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SSC CGL 2016/ CHSL GK Quiz : (Indian Polity) Part 1

SSC CGL 2016/ CHSL GK Quiz : (Indian Polity) Part 1

SSC CGL 2016/ CHSL GK Quiz : (Indian Polity) Part 1

Indian Polity

Topic Covered : Constitutional History, Making of the constitution, Sources, Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles of State Policy, Preamble, Citizenship

Q1. Supreme Court established in the year

a) 1874

b) 1774

c) 1765

d) 1782

Q2. Who was the first Governor General of Bengal?

a) Lord warren Hastings

b) Lord William Bentinck

c) Lord canning

d) None of these

Q3. Which act had the provisions to distinguish between commercial and political functions of the company?

a) Charter Act 1833

b) Regulating Act 1773

c) Pitts India Act 1784

d) Act of settlement 1781

Q4. “ British Possessions in India “ first time the terminology used in..

a) Charter Act 1833

b) Regulating Act 1773

c) Pitts India Act 1784

d) Act of settlement 1781

Q5. The first Governor General of India was

a) Lord Dalhousie

b) Lord William Bentinck

c) Lord canning

d) Lord warren Hastings

Q6. When was introduced Open Competition System of selection and recruitment of civil servants?

a) 1833


c) 1858

d) 1919

Q7. Who was the 1st Indian to join civil services?

a) Ravinder nath Tagore

b) Satyendra Nath Tagore

c) Satendra Nath Sinha

d) Satendera Prasad Sinha

Q8. Who was the 1st viceroy of India?

a) Lord Willium Bentick

b) Lord Canning

c) Lord Minto

d) Lord Morley

Q9.Diarchy or dual government concept was introduced in

a) GOI Act 1919

b) Indian Council Act 1909

c) Indian Council Act 189222

d) Indian Council Act 1861

Q10.  Who was regarded as the ‘Father of Communal Electorate”?

a) Lord Rippon

b) Lord Canning

c) Lord Minto

d) Lord Chelmsford?

Q11. Who was the interim president of constituent assembly?

a) Dr. Rajender Prasad

b) B.N. Rau

c) HC Mukherjee

d) Dr. Sachidanand Sinha

Q12. Who was not the member of constituent assembly?

a) Dr. BR Ambedkar

b) Jawahar Lal Nehru

c) Sardar Patel

d) Mahatma Gandhi

Q13. Who was the chairman of Drafting Committee?

a) K M Munshi

b) Dr. B R Ambedkar

c) Jawaharlal Nehru

d) Dr. Rajender Prasad

Q14. Total time taken by the constitution Assembly to make Constitution?

  1. a) 2 years 7 months 11 days b) 1 year 11 months 18 days c) 2 years 11 months and 11 days              d) 2 months 6 months 17 days

Q15. When was the last session of the constitution assembly?

a) 26th January 1950

b) 24th January 1950

c) 22 July 1947

d) 26th November 1949

Q16. What is the source of judicial review feature of the Indian constitution?

a) USA

b) 1935 Act

c) British

d) Canadian

Q17. Directive principles of State policy were taken from …………….. Constitution?

a) British

b) Irish

c)  USA

d) Russia

Q18. Concept of Republic was taken from …………. Constitution?

a) Irish

b) Canadian

c) USA

d) France

Q19. Concurrent list idea was taken in the constitution from …….. constitution?

a) Australian

b) British

c) Canadian

d) Germany

Q20. Which of the following is not the feature of Indian constitution?

a) Written Constitution

b) presidential system

c) federal system

d) parliament system

Q21. Which of the following is not Union Territory?

a) Goa

b) Puducherry

c) Daman and Diu

d) lashadweep

Q22. In the constitution term for India is mentioned as

a) Union of states

b) Union territory

c) Indian federation

d) federation of states

Q23. The parliament may by law empowered to form a new state

a) by simple majority with consent of the state

b) two third majority

c) two third majority ratified by half of the states

d) by simple majority

Q24. Which of the following word is not included in the preamble through amendment?


b) Social

c) Sovereignty

d) Integrity

Q25. Constitution adopted by the constitution assembly on

a) 26th Jan 1949

b) 26th Jan 1950

c) 26th Nov, 1949

d) 26th Nov 1950

Q26. Gorakhaland region is in which state?

a) Andhrapardesh

b) UP

c) MP

d) West Bengal

Q27. Which of the following is incorrect statement about citizenship in India?

a) Only the citizens have the right to vote

b) Naturalized citizen can become president

c) Citizen born in India can only become president

d) Single citizenship

Q28. Fundamental rights are enshrined in which part of the constitution?

a) Part 2

b) Part 3

c) Part 4

d) Part 4A

Q29. Fundamental rights are borrowed from…

a) Britain

b) USA

c) Japan

d) Germany

Q30.. Original constitution had ….. Fundamental rights?

a) 5

b) 6

c) 7

d) 8

Q31. Which of the following article is related with abolition of un-touchability and prohibition of its practices?

a) 13

b) 17

c) 19

d) 18

Q32. Which article is related with the right to free and compulsory education for all the children?

a) 21

b) 22

c) 21A

d) 45

Q33. Which article is known as the “ heart and soul’ of the Indian constitution?

a) 14

b) 19

c) 21

d) 32

Q34. Provision of Uniform civil code for the whole country is associated with the article ….

a) 45

b) 15

c) 44

d) 50

Q35. Directive principle of state policy is enshrined in the part …….

a) 4 A

b) 3

c) 4

d) 5

Q36. How many languages are mentioned in 8th schedule?

a) 14

b) 22

c) 21

d) 18

Q37.       To form new states constitution can be amended by

a) simple majority of parliament

b) special majority of parliament

c) special majority and   consent of the states

d) executive action

Q38.       Which article is associated with special majority amendment in the constitution?

a) 343

b) 356

c) 365

d) 368

Q39.       Which of the following is not the fundamental duty mentioned in the constitution?

a) Casting vote in the Loksabha election

b) respect parents

c) both a and

d) neither a nor b

Q40.       Who is the deciding authority regarding the disqualification of a member based on defection?

a) president

b) election commission

c) presiding officer

d) supreme court

Answer Key : 

Q ans Q ans
1 b 21 a
2 a 22 a
3 c 23 d
4 c 24 c
5 d 25 c
6 a 26 d
7 c 27 c
8 b 28 b
9 a 29 b
10 c 30 c
11 d 31 b
12 d 32 c
13 b 33 d
14 c 34 c
15 b 35 c
16 a 36 b
17 b 37 a
18 d 38 d
19 a 39 d
20 b 40 c

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