Polity Quiz 30th Dec 2017

By: D.K Chaudhary

Q.1     The Fundamental Duty to uphold and protect the sovereignty, unity and integrity of India is mentioned at number? (RAS/ RTS 2013)

(A)      Four                           (B)      One

(C)       Two                            (D)      Three

Ans:- (D)

The Foudamental Duty to uphold and protect the sovereignty unity and integrity of India is mentioned at number three in the Article 51-A (Fundamental Duties) of the Indian Constitution. Article 51-A enumerates certain duties which are as follows. It shall ve the duty of every citizen of India-


a.     To abide by the constitution and respect its ideals and institutions, the National Flag and the National Anthem.

b.     To cherish and follow the noble ideals which inspired our national struggle for freedom.

c.      To uphold and protect the sovereignty, unity and integrity of India.

d.     To defend the country and render national service when called upon to do so;

e.     To promote harmony and the spirit of common brotherhood amongst all the people of India transcending religious, linguistic and regional or sextional diversities; to renounce practices derogatory to the dignity of women;

f.       To value and preserve the rich heritage of our composite culture;

g.     To protect and improve the natural environment including forests, likes, rivers and wildlife, and to have compassion for living creatures;

h.     To develop the scientific temper, humanism and the spirit of inquiry and reform;

i.       To safeguard public property and to abjure violence;

j.       To strive towards excellence in all spheres of individual and collective activity so that the nation constantly  rises to higher levels of endeavor and achievement;

k.     Who is a parent ofr guardian to provide opportunities for education to his child or, as the case may be, ward between the age of six and fourteen years.



Q.2     Under which Article of Indian constitution provision for Fundamental Duties has been made by the 42nd Constitutional Amendment Act? (UP. PCS 2015)

(A)      Article 50                             (B)      Article 51-A

(C)       Article 52                             (D)      Article 53

Ans:- (B)

The 42nd Amendment Act inserted Article 51-A to create a new part called IV-A in the Constitution, which prescribed the Fundamental Duties of citizens.


Q.3     The provisions relating to fundamental duties in the constitution of India were added on the recommendation of? (UP. PCS 2012)

(A)      Balwant Rai Mehta Committee                       (B)      Iyengar Committee

(C)       Swaran Singh Committee                       (D)      Thakkar Commission

Ans:- (C)

Part IV-A and Article 51-A Fundamnetal Duties were added to the Constitution of India by 42nd amendment, 1976 on the recommendation of Swaran Singh Committee. At present, the total number of Fundamental Duties is 11. Originally they were 10 in number.


Q.4     When were the Fundamental Duties incorporated in the constitution? (RAS/ RTS Pre. 2016)

(A)      In 1976                                 (B)      In 1979

(C)       In 1975                                 (D)      In 1978

Ans:- (A)

See the explanation of above question.


Q.5     Which one of the following committee/ commissions recommended the inclusion of Fundamental Duties in the constitution? (UP. PCS 2009)

(A)      Swaran Singh Committee                       (B)      Ashok Mehta Committee

(C)       Balram Jakhar Committee                     (D)      Sarkaria Commission

Ans:- (A)

See the explanation of above question.


Q.6     The fundamental duties are mentioned in which of the following part of the constitution of India? (UP. PCS 2010)

(A)      Part – III                                (B)      Part – IV 

(C)       Part – IV A                            (D)      Part – VI

Ans:- (C)

See the explanation  of above question.


Q.7     By which constitutional amendment, ten foundamental duties were added in the constitution for Indian citizens? (UP. PCS 1993)

(A)      24th                                         (B)      38th

(C)       44th                                         (D)      42nd

Ans:- (D)

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Q.8     Fundamental Duties of Indian citizens are enumerated in? (UP. PCS 2011)

(A)      Part I of the Constitution                                   (B)      Part IV A of the Constitution

(C)       Part II of the Constitution                      (D)      Part IV of the Constitution

Ans:- (B)

See the explanation of above question.


Q.9     Which Atricle of Indian Constitution enumerated Fundamental Duties of citizens in the Indian Constitution? (Chhattisgarh PCS 2008)

(A)      Article 50 – A                                 (B)      Article 50 – B

(C)       Article 51 – A                                 (D)      Article 51 – B

Ans:- (C)

See the explanation of above question.


Q.10   Which Amendment Act includind the Fundamental Duties of citizens in the Indian constitution? (Chhattisgarh PCS 2008)

(A)      42nd Amendment Act                               (B)      56th Amendment Act

(C)       73rd Amendment Act                               (D)      98th Amendment Act

Ans:- (A)

See the explanation of above question.

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