Indian Polity Quiz 18,June 2016
1) Constitution is generally defined as:
- a) Law of the land.
- b) Fundamental law of the land.
- c) Administrative law of the land.
- d) Constitutional law of the land.
2) Which of the following has been considered supreme as a source of power?
- a) Supreme Court of India.
- b) Parliament of India.
- c) President of India.
- d) Constitution of India.
3) What is the chief source of political power in India?
- a) The people.
- b) The Constitution.
- c) The Parliament.
- d) The Parliament and State Legislatures.
4) Who is the source of legal authority or sovereignty in India?
- a) People of India.
- b) Constitution of India.
- c) Parliament of India.
- d) President of India.
5) Ultimate sovereignty lies in:
- a) Parliament.
- b) President.
- c) Supreme Court.
- d) People.
6) On which date Constitution of India was adopted and enacted by the Constituent Assembly?
- a) August 15, 1947.
- b) January 26, 1950.
- c) November 26, 1949.
- d) January 30, 1948.
7) Indian Constitution came into force on:
- a) 26 Jan 1949.
- b) 26 Jan 1950.
- c) 15 Nov 1950.
- d) 15 Aug 1947.
8) The members of the Constituent Assembly were
- a) directly elected by the people.
- b) nominated by the Indian National Congress.
- c) nominated by the rulers of the Indian States.
- d) elected by the Provincial Assemblies.
9) Provincial Constitution Committee of the Constituent Assembly had been chaired by:
- a) Jawahar Lal Nehru.
- b) Sardar Patel.
- c) Bishwanath Das.
- d) None of these.
10) Who of the following was the Permanent Chairman of the Constituent Assembly?
- a) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
- b) Dr. Rajendra Prasad.
- c) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.
- d) Sardal Patel
11) The Indian Constitution is
- an unwritten Constitution
- a written Constitution.
III. largely based on the Government of India Act, 1935.
- a gift of British Parliament.
Of these statements:
- a) II and IV are correct.
- b) II and III are correct.
- c) I and IV are correct.
- d) I and III are correct.
12) Among the following provisions, which one come into force soon after adoption of the Constitution on 26th November, 1949?
- a) Provisions relating to citizenship.
- b) Elections.
- c) Provisional Parliament
- d) All of the above
13) The salient features of the Indian Constitution provide for
- single citizenship for the whole of India.
- strictly federal form of Government.
III. unique blend of rigidity and flexibility.
Of the above statements:
- a) I, II and III are correct.
- b) I and II are correct.
- c) II and III are correct.
- d) I and III are correct.
14) Which one of the following is not a salient feature of the Constitutions of India?
- a) Written Constitution and supremacy of the Constitution
- b) Quasi-federal structure.
- c) Committed judiciary.
- d) Distribution of powers.
15) The Constitution of India is:
- a) Partly rigid and partly flexible.
- b) Rigid
- c) Flexible.
- d) Very rigid.