Indian Polity MCQ-4

The Constitutional Advisor to the Constituent Assembly was?

(A) Sachidananda Sinha
(B) BN Rao
(C) Gopalaswamy Ayyangar
(D) HN Kunzru

Which of the following countries have an Unwritten Constitution?

(B) UK
(C) India
(D) Pakistan

Assertion (A) India is a liberal welfare democracy.
Reason (R) The Indian Constitution aims at securing not merely political equality, but social equality as well.

(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

Match List I with List II and select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists
List I —–List II
A. Britain 1. Directive Principles
B. USA 2. Parliamentary System
C. South Africa 3. Fundamental Rights
D. Ireland 4. Amending Process

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

Match List I with List II and, select the correct answer by using the codes given below the
List I
A. Third Schedule
B. Ninth Schedule
C. Fourth Schedule
D. Tenth Schedule
List II
1 . Allocation of Seats in Upper House
2 . Disqualification on grounds of defection
3 . Validation of certain acts
4 . Forms of Affirmations

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

The first attempt to introduce a representative and popular element in the Governance of India was made through

(A) Indian Council Act, 1861
(B) Indian Council Act, 1892
(C) Indian Council Act, 1909
(D) Government of India Act, 1919

The Cabinet Mission Plan for India envisaged?

(A) Federation
(B) Confederation
(C) Unitary form of Government
(D) Union of States

To produce the Constitution, the Constituent Assembly took?

(A) 2 years 11 months and 18 days
(B) 3 years 10 months and 10 days
(C) 4 years 11 months and 11 days
(D) 5 years 5 months and 5 days ”

The basic features of the Indian Constitution which are not amendable under Article 368 are ?

(A) Sovereignty, territorial integrity, federal system and Judicial review
(B) Sovereignty, territorial integrity and parliamentary system of government
(C) Judicial review and the federal system
(D) Sovereignty, territorial integrity, federal system, judicial review and parliamentary system of government

Which of the following statements is correct with regard to the Indian Constitution?
1. It is the lengthiest written Constitution.
2. It provides a blend of rigidity and flexibility.
3. It is a synthesis of Parliamentary Sovereignty and Judicial Supremacy.

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

Which one of the following determines that the Indian Constitution is federal?

(A) A written and rigid Constitution
(B) An independent Judiciary
(C) Vesting of Residuary Powers with the Centre
(D) Distribution of powers between the Centre and the States

How many languages have been recognised by the Constitution?

(A) 15
(B) 18
(C) 22
(D) 24

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

Which of the following is/are the principal feature(s) of the Government of India Act, 1919?
1. Introduction of Dyarchy in the executive government of the provinces.
2. Introduction of separate communal electorates for Muslims.
3. Devolution of legislative authority by the Centre to the provinces.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below

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

The Constitution of India was adopted and came into force on?

(A) 26th November, 1949726th January, 1950
(B) 15th August, 1947/26th November, 1950
(C) 26th January, 1949/26th November, 1950
(D) 26th November, 1948/26th January, 1950

The Unitary System of Government possesses which of the following advantages?

(A) Greater adaptability
(B) Strong state
(C) Greater participation by the people
(D) Lesser chances of authoritarianism

Which of the following is not correctly matched?
Parts —-Articles Covered

(A) II : 5 to 11
(B) V : 52 to 151
(C) XV : 324to329A
(D) XXII : 369 to 392