UPSC Indian Polity Previous Years Questions Quiz13

1. Under which one of the following Constitution Amendment Acts, four languages were added to the list of languages under the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution of India, thereby raising their number to 22? [2008]


2. Which of the following is/are among the Fundamental Duties of citizens laid down in the Indian Constitution? [2012 – I] 1. To preserve the rich heritage of our composite culture 2. To protect the weaker sections from social injustice 3. To develop the scientific temper and spirit of inquiry 4. To strive towards excellence in all spheres of individual and collective activity Select the correct answer using the codes given below :


3. According to the National Human Rights Commission Act, 1993, who amongst the following can be its Chairman? [2004]


4. Which of the following Constitutional Amendments are related to raising the number of Members of Lok Sabha to be elected from the States? [2003]


5. In India, if a religious sect/community is given the status of a national minority, what special advantages it is entitled to? [2011 – I] 1. It can establish and administer exclusive educational institutions. 2. The President of India automatically nominates a representative of the community to Lok Sabha. 3. It can derive benefits from the Prime Minister’s 15-Point Programme. Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?


6. Which Article of the Constitution provides that it shall be the endeavour of every state to provide adequate facility for instruction in the mother tongue at the primary stage of education? [2001]


7. The primary function of the Finance Commission in India is to: [2000]


8. hat is the system of governance in the Panchayati Raj set up? [1996]


9. The 73rd Constitution Amendment Act, 1992 refers
to the: [2000]


10. Consider the following statements : [2014 – I] A Constitutional Government is one which 1. places effective restrictions on individual liberty in the interest of State Authority 2. places effective restrictions on the Authority of the State in the interest of individual liberty Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


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