Indian Polity MCQ-353

Question1

The part of the Constitution that reflects the mind and ideals of the framers is

(A) directive principles
(B) fundamental rights
(C) preamble
(D) citizenship

Question2

The Indian Constitution has borrowed the ideas of Preamble from the

(A) Italian Constitution
(B) Canadian Constitution
(C) French Constitution
(D) Constitution of USA

Question3

Secularism means

(A) suppression of all religions
(B) freedom of worship to minorities
(C) separation of religion from State
(D) a system of political and social philosophy that does not favour any particular religious faith



Question4

The Preamble of the Indian Constitution reads

(A) We, the people of India – adopt, enact and give to India this Constitution
(B) We, the people of Constituent Assembly – adopt, enact and give to India this Constitution
(C) We, the citizens of India – adopt, enact and give to ourselves this Constitution
(D) We, the people of India – in our Constituent Assembly – adopt, enact and give to ourselves this Constitution

Question5

The word ‘socialist secular’ and ‘unity and integrity of the Nation’ were added to our Constitution by

(A) 42nd Amendment of the Constitution
(B) 44th Amendment of the Constitution
(C) 46th Amendment of the Constitution
(D) none of the above

Question6

The correct nomenclature of India according to the Preamble is

(A) Sovereign, Secular, Democratic Republic
(B) Sovereign, Democratic Republic
(C) Sovereign, Socialist, Secular, Democratic Republic
(D) Sovereign, Secular. Socialist Democracy

Question7

India is a democratic republic, because

(A) there is independence of judiciary
(B) the Head of the state is elected by the people
(C) there is distribution of powers between the Centre and the States
(D) there is Parliamentary supremacy

Question8

The Constitution names our country as

(A) Bharat
(B) India, that is Bharat
(C) Hindustan
(D) Aryavarta

Question9

Citizenship provisions are enshrined in the Constitution in

(A) Part II
(B) Part II, Articles 5-11
(C) Part II, Articles 5-6
(D) Part I, Articles 5-11

Question10

Details on how citizenship may be acquired and terminated are enumerated in

(A) Part II of the Constitution
(B) the Citizenship Act, 1955
(C) Schedule I of the Constitution
(D) Various enactments by Parliament

Question11

A person can become a citizen of India even if born outside India if his/her

(A) father is a citizen of India
(B) mother is a citizen of India
(C) father is a citizen of India at the time of the person’s birth
(D) father or mother is a citizen of India at the time of the person’s birth



Question12

Which of the following rights was described by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar as ‘The Heart and Soul of the Constitution’?

(A) Right to Freedom of Religion
(B) Right to Property
(C) Right to Equality
(D) Right to Constitutional Remedies

Question13

On whom does the Constitution confer special responsibility for the enforcement of Fundamental Rights?

(A) Parliament
(B) Supreme Court
(C) President
(D) State legislatures

Question14

Under which Article of the Constitution are the Cultural and Educational Rights granted?

(A) Article 29 and 31
(B) Article 29 and 32
(C) Article 29 and 30
(D) Article 30 and 31