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1.Part VI of our constitution is applicable to all the states except __________?

(A)Arunanchal Pradesh (B)Jammu & Kashmir (C)Sikkim 2.A Governor of a state can be dismissed from his office by __________? (A)State Legislative Assembly (B)Parliament (C)President 3.Are there any grounds laid down by the Constitution for the removal of the Governor? (A)Yes (B)No (C)In some situations 4.Who can appoint and remove the members of the State Public Service Commission? (A)Governor can appoint and remove (B)Governor can appoint and President can remove (C)Governor can appoint and parliament can remove 5.Which among the following sentences is true about " power in a state" of India? (A)The Governor is the head of executive power of a state and 'real executive authority ' is vested in the Governor (B)The Governor is the head of executive power of a state but 'real executive authority' is vested in the Council of Ministers (C)The Chief Minister is the head of executive power of a state but 'real executive authority' is vested in the Governor 6.Which among the following is not true about State Legislative Council in India? (A)The Council is a continuing House & one-third of the members retire in two years. (B)Members of local bodies elect one-third of the total number of members of the legislative council (C)If a state legislative council is to be created or abolished , a resolution to that effect is to be first passed by the State legislature by a two-third majority 7.A three tier Panchayat is envisaged for states having population above __________? (A)15 Lakh (B)20 Lakh (C)25 Lakh 8.Delhi was called national Capital Territory by which amendment Act ? (A)63rd (B)69th (C)74th 9.To be appointed as a judge of Supreme Court a person should have been an advocate of a High Court for at least _________Yrs? (A)10 (B)15 (C)12

10.The Supreme Court of India consists of the Chief Justice of India and not more than __________other judges? (A)20 (B)25 (C)30 Note: The parliament of India has power to make laws, organizing jurisdiction and powers of supreme court. The number of judges can be increased or decreased by the parliament. There was a Provision in our constitution originally that there will be a CJ and 7 other judges. This number was raised to 10 in 1956, 13 in 1960, 17 in 1977, 25 in 1985. The Union cabinet on February 21, 2008 approved a proposal to increase the number of judges in the supreme court from 26 (25+1) to 31 (30+1) . However the bill to amend Supreme Court Act 1956 is yet to be introduced in the parliament. So as of today 25 is the right choice. 11.Jurisdiction of Lakshadweep comes under __________? (A)Tamil Nadu High Court (B)Kerala High Court (C)Kolkata High Court 12.Andaman and Nicobar being a Union Territory does not have a High Court of its own. Andaman and Nicobar islands judiciary falls under the supervision of the ____________? (A)A circuit bench of the Bombay High Court at Port Blair (B)A circuit bench of the Madras High Court at Port Blair (C)A circuit bench of the Kolkata High Court at Port Blair 13.Which amendment made a declaration of Emergency immune from Judicial Review? (A)42nd (B)44th (C)46th 14.Which among the following is true about duration of an Emergency under Article 356 and 352? (A)maximum duration under Article 356 can be of three years while under Article 352 it may continue indefinitely (B)maximum duration under Article 352 can be of three years while under Article 356 it may continue indefinitely (C)maximum duration under Article 356 as well as Article 352 , is three years Notes: Article 352: Prior to 44th Amendment Bill 1978, a proclamation of emergency under article 352 could remain in force in the first instance for 2 months. However once approved by the parliament the emergency could remain in force indefinitely. Now, the 44th amendment has cut this power of the executive down. After the 44th amendment, a proclamation of emergency may remain in force in the first instance for one month. Such Proclamation, if approved by the parliament shall remain in force for a period of 6 months (unless revoked earlier) . For further continuance approval would be required from the parliament for every 6 months. So on approval of the parliament and not on the discretion of the executive the emergency may continue for a longer time. Article 356: Proclamation of emergency under article 356 may will remain in operation for 6 months at a time but in not any case this proclamation will remain in force for more than 3 years.

