Indian Polity MCQ-5

Which of the following is correct under the Indian Constitution?

(A) No territorial changes can be made in the boundaries of states
(B) Territorial changes in the boundaries of states can be ma> v: the consent of the majority of the states
(C) Territorial changes can be made by the Parliament after the approval of the majority of the State Legislatures had been obtained
(D) The territorial changes in the boundaries of states can be made by the Parliament

From the following languages listed in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution pick out of the one which is official language of a state

(A) Kashmir
(B) Urdu
(C) Sindhi
(D) Nepali

Assertion (A) The Government of India Act of 1858 transferred the Governance of India from the East India Company to the Crown.
Reason (R) The East India Company was unwilling to administer India any more.

(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

Which of the following Acts introduced communal electorate in India?

(A) Indian Council Act, 1861
(B) Indian Council Act, 1892 ‘
(C) Indian Council Act, 1909
(D) Government of India Act, 1935

The Constituent Assembly set up a Drafting Committee under the Chairmanship of Dr BR Ambedkar on

(A) 13th December, 1946
(B) 22nd January, 1947
(C) 3rd June, 1947
(D) 29th August, 1947

The cardinal features of political system in India are
1. It is a democratic republic.
2. It has a parliamentary form of Government.
3. The supreme power vests in the people of India.
4. It provides for a unified authority.

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

Point out the common features of a Federal Constitution with the help of the codes given below
1. A written and rigid Constitution
2. Division of power between the centre and the units.
3. Separation of powers between the legislature and the executive.
4. Bicameral national legislature.

(A) 2, 3 and 4
(B) 1, 3 and 4
(C) 1, 2 and 4
(D) All of the above

Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. In June, 1948 the government of India appointed the Linguistic Provinces Commission under the Chairmanship of Fazl All.
2. !n December 1953 a three member states Reorganisation Commission was appointed under the Chairmanship of SK Dhar.
3. The Fundamental Duties were incorporated on the recommendation of Swarn Singh Committee.
4. At present, there are ten Fundamental Duties.

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

The item ‘Education’ belongs to the?

(A) Union List
(B) State List
(C) Concurrent List
(D) Residuary Subjects

By virtue of which Act, Dyarchy was introduced in India?

(A) Indian Council Act, 1909
(B) Government of India Act, 1919
(C) Government of India Act, 1935
(D) Indian Independence Act, 1947

The Government of India Act, 1 935 was based on ?

(A) The principle of federation and parliamentary system
(B) The principle of succession of the British Indian Provinces
(C) Acceptance of the idea of a Constituent Assembly to draft a Constitution
(D) None of the above

Who was the Chairman of the Provincial Constitution Committee of the Constituent Assembly?

(A) Dr BR Ambedkar
(B) Pt Jawahar Lal Nehru
(C) Dr Rajendra Prasad
(D) Sardar Patei

Where was, the concept of written Constitution, first born?

(A) France
(C) Britain
(D) Switzerland

Indian Constitution is?

(A) truly federal
(B) truly unitary
(C) federal with unitary bias
(D) federal with bias against the states

Match the following List I (Sources) with List II (Features Borrowed) and answer as per the codes given below
List I———— List II
A. Irish Constitution 1. Concurrent List
B. Canadian Constitution 2. Procedure for amendment of the Constitution
C. Australian Constitution 3. Directive Principles of State Policy
D. South African Constitution 4. Vesting of Residuary Powers in the Centre

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

Match List I with List II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists
List I——— List II
A. Sixth Schedule 1. Administration and control of Scheduled areas and Scheduled tribes
B. Second Schedule 2. Administration of tribal areas in states of Assam, Tripura and Mizoram
C. Twelfth Schedule 3. Provision as to the Speaker and Deputy of state Legislative Assemblies
D. Fifth Schedule 4. Powers, authority and responsibilities of Municipalities

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

The instrument of instructions contained in the Government of India Act, 1935 has been incorporated in the Constitution of India in the year 1950 as

(A) Fundamental Rights
(B) Directive Principles of the State Policy
(C) Fundamental Duties
(D) Emergency Provisions