Indian Polity MCQs Set 1


[1] With reference to the finance commission of India, which of the following statements is correct?

[A] It encourages the inflow of foreign capital for infrastructure development.

[B] It facilities the proper distributor of finances among the public section undertakings.

[C] It ensures transparency in financial administration.

[D] None of the statements [a], [b] and [c] given above is correct in his context.



[2] The Prime Minister of India, at the time of his/her appointment:

[A] need not necessarily be a member of one of the Houses of the Parliament but must become a member of one of the Houses within six months.

[B] need not necessarily be a member of one of the Houses of the Parliament but must become a member of the Lok Sabha within six months.

[C] must be a member of one of the Houses of the Parliament.

[D] must be a member of the Lok Sabha.



[3] With reference to the Delimitation Commission, consider the following statements:

[1] The orders of the Delimitation Commission cannot be challenged in a Court of Law.

[2] When the orders of the Delimitation Commission are laid before the Lok Sabha or State Legislative Assembly, they cannot effect any modifications in the orders.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] Only 1

[B] Only 2

[C] Both 1 & 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2



[4] The National Green Tribunal Act, 2010 was enacted in consonance with which of the following provisions of the Constitution of India?

[1] Right to healthy environment, construed as a part of Right to life under Article 21

[2] Provision of grants for raising the level of administration in the Scheduled Areas for the welfare of Scheduled Tribes under Article 275[1]

[3] Powers and functions of Gram Sabha as mentioned under Article 243[A]

Select the correct answer:

[A] 1 Only

[B] 2 & 3 Only

[C] 1 & 3 only

[D] 1, 2 & 3



[5] Under the scheduled tribes and other traditional forest Dwellers [recognition of forest rights] act, 2006, who shall be the authority to initiate the process for determining the nature and extent of individual or community forest rights or both?

[A] State forest department

[B] District collector / Deputy Commissioner

[C] Tahsildar / Block development officer/mandal remove officer

[D] Gram Sabha



[6] Who among the following constitute the National Development Council?

[1] The prime minister

[2] The chairman, finance commission

[3] Ministers of the union cabinet

[4] Chief Ministers of the state

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

[A] 1, 2 and 3 only

[B] 1, 3 and 4 only

[C] 2 and 4 only

[D] 1, 2, 3, and 4



[7] Consider the following statements:

[1] The President shall make rules for the more convenient transaction of the business of the Government of India, and for the allocation among Ministers of the said business.

[2] All executive actions of the Government of India shall be expressed to be taken in the name of the Prime Minister.

Which of the statements given above is / are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2



[8] Which one of the following is responsible for the preparation and presentation of Union Budget to the Parliament?

[A] Department of Revenue

[B] Department of Economic Affairs

[C] Department of Financial Services

[D] Department of Expenditure



[9] Which one among the following is not a Fundamental Duty of the Indian Citizen?

[A] To defend the country

[B] To pay taxes regularly

[C] To provide opportunities for education to child or ward between the age of six and fourteen years.

[D] None of the above options is correct



[10] Whether a voter registered in Mumbai can contest elections for a Lok Sabha Constituency in Assam?

[1] He can’t contest the elections.

[2] He can contest the elections only if he was born in that constituency in Assam.

[3] He can contest those elections only after residing in Assam continuously for at least five years.

Answer options:

[A] [1] is the correct answer

[B] [2] is the correct answer

[C] [3] is the correct answer

[D] None of the above is the correct answer




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