Indian Polity MCQ-1

Which ‘one among the following statements regarding the Government of India Act, 1935 is not correct?

(A) Provincial autonomy came into existence
(B) Bicameral legislatures were provided in six provinces
(C) The principles of communal electorates and weight ages were further extended
(D) The states were compelled to enter the federation

Two independent states of India and Pakistan were created by?

(A) the Simla Conference
(B) the Cripps Proposal
(C) the Cabinet Mission Plan
(D) the Indian Independence Act

What was the basis for Constituting the Constituent Assembly of India?

(A) The resolution of Indian National Congress
(B) The Cabinet Mission Plan, 1946 .
(C) The Indian Independence Act, 1947
(D) The resolution of the Provincial/State legislature of the Dominion of India

The objective resolution, which outlined the philosophy of the Indian Constitution, was moved in the Constituent Assembly by

(A) Dr S Radhakrishnan
(B) Dr Rajendra Prasad
(C) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(D) BR Ambedkar

Who called Indian Federalism as the Co-operative Federalism?

(A) G Austin
(B) KC Wheare
(C) Sir Ivor Jennings
(D) DD Basu

The office of Lokpal and Lokayukta in India is based on which one of the following?

(A) Parliamentary Commissioner of UK
(B) Ombudsman in Scandinavia
(C) Procurator General of Russia
(D) Council of State in France

Which one of the following Articles of the Constitution of India says that the executive power of every State shall be so exercise as not to impede or prejudice the exercise of the executive power of the Union?

(A) Article 256
(B) Article 258
(C) Article 355
(D) Article 358

Match List I with List II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists
List I—————— List II
A. Bicameral system 1. Government of India Act, 1935
B. Legislative devolution 2. Indian Councils Act, 1861
C, Separate electorate 3. Montague- Chelmsford Reforms
D. Provincial autonomy 4. Minto-Morley Reforms
Codes
ABCD

(A) 1 2 3 4
(B) 2 1 4 3
(C) 3 2 4 1
(D) 3 4 1 2

Statement I The Supreme Court in Kesavananda Bharti Case propounded the concept of basic structure.
Statement II The Constitution envisages a balance among the three organs of the State.
Codes

(A) Both the statements are individually true and statement II is the correct explanation of statement I
(B) Both the statements are individually true, but statement II is not the correct explanation of statement I
(C) Statement I is true, but statement II is false
(D) Statement I is false, but statement II is true

Who presided over the first meeting of the Indian Constituent Assembly?

(A) Dr Rajendra Prasad
(B) Sachchidananda Sinha
(C) BR Ambedkar
(D) HV Kamath

Consider the following statements regarding Constituent Assembly functions
1. It ratified the India’s membership of the Common Wealth in May 1949
It adopted the National Flag on 22nd July, 1947
3. It adopted the National Anthem on 24th January, 1950
4. It adopted the National Song on24th January, 1950
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 and 2
(B) 1 , 2 and 3
(C) 2, 3 and 4
(D) 1,2, 3 and 4

The Indian parliamentary system is different from the British parliamentary system, in that India has

(A) both a real and nominal executive
(B) a system of collective responsibility
(C) bicameral legislature
(D) the system of judicial review

Match List I (Provision of the Constitution of India with List II(Source) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists
List I- ————-List II
A. Directive Principles 1. Constitution of Ireland
B. Emergency Power of the President 2. Constitution of Germany
C. The Union- State Relations 3. Constitution of Canada
D. Amendments of the Constitution 4. Constitution of South Africa
Codes
ABCD

(A) 1 2 3 4
(B) 2 1 3 4
(C) 2 1 4 3
(D) 1 2 4 3

In which Article of the Constitution of India says, “No child below the age of 14 years shall be employed to work in any factory or mines or engaged in any other hazardous employment”?

(A) Article 24
(B) Article 45
(C) Article 330
(D) Article 368

Assertion (A) The Government of India Act, 1935 and the Constitution of India are. both lengthy documents.
Reason (R) The Government of India Act, 1935 was taken as a model and substantially incorporated in the Constitution of India.
Codes

(A) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
(B) Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A
(C) A is true, but R is false
(D) A is false, but R is true

Statement I The Constitution of India provides for a parliamentary form of government.
Statement II The founding fathers of the Constitution preferred responsibility of the Executive to the Legislature,

Codes

(A) Both the statements are individually true and statement II is the correct explanation of statement I
(B) Both the statements are individually true, but statement II is not the correct explanation of statement I
(C) Statement I is true, but statement II is false
(D) Statement I is false, but statement II is true

The Constituent Assembly of India started functioning from ?

(A) 9th December, 1946
(B) 1st January, 1947
(C) 26th January, 1947
(D) 15th August, 1947