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RRB NTPC Indian Polity and Constitution ​MCQ Questions Answers pdf

RRB NTPC Indian Polity and Constitution ​MCQ Questions Answers pdf

RRB NTPC Indian Polity and Constitution ​MCQ Questions Answers pdf

RRB General Awareness Questions and answers PDF

RRB General Awareness Questions and answers PDF

Indian Polity and Constitution

1. The primary function of the Finance Commission in India is to-

(A) Distribute revenue between the centre and the states

(B) Prepare the Annual Budget

(C) Advise the President on financial matters

(D) Allocate the funds to various ministries of the union and the state governments

2. Which amendment of the Constitution of India limits the number of Ministers ?

(A) 73rd

(B) 86th

(C) 87th

(D) 91st

3. Name the person who was elected Speaker of the Lok Sabha following general elections to the 16th Lok Sabha in April/May 2014 is-

(A) Somnath Chatterjee 

(B) Kapil Sibal

(C) Praful Patel

(D) Sumitra Mahajan

4. A college student desires to get elected to the Municipal Council of his city. The validity of his nomination would depend on the impor- tant condition, among others, that-

(A) He obtains permission from the Principal of his college

(B) He is a member of a political party

(C) His name figures in the voter's list

(D) He files a declaration owing allegiance to the Constitution of India

5. In the Centre State financial relations in India, Gadgil Formula is used in-

(A) Division of tax revenue

(B) Formulating the policy for fresh borrowings

(C) Writing off states' indebtedness to the Centre

(D) Allocating Central Plan assistance between states

6. Which one of the following statements is incorrect ?

(A) Goa attained full statehood in 1987

(B) Diu is an islnd in the Gulf of Khambhat

(C) Daman and Diu were separated from Goa by the 56th Amendment of the Constitution of India

(D) Dadra and Nagar Haveli were under French colonial rule till 1954

7. As per the Constitution of India, a citizen of India should not be less than ...... of age to become the President of India.

(A) 30 years 

(B) 35 years

(C) 40 years

(D) 50 years

8. Parliament can make any law for the whole or any part of India for implementing inter- national treaties-

(A) With the consent of all the states

(B) With the consent of the majority of states

(C) With the consent of the states concerned

(D) Without the consent of any state

9. Which one of the following statements about a Money Bill is not correct ?

(A) A Money Bill can be tabled in either House of Parliament

(B) The speaker of the Lok Sabha is the final authority to decide whether a Bill is a Money Bill or not

(C) The Rajya Sabha must return a Money Bill passed by the Lok Sabha and send it for consideration within 14 days

(D) The President cannot return a Money Bill to the Lok Sabha for reconsideration

10. The 73rd Constitution Amendment Act, 1992 refers to the-

(A) Generation of gainful employment for the unemployed and the under employed men and women in rural areas

(B) Generation of employment for the able- bodied adults who are in need and desi- rious of work during the lean agricultu- ral season

(C) Laying the foundation for strong and vibrant Panchayati Raj institutions in the country

(D) Guarantee of right to life, liberty and security of persons, equality before law and protection without discrimination.

11. How many recognised National Political Parties are in India ?

(A) 4 

(B) 6 

(C) 5 

(D) 7 

12. Who is the Chief Election Commissioner of India at present ?

(A) M. S. Gill

(B) J. M. Lyngdoh

(C) Naseem Zaidi

(D) T. N. Seshan

13. Through which Constitutional Amendment was the Nagarpalika Bill passed ?

(A) 70th

(B) 72th

(C) 73th 

(D) 74th 

14. The upper House of Parliament is known as-

(A) Parliament House

(B) Rashtrapati Bhawan

(C) Rajya Sabha

(D) Lok Sabha

15. The President of India can proclaim National Emergency-

(A) On the written advice of the Council of Ministers headed by the Prime Minister

