Salient Features Of the Constitution

1. Fundamental Rights and Directives Principles of State Policy of The Indian Constitution is derived from ________

British & Canada Constitution respectively 
American and Irish Constitution respectively
Germany and Russian Constitution respectively 
Canada & France Constitution respectively

2. Choose the incorrect statement. 

The Parliamentary system is also known as " Westminster " Model of Government.
The Indian Parliament is not a sovereign body like the British Parliament. 
Parliamentary Government is also called as "Presidential Government"
The Indian Parliament has an 'elected head 'while the British state has 'hereditary head'

3. The Fundamental Rights guaranteed by which articles cannot be suspended during the operation of National Emergency? 

Articles 14 & 15
Articles 11 & 12
Articles 20 & 21 
None of these

4. Third - tier (Panchayati Raj and Municipalities) was added in Indian Constitution in which amendment Acts?

42nd and 44th Amendment Act 
73rd and 74th Amendment Act 
96th and 97th Amendment Act 
7th and 8th Amendment Act 

5. The voting age was reduced to 18 years from 21 years in _______

1986
1987
1988
1989

6. Choose the Incorrect option from the following:

Indian Constitution is federal and , it provides for only a single citizenship, that is the Indian Citizenship. 
In USA, citizens enjoys dual citizenship -one conferred by the National Government and another by the State Government. 
Article 51-A consists of Directive Principles of State Policy. 
Fundamental rights can be suspended during the operation of a National Emergency. 

7. Which term was added in the Preamble of the Indian Constitution by 42nd Amendment Act of 1976?

Fraternity
Sovereign
Secular 
Republic 

8. Choose the Correct option -

(I) The Central Government becomes all powerful and states go into total control of Centres during an Emergency. 
(II) Article 360 deals with Financial Emergency.
(III) President's rule is also known as 'State Emergency'. 
(IV) There is transformation of political system from federal to unitary during Emergency in India. 
 Both (I) and (III) are correct 
Both (II) and (IV) are correct 
Both (III) and (IV) are correct
All of the above statements are correct 

9. Which amendment is called as the ' Mini- Constitution ' of India? 

42nd Constitutional Amendment Act 1976
44th Constitutional Amendment Act 1978
91st Constitutional Amendment Act  2003
99th Constitutional Amendment Act  2014

10. Which statement best explains the concept of Judicial Review provided in India's Constitution? 

Procedure established by Law 
Due process of Law 
No Judicial review system in India 
None of these

11. Which is correct regarding  Fundamental Rights of the Indian  Constitution ? 

They are Non-justiciable Rights 
They cannot be enforced through the courts 
They ensure Political Democracy 
They are not binding on the Government. 

12. Parliamentary government, Rule of Law, Single Citizenship, Bicameralism were the features borrowed from Which Country's Constitution in India ? 

US Constitution
Australian Constitution
British Constitution
Soviet Constitution (USSR, now Russia) 

13. Division of powers between the Union List and the states in terms of Union List, State list and Concurrent list is mentioned in which schedule of the Indian Constitution?

5th Schedule
6th Schedule
7th Schedule
8th Schedule

14. Reservation of seats for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in the house of the People is mentioned in which article of the Constitution? 

Article 324
Article 330
Article 356
Article 368

15. Annual Financial Statements (Budget) is destined in which article of the Indian Constitution? 

Article 74
Article 78
Article 110
Article 112