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. The legal advisor to the State government is known as :
(a) Advocate – General
(b) Attorney-General
(c) Solicitor-General
(d) State Public Prosecutor 

Q2. Which Article of the Constitution defines the duties of chief Minister ?
(a) Article 162
(b) Article 164
(c) Article 165
(d) Article 167
 Q3. Which of the following Constitution Amendment Acts seeks that the size of the Councils of Ministers at the Centre and in a State must not exceed 15% of the total number of members in the Lok Sabha and the total number of members of the Legislative Assembly of that State respectively ?
(a) 91st
(b) 93rd
(c) 95th
(d) 97th
Q4. How many types of writs can be issued by the Supreme Court ?
(a) 2
(b) 3
(c) 5
(d) 6
Q5. The Supreme Court of India enjoys—
(a) original jurisdiction
(b) advisory jurisdiction
(c) appellate and advisory jurisdictions
(d) original, appellate and advisory jurisdictions

Q6.which one of the following is not a constitutional body?
(a) election commission
(b) finance commission
(c) union public service commission
(d) planning commission
Q7. Which of the following is true for Indian Judicial System?
(a) It is controlled by the Parliament
(b) The Supreme Court of India is controlled by the Parliament and the High Courts are controlled by the State Legislature
(c) It is an independent institution
(d) None of the above
Q8. Who of the following presides over the Joint Session of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha in India ?
(a) President of India
(b) Vice President of India
(c) Prime Minister
(d) Speaker of the Lok Sabha
9. Which one of the following forms the largest share of deficit in Government of India Budget?
(a) Primary deficit  
(b) Fiscal deficit
(c) Revenue deficit  
(d) Budgetary deficit
10. In which list does the Union Government enjoy exclusive powers?
(a) Union List 
(b) State List
(c) both ‘a’ and ‘b’ 
(d) Concurrent List
11. The power of the Supreme Court of India to decide disputes between the Centre and the States falls under its:
(a) Advisory jurisdiction
(b) Appellate jurisdiction
(c) Constitutional jurisdiction
(d) Original jurisdiction
Q12. What is the features of Regulating Act of 1773 ?
(a) It designated the Governor of Bengal as the ‘Governor-General of Bengal’
(b) It provided for the establishment of a Supreme Court at Calcutta (1774) comprising one chief justice and three other judges.
(c) It strengthened the control of the British Government over the Company by requiring the Court of Directors (governing body of the Company) to report on its revenue, civil, and military affairs in India.
(d) All of the above
Q13. distinguished between the commercial and political functions of the East india Company is infered from
(a) Regulating Act of 1773
(b) Charter Act of 1853
(c) Pitt’s India Act of 1784
(d) Charter Act of 1833
Q14. The number of members included in the Constitution Drafting Committee was:
(a) Seven
(b) Nine
(c) Eleven
(d) Thirteen
Q15. The tenth schedule of Indian Constitution deals with
(a) Anti-defection legislation
(b) Panchayti Raj
(c) Land reforms
(d) Distribution of powers between the union and states

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