Indian Polity MCQ-9

In Indian Polity which one is supreme?

(A) The Supreme Court
(B) The Constitution
(C) The Parliament
(D) Religion

Which of the following features does the Indian Constitution borrow from the Weimar Constitution of Germany?

(A) The idea of a federation with a strong centre
(B) The method of presidential elections
(C) The Emergency Powers
(D) Provisions concerning the suspension of Fundamental Rights during National Emergency

Match List I (Articles of Indian Constitution) with List II (Provisions) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists
List I ————-List II
A. Article 54 1. Election of the. President of India
B. Article 75 2. Appointment of the Prime Minister
C. Article 155 3. Appointment of the Governor of a State
D. Article 164 4. Appointment of the Chief Minister and Council of Ministers of a State 1 5. Composition of Legislative Assembly

(A) 1 2 3 4
(B) 1 2 4 5
(C) 2 1 3 5
(D) 3 2 1 4

For distribution of powers between the Union and the States, the Constitution of India introduce three lists. Which two of the following Articles govern the distribution of power?

(A) Articles 3 and 4
(B) Articles 56 and 57
(C) Articles 141 and 142
(D) Articles 245 and 246

Which of the following Acts was described by Jawahar Lal Nehru as ‘Charter of Slavery’?

(A) Regulating Act, 1773
(B) Pitt’s India Act, 1784
(C) Government of India Act, 1919
(D) Government of India Act, 1935

Who among the following was the Chairman of the Union Constitution Committee of the Constituent Assembly?

(A) BR Ambedkar
(B) JB Kripalani
(C) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(D) Alladi Krishnaswami Ayyar

Which of the following is correct?

(A) The Nehru Report (1928) had advocated the inclusion of Fundamental Rights in the Constitution of India
(B) The Government of India Act, 1935 referred to Fundamental Rights
(C) The August offer, 1940 included the Fundamental Rights
(D) The Cripps Mission, 1942 referred to Fundamental Rights

In Indian Polity, the executive is subordinate to the?

(A) Judiciary
(B) Legislature
(C) Election Commission
(D) Union Public Service Commission

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 Relations 4. UK

(A) 1 2 3 4
(B) 2 1 3 4
(C) 5 4 3 2
(D) 2 3 4 5

Match List I (Articles of Indian Constitution) with List II (Provisions) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists
List I———— List II
A. Article 16(2) 1. No person can be discriminated against in the matter of public appointment on the ground of race, religions or caste
B. Article29(2) 2. No citizen shall be denied admission into any educational institution maintained by the State, or receiving State aid, on grounds of religion, race, caste, language or any of them
C. Article 30(1) 3. All minorities whether based on religion or language shall have to establish and administer educational institution of their choice
D. Article31(1) 4. No person shall be deprived of his property save by authority of law

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

The distribution of powers between the Centre and States in the Indian Constitution is based on the scheme provided in the

(A) Morley-Minto Reforms, 1909
(B) Montague-Chelmsford Act, 1919
(C) Government of India Act, 1935
(D) Indian Independence Act, 1947

Who was the head of the Drafting Committee of the Constitution?

(A) Sachidanand Sinha
(B) BN Rao
(C) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(D) BR Ambedkar

In which year did the Parliament adopt Indian Constitution?

(A) 1947
(B) 1948
(C) 1950
(D) 1952

Which of the following statements about the Federal System in India are not correct?
1. The Constitution introduces a Federal System as the basic structure of Government.
2. There is a strong admixture of a unitary bias.
3. Both the Union and State Legislature are sovereign.
4. The Legislative, Financial and Judicial powers have been divided between the Union and its units.

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

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

(A) England
(C) Canada
(D) Australia

The Ninth Schedule to the Indian Constitution was added by?

(A) First Amendment
(B) Eighth Amendment
(C) Ninth Amendment
(D) Forty Second Amendment

The monopoly of Indian trade of the East India Company was abolished by the

(A) Regulating Act, 1773
(B) Charter Act, 1813
(C) Charter Act, 1833
(D) Government of India Act, 1858