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Dear Students, Jagran Josh is presenting you a set of 10 MCQs based on GK Quiz on Directive Principles of State Policy & Election Commission of India. Our team is providing you topic wise questions so that you can have the full idea that what kind of questions can be asked in the exams.

Q 1. Directive principles of State Policy is mentioned in …….. of the Indian constitution.

(a) Part I

(b) Part VI

(c) Part VIII

(d) Part IV

Q 2. Which of the following are listed as a Directive Principle of State policy?

 

(i) freedom in the economic field for the interest of the consumer and producer

(ii) Regulation of economic system of the country to prevent concentration of wealth and means of production

(iii) To ensure decent standard of living and facilities of leisure for all workers

 

(iv) To protect and improve the environment and to safeguard forests and wildlife

(a) (ii) and (iii)

(b) (ii), (iii) and (iv)

(c) (ii), (iv)

(d) (iii), (iv)

Q 3. Which group of the following articles of the Indian Constitution contains Directive principles of State policy?

 

(a) 36-51

(b) 28-48

(c) 42-56

(d) 30-49

Q 4. Which of the following article of the Constitution is directed to establish Uniform Civil Code?

(a) Article 45

(b) Article 39

(c) Article 44

(d) Article 40

Q 5. Which of the following Supreme Court decisions stated that the Directive Principles of State policy cannot override fundamental rights?

(a) In State of Madras Vs. Champakam Dorairajan

(b) In Keshavananda Bharti vs. UOI

(c) In Minerva Mills vs. UOI

(d) In Unna Krishnan vs. State of Andhra Pradesh

6. Which Article in the Indian Constitution provides for an Election Commission in India?

a) Article 324

b) Article 128

c) Article 256

d) Article 378

7. Currently, there are how many members in the Election Commission?

a) 1

b) 2

c) 3

d) 4

8. What is the tenure of office for the Chief Election Commissioner?

a) 5 years or 65 years, whichever is earlier

b) 6 years or 60 years, whichever is earlier

c) 6 years or 65 years, whichever is earlier

d) 5 years or 60 years, whichever is earlier

9. For the Election Commission, at the district level, who acts as the district returning officer?

a)) District Magistrate

b) Police Commissioner

c) Tehsildars

d) None of the above

10. Who appoints the Chief Election Commissioner of Election Commission?

a) Prime Minister of India

b) Chief Justice of India

c) President of India

d) Lok Sabha speaker

Question

Answer

1

d

2

b

3

a

4

c

5

a

6

a

7

c

8

c

9

a

10

c

 

1. The powers and functions of the Chief Minister of the state are analogous to:

(a) President

(b) Prime Minister

(c) Governor

(d) Vice-President

2. Which among the following statements concerning the Chief Minister is/are NOT true?

 

1. At his time of appointment, the Chief Minister need not be a member of the state legislature

2. Chief Minister must ALWAYS prove his majority in the legislative assembly BEFORE his appointment.

3. It is the governor who does the final appointment of the Chief Minister.

 

4. The Chief Minister can recommend the dissolution of the legislative assemble to the Governor.

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2 and 4

(c) Only 2

(d) Only 2 and 3

3. Chief Minister of a state gives his resignation to the...........

 

(a). Deputy Chief Minister of the state

(b)  Governor of the state

(c) Chief justice of the High Court

(d) President of India

4.  Who is the head of the states councils of ministers?

(a) Governor of the state

(b)President of India

(c) Chief Minister of the state

(d) Speaker of the state legislative Assembly

5. A person is entitled to Indian citizenship if ........

(a) A person is domiciled India

(b) Born in India

(c) A refugee who has migrated to India from Pakistan

(d) All the above

6. Indian constitution taken the concept of single citizenship from .......

(a). USA

(b) UK

(c) Australia

(d) Japan

7. Indian citizenship can be acquired.........

(a) By descent

(b) By naturalization

(c) By registration

(d) All of these

8. Which of the following is not a condition to become a citizen of India?

(a) Descent

(b) Birth

(c) Naturalization

(d) Acquired property

9. Article 5 to 11 part II of Indian constitution deals with......

(a) Citizenship

(b) Fundamental duties

(c) Fundamental rights

(d) Directive principles of state policy

10. Who appoints the Advocate General of states?

(a) Governor of state

(b) Chief Minister of state

(c) Chief justice of the high court

(d) President of India

Question

Answer

1

b

2

c

3

b

4

c

5

d

6

b

7

d

8

d

9

a

10

a

1). Which Article in the Constitution on India provides for the post of Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG)?

a) Article148

b) Article343

c) Article266

d) Article 248

2). Who appoints the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG)?

 

a) Prime minister

b) Chief justice of India

c) President

d) Vice-president

3). What is the tenure of the office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG)?

a) 5 years or age of 60, whichever is lower

 

b) 6 years or age of 65, whichever is lower

c) 4 years or age of 65, whichever is lower

d) Age of 60

4). Who is the current CAG of India?

