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Indian Polity & Constitution MCQ: 30 MCQs for Competitive Examinations

Here is a set of MCQ (multiple choice question) on Indian Polity and Constitution. There are four options for each question, italics one is the correct option. This post is going to be very useful for various competitive examinations e.g., APSC, Assam Police, TET, DHS, PNRD etc.  

1. Constitution of India was adopted by constituent assembly on ?
A) 25 October, 1948
B) 25 October, 1949
C) 26 November, 1948
D) 26 November, 1949

2. How many Schedules are there in Constitution of India ?

A) 10 Schedules
B) 12 Schedules
C) 14 Schedules
D) 16 Schedules

3. Article 44 is related to ?

A) Uniform civil code for citizens.

B) Provision of early childhood care and education to children below the age of 6 years.
C) Duty of the state to raise the level of nutrition.
D) Organization of agriculture and animal husbandry.

4. How many articles were there originally in Constitution of India ?

A) 395

B) 397
C) 403
D) 410

5. The constitution is the supreme law of the land. It is protected by

A) The Supreme Court

B) The Constituent Assembly
C) The Parliament
D) The President

6. When Right to Information Act came into force in India ?

A) 10th October 2005
B) 11th October 2005
C) 12th October 2005
D) 13th October 2005

7. What is the minimum age required to be the President of India ?

A) 35 Years

B) 37 years
C) 38 Years
D) 40 Years

8. President can make proclamation of Emergency under :

A) Article 84
B) Article 105
C) Article 225
D) Article 352

9. How many articles are in Constitution of India now ?

A) 440
B) 441
C) 448
D) 443

10. Who appoints the judges of Supreme Court ?

A) Prime Minister
B) Lok Sabha
C) Rajya Sabha
D) President

11. A bill which contains only provisions dealing with the imposition, repeal, remission, alteration or regulation of taxes is called ?

A) Locus operandi
B) Money Bill
C) Motion
D) Ordinance

12. Which Article is described as the "Heart and Soul of the Constitution" ?

A) Article 20
B) Article 32
C) Article 36
D) Article 50

13. Part IV A of our constitution is related to ____?

A) Citizenship
B) Fundamental rights
C) Fundamental duties

14. What can be maximum gap between two sessions of Parliament in India ?

A) 4 Months
B) 5 Months
C) 6 Months
D) No rule like this

15. Constitution of India came into effect from?

A) 15 January 1950
B) 26 January 1950
C) 15 August 1950
D) 15 January 1950

16. How many types of emergencies are there in Constitution of India?

A) 1
B) 2
C) 3
D) 4

17. The amendment of the constitution can be initiated in which of the following?

A) Loksabha only
B) Rajyasabha only
C) Any House of the Parliament
D) Assembly of a state

18. The writ of “Habeas Corpus” can be issued in which of the following events ?

A) to seek relief from the unlawful detention of him or herself

B) to seek refund of excess taxes
C) to seek relief from the violation of freedom to speak
D) None of the above

19. Which Indian artist decorated the handwritten Copy of the Constitution ?

A) Mihir Sen
B) S.N. Banerji
C) Mukesh Bandhopadhyaya
D) Nandalal Bose

20. What was the total number of members in the Drafting Committee of Constitution ?

A) 5
B) 6
C) 7
D) 8

21. Which among the following fundamental rights has been deleted by 44th amendment bill ?

A) right to form associations
B) right to property
C) right against exploitation
D) right to freedom of speech and expression

22. Which of the following committee made a recommendation that election commission should be a three member body ?

A) Takunde Committee

B) Ashok Mehta Committee
C) Jeevan Reddy Committee
D) JP Committee

23. Which among the following articles of Constitution of India entrusts the President of India to grant pardons?

A) Article 71
B) Article 72
C) Article 73
D) Article 74

24. In which of the following states, Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) were used for the first time in India?

A) Karnataka
B) Kerala
C) Tamil Nadu
D) West Bengal

25. If a member absents himself from parliament for ____days without permission of the house , his / her seat may be declared vacant?

A) 60 days *
B) 90 days
C) 100 days
D) 180 days

26. Which of the following is the largest Lok Sabha constituency (Area-wise)?

A) Arunachal West
B) Ladakh
C) Barmer
D) Kutch

27. Who among the following is the ex-officio Chairman of the Council of States?

A) Governor
B) Chief Minister
C) President
D) Vice President

28. The constitution 108th ( Amendment) Bill is related to which of the following?

A) Inclusion of Gujjar Community of Rajasthan in the list of Schedule Tribes
b) Protection of the rights of the persons under arrest
C) Providing One third reservation for women in Parliament and state legislative assemblies
D) Providing protection to the consumers 

29. Which among the following term refers to Press ?

A) First estate
B) Second estate
C) Third estate
D) Fourth estate

30. To deal with the common problems of Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram a North Eastern Council was set up in which year?

A) 1965
B) 1968
C) 1971
D) 1975