The Preamble   Important Gk Questions


1.Of the following words in the Preamble of the Constitution of India which was not inserted through the Constitution (Forty Second) Amendmend Act, 1976?

(a) Socialist (b) Secular (c) Dignity (d) Integrity


2..At the time of enactment of the Constitution, which one of the following ideals was not included in the preamble ?

(a) Liberty (b) Equality (c) Socialist (d) Justice


3.Which Amendment Act introduced changes in the Preamble to the 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 [SSC Grad. 2008]


4.The Preamble of our Constitution reads India as

(a) Soverign, Socialist, Secular, Democratic Republic (b) Sovereign, Democratic, Socialist, Secular Republic Socialist, Sovereign, Democratic, Secular Republic (d) Democratic, Sovereign, Secular, Socialist Republic


5.Which Amendment of the Indian Constitution inserted the two words—’Socialist’ and ‘Secular’ in the preamble ?

(a) 28th (b) 40th (c) 42nd (d) 52

Ans. c

6.For which one of the following judgements of Supreme Court of India, the Kesavananda Bharti Vs State of India case is considered a landmark ?

(a) The religion cannot be mobilised for political ends (b) Abolishing untouchability from the country (c) Right to life and liberty cannot be suspended under any circumstance (d) The basic structure of the Constitution, as defined in the Preamble, cannot be changed [CDS 2010]

Ans. d

7.In which Amendment, the words ‘Socialist’, ‘Secular’ and ‘Unity and Integrity of the Nation’ were added to the Preamble of constitution of India ?

(a) 42nd  (b) 44th (c) 52nd (d) None of them

Ans. a

8.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 Policy (c) the chapter on Directive Principles of State Policy, Fundamental Rights and Fundamental Duties (d) nowhere else in the text of the Constitution


9.Which among the following is the correct expression of the term ‘Secular’ in India ?

(a) India has many religion (b) Indians have religious freedom mobis (c) To follow the religion depends upon the will of an individual (d) There is no religion of the State in India


10.Which one of the following describes India a Secular State ?

(a) Fundamental Rights (b) Preamble to the Constitution (c) 9th Schedule (d) Directive Principles


11.Which one of the following liberty is not embodied in the Preamble to the Constitution of India ?

(a) Liberty of Thought (b) Liberty of Expression (c) Liberty of Belief (d) Economic Liberty


12.Which of the following is correct  ?

(a) Social equality is not guaranteed in our constitution (b) Social equality already existed in our country (c) Social equality is guaranteed in our Constitution (d) None of the above


13.Which one of the following words was not included the Preamble of the Indian Constitution in 1975  ?

(a) Fraternity (b) Sovereign (c) Equality (d) Integrity

Ans. d

 14.The Preamble of the Indian Constitution adopted on 26 November, 1949 did not include the terms

1.Socialist 2. Secular 3. Integrity   4. Republic Select the correct answer from the codes given below:  Codes :

(a) 1, 2 and 3 (b) 2, 3 and 4 (c) 1, 2 and 4

15.Consider the following statements about the preambi of the constitution :

The objective resolution proposed by Pt. Nehrultimately became the preamble. 2. It is not justiciable in nature. It cannot be amended. 4. It cannot override the specific provisions of constitution. Select the correct answer from the codes given below Codes  :

(a) Only 1 and 2 (b) Only 1, 2 and 4 (c) Only 1, 2 and 3 (d) Only 2, 3 and 4

Ans. b

16.What was the exact constitutional status of the India Republic on 26 January, 1950 when the constitution inaugurated ?

(a) A Democratic Republic (b) A Sovereign Secular Democratic Republic (c) A Sovereign Democratic Republic (d) A Sovereign Socialist Secular Democratic Repubi

Ans. c

17.The word ‘Secularism’ was inserted in the Preamble of the Indian Constitution by

(a) 25th Amendment (b) 42nd Amendment (c) 44th Amendment (d) 52nd Amendment

Ans. b

18.Indian Constitution declares India a Secular State. This means that

(a) Religious worship is not allowed (b) Religions are patronised by the State   (c) The State regards religion as a private affair of the citizen and does not  discriminate on this basis (d) None of the above

Ans. c

19.The Preamble to the constitution declares India as

(a) A Sovereign Democratic Republic (b) A Socialist Democratic Republic (c) A Sovereign Socialist Secular Democratic Republic (d) A Federal Democratic Republic

Ans.  c


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