1. The source of authority of the Indian constitution is
A) The Government B) The Supreme Court C) The People of India D) The President
2. The credit of developing the preamble of constitution goes to
A) Mahatma Gandhi B) Pandit Nehru C) B.R.Ambedkar D) Sardar Patel
3. The date of commencement of Indian constitution is
A) 26th Nov 1949 B) 26th Nov 1945 C) 15th Aug 1947 D) 26th Jan 1950
4. Universal adult franchise shows that India is a country which is
A) Secular B) Socialist C) Democratic D) Sovereign
5. Who was the chairman of drafting committee of the Constituent Assembly?
A) Jawaharlal Nehru B) Sardar Patel
C) Dr.Babu rajendra Prasad D) Dr.B.R.Ambedkar
6. For how many years, months and days did the constituent assembly work on the framing the constitution
A) 2 years 11 months 18 days B) 4 years 12 months 20 days
C) 3 years 3 months 29 days D) 5 years 5 months 10 days
7. The preamble of the constitution reads as follows
A) We the members of Parliament B) We the people of India
C) We the members of cabinet D) We the members of Association
8. Which of the following words were added to the preamble of the Indian constitution by the 42nd amendment?
A) Secular B) Socialist C) Integrity D) All of these
9. The constitution of India is
A) rigid B) flexible
C) partly rigid and partly flexible D) very rigid
10. Our constitution grants to the citizens __________ fundamental rights
A) Six B) Five C) Ten D) Seven
11. The fundamental rights are enshrined in
A) Chapter – I B) Chapter – II C) Chapter- III D) Chapter-IV
12. Which of the below rights is deleted from the list of fundamental rights
A) Right to equality B) Right to freedom
C) Right to life & Liberty D) Right to property
13. Directive principles of state policies are
A) Social rights B) Political rights C) Constitutional rights D) Legal rights
14. Which part of the constitution aims at establishing a welfare state in the country
A) Preamble B) Fundamental rights
C) Fundamental duties D) Directive principles of state policy
15. Upto what age Children are required to be provided compulsory education under directive principles?
A) 18 years B) 15 years C) 14 years D) 16 years
16. Fundamental duties are discussed in
A) Part III B) Part IV C) Part III(A) D) Part IV(A)
17. Who acts as the channel of communication between the president and council of ministers?
A) Prime Minister B) Deputy Prime Minister
C) Speaker of LS D) Senior most minister
18. The ground for impeachment of president is
A) Violation of the constitution B) Misbehaviour with foreign dignitaries
C) Unable to discharge duty due to ill health D) None of these
19. How is the president removed from the office?
A) No confidence motion B) order of the chief justice of India
C) Order of the chief advocate general of India D) Impeachment motion
20. Number of MPs from Karnataka is
A) 24 B) 26 C) 28 D) 29
21. Who is supposed to take oath of the newly elected president?
A) Prime Minister B) Chairman of Rajyasabha
C) Outgoing President D) Chief justice of India
22. Who will preside over the joint session of both houses of parliament?
A) President B) Prime Minister C) Speaker D) None of these
23. What is the system used to elect the President of India?
A) Direct election B) Proportional representation
C) Secret ballot D) Preferential system
24. Who appoints the chief election commissioner?
A) Prime Minister B) President C) Parliament D) AICTE
25. The council minister and prime minister should not exceed the total strength of the parliament
A) 5% B) 10% C) 12% D) 15%
26. What is the system of legislature in the state of Karnataka?
A) Bicameral B) Unicameral C) Cameral D) None
27. Who appoints the Vice-chancellors of the state universities?
A) The Prime minister B) The judge of High Court
C) The Governor D) The Chief Minister
28. An ordinance issued by Governor is subject to approval by
A) The President B) The state council of ministers
C) The state legislature D) None of these
29. How many members retire in legislative council for every two years?
A) ¼ B) 1/3 C) 1/5 D) 1/6
30. The president can proclaim emergency on the grounds of
A) War B) Armed rebellion C) External aggression D) All of these
31. Article 352 of the constitution deals with
A) State emergency B) National emergency C) Financial emergency D) None of these
32. The President can proclaim national emergency only on written advoice of
A) The Prime Minister B) The Union cabinet
C) The Chief justice of India D) The speaker of Loksabha
33. In India, the citizens have been given the right to vote on the basis of
A) age B) education
C) property qualification D) duration of stay in country
34. Promotion of SCs and STs was added to the constitution by
A) 64th amendment B) 77th amendment
C) 21st amendment D) 14th amendment
35. Minority may be
A) Regional or national B) Linguistic or religious
C) National or racial D) Racial or regional
36. According to the marriage act of 1954, the age is fixed at ____ years for men and ____ years for women
A) 21 and 18 B) 24 and 30 C) 21 and 20 D) 22 and 18
37. Breakdown of constitutional machinery in a state is popularly known as
A) National emergency B) President’s rule
C) Financial emergency D) All of these
38. Which was the lengthiest amendment to the constitution?
A) 46th B) 44th C) 42nd D) 24th
39. Abolition of untouchability under article
A) 17 B) 19 C) 21 D) 32
40. Governor addresses his resignation to
A) The Prime Minister B) The President C) Vice President D) Chief Minister
41. The greatest impediment to responsibility is
A) Rampant corruption B) Interference by politicians
C) Self interest D) Interference by higher officials
42.Conflict of interest may be
A) Actual B) Imaginary C) Produced D) True
43. Intentionally causing harm is related to
A) Legal responsibility B) Moral responsibility C) Both (a) and (b) D) None of these
44. Which of the following is not the concepts of responsibility?
A) Minimalist B) Utilitarianism C) Reasonable care D) Good works
45. This is not dishonesty in engineering
A) Trimming B) Intentionally C) Negligently D) Blending
46. Intellectual property is protected by
A) Patents, trade marks and copy rights B) Company documentation
C) Storage in computers D) Scrutiny personal
47. An Author retains copyright of his book for
A) 25 years B) 50 years C) 60 years D) 100 years
48. Which of the following is not preserved as an intellectual property?
A) Government regulations B) Copy rights C) Patents D) Trade secrets
49. Risk estimation can be done using
A) Cooking B) Trimming C) Event tree D) Both (A) and (B)
50.Risk of harm equal to probability of producing benefit is
A) Inevitable risk B) Acceptable risk C) Risk which cannot be avoided D) None of these