1. Indian constitution has borrowed provisions from a number of sources. in this light which among the following was not taken from the Government of India act 1935?

a) Judiciary

b) Emergency powers

c) Cabinet government

d) Federal scheme


2. The constituent assembly was formed under the cabinet mission plan in 1946. Which of the following is not correct about the features of the scheme?

a) Seats were allocated to provinces and princely states in proportion to their population

b) Seats to provinces were to be divided between Muslims and general in proportion to their population

c) Representatives of princely states were to be nominated by heads of princely states

d) Assembly included all important personalities of India except Mahatma Gandhi


3. The Indian constitution provides a federal system of government in spirit with two tiers of government. which among the following are the features of  a federal government? 

  1. Written constitution
  2. Flexible constitution
  3. Unicameralism
  4. Independent judiciary
  5. Single constitution

a) 1,5 & 2 only

b) 2,3 & 4 only

c) 1 & 4 only

d) All the above


4. The constitution of India, has great influence of the events that happened in our colonial times. With regards to it, which of the following is correct ? The charter act of 1833 provided for which of the below?

  1. Governors of Bombay and Madras were deprived of their legislative powers
  2. It introduced local representation in the Indian legislative council for the first time.

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2


5. Among the administrative steps taken by the British in India, which of the following is correct?

  1. The Government of India act 1858 was announced in pursuance of the policy of association
  2. Government of India act 1858, abolished the system of double government
  3. The viceroy according to the act was the representative of the British parliament in India

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 3 only

d )2 only


6. The Simon commission 1927 was boycotted by all major parties as it had no Indians included. Consider the following statements and choose what is correct stated about the Simon commission.

  1. The commission was set up to report the condition of India under the new constitution
  2. It recommended to continue with communal electorate and dyarchy
  3. It supported extension of responsible government to the provinces

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) 1,2, and 3


7. Indian constitution though was prepared within a short time, the struggle to form a constituent assembly under a colonial government is no less. About the formation of the constituent assembly which of the following is incorrect?

  1. The demand for the constituent assembly was first accepted in principle in the Cabinet Mission
  2. It rejected the idea of two constituent assembly

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2


8. Which of the following provisions of the constitution came into force in 1949 itself?

  1. Election
  2. Citizenship
  3. Transitional provisions
  4. Official language

a) 1,2,3 only

b) 2,3,4 only

c) 1,3,4 only

d) 2,1,4 only


9. Fundamental rights enshrined in the constitution seek to protect the citizens from the authority, from fellow citizens and from Themselves,. But there are certain limitations placed on these rights. Consider the following statements and find these limitations.

  1. They are not absolute but subject to reasonable restrictions
  2. They can’t be curtailed or repealed by the parliament
  3. They can be suspended during the operation of a national emergency

a) 1,2 only

b) 2,3 only

c) 3 only

d) 1,3 only


  1. Match the following provisions of the constitution with the respective portion of which they form

PART.              SUBJECT

1.IV.                     A. elections

2.VIII.                   B. Scheduled and tribal areas

3.X.                      C. Union territories

4.XV.                    D. Directive principles of state policy

a) 1-a,2-c,3-b,4-d

b) 1-d,2-c,3-b,4-a

c) 1-c,2-a,3-b,4-d

d) 1-d,2-b,3-c,4-a


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