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Question1) Which part of the Indian Constitution deals with its amendment?


[A] Part XX

[B] Part VIII



Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: Correct Answer: A [Part XX]


Explanation:

Part XX of the Constitution of India has only one article that is Article 368 that deals with the amendment of the Constitution.


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Question2) How many freedoms are guaranteed by Article 19 (Right to Freedom)?


[A]6

[B]7

Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: Correct Answer:  [6]


Explanation:

Article 19 is the most important and key article which embodies the “bas freedoms”. Article 19(1) provides that all citizens shall have the right- (originally 7, now 6)


To freedom of speech and expression;


To assemble peaceably and without arms;


To form associations or unions;


To move freely throughout the territory of India;


To reside and settle in any part of the territory of India;


To practice any profession, or to carry on any occupation, trade or business



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Question3) New All India services can be initiated in India only if the following makes a recommendation?


[A]Rajya sabha

[B]Lok sabha

Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: Correct Answer:  [Rajya sabha]


Explanation:

As per the Constitution of India, a new All India service can be instituted with only on the initiative of Rajya Sabha. Article 312 of the constitution says 

“Notwithstanding anything in [Chapter VI of Part VI or Part XI], if the Council of States has declared by resolution supported by not less than two-thirds of the members present and voting that it is necessary or expedient in the national interest so to do, Parliament may is by law provide for the creation of one or more all India services [(including an all-India judicial service)] common to the Union and the States, and, subject to the other provisions of this Chapter, regulate the recruitment, and the conditions of service of persons appointed, to any such service.”



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Question4) Which of the following acts created Supreme Court of Judicature at Fort William?


[A] The Regulating Act 1773

[B] Indian Councils Act 1861



Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: Correct Answer:  [The Regulating Act 1773]


Explanation:

The regulating act of 1773 established a supreme court at Fort William, Calcutta. This Supreme Court consisted one Chief Justice and three other regular judges or Puisne Judges. Sir Elijah Imphey was the first Chief Justice of this Supreme Court.



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Question5) For which of the following purpose, Rajamanar Committee was constituted ?


[A] Centre State Fiscal Relations

[B] InDirect taxes


Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: Correct Answer:  [Centre State Fiscal Relations]


Explanation:

A Centre-State Relations Inquiry committee was set up by the then DMK Government of Tamil Nadu on 2nd September, 1969 under the Chairmanship of Dr. P.V. Rajamanar to consider the entire question regarding relationship that should subsist between the Centre and the States in a federal set up.



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Question6) Who was the first Chief election commissioner of India ?


[A] Rajmannar

[B] Sukumar Sen



Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: False

Explaination: Correct Answer:  [Sukumar Sen]


Explanation:

Sukumar Sen (1898–1963) was an officer of the Indian Civil Services (ICS). He was first Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India, serving from 21 March 1950 to 19 December 1958. Two general elections viz. 1951–52 and in 1957 were administered under his watch.



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Question7) Which among the following does not come under Fundamental Duties of a citizen in India?


[A]To strive towards abolition of untouchability

[B] All are comes under fundamental duities

Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: Correct Answer:  [To strive towards abolition of untouchability]


Explanation:

Untouchability was made unconstitutional and abolished through Article 17 under fundamental rights.



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Question8) Introduction of provincial Autonomy is related to which of the following acts?


[A]The Government of India Act, 1935

[B]The Government of India Act, 1919

Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: Correct Answer:  [The Government of India Act, 1935]


Explanation:

The Government of India Act, 1935

followed provinces to act as autonomous units of administration in their defined spheres. It introduced responsible government in the provinces, that is, the Governor was required to act with the advice of ministers responsible to the provincial legislature.



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Question9) Which of the following amendment bill exempted the state of Bihar from the obligation of having a tribal Welfare Minister?


[A] 94th

[B] 95th

Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: Correct Answer:  [94th]


Explanation:

Constitution (94th) Amendment Act, 2006 freed Bihar from the obligation of having a tribal welfare minister and extended the same provision to Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh. This provision is now applicable to Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha as per article 164. Thus, existing Article-164 of the Constitution says that in the states of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha, there shall be a Minister in charge of tribal w