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Constitution of India- Questions and Answers 8

Constitution of India- Questions and Answers 8

1201. Who is known as the architect of Indian foreign policy
Jawaharlal Nehru 

1202. Who appoints the Judges of High Courts? 

1203 Who is the Guardian of the Constitution? 
Supreme Court

1204 What is the minimum age  required to contest in the Lok Sabha elections
25 years 

1205. Who is the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha? 
Vice President

1206. In India, child labour is prohibited through Article of the Constitution? 
Article 24

1207. Which Article of the Constitu­tion guarantees that no person can be compelled to pay taxes for the promotion of any particular religion or religious institution?
Article 27 

1208. What is the number of writs that can be issued under Arti­cle 32 of the Constitution?

1209. How many methods are there for the amendment of the Constitution?

1210. By which amendment, the power to amend the Constitu­tion was specifically conferred upon the Parliament? 
24th Amendment

1211. Which Article of the Constitu­tion deals with Budget?
Article 112 

1212. Which Union Territory have representation in Rajya Sabha? 

1213. The gap between two sessions of the Parliament must not exceed? 
Six Months 

1214. Who expressed the idea of the Constitution of India for the first time? 

1215. The Cabinet Mission arrived in India in the year? 
23rd March 1946

1216. The Constituent Assembly was formed according to the directions of the Cabinet Mission plan on?
6th December 1946 

1217. The first meeting of the Constituent Assembly was held on
9th December 1946 

1218. Which Article of the Consti­tution provides that, the State must strive for the promotion of international peace and security?
Article 51

1219. Under which Article of the Constitution, the Parliament has been empowered to make laws giving effect to Interna­tional Treaties?
Article 253

1220. Which Article of the Con­stitution prohibits human trafficking and forced labour?
Article 23 

1221.The temporary Chairman of the Constituent Assembly 
Dr Sachidananda Sinha 

1222. Permanent President of the Constituent Assembly 
Dr Rajendraprasad

1223. The first person who addressed the Constituent Assembly was?
Acharya J.B. Kripalani 

1224. The Vice president of the Constituent Assembly was.........?
Harendra Coomar Mookerjee 

1225. Constitutional Advisor to the Constituent Assembly was..? 
B.N. Rao 

1226. Drafting Committee was appointed on
29th August 1947 

1227. Father of Indian Constitution
Dr B.R. Ambedkar 

1228. The Chairman of the Drafting Committee? 
Dr B.R. Ambedkar 

1229. The Malayali who represented United Provinces (UP) in the Constituent Assembly was
Dr John Mathai 

1230. The Constituent Assembly adopted our National Flag on.....?
July 22, 194 7 

1231. Which writ is known as the Bulwark of personal freedom?
Habeas Corpus 

1232. The only date mentioned in the Preamble:
26th November 1949

1233. What is the total number of Fundamental Duties envisaged in the Constitution? 

1234. The President of India is empowered with the powers to grant pardons under which Article of the Constitution?
Article 72 

1235. The literal meaning of which writ is 'to have the body?
Habeas corpus

1236. Malayali women members in the Constituent Assembly?
Annie Mascarene 
Ammu Swaminathan
Dakshayani Velayudhan 

1237. The Constitution of India was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on? 
26th November 1949 

1238. The Constituent Assembly adopted our National  Anthem (Janaganamana) on .........? 
January 24, 1950 

1239. The constitution of India came into force on 
26th January 1950

1240. The cover page of the Indian constitution was designed by.........?
Nandalal Bose 

1241. Who is known as the Architect of the Indian Constitution? 
Dr B.R. Ambedkar

1242. India borrowed the idea of Preamble from? 
American Constitution 

1243. Objective Resolution was introduced in the Constituent Assembly on 13th December  1946 by
Jawaharlal Nehru 

1244. In which case, the Supreme Court held that Preamble is not a part of the constitution? 
Berubari Case

1245. How many times the Preamble has been amended? 
Only once (1976, 42nd Amendment) 

1246. According to the Preamble India is a .......... 

1247. Which article prohibits discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex, and place of birth? 
Article 15 

1248. Who quoted Preamble as a political horoscope? 
K.M. Munshi 

1249. Who called Preamble an identity card?
N.A. Palkhiwala 

1250. Which case of the Supreme Court held that Preamble is an integral part of the Indian constitution? 
Kesavananda Bharathi Case 

