(IGP) CSAT Paper - I : Indian Polity - MCQ 1

Indian Polity

1. Match the following
List I                                                                        List II
(Name of the Case)                                            (Subject matter)
(A) Golak Nath Case                                            1. Power of Parliament to amend the constitution
(B) Nagrajan Case                                                2. Balance between fundamen tal rights and D.P.S.P
(C) Maneka Gandhi Case                                      3. Dynamic scope of right to life.
(D) Minerav Mills Case                                          4. Reservation of seats for back ward classes.
(a) 1 2 3 4
(b) 1 4 3 2
(c) 2 4 3 1
(d) 2 1 3 4

2. In India Secularism is used in which context?
(i) Secularism means that the state cannot patronise any religion at all.
(ii) It means Political Parties with religion affiliations from contesting elections.
Which of the above statement is /are correct,
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2.

3. Who of the following determines the number of members and their conditions of service in case of the UPSC?
(a) Prime Minister.
(b) President.
(c) Ministry of Personnel.
(d) Ministry of Home Affairs.

4. If any body holds a public office illegally, which one of the following writs will be issued by the Supreme Court?
(a) Quo warrnato.
(b) Certiorari
(c) Prohibition
(d) Mandamus

5. President’s recommendation is required for introduction of which of the following bills?
1. Money Bill.
2. Finance Bill.
3. Amendment Bill.
4. Bill for the formation of new states or alteration of boundaries of a state.
(a) 1 and 2.
(b) 1, 2 and 3.
(c) 1, 2 and 4.
(d) All of the above

6. Which of the following are features of a true democracy?
1. One man one vote principle.
2. Territorial representation.
3. Adult suffrage
4. Single transferable system of voting.
(a) 1 and 2.
(b) 1 and 3.
(c) 1, 2 and 3.
(d) 1, 2, 3, 4

7. If uniform Civil Code is enacted, then it will regulate which aspect of the citizens?
(a) Personal Laws.
(b) Public Laws.
(c) Private laws.
(d) None of the above.

8. Which one of the following has given the final seal of approval to the Five Year Plan in India?
(a) Parliament
(b) Prime Minister
(c) Planning Commission
(d) National Development Council

9. An Amendment to the Indian Constitution becomes applicable to the state of Jammu and Kashmir
(a) Only after it is given clearance by the state Cabinet.
(b) Only after it is amended to by the Governor of J & K.
(c) Only after it is ratified by the state Assembly by two third majority.
(d) Six months after it come into force.

10. Under the Constitution of India, the System of Proportional representation has been partially adopted for
1. Lok Sabha.
2. State Assemblies.
3. Rajya Sabha.
4. State Legislative Councils.
(a) 1 and 2.
(b) 2 and 3.
(c) 2 and 4.
(d) 3 and 4

Answer Key

1. (d) 2. (d) 3. (b) 4. (a) 5. (c) 6. (b) 7. (a) 8. (a) 9. (c) 10. (d)