15.Which among the Indian Engineering Service, Indian Forest Service, Indian Economic Service, Indian Statistical Service , Indian Medical Service & Indian Defence Service does not come under all-India Services? (A)Indian Medical Service (B)Indian Defence Service (C)Indian Statistical Service 16.If a High Court judgment is issued in a state's official language , a translation in ___________must also be made available ? (A)Hindi (B)English (C)None 17.Under article 368 the Indian Constitution provides ___________methods of Amendment of different portions of the constitution? (A)two (B)three (C)four 18.How many members can the President nominate to Rajya Sabha & Lok Sabha respectively ? (A)10, 3 (B)12, 2 (C)10, 2 19.Which among the following is true regarding the resignation of the speaker and deputy speaker ? (A)The Speaker may resign by writing to Deputy Speaker but Deputy Speaker may not resign by writing to Speaker (B)The Deputy Speaker may resign by writing to Speaker but Speaker may not resign by writing to Deputy Speaker (C)The Deputy Speaker and Speaker may resign by writing to each other 20.Which among the following is true regarding a power to vote money for public expenditure? (A)Both Lok Sabha & Rajya Sabha have power to vote money for public expenditure (B)Rajya Sabha only has power to vote money for public expenditure (C)Lok Sabha only power to vote money for public expenditure 1."Gandhi may die, but Gandhism will remain forever" In which session of Indian National Congress Gandhi ji said this? (A)Ramgarh 1940 (B)Karachi 1931 (C)Lucknow 1916 2.Lucknow pact was signed between Indian National Congress and _____________ in 1916? (A)Muslim League (B)Lord Irwin (C)Ghadar party 3.By which act Public service commission in India was established for the first time? (A)Govt. of India Act 1935 (B)Govt. of India Act 1919 (C)Indian Councils Act 1935

4.Which among the following is a feature of "Directive principles of state policy" ? (A)Socialistic (B)Non-justifiable (C)democratic 5. In case of a conflict between directive principles and fundamental rights, which shall prevail? (A)fundamental rights (B)directive principles (C)supreme court will decide 6. In case a dispute arises regarding the election of President of India, it is referred to the _____? (A)Chief Election Commissioner (B) Supreme Court (C)Attorney General 7.Any member of the public or group of people may approach the court , on behalf of the aggrieved persons for protection of his fundamental rights. This is called ________? (A)Doctrine of public interest litigation (B) Doctrine of Severability (C) Doctrine of Real effect 8.A boy of 12 years is employed in a factory with a hazardous job. Which among the following is violated in this case? (A)Right to Equality (B)Right Against Exploitation (C)Right to Freedom 9.Which among the following statements is wrong regarding the powers of Governor of a state in India? (A)Governor has right to appoint Chief minister in that particular state (B)Governor has right to appoint judges in the High Court of that state (C)Governor has right to remove members of the state public service commission 10.India is "United of States" this expression was borrowed from the following constitution? (A)Canada (B)Australia (C)France 11.Who among the following recommends distribution of taxes between the Union and State Govt? (A)Finance Minister (B)Finance Commission (C)Reserve bank of India 12.Which of the following statement regarding the Financial Powers of President of India is wrong? (A)No Money bill can be introduced without the prior consent of President (B)President prepares the budget (C)President appoints the finance commission every five year 13.December 9, 1946 is a special date in Constitutional History of India associated with ________?

(A)First meeting of constitutional assembly (B)Indian Independence Act (C)Objectives Resolution 14.Arrange the names of Zakir Hussain, Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, Varahagiri Venkata Giri, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan in correct chronological order. (A)Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Zakir Hussain, Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, Varahagiri Venkata Giri, Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, (B)Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Zakir Hussain, Varahagiri Venkata Giri , Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, Neelam Sanjiva Reddy (C)Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Zakir Hussain, Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, Varahagiri Venkata Giri, 15.Who among the following decides the Foreign Policy of India? (A)The President (B)The Parliament (C)the Council of Ministers 16.In which year Manipur and Tripura became full-fledged state of India? (A)1972 (B)1968 (C)1982 17.Safeguarding the public Property , developing scientific temper and promoting communal harmony come under which of the following ? (A)Fundamental Rights (B)Fundamental Duties (C)Directive principles of state Policy 18.Which among the following sentences is true regarding Fundamental Duties of Indian Citizens? (A)Fundamental duties were defined by the parliament of India during emergency (B)Fundamental Duties were added to our constitution by 42nd Amendment Bill in 1976 (C)Fundamental duties are original constituent of our Constitution 19.Which among the following are considered essential for the realization of the highest good of India's citizens? (A)Fundamental Rights (B)Fundamental Duties (C)Directive principles of state policy 20.Part IV A of our constitution is related to ____? (A)Directive principles of State Policies (B)Fundamental Duties (C)Fundamental Rights 1.Which among the following are included in nagar panchayat? (A)Notified Area Committee only (B)Town Area Committee only (C)Both Notified Area Committee & Town Area Committee

