Indian Polity GK Questions for Competitive Exams

Indian Polity GK Questions for Competitive Exams

Indian Polity GK Questions is a fascinating subject that covers the political system, governance, and constitutional framework of India. It encompasses the functioning of the executive, legislative, and judiciary branches of the government, as well as the roles and responsibilities of elected representatives and the fundamental rights and duties of citizens. In this article, we will explore some Indian polity GK Questions that can help you test your knowledge and deepen your understanding of this vital subject.

Indian Polity GK Questions

Here you can get the latest and most important questions and answers related to central and state government, constitution, rights and duties etc for upcoming competitive exams in this Indian Polity GK Questions article. You can improve your Indian Polity knowledge to read this article.

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Indian Polity GK Questions for Competitive Exams

  Q :  

According to the Constitution of India, the vacancy in the office of the President of India shall be filled within the period of …………….

(A) 1 month

(B) 6 months

(C) 3 months

(D) 1 year

Correct Answer : B

Q :  

In which part of the Constitution of India the promotion of international peace and security has been described?

(A) Fundamental rights

(B) Preamble

(C) Directive Principles of State Policy

(D) None of these

Correct Answer : C

Q :  

According to the Indian Constitution, under what circumstances the freedom of expression is taken away from the citizens?

(A) Imprisonment

(B) Veto

(C) Coup

(D) Censorship

Correct Answer : D

Q :  

Which Act prohibited discrimination on grounds of race, religion and national origin?

(A) Civil Act

(B) Rights Act

(C) Civil Rights Act

(D) None of these

Correct Answer : A

Q :  

Which part of the Indian Constitution's fundamental rights are discussed in?

(A) Part I

(B) Part II

(C) Part III

(D) Part IV

Correct Answer : C

Q :  

In which of the following is a writ that is issued to Courts, Corporations, Government servants or individuals directing them to perform a public duty?

(A) writ of writ

(B) writ of writ

(C) Mandamus writ

(D) Prohibition writ

Correct Answer : C
Explanation :

Mandamus is the writ issued by the court to officials who are either failing or refusing to perform their official duties. 

According to Articles 32 and 226 of the Indian Constitution, the High Court and the Supreme Court have the right to issue writs in case of violation of the Fundamental Rights of any citizen by the state. 

There are five types of writs in the Indian Constitution – Habeas Corpus. Certiorari. Quo-Warranto. Mandamus. Prohibition. 

Habeas Corpus: The writ is issued to produce a person who has been detained whether in prison or in private custody, before a court and to release him if such detention is found illegal. 

Mandamus: This writ of command is issued by the supreme or high court when any government, court, corporation, or any public authority has to do a public duty but fails to do so. 

Prohibition: it is popularly known as ' Stay Order'.Quo-Warranto: It is a writ issued with a view to restraining a person from holding a public office to which he is not entitled. 

Certiorari: The writ of certiorari can be issued by the supreme or high court for quashing the order already passed by an inferior court, tribunal, or quasi-judicial authority. 

Quo-Warranto: The writ of quo-warranto can be issued by the supreme or high court for asking by what authority or warrant. It is issued by the court to enquire into the legality of a claim of a person to a public office.

Q :  

Which of the following authorities is/are competent to issue writs regarding the enforcement of fundamental rights?

(A) President

(B) Supreme Court

(C) Supreme Court and High Court

(D) Parliament

Correct Answer : C
Explanation :

The Constitution empowers the Supreme Court and High Court with the duty to safeguard the Fundamental Rights of the citizens. The Supreme Court under Article 32 and the High Court under Article 226 of the Constitution can issue Writs for the protection of Fundamental Rights.

Q :  

Which of the following is not included in the Fundamental Rights of the Indian Constitution?

(A) Right to freedom of speech

(B) Right to equality before law

(C) Right to Constitutional Remedies

(D) Right to equal pay for equal work

Correct Answer : D

Q :  

In which article of the Indian Constitution abolishes untouchability and prohibits its practice in any form?

(A) Article 16

(B) Article 17

(C) Article 18

(D) Article 15

Correct Answer : B

Q :  

Which of the following cases in, the Supreme Court held that fundamental rights cannot be amended?

(A) AK Gopalan case

(B) Case of Kesavananda Bharti

(C) M.C. Mehta's case

(D) Case of Golak Nath

Correct Answer : D

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