1251. Article I of the Indian Constitution says that India shall be a ......... 
Union of States 

1252. The part of the Indian constitution deals with citizenship?  
Part II 

1253. Articles that deal with citizenship? 
Article 5-11 

1254. India adopted single citizenship from .......... 

1255. Indian Citizenship Act passed by the Parliament in?

1256. Articles that deal with fundamental rights? 
Article 12 to 35 

1257. The idea of fundamental rights has been taken from 

1258. Who is known as the Chief Architect of Fundamental Rights?
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel 

1259. The session of INC that passed a resolution on fundamental rights?
1931 Karachi Session 

1260. Article 14 deals with 
Equality before law 

1261. Which article provides equal­ity of opportunities for all citizens in matters of public employment?
Article 16 

1262. Which article of the constitu­tion abolishes the practice of untouchability?
Article 17 

1263. The article passed with the slogan Gandhi Ki Jai?
Article 17 

1264. Abolition of the title is embodied in .......... 
Article 18 

1265. Article 19 gives how many fundamental freedoms to individuals? 

1266. Right to private property was dropped from the list of fundamental rights by the ..........
44th Amendment 1978 

1267. Which article deals protection of life and personal liberty?
Article 21 

1268. Article 21 A of the Indian constitution deals with: 
Right to Education 

1269. By which amendment act right to education was made a fundamental right?  
86th Constitutional Amendment Act, 2002 

1270. Article 24 of the Indian constitution deals with: 
Prohibition of employment of children in factories, etc 

1271. Article 32 of the Indian Constitution deals with: 
Right to constitutional remedies 

1272. Which article is known as the 'Heart and soul' of the Indian constitution?
Article 32 

1273. Who described Article 32 as the 'Heart and soul' of the Indian constitution?
Dr B.R. Ambedkar 

1274. The article provides the protection of interest of minorities? 
Article 29

1275. The article provides the right of minorities to establish and administer educational institutions?
Article 30 

1276. The states were reorganised on a linguistic basis in? 

1277. Under which article High Court issues writs for the enforcement of fundamental rights?
Article 226 

1278. A major portion of the constitution of India is derived from the .......... 
Government of India Act,1935 

1279. Which article of the Indian constitution deals with amendments?
Article 368 

1280. Who conceptualised the Indian Constitution as a 'Seamless Web'?
Granville Austin 

1281. Who was the first to describe the Indian Constitution as 'Quasi-Federal'? 
Ivor Jennings 

1282. Who called the Directive Principles as a 'Cheque on a Bank payable at the convenience of the bank'? 
K.T. Shah 

1283. Who described Directive Principles as a 'veritable dustbin of sentiments'?
T.T. Krishnamachari 

1284. What was the minimum voting age fixed in the original Constitution?
21 Years 

1285. Who has the power to certify a bill as a money bill?
Lok Sabha Speaker 

1286. India borrowed the idea of providing authority to the speaker to certify a bill as a money bill or not, from Britain 

1287. Indian Constitution can be amended in .......... different ways. 

1288. The part of the constitution deals with fundamental rights?
Part III 

1289. The number of fundamental rights constitution originally consisted? 

1290. Indian constitution is the largest consti­tution in the world 

1291. Distribution of powers is an essential feature of the federal constitution 

1292.  According to the preamble of Indian con­stitution India is a Sovereign, Socialist, Secular, Democratic, Republic 

1293. The preamble of the constitution means the preface to the constitution 

1294. The parliamentary form of government in India is based on adult suffrage 

1295. Indian Constitution is a written Consti­tution 

1296. Britain is following an unwritten consti­tution 

1297. Indian parliament is following the principle of bicameralism 

1298. Government of India Act, 1935 is known as the blueprint of the Indian constitution 

1299. The Constitution of India is considered to be the supreme law of the land 

1300.  As per the preamble of our constitution, it secures 'justice, liberty, equality and fraternity to all the citizens of India

1301.  An Indian citizen enjoys both civil and political rights

1302.  Part II of the Indian Constitution deals with citizenship 

1303.  Articles 5 to 11 of the constitution de­scribes about citizenship 

1304.  Indian constitution allows single citizen­ship 

1305. The idea for single citizenship is borrowed from Britain 

1306.  The expression 'socialist' in the preamble added by taking the views of Marx and Gandhi

1307.  The preamble to the Indian constitution envisages that it shall stand part of the constitution 

1308. Part 1 of the Indian Constitution deals with the union and its territory

1309. Article 2 of the constitution deals with the admission or establishment of new states 

1310. Article 5 of the constitution of India deals with citizenship at the time of commencement of the constitution

1311. As per article 5 of the Indian constitution, every person who is a domicile in India includes a person who was born in the territory of India, either of whose par­ents was born in the territory of India or who has been ordinarily resident in the territory of India for not less than five years immediately preceding such commencement

1312. Rights of citizenship of certain persons who have migrated to India from Paki­
stan is dealt with under Article 6 

1313. How many ways are there to get Indian citizenship 
- Five 

1314. The ways in which one can obtain citizenship: 
Citizenship by birth, Citizenship by descent, Citizenship by registra­tion, Citizenship by naturalisation and Citizenship by incorporation of territory. 

