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1Which language can be used in addition to Hindi for official purposes of the Union and for use in Parliament?

a) English
b) Urdu
c) Tamil
d) Sanskrit

2 The Committee on Official Language consists of ---------- members?

a) 30
b) 25
c) 24
d) 35

3The Committee on Official Language consists of ---------- members from Lok Sabha?

a) 25
b) 20
c) 33
d) 21

4The atomic number of which of the following elements is greater than that of silicon____

a) Aluminium
b) Sodium
c) Magnesium
d) Sulphur

5 Which of the following constitutional amendments equipped President to impose National Emergency on any particular part of India?

a) 38th
b) 40th
c) 62nd
d) 42nd

6 Which of the following Fundamental Rights does not get abolished automatically during National Emergency?

a) Article 19
b) Article 20
c) Article 21
d) Both b and c

7 How many times have the National Emergency been implemented in India?

a) 3
b) 2
c) 1
d) 4

8 Which of the following is a synonym of emergency?

a) President's Rule
b) State emergency
c) Constitutional emergency d) All of the above

9 Which language was not added to the eighth schedule by the 92nd Constitution Amendment?

a) Bodo, Dogri, Santali
c) Bodo, Dogri, Santhali, Maithili
d) None of the above

10Which Schedule in the Indian Constitution specifies the powers, authority, and responsibilities of Panchayats?

a) Fourth Schedule
b) Sixth Schedule
c) Seventh Schedule
d) Eleventh Schedule

11 Indian Constitution was amended for the first time in?

a) 1950
b) 1951
c) 1952
d) 1953

12 Constitutional amendment lowering the voting age from 21 years to 18 years is:–

a) 44th
b) 61th
c) 42nd
d) 89th

13 How many members can be nominated by the president in the Rajyasabha?

a) 6
b) 12
c) 15
d) 2

14Protection from double Jeopardy is provided in which article of the Indian Constitution?

a) Alumina
b) Calcium magnesium silicate
c) Calcium silicate
d) Magnesium silicate

15 which one of the following is used in Pencils?

a) Art 25
b) Art 20
c) Art 22
d) Art 33

16 Who was the first speaker of the Lok Sabha?

a) Hukam Singh
b) Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar
c) Bal Ram Jakhar
d) M. Ananthasayanam Ayyangar

17 On the basis of the population in the Lok Sabha, the increase of seats has been restricted by 2026 by which amendment?

a) 80
b) 84
c) 74
d) 64

18 Which amendment related to the right to education?

a) 87
b) 86
c) 84
d) 85

19 Which Schedule contains the provisions relating to the administration and control of scheduled areas and scheduled tribes?

a) Fourth Schedule
b) Fifth Schedule
c) Fourth Schedule
d) Sixth Schedule

20 If a new state is to be created which of the following schedules of the constitution must be amended?

a) Second
b) First
c) Third
d) Fifth

21 The Ninth schedule of the constitution was added by which amendment?

a) 8th
b) 1st
c) 9th
d) 42nd

22 Which article is related to the Election commission Of India?

a) Article 123
b) Article 324
c) Article 322
d) Article 325

23 Which article is related to the comptroller and auditor general of India(CAG)?

a) Article 324
b) Article 148
c) Article 280
d) Article 344

24 Which of the following body is a statutory body?

a) Election commission
b) Information commission
c) Advocate general
d) Attorney general

25 Which article is used for the formation of Attorney general of India?

a) article 75
b) marticle 76
c) article 61
d) article 100

26 Fourth schedule is related to______?

a) Disqualification on grounds of defection
b) Allocation of seats in upper house
c) Validation of certain acts
d) Forms of affirmation

27 Who is the first law officer of the Indian government?

a) Federal law minister
b) Attorney-General of India
c) Law secretary
d) Chief Justice of India

28 Who appoints the Attorney General of India?

a) Prime Minister of India
b) President of India
c) Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
d) Union Public Service Commission

29 Who can participate while not being a member of Parliament in the proceedings of every House of Parliament?

a) Solicitor general of India
b) Attorney General of India
c) Chief Justice of India
d) Vice President

