GK/Indian politics -II Sample Test,Sample questions

Question: A candidate will lose deposit in an assembly election, if he does not secure

1.More than 1/8th of the valid votes polled

2.More than 1/5th of the valid votes polled

3.More than 1/6th of the valid votes polled


Question: A chief Secretary is appointed for a period of

1.3 years

2.2 years

3.1 years

4.Not fixed

Question: A money bill can be introduced only in

1.Rajya Sabha

2.Lok Sabha

3.Both Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha

4.None of the above

Question: A person to be qualified to contest in Panchayat elections must have attained the age of

1.18 years

2.21 years

3.25 years

4.35 years

Question: Article 21A of the Constitution of India deals with

1.Freedom of Speech and Expression

2.Free and Compulsory Education to children aged 6-14 Yrs

3.Protection of Language, script or culture of minorities

4.Protection of Life and Liberty

Question: Article 356 of the Constitution has generated lots of debate because it deals with

1.Inter-State Water Disputes

2.Greater autonomy for States in financial matters

3.Declaration of Presidents rule in a state

4.Status of Kashmir

Question: Article 371(2) of the Indian Constitution is related to which of the following states

1.Jammu and Kashmir

2.Maharashtra and Gujarat

3.Nagaland and Manipur

4.Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

Question: Article 371(A) of the Indian Constitution is related to which of the following states

1.Jammu and Kashmir




Question: For how many days can Rajya Sabha delay the Money Bill

1.14 days

2.15 days

3.16 days

4.18 days

Question: For how much period, Presidents rule can be imposed in a State without approval of the Parliament

1.1 months

2.3 months

3.5 months


Question: he law on which the Supreme Court functions was taken from





Question: How many function of Panchayats are enlisted in the 11th schedule of Indian Constitution





Question: How many Fundamental Rights are enjoyed by the Indians





Question: How many members are from the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha respectively in the Parliamentary Committee on Welfare of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes

1.5 and 12

2.10 and 5

3.20 and 10

4.20 and 12

Question: How many members are required in recognized as the opposition party in Lok Sabha

1.1/10 of the total strength

2.1/5 of the total strength

3.3/10 of the total strength


Question: How many members of Lok Sabha join the Public Accounts Committee





Question: In India who is competent to amend Fundamental Rights of the citizens


2.Rajya Sabha


4.Supreme Court

Question: In India, if motion of thanks to Presidents address is defeated, then who would resign


2.Speaker of Lok Sabha

3.Prime minister

4.The Government

Question: In India, the concept of single citizenship is adopted from





Question: In the Constitution of India to protect and improve the natural environment including forests lakes rivers and wild life and to have compassion for living creatures is

1.Fundamental Right

2.Fundamental Duty

3.Directive Principle of State Policy

4.None of the above

Question: In which of the following cases the Supreme Court of India gave verdict that the Preamble is part of Indian Constitution

1.Babari Masjid Case

2.Minerva Mills Case

3.Golak Nath Case

4.Kesavananda Bharati Case

Question: In which state reservation for scheduled castes not applied in Panchayat elections

1.Uttar Pradesh


3.Arunachal Pradesh


Question: In which year, the Union Ministry of Panchayati Raj Institutions was established





Question: India had been described as functional anarchy by

1.J.K. Galbraith

2.Selig Harrison

3.Morris Jones

4.Atul Kohli

Question: India has been described by the Constitution as

1.A Federation of States


3.A union of states

4.None of the above

Question: Judgement of Supreme Court in Indira Sawhney Vs. Union of India relates to

1.Reservation of Minorities

2.Reservation of Scheduled Caste

3.Reservation of Scheduled Tribe

4.Reservation for OBC

Question: Not concern of the local government

1.Law and Order

2.Public Health

3.Public Utility Services


Question: Parliament can make a law on an item of state list during the period of emergency under the following Article

1.Article 450

2.Article 350

3.Article 250

4.Article 150

Question: Right to Education has been incorporated in the Constitution of India in which group of Fundamental Rights

1.Right to Equality

2.Cultural and Education Right

3.Right against Exploitation

4.Right to Freedom

Question: The 86th Amendment of the Indian Constitution made primary education as a Fundamental Right in the year





Question: The Directive Principles are enshrined in the Constitution in

1.Part I

2.Part II

3.Part III

4.Part IV

Question: The first Law Officer in India

1.Prime Minister


3.Attorney General

4.Law Minister

Question: The following states were initially given the status of autonomous state and subsequently made full-fledged states. Mark them

1.Meghalaya and Jammu and Kashmir

2.Assam and Bihar

3.Meghalaya and Sikkim

4.Nagaland and Assam

Question: The Fundamental Duties are introduced in the Constitution upon recommendation of the Committee

