Panchayats at the intermediate level may not be constitution in a state having a population less than
Who preside over the joint sitting of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha ? The speaker of the Lok Sabha
The electoral college the elects the Vice-President of India consists of
Members of both the Houses of Parliament
According to the preamble to the Constitution , India is Sovereign, Socialist, Secular and Democratic Republic
What is the maximum time interval permissible between two successive sessions of the Parliament ?
Which are the two states (other than Uttar Pradesh) having the highest representation in Lok Sabha ?
Bihar and Maharashtra
Who has the power to summon and prorogue either House of Parliament or to dissolve the Lok Sabha ?
President of India
By which Act was a second chamber of India Legislature known as Council of States created ?
Government of India Ac 1919
Which body functioned as the Provisional Parliament until the Lok Sabha was constituton following General Election in 1952
Under which Article can the President of India be impeached on the ground of violation of Constitution ?
By the 69th Constitutional Amendment Act 1991 Union Territory of Delhi was redesigned as :
The National Capital Territory of Delhi in 1992
Cultural and Educational Right are enshrined in : Article 29-30
Which Article declares that a constitutional amendment a law and hence cannot be challenged ?
The law which imposes penalties retrospectively (retroactively)-upon acts already done or which increases the penalties for such acts is known as Ex-post-facto law
The most important law enforcing Article 24 prohibiting the empolyment of children beow the age of 14 years in any factory or other hazardous activities is The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation )Act 1986
Under the Chapter Amendment of the constitution (Article 368 in Part XX) special majority of Parliament means :
More than 50%of the total membership of each House and a majority of two-thirds of the members of each House present and voting
In India, the president is the head of the state while the Prime Minister is the head of : The government
In scheme of bicameral legislature as provided in the Constitution of India, Rajya Sabha represent :
The State of Indian Federation
The Constitution of India has divided the powers between the Centre and the States in terms of :
The Union List, State List and ConcurrentList
Incomparison with the American Federation which is described as an indestructible union of indestructible states the Indian Federation is : As Indestructible Union of Destructible States
The leader of the largest opposition party having not less than one-tenth seats of the total strength of the House is recognised as the : Leaderof the opposition in each Houses of Parliament
The last session of the existing Lok Sabha,after a new Lok Sabha has been elected is called :
Which Constitutional Amendment Act facilitates the appointment of the same person as a governor for two or more states ?
7th Constitutional Amendment Act, 1956
Which Article of the Constitutin empowers the High Court to issue writes including habaes corpus, mandamus, certiorari, prohibition and quo warranto for the enforcement of fundamental right of the citizens and for any other purpose ?
Who headed the committee on ‘Revitalisation of Panchayati Raj’ Institutions for Democracy and Development appoited by the Rajiv Gandhi Government in 1986 : L. M. Singhvi
73rd Constitutional Amendment Act 1992 has added a new Part-IX to the contitution of India entitled as the “Panchayats” which provides for : a Three-Tier System of Panchayati Raj System
The Central Recruiting Agency of India is : The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
To be eligible as Vice-President a person should have completed : 35 years of age
The pardoning power of the president n India as enshrined in the Article 72 of the Constitutional of India includes :
Pardon, Commutation, Remission, Respite, Reprieve
Under which Article of the Constitution does the governor of state possess the pardoning power ?
The Zonal Councils are the statutory bodies established by an Act of the Parliament that is :
States Reorganisation Act of 1956
The first proclamation of National Emergency was issued in October 1962 on account of :
Chinese aggression in the NEFA (North East Frontier Agency now Arunachal Pradesh)
The State has its own Constitution is : Jammu and Kashmir
The right to equal opportunity for all citizens in matters of public employment has been enshrined in :
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 responsibililtes of municipalities been mentioned ? Twelfth Schedule
The provision of suspension of Fundamental Right is borrowed from :
Weimer Constitution of Germany
Which Article makes a provision od Administrative Tribunals ? Article323-A
As per the peramble of the Constitution of India, the nature of India 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 Premble 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
Part XVII of the Constitution deals with : Emergency Provision
Right to freedom of religion as enshrined in Articles 25-28 includes :
Freedom of Conscience, and free profession , practice and propagation of religion
The right to move the Supreme Court for the enforcement of fundamental right including the writs of habeas corpus, mandamus , prohibition , certiorari and quo warranto are the part of :
Right to Constitutional Remedies
The right to acquire, hold and dispose os property was deleted from the chapter of fundamental right by :
The 44th Constitutional Amendment Act of 1978
Which Article grants protection to persons who are arrested or detained ?
The Article 40 which required the state to organise village panchayats and endow them with neccesary powers and authority to enable them to function as units of self government is part of:
Directive Principal of State Policy
The law which aims at protecting the monument, places and objects of national importance is:
The Ancient and Historical Monument and Archaelogical Sites and Remains Act(1951)
The Cabinet is the nucleus of power in: Parliament System
The foremost basic features of the Constitution of India includes:
Supremacy of the Constitution, Independance of Judiciary, Rule of Law, Principle of Equality, Judicial Review and Secularism
President of India can be reelected: For any number of terms
The Linguistic Provinces Commission appointed under the Chairmanship of S.K.Dhar in 1948 recommended the reorganisation of states on the basis of
Administrative Convenience rather than linguistic factor
The state which is neutral in matter of religion and does not uphold any particular religion as the state religion is called
Which article authorises the Parliament to form a new state by separation of territory from any state ?