Indian Polity Practice Question and Answer

Q:

Who presides over the joint sitting of Parliament?

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    Prime Minister
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    President
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    Speaker of Lok Sabha
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    Chief Minister
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Answer : 3. "Speaker of Lok Sabha"
Explanation :

The Speaker of the Lok Sabha presides over the joint sitting of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha. The Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha presides in his absence.

Q:

What are the D.K. Basu guidelines which were laid down by the Supreme Court of India?

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    guidelines related to prevention of sexual harassment at workplace.
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    guidelines related to protection of children from hazardous employment.
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    guidelines related to protection of women from domestic violence.
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    guidelines related to the procedures to be followed by police for arrest, detention and interrogation.
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Answer : 4. "guidelines related to the procedures to be followed by police for arrest, detention and interrogation. "
Explanation :

D.K. given by the Supreme Court of India. The Basu Instructions are instructions regarding procedures to be followed by the police during arrest, detention and interrogation.

Q:

Which of the following not a feature of Representative Democracy? 

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    Representatives chosen through elections.
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    Decision making in the hands of the representatives.
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    Direct participation of people in decision making.
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    Franchise rights to people.
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Answer : 3. "Direct participation of people in decision making. "
Explanation :

Which of the following is a characteristic of representative democracy.        

(1) Election of representative by voting

(2) The process of decision making in the hands of representatives

(3) The public has the right to vote

Q:

The Constitution of India came into effect, when?

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    15 January, 1950
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    26 January, 1950
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    15 August, 1950
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    15 January, 1950
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Answer : 2. "26 January, 1950"
Explanation :

1. The Constituent Assembly passed the Constitution of India on November 26, 1949, but it came into force on January 26, 1950. India came into existence as a Republic on January 26, 1950.

2. The Constituent Assembly was established on December 9, 1946, to frame the Constitution of India. There were a total of 389 members in the Constituent Assembly, out of which 299 members were from the Indian National Congress. The Constituent Assembly drafted the Constitution in 2 years, 11 months and 18 days.

3. The Constitution of India is a written constitution. It is the longest-written constitution in the world. It consists of 395 articles, 8 schedules and 12 schedules. The Constitution sets out the structure, powers and functions of the Government of India. It also ensures the rights and freedoms of the citizens.

Q:

The Constitution of India came into effect from?

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    15 January, 1950
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    26 January, 1950
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    15 August, 1950
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    15 January, 1950
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Answer : 2. "26 January, 1950"
Explanation :

1. The Constituent Assembly passed the Constitution of India on November 26, 1949, but it came into force on January 26, 1950. India came into existence as a Republic on January 26, 1950.

2. The Constituent Assembly was established on December 9, 1946, to frame the Constitution of India. There were a total of 389 members in the Constituent Assembly, out of which 299 members were from the Indian National Congress. The Constituent Assembly drafted the Constitution in 2 years, 11 months and 18 days.

3. The Constitution of India is a written constitution. It is the longest-written constitution in the world. It consists of 395 articles, 8 schedules and 12 schedules. The Constitution sets out the structure, powers and functions of the Government of India. It also ensures the rights and freedoms of the citizens.

Q:

Who among the following was appointed as the Defence Minister in the Interim Government in 1946?

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    Vallabhbhai Patel
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    Asaf Ali
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    Baldev Singh
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    C Rajagopalachari
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Answer : 3. "Baldev Singh"
Explanation :

The Cabinet of the Interim Government of India is composed of the following members-

1. Agriculture and Food: Rajendra Prasad (INC)

2. Commerce: Ibrahim Ismail Chandrigar (ML)

3. Defence: Baldev Singh (INC)

4. Finance: Liaqat Ali Khan (ML)

5. Education and Arts: C Rajagopalachari (INC)

6. Health: Ghazanfar Ali Khan (ML)

7. Labour: Jagjivan Ram (INC)

8. Law: Jogendra Nath Mandal (ML)

9. Railways & Communications, Posts & Air: Abdul Rab Nistar (ML)

10. Work, Mine and Power: CH Bhabha (INC)

11. Commander-in-Chief: Sir Claude Auchinleck

12. Home Affairs, Information and Broadcasting: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (INC)

Q:

The one rupee note bears the signature of the-

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    Finance Minister
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    Prime Minister
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    Governor, RBI
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    Secretary, Ministry of Finance
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Answer : 4. "Secretary, Ministry of Finance"
Explanation :

In the present era, one rupee is the smallest currency in note form. RBI does not issue one rupee note. It is issued by the Government of India. This is the reason why the one rupee note does not have the signature of the RBI Governor. The one rupee note bears the signature of the Finance Secretary.

Q:

The 'NIPUN Bharat Mission' is implemented being by - 

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    Ministry of Education
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    Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
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    Ministry of Labour & Employment
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    Ministry of Science & Technology
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Answer : 1. "Ministry of Education "
Explanation :

1. Nipun Bharat Mission is being implemented by the Ministry of Education.

2. This initiative is being launched as a part of NEP (National Education Policy) 2020.

3. The policy aims to pave the way for transformational reforms in the school and higher education systems in the country. This policy replaced the 34-year-old National Policy on Education (NPE), 1986.

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