Indian Polity and Constitution Digest

Indian Polity Compendium 1.2

Q.The parliament enjoys legislative power over subjects in:

  • Both union and concurrent list

Q.The power of prorogue the Lok Sabha rests with:

  • The President

Q.The president can dismiss a member of the council ministers:

Q.The office of the prime Minister of India:

  • has a constitutional basis

Q.The members of the parliamentary committee are taken from various groups and parties in parliament:

  • In proportion to their respective strengths

Q.The phrase ‘bicameral legislature’ means:

  • A legislature consisting of a lower and an upper chamber

Q.The position of the president which has undermined by the 42nd Amendment was subsequently somewhat retrieved by the:

  • 44th Amendment
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Q.The Indian constitution was adopted by the constituent assembly on:

  • November 26, 1949

Q.The words socialist, secular and unity and integrity of the nation were added to our constituent by:

  • 42nd Amendment of the constitution

Q.The chairman of the constituent assembly was:

  • Dr. Rajendra Prasad

Q.The chairman of the drafting committee of the constitution was:

  • Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar

Q.In accordance with the text of the constitution a reasonable restriction in the interest of the sovereignty and integrity of India can be imposed on the right to:

  • Freedom of Speech and Expression

Q.The concept of directive principles of state policy is borrowed from:

  • Ireland

Q.India has borrowed the scheme of federation i.e., ‘Union of States’ from which country?

  • Canada

Q.Who said that “in any event, whatever system of government we may establish here must fit in with the temper of the people and be acceptable to them?”

  • Jawarharlal Nehru

Q.Which article of Indian constitution ensures freedom of press in India?

  • Article 19

Q.Education which was initially a state subject was transferred to the concurrent list by the:

  • 42nd Amendment

Q.The member of the Rajya Sabha are elected for a term of:

  • Six Years

Q.Who interprets the constitution?

  • Judiciary

Q.The constitution of India assures economic justice to citizens through:

  • Preamble

Q.Which is the competent body to prescribe conditions for acquisition of citizenship?

  • Parliament

Q.Citizens and foreigners both enjoy:

  • Civil Rights

Q.The position of the president which was undermined by the 42nd amendment was subsequently somewhat retrieved by the:

  • 44th Amendment

Q.The oath of office is administered to the members of state council of ministers by:

  • The Governor

Q.The power of supreme Court of India to decide the dispute between the centre and states falls under its:

  • Original Jurisdiction

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