Questions on Polity for SSC CHSL and RRB NTPC 2016

Q1. The Constitution of India recognises..

(a) Only religious minorities
(b) Only linguistic minorities
(c) Religious and linguistic minorities
(d) Religious, linguistic and ethnic minorities

Q2. The Preamble enshrines certain ideals that were first spelt out in..
(a) The speech by Jawaharlal Nehru on the banks of Ravi, when he called for Purna Swaraj
(b) The Nehru Report
(c) A resolution adopted at the Karachi session of the Indian National Congress
(d) The Objectives Resolution adopted by the Constituent Assembly

Q3. The Preamble of the Indian Constitution reads..
(a) We, the citizens of India – adopt, enact and give to ourselves this Constitution
(b) We, the people of India – adopt, enact and give to ourselves this Constitution
(c) We, the people of India – adopt, enact and give to our Constitution Assembly this Constitution
(d) We, the citizens of India – adopt, enact and give to ourselves the Constitution

Q4. Which of the following emerges clearly from the Preamble?
A. When the Constitution was enacted
B. The ideals that were to be achieved
C. The system of government
D. The source of authority
(a) B, C and D
(b) A and B
(c) A, B and C
(d) A, B, C and D

Q5. Which 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

Q6. Which one of the following is not a feature of Indian Constitution?
(a) Federal government
(b) Parliamentary government
(c) Presidential government
(d) Independence of judiciary

Q7. Which one of the following statements regarding the Preamble is correct?
(a) It is not enforceable in a court of law
(b) The Supreme Court has recently rules that it is not a part of the Constitution
(c) It has been amended twice
(d) All the above are correct

Q8. Who is regarded as the architect of the Indian Constitution?
(a) B. N. Rao
(b) Dr B. R. Ambedkar
(c) N. Gopalaswami Ayyangar
(d) Dr Rajendra Prasad

Q9. In which of the following federations, residuary power rests with the centre?
(a) India, Canada and Switzerland
(b) Canada, Australia and USA
(c) Canada,China and India
(d) USA, India and Australia

Q10. In which one of the following systems of government is bicameralism an essential feature?
(a) Presidential system
(b) Parliamentary system
(c) Federal system
(d) Unitary system

Q11.Who founded the Republican Party of India?
(a) Namboo Dripad
(b) Mulji Vaishya
(c) Dr BR Ambedkar
(d) Sripad Dange

Q12. Which Article of the Constitution provides that it shall be the endeavour of every state to provide adequate facility for instruction in the mother tongue at the primary stage of education?
(a) Article 349
(b) Article 350
(c) Article 350A
(d) Article 351

Q13. Which of the following features are present in the Indian Constitution?
A. Multiple procedure for amendment
B. State not empowered to initiate amendment
C. Certain amendments have to be passed just by State Legislatures
D. Joint sittings of Parliament to solve disputes regarding Constitutional Amendments.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
(a) A, B and D
(b) A and B
(c) B, C and D
(d) A, C and D

Q14. Sarkaria Commission was concerned with
(a) Administrative Reforms
(b) Electoral Reforms
(c) Financial Reforms
(d) Centre-State Relations

Q15. Which one of the following shall not be considered an adequate ground for the issue of a proclamation of National Emergency?
(a) War
(b) External aggression
(c) Armed rebellion
(d) Internal disturbance

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