UPSC Indian Polity Previous Years Questions Quiz-10

1. Which one of the following objectives is not embodied in the Preamble to the Constitution of India? [2017-I]


2. Consider the following statements: [2006] I. There is no provision in the Constitution of India to encourage equal pay for equal work for both men and women. 2. The Constitution of India does not define backward classes. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


3. Consider the following statements: [2009] 1. The Advocate General of a State in India is appointed by the President of India upon the recommendation of the Governor of the concerned State. 2. As provided in Civil Procedure Code, High Courts have original, appellate and advisory jurisdiction at the State level. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


4. Consider the following statements: [2009] 1. Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) was set up during the Prime Ministership of Lal Bahadur Shastri. 2. The Members of CAT are drawn from both judicial and administrative streams. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


5. Which of the following special powers have been conferred on the Rajya Sabha by the Constitution of India? [2012 – I]


6. In the areas covered under the Panchayat (Extension to the Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996, what is the role/ power of Gram Sabha? [2012 – I] 1. Gram Sabha has the power to prevent alienation of land in the Scheduled Areas. 2. Gram Sabha has the ownership of minor forest produce. 3. Recommendation of Gram Sabha is required for granting prospecting licence or mining lease for any mineral in the Scheduled Areas. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


7. Consider the following statements: [2005] 1. The Parliament cannot enlarge the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of India as its jurisdiction is limited to that conferred by the Constitution. 2. The officers and servants of the Supreme Court and High Courts are appointed by the concerned Chief Justice and the administrative expenses are charged on the Consolidated fund of India. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


8. Consider the following statements: [2008] The Constitution of India provides that: 1. the Legislative Assembly of each State shall consist of not more than 450 members chosen by direct election from territorial constituencies in the State 2. a person shall not be qualified to be chosen to fill a seat in the Legislative Assembly of a State if he/ she is less than 25 years of age Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


9. Which of the following is/are included in the Directive Principles of the State Policy? [2008] 1. Prohibition of traffic in human beings and forced labour 2. Prohibition of consumption except for medicinal purposes of intoxicating drinks and of other drugs which are injurious to health Select the correct answer using the code given below: Code:


10. Which of the following are/is stated in the Constitution of India? [1997] 1. The President shall not be a member of either House of Parliament 2. The Parliament shall consist of the President and two Houses Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:


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