DAY 16: Daily Test Series UPSC Prelims 2020

Subject: Indian Polity
Topics: Evolution of the Constitution, Part 1 and 2 of the Constitution
Source: Laxmikanth
Write your answers in Comment Section before 8pm.

Q1. Which of the following pairs is/are correctly matched?

Features: Sources

  1. Procedure established by Law: Japanese Constitution
  2. Rule of Law: American Constitution
  3. Removal of Supreme Court judges: British Constitution

Select the correct option using the codes given below:

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 3 only

(d) 1, 2, and 3

Q2. Which of the following were the features of the Indian Independence Act, 1947?

  1. It designated the provincial governors to act on the advice of the Council of Ministers in all matters.
  2. It empowered the Constituent Assembly to repeal any act of the British Parliament, including the Independence act itself.
  3. It provided for the establishment of a Federal Court of India.

Select the correct option using the codes given below:

(a) 2 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2, and 3

Q3. Which of the following were the features of the Government of India Act 1935?

  1. It abolished the Council of India as well as the office of the secretary of state for India.
  2. It provided for the establishment of Joint Public Service Commission.
  3. It introduced bicameralism in some provinces.

Select the correct option using the codes given below:

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2, and 3

Q4. Arrange the following events in the chronological order:

  1. Ratification of India’s membership of the Commonwealth
  2. Adoption of the National Anthem
  3. Adoption of the National Flag
  4. Final submission of the Draft Constitution

Select the correct option using the codes given below:

(a) 1-2-3-4

(b) 2-1-4-3

(c) 3-4-1-2

(d) 3-2-4-1

Q5. Which of the following were the members of the Drafting Committee of the Constitution Assembly?

  1. K.M Munshi
  2. D.P. Khaitan
  3. J B Kriplani
  4. B N Rau

Select the correct option using the codes given below:

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 3 and 4 only

(c) 1, 2, and 3 only

(d) 1, 2, and 4 only

Q6. Which of the following pairs regarding the Constitution assembly are not correctly matched?

  1. Symbol of the Constituent Assembly: Elephant
  2. Chief draftsman: H.V.R. Iyengar
  3. Secretary to the Constituent Assembly: S.N. Mukerjee

Select the correct option using the codes given below:

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2, and 3

Q7. Which of the following are the features of “Republic” as enshrined in the Preamble of the Indian Constitution?

  1. Head of the state must be elected.
  2. The political sovereignty is vested in the people.
  3. There is absence of any privileged class in public offices.

Select the correct option using the codes given below:

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2, and 3

Q8. Consider the following statements:

  1. Parliament can create a new state out of an existing state against the view of State Legislature.
  2. Any such Bill can be introduced in the Parliament without the prior recommendation of the President.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q9. Which of the following are the federal features of the Indian Constitution?

  1. Flexibility of Constitution
  2. Bicameralism
  3. Supremacy of the Constitution
  4. Integrated judiciary

Select the correct option using the codes given below:

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 3 and 4 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1 and 4 only

Q10. The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 is not applicable in which of the following areas?

  1. Tribal areas of the Schedule-VI states
  2. Arunachal Pradesh
  3. Mizoram
  4. Manipur

Select the correct option using the codes given below:

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 3 and 4 only

(c) 1, 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2, 3, and 4 

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