Polity Quiz for SSC CGL 2016

1. In which Amendment, the words ‘Socialist’, ‘Secular’ and ‘Unity and Integrity of the Nation’ were added to the Preamble of constitution of India ?
(a) 42nd
(b) 44th
(c) 52nd
(d) None of them

2. Consider the following words :
1. Socialist
2. Democratic
3. Sovereign
4. Secular
Choose the response that gives the correct in the preamble?
(a) 3, 1, 4 and 2
(b) 3, 4, 1 and 2
(c) 3, 4, 2 and 1
(d) 4, 1, 3 and 2

3. The ideals and objectives outlined in the Preamble of the Indian Constitution have been further elaborated in—
(a) the chapter on Fundamental Rights
(b) the chapter on Directive Principles of State Policy
(c) the chapter on Directive Principles of State Policy, Fundamental Rights and Fundamental Duties
(d) nowhere else in the text of the Constitution 

4. Which among the following is the correct expression of the term ‘Secular’ in India ?
(a) India has many religion
(b) Indians have religious freedom
(c) To follow the religion depends upon the will of an individual
(d) There is no religion of the State in India

5. Consider the following statements about the preamble of the constitution :
1. The objective resolution proposed by Pt. Nehru ultimately became the preamble.
2. It is not justiciable in nature.
3. It cannot be amended.
4. It cannot override the specific provisions of the constitution.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below—
(a) Only 1 and 2
(b) Only 1, 2 and 4
(c) Only 1, 2 and 3
(d) Only 2, 3 and 4

6. A Presidential Ordinance can remain in force—
(a) For three months
(b) For six months

(d) Indefinitely

(c) For nine months

7. Who can initiate impeachment of the President ?
(a) 1/4th members of either House of the President ?
(b) Half of the members of either House of the Parliament
(c) Half of the state Legislatures
(d) 1/3rd members of any State Legislature

8. The President of India is elected by the numbers of an electoral college which does NOT include—
(a) The elected members of the Rajaya Sabha
(b) The elected members of the Lok Sabha
(c) The elected members of the State Assemblies
(d) The elected members of the State Legislative Councils

9. Which one of the following offices is held during the pleasure of the President of India ?
(a) Vice-President
(b) Chief Justice of India
(c) Governor of a State
(d) Chairman of UPSC

10. Who among the following is appointed by the President :
(a) Attorney General of India
(b) Comptroller and Auditor General
(c) Governor of a State
(d) All of these

11. Acting Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in India is appointed by the—
(a) Chief Justice of Supreme Court
(b) Prime Minister
(c) President
(d) Law Minister

12. Who among the following is constitutionally empowered to declare a geographical area as a Scheduled Area ?
(a) Governor
(b) Chief Minister
(c) Prime Minister
(d) President

13. ‘He represents the nation but does not lead the nation’. This dictum applies on whom of the following ?
(a) Speaker of the Lok Sabha
(b) Chief Justice of India
(c) Prime Minister
(d) President

14. In the event of a vacancy in the offices of both the President and Vice-President of India, the person who performs the duty of a President is—
(a) Speaker of Lok Sabha
(b) Chief Justice of India 
(c) Chairman of Rajya Sabha 
(d) Attorney General

15. According to the Constitution of India, it is the duty of the President of India to cause to be laid before the Parliament which of the following ?
1. The Recommendations of the Union Finance Commission.
2. The Report of the Public Accounts Committee.
3. The Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General
4. The Report of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 and 4 only
(c) 1, 3 and 4 only
(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4 

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