By: D.K Chaudhary
Q.1 The ‘directive principles’ are? (MP. PCS 2013)
(A) Justifiable (B) Non—Justifible
(C) Rigid (D) Flexible
|The Fundamental Right are Justifible whereas the Directive Principles of state policy are not—Justifible.|
Q.2 Which one of the following is a directive principle of state policy? (UP. PCS 2009)
(A) The State shall endeavor to protect and improve the environment.
(B) The state shall not deny equality to any person before the law.
(C) The state shall not discriminate against any person on the grounds of religion, race, casts, sex, or place or birth.
(D) Untouchability enforcement.
|Article 48A Directive principles of state policy mentioned that the state shall endeavor to protect and impotect and improve the environment and to safeguard the forests and wildlife of the country.|
Q.3 The Constitution is silent in the directive principles of state policy about? (UP. Lower Sub. 2008)
(A) About Education
(B) Living wages for workers
(C) Free legal aid to the poor
(D) Primary education to children till they complete the age of 6 years.
|The provision for adult education is not mentioned in the directive principles of state policy part—IV. Living wages for workers is mentioned in the article 43 free legal aid to the poor is mentioned uder article 39A and provision for early childhood care and education to children below the age of 6 years is mentioned in article 45 86th Amendment of directive principles of state policy.|
Q.4 Which of the following Directive Principles of state policy was added to the constitution at a later date? (UP. R.O./ A.R.O 2014)
(A) Organization of village panchayats
(B) Prohibition of cow slaughter
(C) Free legal aid
(D) Uniform Civil Code
|Article 39A of the constitution provides for free legal aid to the poor and weaker sections of the society and ensures justice for all equal justice and free legal aid article 39A was insurted by the constitutional 42nd amendment Act, 1976.|
Q.5 Which one of the following is not included in the directive principles of state policy? (UP. PCS 2006)
(A) Prohibition of Liquor (B) Right to Work.
(C) Equal wage for Equal work (D) Right to Information.
|The right to information (RTI) emerges as a legal right under the right to information act,2005. However article 39D deals with equal pay with equal work for both men and women, and article 39A deals with adequate means of livelihood. Article 47 states that duty of the state to raise the level of nutration and the standerd of living and to improve public health.|
Q.6 Which one of the following is a directive principle of the state policy? (UP. PCS 2010)
(A) Uniform Civil Code (B) Freedom of the Press
(C) Freedom of the religion (D) Equslity before Law
|Article 44 mentioned that the all state shall endeabor to secure for the citizen a Uniform Civil Code throughout the territory of India.|
Q.7 Identify the items included in the directive principles of state policy? (UP PCS. 2002)
- Prohibition of consumption of liquor.
- Prohibition of employment of children in factories of mines.
- Prohibition of beggar or forced labour.
- Prohibition of untouchability.
Select the correct answer with the aid of the code given below:
(A) 1, 2 (B) 1, 2 and 3
(C) 1 (D) 2, 3 and 4
|Article 47 of the directive principles of state policy mentioned that it is the duty of the state to raise the level of nutrition and the standerd of living and to improve public healt. The state shall endeavor to bring about prohibition of the consumption except for medicinal purposes of intoxication drinks and of drugs which are injurious to health, whereas prohibition of beggar or forced abour, and prohibition of untouchability are mentioned under article 24,23 and 17 repectively of fundamental rights.|
Q.8 Which one of the following is not a directive principles of state policy? (UP. Lower Sub.2008)
(A) Equal pay for equal work for men and women.
(B) Equal right to an adequate means of livelihood.
(C) Abolition of untouchability.
(D) Just and humane conditions of work.
|See the explanation of above question.|
Q.9 “ The Directive Principles of State Policy is a cheque which is paid on bank’s consvenirnce” Who told it? (UP. PCS 2007)
(A) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar (B) K.M Munshi
(C) Dr. Rajendra Prasad (D) K. T. Shah
|The Directive Principles of state policy is a cheque is paid on Bank’s convenience was said by K.T. Shah.|
Q.10 With reference to the constitution of India, consider the following? (I.A.S. 2010)
- Fundamental Rights.
- Fundamental Duties.
- Directive Principles of State Policy.
Which of the following provisions of the constitution of India fulfilled the National Social Assistatnce Programe Launched by the Governmet of India.
(A) Only 1 (B) Only 3
(C) Only 1 and 3 (D) All the above
|National Social Assistatnce Programe Launched on 15th August 1995 by the Gevernment to fulfill the provisions Directive Principles of state policy regarding right to work, to education, and to public assistance in certain cases, National old age pension scheme (NOAPS), National family Scheme (NFBS) and National Meternity Benefit Scheme (NMBS) were included in National Social Assistence Programme from beginning. But on 1st April 2001, NMBS was made a part of Population control scheme.|