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Indian Polity Mock Test-48

Question No:1

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

A. France
C. Britain
D. Switzerland

Question No:2

Where was the first parliamentary form of Government formed ?

A. Britain
B. Belgium
C. France
D. Switzerland

Question No:3

Who called Indian Federalism as the Co-operative Federalism ?

A. G.Austin
B. K.C. Wheare
C. Sir Ivor Jennings
D. D.D. Basu

Question No:4

The constitution of India is—

A. Rigid
B. Flexible
C. Very rigid
D. Partly rigid, partly flexible

Question No:5

The concept of Judicial Review in our Constitution has been taken from the Constitution of :

A. England
C. Canada
D. Australia

Question No:6

The Constitution of India borrowed the scheme of Indian Federation from the constitution of :

B. Canada
C. United Kingdom
D. Ireland

Question No:7

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

B. Canada
D. France

Question No:8

The idea of including the Emergency provisions in the Constitution of India has been borrowed from the—

A. Constitution of Canada
B. Weimar Constitution of Germany
C. Constitution of Ireland
D. Constitution of USA

Question No:9

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

Question No:10

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



A. 1234
B. 2134
C. 2143
D. 1243

Question No:11

Indian Constitution has taken certain features of the constitution of the constitutions of other countries. Which country has contributed to the framing of the ‘Directive Principles of State Policy’?

A. France
B. Ireland
C. Japan

Question No:12

Which of the following was the biggest source for the Constitution of India ?

A. The Government of India Act, 1919
B. The Government of India Act, 1935
C. The Indian Independence Act, 1947
D. None of the above

Question No:13

Match List-I (Item in the Indian Constitution) with List-II (Country from which it was derived) and select the correct answer :

List-I— List-II
A. India as a Union of States with greater powers to the Union 1. Canada
B. Fundamental Rights 2. USA
C. Directive Principles of State Policy 3. Ireland
D. Concurrent List in Union-State Relations4. Australia

A. 1 2 3 4
B. 2 1 3 4
C. 5 4 3 2
D. 2 3 4 5

Question No:14

Of the following words in the Preamble of the Constitution of India which was not inserted through the Constitution (Forty Second) Amendmend Act, 1976?

A. Socialist
B. Secular
C. Dignity
D. Integrity

Question No:15

At the time of enactment of the Constitution, which one of the following ideals was not included in the preamble ?

A. Liberty
B. Equality
C. Socialist
D. Justice

Question No:16

Which Amendment Act introduced changes in the Preamble to the Indian Constitution ?

A. the 38th Amendment Act, 1975
B. the 40th Amendment Act, 1976
C. the 42nd Amendment Act, 1976
D. the 44th Amendment Act, 1979

Question No:17

The Preamble of our Constitution reads India as—

A. Sovereign, Socialist, Secular, Democratic Republic
B. Sovereign, Democratic, Socialist, Secular Republic
C. Socialist, Sovereign, Democratic, Secular Republic
D. Democratic, Sovereign, Secular, Socialist Republic

Question No:18

Which Amendment of the Indian Constitution inserted the two words—’Socialist’ and ‘Secular’ in the preamble ?

A. 28th
B. 40th
C. 42nd
D. 52nd

Question No:19

For which one of the following judgments of Supreme Court of India, the Keshavanand Bharti Vs State of India case is considered a landmark ?

A. The religion cannot be mobilised for political ends
B. Abolishing untouchability from the country.
C. Right to life and liberty cannot be suspended under any circumstance
D. The basic structure of the Constitution, as defined in the Preamble, cannot be changed

Question No:20

In which Amendment, the words ‘Socialist’, ‘Secular’ and ‘Unity and Integrity of the Nation’ were added to the Preamble of constitution of India ?

A. 42nd
B. 44th
C. 52nd
D. None of them