UPSC/SSC G.K. Quiz 4

1. In India, the President is elected by-
(a) Direct Election
(b) Single Transferable vote
(c) Proportional Vote System
(d) Open Ballot System

2. Election to the office of the President is conducted by-
(a) The Speaker of the Lok Sabha
(b) The Prime Minister’s Office
(c) The Minsiter for Parliamentary Affairs
(d) The Election Commission of India

3. Which Commission made the recommendations which formed the basis for the Punjab Reorganisation Act which created
the states Punjab and Haryana ?
(a) Dhar Commission
(b) Dass Commission
(c) Shah Commission
(d) Mahajan Commission

4. Article 249 of the Indian Constitution deals with-
(a) Emergency power of the President
(b) Dissolution of the Lok Sabha
(c) Administration power of the Parliament
(d) Legislative power of the Parliament with respect to a matter in the State List

5. The ideals and objectives outlined in the Preamble of the Indian Constitution have been further elaborated in-
(a) the chapter on Fundamental Rights
(b) the chapter on Directive Principles of State Pilicy
(c) the chapter on Directive Principles of State Policy. Fundamental Rights and Fundamental Duties
(d) nowhere else in the text of the Constitution

6. During which of the following periods did the Constituent Assembly delibrate upon and finalise
the Constitution of India ?
(a) November, 1946- November, 1949
(b) November, 1947- November, 1949
(c) December, 1946- November, 1949
(d) December, 1947- November, 1949

7. In Which year did the Parliament adopt India Constitution ?
(a) 1947
(b) 1948
(c) 1950
(d) 1952

8. Sikkim was made an integral part of India under the-
(a) 36th Amendment
(b) 39th Amendment
(c) 40th Amendment
(d) 42nd Amendment

9. Which one among the following has the power to regulate the right of citizenship in India ?
(a) The Union Cabinet
(b) The Parliament
(c) The Supreme Court
(d) The Law Commission

10. A writ issued by the judiciary enquiring upon the executive to do what it should have done within its stipulated powers
is called :
(a) Habeas Corpus
(b) Mandamus
(c) pohibition
(d) Quo Warranto

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



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