Indian Polity MCQ-11

Indian Constitution Objective Questions for IES,RRB,DSC,TET,B.Ed. ,APPSC,CivilsPrelims,WBPSC,TNPSC,KeralaPSC,BiharPSC Exams


The parliamentary systems of India and of Britain differ on the account of

A. bicameral legislature
B. system of collective responsibility
C. the system of judicial review
D. the Prime Minister is separately elected by people


Titular sovereign means

A. A person who enjoys absolute powers and is not accountable to any one
B. A person who is vested with all sovereign powers by the Constitution but whose powers are enjoyed by someone else
C. A person who enjoys all the powers vested in him by the Constitution
D. A sovereign elected by the Parliament


The basic structure theory of the Constitution of India implies that

A. certain features of the Constitution are so essential to it that they cannot be abrogated
B. Fundamental Rights cannot be abridged or taken away
C. the Constitution cannot be amended except in accordance with the procedure prescribed in Act 368
D. The Preamble of the Constitution cannot be amended for it is not a part of the Constitution and at the same time represents its real spirit


Which one of the following statements regarding Judiciary in India is correct?

A. Supreme Court of India is free from the control and influence of legislature and executive
B. Subordinate courts are at the head of the Judiciary hierarchy of the State
C. The Chiefjustice and other judges of the High Court are appointed by the Governor in consultation with the Chiefjustice of India
D. A High Court can withdraw a case from a subordinate court and can deal with the case itself if it is satisfied that the case involves a substantial point of constitutional law


If in an election to a State Legislative Assembly, the candidate who is declared elected loses his deposit, it means that

A. the polling was very poor
B. the election was for a multi-member constituency
C. the elected candidate’s victory over his nearest rival was very marginal
D. a very large number of candidates contested the election


Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion, etc., (Article 15 of the Constitution of India is a Fundamental Right classifiable under

A. the right to Freedom of Religion
B. the Right against exploitation
C. the Cultural and Educational Rights
D. the right to Equality


Which one of the following is not explicitly stated in the Constitution of India but followed as a convention?

A. The Finance Minister is to be a member of the Lower House
B. The Prime Minister has to resign if he loses majority in the Lower House
C. All the parts of India are to be represented in theCouncil of Ministers
D. In- the event of both the President and the Vice President demitting office simultaneously before the end of their tenure, the Speaker of the Lower House of Parliament will officiate as the President


Equality before law means

A. trial of officials and private citizens by same courts
B. subjection of all classes to ordinary law
C. absence of social privileges in favour of any individual
D. All of the, above


In the Indian context, the term ‘De-notified tribes’ refers to

A. Tribes which are aboriginals
B. Nomadic tribes
C. Tribes practising shifting cultivation
D. Tribes which were earlier classified as criminal tribes


What is the system of governance in the Panchayati Raj set up?

A. Single-tier structure of local self-government at the village level
B. Two-tier system of local self-government at the village and block levels
C. Three-tier system of local government, at die village, block and district levels
D. Four-tier system of local self-government at the village, block, district and state levels


Which one of the following determines that the Indian Constitution is federal?

A. A written and rigid Constitution
B. An independent Judiciary
C. Vesting of residuary powers with the Centre
D. Distribution of powers between the Centre and the States


According to the Constitution of India, the term ‘district judge’ shall not include

A. Chief Presidency Magistrate
B. Sessions Judge
C. Tribunal Judge
D. Chief Judge of small court


Which of the following is not in the State List under the Constitution of India?

A. Fisheries
B. Agriculture
C. Insurance
D. Betting and Gambling


Who among the following have the right to vote in the elections to both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha?

A. Elected members of the Lower House of the Parliament
B. Elected members of the Upper House of the Parliament
C. Elected members of the Upper House of the State Legislature
D. Elected members of the Lower House of the State Legislature


If the Prime Minister of India belonged to the Upper House of Parliament

A. he will not be able to vote in his favour in the event of a no confidence motion.
B. he will not be able to speak on the budget in the Lower House.
C. he can make statements only in the Upper House.
D. he has to become a member of the Lower House within six months after being sworn in as the Prime Minister.