- Who is known as the architect of Indian foreign policy
- Who appoints the Judges of High Courts?
1203 Who is the Guardian of the Constitution?
1204 What is the minimum age required to contest in the Lok Sabha elections
- Who is the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha?
- In India, child labour is prohibited through Article of the Constitution?
- Which Article of the Constitution guarantees that no person can be compelled to pay taxes for the promotion of any particular religion or religious institution?
- What is the number of writs that can be issued under Article 32 of the Constitution?
- How many methods are there for the amendment of the Constitution?
- By which amendment, the power to amend the Constitution was specifically conferred upon the Parliament?
- Which Article of the Constitution deals with Budget?
- Which Union Territory have representation in Rajya Sabha?
- The gap between two sessions of the Parliament must not exceed?
- Who expressed the idea of the Constitution of India for the first time?
- The Cabinet Mission arrived in India in the year?
23rd March 1946
- The Constituent Assembly was formed according to the directions of the Cabinet Mission plan on?
6th December 1946
- The first meeting of the Constituent Assembly was held on
9th December 1946
- Which Article of the Constitution provides that, the State must strive for the promotion of international peace and security?
- Under which Article of the Constitution, the Parliament has been empowered to make laws giving effect to International Treaties?
- Which Article of the Constitution prohibits human trafficking and forced labour?
1221.The temporary Chairman of the Constituent Assembly
Dr Sachidananda Sinha
- Permanent President of the Constituent Assembly
- The first person who addressed the Constituent Assembly was?
Acharya J.B. Kripalani
- The Vice president of the Constituent Assembly was………?
Harendra Coomar Mookerjee
- Constitutional Advisor to the Constituent Assembly was..?
- Drafting Committee was appointed on
29th August 1947
- Father of Indian Constitution
Dr B.R. Ambedkar
- The Chairman of the Drafting Committee?
Dr B.R. Ambedkar
- The Malayali who represented United Provinces (UP) in the Constituent Assembly was
Dr John Mathai
- The Constituent Assembly adopted our National Flag on…..?
July 22, 194 7
- Which writ is known as the Bulwark of personal freedom?
- The only date mentioned in the Preamble:
26th November 1949
- What is the total number of Fundamental Duties envisaged in the Constitution?
- The President of India is empowered with the powers to grant pardons under which Article of the Constitution?
- The literal meaning of which writ is ‘to have the body?
- Malayali women members in the Constituent Assembly?
- The Constitution of India was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on?
26th November 1949
- The Constituent Assembly adopted our National Anthem (Janaganamana) on ………?
January 24, 1950
- The constitution of India came into force on
26th January 1950
- The cover page of the Indian constitution was designed by………?
- Who is known as the Architect of the Indian Constitution?
Dr B.R. Ambedkar
- India borrowed the idea of Preamble from?
- Objective Resolution was introduced in the Constituent Assembly on 13th December 1946 by
- In which case, the Supreme Court held that Preamble is not a part of the constitution?
- How many times the Preamble has been amended?
Only once (1976, 42nd Amendment)
- According to the Preamble India is a ……….
- Which article prohibits discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex, and place of birth?
- Who quoted Preamble as a political horoscope?
- Who called Preamble an identity card?
- Which case of the Supreme Court held that Preamble is an integral part of the Indian constitution?
Kesavananda Bharathi Case
- Article I of the Indian Constitution says that India shall be a ………
Union of States
- The part of the Indian constitution deals with citizenship?
- Articles that deal with citizenship?
- India adopted single citizenship from ……….
- Indian Citizenship Act passed by the Parliament in?
- Articles that deal with fundamental rights?
Article 12 to 35
- The idea of fundamental rights has been taken from
- Who is known as the Chief Architect of Fundamental Rights?
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
- The session of INC that passed a resolution on fundamental rights?
1931 Karachi Session
- Article 14 deals with
Equality before law
- Which article provides equality of opportunities for all citizens in matters of public employment?
- Which article of the constitution abolishes the practice of untouchability?
- The article passed with the slogan Gandhi Ki Jai?
- Abolition of the title is embodied in ……….
- Article 19 gives how many fundamental freedoms to individuals?
- Right to private property was dropped from the list of fundamental rights by the ……….
44th Amendment 1978
- Which article deals protection of life and personal liberty?
- Article 21 A of the Indian constitution deals with:
Right to Education
- By which amendment act right to education was made a fundamental right?
86th Constitutional Amendment Act, 2002
- Article 24 of the Indian constitution deals with:
Prohibition of employment of children in factories, etc
- Article 32 of the Indian Constitution deals with:
Right to constitutional remedies
- Which article is known as the ‘Heart and soul’ of the Indian constitution?
- Who described Article 32 as the ‘Heart and soul’ of the Indian constitution?
