12 Feb 2022

TNPSC Citizen and Citizenship Questions

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I. Choose the correct answer:

1. Which of the following is not a condition for becoming a citizen of India?
(a) Birth  (b) Acquiring property   (c) Descent   (d) Naturalization

2. ______ of the Constitution of India deals with Citizenship.
(a) Part II   (b) Part II Article 5 – 11   (c) Part II Article 5 – 6   (d) Part I Article 5 – 11

3. Who is called the first citizen of India?
(a) The Prime Minister   (b) The President  (c) The Chief Minister  (d) The Chief Justice of India

II. Fill in the Blanks:

1. _____ of a state enjoy full civil and political rights.

2. Our Indian Constitution provides for only _____ citizenship.

3. An Indian citizen who is residing outside India and holds an Indian passport is called _____

4. All have rights and ____ responsibilities as citizens.

5.  ____  is an idea enabling young people to access and participate in shaping modem society.


  1. Citizens
  2. Single
  3. Non–Resident Indian
  4. Civic
  5. Global citizenship

III. State true or false:

1. The USA has single citizenship.
Correct statement:
The USA has dual citizenship.

2. OCI cardholder has voting rights in India.
Correct statement:
OCI cardholder has no voting rights in India.

3. Citizens of India can enjoy Fundamental Rights guaranteed by our constitution.

4. Nationality can be changed and citizenship can not be changed.
Correct statement:
Nationality cannot be changed and citizenship can be changed

IV. Consider the following statements. Tick (V) the appropriate answer:

1. Indian Citizen of a person can be terminated if
I. a person voluntarily acquires the citizenship of some other country.
II. a person who has become a citizen through registration.
III. the Government of India is satisfied that citizenship was obtained by fraud.
IV. a citizen who is by birth indulges in trade with an enemy country during the war.

(a) I and II are correct.
(b) I and III are correct
(c) I, III, IV are correct.
(d) I, II, III are correct.
(b) I and III are correct

2. Assertion – When Pondicherry becomes a part of India in 1962, the people who lived there became Indian citizens.
Reason – It was done by one of the provisions of the Act of 1955 – by incorporation of Territory.

(a) R is the correct explanation of A
(b) R is not the correct explanation of A
(c) A is wrong but R is correct.
(d) Both A and R are wrong.
(a) R is the correct explanation of A


V. Answer the following in one or two sentences:

1. Name the types of citizens?
There are two types of citizens

  • Natural Citizens
  • Naturalized Citizens

2. What are the Rights that a citizen can enjoy in our country?

  1. Fundamental Rights
  2. Right to vote in the election to the Lok Sabha and the State Legislature
  3. Right to hold certain public offices
  4. Right to become the Member of Parliament and State Legislature.


3. Mention any three qualities of a good citizen.

  1. Loyalty to the Constitution
  2. Obey laws.
  3. Respecting diversity

4. Name the five ways of acquiring citizenship.

  1. By Birth
  2. By Descent
  3. By Registration
  4. By Naturalisation
  5. By incorporation of Territory

5. What do you know about the citizenship Act of 1955?
Indian Citizenship Act of 1955 prescribes the five ways of acquisition of Indian Citizenship. They are by birth, descent, registration, naturalization, and incorporation of territory.

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