Thursday, 14 June 2012

General Knowledge For Competition Exams Indian Polity and Constitution

Indian Polity and Constitution
  • The right to equal opportunity for all citizens in matters of public employment has been enshrined in : -Article 16
  • In the Constitution of India, the idea of Uniform Civil Code is provided in : -Directive Principle of State Policy
  • The voting age in India was reduced to 18 years from 21 years in 1989 by : the 61st Constitutional -Amendment Act of 1988
  • Indian Constitution provides only for : -Single Citizenship
  • In which schedule to the Constitution of India have the powers, authority and responsibilities of municipalities been mentioned? :  -Twelfth Schedule
  • The provision of suspension of Fundamental Rights is borrowed from : -Weimer Constitution of Germany
  • Which Article makes a provision of Administrative Tribunals? : -Article 323-A
  • As per the Preamble of the Constitution of India, the nature of Indian State is of : -a sovereign, socialist, secular, democratic and republican polity
  • The Indian National Congress adopted a resolution to establish a socialistic pattern of society in : - its Avadi session in 1955
  • The three words which were added in the Preamble to the Constitution of India by the 42nd Constitutional Amendment Act 1976 are : - socialist, secular and integrity
  • Article 1 describes India that is Bharat as : -a Union of States
  • The Chief Election Commissioner of India holds office for a period of: - Six year or till the age of 65 years whichever is earlier
  • The Sarkaria Commission was set up for the review of the relation between : - The Centre and State
  • The Speaker of the Lok Sabha votes only : - In case of tie
  • Article 24 of the Constitution prohibits employment of children in any factory below the age of : -14 years 
  •  Which amendment of the Constitution reduced the voting age from 21 years to 18 years ? : - 61st Constitutional Amendment Act (1988)
  •  Which Parliamentary Standing Committee is concerned with the regularity of the expenditure of the government ? :- Public Account Committee
  •  Equal Pay or Equal Work for both men and women is : -A Fundamental Right
  • Parliament has power to legislate with respect to a matter in the State List provided it is in : -The National Interest
  • In which Schedule to the Constitution of India has the list of national languages has been mentioned ? :-8th Schedule
  • In which year was Tashkent Pact signed between India and Pakistan ? :- In the year 1966
  •  Indian Constitution has introduced adult francis i.e., :-Every adult above 18 has the right to vote
  • National Anthem (Jan Gan Man) was adopted on :-January24,1950
  • The Preamble to the Constitution of India Proclaims India as :-a Sovereign Socialist Secular Democratic Republic
  • Member of Parliament fund, at present stands at :-Rs. 5 crore per annum
  • The provision for formation of new states and alteration of areas, boundaries or names of existing states in mentioned in :-Article3
  • The provision as the administration of Tribal Areas in the States of Assam, Meghalay, Tripura and Mizoram is mentioned in :-Sixth Schedule to the Constitution
  • The first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India was :-Hiralal J.Kania
  • The provision of National Emergency is laid down in :-Article 352
  • Which part of Indian Constitution deals with Official Language? :-Part XVII
  • The Vice-President of India draws a salary of :- Rs. 1,25,000 per month

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