1315. The ways in which one can lose his citizenship: 
by renunciation, by deprivation and by the termination 

1316. Who is considered as the first citizen of India 
- The President 

1317. After the death of G.V. Mava­lankar, who became the Speaker of the First Lok Sabha? 
M.A. Ayyangar

1318. Who elected Dr Rajendra Prasad as the first President of India?
Constituent Assembly 

1319. In the Indian national flag, what does Ashoka's wheel represent? 
Wheel of Dharma

1320. A person must have attained the age of for the candidature in a panchayat election. 
21 years

1321. The concept of a linguistic state was supported by?
Simon Commission Report 

1322. What is the number of seats al­lotted to Schedule Tribes in Lok Sabha? 

1323. Who was the first woman judge of the Supreme Court of India?
Fatima Beevi 

1324. Who can extend the jurisdiction of the High Court? 

1325. The period for which a person has to reside in India before he or she qualifies to acquire citizenship by registration: 
5 years

1326. The elective strength of the Lok Sabha was increased by the:
31st Amendment 

1327. The Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha can be removed by a resolution:
Moved by Rajya Sabha and passed by Lok Sabha 

1328. In the Interim Government formed in 1946, the vice president of the executive council was:
Jawaharlal Nehru 

1329. A deadlock between the Lok Sab­ha and the Rajya Sabha calls for a joint sitting of the Parliament during the passage of: 
Ordinary legislation

1330. The concept of Public Interest Litigation was originated in:
The United States 

1331. What is the maximum age pre­scribed for election as President of India? 
No such limit

1332. Who is considered the guardian of the public purse?
Comptroller and Auditor General 

1333. The contingency fund of the state is operated by the: 

1334. Who acts as the chancellor of State Universities?

1335. The residuary powers of leg­islation in case of Jammu and Kashmir belongs to:
The State Legislative 

1336. Who is regarded as the 'Father of All India Services? 
Sardar Patel

1337. The origin of UPSC can be traced to: 
1919 Act

1338. The National Commission for women was set up in:

1339. Who was the chairman of Sec­ond Administrative Reforms Commission?
M. Veerappa Molly 

1340. The National Commission for SC and ST bifurcated into two bodies by which amendment of the constitution? 
89th Amendment, 2003

1341. In which year were the National Other Backward Classes Com­mission set up? 

1342. Comptroller and Auditor General of India is a friend and guide of:
Public Account Committee

1343. The number of Vice Presidents of India, who later became the President of India is:

1344. In which state does the Governor nominate women to the Assem­bly? 
Jammu and Kashmir

1345. The word ombudsman is derived from the root 'ombud' which is Swedish and means: 
A person who acts as a repre­sentative of another person 

1346. Which article of the Constitution provides for the formation of new states?
Article 2 

1347. 'Law Day' is celebrated in India on:
26th November 

1348. Under which article of the Consti­tution, the executive power of the Union is vested in the President?
Article 53 (1) 

1349. The Lok Sabha Secretariat comes under the supervision of 
Speaker of Lok Sabha

1340. Under which article of our Con­stitution, the Governor can re­serve the bill for the considera­tion of the president?

1341. The joint session of both the hous­es of Parliament is presided over by?
The Speaker 

1342. Indian constitution was prepared in
2 years 11 months 18 days

1343. The first-day session of Indi­an Constituent Assembly was chaired by:
Dr. Sachidananda Sinha 

1344. The candidate for the office of the President must be sponsored by at least? 
50 electors

1345. Originally how many schedules were there in the constitution?

1346. Who can approve the withdrawal of money from the consolidated fund of India?
The Parliament

1347. In which case, the Supreme Court held that the preamble was a part of the constitution?
Keshavananda Bharati Case 

1348. The statutory status was given to the Minorities Commission in: 

1349. The first non-Congress Govern­ment in any Indian State was formed in:
1957 (Kerala) 

1350. The life of the Estimates Com­mittee of the Lok Sabha is: 
One year

1351. The Constituent Assembly adopted our National Flag on:
22nd July 1947 

1352. The report of the Public Ac­counts Committee of Parliament is submitted to:
The Speaker, Lok Sabha 

1353. The impeachment of the Indian President is a:
Quasi-Judicial procedure 

1354. The Citizenship Act 1955 prescribes Five ways to ac­quire citizenship of India:
1. By birth 
2. By descent
3. By registration 
4. By naturalization
5. By incorporation 

