General-Knowledge MCQ-Indian Polity Set-5

1.The old name of which State/Union Territory is wrongly given?

  1. Karnataka – Mysore
  2. Tamil Nadu – Madras
  3. Lakshadweep – Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi Islands
  4. Meghalaya – Eastern Hill Province

2. Which of the following States and the year of their creation is incorrectly matched?

  1. Andhra Pradesh: 1956
  2. Maharashtra: 1960
  3. Arunachal Pradesh: 1987
  4. Goa: 1987

3. Details on how citizenship may be acquired and terminated are enumerated in:

  1. Part II of the Constitution
  2. The Citizenship Act, 1955
  3. Schedule I of the Constitution
  4. Various enactments by Parliament

4. Funds belonging to the Government of India are kept in:

  1. Consolidated Fund of India
  2. Public Accounts Fund of India
  3. Contingency Fund of India
  4. All of the above

5. The Vice-president is the ex-officio chairman of the Rajya sabha?

  1. Rajya Sabha
  2. Lok Sabha
  3. Planning Commission
  4. National Development

6. Which one of the following article deals with the appointment of the Prime Minister and other ministers?

  1. Article 76
  2. Article 74
  3. Article 75
  4. Article 72

7. Longest serving speaker of lok sabha

  1. Somnath Chatterjee
  2. PA Sangma
  3. Balram Jakhar
  4. KS Hegde

8. How many sessions are held in a year in Lok Sabha

  1. 4
  2. 3
  3. 2
  4. 5

9. Which portfolio was held by Dr. Rajendra Prasad in the Interim Government formed in the year 1946?

  1.  Defence
  2. External Affairs and Commonwealth Relations
  3. Food and Agriculture
  4. None

10. Which of the following is correctly matched?

  1. 1909 Act – Principle of election
  2. 1919 Act – Provincial autonomy
  3. 1935 Act – Dyarchy in states
  4. 1947 Act – Responsible government

11. Statutory recognition to the portfolio system was accorded by:

  1. Indian Councils Act of 1892
  2. Indian Councils Act of 1871
  3. Indian Councils Act of 1861
  4. Indian Councils Act of 1882

12. Which of the following provisions of the Constitution came into force from November 26, 1949 ?

I. Provisions relating to citizenship.

II. Provisions relating to elections.

III. Provisions relating to provisional Parliament.

IV. Fundamental Rights.

  1. I and II
  2. I, III and IV
  3. I, II and III
  4. None

13. Which of the following Acts gave representation to Indians for the first time in the Legislature?

  1. Indian Councils Act, 1909
  2. Indian Councils Act, 1919
  3. Government of India Act, 1935
  4. None of the above

14. The Crown took the Government of India into its own hands by :

  1. Charter Act, 1833
  2. Government of India Act, 1858
  3. Indian Council Act, 1861
  4. Government of India Act, 1935

15. Consider the following statements. The Indian Constitution is :

(1) unwritten Constitution.

(2) written Constitution.

(3) largely based on Government of India Act, 1935.

  1. 2 and 1 are correct
  2. 2 and 3 are correct
  3. 1 and 2 are correct
  4. 1 and 3 are correct

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