Polity-Civics Test-1


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Polity-Civics Test-1 - Question 1

Narendra Modi is the ___ Prime Minister of India. 

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Narendra Damodardas Modi  is an Indian politician serving as the 14th and current Prime Minister of India since 2014.

Polity-Civics Test-1 - Question 2

Who was the first Speaker of Lok Sabha? 

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G. V. Mavalankar is the 1st lok sabha speaker .

Polity-Civics Test-1 - Question 3

Indian Constitution has how many parts at the time of commencement?

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At present there are, 448 articles in 25 parts, 12 schedules,  As compared to when it was written it had, 395 articles in 22 parts and 8 schedules at the time of commencement. 

Polity-Civics Test-1 - Question 4

Who was the first Indian Chief Election Commissioner?

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Sukumar Sen (1899–1961) was an Indian civil servant who was the first Chief Election Commissioner of India, serving from 21 March 1950 to 19 December 1958.

Polity-Civics Test-1 - Question 5

Article 356 of the Indian Constitution is about -

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Article 356 provides for the imposition of emergency in case of failure of constitutional machinery in States. According to the article, the president on receipt of a report from the governor of a State or otherwise, that the government of the State is not being carried according to constitutional provisions, impose the emergency situations as provided under Article 356.

Polity-Civics Test-1 - Question 6

The number of parliamentary seats (Lok Sabha) of Maharashtra is -

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The number of parliamentary seats (Lok Sabha) of Maharashtra is 48.

Polity-Civics Test-1 - Question 7

The Punjab Reorganisation Act, which created the states of Punjab and Haryana in 1966, was enacted on the basis of the recommendations of the

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The Punjab Reorganisation Act was passed by the Indian Parliament on 18 September 1966. It divided Punjab and created a new state of Haryana and transferred territory to Himachal Pradesh.

Polity-Civics Test-1 - Question 8

Which of the following states were initially given the status of autonomous state and subsequently made full-fledged states?

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MEGHALAYA-First carved out as a sub-State within the State of Asom by 23 Constitutional Amendment Act, 1969. Later in 1971, it received the status of a full-fledged State by the North-Eastern Areas (Reorganisation) Act 1971.
SIKKIM  was first given the Status of Associate State by the 35th Constitutional Amendment . It got the status of a full State in 1975 by the 36th Amendment Act, 1975.

Polity-Civics Test-1 - Question 9

The following states were created after 1960. Arrange them in ascending chronological order of their formation.

1. Haryana

2. Sikkim

3. Nagaland

4. Meghalaya

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Harayana-It was carved out from the State of Punjab by the Punjab (Reorganisation) Act, 1966.
Nagaland- It was carved out from the State of Asom by the State of Nagaland Act, 1952  in 1963.
Sikkim-Sikkim was first given the Status of Associate State by the 35th Constitutional Amendment Act 1974. It got the status of a full State in 1975 by the 36th Amendment Act, 1975.
Meghalaya- It received the status of a full-fledged State by the North-Eastern Areas (Reorganisation) Act 1971

Polity-Civics Test-1 - Question 10

The reference to the National Capital Territory of Delhi is found in

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Article 239AA of the Indian Constitution, enacted as per 69th Amendment Act of 191, confers special previsions for Delhi (National Capital Territory of Delhi).

Polity-Civics Test-1 - Question 11

Which of the following right has been removed from fundamental rights and converted to a simple legal right?

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In the year 1977, the 44th constitutional amendment eliminated right to acquire, hold and dispose property as a fundamental right. However, in another part of constitution, Article 300A was inserted to affirm that no person should be deprived of his property saved by law. This resulted that this fundamental right is now converted into legal right. 

Polity-Civics Test-1 - Question 12

Which of the following does not come under Fundamental Duty?

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The Fundamental Duties of citizens were added to the Constitution by the 42nd Amendment in 1976. Originally ten in number, the Fundamental Duties were increased to eleven by the 86th Amendment in 2002. Freedom of Speech and Expression comes under Fundamental right and not fundamental duties.

Polity-Civics Test-1 - Question 13

Comptroller and Auditor General of India is appointed for how many years?

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The Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG) of India is an authority, established by the Constitution which audits all receipts and expenditure of the Government of India and the state governments, including those of bodies and authorities substantially financed by the government. He is appointed for period of 6 years or up to age of 65 years, whichever earlier.

Polity-Civics Test-1 - Question 14

Appointments for all India Services are made by -

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The All India Services (AIS) comprises Civil Services of India, namely the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), the Indian Forest Service (IFS) and the Indian Police Service (IPS). The appointments of All India Services are made by President.

Polity-Civics Test-1 - Question 15

The Jammu and Kashmir State Legislative Assembly has a tenure of _____________

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Members of the Legislative Assembly were elected for a six-year term up to 2019 and five-year term thereafter.

Polity-Civics Test-1 - Question 16

Which one of the following Committees is described as the 'twin sister' of the Estimates Committee?

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The Public Accounts Committee is described as the ‘twin-sister’ of the Estimates Committee.

Polity-Civics Test-1 - Question 17

In a Parliamentary form of Government ___________

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In a Parliamentary form of Government, the executive is responsible to the legislature.

Polity-Civics Test-1 - Question 18

Which of the following statements is correct about the President of India?

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The President of India addresses both the Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha at the beginning of the first Session after each general election when the reconstituted lower house meets for the first time. The President also addresses both the houses at beginning of the first session of each year.

Polity-Civics Test-1 - Question 19

Who among the following is not a member of the National Development Council?

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The National Development Council is presided over by the Prime Minister of India and includes all Union Ministers, Chief Ministers of all the States and Administrators of Union Territories and Members of the NITI Aayog. It was set up on August 6-1952.

Polity-Civics Test-1 - Question 20

Within what period, the Parliament has to approve Financial emergency declared by the President—

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A proclamation declaring financial emergency must be approved by both the Houses of Parliament within two months from the date of its issue.

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