(B) On the advice of the Speaker

(C) On the advice of the leader of the ruling party or set of parties in power

(D) At his own discretion

16. According to the 73rd Constitution Amend- ment Act, in the event of dissolution of Panchayat Raj institutions election for the new body should be compulsorily held with- in-

(A) 2 months

(B) 4 months 

(C) 6 months

(D) 8 months

17. A dispute relating to the election of the President of India is decided by the-

(A) Election Commission

(B) Chief Justice of India

(C) Supreme Court

(D) Parliament 

18. India is a- 

(A) Union of Federal States 

(B) Federal Union of States 

(C) Union of States 

(D) Union of States and Union Territories 

19. As per Indian Constitution, in the event of any conflict between the union laws and state laws-

(A) The matter is referred to the Supreme Court

(B) The state laws shall prevail

(C) The union laws shall prevail

(D) The matter is referred to the Parliamentary Committee specifically constituted to resolve the dispute

20. The sitting of the House of the people may be terminated by- 

(A) Adjournment 

(B) Prorogation

(C) Dissolution

(C) Dissolution 

21. Ad hoc judges are appointed to the Supreme Court when- 

 (D) All of these

(A) Some judges go on long leave is available for permanent

(B) No appointment

(C) There is an abnormal increase in cases pending before the Court

(D) There is no quorum of the judges available to hold any session of the Court

22. Which one of the following constitutional amendments reserves seats for admission in private unaided institutions for members of scheduled castes/tribes and other backward classes ?

(A) 92nd Constitution (Amendment) Act

(B) 93rd Constitution (Amendment) Act

(C) 91st Constitution (Amendment) Act

(D) 90th Constitution (Amendment) Act

23. The President can dissolve the Lok Sabha-

(A) On the advice of the Chief Justice

(B) On the advice of the Prime Minister

(C) On the advice of the Vice-President

(D) On the advice of the Speaker of the Lok Sabha

24. Which one of the following Articles of the Indian Constitution belongs to a different category ?

(A) Art. 14

(B) Art. 15 

(C) Art. 16

(D) Art. 19 

25. Which Article of the Indian Constitution empowers Parliament to make law for giving effect to international agreements ?

(A) Art. 249 

(B) Art. 250

(C) Art. 252

(D) Art. 253

26. Who has control over the 'issue of money' from the consolidated Fund of India ?

(A) Comptroller and Auditor General of India

(B) Parliament

(C) Authorised Ministers

(D) None of the above

27. The 93rd Constitutional amendment, 2005 relates to-

(A) Making primary education as a funda- mental right

(B) Inclusion of Maithili, Dogri, Bodo and Santhali in the 8th schedule of the constitution

(C) Admission to both private and Govt. Educational Institution for SC/ST

(D) None of the above

28. Money Bill has been defined by the constitution under Article-

(A) 109 

(B) 110

(C) 111 

(D) Both (B) and (C)

29. Zonal councils have been created by- 

(A) Constitution 

(B) Act of Parliament 

(C) Government Resolution 

(D) National Development Council 

30. There is no reservation for SC and ST for Lok Shabha in- 

(A) Arunachal Pradesh 

(B) Jammu & Kashmir 

(C) Meghalaya 

(D) All the above

31. Inter state Councils owe their existence to- 

(A) Provision in the Constitution 

(B) Act of Parliament

(C) Recommendation of the Planning Commission

(D) Resolution adopted by Chief Ministers conference

32. According to the law enacted by Parliament in December 1989, the legal age for a citizen to become major is-

(A) 23 years

(B) 22 years

(C) 20 years

(D) 18 years

33. Consider the following statements:

1. The highest criminal court of the district is the Court of District and Sessions Judge.

2. The District Judges are appointed by the Governor in consultation with the High Courts.

3. A person to be eligible for appointment as a District Judge should be an advocate or a pleader of seven years' standing or more, or an officer in judicial service of the Union or the State.

