Previous Year Questions of Indian Polity For SSC CGL 2017

Hello readers, Here we provide you with an Indian polity Quiz as per the syllabus of SSC CGL TIER-I. Most of the questions are from previous years paper. This Quiz surely helps you to fetch more marks in final exams.
Q1.The correct statements about Finance Commission are:
1. It is to act as the balancing wheel of Indian fiscal federalism
2. It consists of a chairman and three other members.
3. Qualifications of the members of the Commission are determined by the President.
4. It is constituted under the provisions of Article 280.
(a) 2, 3 and 4
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 1 and 4
(d) 1, 2 and 3 

Q2.List-I (Writs)                 List-II (Literal meanings)
A. Mandamus                 1. ‘By what warrant or authority’
B. Habeas Corpus           2. ‘We command’
C. Quo warranto            3. ‘To be certified’
D. Certiorari                   4. ‘You may have the body’ or ‘To have the body of’
     A B C D
(a)  2 3 4 1
(b)  2 4 3 1
(c)  1 4 2 3
(d)  2 4 1 3
Q3.Who among the following has the Constitutional authority to make rules and regulations fixing the number of members of the UPSC?
(a) Home Ministry
(b) President
(c) Cabinet Secretary
(d) Vice-President
Q4.The first finance commission was constituted in:
(a) 1950 
(b) 1951
(c) 1952 
(d) 1954
Q5.Which among the following is NOT a part of electoral reforms?
(a) Registration of political parties
(b) Disqualifying the offenders
(c) Installation of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM)
(d) Appointment of Election Commissioner
Q6.The first President of Independent India hails from
(a) U.P.               
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Bihar              
(d) Tamil Nadu
Q7. The item “Education” belongs to the _________
(a) Concurrent List
(b) Central list
(c) State list
(d) All of the above
Q8.Who is competent to amend Fundamental Rights?
(a) President
(b) Supreme Court
(c) Lok Sabha
(d) Parliament
Q9.The members of the Legislative Assembly are:
(a) elected by the local self-governing bodies
(b) directly elected by the people
(c) nominated by the Governor
(d) None of the above
Q10.Which one of the following Legislative Assemblies has maximum strength?
(a) Andhra Pradesh
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) West Bengal
Q11.National Emergency remains in operation with the approval of the parliament, for __________
(a) A maximum period of 10 months
(b) A maximum period of Six months
(c) A maximum Period of 1 year
(d) A maximum Period of 3 years
Q12.The Vice-President of India is
(a) Chairman (ex-officio) of the Lok Sabha
(b) Ex-officio Chairman of the Rajya Sabha
(c) Speaker of the Lok Sabha
(d) President of the Red Cross
Q13. Under which Article of the Constitution can an individual move the Supreme Court directly in case of any violation of a Fundamental Right?
(a) Article 13
(b) Article 14
(c) Article 32
(d) Article 34
Q14.How many Schedules are incorporated in the Constitution of India—
(a) Eleven Schedule
(b) Ten Schedule
(c) Nine Schedule
(d) Twelve Schedule
Q15.Who decides whether a bill is a money Bill or not?
(a) Governor
(b) President
(c) Speaker of Lok Sabha
(d) Chairmen of Rajya Sabha


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