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. Who has the authority to call a joint sitting of the two Houses of Parliament—
(a) Prime Minister
(b) President
(c) Member of Lok Sabha
(d) Member of Rajya Sabha 

Q2. Who appoints Ad hoc Committee on Parliament—
(a) Speaker of Lok Sabha
(b) Chairman of Rajya Sabha
(c) A & B
(d) None of the above
Q3. Judicial Review means :
(a) the right of the judiciary to advice the President on constitutional matters
(b) the power of the judiciary to pronounce upon the constitutionality of laws passed by the Legislature and orders issued by the Executive
(c) the right of the Parliament to ask the judiciary to review its own judgement in view of the popular resentment
(d) none of the above
Q4. In the Parliament, what is the meaning of the Government Bill—
(a) Bill presented by Ruling Party member
(b) Bill approved by the Government
(c) Only the Prime Minister presents the Bill
(d) A Bill introduced by any Minister in either of the Houses of the Parliament
 Q5. Which part of the India Constitution declares the ideal of welfare state?
(a) fundamental rights
(b) Preamble
(c) Directive Principles
(d) fundamental duties
Q6. Under which Constitutional Article, President has the power to consult Supreme Court—
(a) Article 145
(b) Article 146
(c) Article 143
(d) Article 144
Q7. Who/which of the following can abolish a State Legislative Council.
(a) Parliament
(b) President
(c) Governor
(d) State Assembly
Q8. How many members are nominated to the State Legislative Council by the Governor?
(a) One-third
(b) One-twelfth
(c) One-eighth
(d) One-sixth
Q9. The Indian President’s veto power is a combination of:
1. Pocket veto
2. Absolute veto
3. Suspensive veto
4. Qualified veto
(a) 2 and 3
(b) 1, 3 and 4
(c) 2, 3 and 4
(d) 1, 2 and 3
Q10. Which of the following will be the consequences of declaration of national emergency by the President?
1. The President can issue directives to the state executives.
2. The President can extend the normal tenure of the Lok Sabha.
3. The President can suspend all the Fundamental Rights of citizens.
4. The President can modify the distribution pattern of financial resources between Centre and states.
(a) 1, 3 and 4
(b) 1, 2 and 4
(c) 1, 2, 3 and 4
(d) 1, 2 and 3
Q11. The quorum for the Indian Parliament is
(a) 40 members
(b) 60 members
(c) one-tenth of total membership
(d) one-twelfth of total membership
Q12. Which one of the following statements is correct?
(a) Only the Rajya Sabha and not the Lok Sabha can have nominated members
(b) There is a constitutional provision for nominating two members belonging to the Anglo-Indian Community to the Lok Sabha.
(c) There is no constitutional bar to be appointed as a Union Minister
(d) A nominated member can vote both in the Presidential and Vice Presidential elections
Q13. In the states with bi-cameral legislature the upper house is known as:
(a) Vidhan Parishad
(b)  Vidhan Sabha
(c) Council of States
(d) Council of Representatives
Q14. The Legislative Council is expected to have a strength equal to one-third of the membership of the Legislative Assembly. The minimum strength of the Council has to be:
(a) 100
(b) 30
(c) 40
(d) 50
Q15. The Fundamental Duties of a citizen include:
(a) respect for the Constitution, the National Flag and the National Anthem
(b) respect for the President
(c) respect for the Government
(d) all the above

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