Previous Year Questions of Indian Polity For SSC CGL 2017

Q1.The speaker’s vote in the Lok Sabha is called
(a) Casting vote
(b) Sound vote
(c) Direct vote
(d) Indirect vote
Q2.The system of judicial review originated in
Q3.Who is the first woman speaker of lok sabha ?
(a)Meera kumar
(b)sumitra mahajan
(c)sarojini Naidu
(d)smriti Irani
Q4.Chief minister is appointed by
(a) State governor
(b) Chief justice of Supreme Court
(c) Speaker of Lok Sabha
(d) President of India
Q5. which article of the Indian Constitution provides for uniform civil code for the citizens?
(a) Article 42
(b) Article 44
(c) Article 46
(d) Article 48
Q6. When was the Panchayati Raj System introduced in India?
(a) 1959 A.D.
(b) 1962 A.D.
(c) 1945 A.D.
(d) 1947 A.D.
Q7.Sarkaria Commission was set up to review
(a) the relation between the President and the Prime Minister
(b) the relation between the legislative and the executive
(c) the relations between the executive and the judiciary
(d) the relations between the Union and the State
Q8.What is the tenure of the Chief Election Commissioner of India?
(a) Five years
(b) During the ‘pleasure’ of the President
(c) Six years or till the age of 65 years whichever is earlier
(d) Five years or till the age of 65 years whichever is earlier
Q9.Which committee had first of all recommended three-tier Panchayati Raj in India in 1957?
(a) Balwant Rai Committee
(b) Ashok Mehta Committee
(c) Setalwad Committee
(d) Hanumantayaa Committee
Q10.Salaries of the Judges of the Supreme Court are determined by
(a) Parliament
(b) Pay Commission appointed by the President
(c) Law Commission
(d) Council of Ministers
Q11.Who is responsible to make changes in names and boundaries of the states?
(a) Prime Minister
(b) Parliament
(c) Rajya Sabha
(d) Governor
Q12.The Parliament can legislate on a subject in the state list
(a) by the wish of the president
(b) if the Rajya Sabha passes such a resolution
(c) under any circumstances
(d) by asking the legislature of the concerned state
Q13.In which case the supreme court evolved the concept of ‘Basic Structure of Constitution’?
(a) Golak Nath case
(b) Shankari Prasad case
(c) Keshawa Nanda Bharti case
(d) Minerva Mills case
Q14.By which name/names is our country mentioned in the Constitution?
(a) India and Bharat
(b) India and Hindustan
(c) Bharat Only
(d) India, Bharat and Hindustan
Q15.The first statute for the governance of India, under the direct rule of the British Government, was the
(a) Government of India Act, 1858
(b) Government of India Act, 1861
(c) Government of India Act, 1892
(d) Government of India Act, 1915


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