Indian Polity MCQ-25

Indian Polity Objective questions for UPSC,SSC,CivilsPrelims,RRB ,IES ,KeralaPSC,DelhiPolice,LICAAO Exams


How many Union Territories are there in India?

A. 4
B. 5
C. 7
D. 6


Which one of the following statements is correct?

A. If both the President and the Vice-President resign, the Speaker of Lok Sabha will act as President till a new President is elected
B. The Constitution of India prescribes both the minimum and maximum age limits for contesting the Presidential election
C. In the event of resignation of the President, the Vice-President will act as President for the residual period of the President’s tenure as in the U.S.A.
D. In India, the President is part of Parliament


The most essential feature of the Parliamentary Form of Government is the

A. Sovereignty of Parliament
B. Written Constitution
C. Accountability of the Executive to the Legislature
D. Independence of the Judiciary


Which one of the following is true regarding the Vice-Chairman of Rajya Sabha?

A. One has to be a member of Rajya Sabha for election to the post of Vice-Chairman
B. One need not necessarily be a member of Rajya Sabha for election to the post of the Vice-Chairman; as is in the case of Chairman
C. One has to be a member of either House of Parliament for election to the post of Vice-Chairman of Rajya Sabha
D. There is an established convention that the Vice-Chairman of Rajya Sabha belongs to the main Opposition Party in Rajya Sabha


Which one of the following first mooted the idea of a constituent assembly to frame a Constitution for India?

A. Swaraj Party in 1934
B. Congress Party in 1936
C. Muslim League in 1942
D. All Parties Conference in 1946


When the Chief Justice of a High Court acts in an administrative capacity, he is subject to

A. the writ jurisdiction of any of the other judges of the High Court
B. special control exercised by the Chief Justice of India
C. discretionary powers of the Governor of the State
D. special powers provided to the Chief Minister in this regard


Which one of the following bills can be introduced in the Parliament only after the consent of the President?

A. The Constitution Amendment Bill
B. The Finance Bill
C. The Bill for the creation of a new State
D. The Bill providing for the creation of a new All India Service


Which one of the following statements is correct? The Prime Minister of India

A. is free to choose his ministers only from among those who are members of either House of the Parliament
B. can choose his cabinet colleagues after due counselling by the President of India in this regard
C. has full discretion in the choice of persons who are to serve as ministers in his cabinet
D. has only limited powers in the choice of his cabinet colleagues because of the discretionary power vested with the President of India


B.R. Ambedkar was elected to the Constituent Assembly from

A. West Bengal
B. the Bombay Presidency
C. the then Madhya Bharat
D. Punjab


In the case pf a conflict between the Centre and a State in respect of a subject included in the Concurrent List in the Constitution of India,

A. the law of the State prevails
B. the law of the Centre prevails
C. the matter is resolved by the Supreme Court of India
D. the law which had been passed first would prevail


Which of the following statements is not true about the National Commission for Women?

A. The Commission was set up by an act of Parliament and started working in 1992
B. The Commission has decided to set up Maha Mahila Adalats across the country very soon
C. The Commission has recommended to amend the Dowry Act, Hindu Marriage Act, and Special Marriage Act and the Govt. has accepted the same
D. The Commission has powers to investigate and review functions of various^ law-making agencies in India


Which one of the following Articles of the constitution of India says that the executive power of every state shall be so exercised as not to impede or prejudice the exercise of the. executive power of the union?

A. Article 257
B. Article 258
C. Article 355
D. Article 356


In which case did the Supreme Court concede the right of Parliament to amend the Constitution, but denied it the right to amend the basic structure of the Constitution?

A. Keshavananda Bharati Case
B. Golak Nath Case
C. Minerva Mills Case
D. None of these


On what ground, the Supreme Court of India can accept the appeal against any High Court Judgement?

A. It is the apex court of the country
B. There is sufficient legaljurisdiction in it
C. That is the Fundamental Right of the person who appeals
D. Law Minister has recommended in that regard


When can a bill be referred to the Parliamentary Committee?

A. Just after being placed in the Parliament
B. After general debate/discussion in the second reading
C. After partial debate/discussion
D. After difference between two houses


In what way the Finance Commission can recommend to the centre for transfer of resources to States?

A. Debt, subside, and tax share
B. Debt and subsidy
C. Debt and tax share
D. Subsidy and tax share


To uphold and protect the sovereignty, unity and integrity of India, a provision has been made in the

A. Directive Principles of State Policy
B. Preamble to the Constitution
C. Fundamental Duties
D. Fundamental Rights