Dr B.R. Ambedkar
- The article provides the protection of interest of minorities?
- The article provides the right of minorities to establish and administer educational institutions?
- The states were reorganised on a linguistic basis in?
- Under which article High Court issues writs for the enforcement of fundamental rights?
- A major portion of the constitution of India is derived from the ……….
Government of India Act,1935
- Which article of the Indian constitution deals with amendments?
- Who conceptualised the Indian Constitution as a ‘Seamless Web’?
- Who was the first to describe the Indian Constitution as ‘Quasi-Federal’?
- Who called the Directive Principles as a ‘Cheque on a Bank payable at the convenience of the bank’?
- Who described Directive Principles as a ‘veritable dustbin of sentiments’?
- What was the minimum voting age fixed in the original Constitution?
- Who has the power to certify a bill as a money bill?
Lok Sabha Speaker
- India borrowed the idea of providing authority to the speaker to certify a bill as a money bill or not, from Britain
- Indian Constitution can be amended in ………. different ways.
- The part of the constitution deals with fundamental rights?
- The number of fundamental rights constitution originally consisted?
- Indian constitution is the largest constitution in the world
- Distribution of powers is an essential feature of the federal constitution
- According to the preamble of Indian constitution India is a Sovereign, Socialist, Secular, Democratic, Republic
- The preamble of the constitution means the preface to the constitution
- The parliamentary form of government in India is based on adult suffrage
- Indian Constitution is a written Constitution
- Britain is following an unwritten constitution
- Indian parliament is following the principle of bicameralism
- Government of India Act, 1935 is known as the blueprint of the Indian constitution
- The Constitution of India is considered to be the supreme law of the land
- As per the preamble of our constitution, it secures ‘justice, liberty, equality and fraternity to all the citizens of India
- An Indian citizen enjoys both civil and political rights
- Part II of the Indian Constitution deals with citizenship
- Articles 5 to 11 of the constitution describes about citizenship
- Indian constitution allows single citizenship
- The idea for single citizenship is borrowed from Britain
- The expression ‘socialist’ in the preamble added by taking the views of Marx and Gandhi
- The preamble to the Indian constitution envisages that it shall stand part of the constitution
- Part 1 of the Indian Constitution deals with the union and its territory
- Article 2 of the constitution deals with the admission or establishment of new states
- Article 5 of the constitution of India deals with citizenship at the time of commencement of the constitution
- As per article 5 of the Indian constitution, every person who is a domicile in India includes a person who was born in the territory of India, either of whose parents was born in the territory of India or who has been ordinarily resident in the territory of India for not less than five years immediately preceding such commencement
- Rights of citizenship of certain persons who have migrated to India from Paki
stan is dealt with under Article 6
- How many ways are there to get Indian citizenship
- The ways in which one can obtain citizenship:
Citizenship by birth, Citizenship by descent, Citizenship by registration, Citizenship by naturalisation and Citizenship by incorporation of territory.
- The ways in which one can lose his citizenship:
by renunciation, by deprivation and by the termination
- Who is considered as the first citizen of India
– The President
- After the death of G.V. Mavalankar, who became the Speaker of the First Lok Sabha?
- Who elected Dr Rajendra Prasad as the first President of India?
- In the Indian national flag, what does Ashoka’s wheel represent?
Wheel of Dharma
- A person must have attained the age of for the candidature in a panchayat election.
- The concept of a linguistic state was supported by?
Simon Commission Report
- What is the number of seats allotted to Schedule Tribes in Lok Sabha?
- Who was the first woman judge of the Supreme Court of India?
- Who can extend the jurisdiction of the High Court?
- The period for which a person has to reside in India before he or she qualifies to acquire citizenship by registration:
- The elective strength of the Lok Sabha was increased by the:
- The Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha can be removed by a resolution:
Moved by Rajya Sabha and passed by Lok Sabha
- In the Interim Government formed in 1946, the vice president of the executive council was:
- A deadlock between the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha calls for a joint sitting of the Parliament during the passage of:
- The concept of Public Interest Litigation was originated in:
The United States
- What is the maximum age prescribed for election as President of India?
No such limit
- Who is considered the guardian of the public purse?
Comptroller and Auditor General
- The contingency fund of the state is operated by the:
- Who acts as the chancellor of State Universities?
- The residuary powers of legislation in case of Jammu and Kashmir belongs to:
The State Legislative
- Who is regarded as the ‘Father of All India Services?
- The origin of UPSC can be traced to:
- The National Commission for women was set up in:
- Who was the chairman of Second Administrative Reforms Commission?
- Veerappa Molly
- The National Commission for SC and ST bifurcated into two bodies by which amendment of the constitution?
89th Amendment, 2003
- In which year were the National Other Backward Classes Commission set up?