2.Which of the following articles is related to amendment of the Indian Constitution? (A)article 320 (B)article 368 (C)article 358 3.Which of the following states in India established Panchayati Raj in 1956? (A)Rajasthan & Maharastra (B)Rajasthan & Andhra Pradesh (C)Rajasthan Only 4.Among Sindhi, Sanskrit, Kashmiri & Urdu which are the languages that are in VIII schedule of the Indian Constitution but not official language of any state in India? (A) Sindhi, Sanskrit, (B)Sindhi, Sanskrit, Kashmiri (C)Sanskrit only 5.In which year National Commission for Minorities was established? (A)1990 (B)1989 (C)1992 6.A political party in India acquires the status of registered party if it secures what fraction of votes in a state? (A)1% (B)2% (C)3% 7.The power to decide an election petition in India is vested in the ? (A)Parliament (B)Supreme Court (C)Administrative Tribunal 8.Which among the following are not given a right to cast their vote by postal ballot? (A)Foreign Service Personnel while at abroad & Officers on Election duty (B)Members of the Armed Forces (C)Indian Nationals settled abroad 9.Which of the following funds in charged for the salary and other allowances of the Judges of the High Courts? (A)Consolidated Fund of India (B)Consolidated Fund of State (C)both of them in 1:1 ratio 10.Supreme Court of India was created by _________? (A)Constitution (B)an Act of Parliament (C)a Presidential Order 11.In 1965, the head of Jammu & Kashmir was regurgitated as Governor previously called as _________? (A)Premier

(B)Vajeer-i-aalam (C)Sadr -i-riyasat 12.Which among the following statements regarding the legislative powers of the state council of ministers is wrong? (A)The council of ministers can summon and prorogue the session of either of both the houses of legislature (B)The council of ministers can determine the business and timetable of the state legislature (C)The council of ministers can introduce the important bills in the state legislature 13.In the parliament terminology, what is the meaning of "Closure"? (A)end of session of parliament (B)end of proceedings of a day (C)end of debate on a motion 14.Section 28 A of the Representation of the People Act provides for registration of Political parties by the election commission of India. This act was enacted in which year ? (A)1949 (B)1951 (C)1955 15.Which among the following is not a National party ? (A)Bahujan samaj Party (B)Communist Party of India (C)Dravida Munetra kadgam DMK 16.Which of the following has more than One seat in Lok Sabha? (A)Nagaland (B)Tripura (C)Sikkim 17.Article 326 of Indian Constitution originally granted electoral franchise to every Indian Citizen who has not been declared a bankrupt, criminal, insane, or a non resident and has attained age of ____________? (A)18 years (B)20 years (C)21 years(changed to 18 in 1988) 18." There shall be a President of India" which article says this? (A)Article 52 (B)Article 53 (C)Article 55 19.No amount from the "Consolidated Fund of India" can be withdrawn without the authorization from _________? (A)President of India (B)Parliament of India (C)Comptroller & Auditor General of India 20.The " Contingency Fund of India" was constituted by an act called " Contingency Fund of India Act ___________? (A)1950

(B)1959 (C)1960 1.The first session of constituent assembly took place on which of the following dates ? (A)9-23 December 1946 (B)20-25 January 1947 (C)28 April 1947 2.Which part of the Indian constitution deals with Trade, Commerce and Inter Course within the territories of India? (A)Part XII (B)Part XIII (C)Part XIV 3.Which among the following provisions of Indian Constitution have been taken from the Weimer Constitution of Germany ? (A)Emergency & its effects on Fundamental Rights (B)The concurrent list (C)Constitutional Amendments 4.Who was the interim president of First Constituent assembly ? (A)Dr. Rajendra Prasad (B)Sachidanand Sinha (C)BR Ambedkar 5.Which among the following amendment acts is also called as a Mini constitution? (A)52nd Amendment Act 1985 (B)50th Amendment Act 1984 (C)42nd Amendment Act 1976 6.Who was the first Chief election commissioner of India ? (A)KVK Sundaram (B)SP Sen Verma (C)Sukumar Sen 7.In a Parliamentary system, which of the following sentences is correct ? (A)Executive is responsible to the Legislature (B)Legislature is responsible to the Executive (C)Executive is responsible to the people 8.The constitution of India was ordained by which of the following ? (A)British Government (B)Government of India (C)The people of India through their representatives in the Constituent assembly 9.In which of the following the basic aims and objectives of the constitution are discussed ? (A)Part III (B)Chapter IV (C)Preamble 10.Which among the following is 22nd state of Indian union ? (A)Goa

