List of Important GK Questions from Indian Constitution and Polity Set-8

Indian Constitution and Polity
List of Important GK Questions from Indian Constitution and Polity Set-8:
The List of Important General Awareness Questions from Indian Constitution and Polity was given here below. Candidates those who are preparing for SSC CGL Exams can use this.


1).Which of the following statements regarding judiciary in India are correct?
  1. In India, judiciary is not a part of the State
  2. In India, the pattern and designation of subordinate courts in States is not uniform
  3. Munsiff Courts have both civil and criminal jurisdiction
  4. The pattern of subordinate courts in metropolitan areas is the same as that in districts
Select the correct answer form the code given below:
a)    1 and 2   
b)    1 and 3
c)    2 and 3
d)    3 and 4



2).Which of the following statements regarding the advisory jurisdiction of the Supreme Court are correct?
  1. The opinion of the Supreme Court may be sought by the President on any question of law or fact
  2. In case the opinion of the Supreme Court is sought, it is bound to give it
  3. The advice given by the supreme Court is binding on the president since 42nd Amendment
  4. Advisory jurisdiction of the Supreme Court can also be exercised over disputes arising out of references made over preconstitutional treaties
Select the correct answer from the code given below:
a)    1 and 4   
b)    2 and 3
c)    1 and 3  
d)    1, 2, 3 and 4



3).A Judge of the High Court can be removed from office during his tenure by_______.
a)    The Governor, if the  State Legislature passes a resolution this effect by two-thirds majority
b)    The President, on the basis of a resolution passed by Parliament by special majority
c)    The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court on the recommendation of Parliament
d)    The President on the recommendation of the Chief Justice of the concerned High Court



4).Judicial Review in India is based on___________.
a)    Procedure established by law
b)    Due process of law  
c)    Rule of Law  
d)    Precedents and Conventions



5).Which one of the following is NOT included in the State List in the Constitution of India?
a)    Police  
b)    Law and Order
c)    Prisons
d)    Criminal Procedure Code



6).Which of the following are the matters on which the Indian Parliament has the power to modify provisions of the Constitution by a simple majority?
  1. Alteration of names and boundaries of States
  2. Appointment of the additional judges
  3. Abolition of the second chamber of the State Legislature
  4. Administration of Scheduled Areas
Choose correct answer from the code given below:
a)    1, 2 and 3  
b)    1, 2 and 4
c)    1,3 and 4
d)    2,3 and 4



7).Which of the following taxes are levied and collected by the Government of India and assigned to the States?
  1. Taxes on Railway fares and freights
  2. Taxes on the sale and purchase of news papers and on advertisements published therein
  3. Taxes on agricultural income
  4. Taxes on professions, trades, calling and employment
Choose the correct answer  from the code given below:
a)    1 and 2
b)    1 and 4  
c)    2 and 3  
d)    3 and 4



8).What is the procedure required to be followed for the abolition of an existing Legislative Council in a State?
  1. The Rajya Sabha must pass resolution to that effect
  2. The State Legislative Assembly must pass a resolution to that effect by a special majority prescribed in the Constitution
  3. Parliament must enact a law abolishing the legislative Council
  4. The  State Legislative Assembly must pass a resolution by ordinary majority as prescribed in the Constitution
Choose the correct answer from the code given below:
a)    1 and 2  
b)    2 and 3
c)    1 and 3  
d)    1 and 4  



9).Which of the following are envisaged by the Right against exploitation in the Constitution of India?
  1. Prohibition of traffic in human being and forced labour
  2. Protection of the interests of minorities
  3. Prohibition of employment of children in factories and mines
  4. Abolition of untouchability
Choose the correct answer from the code given below:
a)    1 an 2   
b)    1 and 3
c)    1 and 4  
d)    2, 3 and 4



10).The state shall not make any law which takes away or abridges the Fundamental Rights. Which one of the following shall be construed as law for this purpose?
a)    Ordinance 
b)    By-law
c)    Rule
d)    Constitutional Amendments