Directive Principles Of State Policies and Fundamental Duties

1. The Directive Principles of State Policy were borrowed from which country?

Ireland
Germany
USA
UK

2. Which of the following resemble the 'Instrument of Instruction' enumerated in the Government of India Act of 1935?

Fundamental Duties
Directive Principles of State Policy
Fundamental Rights
The Preamble of the Constitution

3. What was the relevance of the 86th Amendment Act?

It amended the Fundamental Duties
It changed the provisions of the center-state relationship
It was concerning the Religious Minorities
It changed the Preamble

4. Which of the following was not considered by the Verma Committee?

Prevention of Insults to the National Honour
Wildlife Protection Act of 1972
Unlawful Activities Prevention Act
The Right to Education

5. Which of the following statement is incorrect?

Fundamental Duties is applicable to all the residents of India
Some Fundamental duties are moral, while others are civic
Fundamental Duties codify values already ingrained in the Indian Society
Fundamental Duties are non-justiciable

6. Which of the following is not a criticism to the Directive Principles?

No Legal Force
Conservative
Lost Relevance
Illogically Arranged

7. Which of the following is not a Gandhian Principle under DPSP?

Organizing Village Panchayats
To secure an equitable distribution of resources
To prohibit cow slaughter
To promote the education of the Scheduled Tribe

8. Who suggested that the rights of the individual should be of two kinds- justiciable and non-justiciable?

L M inghvi
K Santharam
Sir B N Rau
B R Ambedkar

9. Which Constitutional Amendment Act added 4 new Directive Principles?

41st Amendment Act
44th Amendment Act
42nd Amendment Act
86th Amendment Act

10. When was the Planning Commission established?

1949
1950
1951
1948

11. Which of the following is true about DPSP?

They have positive connotations.
They are legally enforceable
They promote the welfare of the community
They have political sanctions.

12. Which of the following is not a Fundamental Duty?

To abide by the constitution
To provide childhood care and education to children up to the age of 6
To uphold the Sovereignty of India
To develop Scientific Temper

13. Which of the following was not added by the 42nd Amendment Act under DPSP?

State to minimize equality in pay, status, and opportunities.
To ensure the healthy development of children
To promote free legal aid to poor
To improve the environment

14. What was the Supreme Court Judgement in the Champakam Dorairajan case ?

Fundamental Rights supersede DPSPs, in case of conflict
DPSPs supersede Fundamental Rights in case of conflict
Parliament has the power to abridge Fundamental Rights
Fundamental Rights are sacrosanct

15. The Fundamental Duties were inspired by the constitution of which country?

USA
Ireland
USSR
UK