UPSC/SSC G.K. Politics Quiz 10

1. The Union Ministers hold office during the pleasure of…………..
(a) The President
(b) The Prime Minister
(c) The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India
(d) The Speaker of the Lok Sabha

2. Which Amendment Act introduced changed in the Preamble to te Indian Constitution ?
(a) the 38th Amendment Act, 1975
(b) the 40th Amendment Act, 1976
(c) the 42nd Amendment Act, 1976
(d) the 44th Amendment Act, 1979

3. Article 340 of the Constitution of India provides for the appointment of a commission to investigate the
Conditions for the improvement of-
(a) Socially and educationally backward classes
(b) Socially and economically backward classes
(c) Educationally and economically backward classes
(d) Scheduled castes and scheduled tribes

4. Which of these in NOT included as a Fundamental Right in the Indian Constitution ?
(a) Right to freedom to speech
(b) Right to equality before Law
(c) Right to constitutional remedies
(d) Right to equal wages for equal work

5. The first Speaker against whom a motion of no-confidence was moved in the Lok Sabha was-
(a) Balram Jhakar
(b) G.V. Mavalankar
(c) Hukum Singh
(d) K.S. Hegde

6. No confidence Motion against the Union Council of Ministers can be initiated-
(a) in the Rajya Sabha only
(b) in the Lok Sabha only
(c) both in the Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha
(d) in the State Assemblies

7. The Golden Jubilee of Indian Parliament was celebrated on-
(a) 1-1-1997
(b) 15-8-1997
(c) 26-1-2002
(d) 13-5-2002

8. The power of the Supreme Court of India to deicide disputes between the Centre and the States falls under its:
(a) Advisory jurisdiction
(b) Appellate jurisdiction
(c) Constitutional jurisdiction
(d) Original jurisdiction

9. Which of the following countries have an Unwritten Constitution ?
(a) USA
(b) UK
(c) India
(d) Pakistan

10. The basic features of the Indian Constitution which are not amendable under Article 368 are-
(a) Sovereignty, territorial integrity, federal system and Judicial review
(b) Sovereignty, territorial integrity and parliamentary system of government
(c) Judicial review and the federal system
(d) Sovereignty, territorial integrity, federal system, Judicial review and parliamentary system of government

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

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