UPSC Indian Polity Previous Years Questions Quiz-1

1. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer
using the codes given below the lists: [2001]
List-I List-II
(Amendments to
the Constitution)
A. The Constitution      1. Establishment of state
(Sixty-ninth                      level Rent Tribunals
Amendment)
Act, 1991
B. The Constitution       2. No reservations for
(Seventy-fifth                     Scheduled Castes in
Amendment)                       Panchayats in
Act. 1994                              Arunachal Pradesh

C. The Constitution          3. Constitution of
(Eighteenth                             Panchayats in Villages
Amendment)                           or at other local level
Act, 2000
D. The Constitution            4. Accepting the
(Eighty-third                            recommendations of
Amendment)                            the Tenth Finance
Act, 2000                                 Commission
5. According the status
of National Capital
Territory to Delhi
Codes:

 

 
 
 
 

2. Which Article of the Constitution of India says, ‘No child below the age of fourteen years shall the employed to work in any factory or mine or engaged in any other hazardous employment’? [2004]

 
 
 
 

3. Which of the following are matters on which a constitutional amendment is possible only with the ratification of the legislature of not less than one-half of the states? [1995] 1. Election of the President 2. Representation of states in Parliament 3. Any of the Lists in the 7th Schedule 4. Abolition of the Legislature Council of a State Codes:

 
 
 
 

4. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: [2001]

List-I                                               List-II

(Article of the  Constitution)       (Content)

A. Article 54                                  1. Election of the President of India

B. Article 75                                  2. Appointment of the Prime Minister

C. Article 155                                3. Appointment of the Governor of a State

D. Article 164                                4. Appointment of the Chief Minister and Council of Ministers of a State

5. Composition of Legislative Assemblies Codes:

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements: [2005] 1. Part IX of the Constitution of India provisions for Panchyats and was inserted by the Constitution (Amendment) Act, 1992. 2. Part IX A of the Constitution of India contains provisions for Municipalities and the Article 243 Q envisages two types of Municipalities a Municipal Council and a Municipal Corporation for every State. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

6. Which one of the following subjects is under the Union List in the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution of India ? [2006]

 
 
 
 

7. What is the provision to safeguard the autonomy of the Supreme Court of India? [2012 – I] 1. While appointing the Supreme Court Judges, the President of India has to consult the Chief Justice of India. 2. The Supreme Court Judges can be removed by the Chief Justice of India only. 3. The salaries of the Judges are charged on the Consolidated Fund of India to which the legislature does not have to vote. 4. All appointments of officers and staffs of the Supreme Court of India are made by the Government only after consulting the Chief Justice of India. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

8. With reference to Indian Parliament, which one of the following is not correct? [2004]

 
 
 
 

9. Which one of the following statements about a Money Bill is not correct? [2000]

 
 
 
 

10. In the Parliament of India, the purpose of an adjournment motion is [2012 – I]

 
 
 
 


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