Indian Polity Questions and answer / Indian Polity Question Bank / Part 4

 1) On which grounds, the constitutional validity of a legislation can be challenged in the Supreme Court?

A. Infringement of the Fundamental Rights

B. It is repugnant to the constitutional provisions

C. The authority that framed it is not competent to do so

D. All of the above

Answer: D

2) In the Constitution of which country the residuary powers are left with the States?

A. Canada

B. India


D. None of the above

 Answer: C

3) Who can pass resolution for constitution of a new All India Service?

A. The Parliament 

B. The Lok Sabha

C. The Rajya Sabha

D.The President

 Answer: C

4) Who was appointed as the Chairman of six-member Administrative Reforms Commission (ARC) in 1966?

A. Jawaharlal Nehru

B. H.C. Mathur

C. V. Shankar

D. Morarji Desai

 Answer: D

5) Which state had appointed the Rajamannar Committee in 1969?

A. West Bengal

B. Tamil Nadu

C. Maharashtra

D. Karnataka

Answer: B

6) In which year was the Anandpur Sahib Resolution adopted by Akali Dal?

A. 1970

B. 1971

C. 1972

D. 1973

 Answer: D

7) Which of the following is not a party to Godavari Water Disputes Tribunal?

A. Maharahtra

B. Madhya Pradesh

C. Karnataka 

D. Andhra Pradesh

Answer: B

8) Which Article of the Constitution empowers the president to proclaim a Financial Emergency?

A. Article 356

B. Article 358

C. Article 360

D. Article 362

Answer: C

9) Who all are the part of the state executive?

A. Governor

B. Chief Minister

C. Advocate General

D. All of the above

 Answer: D

10) Which of the following bills the Governor cannot return back for the reconsideration of the state legislature?

A. Constitutional Amendment Bill

B. Money Bill

C. Ordinary Bill

D. Finance Bill

Answer: B

11) The governor can make regulations for the peace and for ensuring social and economic advancement of the different sections of the population of which of the following states?

A. Maharashtra

B. Manipur 

C. Sikkim 

D. Assam

Answer: C

12) Who advises the governor with regard to the summoning and proroguing of the sessions of the state legislature?

A. Governor

B. Chief Minister

C. Speaker of Legislative Assembly

D. Chairman of Legislative Council

Answer: B

13) Who is authorized to dissolve the state legislative assembly even before the completion of its term?

A. President

B. Prime Minister

C. Parliament

D. Governor

Answer: D

14) In which year Supreme Court ruled that the transfer of high court judges could be resorted to only as an exceptional measure and only in public interest and not by way of punishment?

A. 1976


C. 1978

D. 1979

Answer: B

15) Which of the following does not form the main jurisdiction of High Court?

A. Appellate jurisdiction

B. Supervisory    jurisdiction

C. Original jurisdiction

D. Advisory jurisdiction

Answer: D

16) Which article makes special provisions for the state of Nagaland?

A. 370

B. 371

C. 371 A

D. 371 I

Answer: C

17) Which act provided for the establishment of Railway Claims Tribunal?

A. Railway Claims Tribunal Act,1987

B. Railway Claims Tribunal Act, 1995

C. Railway Claims Tribunal Act, 2000

D. Railway Claims Tribunal Act, 2015

Answer: A

18) How many Insurance Ombudsman are there at present?

A. 15

B. 16

C. 17

D. 20

 Answer: C

19) How many members are there in the State Human Rights Commission including the chairman?

A. 2

B. 3

C. 4

D. 5

Answer: B

20) Who can make provisions with respect to matters relating to delimitation of constituencies?

A. Parliament

B. President

C. Rajya Sabha

D. State Legislature

Answer: A

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