Indian Polity Top Important Gk  Question

Indian Polity is also an essential ingredient of the question paper of the General Awareness. The questions from this subject are related to the following topics The making of Indian Constitution along with the Form, Nature and its key Features, Union and its Territory, Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles of State Policy, Fundamental Duties, President, Vice President, Prime Minister, Union Council of Ministers, Parliament, Supreme Court, Executive of the State Governor, State Legislature etc.

1.Which of the following is not a power of the High Court?

(a) Supervision over all courts under its jurisdiction (b) Jurisdiction over revenue matters (c) Supervision over tribunals constituted by law relating to the armed forces (d) Issue writs for enforcement of fundamental rights or for am other purpose

Ans. C

2.The oath to a High Court judge is administered by the9

(a) Chief Justice of India (b) Chief Justice of that High Court (C) Governor (d) President


3.The High Courts in India were first started at

(a) Bombay, Madras, Calcutta (b) Delhi and Calcutta (c) Bombay, Delhi, Madras (d) Madras and Bombay


4.Which of the following is not a qualification for a person to be the Chief Justice of High Court?

(a) He should have been a Judge in any court of India for not less than 10 years (b) He should be a distinguished jurist (c) He should be a renowned writer in the field of law (d) None of the above


5.The High Court which has the distinction of having the first woman Chief Justice is

(a) Allahabad High Court (b) Delhi High Court (c) Himachal Pradesh High Court (d) Guwahati High Court


6.The pension of a High Court Judge is charged to the

(a) Consolidated Fund of India (b) Consolidated Fund of the State where he last served (c) Consolidated Funds of the different States where he has Served (d) Contingency Fund of India


7. Match the following

Union Territory                                                          Jurisdiction (High Court)

A Puducherry                                                             1.Kerala

B. Andaman and Nicobar Islands                         2. Mumbai

C. Lakshadweep                                                        3.Chennai

D Daman and Diu                                                    4.Kolkata

5. Guwahati A B C D

(a) 3 4 1 2 (b) 1 3 4 2 (0)1 5 3 4 (d) 1 5 3 2


8.The Legislative Council in a state can be created or disbanded by the

(a) State Legislative Assembly alone (b) Parliament alone (c) Parliament on recommend-ation of the State Legislative (d) President on Recommend-ation of the governor


9.Which of the following is correct regarding the Governor of a State ?

(a) No money bill can be introduced in the State Legislature  without his prior permission(b) He has the power of issuing ordinances when the legislative is not in session

(c) He can recommend to the President’s Ruel in the state. (d) All of the above


10.The Central Government’s exclusive powers are enumerated in the

(a) Concurrent List (b) State List (c) Union List (d) Federal List


11.Under the Constitution, the residuary powers vest with the

(a) President (b) Supreme Court (c) Union Government (d) State Governments


12.The executive power relating to concurrent subjects remain with

(a) the States (b) the Centre (c) the Constitution d es (d) the President


13.The Union list contains

(a) 47 subjects (b) 97 subjects (c) 63 subjects (d) 92 subjects


14. The States in India can borrow from the market

(a) at their discreation (b) only through the Centre (c) only with the consent of the Centre (d) under no circumstance


15. The Union Territories are administered by the

(a) Parliament (b) Union Council of Ministers (c) President through administrators appointed by him (d) Prime Minister


16. Which of the following matters are not included in the Union List?

I.  Defence   II. Prisons III. Liquor policy IV. Ports V. Irrigation

(a) III and IV . (b) III, IV and V (c) II, III, IV and V (d) II, III and V


17.Match the following

AUnion List                          1. Banking

B.State List                            2. Public order and police

C.Concurrent                         3. Labour welfare

(a) 2 1 3 (b) 1 2 3 (c) 1 3 2  (d) 3 2 1


18.Railways is a subject of the

(a) concurrent list (b) Union list (c) State list 2 (d) Residual list


19.When did the first linguistic state of Andhra come into existence?

(a) October 2, 1956 (b) October 1, 1953 (c) April 1, 1947 (d) January 5, 1975


20.Which of the following did India acquire from France?

(a) Yanam (b) Mahe (c) Karaikal (d) All of these


21.Which one of the following was an associate State of India before becoming a full fledged state?

(a) Meghalaya (b) Mizoram (c) Sikkim (d) Manipur


22.Recognition to a political party is accorded by

(a) the Speaker of the Lok Sabha in the case of national parties

and the Speaker of legislative assemblies in the case of regional parties )) the Election Commission (c) the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs (d) a Committee of Whips


23.The conditions of service and tenure of the Election Commissioner is prescribed by

(a) the Constitution (b) Parliament (c) the President (d) Government


24.Who can cast their votes by postal ballot? Members of the Armed Forces II. Officials on election duty III. Foreign Service personal when posted abroad

(a) I and III (b) II and III (C) Only III (d) All of these


25.The declaration which outlines the future programme and policy of a political party issued on the eye of a general election is called

(a) white paper (b) manifesto (C) yellow paper (d) mandate


26.In a democracy, individual differences are encouraged because

(a) individuals will place the good of the nation ahead of their own preferences • (b) individuals will tend to act and think alike in the long run (c) individual differences make for diverse beneficial contributions to the common cause (d) the constitution guarantees the individual to act as he pleases


27.The Area of Lok Sabha Constituency for the purpose of general election is determined by the

(a) Delimitation Commission (b) Election Commission (C) Census commission (d) President


28.Which one of the following political theories advocate the withering away of the State?

(a) Capitalism (b) Fascism (c) Marxism (d) Democratic Socialism


29.The Electorate means

(a) those people who do not have the right to elect their representatives (b) all the citizens who possess the right to vote and elect their representatives in an election (C) those people who have the right to be elected (d) those people who have the right to live in a country


30.How many days time is given for the candidates to file their nominations from the date of notification of the election?

(a) 2 days (b) 4 days (c) 6 days (d) 8 days


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