Indian Polity -1
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September 13, 2022
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September 14, 2022

1. The first person to have served as both an acting president and president of India: V.V. Giri
2. The idea of elected president as the head of the state has been copied from: Ireland
3. The Indian President who was the Secretary General of Non Aligned Movement: Zail Singh
4. In which year National Green Tribunal Act was passed: 2010
5. The number of members in the Public Enterprises Committee: 15
6. Which article is related to ‘Freedom of Press’: Article 19(1) (a)
7. How many members have to support no confidence motion in Parliament: 50
8. Which Amendment provided for an authoritative text of the Constitution in Hindi: 58th
9. Which Article under Directive Principles of State Policy is related to prohibition of intoxicating drinks and drugs: 47
10. The largest amendment of the Indian Constitution was: 42nd
11. The 42nd Amendment was introduced after the recommendations of ….. Committee: Swaran Singh
12. The provision for the name, ‘Union of India’ was borrowed from the Constitution of: Canada
13. …… refers to independence of the country in all its external and internal matters: Sovereignty
14. As per which Article of the Indian Constitution Chairman and Members of the Union Public Service Commission are appointed: 316
15. What is the tenure of Chairperson of State Women’s Commission in Kerala: Five years
16. Who is generally the ex-officio chancellor of a university in a state: Governor
17. Which amendment of the Constitution empowered the Parliament to amend any part of the Constitution including preamble: 24
18. Which Article of the Constitution deals with vote on account: 116
19. Which Article of the Indian Constitution states that the Supreme Court is a Court of Record: 129
20. Which part of the Constitution reflects some Gandhian ideals: Directive Principles of State Policy
21. The state shall organise village panchayats as units of self government. This is enshrined in Article: 40
22. Who represented Scheduled Caste Federation in the Constituent Assembly: BR Ambedkar
23. The minimum age prescribed for appointment as a judge of High Court/Supreme Court: No prescribed age
24. Which Act transferred the administration of India from the British hands to the Indian hands completely: Indian Independence Act

25. Which Act envisaged provisions for the establishment of a federal court for India: Govt. of India Act, 1935
26. Which authority decides about the state’s shares in central taxes: Finance Commission
27. What is the share of the members of the Legislative Council who are elected by the Members of State Legislative Assembly: 1/3
28. The Article in the Constitution of India which provides for the appointment of a special officer for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes by the President of India: 338
29. The headquarters of Central Vigilance Commission: New Delhi
30. Number of members for the quorum of Rajya Sabha: 25
31. Which enshrines the principles of a welfare state in India: Directive Principles of State Policy
32. In which part of the Constitution Directive Principles of State Policy are included: IV
33. The first chairman of the National Human Rights Commission: Ranganath Mishra
34. Under which article of our constitution , the Governor can reserve the bill for the consideration of the President : 201
35. The first Act passed by the British Parliament for the administration of India: The Regulating Act, 1773
36. Who performs the duties of the President in his/her absence: Vice President
37. On which date the Constituent Assembly of India was formed: 1946 December 6
38. The Article that was related to Right to Property: 300 A
39. Name the country from where India borrowed the idea of Fundamental Rights: USA
40. In which year the Indian National Congress passed a resolution in Madras which declared that ‘the basis of future Constitution of India must be a declaration of Fundamental Rights’: 1927
41. Which session of the Indian National Congress adopted a resolution on Fundamental Rights and Economic and Social Change: 1931
42. Through which Act the British crown assumed sovereignty over India from East India Company: Govt of India Act, 1858
43. The Article of the Constitution related to Presidential reference: 143
44. The retiring age of the judge of Supreme Court: 65
45. The Act which ended the diarchy in provinces and granted autonomy: Govt. of India Act, 1935
46. Which Article of the Indian Constitution states that the official language of the Union shall be Hindi in Devanagari script: 343
47. Who elects the Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha: All the members of Rajya Sabha
48. The Lok Sabha Secretariat comes under the supervision of the: Speaker of Lok Sabha
49. The social disgrace abolished by Article 17 of the Constitution: Untouchability
