Indian polity and constitution

Indian Polity and
Indian National
History and Culture
of India
  • In which article of the Indian

Constitution is the provision of Election Commission men­tioned ?   —Article 324

  • Age of voting was reduced from 21 years to 18 years by which Constitutional Amendment Act ?

—61st Constitutional Amendment


  • Which Article of the Indian Constitution was amended to reduce the voting age from 21 years to 18 years in India ?

—Article 326

  • Who can be appointed as the Chairperson of National Human Rights Council ?

—A retired Chief Justice of India

  • The Chairperson of the Central Vigilance Commission is appoin­ted by the President of India on the recommendation of a Com­mittee comprising the Prime Minister as its head, Union Home Minister and

—Leader of the opposition in the Lok Sabha

in Who was the Chairman of Advisory Committee of Funda­mental Rights and Minorities constituted by the Constituent Assembly

—Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

  • Which committee recommended for three tier Panchayati Raj system in India ?

—Balwant Rai Mehta Committee

  • The ideals of liberty, equality and fraternity in the Preamble of the Indian Constitution have been taken from the

—French Constitution

  • A person can remain a member of the Council of Ministers with­out being a member of the Parliament for*”

—Six months

★ Which Article of the Indian Con­stitution deals with the original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court ?

—Article 131

  • Who is known as the ‘Bismark of India’ ?

—Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

  • In 1939 Subhash Chandra Bose was elected as President of the Indian National Congress beat­ing

—Pattabhai Sitharamayya

  • Which commission was called the White Men Commission ?

—Simon Commission

  • Where did the Congress launch the Quit India Movement on August 8,1942 ?


  • Shaheed Bhagat Singh and B.K. Dutt threw bombs in the Central Assembly Hall, New Delhi on April 8,1929 in protest of the

—Public Safety Bill

  • Shankaran Nair resigned from the Viceroy’s Executive Council in protest of

—Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

  • ‘Servants of India Society’ was founded in 1905 A.D. by

—Gopal Krishna Gokhale

  • Who addressed Mahatma Gandhi as Rashtra Pita (Father of Nation) for the first time ?

—Subhash Chandra Bose

  • Who was the writer of the book, “The History of Congress” ?

—Pattabhi Sittaramayya

  • The Raksha Bandhan Day was observed on October 16, 1905 to protest the British government’s decision of

—Partition of Bengal

  • In Mauryan administration, the head of treasury was called


  • According to Megasthenes the

administration of Pataliputra was in the hands of a commission consisting of —30 members

  • The excavations at Chanhudaro were directed by

—J. H. Mackay

  • The Smritis of Yajnavalkya, Narada and Katyayana were written during the —Gupta age
  • Who was the author of the book ‘Mrichchkatika’ ?


  • Which great social reformer wrote the books, Karma Yoga, Raja Yoga and Jnyana Yoga ?

—Swami Vivekanand

  • Al-Beruni, Firdausi and Utbi were the great literary figures of the court of

—Mahmud Ghaznavi

  • Mughal ruler Babur’s auto­biography called ‘Tuzuk-i- Baburi’ was originally written in

’’               —Turkish language

  • Who was the first Governor General of the British East India Company ?

—Warren Hastings

  • ‘Ashtrapradhan’ was a council of ministers in the

—Maratha administration

  • Economic Survey in India is published by

—Union Ministry of Finance

  • After deducting grants for the creation of capital assets from revenue deficit, we arrive at

—Effective revenue defici;

Science &Technology
  • Index ‘Residex’ is associated

with                         —Land Prices

  • National Institute of Entre­preneurship and Small Business Development is situated at


  • What is India’s rank in the Global Corruption Perceptions Index-2015 ?

—76th place

  • Equilibrium price in the market is determined by the

—Equality between marginal cost and marginal revenue

  • Internal economies arise when

—There is expansion in an industry

  • Gross National Product (GNP) without Depreciation Allowance is called

—Net National Product

  • Union Budget 2016-17 raised Service Tax rate to 15% by imposing 0-5 per cent

—Krishi Kalayan Cess

  • The headquarters of SIDBI is located in



(India and the World)

  • Lagoon is a stretch of water

—Partly or fully separated from the main sea

  • The length of 1° latitude on the ground is equal to

—111 km

  • The Western side of Equatorial Pacific Ocean shows high tem­perature due to

—South equatorial current

  • Narmada Valley is an example of

—Rift Valley

  • Sunderban Delta is formed by the rivers

—Ganga and Brahmaputra

  • 10° channel is located between —Little Andman and Car Nicobar
  • Pulicat lake is located in

—Tamil Nadu

  • The longest continental Railway system in the world is

—Trans Siberian Railway


  • Banihal Pass connects Srinagar with


  • Sandstone, Limestone and Shale are examples of

—Sedimentary rock

  • Animal protein is called first class protein because it is

—Rich in essential amino acids

  • Outside the nucleus DNA is found in


  • The least penetrating power ray

is                                         —a-ray

  • The maximum fixation of solar energy is done by

—Green plants

  • Where is the image of an object formed in human eye ?


  • Which explosive material is called ‘Nobel oil’ ?


  • In human body, vitamin A is stored in the


  • Cetane number is used as a quality parameter mainly for


  • The number of colours contained in the sunlight is


  • Celcius and Fahrenheit thermo­

meters would show same read­ings at                     40°

  • Which type of agriculture is suitable for high land area of equatorial region ?

—Plantation agriculture

  • The UP council of Agricultural Research is located at


  • The inflorescence of sugarcane is


  • What is the inflorescence of the wheat crop ?



  • Pitambari (RYSK-05-02) is a variety of


  • Central Soil and Material Research Centre is located in

—New Delhi

  • Fruits’ cultivation is also known

as                                —Pomology

  • The most suitable fertilizer for foliar application to crops is


  • Powder mildew disease is asso­ciated with


  • Where is the headquarters of the United Nations Food and Agri­culture Organisation located ?

—Rome (Italy)

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