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.Parliament or a State Legislature can declare a seat vacant of a member absents himself without permission from the sessions for-
(a) 30 days                                   
(b) 60 days
(c) 90 days                                   
(d) 120 days

Q2. Which one of the following is a feature common to both the Indian Federation and the American Federation ?
(a) A single citizenship
(b) Three lists in the Constitution
(c) Dual judiciary
(d) A federal supreme court to interpret the Constitution
Q3.Which one of the following statements regarding the office of the Speaker is correct ?
(a) He holds office during the pleasure of the President
(b) He need not be a member of the House at the time of his election but has to become a member of the House within six month
months from the date of his election.
(c) He loses his office if the House is dissolved before the end of its normal tenure
(d) If he intends to resign the letter of his resignation is to be addressed to the Deputy Speaker
Q4.Who was the first Deputy Prime Minister of India?
(a) Sardar Ballabhbhai Patel
(b) Moraraji Desai
(c) L.K. Advani
(d) Charan Singh
Q5.Who among the following was the advisor  to the Drafting Committee of Constituent Assembly?
(a) B.Shiva Rao                           
(b) B.R. Ambedkar
(c) Sachchidananda Sinha          
(d) B.N. Rau
Q6.How many Sessions of the Indian Constituent Assembly were conducted for the formulation of Indian Constitution?
(a) 7                                              
(b) 11
(c) 12                                            
(d) 15
Q7.  Which one of the following schedules of the Constitution of India contains provisions regarding anti-defection Act ?
(a) Second Schedule
(b) Fifth Schedule
(c) Eighth Schedule
(d) Tenth Schedule
Q8.What is the system of governance in the Panchayati Raj set-up ?
(a) Single tier structure of local self-government at the village level
(b) Two tier system of local self-government at the village and block levels
(c) Three tier structure of local self-government, at the village, block and district levels
(d) Four tier system of local self-government at the village, block, district and state levels
Q9.Economic Survey in India is published officially, every year by the
(a) Reserve Bank of India
(b) Planning Commission of India
(c) Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India
(d) Ministry of Industries, Govt. of India
Q10.Which one of the following is part of the electoral college for the election of the President of India but does not form part of the forum for his impeachment?
(a) Lok Sabha
(b) Rajya Sabha
(c) State Legislative Councils
(d) State Legislative Assemblies
Q11.Consider the following statements :
An amendment to the Constitution of India can be initiated by the
1. Lok Sabha
2. Rajya Sabha
3. State Legislatures
4. President
Which of the above statements is/are correct ?
(a) 1 alone
(b) 1, 2 and 3
(c) 2, 3 and 4
(d) 1 and 2
Q12.The President holds office for a term of five years
(a) From the date of his election
(b) From the date of his entering the office
(c) From a date specified in the Constitution
(d) From a data notified by the Election Commission
Q13.The qualifications essential to become a member of the Legislative Assembly do not include:
(a) citizenship of India
(b) age of 25 years
(c) non-holding of office of profit under central or State government
(d) being a graduate
Q14.Which one of the following Bills must be passed by each house of the Indian Parliamentary separately by special majority? 
(a). Ordinary Bill
(b). Money Bill
(c).Finance Bill
(d). Constitution Amendment Bill
Q15.The minimum age for the membership of the Council of States is:
(a) 45 years
(b) 30 years
(c) 35 years
(d) 21 years


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