UPSC PRELIMS DAILY QUIZ 06.01.2020 | IASBYHEART

  1. Consider the following statements about the historical development of the Indian constitution and choose the options which are correct.

I) Government of India act 1909 had a preamble

II) Parliamentary system began in India with Government of India act 1858 with expanded executive council

III) Governor General of India was real head and crown nominal head.

a) I only

b) II only

c) III only

d) I II and III

 

  1. The fundamental rights of the Indian constitution in Part III deals effectively with six rights. The right to movement in right to freedom has which among the following statements true?

I) The right here is to promote movement inside and outside the country and thus promote national feeling among citizens

II) Reasonable restriction to the right includes protection of interest of scheduled tribes as it is important to safeguard their vocation, properties against exploitation.

a) I only

b) II only

c) Both I and II

d) Neither I nor II

 

  1. Indian Constitution deals with citizenship in  part II of the constitution. Consider the following statements and find which among the following are incorrect.

I) Constitution doesn’t not deal with acquisition or loss of citizenship post its commencement

II) Only parliament has power to legislate regarding citizenship of the country

III) Indian citizenship has not yet been extended by the way of incorporation of foreign territory.

a) I and II only

b) III only

c) I and III only

d) II and III only

 

  1. To ensure secularism in spirit, religious freedom is ensured by the Indian constitution.

I) Article 26 provides rights to establish and maintain institutions for religious purposes

II) Article 27 infers that state shall not spend public money collected by taxation to promote or maintain any particular religion.

a) I only

b) II only

c) Both I and II

d) Neither I nor II

 

  1. Methods to Amend the Indian constitution, is prescribed in the Indian constitution under article 368. Among the statements given below, find statements in agreements with the procedure for amendment given in the constitution.

I) Amendment can be initiated only in the Houses of Parliament

II) Each house can pass the bill separately or in a joint session

III) The bill must be passed only by a special majority

IV) The bill must only be introduced by a minister

a) I,II,III,IV

b) I,III

c) II,IV

d) I,II,III

 

  1. Match the schedules of the constitution and the subjects contained in it.
  1. 4th schedule      A. Languages recognised by the constitution
  2. 10th schedule    B. Anti-defection law
  3. 8th schedule.     C. Allocation of seats in Rajya Sabha
  4. 9th schedule.     D. Land reforms and zamindari abolition laws

 

a) 1-C,2-B,3-A,4-D

b) 1-C,2-D,3-A,4-B

c) 1-B,2-C,3-A,4-D

d) 1-B,2-A,3-C,4-D

 

  1. Which among the following are correct, with respect to the provisions in the  Indian constitution to facilitate education for citizens if the country? 

I) Elementary education is a fundamental right under article 21 A

II) The fundamental duties expects the citizens to facilitate early childhood care and education for children up to  6 years of age

III) The directive principles were amended from the earlier provision regarding education. Now, the DPSP endeavours state to provide opportunities for education of children between six and fourteen years.

a) I and II only

b) III only

c) I only

d) I,II ,III

 

8.The Swaran Singh Committee suggested incorporation of fundamental duties to the constitution and ten such duties were included to it by the 42nd constitutional amendment act. One more was included by the 86th constitutional amendment act.

I) Promote welfare of people by securing social order permeated by justice

II) Protect and improve natural environment

III) Abide by the constitution

IV) Promote cottage industries

V) Uphold and protect the sovereignty

Which of the above statements find place in the fundamental duties enlisted in the constitution?

a) I,II,IV

b) II,III,V

c) III,IV,V

d) I,II,V

 

  1. Fundamental rights are the rights guaranteed by the constitution, and is to be protected by the judiciary. 

I) Article 24 prohibits the employment of children below the age of 14 years

II) Article 23 permits the state to impose compulsory service for public purpose

Choose which among the following statements are correct about the fundamental rights

a) I only

b) II only

c) Both I and II

d) Neither I nor II

 

  1. Indian Constitution has which of the following statements correct.

 I) Constitution defines minority as those numerically lower in religious or linguistic population only

II) Article 30 includes right of minorities to impart education to all children in its own language

a) I only

b) II only

c) Both I and II

d) Neither I nor II

 

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