4. When the Sessions Judge awards death sentence, it must be confirmed by the High Court before it is carried out.

Which of the statements given above are correct ?

(A) 1,2, 3 and 4

(B) 1 and 2

(C) 1,3 and 4 

(D) 2,3 and 4

34. Which among the following taxes is not shared by the Central Government with U.P. Government under the Finance Commission Award ?

(A) Income Tax 

(B) Excise Duty

(C) Custom Duty

(D) Agriculture Income Tax

35. The phrase "Procedure established by Law' is borrowed from the constitution of-

(A) South Africa

(B) Japan

(C) Ireland 

(D) United States

36. Which of the following are not included in the Right to Freedom of Religion in the Constitution of India ?

1. Freedom of conscience and the right to practise and propagate religion.

2. Levying of taxes or use of funds of the government for the promotion or maintenance of any religion.

3. Establishment and maintenance of religious and charitable institutions.

4. Imparting of religious instructions in any government maintained institutions.

Select the correct answer from the code given below:

(A) 1 and 2 

(B) 1,2 and 3 

(C) 1,3 and 4 

(D) 2 and 4 

37. Which one of the following provisions of the constitution does not require the consent of the states for the purpose of amendment ?

(A) 7th Schedule

(B) Fundamental rights

(C) Article 368

(D) Electoral College of the President

38. Democratic Decentralization in India means- 

(A) More financial decentralization in favour of the states

(B) Decentralization of power in bureaucratic structures

(C) Distribution of subjects between the centre and the states

(D) Establishment of Panchayati Raj

39. The Estimates Committee is constituted-

(A) In the Rajya Sabha only

(B) In the Lok Sabha only

(C) In the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha both

(D) As a joint Committee of both Houses

40. The Union Budget is presented in-

(A) The Lok Sabha

(B) The Rajya Sabha

(C) Joint session of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha

(D) Anywhere 

41. Which of the following statements regarding judiciary in India are correct ?

1. In India, judiciary is not a part of the State.

2. In India, the pattern and designation of subordinate courts in States is not uniform.

3. Munsiff Courts have both civil and criminal jurisdiction.

4. The pattern of subordinate courts in metropolitan areas is the same as that in districts.

Select the correct answer from the code given below: 

(A) 2 and 3 

(B) 1 and 2 

(C) 1 and 3 

(D) 3 and 4

42. By an amendment the salary of Vice-President of India is-

(A) 40,000 

(B) 60,000 

(C) 75,000 

(D) 1,25,000

43. Judicial Review in India is based on-

(A) Procedure established by law

(B) Due process of law

(C) Rule of law

(D) Precedents and conventions

44. Which one of the following Articles of the Constitution of India says that the executive power of every State shall be so exercised as not to impede or prejudice the exercise of the executive power of the Union ? 

(A) Article 257 

(B) Article 258 

(C) Article 355 

(D) Article 356

45. On the first occasion, the Prime Minister of India was appointed by-

(A) The Governor General 

(B) The British Emperor 

(C) Mahatma Gandhi 

(D) The Viceroy of India 

46. The Operational Duration of the 14th Finance Commission are for the period- 

(A) 2002–07 

(B) 2006-11 

(C) 2004-09 

(D) 2015-20 

47. Under the Cabinet Mission Plan, the total number of the seats allotted to each province in the ratio of one representative to the population of-

(A) 8 lakh persons 

(B) 10 lakh persons 

(C) 12 lakh persons 

(D) 15 lakh persons 

48. Which Article of the Constitution of India deals with the appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court in connection with constitutional cases ?

