50 Most Important Questions on Indian Constitution
CDS Exam is just a few days away and through this article we will share the 50 important Polity questions.
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In this article, we have prepared a list of 50 important questions on Polity which will help you to boost your preparation.
Q-1 What is the special Constitutional position of Jammu and Kashmir ?
(a) Indian laws are not applicable.
(b) It is above Indian Constitution.
(c) It is not of the integral parts of Indian Union.
(d) It has its own Constitution
Q-2 Under the writ of Mandamus, the Court can-
(a) Ask the person to be produced.
(b) Order to transfer the case from one court.
(c) Ask to let a person free for a temporary period.
(d) Direct the Government to do or not to do a thing
Q-3 The Constitution gives the powers of superintendence over all sub-ordinate courts to the High Courts under Article-
Q-4 Who presided over the inaugural meeting of the Constituent Asembly of India ?
(a) Sachchidananda Sinha.
(b) P. Upendra.
(c) B.R. Ambedkar.
(d) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
Q-5 On whose recommendation was the Constituent Assembly formed ?
(a) Cabinet Mission Plan.
(b) Govt. of India Act, 1935.
(c) Mountbatten Plan.
(d) Cripp’s Mission
Q-6 The first session of the Constituent Assembly was held in-
(d) New Delhi
Q-7 Which of the following Acts gave representation to the Indians for the first time in legislation ?
(a) Indian Councils Act, 1919.
(b) Govt. of India Act, 1935.
(c) Indian Councils Act, 1909.
(d) Govt of India Act, 1919
Q-8 Cognizable offence refers to an offence where-
(a) Arrests can be made without warrant.
(b) Police can register a case without formal complaints.
(c) Arrests can be made with warrant.
(d) It is under the jurisdiction of a court
Q-9 Which of the following was adopted from the Maurya dynasty in the emblem of Government of India ?
(b) Words Satyameva Jayate.
(c) Four lions.
(d) Chariot Wheel
Q-10 Appointment of officers and servants of a High Court are made by the-
(a) None of these.
(b) Chief Justice of the High Court.
Q-11 The idea of the Constitution of India was first of all given by-
(a) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.
(b) Jawaharlal Nehru.
(c) Shri M.N. Roy.
(d) Mahatma Gandhi
Q-12 The Constitution of India was promulgated on January 26, 1950 because-
(a) It was an auspicious day.
(b) This day was being celebrated as the Independence Day since 1929.
(c) It was the wish of the farmers of the Constitution.
(d) The British did not want to leave India earlier than this date
Q-13 Which High Court has jurisdiction over the state of Arunachal Pradesh ?
Q-14 The members of the Constituent Assembly were-
(a) Elected by Provincial Assemblies.
(b) Only representatives of the princely states.
(c) Elected directly by people.
(d) Nominated by the government
Q-15 Which one of the following comes under the jurisdiction of both the High Court and the Supreme Court ?
(a) Disputes between the Centre and the States.
(b) Protection against the violation of the Constitution.
(c) Protection of the Fundamental Rights.
(d) None of these
Q-16 The Constitution of India was adopted by the-
(a) Parliament of India.
(b) Constituent Assembly.
(c) Governor General.
(d) British Parliament
Q-17 The Chief Justice and other Judges of the High Court are appointed by the-
(a) Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
(b) Chief Minister of the concerned state.
(c) Governor of the concerned state.
Q-18 How long did the Constituent Assembly take to finally pass the Constitution?
(a) About 6 months in 1949.
(b) About 2 years since Aug 15, 1947.
(c) Exactly a year since Nov 26, 1948.
(d) About 3 years since Dec 9, 1946
Q-19 Judicial Review signifies that the Supreme Court-
(a) Can impeach the President.
(b) Can declare a state law as unconstitutional.
(c) Can review cases decided by the High Courts.
(d) Has final authority over all cases
Q-20 The office of Governor General of India was created by-
(a) Government of India Act, 1935.
(b) Charter Act, 1833.
(c) Charter Act, 1813.
(d) Governor of India Act, 1858
Q-21 The age of retirement of the Judges of the High Court is-
(a) 62 years.
(b) 60 years.
(c) 65 years.
(d) 58 years
Q-22 The Indian Constitution was enforced on-
(a) 15th Aug, 1947.