(B)Arunanchal Pradesh (C)Sikkim 11.What was the number of state in India after the States Reorganization Act 1956, which reorganized the boundaries of different states on linguistic basis? (A)13 (B)14 (C)21 12.Which among the following states in latest in creation? (A)Haryana (B)Nagaland (C)Meghalaya 13.Which among the following states is oldest ? (A)Andhra Pradesh (B)Gujarat (C)Rajasthan 14.In which schedule of Indian Constitution the territorial extent of Indian states and union Territories is prescribed ? (A)First (B)Second (C)Third 15.The single citizenship has been introduced in the Indian constitution on the pattern of which of the following constitutions? (A)Britain (B)Canada (C)both of them 16.The Citizenship act was passed by the Indian Parliament in which year ? (A)1955 (B)1952 (C)1950 17.To enforce the fundamental rights , which among the following body has authority to issue writs? (A)High Courts of India (B)Supreme Court of India (C) Both A & B 18.Who among the following can suspend the fundamental rights? (A)Parliament (B)President (C)Supreme Court 19.Which among the following sentences is true regarding modification of any of the fundamental rights by parliament ? (A)The parliament can not modify any of the fundamental right (B)The parliament can modify the fundamental right on the direction of the president (C)The parliament can modify any of the fundamental rights by a special majority

20.Which among the following is the most appropriate definition of Political liberty of Citizens of India ? (A)Right to participate in the government and assume equal opportunity to assume highest office (B)right to cast vote and participate in the election process (C)Equal opportunity to freely move in the Political territories of India 1.What is the maximum permissible time gap between two sessions of parliament ? (A)Three Months (B)Six Months (C)9 Months 2.Who among the following is responsible for devising the best ways to utilize available resources of States? (A)National Development Council (B)State Legislature (C)Zonal Council 3.Who among the following supervises the Lok Sabha secretariat ? (A)Minister of Home Affairs (B)Minister of parliamentary affairs (C)Lok Sabha Speaker 4.Which among the following is a permanent house ? (A)Lok Sabha (B)State legislature (C)State legislative council 5.A judge of supreme court , who wishes to relinquish his job before expiry of his term will address his resignation to _____? (A)President (B)Chief Justice of India (C)Union law Minister 6.A judge of supreme court can be removed from his / her office by president on the basis of a resolution passed by which of the house by 2/3 majority ? (A)Lok Sabha (B)Rajya Sabha (C)Both Lok Sabha & Rajya Sabha 7.Who among the following has power to remove a judge of High Court ? (A)President on the basis of resolution by Parliament (B)Governor on the basis of recommendation of state legislature (C)Chief justice of India 8.The term Dyarchy was used in Govt. of India 1919. It was a first step towards which of the following ? (A)Local Self Government (B)Making the governor titular head (C)More strength of Central government

9.On which date Indian Independence Act 1947 came into effect ? (A)June 4, 1947 (B)June 18, 1947 (C)July 18, 1947 10.Which among the following is a true character of Indian Constitution? (A)federal in form and unitary in spirit (B)unitary in form and federal in spirit (C)federal in form & spirit 11.Which among the following features of Indian Constitution is not borrowed from British Constitution? (A)parliamentary system (B)Republican system (C)Rule of Law 12.From which of the following houses Impeachment of president can be started ? (A)Lok Sabha (B)Rajya Sabha (C)Either House 13.High Court is in which list ? (A)State List (B)Concurrent List (C)Union List 14.The High court consists of one chief justice and ___________? (A)7 judges (B)9 judges (C)such other judges as may be decided by the president 15.The Motilal Nehru committee which submitted its report in 1928, had which of the following point? (A)position of backward classes in free India (B)dominion status (C)minorities position 16.Which among the following is called the greatest hallmark of personal liberty ? (A)Certiorari (B)Quo warranto (C)Habeas corpus 17.Who among the following appoints the Chairman of State Public Service commission? (A)President (B)Governor (C)State legislature 18.the member of State Public Service Commission in India can be removed on the ground of misbehavior only after an inquiry has been conducted by which of the following ? (A)Governor (B)High court (C)Committee appointed by president

