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Test: Indian Constitution and Fundamental Concepts- 1 - Question 1

In this form of government the country is rules by monarch (a king or a queen), who rules as an autocrat with absolute power over the state and government. This form of government is seen in some Arab countries like the UAE and Saudi Arabia. What is it called?

Detailed Solution for Test: Indian Constitution and Fundamental Concepts- 1 - Question 1

An absolute monarchy is a form of government where all the power vests in the king. The king is supreme. These are often hereditary monarchies. This form of government is seen in some Arab countries like the UAE and Saudi Arabia.

Test: Indian Constitution and Fundamental Concepts- 1 - Question 2

The Indian Constitution contains an article which says that it is the duty of every citizen 'to protect and improve the natural environment including forests, lakes, rivers and wildlife, and to have compassion for living creatures'. Which article are we talking about?

Detailed Solution for Test: Indian Constitution and Fundamental Concepts- 1 - Question 2

The rights and duties of a person are correlative. Initially, the Indian Constitution contained only fundamental rights. It was after the 42nd Constitutional Amendment Act, 1976 that the fundamental duties were incorporated in the Constitution. Article 51 A (g) specifically impose a duty upon the citizens of the nation to: 'protect and improve the natural environment including forests, lakes, rivers and wildlife, and to have compassion for living creatures. 

Test: Indian Constitution and Fundamental Concepts- 1 - Question 3

How many candidates can the president of India appoint in Loksabha?

Detailed Solution for Test: Indian Constitution and Fundamental Concepts- 1 - Question 3

President of India can appoint 2 members in Loksabha from Anglo Indian Community.

Test: Indian Constitution and Fundamental Concepts- 1 - Question 4

Assertion
Unlike Money Bill, Financial Bill of Category A can be introduced in either House of Parliament.
Reason
Recommendation of President is not require before introducing this bill.

Detailed Solution for Test: Indian Constitution and Fundamental Concepts- 1 - Question 4

Financial bills are those bills that deal with fiscal matters. The Financial bills are classified into Financial Bills categories A and B. Category A bills contain provisions dealing with the matter provided in sub-clauses (a) to (f) of Article 110 and other matters and category B bills involve expenditure from the Consolidated Fund of India. The category A bill can only be introduced in Lok Sabha on the recommendation of the President, and category B bills can be introduced in either House of Parliament. Thus, both the assertion and reason are incorrect. 

Test: Indian Constitution and Fundamental Concepts- 1 - Question 5

On 9th March 2010, Rajya Sabha passed a bill which proposes 33% of all seats in the Lok Sabha and state legislative assemblies to be reserved for the beneficiaries of the bill. What is that bill called?

Detailed Solution for Test: Indian Constitution and Fundamental Concepts- 1 - Question 5

On 9th March 2010, the upper house of the Indian Parliament, the Rajya Sabha, passed the bill on the reservation of 33 percent seats in the Lok Sabha, for Indias women representatives.
This was hailed as a historic step towards a constitutional amendment that ensured significant representation of the women of India, in the parliament.

Test: Indian Constitution and Fundamental Concepts- 1 - Question 6

The fundamental duties are the moral obligations of all citizens to help promote a spirit of patriotism and to uphold the unity of India. Which among the following is not a fundamental duty of citizens under the Constitution of India?

Detailed Solution for Test: Indian Constitution and Fundamental Concepts- 1 - Question 6

Part IVA of the Indian Constitution deals with Fundamental Duties. As of now, there are 11 Fundamental duties.
Fundamental duties were added by 42nd and 86th Constitutional Amendment acts.
The objective of incorporating the fundamental duties is to place before the country a code of conduct, which the citizens are expected to follow.

Test: Indian Constitution and Fundamental Concepts- 1 - Question 7

Which of the following is not an example of a good citizen?

Detailed Solution for Test: Indian Constitution and Fundamental Concepts- 1 - Question 7

A good citizen is a person who believes that with right there comes corresponding duty, on who follows all the rules and regulations of the society, keeps his environment clean and help others. A citizen who is selfish can never be a good citizen.

Test: Indian Constitution and Fundamental Concepts- 1 - Question 8

Which of these is not a fundamental right in India?

Detailed Solution for Test: Indian Constitution and Fundamental Concepts- 1 - Question 8

Fundamental rights provide the social and political atmosphere necessary for the development of the personality of citizens. iInitially there were 7 Fundamental Rights in Indian Constitution. However, after the 44th Amendment, the right to property has been removed. Now there are 6 Fundamental Rights at present. They are:

  • Right to equality
  • Right to freedom
  • Right against exploitation
  • Right to freedom of religion
  • Cultural and educational rights
  • Right to constitutional remedies
Test: Indian Constitution and Fundamental Concepts- 1 - Question 9

Twelve members of the Rajya Sabha one of the 2 houses of parliament are nominated members who have special knowledge in the fields of arts, sciences, literature, etc. Who nominates them?

Detailed Solution for Test: Indian Constitution and Fundamental Concepts- 1 - Question 9

Under article 80 of the Constitution, the Council of States (Rajya Sabha) is composed of not more than 250 members, of whom 12 are nominated by the President of India from amongst persons who have special knowledge or practical experience in matters such as literature, science, art and social service. 

Test: Indian Constitution and Fundamental Concepts- 1 - Question 10

Assertion
We, the people of India, having solemnly resolved to constitute India into a Democratic Republic.
Reason
A republic will ensure we have a head of state that is democratically elected and accountable to voters. As a result the head of state will be a more effective constitutional safeguard.

Detailed Solution for Test: Indian Constitution and Fundamental Concepts- 1 - Question 10

India is a democratic republic as the head and government was elected by the people . So , it's not wrong to say that People are the ordinates or rulers to choose their government in every 5 years of tenure . Democratic country is ruled by people and they are above all . 

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