(b) 26th Nov, 1949.
(c) 26th Jan, 1950.
(d) 30th Jan, 1950
Q-23 Who was the Chairman of the Constituent Assembly ?
(a) Dr. Rajendra Prasad.
(b) C. Rajagopalachari.
(c) Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru.
(d) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
Q-24 The total number of High Courts in India at present is-
Q-25 Salaries of the Judges of the Supreme Court are drawn from the-
(b) Public Accounts.
(c) Contingency Fund.
(d) Consolidated Fund
Q-26 When did Mr. Attlee, Prime Minister of England, announce the transfer of power to the Indians ?
(a) February, 1947.
(b) June, 1949.
(c) August, 1947.
(d) June, 1948
Q-27 The Constituent Assembly was created by-
(a) Simla Confrence, 1945.
(b) Cripps Mission.
(c) Indian Independence Act.
(d) Cabinet Mission Plan
Q-28 Which is the highest and final judicial tribunal in respect of the Constitution of India ?
(b) Union Cabinet.
(c) Supreme Court.
Q-29 A Judge of the Supreme Court of India is to hold office until he attains the age of-
(a) 58 years.
(b) 62 years.
(c) 60 years.
(d) 65 years
Q-30 The Constitution names our country as-
(d) India, that is Bharat
Q-31 Which of the following writs may be issued to enforce a Fundamental Right ?
(b) Habeas Corpus.
Q-32 The demand for the Constituent Assembly was put forward by the Indian National Congress in 1936 at its session held at-
Q-33 Which of the following is an extensive original jurisdiction given by the Constitution of India to the Supreme Court ?
(a) Enforcement of Fundamental Rights.
(b) Advising the Chief Executive in legal matters.
(c) Hearing revenue cases of appeal.
(d) Hearing criminal cases of appeal
Q-34 A constitution is-
(a) A set of ordinary laws.
(b) A set of financial laws.
(c) A set of official laws.
(d) The basic structure defining the powers of the state and the rights and duties of the citizens.
Q-35 In whom are the powers of Judicial Review vested in India ?
(a) All the courts.
(b) Supreme Court and all the High Courts.
Q-36 The Cabinet Mission to India was headed by-
(a) Stafford Cripps.
(b) Hugh Gaitskell.
(c) A.V. Alexander.
(d) Lord Pethick Lawrence
Q-37 The authority competent to suspend the operation of Fundamental Rights guaranteed under the Constitution of India is-
(a) Supreme Court.
(b) Prime Minister.
Q-38 The President of India referred the Ayodhya issue to the Supreme Court of India under which Article ?
Q-39 Cripps Mission visited India in-
Q-40 The state of Bombay was bifurcated into Maharashtra and Gujarat on May 1, in the year?
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Q-41 Which of the following High Courts covers more than one State/ Union Territories?
(b) None of these.
Q-42 Which of the following rights was described by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar as The Heart and soul of the Constitution?
(a) Right to Equality.
(b) Right to Constitutional Remedies.
(c) Right to Freedom of Religion.
(d) Right to Property
Q-43 The Judges of the Supreme Court can be removed from office by the-
(a) President on request of Parliament.
(b) Chief Justice of India.
(d) Prime Minister
Q-44 Who proposed the Preamble before the Drafting Committee of the Constitution ?
(a) B.R. Ambedkar.
(b) Mahatma Gandhi.
(c) B.N. Rao.
(d) Jawaharlal Nehru
Q-45 Which of the following writs is a bulwark of personal freedom ?
(b) Habeas Corpus.
(d) Quo Warranto
Q-46 Who was the first speaker of the Lok Sabha ?
(a) P. Upendra.
(b) Hukam Singh.
(c) Anantha Sayanam Ayyanagar.
Q-47 Who decides the number of Judges in a High Court ?
(a) Governor of the State.
(d) State Government
Q-48 Which of the following is correct regarding the Indian Constitution ?
(a) It is completely based on British Constitution.
(b) It is original.
(c) It is made only on the basis of Government of India Act, 1935.
(d) It is a mixture of several Constitutions.
Q-49 The first state to become bifurcated after independence was-
Q-50 Which of the following Union Territories attained statehood in February, 1987 ?
(a) Arunachal Pradesh.
(b) Daman and Diu.
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