(A) Article 131 

(B) Article 132 

(C) Article 132 read with Article 134A 

(D) Article 133 read with Article 134A

49. Which one of the following is in the state list ?

(A) Railway

(B) Corporation Tax

(C) Census 

(D) Economic and social planning

50. The Constitution (86th Amendment Act, 2002) relates to-

(A) Preventing defections in Legislatures

(B) Making Primary Education for children from 6 to 14 years of age as a fundamental rights 

(C) Inclusion of certain languages in the 8th schedule of the constitution

(D) None of the above 

51. Who held the office of the Vice President of India for two full terms ?

(A) S. Radhakrishnan

(B) V.V. Giri 

(C) B.D. Jatti

(D) M. Hidayathullah

52. Central Board of Film Certification comes under which of the following Ministries of the Government of India-

(A) Ministry of Tourism and Culture

(B) Ministry of Human Resources Development

(C) Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

(D) Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports

53. Fundamental Rights in the Indian Constitution have been taken from the-

(A) Russian Constitution

(B) U.S.A. Constitution

(C) British Constitution

(D) Act of 1935

54. The President of India can declare-

(A) National Emergency

(B) Financial Emergency

(C) Constitutional Emergency

(D) All of the above

55. The Philosopher President of India was-

(A) V.V. Giri

(B) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

(C) Dr. S. Radhakrishnan

(D) Dr. Fukhruddin Ali Ahmed

56. The First General Elections to the Lok Sabha were held in

(A) 1949

(B) 1952

(C) 1950

(D) 1954

57. The Lok Sabha is called in session at least- 

(A) Once a year 

(B) Twice a year 

(C) Thrice a year 

(D) Four times a year

58. Who is the Human Resources Development Minister of Union ?

(A) Smriti Irani

(B) Najma Heptulla

(C) Narendra Modi

(D) Jaswant Singh

59. No person can be employed in factories or mines unless he is above the age of-

(A) 12 years

(B) 14 years 

(C) 18 years

(D) 20 years

60. When the offices of both the President and Vice-President of India are vacant, who will discharge their functions ?

(A) Prime Minister

(B) Home Minister

(C) Chief Justice of India

(D) The Speaker

61. The proclamation of Emergency under Article 352 of the Constitution of India must be approved by Parliament within-

(A) 6 months

(B) 3 months

(C) 2 months

(D) 1 month

62. When the two Houses of Parliament differ regarding an ordinary Bill, then the deadlock is resolved by-

(A) A joint sitting of the two Houses

(B) The President of India 

(C) The Speaker of the Lok Sabha

(D) A special committee formed for the purpose

63. Who took oath as the Chief Justice of India in December 2015 ?

(A) A. S. Anand 

(B) R. N. Mishra

(C) T. S. Thakur

(D) D.N. Agarwal

64. Public Accounts Committee has the following members. Tick the correct answer ?

(A) 15 

(B) 16

(C) 22 

(D) 27

65. How can the President of India utilize funds from the Contingency Fund ?

(A) Prior to parliamentary sanction 

(B) During the national emergency 

(C) After parliamentary sanction

(D) He cannot spend it

66. The largest share of revenue receipts of the state government comes from-

(A) Registration fees

(B) Land revenue

(C) General sales tax

(D) Share of union excise duty

67. Which one of the following Constitutional Amendments bans floor crossing by a member elected on a party ticket to a Legislature ?

(A) 52nd as amended by 91st Amendment Act, 2003

(B) 54th

(C) 56th

(D) 58th

68. The NDA government at the centre formed following general elections to the 16th Lok Sabha in April/May 2014 is a coalition of all the following except-


