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 functions of which of the following bodies in India are limited to advisory nature only?
(a) Legislative Council
(b) Rajya Sabha
(c) Lok Sabha
(d) Legislative Assembly 

Q2. Which of the following is incorrect regarding schedule VI of our Constitution?
(a) The areas are administered as Autonomous districts over which the executive authority of the states extends
(b) The Government has the power to create new autonomous districts
(c) The autonomous districts are provided with elected bodies known as district councils
(d) It deals with the administration of the tribal areas of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Nagaland
Q3. Which one of the following subjects comes under the common jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and the High Court?
(a) Protection of the Fundamental Rights
(b) Mutual disputes among the states
(c) Disputes between Centre and States
(d) Protection from the violation of the Constitution
Q4. Judicial Review signifies that the Supreme Court-
(a) has final authority in overall cases
(b) can declare a state law as unconstitutional
(c) can review cases whose decisions have been given by High Court
(d) None of the above
Q5. Which article of Indian Constitution provides an advisory jurisdiction to the Supreme Court?
(a) Article 129
(b) Article 132
(c) Article 143
(d) Article 32
Q6. Which of the following is exclusively a committee of the Lower House:
(a) Committee on Assurances
(b) Committee on Delegated Legislation
(c) Committee on Public Undertakings
(d) Estimates Committee
Q7. The Vote on Account is passed:
(a) After the voting of demands
(b) Before the general discussion
(c) After the general discussion
(d) Either after the voting of the demands or after the general discussion.
Q8. Which of the following statements are incorrect?
1. Rajya Sabha can reject a Money Bill.
2. Rajya Sabha can make recommendations on a Money Bill.
3. Rajya Sabha cannot reject a Money Bill.
4. Rajya Sabha should return the Money Bill to the Lok Sabha within 14 days.
5. Rajya Sabha can amend a Money Bill.
(a) 2, 3 and 4
(b) 1, 2 and 5
(c) 1 and 5
(d) only 1
Q9. Which one of the following devices calls the attention of minister towards a matter of public importance?
(a) Half-an-hour discussion
(b) Calling attention notice
(c) Short duration discussion
(d) Adjournment motion
Q10. The Finance Commission does not recommend on:
(a) The distribution of net proceeds of taxes between the union and the states.
(b) The principles to be followed by the centre while giving grants-in-aid to the states out of the consolidated Fund of India.
(c) The amount of money to be allocated to the states from Public Account of India.
(d) Any other matter referred to the Commission by President in the interest of sound finance.
Q11. Under which Article of the Constitution of India can the Indian Parliament make laws under the residuary powers?
(a) Article 248 
(b) Article 249
(c) Article 250 
(d) Article 251
Q12.Which one 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
Q13. Which of the following is NOT included in the Directive Principles of State Policy?
(a) Prohibition of liquor
(b) Right to work
(c) Equal wage for equal work
(d) Right to information
Q14. Under the Constitution of India, which one of the following is NOT a Fundamental Duty?
(a) To vote in public elections
(b) To develop the scientific temper
(c) To safeguard public property
(d) To abide by the Constitution and respect its ideals
Q15. The Finance Commission is constituted under Article _____________ of the Constitution of India.
(a) 275  
(b) 280
(c) 282  
(d) None of these

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