Indian Polity Quiz: Indian Constitution (Set - 2)

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Indian Polity Quiz: Indian Constitution (Set - 2)
1. Which constitutional amendment provides constitutional status to panchayti raj system in India?
(a) 42nd amendment
(b) 73rd amendment
(c) 72nd amendment
(d) 61st amendment
2. Which of the following schedules deals with the division of powers between union and states?
(a) fourth schedule
(b) sixth schedule
(c) seventh schedule
(d) ninth schedule
3. Indian federal structure is inspired by which model of the countries below? 
(a) USA
(b) Canada
(c) Switzerland
(d) Russia
4. Concept of welfare state in Indian Constitution is included in
(a) Fundamental Rights
(b) Directive principles of state policy
(c) Citizenship
(d) Provision of Election Commission
5. In which year fundamental duties were included in the Indian Constitution?
(a) 1974
(b) 1975
(c) 1976
(d) 1977
6. In which case the supreme court evolved the concept of ‘Basic Structure of Constitution’?
(a) Golak Nath case
(b) Shankari Prasad case
(c) Kishana Nanda Bharti case
(d) Minerva Mills case
7. Under which article the president of India can be removed by the process of impeachment
(a) Article 79
(b) Article 76
(c) Article 57
(d) Article 61
8. Under which of the constitutional provision, the supreme court of India extends advice to the president of India ?
(a) Article 141
(b) Article 142
(c) Article 143
(d) Article 144
9. Under which article the parliament of India can legislate on any subject in the state list in national interest?
(a) Article 229
(b) Article 230
(c) Article 247
(d) Article 249
10. What is the main difference between Fundamental Rights and the Directive Principles of state policy?
(a) Constitutional Protection
(b) Political Protection
(c) Judicial Protection
(d) Moral Protection
11. Under which article the Parliament of India may constitute Administrative Tribunal ?
(a) 323 A
(b) 323B
(c) 324
(d) 325
12. Which of the following articles deals with the impeachment process against the president of India?
(a) Article 58
(b) Article 59
(c) Article 60
(d) Article 61
13. India has borrowed the concept of Fundamental Rights from the Constitution of
(a) UK
(b) USA
(c) Russia
(d) Ireland
14. By which amendment of the constitution, the Word ‘Socialist’ was incorporated in the Preamble of the Constitution?
(a) 42nd Amendment
(b) 44th Amendment
(c) 25th Amendment
(d) 24th Amendment
15. The permanent president of Constituent Assembly was
(a) Dr. Ambedkar
(b) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(c) K.M. munshi
(d) J.L. Nehru
16. Which one of the following rights has been described by Dr. Ambedkar as ‘The heart and soul of the Constitution’?
(a) Right of Equality
(b) Right to freedom
(c) Right to property
(d) Right to Constitutional Remedies
17. By which Act, Federation was introduced in India?
(a) Indian Council Act, 1861
(b) Regulation Act, 1935
(c) Indian Councils Act, 1892
(d) Cabinet Mission, 1946
18. Which of the following is not provided for by the Constitution of India?
(a) Election Commission
(b) Finance Commissions
(c) Public Service Commission
(d) Planning Commission
19. Which Article of Indian Constitution is related with the Protection of the interests of the minorities?
(a) Article 17
(b) Article 29
(c) Article 30
(d) Article 31
20. Which schedule of Indian Constitution is related to Panchayti Raj ?
(a) II Schedule
(b) VIII Schedule
(c) X Schedule
(d) XI Schedule
Answers with Explanations:
1. (b) 73rd Amendment provides constitutional status to Panchayti Raj System in India.
2. (c) The seventh schedule of the Constitution deals with the division of powers between union and states. (Article 246)—The union (central government), state, and concurrent lists of responsibilities.
3. (b)   4. (b)   5. (c)   6. (c) 
7. (d) Under Article 61, the President of India can be removed by the process of impeachment. Under Article 61 of the Constitution, the President of India can be impeached for the violation of the Constitution, which is solely to be decided by the Parliament.
8. (c) Under article 143 of the constitutional provision, the Supreme Court of India extends advice to the President of India. Concerning Power of President to consult Supreme Court, if at any time it appears to the President that a question of law or fact has arisen, or is likely to arise, which is of such a nature and of such public importance that it is expedient to obtain the opinion of the Supreme Court upon it, he may refer the question to that Court for consideration and the Court may, after such hearing as it thinks fit, report to the President its opinion thereon.
9. (d) Under the Article 249, the Parliament of India can legislate on any subject in the state list in national interest. Notwithstanding anything in the foregoing provisions of this Chapter, if the Council of States has declared by resolution supported by not less than two thirds of the members present and voting that it is necessary or expedient in national interest that Parliament should make laws with respect to any matter enumerated in the State List specified in the resolution, it shall be lawful for Parliament to make laws for the whole or any part of the territory of India with respect to that matter while the resolution remains in force.
10. (c)   11. (a)   12. (d)   13. (b)   14. (a)  
15. (b) The permanent president of Constituent Assembly was Dr. Rajendra Prasad. Dr B.R. ambedkar, Sanjay Phakey, Jawaharlal Nehru, C. Rajagopalachari, Rajendra Prasad, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Kanaiyalal Munshi, Purushottam Mavalankar, Sandip Kumar Patel, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, Shyama Prasad Mukherjee, Nalini Ranjan Ghosh, and Balwant Rai Mehta were some important figures in the Assembly.
16. (d)   17. (d)   18. (d)  
19. (b) Article 29 of the Indian Constitution is related to the protection of the interests of the minorities.
(1) Any section of the citizens residing in the territory of India or any part thereof having a distinct language, script or culture of its own shall have the right to conserve the same.
(2) No citizen shall be denied admission into any educational institution maintained by the State or receiving aid out of State funds on grounds only of religion, race, caste, language or any of them.
20. (d)