Constitution of India Quiz for UPSC, KVS, NDA and Other Exams

1. Which one of the following is a Fundamental Right guaranteed by the Constitution of India ?
(A) Right to govern (B) Right to property
(C) Right to information D) Right to equality
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2. Education is included in which of the following lists ?
(A) Central list B) State list
(C) Concurrent list (D) Local list
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3. The Chief Justice of a High Court is appointed by—
(A) The President B) Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
(C) Governor of the State (D) Chief Minister of the State
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4. Can a person who is not a member of Parliament be appointed as a minister ?
(A) No (B) Yes
(C) Yes, provided the Parliament approves of such an appointment (D) Yes, but he has to become a member of Parliament within six months of his appointment
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5. Through which Constitutional Amendment was the Nagarpalika Bill passed ?
(A) 70th (B) 72th
(C) 73th (D) 74th
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6. Under which of the following situations can the Rajya Sabha be dissolved ?
(A) When financial emergency is declared in the country (B) When emergency is declared due to failure of constitutional machinery
(C) Both (A) and (B)(D) None of these
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7. Who can legislate on those residual matters which are not mentioned in central/state/concurrent lists ?
(A) State legislatures exclusively (B) Parliament alone
(C) Parliament after state legislatures concur (D) Parliament or state legislatures as adjudicated by the Supreme Court
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8. The salary of the members of Parliament is decided by—
(A) The Parliament (B) The Central Cabinet
(C) The President (D) The Speaker
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9. What amidst the following is not true of the general electoral roll prepared through the agency of the Election Commission ? It is to be used for election to the—
(A) Lok Sabha (B) Panchayati Raj and Nagarpalika Institutions
(C) Legislative Assemblies of the States (D) Legislative Councils of the States where these exist
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10. Which of the following categories of citizens of the prescribed age may be registered as a voter ?
(A) Bankrupt (B) Convicted for certain crimes or corruption
(C) Non-resident citizens(D) Mentally unsound
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11. The system of judicial review originated in—
(A) India (B) Germany
(C) Russia (D) U.S.A.
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12. Right to vote is mentioned in the part of the constitution relating to—
(A) Fundamental Rights (B) Union Legislature
(C) State Legislature (D) Election
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13. A law can be enacted or executive order issued, even contrary to Article 19, during proclamation of emergency—
(A) Caused by war or external aggression (B) Caused by internal armed rebellion
(C) Caused by Constitution breakdown (D) Caused by financial crisis
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14. Which authority recommends the principles governing the grants-in-aid from the consolidated Fund of India ?
(A) Public Accounts Committee (B) Union Ministry of Finance
(C) Finance Commission (D) Inter state Council
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15. Which of the following non members of Parliament has the right to address it?
(A) Attorney General of India (B) Solicitor General of India
(C) Chief Justice of India (D) Chief Election Commissioner
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16. The preamble of the Indian Constitution was for the first time amended by the—
(A) 24th Amendment (B) 42nd Amendment
(C) 44th Amendment (D) None of the above
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17. What is the implication of the Central Government granting “Special status” to a state ?
(A) Substantially large percentage of the Central assistance will be as grants in-aid
(B) The extent of loan as a percentage of total assistance will be low
(C) Current account budgetary deficit will be bridged by the Central Government
(D) Both (A) and (B) above
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18. Which amendment to the Constitution of India provides for National Commissions for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes separately?
(A) 90th (B) 89th
(C) 91st (D) 88th
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19. The Trade Union affiliated with the Congress Party is—
(A) All India Trade Union Congress (B) Indian National Trade Union Congress
(C) Centre for Indian Trade Unions (D) Hind Mazdoor Sabha
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20. The following Article of the Indian Constitution abolished the practice of untouchability—
(A) Article 14 (B) Article 18
(C) Article 17 (D) Article 19
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