Polity MCQ Test 1


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Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 1

Who was the Constitutional Advisor to the Constituent Assembly?

Detailed Solution for Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 1 B. N. Rau was appointed as the Constitutional Adviser to the Constituent Assembly in formulating the Indian Constitution in 1946. The Constituent Assembly's resolution setting up the Drafting Committee, under the chairmanship of B. R.
Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 2

Which of the following commissions/committees has recommended the creation of aLocal Body Ombudsman? 

Detailed Solution for Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 2 The first ARC was established on 5 January 1966. ... The Second Administrative Reforms Commission (ARC) was constituted on 31 August 2005, as a Commission of Inquiry, under the Chairmanship of Veerappa Moily for preparing a detailed blueprint for revamping the public administrative system.
Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 3

Read the following carefully
Statement 1 : Right to Vote in an election is a Fundamental Right of every person in India.
Statement 2 : Right to contest in an election is a Fundamental Right of every citizen.

Of the above

Detailed Solution for Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 3

Both (1) and (2) are false.

Explanation: Elections to the House of the People and to the Legislative Assemblies of States to be on the basis of adult suffrage. - The elections to the House of the People and to the Legislative Assembly of every State shall be on the basic of adult suffrage ;that is to say every person who is a citizen of India and who is not less than eighteen years of age on such date as may be fixed in that behalf by of under any law made by the appropriate Legislature and is not otherwise disqualified under this Constitution or any law made by the appropriate Legislature on the ground of non-residence,unsoundness of mind, crime or corrupt or illegal practice shall be entitled to be registered as a voter at any such election.

Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 4

Which one of the following states first established the institution of Lokayukta ?

Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 5

Salaries of the Judges  of the Supreme Court can be reduced when :

Detailed Solution for Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 5 The salary of Supreme Court judges is charged on Consolidated Fund of India and it is a nonvotable charge. The salary can be reduced only if there is a state of financial emergency in the country. Some of you may ask, that the Financial emergency is declared by president then why option A is not correct. The reason is that President can declare a financial emergency under article 360 BUT it must be approved by parliament within 2 months.
Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 6

Territorial water limit of India is-

Detailed Solution for Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 6

 12 Nautical miles

Explanation: territorial sea: 12 nm          contiguous zone: 24 nm          exclusive economic zone: 200 nm

Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 7

Article 15(5) was declared as the ‘basic structure’ of Indian Constitution in which of the following case by the Supreme Court ? 

Detailed Solution for Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 7

Ashok Kumar Thakur V/s Union of India

Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 8

Hindi language is provided special status in the constitution under:

Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 9

Which of the following states have bi­-cameral legislature’ :

Detailed Solution for Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 9

Bihar. U.P., Maharashtra. Karnataka

Explanation: Seven Indian States, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Bihar, Jammu-Kashmir, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh, have bicameral Legislatures

Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 10

Who is the Chairman of National Development Council?

Detailed Solution for Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 10

Prime Minister

Explanation: Now its scrapped and taken place by NITI Ayog

Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 11

Council of Minister is collectively responsible to whom ?

Detailed Solution for Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 11

Lok Sabha

Explanation:But they are individually responsible to president

Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 12

Which amendment under the Indian Constitution provides for the reservation in Panchayats to the Women?

Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 13

During which of the following periods ‘Van-Mahotsav’ is celebrated?

Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 14

In the Constitution of India ‘Education’ is included in

Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 15

Which State was created in India in 1953 ?

Detailed Solution for Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 15

Explanation: 

1.    Andhra Pradesh — 1953: Created by the State of Andhra Pradesh Act , 1953 — Carving out areas from erstwhile state of Madras.

2.    Kerala — 1956: Created by the State Reorganization Act, 1956 — Comprised Travancor and Cochin areas.

3.    Karnataka — 1956: Created by the State Reorganisation Act, 1956 — Created from princely state of Mysore, and renamed Karnataka in 1973.

4.    Gujarat and Maharashtra — 1960: Created by the Bombay (Reorganization) Act, 1960  —After the state of Bombay was divided into two — Maha-rashtra and Gujarat.

5.    Nagaland — 1962: Created by the State of Nagaland Act, 1962 — Carved out from Assam.

6.    Haryana — 1966:  Created by the Punjab (Reorganiza-tion) Act, 1966 — Carved out from the state of Punjab.

7.    Himachal Pradesh — 1970:  Status elevated from Union Territory by State of Himachal Prdesh Act , 1970.

8.    Meghalaya — 1971: First carved out as sub-state within Assam by 23rd Constitutional Amendment, 1969. In 1971, received full status of state through North-eastern Areas (Reorganiza-tion) Act, 1971.

9.    Manipur & Tripura — 1971: Both states elevated from Union Territory status through North-eastern Areas (Reorganization ) Act, 1971.

10.    Sikkim — 1975: First given status of associate state through 35th Constitutional Amendment Act, 1974. Status of full state in 1975 through 36th Amendment Act.

11.    Mizoram — 1986: Elevated to full statehood through State of Mizoram Act, 1986.

12.    Arunachal Pradesh — 1986: Received status of full state in 1986 through State of Arunachal Pradesh Act.

13.    Goa — 1987: Separated from UT of Goa, Daman and Diu and made full state by Goa, Daman and Diu Reorganiza-tion Act, 1987 .

14.    Chhattisgarh — 2000: Formed by Constitutional Amendment Act, 2000 — Carved out of Madhya Pradesh on November 1, 2000.

15.    Uttarakhand — 2000: Formed by Constitutional Amendment Act, 2000 — Carved out of Uttar Pradesh on November 9, 2000.

16.    Jharkhand — 2000: Formed by Constitutional Amendment Act, 2000  — Carved out of Bihar on November 15, 2000.

17.    Telangana-2014 from Andra Pradesh

Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 16

The Governor has the power to impose Governor’s Rule in which of the following State?

Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 17

The tenure of every Panchayat in India is five years from the

Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 18

Jurisdiction of which among the following high courts covers the Union Territory of Lakshadweep?

Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 19

Who shall be the Chairman of the Council of States in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution of India?

Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 20

Minimum age for voting was reduced from 21 years to 18 years by which of the followingamendments ?

Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 21

Which one of the following committees is not associated with Panchayat Raj System in India

Detailed Solution for Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 21

Dinesh Goswami Committee

Explanation: Goswami Committee on Electoral Reforms

Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 22

Which one of the following rules is related to Extradition?

Detailed Solution for Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 22

Both (a) and (b)

Explanation: Double criminality (also known as dual criminality) is a requirement in the extradition law of many countries. It states that a suspect can be extradited from one country to stand trial for breaking a second country's laws only when a similar law exists in the extraditing country. Doctrine of Specialty is a principle of International law that is included in most extradition treaties, whereby a person who is extradited to a country to stand trial for certain criminal offenses may be tried only for those offenses and not for any other pre-extradition offenses.

Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 23

Name the Committee which recommended 42 amendment in the Constitution.

Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 24

State Legislative Assembly can participate in the election of following :

I. President of India
II. Vice­President of India
III. Members of Rajya Sabha
IV. Members of Legislative Council

Select the correct answer :

Polity MCQ Test 1 - Question 25

Article 371 E of the Constitution deals with

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