19.In which language a member of parliament can express himself in the house? (A)Either Hindi or English (B)Either Hindi , English or Mother Tongue (C)Any language including foreign languages 20.members of nagarpalika or municipality are elected for a period of ________? (A)3 years (B)4 years (C)5 years 1.The original constitution of India had how many schedules? (A)6 (B)7 (C)8 2.The Ninth schedule was added to the constitution in which year ? (A)1950 (B)1951 (C)1952 3.Which among the following sentences is correct regarding the acts added in 9th schedule of the Constitution? (A)They can be challenged in the supreme court (B)They can not be challenged in the supreme court (C)They can be challenged in the supreme court in some conditions 4.Which among the following schedules is related to the responsibilities of Municipalities? (A)10th schedule (B)11th schedule (C)12th schedule 5.Under article 368 the constitution of India provides how many methods of Amendment of different portions of the Indian Constitution? (A)3 methods (B)4 methods (C)2 methods 6.Who among the following reserves the right to initiate the Constitutional Amendment? (A)Supreme Court of India (B)Parliament of India (C)President of India 7.The right to constitutional remedies in India is available to whom of the following ? (A)Only Citizens of India (B)All persons incase of infringement of any fundamental right (C)any person for enforcing any of the fundamental rights conferred on all persons 8.The bulwark of the personal freedom is called to which of the following writs? (A)Mandamus (B)Habeas corpus (C)Quo warranto

9.The reasonableness of the restrictions placed on Fundamental rights is decided by which of the following ? (A)Parliament (B)President (C)Courts 10.Which among the following fundamental rights is available to Indian Citizens but not to aliens? (A)Freedom of expression and speech (B)Equality before Law (C)Protection of life & liberty 11.Which of the following sentences is incorrect ? (A)Some of these rights are not available to the Armed Forces (B)If an emergency is proclaimed by President , they are automatically suspended (C)They are the basic features of our constitution & they can't be amended 12.Which among the following fundamental rights has been deleted by 44th amendment bill ? (A)right to form associations (B)right to property (C)right against exploitation 13.A persons when decides to make an application to acquire Citizenship of India by registration must have finished his living in India for ___? (A)3 years (B)5 years (C)7 years 14.When Mr. Raman (imaginary name) born in New York , his father was an American and Mother was Indian. Which among the following sentence is correct regarding his citizenship? (A)he can be an Indian Citizen (B)he can not be an Indian Citizen (C)He can be Indian Citizen if his father acquires Indian Citizenship 15.Due to an excessive number of refugees incoming to India from Sri lanka & Bangladesh, the Citizenship act 1955 was amended and Citizenship by birth was conferred on those who have been born on or after January 26, 1950 and ______? (A)June 30, 1987 (B)June 30, 1988 (C)January 26, 1987 16.Which are the conditions for acquiring Indian Citizenship? (A)Domicile and Descent (B)Domicile, Descent & Registration (C)Domicile, Decent , Registration and Holding property 17.The Amindivi islands consist of five islands of which of the Union Territory ? (A)Andaman & Nikobar (B)Lakshadweep (C)Pondicherry

18.Which of the following states were created in 1987? (A)Maharastra, Goa & Arunanchal Pradesh (B)Goa and Arunanchal Pradesh (C)Goa Only 19.Which of the Himachal Pradesh, Manipur, Sikkim & Tripura were Union Territories before becoming states ? (A)Himachal Pradesh, & Tripura (B)Himachal Pradesh, Manipur and Tripura (C)Himachal Pradesh, Manipur, Sikkim & Tripura 20.Which among the following is a correct order of forming of states? (A)Assam, Nagaland, Goa, Mizoram (B)Assam, Nagaland, Mizoram, Goa (C)Assam, Mizoram, Nagaland, Goa 1.Within their respective spheres, the union and the state legislatures are made supreme and they should not encroach on the sphere reserved for other. This concept is known as which of the following ? (A)Doctrine of colorable legislation (B)Doctrine of pith and substance (C)Doctrine of double effect 2.Which among the following state does not have a bicameral legislature? (A)Maharastra (B)Bihar (C)West Bengal 3.Which of the following is a most appropriate reason for Jammu & Kashmir as a whole of state enjoying special status among states of India under article 370? (A)J& K possesses peculiar demographic characteristics (B)J & K was brought under the governance of Union of India in special circumstances (C)J & K possesses special geographical features 4.Which of the following states was joined to Dominion of India was signing Instrument of Accession on October 26, 1947? (A)Hyderabad (B)Goa (C)Jammu & Kashmir 5.Which among the following is not correct regarding the article 352 ? (A)If national emergency is proclaimed because of war or external aggression It has automatic extension to Jammu & Kashmir (B)If national emergency is proclaimed on the ground of armed rebellion then it does not automatically extend to Jammu & Kashmir (C)If national emergency is proclaimed on the ground of armed rebellion then it automatically extends to Jammu & Kashmir 6.At the time of commencement of Indian constitution, the all states of Union of India were put in four parts A, B, C, D, later reorganized and reduced to 2 categories 'states and union territories' in 1956. Which of the following was only one member of D? (A)Vindhya Pradesh