- Comptroller and Auditor General of India is a friend and guide of:
Public Account Committee
- The number of Vice Presidents of India, who later became the President of India is:
- In which state does the Governor nominate women to the Assembly?
Jammu and Kashmir
- The word ombudsman is derived from the root ‘ombud’ which is Swedish and means:
A person who acts as a representative of another person
- Which article of the Constitution provides for the formation of new states?
- ‘Law Day’ is celebrated in India on:
- Under which article of the Constitution, the executive power of the Union is vested in the President?
Article 53 (1)
- The Lok Sabha Secretariat comes under the supervision of
Speaker of Lok Sabha
- Under which article of our Constitution, the Governor can reserve the bill for the consideration of the president?
- The joint session of both the houses of Parliament is presided over by?
- Indian constitution was prepared in
2 years 11 months 18 days
- The first-day session of Indian Constituent Assembly was chaired by:
Dr. Sachidananda Sinha
- The candidate for the office of the President must be sponsored by at least?
- Originally how many schedules were there in the constitution?
- Who can approve the withdrawal of money from the consolidated fund of India?
- In which case, the Supreme Court held that the preamble was a part of the constitution?
Keshavananda Bharati Case
- The statutory status was given to the Minorities Commission in:
- The first non-Congress Government in any Indian State was formed in:
- The life of the Estimates Committee of the Lok Sabha is:
- The Constituent Assembly adopted our National Flag on:
22nd July 1947
- The report of the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament is submitted to:
The Speaker, Lok Sabha
- The impeachment of the Indian President is a:
- The Citizenship Act 1955 prescribes Five ways to acquire citizenship of India:
- By birth
- By descent
- By registration
- By naturalization
- By incorporation
- Losing citizenship:
- Which Lok Sabha enjoyed a term of more than five years?
Fifth Lok Sabha
- The authority empowered to make laws in respect to the matter not include in any of three lists is:
- The members of the UPSC can be removed from their office during this tenure by:
President on the report of the Supreme Court
- Preventive Detention Act has a restraining effect on:
Right to freedom
- Which part of the constitution deals with citizenship?
- The first state to establish Lokayukta:
- The first Lok Adalat was held in the year:
- The quorum requirement in the Rajya Sabha is:
- The judges of the District Court are appointed by:
Governor of the State
- The preamble ensures the ideals of ‘Liberty, Equality and fraternity inspired by the:
- After a no-confidence motion is admitted in the Lok Sabha, a date for the debate is to be decided within:
- The right to vote is a right in India.
- The only President of india, who has been elected unopposed:
Neelam Sanjeev Reddy
- Who is the only President elected to the office as an independent candidate?
- Acting Chief Justice of India is appointed by?
President in consultation with the Chief Justice
- Who is responsible for protecting and defending the constitution?
- The Chairman of the first law commission in independent India:
- Under the provision of Article 343 of the Constitution Hindi was declared the official language of the Union. But the use of English language was allowed to continue for the official purpose of the Union for a period of — —-
- Which state in India has a Uniform Civil Code?
- First Coalition Government in India was formed by:
- The first session of the Constituent Assembly was held in:
- Which is the oldest non-congress political party in India?
Communist Party of India
- Who was the first leader of opposition to get recognition in the Indian parliament?
- Who laid down the basic parameters of India’s foreign policy?
- Who held the offices of the Judge of Supreme Court and Speaker of Lok Sabha?
- A session of the Lok Sabha is prorogued by the order of:
- Right to information is a right.
- Under which Constitutional Article does, President has the power to consult Supreme Court?
- Who proposed the preamble before the drafting committee of the constitution?
- Which article of the constitution provides that the elections to Lok Sabha and Legislative Assemblies shall be on the basis of adult suffrage?
- The constitutional amendment by which the age for voting has been revised from 21 years to 18 years is:
61st Amendment, 1989
- Which article, providing Fundamental Rights is not valid during the emergency?
- For which bill President can neither return nor withhold his assent?
- In how many parts, the Budget is presented in Lok Sabha?
- Who was the first woman Governor in Independent India?
- In which session of the year, President addresses both the Houses of Parliament?
First Session (Budget Session)
- In the Indian Constitution, the right to equality is granted by five articles. They are:
Article 14 to 18
- Fundamental Duties are incorporated in the Constitution on the recommendation of
Swaran Singh Committee
- Who was the president of India at the time of the Proclamation of Emergency in the year 1975?
Fardeen Ali Ahamed
- Who makes decisions on disputes regarding the election of the President?
The Supreme Court
- Under which Article of Constitution, the President of India can be impeached?
- The resolution for removing the Vice President of India can be moved in the:
Rajya Sabha alone
- The idea of Directive Principles of State Policies was proposed by:
Tej Bahadur Sapru
- The minimum and maximum strength of a legislative assembly is:
60 and 500
- For being a Governor, a person must have completed:
35 years of age