Indian Polity MCQ-10

Who is considered to be the architect of the Indian Constitution?

(A) BR Ambedkar
(B) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(C) Rajendra Prasad
(D) BN Rao

Which one of the following statements is correct?

(A) The Constituent Assembly of India was elected by the provincial assemblies in the year 1946
(B) Jawahar Lal Nehru, MA Jinnah and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel were members of the Constituent Assembly of India
(C) The first session of the Constituent Assembly of India was held in January, 1947
(D) The Constitution of India was adopted on 26th January, 1950

Who said, “Indian Constitution strikes a good balance between extreme rigidity and too much flexibility”?

(A) BR Ambedkar
(B) MV Pylee
(C) Alexanderowicz
(D) KG Wheare

The Constitution of India borrowed the scheme of Federation from the Constitution of ?

(B) Canada
(C) United Kingdom
(D) Ireland

Which one of the following Articles of the Indian Constitution provides that “It shall be the duty of the Union to protect every State against external aggression and internal disturbance”?

(A) Article 215
(B) Article 275
(C) Article 325
(D) Article 355

Consider the following with reference to the provisions of ‘Government of India Act, 1935’
1. Establishment of an All-India Federation.
2. Provincial autonomy, with a Government responsible to an elected legislature.
3. Redistribution of provinces and the creation of two new provinces. Which of these were embodied in the Government of India Act, 1935?

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

Which of the following items is wrongly matched?

(A) 9 December, 1947 : Constituent ‘ Assembly’s first meeting’
(B) 26 November, 1949 : The people of India adopted, enacted and gave to themselves the Constitution
(C) 24 January, 1950 : The Constitution was finally signed by the members of the Constituent Assembly
(D) 26 January, 1950 : The date of commencement of the Constitution

Match the following
List I(Chairman)————- List II (Committee)
A. KM Munshi 1. Union Powers Committee
B. Rajendra Prasad Drafting Committee
C. Jawahar Lal Nehru 3. Business Committee
D. BR Ambedkar 4. Steering Committee

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

Which of the following official documents is related with India?

(A) White Paper
(B) Green Paper
(C) Yellow’ Book
(D) Blue Book

The Federal System with strong centre’ has been borrowed by the Indian Constitution from ?

(B) Canada
(C) UK
(D) France

Which one of the following schedules of the Indian Constitution, lists the names of States and specifies their territories?

(A) First
(B) Second
(C) Third
(D) Fourth

Consider the following statements with reference to the provisions of Moriey-Minto Reforms Act in the Colonial India
1. The Morley-Minto Reform Act raised the number of additional number of the Central Legislature.
2. It introduced the principle of communal representation- in the Legislature.
3. it empowered the Legislation to discuss the budget and to move resolutions on it.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

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

Who was the Chairman of the Union Power Committee of Constituent Assembly of India?

(A) Sardar Valiabhbhai Patel
(B) Dr BR Ambedkar
(C) Sir Alladi Krishnaswami Ayyar
(D) Pt Jawahar Lal Nehru

The idea of Constituent Assembly to frame a Constitution for India was first mooted by?

(A) MN Roy in 1927
(B) the Indian National Congress in 1 936
(C) the Muslim League in 1942
(D) the all parties conference in 1946

Which one of the following is a basic feature of the Presidential Government?

(A) Rigid Constitution
(B) Single Executive
(C) Supremacy of the Legislature
(D) Residual Powers of the States

The idea of including the Emergency provisions in the Constitution of [ndia has been borrowed from the

(A) Constitution of Canada
(B) Weimar Constitution of Germany
(C) Constitution of Ireland
(D) Constitution of USA

Match List I (Articles of the Constitution of India with List II (Provisions) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists
List I—————List II
A. Article 14 1. The State shall not deny to any person equality before the law or the equal protection of laws within the territory of India
B. Article 15 2. The State shall not discriminate against any citizen on grounds only of religion, race, caste, sei place of birth or any of them.
C. Article 16 3. There shall bee quality of opportunity for all citizens in matters relating to employment or appointment to any office under the State
D. Article 17 4. Un touchability is abolished and its practice in any form is forbidden

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