Questions 1 - 30

1  The basic features of the Indian Constitution which are not amendable under Article 368 are

2  The unitary system of government possesses which of the following advantages?

3  The most essential feature of the parliamentary form of government is the

4  At which of its session, did the congress officially accept the ‘Socialistic pattern of Society’?

5  Which of the following statements about the federal system in India are correct?
a. The Constitution introduces a federal system as the basic structure of government
b. There is a strong admixture of a unitary bias
c. Both the union and state legislature are sovereign
d. The legislative, financial and judicial powers have been divided between the Union and its units.
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6  Although Union List, State List and Concurrent list cover the entire legislative business, yet there may be an item not mentioned anywhere. Who will legislate on that item?

7  Which one of the following Articles of the Constitution of India has provision for the President to proclaim emergency?

8  The tenth schedule of Indian Constitution deals with

9  Article 249 of the Indian Constitution deals with

10  Which one of the following statements correctly describes the Fourth Schedule of the Constitution of India?

11  When will demand become a grant?

12  The entry o Public Health and Sanitation is included in the Constitution of India in

13  Who is the chairman of 15th Finance Commission?

14  The recommendations of the Sarkaria Commission relates to

15  The Indian Parliament cannot legislate on a subject of State list unless:
a. The President of India directs it to so.
b. The Rajya Sabha passes a resolution that it necessary to do so in national interest
c. The speaker of the vidhan sabha certifies that the legislation is necessary
d. There is national emergency
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16  Which one of the following is the subject of Concurrent List?

17  Which one of the following expenditures is NOT charged on the Consolidated Fund of India?

18  Centre – State relations in India are dependent upona. Constitutional provisions
b. Conventions and practices
c. Judicial interpretations
d. Mechanics for dialogue
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19  When the Annual Union Budget is NOT passed by the Lok Sabha

20  The Indian Parliament is competent to enact law on a state subject if

21  In India, within how much period, has the proclamation of emergency to be approved by both Houses of the Parliament?

22  Which of the following cannot be suspended or restricted even during national emergency?

23  Under which of the following circumstance, can the President declare an emergency?
a. External aggression
b. Internal disturbances
c. Failure of the constitutional machinery in States
d. Financial Crisis
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24  The 73rd Amendment of the Indian constitution deals with

25  Which of the following has banned floor crossing by the members elected on a party ticket to the legislature?

26  Which one of the following Bills must be passed by each house of the Indian Parliament separately by special majority?

27  The Article of Indian Constitution related to abolition of untouchability is

28  Which one of the following writs examine the functioning of subordinate courts?

29  Under the provisions of Right to Freedom of religion are included:
a. Right to propagate religion
b. Right to the Sikhs to wear and carry ‘Kirpan’
c. Right of the state to legislate for social reforms
d. Right of religious bodies to secure conversion of people to their own faith
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30  Which of the following subjects comes under the common jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and the High Court?

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