Most important

30‘Bibi ka Makbara’ is situated at:–

a) Nagpur
b) New Delhi
c) Aurangabad
d) Lahore

31 'Tuzuk-i-Baburi was written by Babur in

a) Urdu
b) Arabic
c) Turkish
d) Persian

32 Which constitutional amendment is related to urban local self-government?

b) 100
c) 73
d) 74

33 Ravindra Nath Tagore won the noble prize for his book-

a) Gora
b) The Post Office
c) Gitanjali
d) Kabuliwala

34Nivi, Paridhan, and Adhivasa were the –

a) Tribal people of ancient India
b) Government officials of the Aryan Kings
c) Different types of garments of
the Aryans

d) Musical instruments of ancient India

35Who created the judging formula?

a) Charak
b) Kapil
c) Gautam
d) Diameter

36From who did Ashoka take the initiation of Buddhism?

a) Brahma Gupta
b) Upgupta
c) Dev Gupta
d) Chandra Gupta

37 Which movement was not led by Mahatma Gandhi?

a)Non cooperation movement
b) Civil disobedience movement
c) Indigenous movement
d) Quit India Movement

38 When was the first Central Legislative Assembly established?

a) 1922
b) 1920
c) 1921
d) 1923

39 How many years does the term of the Chairman of the Central Vigilance Commission?

a) 5 years
b) 4 years
c) 2 years
d) 6 years

40According to the 2011 census, how much is India's child sex ratio?

a) 949
b) 919
c) 945
d) 940

41 Out of the following who is not rewarded by the first Bharat Ratna Award?

a) C.V. Raman
b) Govind Vallabh Pant
c) C. Rajagopala Chari
d) Sarvepalli radhakrishnan

42 When the capital of India was shifted from Calcutta to Delhi?

a) 1921
c) 1906
d) 1931

43 Where was the first Buddhist council organized?

a) Kashmir
b) Rajgriha
c) Patna
d) Vaishali

44 The longest dam in India is?

a) Kosi Dam
b) Hirakund Dam
c) Bhakra Dam
d) Nagarjuna Sagar Dam

45 Cabinet system and Collective responsibility are the contributions of

a) India
b) Britain
c) United State
d) Ireland

46 The district collector works under whose subordination?

a) In-charge secretary
b) Divisional Commissioner
c) Chief Secretary
d) None of the above

47 What is the power to control the expenditure of the central government?

a) In the president
b) In the Comptroller & Auditor

c) In the parliament
d) Central finance minister

48 The main objective of the auditor is to control whose expenditure?

a) Management
b) Executive
c) Judiciary
d) All of the above

49 Who appoints the Comptroller and Auditor General of India?

a) Vice President
b) President
c) Prime minister
d) Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

50 Which of the following retired officers is barred from recruiting any post under the government?

a) Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
b) CAG
c) Solicitor general
d) Attorney General of India

51 Which of the following is not the work of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India?

a) Audit of transactions related to contingency fund and folk articles of the Central and State Governments
b) Compilation of defense

c) Examining articles of government-funded articles
d) Compilation of state articles

52 What is the executive power of the union?

a) Prime minister
b) President
c) Council of Ministers
d) Parliament

53 Comparing the President of India to whom is the most appropriate?

a) From the President of France
b) From the US President
c) Emperor of Britain
d) From the President of Sri Lanka

54 Which of the following is not an exclusive part of the Parliament?

a) President
b) Vice President
c) Lok Sabha
d) Rajya Sabha

55 Who is the supreme commander of the Indian Armed Forces?

a) Prime minister
b) President
c) Defense Minister
d) Chief Justice of India

56 Which method is adopted for presidential elections?

a) Cumulative voting system
b) Proportional representation
and single transferable
voting system

c) Relative majority system
d) Union

57 What is the solicitor general of India?

a) Prime minister's adviser
b) Second Law Officer of India
c) A legal authority to advise the President
d) None of the above

58 How long can the Attorney General of India remain in office?

a) Up to five years
b) During the pleasure of

c) For two years
d) During the pleasure of Prime Minister


59 Who presided over the first meeting of Indian Constituent Assembly?

a) H.V. Kamath
b) B.R. Ambedkar
c) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
d) Sachchidandada Sinha

60 Where is the objective of “Social justice” articulated in a constitution?

a) Article-15
b) Preamble
c) Article-16
d) Article-14

61Which Schedule contains provisions regarding allocation of seats in Rajya Sabha?

