Indian Polity Quiz Questions and Answers

Indian Polity Quiz Questions and Answers

1. One may lose citizenship if one?
(A) Maintains trade with a foreign country (B) Visits foreign countries
(C) Has correspondence with foreign people (D) Takes political shelter in a foreign country
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2. Which of the following is the hindrance in the way of good citizenship?
(A) To be more educated (B) To be a wealthy person
(C) To be communal-minded (D) To be religious-minded
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3. "Man's life was solitary, poor, nasty, brutish and short." Who holds such views about the nature of state?
(A) Locke (B) Hobbes
(C) Rousseau (D) T. H. Green
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4. "A man is born free and everywhere he is in chains," Whose words are these?
(A) Rousseau (B) Austin
(C) Plato (D) Hegel
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5. Which of the following is not the duty of a state?
(A) To serve the people (B) To command the people
(C) To protect the people (D) To promote the health of the people
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6. The significant distinction between fundamental rights and directive principles is that–
(A) While the former are rights of citizens, the later are duties of the state
(B) While the former relate largely to civicaspects, the latter relate to socio-economic and international aspects
(C) While the former relate to the present, the latter are not so time bound
(D) While the former are judicially enforceable, the latter are not so enforceable
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7. Which one among the following is enforceable in a court of law ?
(A) Directive Principles (B) Fundamental Rights
(C) Preamble (D) Fundamental Duties
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8. A tribal woman of Rajasthan sends a telegram to the Supreme Court that the Police has kept her in unlawful custody. Which of the following writs should be issued by the Supreme Court to provide a suitable remedy to her?
(A) Habeas Corpus (B) Mandamus
(C) Certiorari (D) Quo warranto
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9. Who, among the following has the final right to sanction the expenditure of public money in India?
(A) The President (B) The Prime Minister
(C) The Parliament (D) The Speaker
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10. Which one among the following is the correct position regarding the Legislative powers of the President?
(A) Once the cabinet has decided a thing, the President must sign it
(B) The President can refuse of sign it
(C) He can send it back for re-consideration once
(D) He can send it back to the cabinet again till the cabinet is tired
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11. Of the following which statement is correct regarding the position of the Rajya Sabha ?
(A) It can be dissolved by the President
(B) It can never be dissolved by anybody except by the Chairman
(C) It is a permanent House and its member ship is hereditary
(D) It is a Permanent House which cannot be dissolved by one-third of its members retire every second year
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12. Who has the power to declare country at war ?
(A) Chief of the Army Staff (B) Defence Minister
(C) The President of India with the consent of Cabinet (D) The Prime Minister
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13. When there is a difference of opinion between the two Houses of the Indian Parliament on a Bill–
(A) The opinion of the Lok Sabha will Prevail
(B) The President may call a joint sitting of the two-houses
(C) The Bill is again passed in the Lok Sabha and presented to the President for his consent
(D) The President can decide himself and give the consent
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14. The members of the Rajya Sabha are–
(A) Directly elected (B) Indirectly elected
(C) Nominated (D) Indirectly elected and nominated also
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15. After once refused, if a non-money bill again duly passed by both the Houses of the Parliamant is presented to the President for his consent–
(A) He can again withhold his consent
(B) He cannot withhold his consent
(C) He can dissolve the Lok Sabha
(D) He sends the matter to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court to decide
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16. Which of the following combinations are not compatible?
(A) Socialism and Democracy (B) Democracy and Communism
(C) Democracy and Fascism (D) Democracy and Anarchism
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17. In which of the following situations can the aggreived party approach the Supreme Court for the redress of the grievances?
(A) Death sentence to a person by the High Court who had earlier been acquitted by the Session Court
(B) Conviction of a person by a Sessions judges for ten years for committing an offence
(C) Refusal of admission test
(D) Rejection of a person in an interview at the UPSC
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18. Under which one of the following conditions can the Government of India suspend both the right of Habeas Corpus and freedom of speech and yet retain its democratic character?
(A) The employees of Post and Telegraph have gone on a strike
(B) There is a sharp difference between two political parties
(C) A section of people have been agitating for seccession of a part of the country
(D) The legislature in a state fails to function
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19. With which political party did Congress Party enter into a pact for elections to the 13th Lok Sabha ?
(A) Rashtriya Janata Dal (B) Muslim League
(C) CP(M) (D) A.D.M.K.
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20. The primary purpose of nationalization of important industries in India was–
(A) To remove the evils of private ownership and under into Socialistic Society
(B) To bridge the gap between the rich and poor
(C) To promote the growth of a sound economy
(D) To liberate the poor from exploitation
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