Test: India After Independence - 1


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QUESTION: 1

Name the occasion/event where thousands of Indians gathered on 15 August 1947 based on the image given below:

Solution: Because on that day india became independent .to celebrate that event they gathered at the red fort .
QUESTION: 2

Who was the first Prime Minister of independent India who hoisted the Indian flag on 15 August 1947?

Solution:

On 15 August 1947, the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru raised the Indian national flag above the Lahori Gate of the Red Fort in Delhi. On each subsequent Independence Day, the incumbent Prime Minister customarily raises the flag and gives an address to the nation.

QUESTION: 3

Which one of the following words/terms refer to The Right to Vote

Solution:

Franchise refers to the right to vote in public elections.

QUESTION: 4

A series of meetings of the Constituent Assembly were held in New Delhi after Indian's independence with different political parties for an important discussion. What was the outcome of these series of meetings ?

Solution:

Addressing the challenge of Nation Building, Economic develoment Equality of all, constituent assembly came up with our constitution.

QUESTION: 5

Some important features of the Indian Constitution are given below: Pick if any, statement not TRUE.

Solution:

The Indian Constitution professes secularism that is, thee Indian Constitution allows individuals the freedom to live by their religious beliefs and practices. As a result, Indian state is secular and works in various ways to prevent religious domination.

QUESTION: 6

Pick out the date on which the new Indian Constitution came into force.

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QUESTION: 7

Based on the image given below who is the important leader who introduced the resolution that outlined the objectives of the Indian Constitution?

Solution:

Objective Resolution was passed by PT. Jawahar Lal Nehru on 13th December 1946 (in the first session of Constituent Assembly). It contained the basic ideology and philosophy upon which our Constitution should be drafted by makers. It consisted of principles like India should be Democratic, Sovereign, Republic State.

QUESTION: 8

From the following options, alongwith the Untouchables, who were granted reservation in seats and jobs as per the Constitution of India ?

Solution:
QUESTION: 9

Identify this personality based on the clues given :
He was respectfully referred to as Babasaheb
He belonged to a Marathi speaking Dalit family and a revered leader of the Dalits.
He was a lawyer and economist

Solution:
QUESTION: 10

One important features of the Constitution was its adoption of universal adult franchise. Which of the following statements best describe this term.

Solution:

Universal adult franchise enables all citizens to be involved in the governance of their state. They do so by electing their representatives who govern to serve and protect the interests of the people. The 61st Amendment Act later lowered the voting age from 21 to 18 years.