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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Constitution related questions for competitive exams

1. Which one of the following classes cannot avail of some fundamental rights available to citizens?
(A)Enemy aliens
(B)Friendly aliens
(C)All aliens
(D)None of these

2. Can Parliament amend or modify any of the Fundamental Rights given in the Constitution?
(A)Parliament can do so only after a referendum
(B)Parliament can amend them by special majority
(C)Parliament cannot amend any
(D)Only the President can issue directions to amend them

3. Under what circumstances can some of the Fundamental Rights be suspended?
(A)On the orders of a court
(B)When President 's rule is imposed
(C)When a proclamation of National Emergency is in operation
(D)During financial emergency

4. What does the phrase 'equality before the law' used in Article 14, mean?
(A)That all individuals are equal
(B)That all laws are the same for everybody
(C)That all individuals are equally subjected to the ordinary law of the land
(D)That everybody is to be treated equally by law in equal circumstances

5. Which Fundamental Rights cannot be suspended even during Article 352 of the Constitution?
(A)Right to equality
(B)Right to freedom of speech and expression
(C)Right to life
(D)Right to constitutional remedies

6. Which one of the following is not a right listed in the Constitution?
(A)Equality in matters of appointment under state
(B)Denial of special treatment for all sections including women, children and backward classes
(C)Abolition of titles other than academic and military distinctions
(D)All the above are part of the Constitution

7. A citizen's freedom of speech and expression may be subjected to reasonable restriction on the grounds of all except
(A)sovereignty of India
(B)public order
(C)contempt of court
(D)unbecoming criticism

8. Directive Principles of State Policy are
(A)justiciable
(B)non-justiciable
(C)only some are justiciable
(D)justiciable insofar as they do not conflict with the Fundamental Rights

9. The President of India is the
(A)head of state
(B)the head of government
(C)head of state as well as government
(D)none of these

10. The President of India is
(A)directly elected by the people
(B)elected by the two houses of Parliament at a joint sitting
(C)elected through an electoral college consisting of elected members of Parliament and State Legislative Assemblies
(D)elected by the Lok Sabha

11. Which President held office for two consecutive terms?
(A)Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(B)Dr. S Radhakrishnan
(C)Dr. Zakir Hussain
(D)both (A)and (b)

12. Where are disputes regarding the election of the President and Vice-President of India filed and settled?
(A)in the Supreme Court
(B)in the Election Commission
(C)in Parliament
(D)both in the Supreme Court as well as high courts

13. The President can be impeached from office on the grounds of violating the constitution by
(A)the Supreme Court
(B)the Supreme Court and high courts jointly
(C)the two houses of Parliament
(D)the Lok Sabha

14. When the office of President falls vacant, the same must be filled within
(A)six months
(B)three months
(C)one year
(D)18 months

15. What is the maximum age for President?
(A)60 years
(B)70 years
(C)65 years
(D)there is no age limit

Answers:
1. (C)All aliens
2. (B)Parliament can amend them by special majority
3. (C)When a proclamation of National Emergency is in operation
4. (C)That all individuals are equally subjected to the ordinary law of the land
5. (C)Right to life
6. (B)Denial of special treatment for all sections including women, children and backward classes
7. (D)unbecoming criticism
8. (B)non-justiciable
9. (A)head of state
10. (C)elected through an electoral college consisting of elected members of Parliament and State Legislative Assemblies
11. (A)Dr. Rajendra Prasad
12. (A)in the Supreme Court
13. (C)the two houses of Parliament
14. (A)six months

15. (D)there is no age limit
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