Q1. The Constituent Assembly commenced its business with Dr Rajendra Prasad as its..
(a) Vice president
(d) Dy. Speaker
Q2. The Constituent Assembly, which framed the Indian Constitution, was set up in..
Q3. The Constitution is declared to have been adopted and enacted by the..
(a) Constituent Assembly
(b) People of India
(c) Indian Parliament
(d) British Parliament
Q4. The Constitution of India came into force on…
(a) 15 Aug 1947
(b) 26 Jan 1950
(c) 26 Jan 1947
(d) 15 Aug 1950
Q5. The Constitution of India was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on…
(a) 11 Dec 1946
(b) 15 Aug 1957
(c) 26 Nov 1950
(d) 26 Nov 1949
Q6. The greatest impact on the Constitution of India was left by…
(a) Government of India Act, 1935
(b) Constitution of USA
(c) Constitution of UK
(d) Constitution of Canada
Q7. The most short-lived of all the Britain’s Constitutional experiments in India was the…
(a) Indian Councils Act to 1861
(b) Indian Councils Act of 1892
(c) Indian Councils Act of 1909
(d) Govt. of India Act of 1919
Q8. Which one of the following Acts of British India strengthened the Viceroy’s authority over his executive council by substituting ‘Portfolio’ or departmental system for corporate functioning?
(a) Indian Councils Act, 1861
(b) Government of India Act, 1858
(c) Indian Council Act, 1892
(d) Indian Council Act, 1909
Q9. Who presided over inaugural session of the Constituent Assembly?
(a) C. Rajagopalachari
(b) Jawaharlal Nehru
(c) Sachidanand Sinha
(d) B. R. Ambedkar
Q10. The real intention of British to include the princely states in Federal Union proposed by the Indian Act of 1935 was to..
(a) Exercise more and direct political and administrative control over the princely states
(b) Involve the princes actively in administration of the colony
(c) Finally effect the complete and administrative take-over of all the princely states by the British
(d) Use the princes to counter-balance the anti-imperialist doctrines of the nationalist leaders.
Q11. Time taken by Constituent Assembly to prepare the Indian Constitution was..
(a) 3 years 7 months
(b) 2 years 11 months 18 days
(c) 2 years 10 months 11 days
(d) 3 years 2 months 18 days
Q12. Chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Constituent Assembly..
(a) B. R. Ambedkar
(b) J. L. Nehru
(c) K. M. Munshi
(d) S. N. Sinha
Q13. India Constitution has adopted many provisions from the Constitutions of other countries. Indian Constitution is termed as __________ for this.
(a) Lifted constitution
(b) Cluster of provisions
(c) A bag of borrowings
(d) None of above
Q14. The Constitution of India was divided into __________ parts.
Q15. An interpretation of the Indian Constitution is based on the spirit of the..
(b) Directive Principles
(c) Fundamental Rights
(d) Fundamental Duties