1.  Which among the following are correct about the provisions of the Government of India Act, 1858?

a

  It ended the system of double government by abolishing the Board of Control and Court of Directors

b

  It also provided for the establishment of new legislative councils for Bengal

c

  It reconstituted the Council of the Governor-General

d

  The number of additional member in the Provincial Legislative Councils was also increased

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
Explanation :

2.  Which among the following Act marked a second milestone towards a completely responsible government in India?

a

  1909 Act

b

  1935 Act

c

  1858 Act

d

  1919 Act

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option B
Explanation :

3.  Which among the following are true about Cabinet Mission Plan Proposal?

a

  Rejection of Pakistan

b

  It ended the British rule in India

c

  Expansion of Viceroy’s executive council

d

  The Princely states could not be persuaded to accede to the federation

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
Explanation :

4.  Which among the following proposal is made under August Offer?

a

  Expansion of Viceroy’s executive council

b

  It abolished the Council of India, established by the Government of India Act of 1858.

c

  One important development during the period was the evolution of the office of the Speaker

d

  It enlarged the deliberative functions of the legislative councils at both the levels

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
Explanation :

5.  Who among the following gave the idea of a Constituent Assembly for India in the year 1934?

a

  M.N.Roy

b

  B.R.Ambedkar

c

  Jawaharlal Nehru

d

  H.C. Mukherjee

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
Explanation :

6.  Who among the following members were present in the drafting Committee of the Constitution of India?

a

  N Gopalaswamy Ayyangar

b

  B. Kripalani

c

  H.C. Mukherjee

d

  Sardar Patel

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
Explanation :

7.  Which among the following amendment has added Right to Education as a fundamental duty of every parent to send their children to School 0-6 years of age?

a

  94th Amendment act

b

  73rd Amendment act

c

  86th Amendment Act

d

  97th Amendment Act

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option C
Explanation :

8.  The objective of this Amendment is to encourage economic activities of cooperatives which in turn help progress of rural India. The amendment referred to is

a

  73rd Amendment Act

b

  86th Amendment Act

c

  97th Amendment Act

d

  94th Amendment Act

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option C
Explanation :

9.  In which year was the Keshavananda Bharati Case implemented in the basic structure of the Constitution?

a

  1973

b

  1976

c

  1978

d

  1980

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
Explanation :

10.  Who among the following stood for total revolution in the country?

a

  Jai Prakash Narayan

b

  Jyotiva Phule

c

  Anne Besant

d

  Mahatma Gandhi

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
Explanation :

11.  Which of the following is true about statutory bodies?

a

  Statutory bodies are set up by statutes which Parliament and State Legislatures can pass

b

  Statutory bodies are set up by statutes of the constitution

c

  Statutory bodies are set up by statutes which Parliament and State Legislatures cannot pass

d

  Statutory bodies must exist even if Parliament is unhappy with.

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
Explanation :

12.  The University Grants Commission (UGC) of India is a

a

  Constitutional Body

b

  Quasi-Statutory Body

c

  Neither statutory nor Constitutional

d

  Statutory body set up by the Union government in1956

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option D
Explanation :

13.  Securities and Exchange Board of India is a

a

  Quasi Judicial body

b

  Regulatory body

c

  Advisory body

d

  Constitutional body

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option B
Explanation :

14.  The Election Commission of India has a

a

  Quasi Judicial Power

b

  Advisory power

c

  Constitutional power

d

  Regulatory power

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
Explanation :

15.  The quasi judicial power of the Central Information Commission means

a

  The Commission can order inquiry into any matter if there are reasonable grounds (suomoto power).

b

  The Commission does not have the power to secure compliance of its decisions from the public authority.

c

  The Commission does not submit an annual report to the Central Government on the implementation of the provisions of this Act.

d

  Is a high-powered independent body which inter alialooks into the complaints made to it and decides not to appeal

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
Explanation :

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