1355. Losing citizenship:
1. Renunciation 
2. Termination
3. Deprivation 

1356. Which Lok Sabha enjoyed a term of more than five years? 
Fifth Lok Sabha

1357. The authority empowered to make laws in respect to the mat­ter not include in any of three lists is:

1358. The members of the UPSC can be removed from their office during this tenure by:
President on the report of the Su­preme Court

1359. Preventive Detention Act has a restraining effect on:
Right to freedom 

1360. Which part of the constitution deals with citizenship? 
Part II

1361. The first state to establish Lokayukta:

1362. The first Lok Adalat was held in the year: 

1363. The quorum requirement in the Rajya Sabha is: 

1364. The judges of the District Court are appointed by: 
Governor of the State

1365. The preamble ensures the ideals of  'Liberty, Equality and fraternity inspired by the:
French Revolution 

1366. After a no-confidence motion is admitted in the Lok Sabha, a date for the debate is to be decided within: 
10 days

1367. The right to vote is a right in India.
Political Right 

1368. The only President of india, who has been elected unopposed: 
Neelam Sanjeev Reddy

1369. Who is the only President elected to the office as an independent candidate? 
V.V Giri

1370. Acting Chief Justice of India is appointed by?
President in consultation with the Chief Justice

1371. Who is responsible for protecting and defending the constitution?
Supreme Court 

1372. The Chairman of the first law commission in independent India:
M.C. Setalvad 

1373. Under the provision of Article 343 of the Constitution Hindi was declared the official language of the Union. But the use of English language was allowed to contin­ue for the official purpose of the Union for a period of -- ----
15 years 

1374. Which state in India has a Uniform Civil Code?

1375. First Coalition Government in India was formed by:
Morarji Desai 

1376. The first session of the Constit­uent Assembly was held in: 
New Delhi

1377. Which is the oldest non-congress political party in India?
Communist Party of India 

1378. Who was the first leader of op­position to get recognition in the Indian parliament?
Y.B. Chavan 

1379. Who laid down the basic param­eters of India's foreign policy? 
Jawaharlal Nehru

1380. Who held the offices of the Judge of Supreme Court and Speaker of Lok Sabha?
K.S. Hegde 

1381. A session of the Lok Sabha is prorogued by the order of: 

1382. Right to information is a right. 
Legal right

1383. Under which Constitutional Article does, President has the power to consult Supreme Court? 
Article 143

1384. Who proposed the preamble before the drafting committee of the constitution? 
Jawaharlal Nehru

1385. Which article of the constitution provides that the elections to Lok Sabha and Legislative Assemblies shall be on the basis of adult suffrage? 
Article 326

1386. The constitutional amendment by which the age for voting has been revised from 21 years to 18 years is: 
61st Amendment, 1989

1387. Which article, providing Funda­mental Rights is not valid during the emergency? 
Article 19 

1388. For which bill President can neither return nor withhold his assent?
Money Bill 

1389. In how many parts, the Budget is presented in Lok Sabha? 

1390. Who was the first woman Gov­ernor in Independent India?
Sarojini Naidu 

1391. In which session of the year, Pres­ident addresses both the Houses of Parliament?
First Session (Budget Session) 

1392. In the Indian Constitution, the right to equality is granted by five articles. They are: 
Article 14 to 18

1393. Fundamental Duties are incor­porated in the Constitution on the recommendation of
Swaran Singh Committee 

1394. Who was the president of India at the time of the Proclamation of Emergency in the year 1975? 
Fardeen Ali Ahamed

1395. Who makes decisions on disputes regarding the election of the Presi­dent? 
The Supreme Court

1396. Under which Article of Consti­tution, the President of India can be impeached?
Article 61 

1397. The resolution for removing the Vice President of India can be moved in the:
Rajya Sabha alone 

1398. The idea of Directive Principles of State Policies was proposed by: 
Tej Bahadur Sapru

1399. The minimum and maximum strength of a legislative assembly is: 
60 and 500

1400. For being a Governor, a person must have completed:
35 years of age

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