Indian Polity and Governance Questions and Answers:
Ques. The judges of the Supreme Court are appointed by the ___.
(b) Prime Minister
(c) Law Minister
(d) Home Minister
Ques. All doubts and disputes in connection with election of the Vice- President of India are decided by the
(a) High Court of a State
(b) Chief Election Commissioner
(c) Supreme Court of India
(d) President of India
Ques. All electioneering campaigns during the time of elections are stopped?
(a) 48 hours before the appointed time of election results
(b) 48 hours before the actual poll
(c) 24 hours before the actual poll
(d) 36 hours before the actual poll
Ques. A person wants to contest election for the membership of Gram Panchayat, what should be his age?
(a) 18 years or above
(b) 19 years or above
(c) 21 years of above
(d) Minimum 25 years
Ques. When India became a Republic?
(a) 15 August, 1947
(b) 26 November 1949
(c) 26 January 1950
(d) 14 August, 1947
Ques. Who appoints the Chief Election Commissioner of India?
(b) Prime Minister
(d) Chief Justice of India
Ques. The __ view Politics as a conflict between two classes of the haves and Individual and the State the have-nots
Ques. Administrative works of the State are done in the name of _____
(b) Chief Ministry
(c) Cabinet Ministry
(d) None of these
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Ques. Who appoints the Governor of the State?
(a) The President
(b) The Vice President
(c) The Prime Minister
(d) The Chief Justice of India
Ques. Justice means giving people what they _____.
(a) are entitled to
(b) want to
(c) need to
(d) wish to
Ques. Who was the first Woman Governor of a State in free India from out of the following ?
(a) Mrs. Sarojini Naidu
(b) Mrs. Sucheta Kriplani
(c) Mrs. Indira Gandhi
(d) Mrs. Vijay Laxmi Pandit
Ques. The minimum age for being a member of Vidhan Sabha is ________ years.
Ques. The term ‘State’ was first used by __
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Ques. The retirement age of the judges of a High Court is __________ years.
Ques. Who is the ex-officio Chairman of Rajya Sabha?
(a) The President
(b) The Prime Minister
(c) The Speaker
(d) The Vice-President
Ques. Three-tier system was first advocated by the Committee headed by _____.
(a) Ashok Mehta
(b) Balwant Rai Mehta
(c) Suresh Mehta
(d) Sardar Patel
Ques. The term Liberty is derived from the __ word liber
Ques. Who issues the notification for elections?
(a) Election Commission
(b) Returning Officer
(d) Central Secretary
Ques. Who acts as President when neither the President nor the Vice-President is available?
(a) The Prime Minister
(b) The Chief Justice of India
(c) The Chief Election Commissioner
(d) The Speaker of Lok Sabha
Ques. In India we have __ number of regional parties
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Ques. What does Equality means?
(a) freedom to do anything
(b) identify and give rewards to people
(c) absence of special privileges
(d) removal of all castes and religion
Ques. Economic problems of common people are solved through communalism.
Ques. Members of which of the following House are not members of the electoral College: Structure of Government
(a) Rajya Sabha
(b) Vidhan Sabha
(c) Vidhan Parishad
(d) Lok Sabha
Ques. Human Rights encompass the _______ principles of humanity.
Ques. Expand the term CCEA as used in administrative circles.
(a) Cabinet Committee on External Affairs
(b) Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs
(c) Cabinet Council on External Affairs
(d) Cabinet Council on Economic Affairs
Ques. Nationality is derived from the Latin word________.
Ques. Violence is the greatest threat to?
(a) Rule of Law
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Ques. The Indian Constitution is ___ federal.
Ques. Trees are a good example of non-renewable resource.
Ques. Which of the following is the full form of ‘BRA’ as used in banking industry?
(a) Brazilian and Russian Association
(b) Banking Restructuring Act
(c) Borrowing Risk Assessment
(d) Banking Regulation Act
Ques. People living in a common territory are likely to develop a common _____.
Ques. Trade and Commerce is a subject with __ List.
Ques. The State has a right to demand __ from the people.
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Ques. Innocent population remained unaffected by wars and violence.
Ques. Which amongst the following Abbreviations stands for organization related to Indian Defence forces?
Ques. Globalisation is confined to economic areas alone.
Ques. The Governor is a link between Central Government and State Government. Is this statement true?
Ques. There is _____ Governor in each state.
(d) Not defined
Ques. Which is one of the four elements of State?
Ques. Panchayati Raj institutions were given constitutional status by ______ Amendment Act.
Ques. The judges of the World Court are elected by _____
(a) General Assembly
(b) Security Council
(c) Economic Council
(d) Security Council and the General Assembly
Ques. The state exists to act as a __ of society.
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Ques. The ‘non-military sanctions’ imposed by the Security Council are not compulsorily implemented by all member countries of the United Nations.
Ques. Which amongst the following Abbreviations stands for organization related to Indian space programme?
Ques. In which of the following Equal Pay for Equal Work for both men and women provide?
(a) Fundamental Rights
(b) Fundamental Duties
(c) Directive Principles
(d) State principle
Ques. The World Bank helps the developing countries to correct balance of payments deficits.
Ques. The membership of the state is ___
(c) joint efforts
Ques. An independent agency for recruitment of civil servants is required because :
(a) it maintains the merit system and neutrality in civil services.
(b) it protects the rights of the people.
(c) it serves the aspiration of the ministers.
(d) it is an appointing authority of the civil servants.
Ques. In India writs are issued by __.
(a) lower court
(b) subordinate court
(c) high court
(d) minority court
Ques. The chairman and the members of the UPSC can be removed from their post by the
(a) Council of Ministers
(c) Prime Minister
(d) Supreme Court
Ques. Which department of the government makes laws?
Ques. The age limit up to which a member of state PSC may hold his post is :
(a) 60 years
(b) 62 years
(c) 63 years
(d) 64 years
Ques. Any person arrested by the police shall have to be produced before the nearest magistrate within a period of :
(a) 12 hours
(b) 24 hours
(c) 36 hours
(d) 48 hours
Ques. The district and local administration has assumed more importance after __ and __ constitutional amendments
(a) 73rd, 74th
(b) 63rd, 64th
(c) 53rd, 54th
(d) 43rd, 44th
Ques. What bind the people together in a state?
Ques. The chief function of the Cabinet Secretary is to provide the assistance to the __________.
(a) Council of Ministers
(b) Home Minister
(c) Finance minister
(d) Prime Minister
Ques. District has been the basic territorial unit of administration in India.
Ques. The liberal state is a social ___ state.
Ques. The office of the District Collector was created in :
Ques. B.D.O’s prepares the budget at the ____________.
(a) block level
(b) district level
(c) state level
(d) personal level
Ques. From each according to his abilities to each according to his ___. It is the essence of socialism. (a) work
Ques. ______ is the main mechanism through which the state implements its development programmes.
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Ques. Bureaucracy was criticized for not demonstrating enough ______ to development needs and programmes.
Ques. Questions can be raised in __ by the elected representatives concerning their Constituencies.
Ques. The role of Central Vigilance Commission is __
Ques. The Constitution of India was drafted by the
(a) Advisory Committee
(b) Secretariat of the Assembly
(c) President of the Assembly
(d) Drafting Committee
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Ques. A Constitution is a body of _____
(b) basic laws