(B) Samajwadi Party

(C) Shiv Sena

(D) Siromani Akali Dal

69. A new Chapter IV A on Fundamental Duties was inserted in the Indian Constitution in-

(A) 1972

(B) 1976

(C) 1980

(D) 1984

70. The new States of Chhattisgarh, Uttaranchal and Jharkhand were created in-

(A) 1999 

(B) 2001

(C) 2000 

(D) 2002

71. Which one of the following bodies is presided over by a non-member ?

(A) Lok Sabha

(B) Rajya Sabha

(C) Vidhan Sabhas of various States

(D) None of the above

72. Who is the Present (December 2016) President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ?

(A) Amit Shah

(B) L. K. Advani 

(C) Murli Manohar Joshi

(D) None of the above

73. The Supreme Court tenders advice to the President of India on a matter of law or fact-

(A) On its own

(B) Only when such advice is sought

(C) Only if the matter relates to some basic issues

(D) Only if the issue poses a threat to the unity and integrity of the country

74. The Shimla Pact between India and Pakistan stood for-

(A) Abstaining from first use of nuclear weapons

(B) Bilateral settlement of disputes

(C) Final resolution of Jammu and Kashmir problem

(D) Resolution of dispute relating to Ranna of Kachchh

75. Six months shall NOT intervene between two sessions of the Indian Parliament because-

(A) It is the customary practice

(B) It is the British convention followed in India

(C) It is an obligation under the Constitution of India

(D) None of the above

76. The states of the Indian union can be re-organised or their boundaries altered by-

(A) The Union Parliament by a simple majority in the ordinary process of legislation

(B) Two thirds majority of both the Houses of Parliament

(C) Two thirds majority of both the Houses of Parliament and the consent of the legislatures of concerned states.

(D) An executive order of the Union Government with the consent of the concerned State Governments

77. The Basic Structure Theory of the Constitution of India was propounded by the Supreme Court in the case of-

(A) Minerva Mills Vs. Union of India 

(B) Golaknath Vs. State of Punjab 

(C) Maneka Gandhi Vs. Union of India 

(D) Keshavananda Vs. State of Kerala

78. Which one of the following committee is not associated with Panchayati Raj in India ?

(A) Sadiq Ali

(B) Dinesh Goswami

(C) L. M. Singhvi

(D) P. K. Thungan

79. If a new state of the Indian Union is to be created, which one of the following schedules of the Constitution must be amended ?

(A) First 

(B) Second

(C) Third

(D) Fifth

80. Which party won the largest number of seats to the 16th Lok Sabha in Uttar Pradesh in the General Elections held in 2014 ?

(A) Bhartiya Janata Party

(B) Bahujan Samaj Party

(C) Congress

(D) Samajwadi Party

81. Which Article of the Constitution provides that it shall be the endeavour of every state to provide adequate facility for instruction in the mother tongue at the primary stage of education ?

(A) Article 349

(B) Article 350

(C) Article 350A

(D) Article 351

82. Which one of the following duties is not performed by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India ?

(A) To audit and report on all expenditure from the Consolidated Fund of India

(B) To audit and report on all expenditure from the Contingency Funds and Public Accounts

(C) To audit and on all trading, manufacturing, project and loss accounts

(D) To control the reciept and issue of public money and to ensure that the public revenue is lodged in the exchequer

83. How many seats did BJP win on its own in the elections to 16th Lok Sabha held in April/ May, 2014 ?

(A) 145 

(B) 282 

(C) 186 

(D) 213

84. Which one of the following statements correctly describes the fourth schedule of the constitution of India ?

(A) It lists the distribution of powers bet- ween the union and the states

(B) It contains the languages listed in the Constitution

(C) It contains the provisions regarding the administration of tribal areas

(D) It allocates seats in the Council of States

85. In what way does the Indian parliament exercise control over the administration ?

(A) Through Parliamentary Committees

(B) Through consultative committees of various Ministries

(C) By making the administrators send periodic reports

(D) By compelling the executive to issue wrists

86. The Indian National Congress got split up in Kerala. The veteran Congress politician K. Karunakaran formed a new party with the name of-

(A) Democratic Indira Congress (K) 

