September 26, 2023

Indian Polity Quiz:

Which among the following has been described as the conscience of the Constitution?
  • (A) Preamble and Fundamental Duties
  • (B) Preamble and Directive Principles of State Policy
  • (C) Fundamental Rights and Fundamental Duties
  • (D) Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles of State Policy
Consider the following statements regarding NITI Aayog’s Governing Council:
1. It consists of the Chief Ministers of all the States and Lt. Governors and Adminstrators of Union Territories in India.
2. It is chaired by the Prime Minister of India.
3. It presents a platform to discuss inter-sectoral, inter-departmental and federal issues.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Which of the following statement is incorrect regarding “Beti Padhao Beti Bachao Scheme” ?
  • (A) It is implemented by states with 100% central assistance.
  • (B) The programme is operational in all of India’s districts at present.
  • (C) Under, BBBP scheme there is no provision of direct benefit transfer.
  • (D) None of the above
Consider the following statements with reference to the Speaker of Lok Sabha:
1. He shall vacate his office if he ceases to a member of the Lok Sabha.
2. Whenever the Lok Sabha is dissolved, the Speaker vacate his office immediately.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 and 2
With reference to the ‘Central Vigilance Commission’ (CVC), consider the following statements:
1. It was given statutory status by an enactment of the CVC Act, 2003.
2. After the enactment of the CVC Act, 2003, the Commission became a single-member body
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Which of the following statement is correct ?
  • (A) The power to create new districts or alter or abolish existing districts rests with the State governments.
  • (B) The Centre has an important role to play in the alteration of districts or creation of new ones.
  • (C) Permission of Centre is not required to change the name of a district or a railway station.
  • (D) None of the above
In the context of Inter-State Trade and Commerce in India, which of the following statements is not correct?
  • (A) Constitutionally trade, commerce and intercourse throughout India shall be free.
  • (B) As an exception, reasonable restrictions could be applied to them.
  • (C) Any bill for the purpose of restriction needs prior assent of the President.
  • (D) Any restriction on trade and commerce could be legislated by the Parliament only.
Which of the following statements are correct with reference to Fundamental Duties in India ?
1. They are applicable to both citizens and foreigners.
2. They are non-justiciable.
3. The Parliament can make laws for their enforcement.
Code:
  • (A) 1 and 3 only
  • (B) 1 and 2 only
  • (C) 2 and 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
With reference to a State Finance Commission, consider the following statements:
1. It is constituted annually by the State government concerned, in consultation with the Governor of the State concerned.
2. It examines the financial position of the local government bodies in the State concerned.
3. It reviews the distribution of revenues between rural and urban local governments in the State concerned.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 3 only
  • (C) 2 and 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
With reference to No-Confidence Motion, consider the following statements:
1. A No-Confidence Motion should state the reasons for its adoption in the Lok Sabha.
2. It can be moved against the entire council of ministers as well as against an individual minister.
3. If it is passed in the Lok Sabha, the council of ministers must resign from the office.
Which of the statements given above is/are not correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 1 and 2 only
  • (C) 2 only
  • (D) 2 and 3 only

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