a)Fourth Schedule
b) Fifth Schedule
c) Ninth Schedule
d) Eleventh Schedule

62 The item ‘Education’ belongs to the:

a) Concurrent List
b) Residuary Subjects
c) State List
d) Union List

63 Parliament includes

a) President, Lok Sabha and
Rajya Sabha

b) Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
c) Lok Sabha and Legislative Assembly
d) Legislative Assembly, Legislative Council, and Lok Sabha

64 Which Article of the Indian Constitution did Dr. B.R. Ambedkar term as the “Heart and Soul of the Indian Constitution”?

a) Article 32
b) Article 356
c) Article 19
d) Article 14

65 The impeachment process of President of India is adopted from-

a) UK
b) USA
d) France

66Which of the following cannot be formed minimum age limit for the membership of the Vidhan Parishad is _______.

a) 36
b) 35
c) 30
d) 37

67 What is the minimum age for becoming a Governor of state in India?

a) 45 years
b) 35 years
c) 30 years
d) 50 years

68 An Ordinary bill passed by the State Assembly can be delayed by the Legislative Council for a maximum period

a) 6 months
b) 4 months
c) 3 months
d) 7 months

69 Vice-President is-

a) Member of Rajya Sabha
b) Not a member of any house
c) Member of any house
d) Member of Lok Sabha

70 Articles 74 and 75 of Indian Constitution deal with matters of-

a) Cabinet Ministers
b) Speaker of Lok Sabha
c) President of India
d) Council of Ministers

71 Who can be invited to the Parliament for any suggestion or advice?

a) Chief Justice of India
b) Attorney General of India
c) Chief Election Commissioner of India
d) Comptroller and Auditor General of India

72 Which of the following non-members of Parliament has the right to address it?

a) Solicitor General of India
b) Attorney General of India
c) Chief Justice of India
d) Chief Election Commissioner

73 The Comptroller and Auditor General of India acts as the chief accountant and auditor for the-

a) Union Government
b) State Government
c) Neither Union nor State Governments
d) Union and State Governments

74 Which house of the Indian parliament is a house elected by the people-

a) Rajya Sabha
b) Lok Sabha
c) Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha both
d) None of these

75 The Secretary-General of the Lok Sabha is the Chief of its Secretariat and is:

a) Elected by both Houses of Parliament
b) Appointed by the Speaker
c) Elected by the Lok Sabha
d) Appointed by the President

76 A motion that seeks to reduce the amount of demand presented by the government to Rs, 1/-is known as

a) Token cut
b) Disapproval of policy cut
c) Economy cut
d) Vote on account

77 The Chairman of Public Accounts Committee of Parliament is appointed by-

a) Prime Minister of India
b) Speaker of Lok Sabha
c) President of India
d) Chairman of Rajya Sabha

78 Which one of the following Committees are described as the twin sister of the Estimates Committee?

a) Committee on Public Undertakings
b) Public Accounts Committee
c) Departmental Standing Committee
d) Privilege Committee

79 There are total _______ parliamentary seats (Rajya Sabha constituency) In Rajasthan

a) 12
b) 10
c) 11
d) 20

80 Which of the following statement is not correct about Governor.

a) A person can be appointed as Governor for two or more states.
b) Minimum age required for a
person to become Governor
of a state is 30 years

c) Governor can be transferred from one state to another during their tenure
d) President appoints Governor by warrant, under his hand and seal.

81 In which of the following matters, Governor can make recommendations to President-

a) Dismissal of Council of Ministers
b) All Of these
c) Dissolution of State Assembly
d) Declaration of failure of Constitutional

82 In each state, the solicitor general is appointed by whom of the following?

a) President
b) Governor
c) Chief Justice of the High Court
d) Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

83 Who appoints Chief Vigilance Commissioner?

a) Prime Minister
b) President
c) Home minister
d) Governor

84 Who among the following has the right to speak in both the houses of Parliament, join other activities and to be a member of any parliamentary committee, but does not have the right to vote?

a) Advocate General
b) Attorney general
c) Chairman of the finance commission
d) CAG

85 Who advises the state government on legal issues?

a) Attorney general
b) Advocate General
c) Great prince
d) Chief Justice of the High Court

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