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UPSC MCQs Quiz 16: Indian Polity with answers

UPSC MCQs Quiz 16: Indian Polity with answers


1. Which of the following Acts was described by Jawahar Lai Nehru as ‘Charter of Slavery’?

  1. Regulating Act, 1773
  2. Pitt’s India Act, 1784
  3. Government of India Act, 1919
  4. Government of India Act, 1935

2. The Cabinet Mission Plan for India envisaged

  1. Federation
  2. Confederation
  3. Unitary form of Government
  4. Union of States

3. The preamble is useful in constitutional interpretation because it

  1. uses value-loaded words
  2. contains the real objective and philosophy of the Constitution makers
  3. is a source of power and limitation
  4. gives and exhaustive list of basic features of the Constitution

4. Which of the following is correct?

  1. The Nehru Report (1928) had advocated the inclusion of Fundamental Rights in the Constitution of India
  2. The Government of India Act, 1935 referred to Fundamental Rights
  3. The August offer, 1940 included the Fundamental Rights
  4. The Cripps Mission, 1942 referred to Fundamental Rights

5. The most essential feature of the Parliamentary form of Government is the

  1. sovereignty of the Parliament
  2. written Constitution
  3. accountability of the executive to the legislature
  4. independent judiciary

6. The ‘Instrument of Instructions’ contained in the Government of India Act, 1935 has been incorporated in the Constitution of India in the year 1950 as

  1. Fundamental Rights
  2. Directive Principles of State Policy
  3. Extent of Executive Power of State
  4. Conduct of business of the Government of India

7. There are different arguments given in a favour of power sharing in a democratic political system. Which one of the following is not one of them?

  1. It reduces conflict among different communities
  2. Major community does not impose its will on others
  3. Since all are affected by the policies of the government, they should be consulted in the governance of the country
  4. It speeds up the decision making process and improves the chances of unity of the country

8. Which Constitution has inspired the Indian concepts of Rule of law, Parliamentary system and law- making procedure?

  1. US Constitution
  2. British Constitution
  3. Canadian Constitution
  4. All of the above

9. The Ninth Schedule to the Indian Constitution was added by

  1. First Amendment
  2. Eighth Amendment
  3. Ninth Amendment
  4. Forty Second Amendment

10. In which Article of the Constitution of India says, “No child below the age of 14 years shall be employed to work in any factory or mines or engaged in any other hazardous employment”?

  1. Article 24
  2. Article 45
  3. Article 330
  4. Article 368

Answers:

  • 1. (d)
  • 2. (b)
  • 3. (b)
  • 4. (a)
  • 5. (a)
  • 6. (b)
  • 7. (d)
  • 8. (b)
  • 9. (a)
  • 10. (a)

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  • Q. no. 5 is wrong . The Parliament is not a sovereign body because it can legislate only on subjects entrusted to the Centre by the Constitution, it has to operate within the limits prescribed by the Constitution, the Supreme Court can declare laws passed by parliament as unconstitutional if they contravene the provisions of the Constitution

  • Q. no. 5 is wrong . The Parliament is not a sovereign body because it can legislate only on subjects entrusted to the Centre by the Constitution, it has to operate within the limits prescribed by the Constitution, the Supreme Court can declare laws passed by parliament as unconstitutional if they contravene the provisions of the Constitution