Indian Constitution - General Awareness Questions and Answers


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QUESTION

Who among the following was the third Vice-President of India?

A)

V VGiri

B)

Gopal Swarup Pathak

C)

Zakir Hussain

D)

BD Jatti

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QUESTION

The election of the next Vice-President is to be held within _____ of the expiry of the term of office of the outgoing Vice-President.

A)

120 days

B)

90 days

C)

60 days

D)

75 days

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QUESTION

_________ of the Constitution of India provides protection against arrest and detention in certain cases.

A)

Article 22

B)

Article 25

C)

Article 20

D)

Article 23

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QUESTION

Which of the following Amendments of the Constitution of India added a new fundamental duty under Article 51-A?

A)

Eighty-Eighth Amendment Act, 2003

B)

Eighty-Seventh Amendment Act, 2003

C)

Eighty-Sixth Amendment Act, 2002

D)

Eighty-Fifth Amendment Act, 2001

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QUESTION

In which of the following states/union territories was an election NOT held during March-April 2021?

A)

Puducherry

B)

West Bengal

C)

Bihar

D)

Tamil Nadu

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QUESTION

Justice ______ was appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India with effect from 24th April 2021.

A)

Ramayyagari Subhash Reddy

B)

Ajjikuttira Somaiah Bopanna

C)

Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana

D)

Kuttiyil Mathew Joseph

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QUESTION

The Election Commission of India (ECI) is the watchdog of free and fair elections in the country and ______ of the Constitution of India provides for its establishment.

A)

Article 324

B)

Article 101

C)

Article 356

D)

Article 352

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QUESTION

With reference to the Constituent Assembly, which of the following statements is correct?

A)

The Constituent Assembly adopted the National Song in January 1948.

B)

 The Constituent Assembly ratified India’s membership of the Commonwealth in May 1947.

C)

The Constituent Assembly adopted the National Flag in July 1949.

D)

The Constituent Assembly adopted the National Anthem in January 1950.

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QUESTION

How many female members were part of the Constituent Assembly that framed the Constitution of India?

A)

 10

B)

 14

C)

 15

D)

 12

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QUESTION

The idea of having a provision for a Bicameral Parliament in the Constitution of India was borrowed from the ______ Constitution.

A)

Canadian

B)

Irish

C)

British

D)

French

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QUESTION

Justice NV Ramana, appointed as the 48th Chief Justice of India, hails from which of the following states?

A)

 Kerala

B)

 Andhra Pradesh

C)

 Maharashtra

D)

 Karnataka

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QUESTION

The Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2021, which was passed in March 2021 amended the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi Act, ______.

A)

 1998

B)

 1994

C)

 1996

D)

 1991

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QUESTION

Who among the following presidents of India gave assent to the 100th Amendment of the Constitution of India?

A)

 Ram Nath Kovind

B)

APJ Abdul Kalam

C)

 Pratibha Devisingh Patil

D)

 Pranab Mukherjee

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QUESTION

Which of the following Amendments of the Constitution of India declared that the Parliament has the power to abridge or take away any of the Fundamental Rights under Article 368 and such an Act, will NOT be a law under the meaning of Article 13?

A)

 Twenty-third Amendment

B)

 Twenty-eighth Amendment

C)

 Twenty-fourth Amendment

D)

 Twentieth Amendment

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QUESTION

Which of the following Amendments of the Constitution of India gave the status of state to Goa?

A)

52nd Amendment

B)

59th Amendment

C)

48th Amendment

D)

56th Amendment

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QUESTION

An amendment to the Hindu Succession Act, 1956 was passed in the year ______.

A)

2012

B)

2008

C)

2010

D)

2005

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QUESTION

In which of the following sessions of the Indian National Congress did George Yule become the President in 1888?

A)

Calcutta

B)

Madras

C)

Bombay

D)

Allahabad

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QUESTION

The Contempt of Courts Act was passed to define and limit the powers of certain courts in punishing contempt of courts and to regulate their procedure in relation thereto. In which of the following years was the Act passed?

A)

 1975

B)

 1969

C)

 1982

D)

 1971

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QUESTION

The ______ Constitutional Amendment Act gave constitutional status to Panchayati Raj institutions.

A)

68th

B)

54th

C)

73rd

D)

82nd

General Awareness » Indian Constitution

QUESTION

Which of the following Amendments to the Constitution of India was passed with the primary objective to constitutionally encode the re-organisation of Indian States based on language?

A)

 Seventh Amendment

B)

 Tenth Amendment

C)

 Sixth Amendment

D)

 Fourth Amendment