Free Constitutional Framework - 04 Practice Test - IAS 

Question 1

Which state enjoys the distinction of being the first linguistic state of India?

A. West Bengal
B. Tamil Nadu
C. Andhra Pradesh
D. Punjab

SOLUTION

Solution : C

 

Question 2

The states were reorganised on linguistic basis in

A. 1947
B. 1951
C. 1956
D. 1966

SOLUTION

Solution : C

 

Question 3

The power to form new states or change the boundaries of existing states rests with

A. The President
B. The Parliament
C. The Election Commission
D. None of the above

SOLUTION

Solution : B

 

Question 4

The two persons who played a vital role in the integration of princely states were:

A. Sardar Patel and Jawahar Lal Nehru
B. Sardar Patel and V.P. Menon
C. Sardar Patel and Rajendra Prasad
D. Sardar Patel and K M Munshi

SOLUTION

Solution : B

 

Question 5

How many types of political units existed in India at the time of independence?

A. Two
B. Three
C. Four
D. Only one

SOLUTION

Solution : A

 

Question 6

The constitution describes the Indian union as

A. India, i.e., Bharat
B. India, i.e., Bharatvarsha
C. India, i.e., Hindustan
D. None of the above.

SOLUTION

Solution : A

 

Question 7

What is the chief source of political power in India?

A. The people
B. The constitution
C. The Parliament
D. The Parliament and state legislatures

SOLUTION

Solution : A

 

Question 8

Which one of the following has been described as the soul of the Indian constitution?

A. The Chapter on Fundamental Rights
B. The Chapter on Directive Principles of State Policy
C. The Preamble
D. The provisions regarding Judicial Review

SOLUTION

Solution : C

 

Question 9

In which case the Supreme Court gave a ruling that the preamble was a part of the constitution?

A. Golak Nath case
B. Berubari case
C. Keshavananda Bharati case
D. All the above cases

SOLUTION

Solution : C

 

Question 10

In which case the Supreme Court held that the preamble was not a part of the constitution?

A. Berubari case
B. Golak Nath case
C. Keshavananda Bharati case
D. None of the above

SOLUTION

Solution : A