June 16, 2024

Indian Polity Quiz: Day: 118

Which of the following signifies an essentially democratic polity ?
  • (A) Head of the state enjoys a hereditary position
  • (B) Head of the state is elected directly or indirectly
  • (C) Supreme power rests with the people
  • (D) Limited government
Which of the following statements is/are correct with reference to the right to freedom of religion under the Indian Constitution?
1. Article 25 covers both religious beliefs and religious practices
2. Article 25 guarantees collective freedom of religion, while Article 26 protects rights of individuals.
Correct code:
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) None of the above
Which one of the following is not a Gandhian Principle provided in the Directive Principles of State Policy under the Constitution of India?
1. Organization of village panchayats
2. Promotion of cottage industries
3. Uniform civil code
4. Prohibition of the slaughter of cows
Code:
  • (A) All except 1
  • (B) All except 2
  • (C) All expect 3
  • (D) All expect 4
Which of the following statement is incorrect?
  • (A) Mandamus can be issued against judicial bodies.
  • (B) Prohibition cannot be issued against legislative bodies.
  • (C) Certiorari can be issued against administrative authorities.
  • (D) None of the above
Who among the following was not a member of the drafting committee of the Constituent Assembly?
  • (A) B. N. Rau
  • (B) B. R. Ambedkar
  • (C) Alladi Krishnaswami Ayyar
  • (D) K. M. Munshi
Which of the following are the rights available to Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)?
1. If a child born to OCI Parents in India, then that child is eligible for Indian citizenship by birth.
2. An OCI cardholder has the rights to appear in a competitive exam.
3. An OCI cardholder can purchase agricultural lands in India and can involve in farming activities.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 3 only
  • (D) 2 only
Which of the following statement(s) is/are incorrect in reference to Rajya Sabha?
1. The need for by-elections does not arise in the case of Rajya Sabha.
2. It adopts the method of a single transferable secret ballot voting system.
3. Recently, Supreme Court upholds the use of NOTA in Rajya Sabha Elections.
Code:
  • (A) 2 only
  • (B) 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 2 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Consider the following statements about “Family Courts”:
1. They are established by the State Government in consultation with the concerned District Court.
2. They are established in every city with a population exceeding one million.
3. The appeal against its judgement lies with the High Court.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 and 3 only
  • (B) 1 and 2 only
  • (C) 2 and 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Which of the following statement is incorrect regarding fundamental rights?
  • (A) Fundamental Rights are unlimited Rights.
  • (B) Fundamental Rights can only be changed by amending the Constitution.
  • (C) Government can restrict Fundamental Rights.
  • (D) Judiciary has the power to protect Fundamental Rights.
With reference to ‘decision on questions as to disqualifications of members’ of a House of the Legislature of a State, consider the following statements:
1. The question shall be referred for the decision of the Governor and his decision shall be final
2. Before giving any decision on any such question, the Governor shall obtain the opinion of the Election Commission and shall act according to such opinion.
Which of the statements given above is/are not correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2

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