(B) New Kerala Congress

(C) Progressive Congress 

(D) Nationalist Congress Party

87. Which one of the following bodies is not a creation of the Constitution ?

(A) Finance Commision

(B) Election Commision

(C) Planning Commision

(D) Union Public Service Commision

88. Who appoints the Governors of Indian states ?

(A) Council of Ministers

(B) Vice-President

(C) Prime Minister

(D) President

89. Who is the Chairman of NITI Aayog ?

(A) Arvind Pangaria

(B) P. Chidambram

(C) Sonia Gandhi

(D) Narendra Modi

90. How many Fundamental Duties have been provided in the Article 51A of the Constitution ? Mention the latest position- 

(A) 9 

(B) 10

(C) 12 

(D) 11 

91. Part IV of the Constitution of India deals with-

(A) Fundamental Rights

(B) Citizenship

(C) Directive Principles of State Policy

(D) Union Executive 

92. Who is the Chairperson of UPA ?

(A) Sheela Dixit

(B) Manmohan Singh

(C) Sonia Gandhi 

(D) Rahul Gandhi

93. Power, authority and responsibilities of municipalities are listed in which one of the following schedules of the Constitution of India ?

(A) Ninth

(B) Tenth 

(C) Eleventh

(D) Twelfth

94. Who among the following is the Chairman of the National Integration Council ?

(A) The President

(B) The Vice-President

(C) The Prime Minister

(D) The Chief Justice of India

95. The basic parameters of India's foreign policy were laid down by-

(A) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

(B) Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

(C) Jawaharlal Nehru

(D) Dr. Zakir Husain

96. Community Development Programme was initiated primarily to-

(A) Bring in development among people by raising the literacy level

(B) Increase the control of the masses over the locally available resources

(C) Bring about overall development of the villages through self-help

(D) Increase agricultural production through mechanised farming

97. Under which one of the following Articles of the Constitution of India, is the Central Government bound to place the annual budget statement before Parliament for approval ?

(A) 112 

(B) 111 

(C) 110 

(D) 109

98. The 92nd Constitution (Amendment) Act, 2003, relates to-

(A) Preventing defections in Legislatures

(B) Making primary education for children from 6 to 14 years as fundamental rights

(C) Base year for delimitation of constituencies being raised from 1999 to 2001

(D) Inclusion of Maithili, Dogri, Bodo and Santhali in the 8th schedule of the constitution

99. The President of the Indian National Congress is-

(A) Dr. Manmohan Singh 

(B) Gulam Navi Azad 

(C) Sonia Gandhi

(D) None of the above 

100. Which one of the following is an example of direct democracy ?

(A) Gram Sabha

(B) Village Panchayat

(C) Nagar Panchayat

(D) District Panchayat

101. Who is the present Chief Minister of U.P. ?

(A) Kalyan Singh

(B) Mulayam Singh Yadav

(C) Mayawati

(D) Akhilesh Yadav

102. Can there be a common High Court for two or more states ?

(A) Yes

(B) No

(C) Only in a financial emergency

(D) Only in a national emergency

103. The right to vote in the national elections in India is based on the principle of-

(A) Restricted franchise

(B) Hereditary privileges

(C) Property qualifications

(D) Universal adult suffrage

104. Which of the following is not included in Article 19 of the Constitution

(A) Freedom of speech and expression

(B) Freedom of entertainment, amusement and fun

(C) Freedom of assembly, association and unions

(D) Freedom of movement, residence, settlement, profession and trade

105. The Sarvodaya Movement was started by-

(A) Mahatma Gandhi

(B) Jayaprakash Narayan

(C) Vinoba Bhave

(D) Dada Dharmadhikari

106. The Right to Information Act, 2005 came into effect on-

(A) 10 December, 2003

(B) 5 January, 2004

(C) 7 July, 2004

(D) 12 October, 2005

107. By an amendment the salary of President of India is-

(A) 50,000

(B) 1,50,000

(C) 75,000

(D) 7 85,000

108. The declaration about the reconstituted National Integration Council, which is chairmanned by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh was made on-

(A) Jan. 26, 2005

(B) Feb. 2, 2005

(C) Nov. 19, 2004

(D) March 8, 2005 


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