The Preamble


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QUESTION: 1

The key to the minds of the makers of our Constitution lies in the

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QUESTION: 2

The Constitution of India borrowed the scheme of Indian Federation from the Constitution of:

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QUESTION: 3

The Preamble to the Constitution

Solution: Preamble to the Constitution of India is a brief introductory statement that sets out the guiding purpose and principles of the document, and it indicates the source from which the document derives its authority, meaning, the people.
QUESTION: 4

The Preamble to the Indian Constitution is

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QUESTION: 5

The source of the words “we, the people” in the Preamble is the constitution of

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The correct option is C.

The word ‘People’ indicated that the constitution was not created by the States, nor by the people of the several States but by the people of India in their aggregate capacity. By analogy, even the Constitution of U.S.A., in spite of the fact that it was actually born out of the agreement between the number of independent states, professes to be established by the people of the United States, and not by the federating states in their sovereign capacities.

QUESTION: 6

Which one of the following is the correct orderas given in the Preamble to the Indian Constitution?

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QUESTION: 7

The Preamble aims to secure

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QUESTION: 8

How many times has the Preamble to the Constitution been amended so far?

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QUESTION: 9

The word ‘secular’ denotes

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QUESTION: 10

The term “socialist” used in the Preamble means a State whose basic policy is to

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QUESTION: 11

The term “Social Justice” used in the Preamble to the Constitution means

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QUESTION: 12

The word 'Sovereign' in the Preamble emphasizes that India is

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QUESTION: 13

'Liberty, Equality and Fraternity' is a slogan associated with the

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QUESTION: 14

The Preamble secures Justice, Liberty, Equality and Fraternity to

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C is the correct option. Preamble declares India to be a sovereign, socialist, secular and democratic republic. The objectives stated by the Preamble are to secure justice, liberty, equality to “all citizens” and promote fraternity to maintain unity and integrity of the nation.

QUESTION: 15

Which one is correctly matched?

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QUESTION: 16

The Seventh Schedule of the Indian Constitution contains.

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QUESTION: 17

The distribution of subject maters oflegislation is based on the

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A is the correct option. The Constitution has provided for a three- fold distribution of subjects for legislative.. subjects were placed in the concurrent list based on Canadian pattern.The cardinal rule of interpretation is that the entries in the legislative lists are not to be read in a narrow or restricted sense and that each general word should be held to extend to all ancillary or subsidiary matters which can fairly and reasonably be said to be comprehended in it.

QUESTION: 18

The idea of Concurrent List was borrowed from the

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The correct answer is A as The idea of Concurrent List was borrowed from the Australian constitution.

QUESTION: 19

On which list does the Union Government enjoys exclusive powers?

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QUESTION: 20

Which one of the following statements is NOT correct?

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QUESTION: 21

In which List is Preventive Detention enumerated?

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QUESTION: 22

Which of the following is not in the State List under the Constitution of India?

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The law made by the state legislature can be enforced by a special provision when the President gives his ascent for the same. (Concurrent List)
Some of the topics under State List are:
1. Public Order
2. Police
3. Public Health & Sanitation
4. Domestic Pilgrimage
5. Fisheries
6. Betting & Gambling
7. Salaries and perks of Legislative Assembly and Council
QUESTION: 23

Which of the following is in the Concurrent List in the Constitution of India?

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QUESTION: 24

Under the Constitution, a tax on agricultur alincome can be levied by the

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QUESTION: 25

In case of inconsistency between the lawsmade by Parliament and those made by the State Legislatures, which one shall prevail?

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QUESTION: 26

A law passed by a State on a concurrent subject gets precedence over the law of the Centre

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QUESTION: 27

A resolution passed by the Council of States under Article 249 empowering the Parliament to legislate on State subjects in national interest remains in force

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QUESTION: 28

The residuary powers of law-making lie with the

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QUESTION: 29

The theory of repugnancy has application in acase where

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QUESTION: 30

The Parliament can make any law for the whole or any part of India for implementing international treaties

Solution: The constitution empowers parliament to make laws on any matter in state list under five extra ordinary circumstances - Rajya sabha passes resolution, national emergency, states make a request, to implement international agreements, during president's rule.

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