Indian Polity MCQ-22

Indian Polity MCQ for UPSC,RRB,UPPSC,NDA,CDS,Civil Services,IES,KeralaPSC,BiharSSC Exams


Which one of the following has provided for the Instrument of Instructions?

A. The Indian Councils Act, 1892
B. The Government of India Act, 1935
C. Lord Rippon’s Resolution of 1882
D. Montague-Chelmsford Reforms


Which of the following immunities is available to the Governor?

A. No criminal suit can be filed against the Governor
B. No civil suit can be filed against the Governor
C. He can not be arrested
D. All of the above


Financial allocation for Education was made for the first time by the Charter Act of

A. 1833
B. 1813
C. 1793
D. 1773


By which amendment, were the Fundamental Duties of Indian citizens added to Constitution?

A. Forty-fourth Amendment
B. Forty-third Amendment
C. Forty-second Amendment
D. Forty-first Amendment


In India, a tax on agricultural incomes can be levied by

A. both the Central and State Governments
B. neither the Central nor the State Governments
C. only the State Governments
D. only the Central Government


The Chairman of Rajya Sabha is

A. nominated by the President
B. elected by the two Houses of Parliament
C. elected by Parliament and the Legislatures of the States jointly
D. elected by the members of Rajya Sabha


The reference to Hindus in Article 25 of the Constitution does not include

A. Parsees
B. Sikhs
C. Jains
D. Buddhists


Which of the following writs can be issued by a High Court to direct a public official or the government not to enforce a law which is unconstitutional?

A. Certiorari
B. Prohibition
C. Quo Warranto
D. Mandamus


The proclamation of Emergency under Article 352 was made by the President for the first time in

A. 1960
B. 1962
C. 1965
D. 1971


A proclamation of Emergency, unless it is approved by resolutions of both the Houses of Parliament, will cease to be in operation within

A. one month from the date of its proclamation
B. two months from the date of its proclamation
C. three months from the date of its proclamation
D. six months from the date of its proclamation


The proclamation of Emergency by the President on the ground of internal disturbance was made for the first time in

A. 1962
B. 1965
C. 1975
D. 1976


Which one of the following does not constitute the electoral college for electing the President of India?

A. Elected members of the Legislative Council
B. Elected members of the Legislative Assembly of each State
C. Elected members of Lok Sabha
D. Elected members of Rajya Sabha


At the end of 1999, the Union of India comprised

A. 25 States and 8 Union Territories
B. 25 States and 7 Union Territories
C. 26 States and 7 Union Territories
D. 26 States and 8 Union Territories


The name of the Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi Islands was changed to Lakshadweep by an Act of Parliament in

A. 1970
B. 1971
C. 1972
D. 1973


Who among the following can be removed from the office without impeachment?

A. President of India
B. Chief Justice of India
C. Governor of a State
D. Chief Election Commissioner


The original Constitution of India contained

A. 395 Articles and 10 Schedules
B. over 400 Articles and 10 Schedules
C. 459 Articles and 9 Schedules
D. 391 Articles and 10 Schedules


The Right to Property was excluded from the Fundamental Rights during the tenure of the Government headed by

A. Charan Singh
B. Morarji Desai
C. Indira Gandhi
D. Rajiv Gandhi


The first Official Language Commission, as required under Article 344 of the Constitution, was constituted by the President in

A. 1950 with K.M. Munshi as its Chairman
B. 1955 with B.G. Kher as its Chairman
C. 1960 with M.C. Chhagla as its Chairman
D. 1965 with Humayun Kabir as its Chairman