1.Swaran Sing Committee

2.Chavan Committee

3.Buta Singh Committee

4.Narasimha Rao Committee

Question: The Fundamental Rights have the sanction of

1.Supreme Court


3.Maority Opinion

4.The Government

Question: The Governor does not appoint the

1.Chief Minister

2.Advocate General of the State

3.Judges of the High Court


Question: The Indian Constitution is published by of Ministry of law and Justice

1.Legislative department

2.Department of Legal Affairs

3.Department of Justice

4.National Judicial Commission

Question: The minimum number of judges of the Supreme Court required for hearing any case involving interpretation of the Constitution is





Question: The Model Code of Conduct for elections is issued by the Election Commission as per

1.Rules in the Indian Penal Code

2.Rules in the Constitution

3.Issued for voluntary compliance

4.Rules laid down in the Peoples Representation Act

Question: The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes was established through a

1.Cabinet resolution

2.Government order



Question: The Panchayat Samiti remains accountable for its functions to

1.Anchal Panchayats

2.Zilla Parishads

3.Janpad Panchayats

4.The Gram Panchayats and Gram Sabhas

Question: The Panchayati Raj is included in the

1.Concurrent List

2.Union List

3.State List


Question: The parliament can abolish a Legislative Council on the recommendations of

1.The President

2.The Governor

3.State Council of Ministers

4.State Legislative Assembly

Question: The power to form a new State or change the boundaries of an existing State rests with

1.The President


3.Supreme Court

4.Election Commission

Question: The President of India has

1.Power to veto Supreme Court decisions

2.Emergency powers that can be used at his own discretion

3.Right to be informed of all important matters and deliberations of the Council of Ministers

4.Power to veto Supreme Court decisions

Question: The provisions in Fifth Schedule and Sixth Schedule in the Constitution of India are made in order to

1.determine the boundaries between States

2.determine the powers, authority and responsibilities of Panchayats

3.protect the interests of Scheduled Tribes


Question: The residuary powers of legislation under Indian Constitution rests with

1.The Prime Minister

2.The President

3.The Chief Justice

4.The Parliament

Question: The seat of a Member of Parliament who absents himself from sessions without permission for days can be declared vacant

1.30 days

2.45 days

3.60 days

4.75 days

Question: The Union Finance Commission which first categorized the States as Special and General Category States is

1.Third Finance Commission

2.Fourth Finance Commission

3.Fifth Finance Commission

4.Sixth Finance Commission

Question: The words Procedure established by Law, incorporated in Article 21 of the Constitution were adopted from the Constitution





Question: To becomes an Act, how many times a Bill need to go through in Parliament House





Question: Total number of women memebers in the Constituent Assembly was





Question: Under the Constitution of India organization of Village Panchayat is

1.Fundamental Right

2.Fundamental Duty

3.Directive Principle

4.None of the above

Question: Under which Article of Indian Constitution amendment process has been described





Question: Under which Article of the Consitution, can an individual move to the Supreme Court directly in case of any violation of a Fundamental Right

1.Article 12

2.Article 18

3.Article 26

4.Article 32

Question: Under which article of the Constitution C&AG submits a report on finances of a State to the Governor

1.Article 151

2.Article 139

3.Article 234

4.Article 136

Question: What is guillotine in parliamentary context

1.Bringing the house to a standstill

2.Cut in the budget expenditure

3.Walk out

4.Approving bills without any discussion

Question: Which Amendment of the Constitution relates to Anti-defection Law





Question: Which among the following Article of the Constitution of India gives provision to set up village panchayats?

1.Article 243

2.Article 249

3.Article 239

4.Article 200

Question: Which among the following functions as a coordinator between the Planning Commission and State Government

1.National Integration Council

2.Finance Commission

3.National Development Council

4.None of the above

Question: Which Article of Indian Constitution says that untouchability is abolished

1.Article 13

2.Article 17

3.Article 18

4.Article 21

Question: Which Article of the Constitution addresses our Country as India, that is Bharat


2.Article 1

3.Article 3

4.Article 5

Question: Which article of the Constitution directs that the State shall take steps to organize village panchayats





Question: Which article of the Constitution grants protection from double jeopardy ?

1.Article 16

2.Article 19

3.Article 17


Question: Which article of the Constitution speaks about duty of the State to raise the level of nutrition and standard of living and to improve public health

1.Article 81

2.Article 47

3.Article 48

4.Article 65

Question: Which Article of the Constitution speaks about Uniform Civil Code





Question: Which article of the Constitution states that All are equal before Law

1.Article 14

2.Article 15

3.Article 16

4.Article 17

Question: Which Article of the Directive Principles of the Constitution mentions about empowering Village Panchayats

1.Article 40

2.Article 50

3.Article 60


Question: Which article of the Indian Constitution is related to Indian Foreign Policy

1.Article 51

2.Article 60

3.Article 312

4.Article 380

Question: Which Article of the Indian Constitution mentions about Presidents power of Pardon

