Indian Polity Online Quiz


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Questions and Answers

Q 1 - Which among the following is not included in Article 15 of the Indian Constitution, as a ground of discrimination to the citizen …

A - Religion

B - Race

C - Language

D - Gender

Answer : C

Explanation

Article 15 states that the State shall not discriminate against any citizen on grounds only of religion, race, caste, sex, place of birth or any of them.

Answer : B

Explanation

The FRs also protects the citizens of other countries; however, all FRs are not available for the foreigners.

Q 3 - Which Article of the Constitution prohibits employment of children in factories?

A - Article 21

B - Article 22

C - Article 23

D - Article 24

Answer : D

Explanation

No child below the age of fourteen years shall be employed to work in any factory or mine or engaged in any other hazardous employment.

Q 4 - Which among the following groups of Articles covers the Directive Principles of State Policy:

A - Article 14 to Article 32

B - Article 36 to Article 51

C - Article 45 to Article 55

D - Article 12 to Article 13

Answer : B

Explanation

N/A

Q 5 - What is the total strength of members in Lok Sabha of the parliament?

A - 245

B - 233

C - 250

D - 545

Answer : D

Explanation

Under the current laws, the total strength of Lok Sabha is 545, which also includes two seats reserved for members of the Anglo-Indian community.

Q 6 - Consider the following statements:

1. The Rajya Sabha has ALMOST equal power in all areas of legislation with Lok Sabha.

2. In the case of conflicting legislation, there is provision of a joint sitting of the two houses.

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : C

Explanation

N/A

Q 7 - Which one of the following Articles of the Constitution authorizes Dalit (the lower class/caste) a right of entering temples or using public facilities etc.?

A - Article 15

B - Article 26

C - Article 17

D - Article 29

Answer : C

Explanation

Article 17 abolishes untouchability.

Q 8 - Which one of the following non-government organizations has been working to address the problems of sanitation facing low-caste/class and low-income people in India?

A - Sulabh

B - Swaccha Bharat

C - Nirmal Bharat

D - Clean India

Answer : A

Explanation

Founded in 1970, Sulabh International Social Service Organization is a non-profit voluntary social organization. It was set up by Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak and dedicated to Gandhian ideology of emancipation of scavengers.

Q 9 - The Bhopal gas tragedy was one of the world’s worst industrial accidents happened in a chemical factory; the factory belongs to …

A - American company

B - Indian Company

C - Russian Company

D - British Company

Answer : A

Explanation

The company name is Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL).

Q 10 - Arrange the following languages in order of their Proportions of speakers (in %) in India:

A) Bengali

B) Telugu

C) Marathi

D) Tamil

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

A - A, B, C, D

B - A, C, B, D

C - A, D, C, B

D - A, D, B, C

Answer : A

Explanation

N/A

Q 13 - Who among the following has discussed the ‘harm principle’ in political theory?

A - John Stuart Mill

B - Aung San Suu Kyi

C - Mahatma Gandhi

D - Nelson Mandela

Answer : A

Explanation

N/A

Q 16 - Who was the first Finance Minister of Independent India?

A - Vallabhbhai Patel

B - T. T. Krishnamachari

C - R. K. Shanmukhan Chetty

D - K. M. Munshi

Answer : C

Explanation

N/A

Q 17 - How many seats are reserved for the Schedule Cast category people in Lok Sebha election?

A - 84

B - 27

C - 57

D - 47

Answer : A

Explanation

N/A

Answer : D

Explanation

N/A

Q 19 - The idea of starting the Constitution of India with a preamble was adopted by the constituent assembly form …

A - UK

B - Australia

C - USA

D - France

Answer : C

Explanation

N/A


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