Previous Year Indian Polity Questions for SSC CGL and MTS Exam

Hello Students, SSC CGL and MTS Exam is near and at ssc adda, we are providing quizzes for GA section. Today, In this post we are providing to you Indian polity Quiz as per the syllabus of SSC CGL Tier-I. Most of the questions are from previous years papers. This Quiz surely will help you to fetch more marks in GA Section. 

Q1. Ultimate sovereignty lies in:
(a) Parliament.
(b) President.
(c) Supreme Court.
(d) People.

Q2. The Indian Constitution is
I. an unwritten Constitution
II. a written Constitution.
III. largely based on the Government of India Act- 1935.
IV. a gift of British Parliament.
Of these statements:
(a) II and IV are correct.
(b) II and III are correct.
(c) I and IV are correct.
(d) I and III are correct.

Q3. Which one of the following is not a salient feature of the Constitutions of India?
(a) Written Constitution and supremacy of the Constitution
(b) Quasi-federal structure.
(c) Committed judiciary.
(d) Distribution of powers.

Q4. The Constitution of India is:
(a) Partly rigid and partly flexible.
(b) Rigid
(c) Flexible.
(d) Very rigid.

Q5. In India, the Prime Minister remains in office so long as he enjoys the – 
(a) Support of armed forces 
(b) Confidence in Rajya Sabha 
(c) Confidence in Lok Sabha 
(d) Support of the people

Q6. What is the tenure of the Prime Minister of India?
(a) Conterminous with the tenure of the Lok Sabha 
(b) Conterminous with the tenure of the President 
(c) As long as he enjoys the support of a majority in the Lok Sabha
(d) Five Years 

Q7. Who among the following is the Chairman of the National Integration Council? 
(a) The President
(b) The Vice – President 
(c) The Prime Minister 
(d) The Chief Justice of India

Q8. Who excercises the actual executive power under the Parliamentary form of Government?
(a) Parliament 
(b) Prime Minister
(c) President
(d) Bureaucracy

Q9. The Council of Ministers does NOT include –
(a) Cabinet Ministers 
(b) Cabinet Secretary
(c) Ministers of State 
(d) Ministers without Portfolio 

Q10. The Council of Ministers of Indian Union is collectively responsible to the – 
(a) Lok Sabha 
(b) President 
(c) Rajya Sabha 
(d) Prime Minister
Q11. Who was the Defence Minister of India during the Indo China War of 1962? 
(a) R.N. Thapar
(b) V.K. Krishna Menon 
(c) GovindBallabh Pant 
(d) Jagjivan Ram 

Q12. The first Law Minister of Independent India was – 
(a) M.C. Sitalwar
(b) B.R. Ambedkar 
(c) KailashnathKatju
(d) Rafi Ahmad Kidwai

Q13. What can be the maximum interval between two sessions of parliament? 
(a) 3 months
(b) 4 months
(c) 6 months 
(d) 9 months 

Q14. How are legislative excesses of parliament and state assemblies checked?
(a) Intervention from President/Governor
(b) No-Confidence motions
(c) Judicial review 
(d) General elections 

Q15. Which of the following non-member of Parliament has the right to address it? 
(a) Attorney General of India 
(b) Solicitor General of India
(c) Chief Justice of India 
(d) Chief Election Commissioner 

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