Indian Polity Online Quiz


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Questions and Answers

Q 1 - In which of the following years, the Constituent Assembly drafted the Constitution for independent India?

A - 1934

B - 1938

C - 1946

D - 1949

Answer : D

Explanation

On November 26, 1949, the process of drafting was completed by the Constituent Assembly.

Q 2 - Who among the following was popular as ‘iron man’ of India?

A - Baba Saheb Ambedkar

B - Mahatma Gandhi

C - Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

D - Dr. Rajendra Prasad

Answer : C

Explanation

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was the Deputy Prime Minister of India.

Answer : A

Explanation

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Q 4 - Indian Constitution intervened in Hindu religious practices in order to abolish the untouchability; in reference to this statement, which one of the following is the best explanation?

A - India is not a pure secular state

B - In India, minority is given preferences over majority

C - State should ensure that some members do not dominate other members of the same religious community*

D - It violates the fundamental rights of Hindus

Answer : C

Explanation

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Q 5 - What is the total strength of members in Rajya Sabha (i.e. Upper House of the parliament)?

A - 245*

B - 233

C - 250

D - 445

Answer : A

Explanation

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Q 7 - What is the percentage of Muslims in India’s as per 2011 Census?

A - 10.08 per cent

B - 14.23 per cent

C - 19.12 per cent

D - 27. 33 per cent

Answer : B

Explanation

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Q 8 - In which of the following years, the government of India had amended the Child Labor Prevention Act, banning employment of children under 14 years of age as domestic servant or as a worker in dhabas, restaurants, tea shops, etc.?

A - October 2006

B - November 2004

C - October 2010

D - December 2012

Answer : A

Explanation

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Answer : A

Explanation

Under horizontal distribution of power, different organs of the government, such as legislature, executive and judiciary are placed at the same level to exercise different powers.

Q 10 - At present, there are how many languages in the 8th scheduled of the Constitution?

A - 16

B - 19

C - 22

D - 24

Answer : C

Explanation

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Q 12 - Which one of the following political concepts was debated by the political thinker Karl Marx as a crucial right?

A - Equality

B - Freedom

C - Justice

D - Democracy

Answer : A

Explanation

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Answer : B

Explanation

Apartheid was a system of institutionalized racial segregation and discrimination practiced between 1948 and 1991 in South Africa.

Q 14 - Which among of the following statement/s do/does distinguish Indian secularism from the Western secularism?

a) The government has power to make law to provide equal right to all citizens even in the religious matter

b) Indian secularism deals not only with religious freedom of individuals but also with religious freedom of minority communities

c) A secular state should interfere in religion to bring about social reform

d) State will not provide aid to educational institutions of religious minorities but it can interfere in its affairs to regulate its conducts as per the policies of the government with regards educational institutions

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

A - a, b, c, d

B - b, c, d

C - a, c, d

D - a, d, b

Answer : A

Explanation

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Q 15 - Which one of the following countries has granted universal adult franchise to its citizen most recently?

A - New Zealand

B - Britain

C - US

D - Japan

Answer : C

Explanation

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Q 16 - Which one of the following countries has recently turned to democratic by abolishing the Monarchies system?

A - Nepal

B - Myanmar

C - Saudi Arabia

D - Bhutan

Answer : A

Explanation

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Q 17 - What is the minimum age of casting vote in India?

A - 21 years

B - 18 years

C - 16 years

D - 25 years

Answer : B

Explanation

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Answer : B

Explanation

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Q 19 - The Constitution of India that was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on November 26, 1949 originally had …

A - 395 Articles

B - 389 Articles

C - 419 Articles

D - 520 Articles

Answer : A

Explanation

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Q 20 - How many countries are the members the United Nations?

A - 173

B - 183

C - 193

D - 153

Answer : C

Explanation

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