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Indian Constitution Questions and Answers

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Constitution of Indian Questions and Answers are given below,

I. Choose the correct answer:

1. Which of the following sequences is right regarding the Preamble?
(a) Republic, democratic, secular, socialist, sovereign
(b) Sovereign, socialist, secular, republic, democratic
(c) Sovereign, republic, secular, socialist, democratic
(d) Sovereign, socialist, secular, democratic, republic

2. How many times have the Preamble to the Constitution of India been amended?
(a) Once  (b) Twice   (c) Thrice   (d) Never

3. The Indian Constitution gives to its citizens …………………
(a) Double Citizenship  (b) Single Citizenship  (c) Single Citizenship in some States and double in others
(d) None of the above

4. A foreigner can acquire Indian citizenship through:
(a) Descent  (b) Registration  (c) Naturalisation  (d) All of the above

5. Find the odd one out.
(a) Right to Equality  (b) Right against Exploitation  (c) Right to Property  (d) Cultural and Educational Rights

6. One of the following is not an instance of an exercise of a fundamental right?
(a) Workers from Karnataka go to Kerala to work on the farms
(b) Christian missions set up a chain of missionary schools
(c) Men and Women government employees got the same salary
(d) Parents property is inherited by their children

7. If the fundamental rights of Indian citizens are violated, they possess the right to have access to …………..
(a) The Parliament  (b) The Attorney General  (c) The President of India (d) The Supreme Court of India

8. Which one of the following rights was described by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar as the heart and soul of the Constitution?
(a) Right to freedom of religion  (b) Right to equality  (c) Right to Constitutional remedies
(d) Right to property

9. How can Fundamental Rights be suspended?
(a) If the Supreme Court so desires      (b) If the Prime Minister orders to this effect
(c) If the President orders it during the national emergency    (d) All of the above

10.  We borrowed the Fundamental Duties from the:
(a) American Constitution  (b) Canadian Constitution  (c) Russian Constitution   (d) Irish Constitution

11. The Directive Principles can be classified into ………………
(а) Liberal and Communist principles    (b) Socialist and Communist principles
(c) Liberal, Gandhian, and Communist principles    (d) Socialist, Gandhian, and Liberal principles

12. Under which Article financial emergency can be proclaimed?
(a) Article 352   (b) Article 356  (c) Article 360  (d) Article 368

13.  The procedure for the amendment of the Indian Constitution is given in …………….
(a) Article 352  (b) Article 356  (c) Article 360  (d) Article 368

14. Which of the following committees/commissions made recommendations about the Centre-State Relations?
1. Sarkaria Commission
2. Rajamannar Committee
3. M.N.Venkatachaliah Commission Select the correct answer from the codes given below
(a) 1,2 and 3
(b) 1 and 2
(c) 1 and 3
(d) 2 and 3

II. Fill in the Blanks.

1. The concept of the constitution first originated in ……………..
2. …………….. was elected as the temporary President of the Constituent Assembly.
3. The Constitution of India was adopted on ……………..
4. ………….. writs are mentioned in Article 32.
5. Fundamental duties have been given to the citizen of India under Article …………..
1. USA
2. Dr. Sachchidananda Sinha
3. 26, November 1949
4. Five
5. 51A

III. Match the Following

1. Citizenship Act – (a) Jawaharlal Nehru

2. The Preamble – (b) 42nd Amendment

3. The mini Constitution – (c) 1955

4. Classical Language  – (d) 1962

5. National Emergency – (e) Tamil

1. (c)
2. (a)
3. (b)
4. (e)
5. (d)

IV. Give Short Answers.

1. What is the Constitution?
The Constitution is the Fundamental law of a country that reflects the fundamental principles on which the government of that country is based.

2. What is meant by citizenship?
Citizenship is the status of a person recognized under the custom or law as being a legal member of a sovereign state or belonging to a nation.

 3. How many types of fundamental rights are listed by the Indian Constitution?

  1. Originally the Constitution provided for seven fundamental rights. At present, there are only six fundamental rights.
  2. Right to Equality, Right to freedom, Right to freedom of Religion, Right against exploitation, cultural and Educational Rights, and Right to Constitutional Remedies.

4. What is a Writ?
A writ is an order or command issued by a Court in writing under its seal.

5. What are the classical languages in India?
Classical languages have an independent tradition that arose mostly on its own. Have a large and rich body of ancient literature. Tamil is the oldest of, all the languages in the world. In 2004, the Government of India has created a new category of languages called ‘Classical languages’ Six languages are granted the classical status Tamil, Sanskrit, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, and Odia.

6. What is a national emergency?
A national emergency is a situation beyond the ordinary. The President declares this emergency if he is satisfied that India’s security is threatened due to war, external aggression or armed rebellion or if there is an imminent danger or threat.

7. List out the three heads of the relations between the Centre and the States.
The Centre-State relations can be studied under three heads.

  1. Legislative Relations: Union list, State list, and Concurrent list.
  2. Administrative Relations: Executive power of the States and Union.
  3. Financial Relations: The Centre and the States are empowered to levy taxes.

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