 

a) Shashi Kant Sharma

b) Rajiv Mehrishi

c) Vinod Rai

 

d) V.N. Kaul

5). Which of the following corporations is fully audited by Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG)?

a) Reserve Bank of India

b) Life Insurance Corporation

c) Air India

d) State Bank of India

6). The constitution of India was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on…….

a) 25 October, 1958

b) 26 January, 1950

c) 26 January, 1949

d) 26th November, 1949

7). Constitution of India came into effect on………

a) 15 January, 1950

b) 26th January, 1950

c) 15 August, 1950

d) 26 November, 1949

8). Right to property according to the constitution is………..

a) Fundamental right

b) Legal right

c) Social right

d)  Directive principles

9). Which is the highest and final judicial tribunal in respect of the constitution of India

a) President

b) Union Cabinet

c) Supreme Court

d) Parliament

10). The total number of Schedules in the constitution are

a) 8

b) 12

c) 10

d) 14

Question

Answer

1

a

2

c

3

b

4

b

5

c

6

c

7

b

8

b

9

c

10

b

Q 1) When was the Anti-Defection law passed?

a) 1950

b) 1960

c) 1985

d) 2005

Q 2) Who is the final deciding authority on the question of disqualification by anti-defection?

a) Chairman or Rajya Sabha or Speaker of Lok Sabha

 

b) Prime Minister

c) President

d) None of the above

Q 3) Consider the following two statements regarding the implementation of anti-defection law:

1. If an elected member voluntarily gives up his membership of a political party;

 

2. If an elected member votes or abstains from voting in such House contrary to any direction issued by his political party or anyone authorized to do so, without obtaining any prior permission.

Which of the above 2 statements is a criteria for the anti-defection law?

 

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q 4) Consider the following statements:

(i) The anti-defection law gives for the first time a clear cut constitutional recognition to the existence of political parties

(ii) The total number of ministers including the Prime Minister in the central council of ministers shall not exceed 15% of the total strength of the Lok sabha article 16(4)

Which of the statement given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q 5) Which committee suggested the exemption from disqualification in case of a split from Tenth Schedule (anti-defection) ?

a) Kelkar committee

b) Dinesh Goswami committee

c) S.K. Majhi committee

d) None of the above

Q 6) In which year the Central Bureau of Investigation was established?

a) 1947

b) 1950

c) 1963

d) 1965

Q 7) In which city the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Academy located?

a) New Delhi

b) Darjeeling

c) Mumbai

d) Ghaziabad

Q 8) Where are the headquarters of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) located?

a) New Delhi

b) Darjeeling

c) Mumbai

d) Ghaziabad

Q 9) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) comes under the administrative control of:

a) Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) of the Ministry of Personnel

b) Ministry of Home Affairs

c) Ministry of Defense

d) None of the above

Q 10) Consider the following two statements:

1. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is exempt from the Right to Information (RTI) Act

2. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is a part of the Union subject, and not State or Concurrent subjects

Which of the above is/are true?

a) Only 1

b) Both 1 and 2

c) Only 2

d) Neither one nor two

Question

Answer

1

c

2

a

3

c

4

a

5

b

6

c

7

d

8

a

9

a

10

b

 

President

c) Chief Judge Of Supreme Court

d) No oath

6. Which of the following is NOT the fundamental duty for Indian citizens?

a) To safe  guard public property

b) To protect and improve the natural environment

c) To obey all the women

d) To develop the scientific temper and spirit of enquiry

7. Which of the following is not the pillar of Directive Principal of State Policy?

a) Democratic principles

b) Liberal principles

c) Gandhian principles

d) Socio-Economic principles

8. Which of the following articles is called the “Soul of the Constitution” by the Dr. Ambedkar?

a) Article 32

b) Article 368

c) Article 19

d) Article 15

9. Which of the following article remains in force during the National Emergency?

a) Article 32

b) Article 21

c) Article 19

d) Article 15

10. Article 18 of the Indian Constitution deals with:

a) Abolition of untouchability

b) Abolition of Titles

c) Abolition of Child labour

d) Right to equality

Question

Answer

1

c

2

d

3

c

4

d

5

d

6

c

7

a

8

a

9

b

10

b

 

1. National Commission for Other Backward Class came into effect from:

(a) 1993

(b) 1995

(c) 1992

(d) 2003

2. Which article of Indian constitution gives the power to the government to make special provisions for the development of SC/ST/OBC against the article 15?

 

(a)  Article 19

(b) Article 29

(c) Article 25

(d) None of these

3. Who is the current Chairman of the National Commission for Other Backward Class?

(a) Najma Hiptulla

(b) P.L.Punia

(c) Justice Swatanter Kumar

 

(d) Justice V. Eswaraiah.

4. How many members are in the National Commission for Other Backward Class?

(a) 4

(b) 6

(c) 3

(d) 8

5. What is the current limit of creamy layer (for OBC)in India to decide the benefits of the reservation?

 

(a) 4.5 lac /Annum

(b) 6 lac /Annum

(c) 8 lac /Annum

(d) None of these

6. To become a member of Lok Sabha, What should be the minimum age of the candidate?

(a)  30 years

(b) 25 years

(c) 35 years

(d) 18 years

7. What is the minimum age to be the member of the Rajya Sabha?

(a)  30 years

(b) 35 years

(c) 25 years

(d) 36 years

8. Under which condition, a member of parliament can lose his/her membership?

(a) If he/she holds an office of profit under the Union of a State Government.

(b) If he is declared to be of unsound mind by a court.

(c) If he is a bankrupt.

(d) All of the above

9. Which one of the following is NOT true?

(a) Additional criteria for disqualification may be provided by laws passed by the Parliament.

(b) A person cannot remain simultaneously a member of both the Houses of the Parliament or a member of either House of the Parliament and a member of a state legislature.

(c) Whether any disqualification has been incurred by a citizen is settled by the President in consultation with the election commission.

(d) Continuous absence from the Parliament for 70 days or more without permission, may lead to expulsion of the member from the concerned House.

10. Which article lays down the qualifications for membership of the two Houses of Parliament?

(a) Article 101

(b) Article 83

(c) Article 72

(d) Article 65

Question

Answer

1

a

2

b

3

d

4

a

5

b

6

b

7

a

8

d

9

d

10

b

 

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