1.Article 71

2.Article 72

3.Article 70

4.Article 69

Question: Which body decides the number and size of constituencies in India for electoral purposes

1.Election Commission of India


3.Ministry of Home Affairs

4.Delimitation Commission

Question: Which Committee was constituted by Government of India to study Criminalization of Politics in India

1.Tarkunde Committee

2.Vohra Committee

3.Dinesh Goswami Committee

4.Sri Krishna Committee

Question: Which constitutional amendment provided for appointment of a person as Governor for more than one state





Question: Which Indian Prime Minister did not face the Parliament

1.I K Gujral

2.Chandra Shekhar

3.Morarji Desai

4.Chaudhary Charan Singh

Question: Which Institution has the final authority to interpret the India Constitution


2.Supreme Court of India

3.Attorney General of India


Question: Which is the highest forum of debate in the country ?

1.The Supreme Court

2.The Parliament

3.Civil Society


Question: Which Lok Sabha is of shortest duration till now

1.9th Lok Sabha

2.10th Lok Sabha

3.11th Lok Sabha

4.12th Lok Sabha

Question: Which of the following articles of the Constitution confers advisory jurisdiction to the Supreme Court of India ?

1.Article 143

2.Article 196

3.Article 183


Question: Which of the following articles of the Constitution deals with the re-election of the President ?

1.Article 57

2.Article 78

3.Article 23


Question: Which of the following is not a condition for acquisition of Indian citizenship





Question: Which of the following is not an administrative post

1.Chief Secretary

2.Parliamentary Secretary

3.Principal Secretary

4.Deputy Secretary

Question: Which of the following judgements stated that Preamble was not a part of the Constitution

1.Berubari Case

2.Golaknath case

3.Kesavananda Bharati Case

4.Bommai Vs Union of India

Question: Which of the following statement about a Governer is incorrect

1.He hold office during the pleasure of the President

2.He can be removed by a process of impeachment

3.He hold office for a term of five years

4.He is appointed by the President

Question: Which of the following statement about Chief Minister is correct

1.Represents as the leader of the majority party in the State Legislative Assembly

2.Directly elected by the people

3.Selected by the ruling party President

4.Nominated by the Governor

Question: Which of these Fundamental Rights is available only to a citizen of India

1.Rights under Article 21

2.Rights under Article 19

3.Rights under Article 25

4.Rights under Article 28

Question: Which one of the following cases propounded the concept of Basic structure of the Indian Constitution

1.Shankari Prasads Case

2.Rudal Shahs Case

3.Indra Sauhney Case

4.Keshvanand Bharati Case

Question: Which rule of the Lok Sabha Rules of Procedure provides for the presentation of the budget to the Lok Sabha in two or more parts

1.Rule 213

2.Rule 231

3.Rule 321

4.Rule 123

Question: Which schedule of the Indian constitution contains powers of Panchayati Raj Institutions





Question: Who among the following had proposed partyless democracy in India?

1.Mahatma Gandhi

2.Vinoda Bhave

3.Jaya Prakash Narayan

4.V V Giri

Question: Who among the following has right to address the Parliament

1.Attorney General of India

2.Chief Justice of India

3.Chief Election Commissioner of India

4.National Security Advisor

Question: Who among the following was the first person to be re-elected as Indian Vice President after Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

1.Zakir Husain

2.Mohammad Hamid Ansari

3.V V Giri

4.Shankar Dayal Sharma

Question: Who had the shortest tenure as the President of India

1.Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan

2.Dr. Zakir Hussain

3.Shri. V.V. Giri

4.Dr. Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed

Question: Who is eligible to become a Chairperson of the State Human Rights Commission

1.A retired judge of the Supieme Court

2.A retired judge of a High Court

3.A retired chief Justice of a High Court


Question: Who is the constitutional head of the State Governments

1.Chief Minster

2.High Court Judge



Question: Who is the first Indian President to die in office

1.Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

2.V.V. Giri

3.Zakir Hussain

4.Neelam Sanjiva Reddy

Question: Who made the comment Governor is a bird in golden cage

1.Vijayalaxmi Pandit

2.Sarojini Naidu

3.C. Rajgopalachari

4.A.K. Ayyar

Question: Who of the following Presidents of India was associated with Trade Union Movement

1.Zakir Husain

2.V. V. Giri

3.Neelam Sanjiva Reddy

4.Morarji Desai

Question: Who was the only independent candidate to win the election of President of India

1.Neelam Sanjiva Reddy

2.VV Giri

3.Fakhruddin Ali Ahmad

4.R Venkataraman

Question: Whose permission is required to receive a title or award from foreign country while the person is occupying an office of profit

1.Prime minister


3.Union Cabinet


Question: Within which time period an ordinance promulgated by the President be laid down before both the Houses of Parliament after their reassemble

1.Six weeks

2.1 week

3.Six months

4.1 month


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