Kerala PSC | Questions on Constitution and Polity - 10

1. The objective resolution was moved in the Constituent Assembly on :
[a] December 13, 1946
[b] January 26, 1950
[c] November 26, 1946
[d] November 26, 1950

2. Under which article of the constitution, the executive power of the Union is vested in the President ?
[a] Article 25
[b] Article 53
[c] Article 54
[d] Article 55

3. The Financial emergency is declared by the President on which ground ?
[a] War 
[b] Threat of war
[c] Breakdown of constitutional machinery
[d] Credit\ Goodwill is under threat

4. The Ordinance refers to:
[a] The executive orders passed by the Parliament
[b] The executive order issued by the President
[c] The decision made by the Supreme Court
[d] The ruling given by the Speaker of Lok Sabha

5. In the Constitution of India , the term ‘Federal’ :
[a] figures in the Preamble
[b] figures in part III of the Constitution
[c] figures  in Article 368
[d] does not figure anywhere

6. The Judges of the District  Court are appointed by :
[a]President of India
[b] Chief Justice of India
[c] Prime Minister
[d] Governor of the State

7. The system of Public Interest Litigation has been introduced in India
[a] Through constitutional amendment
[b] By judicial initiatives
[c] By political parties
[d] By parliamentary Act

8. The accountability or responsibility of the Prime Minister and Cabinet to the Lok Sabha is :
[a] Intermittent
[b] Indirect
[c] At the time of election
[d] Direct, continuous, and collective

9. The Council of States is a :
[a]House elected every six years
[b] House elected every five years
[c] House which is permanent
[d] House which can be dissolved

10. Which article of the Constitution empowers the Parliament to legislate on any matter of the State List ?
[a] 115   
[b] 183 
[c] 221 
[d] 249

11. The quorum requirement in the Rajya Sabha:
[a] 25   
[b] 50   
[c]  100 
[d] 126

12. The Supreme Court has the exclusive jurisdiction in regard to:
[a] Constitutional validity of state laws
[b] Constitutional validity of concurrent laws
[c] Constitutional validity of central  laws
[d] None of the above

13. Under which article of our constitution , the Governor can reserve the bill for the consideration of the president?
[a] 199   
[b] 200   
[c] 201   
[d] 202

14. The Lok Sabha Secretariat comes under the supervision of the:
[a] Ministry of Home Affairs
[b] Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs
[c] Prime Minister’s office
[d] Speaker of Lok Sabha

15. The Lok Sabha is more powerful than the Rajya Sabha in:
[a]Electoral powers
[b] Emergency powers
[c] Amending powers
[d] Financial powers

16. Right to Information is:
[a] Fundamental Right
[b] Constitutional Right
[c]  Natural Right
[d]  legal Right

17. Who took interest in the Public Interest Litigation cases ?
[a] Bhagawati and Krishna Iyer
[b] Kania and Sastri
[c]  Ray and Beg
[d]  Shah and Sikri

18. Who is responsible for protecting and defending the Constitution?
[b] Chief Justice of India
[c] Prime Minister
[d]  Supreme Court of India

19. Whose prior permission is required before the money bill is introduced in the Lok Sabha ?
[a] President of India
[b] Chief Justice of India
[c] Prime Minister
[d] Speaker of Lok Sabha

20. Minority rights are given in :
[a] Article 25 -28
[b] Article 29 and 30
[c] Article 31
[d] Article 32

21. Where does a money bill originate  in Indian Parliament ?
[a] Lok Sabha
[b] Rajya Sabha
[c] Both the House
[d] None of the above

22. The Vice-President of India can be removed from the office :
[a]By a resolution in the Council of states approved by Lok sabha
[b] By a resolution of Lok Sabha agreed to by the council of states
[c] By a resolution adopted by the two House meeting in a joint session
[d] Following the normal process of impeachment

23. The Chairman of Rajya Sabha is elected by:
[a] Elected members of Rajya Sabha
[b] Members of Rajya Sabha
[c] The elected members of Rajya Sabha
[d] All the members of the Parliament

24. The first Lok Adalat was held in the year:
[a] 1985 
[b] 1986   
[c]  1987   
[d] 1988

25. Which of the following is not a fundamental duty ?
[a] To respect national Anthem
[b] To protect monuments and places of national importance
[c] To safeguard private property
[d] To protect and improve the natural environment

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