Indian Polity and Economy Questions and Answers

Indian Polity and Economy Questions and Answers

1. Democracy is a government of the people, by the people and for the people." Whose statement is it?
(A) Rousseau (B) I. S. Mill
(C) T. H. Green (D) Abraham Lincoln
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2. Where there is no hereditary king but an elected head of the state, it is known as–
(A) Democracy (B) Monarchy
(C) Republic (D) Federation
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3. 'Residuary Powers' means those powers which are–
(A) Delegated by the centre to the states
(B) Enjoyed by the king or the President only
(C) Delegated by the state to the centre
(D) Retained by the centre or the state for themselves after division of powers between the centre and the unit states in a federation
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4. Which one of the following articles in the constitution of India is related to the amendment of the constitution?
(A) Article 268 (B) Article 363
(C) Article263 (D) Article 368
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5. In a parliamentary type of the government, the ministry is responsible to–
(A) The Upper House only (B) The Lower House only
(C) Both Upper and Lower Houses (D) The President or the King
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6. Which of the following immunities is not enjoyed by the President of India?
(A) All the central government orders are issued in the name of the President but he cannot be held responsible personally for any such acts in any court
(B) He cannot be impeached during his term of office
(C) He cannot be arrested or imprisoned under the order of any court during his term of office
(D) No civil proceeding in which relief claimed against the President shall be instituted during his term of office
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7. The President of India enjoys–
(A) Financial Powers (B) Emergency Powers
(C) Military Powers (D) All the above
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8. The President of India does not appoint–
(A) The Prime Minister (B) The Chief Election Commissioner
(C) The Chief Minister in a State (D) The Chief Justice of India
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9. Of the following, which is not the legislative power of the President?
(A) No bill passed by the two Houses of the Parliament can become law without his assent
(B) No money Bill can be introduced in the Parliament without his previous consent
(C) No law of a municipal board can be enforced without his assent
(D) He can dissolve the Parliament
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10. According to the Indian Constitution the money bills can be introduced in–
(A) The Lok Sabha only (B) The Rajya Sabha only
(C) The joint sessions of Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha only (D) The Council of the Ministers
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11. The single integrated hierarchical judicial system in India has placed the high courts under–
(A) The Union Law Minister (B) The Supreme Court
(C) The President of India (D) The Parliament
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12. Which of the following is the lowest civil court? The court of a–
(A) Sub-Judge (B) Munsif
(C) Naib-Tehsildar (D) Third-class Magistrate
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13. Which of the following is not a source of income to a municipality?
(A) House tax and water tax (B) Taxes on cycle, rickshaw and other vehicles
(C) Grant from the State Government (D) Income tax
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14. Which of the following statement is correct regarding the National Integration?
(A) It implies that there should be a common religion for all
(B) It makes all the people to have similar customs and traditions
(C) It means that all the people should have common language
(D) A feeling and conviction that they are Indian fIrst Indian last
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15, Of the following factors which is responsible for the development of the national integration ?
(A) Economic disparities (B) Religious differences
(C) Patriotism (D) Casteism and regionalism
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16. The implication of secularism in the Indian Constitution is–
(A) Opposition to all religions
(B) Banning of religious conversion by law
(C) Non-discrimination on the basis of one's creed
(D) Legal prohibition of Communal Parties
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17. Which of the following emergencies has never been Proclaimed in India?
(A) Financial emergency due to economic instability
(B) National emergency due to external factors
(C) National emergency due to internal disturbances
(D) Constitutional breakdown in the States leading to President's rule
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18. The Prime Minister in India will have to resign when–
(A) The Rajya Sabha passes a vote of no confidence against him
(B) The President loses his faith in him
(C) The Lok Sabha turns down his budget proposals
(D) The Cabinet is dissatisfied with some of his policies
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19. Which of the following is an essential attribute of the State?
(A) Democracy (B) Socialism
(C) Nationalism (D) Sovereignty
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20. Which of the following may be regarded as an ultimate goal of Communism?
(A) Class struggle (B) Revolution
(C) Classless society (D) Dictatorship of the proletariat
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