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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Model Questions for Postal Assistant Exam: Questions related to Constitution of India

DIRECTION: In question 1 to 5 Out of the four alternatives, answer the following question with the most appropriate choice

1. Which one of the following statements about the Preamble of the Indian constitution is not correct.
(A)It has been amended only once in 1976
(B)It can be enforced by the courts
(C)It enshrines the principles of popular sovereignty
(D)It originated from the the "Objective Resolution" drafted by Nehru

2. Which one of the folowing is not the ground mentioned in the constitution of India to impose reasonable restrictions on the right to form association or unions
(A)Friendly relations with foreign states
(B)Public order
(C)Morality
(D)Sovereignty and integrity of India

3. Which among the following words appears first in the Preamble to the Indian constitution.
(A)Liberty
(B)Equality
(C)Justice
(D)Fraternity

4. Who was the first external affairs minister of India
(A)Swaran Singh
(B)Krishna Menon
(C)Dr. BR Ambedkar
(D)Jawaharlal Nehru

5. Which article of the Indian constitution makes a mention of reservations in public employment in favour of backward classes
(A)16 (1)
(B)16 (2)
(C)16 (3)
(D)16 (4)

6. The provisions, affecting the federal character of the constitution can be amended only with the approval of
(A)Rajya Sabha
(B)The Parliament
(C)Lok Sabha
(D)The states

7. The first amendment to the Indian constitution was carried out in
(A)1950
(B)1952
(C)1951
(D)1953

8. The first amendment to our constitution was carried out to overcome the difficulties relating to
(A)directive principles of state policy
(B)the Preamble
(C)fundamental rights
(D)all of the above

DIRECTIONS: Out of the four alternatives, complete the following sentence with the most appropriate choice given.

9. The third amendment to our Constitution carried out in 1954 to extend the power of Parliament by transfering the
(A)state list to concurrent list
(B)state list to union list
(C)both A and B
(D)none of the above

10. The words socialist, secular and unity and integrity of the nation were added to the Constitution by the
(A)42nd amendment
(B)44th amendment
(C)52nd amendment
(D)32nd amendment

11. Which part of the Indian Constitution has been amended only once so far
(A)emergency provisions
(B)fundamental duties
(C)power of judiciary
(D)Preamble

12. Which pair of the words were added to the Preamble to the Indian Constitution by the 42nd amendment
(A)socialist and democratic
(B)democratic and republic
(C)socialist and secular
(D)all of the above

13. Which part of the Indian Constitution was accorded precedence over the fundamental rights through 42nd amendment in 1976
(A)Legislature
(B)Judiciary
(C)directive principles of state policy
(D)none of the above

14. Which territories were incorporated in the Indian union by the tenth amendment
(A)Pondicherry
(B)Goa and Daman and Diu
(C)Dadar and Nagar Haveli
(D)Chandigarh

15. Which amendment incorporated the territories of Goa, Daman and Diu in the Indian union
(A)12th amendment
(B)22nd amendment
(C)32nd amendment
(D)none of the above

16. By which amendment to the Indian Constitution, a new part relating to urban local bodies was added
(A)74th amendment
(B)64th amendment
(C)84th amendment
(D)none of the above

Answers
1. (B)It can be enforced by the courts
2. (A)Friendly relations with foreign states
3. (C)justice
4. (D)Jawaharlal Nehru
5. (D)16 (4)
6. (D)the states
7. (C)1951
8. (C)fundamental rights
9. (B)state list to concurrent list
10. (A)42nd amendment
11. (D)Preamble
12. (C)socialist and secular
13. (C)directive principles of state policy
14. (C)Dadar and Nagar Haveli
15. (A)12th amendment

16. (A)74th amendment
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