200 General Knowledge Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams

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General Knowledge Questions and Answers

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General Knowledge

Q :  

Which of the following is not a feature of the Indian Constitution?

(A) Parliamentary form of government

(B) Independence of Judiciary

(C) Presidential form of government

(D) Federal Government

Correct Answer : C
Explanation :

The correct answer is the Unitary System. There are lots of features of the Constitution, like Secular State, Federalism, Parliamentary Government, Fundamental Rights, and many more by the Government of India Act 1935. Fundamental Rights borrowed from the American Constitution.

Q :  

Which article states that the state cannot discriminate against a citizen on the basis of religion, race, sex, etc?

(A) Article 15

(B) Article 18

(C) Article 11

(D) Article 372

Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

Article 15: Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth - Constitution of India.

Q :  

How many types of emergencies are provided in the Indian Constitution?

(A) 3

(B) 4

(C) 6

(D) 2

Correct Answer : A
Explanation :
Three types of emergencies are addressed in the Constitution of India: Nation Emergency, State Emergency, and Financial Emergency.

Q :  

Which of the following language is not in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution?

(A) Sanskrit

(B) Persian

(C) Nepali

(D) Kashmiri

Correct Answer : B
Explanation :
The Eighth Schedule to the Constitution of India lists the official languages of the Republic of India and English is not one of them.

Q :  

At present, the total number of sections in the Indian Constitution is

(A) 356

(B) 395

(C) 404

(D) 448

Correct Answer : D
Explanation :

Originally, there were 22 parts and 395 articles in the Constitution of India. As of 2021, there are 25 parts in the Constitution of India with 448 articles.

Q :  

How many articles and schedules are there in the constitution finally passed by the Constituent Assembly?

(A) 378 Articles, 7 Schedules

(B) 390 Articles, 7 Schedules

(C) 395 Articles, 8 Schedules

(D) 398 Articles, 8 Schedules

Correct Answer : C
Explanation :

The original text of the Constitution contained 395 articles in 22 parts and eight schedules. It came into effect on January 26, 1950, the day that India celebrates each year as the Republic Day. The number of articles has since increased to 448 due to 100 amendments.

Q :  

When was President's rule first implemented?

(A) March 10, 1951

(B) 2 July, 1964

(C) March 18, 1955

(D) 20 July 1959

Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

First President's rule in India. First President Rule in India in Hindi. It was imposed on 10 March 1951.

Q :  

When was the first meeting of the Constituent Assembly held?

(A) December 9, 1946

(B) 26 January 1950

(C) 20 July 1950

(D) 26 January 1950

Correct Answer : A
Explanation :
The first meeting of the Indian Constituent Assembly was held on 9 December 1946. The Constituent Assembly was constituted for formulating or adopting a new Constitution.

Q :  

Article 20 of the Indian Constitution is an important fundamental right as it provides protection in relation to convictions for offenses. What protection is not provided to the persons accused of the offense under Article 20:

(A) X-Post Fact Flame

(B) double threat

(C) Prohibition against self-blame

(D) Right to be produced before a magistrate within 24 hours

Correct Answer : D
Explanation :

This article provides protection against arbitrary and excessive punishment against any accused or convicted person, whether a citizen or a foreigner or a legal person of a company or council.

The right to elementary education has been established under Article 21 by the 86th Constitutional Amendment, 2002.

Q :  

The objective of the welfare state is to:

(A) Ensuring maximum welfare of the maximum number

(B) Managing the welfare of weaker sections

(C) Providing health facilities to all citizens

(D) None of the above

Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

A welfare state is a state that is committed to providing basic economic security for its citizens by protecting them from market risks associated with old age, unemployment, accidents, and sickness.

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