50. Under Right Information Act, information to be provided to persons requesting for information within a period of: 30 days
51. After the proposals of which body the Constituent Assembly was formed: Cabinet Mission
52. The date of first sitting of the first Lok Sabha:1952 May 13
53. From which country the idea of Public Service Commission has been copied by the makers of the Indian Constitution: Britain
54. Which state has the largest number of Rajya Sabha seats: Uttar Pradesh
55. Which is the highest law of the land in India : Constitution of India
56. In which year the 73rd Amendment of the Constitution was passed by both houses of Parliament: 1992 (came into force on 22.04.1993)
57. The number of members in the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament: 22
58. Most of the Constitution of India has been erected on the debris of which Act implemented in British India : Govt. of India Act, 1935
59. Who were the Vice Presidents of the Constituent Assembly: Harendra Coomar Mookerjee and V.T.Krishnamachari
60. Which Article of the Indian Constitution states that the President shall not be answerable to any court for the exercise and performance of the powers and duties of his office: 361
61. What are the constituents of Parliament of India: Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha, President
62. In which language the draft of the Indian Constitution was approved: English
63. The number of Articles under the Directive Principles when the Constitution was brought into force: 16
64. The 73rd Amendment of the constitution came into force in : 1993
65. The Chairperson of the Goods and Service Tax Council is: Union Finance Minister
66. Where is the code of conduct of political parties given: Representation of Peoples Act, 1951
67. The number of members in the Privileges’ Committee of Parliament: 15
68. The President is the nominal head of the State in India. From which country India has copied this idea: Britain
69. The total number of session of the Constituent Assembly of India: 11
70. Which state has the largest number of members in the Constituent Assembly of India: United Province
71. How many members represented the provinces in the Constituent Assembly of India: 229
72. Which Schedule of the Constitution is mentioned about tribal areas: VI
73. The Fundamental Rights in the Indian Constitution have similarity with the Bill of Rights in the Constitution of: USA
74. Who addresses the first parliament meeting after election: President
75. Which Article enacts that all persons are equally entitled to freedom of conscience and the right freely to profess, practice and propagate religion: 25
76. The normal tenure of Governor of a State is …… years: 5
77. Who presides over the Rajya Sabha: Vice President
78. Name the Union Territories that are represented in Rajya Sabha: Delhi and Puducherry
79. In which year the Maintenance of Internal Security Act (MISA) was passed by the Parliament : 1971
80. From which country India copied the procedure of amendment of Constitution: South Africa
81. Which writ is called the bulwark of personal freedom: Habeus Corpus
82. The number of High Courts in India:25
83. From which country the procedure of removal of judges of High Court and Supreme Court has been copied by the makers of Indian Constitution: USA
84. How much time was taken by the Constituent Assembly to complete the Constitution of India: 2 years, 11 months and 17 days
85. Whose prior permission is required before the money bill is introduced in the Lok Sabha : President of India
86. Which emergency has so far not been declared: Financial
87. Prosecution of very high officials such as president, chief justice etc: Impeachment
88. The tenure of Estimate Committee of Lok Sabha is : One year
89. The theory of ‘’basic structure’’ of the Constitution was propounded by the Supreme Court in :Keshavananda Bharati case
90. An official appointed by a political party to regulate and monitor the behavior of its members. Whip
91. Which State has the largest number of members in Rajya Sabha: U.P.
92. The number of elected members in Rajya Sabha at present: 233
93. Regulation enjoining with drawl of persons from the streets or the closing of establishments or places of assembly at a stated hour: Curfew
94. The National Policy for the empowerment of woman was issued in the year: 2001
95. In which year the Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Prevention of Smuggling Activities Act (COFEPOSA) was passed by Parliament: 1971
96. Who has called Indian Federalism as ‘Co-operative Federalism’? Granville Austin
97. 80th Amendment of the Indian Constitution provides for :alternative scheme for sharing taxes between the Union and the States
98. The UPSC submits its annual reports to : The President
99. Who was known as ‘father of Rajya Sabha’: S. Radhakrishnan
100.Who is the ex-officio chairman of Rajya Sabha: Vice President