Objective question(MCQs)-Constitution of India-2nd Set

HIGHER JUDICIAL SERVICE EXAMINATION

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1- What is the percentage fixed by the constitution regarding the strength of the Ministers including the chief minister in a state ?
(A) 10% (B) 12%
(C) 15% (D) 16%

2- Which one of the following is mainly associated with Panchayati Raj in tribal areas ?
(A) P.K. Thungan committee
(B) Dilip Singh Bhuria committee
(C) Sadiq Ali committee
(D) Doomarlal Baitha committee

3- Arrange the following writs in the correct sequence as given in the Indian Constitution :
i. Certiorari
ii. Habeas Corpus
iii. Quo Warranto
iv. Prohibition
v. Mandamus
Codes :
(A) i, iii, v, ii, iv
(B) ii, iv, iii, i, v
(C) ii, v, iv, i, iii
(D) iii, i, ii, iv, v

4. Arrange the following in their chronological sequence :
i. Cripps Mission
ii. Montague Chelmsford Report
iii. Simon Commission
iv. Morley – Minto Reforms
Codes :
(A) ii, iii, i, iv (B) iv, ii, iii, i
(C) iii, i, ii, iv (D) i, iv, iii, ii

5.  Which one of the following was denounced by congress as “inadequate, unsatisfactory and disappointing” ?
(A) Indian Councils Act, 1909
(B) Montague Chelmsford Report, 1918
(C) Simon commission Report, 1930
(D) Communal Award, 1932

6. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R) :
Assertion (A) : A federal arrangement aims at reconciling freedom with unity and diversity of political cultures and identities with effective collective action.
Reason (R) : India opted for a pluralistic model of nation building.
Codes :
(A) Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are correct, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is correct, but (R) is not correct.
(D) (R) is correct, but (A) is not correct.

7. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R) :
Assertion (A) : Bulk of the provisions of the constitution of India were adopted from the Government of India Act of 1935.
Reason (R) : The congress party passed a resolution adopting the government of India Act of 1935 as the basis of the constitution.
Codes :
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is true but (R) is false.
(D) (R) is true, but (A) is false.

8- Which one of the following was the first state to establish the institution of the Lokayukta in India ?
(A) Rajasthan
(B) Bihar
(C) Uttar Pradesh
(D) Maharashtra

9- Article 19 Constitution of India protects trade and  business

a. True

b. False

c. Only trade

d. only Business

10. Which of the following is not related to electoral reforms in India ?
(A) Santhanam Committee
(B) Tarkunde Committee
(C) Indrajeet Gupta Committee
(D) Dinesh Goswami Committee

11- Given below are two statements one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R) :
Assertion (A) : Parliamentary form of government is the most acceptable system in the entire world today.
Reason (R) : In the parliamentary system, ministers get their democratic legitimacy from the legislature and are accountable to it.
Codes :
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.

12- In which one of the following cases the supreme court of India held that both Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles of state policy are equally important and one cannot be sacrificed for the other ?
(A) S.R. Bommai v/s Union of India
(B) Balaji v/s State of Mysore
(C) Minerva Mills v/s Union of India
(D) A.K.Gopalan v/s State of Madras

13- Who one of the following was not a member of states reorganization commission, 1953 ?
(A) Fazl Ali (B) H.N. Kunzru
(C) V.P. Menon (D) K.N. Panikkar

14- In which case the Supreme Court decided that the confidence of the house in the ministry should be tested on the floor of the house itself ?
(A) B.R. Kapoor v/s State of Tamil Nadu
(B) S.R.Bommai v/s Union of India
(C) Jagdambika Pal v/s Union of India
(D) Shamsher singh v/s State of Punjab

15- Different parts of the constitution will act and react on each other and the (supreme) court will have to decide questions arising from such a situation…discharging its duties as perhaps no other court has so far been called upon to do. Whose statement is this ?
(A) Justice Patanjali Sastri
(B) Justice Harilal Kania
(C) Justice P.B. Gajendragadkar
(D) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

16- Which one among the following authorities has the power to declare a caste, race or tribe or part of group within the caste as scheduled castes in relation to a state or union territory ?
(A) Prime Minister
(B) Parliament
(C) Judiciary
(D) President of India

17- Which one of the following is the chief function of the inter-state council ?
(A) To settle inter-state river water disputes
(B) To settle disputes relating to the movement of good between states
(C) To debate on reforming centre state relations
(D) To act as a forum for settling inter-state boundary disputes

18- Which one of the following was the first committee to demand constitutional recognition for Panchayats ?
(A) Balwantrai Mehta Committee
(B) Ashok Mehta Committee
(C) Santhanam Committee
(D) G.V.K. Rao Committee

19. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R) :
Assertion (A) : The Central service officers are not all India service officers, but the nature of their job and postings make them truly all India in character.
Reason (R) : Unlike officers of the All-India services, central service officer’s do not work under the state governments
while working in the states.
Codes :
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but
(R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true

20- Which one of the following is not a function of the UPSC ?
(A) Advise the union government on all matters relating to the method of recruitment and principles to be followed in
making appointments to civil service.
(B) Advise the government on the suitability of candidates for promotion.
(C) Advise the government on disciplinary matters affecting civil servants.
(D) Advise the government on all matters relating to the transfer of civil servants.


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