Amendments and Basic Structure of the Constitution

1. Which of the Following is not a part of Basic Structure to the Constitution?

The supremacy of the Constitution
Due Process of Law
Effective Access to Justice
Welfare State

2. Which of the following provisions cannot be amended by simple majority in the parliament?

Election to the parliament and state legislatures
Representation of states in Parliament
use of official language
citizenship-acquisition and termination

3. Which of the following statement is not true with regards to amendment procedure of the parliament?

A joint meeting can be held if there is a deadlock over the passage of the constitutional amendment bill
Constitution does not prescribe a time frame for the state legislatures to ratify.
the state legislature can initiate a proposal to request parliament to create or abolish legislative councils
There is no provision for a special body like the constitutional convention.

4. Which amendment was enacted by the parliament in reaction to Supreme Court's judgement on the Golaknath Case?

23rd Amendment Act
24th Amendment Act
25th Amendment Act
26th Amendment Act

5. Which Supreme Court Judgement added the Rule of Law as an element of the Basic Structure of the constitution?

Minerva Mills case
S. R. Bommai case
S P Sampath Kumar Case
L. Chandra Kumar case

6. What is the Significance of Ram Jethmalani Case of 2011?

Democracy and Fair elections were ruled as a part of the Basic Structure of the Constitution
Power of Supreme Court under Article 32 brought under the Basic Structure of the Constitution
It amended Article 21
The importance of the Independence of the Judiciary was reiterated.

7. Which Amendment was invalidated by the Supreme Court in the Indira Gandhi case of 1975?

The 39th Amendment Act
The 36th Amendment Act
The 34th Amendment act
The 42 Amendment Act

8. What was the First Amendment Act of 1951?

Readjusted the scale of representation in the Lok Sabha
Authorized state to nationalize any trade
Right to Property was curtailed
Extended the scope of Article 31

9. For the Amendment of the Directive Principles of State Policy we require-

Simple Majority
Special Majority
Special Majority and Consent of the States
Ordinary Bill

10. Which Part of the Constitution deals with the powers of the Parliament to amend the constitution?

Part IX
Part XX
Part XI
Part IV