(B)Bombay (C)Andaman & Nicobar Islands 7.The following are called "scheduled areas' as per Indian constitution? (A)Tribal inhabited areas located in North East India (B)Tribal inhabited areas which are located in other parts of India than North East India (C)Tribal inhabited areas located all over India including NE states 8.Under the stewardship of which of the following Chief Justices of India , the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) acquired a new dimension? (A)Justice P. N. Bhagwati (B)Justice R. S. Pathak (C)Justice Y. V. Chandrachud 9.All the judges of Supreme Court and High court retire on attaining the age of ____ & ____ respectively ? (A)65 yrs , 62 yrs (B)62 yrs, 62 yrs (C)65 yrs, 65 yrs 10.If certain case required to take a decision regarding constitution of India then which court has power to do so? (A)Supreme Court Only (B)Both High Court & Supreme Court (C)Neither High court nor Supreme Court 11.Indian lokpal is synonymous to the institution of Ombudsman existing the ___________countries? (A)Scandinavian countries (B)Nordic countries (C)Benelux countries 12.To deal with the common problems of Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram a North Eastern Council was set up in which year? (A)1968 (B)1971 (C)1982 13.In which year Delimitation Commission was set up ? (A)2000 (B)2001 (C)2002 14.Which of the following Union Territory has a legislative assembly ? (A)Daman & Diu (B)Pondicherry (C)Lakshadweep 15.In which year the eligibility to vote was substituted from 21 yrs to 18 years? (A)1989 (B)1991 (C)1985

16.Which of the following disqualifies a political party from being a National Party as per the amendments made in order by the Election Commission ? (A)It has secured at least 4 seats in Lok Sabha from one or more states (B)It has secured at least 6 % of the valid votes in favor (C)It has secured at least 4 % of the valid votes in favor 17.Which article empowers the president of India to appoint a Special Officer for Linguistic Minorities? (A)Article 347 (B)Article 350 (C)Article 350 B 18.The first official language commission was appointed in 1955. Who was the chairman of this commission? (A)KM Munshi (B)B. G. Kher (C)MC Chhagla 19.Which among the following was a committee appointed by Government of India in 1977 to recommend for improving efficiency of Panchayati Raj institution? (A)Ashok Mehta Committee (B)Sarkaria Commission (C)Tarkunde Committee 20.Which among the following is an apex body under Panchayati Raj? (A)Zila parishad (B)Panchayat Samiti (C)Gram Sabha 1.protection of wild life comes under which of the following in India? (A)Fundamental Right (B)Fundamental Duty (C)Directive principles of State Policy 2.Which among the following was an objective to add fundamental duties in Indian Constitution? Select two right answers. (A)Make Fundamental Rights More meaningful (B)Check Antinational, subversive and unconstitutional agitations (C)To accord a priority to directive principles over fundamental rights 3.Which among the following does not come under Fundamental Duties of a citizen in India? (A)To protect and Improve Natural Environment (B)To develop scientific temper, humanism and spirit of inquiry and reform (C)To strive towards abolition of untouchability 4.Who among the following said this? " Directive principles of State Policy are like a cheque on a Bank payable at the convenience of the bank"? (A)Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru (B)Prof. K T Shah (C)Dr. B R Ambedkar

5.Choose which among the following is not a directive principle of state Policy ? (A)The state shall seek to ensure equal pay for equal work by men & women (B)The state shall seek to ensure equal eight to an adequate means of livelihood (C)The state shall seek to ensure abolition of untouchability 6.Which among the following is correct regarding Directive Principles? (A)Positive Injunctions (B)Negative Injunctions (C)Justifiable Injunctions 7.Supreme court ruled that " the fundamental rights and Directive Principles " are in fact supplementary to each other and together constitute an integrated scheme". This is known as which of the following ? (A)Doctrine of Pith & Substance (B)Doctrine of Colorable Legislation (C)Doctrine of Harmonization 8.Which of the following committee made a recommendation that election commission should be a three member body ? (A)Takunde Committee (B)Ashok Mehta Committee (C)Jeevan Reddy Committee 9.Apart from giving constitutional recognition to the Municipalities which amendment lays down that in every state two district Planning Committees shall be constituted ? (A)71st Amendment (B)74th Amendment (C)76th Amendment 10.Which among the following sentence is correct ? (A)Part IX related to Panchayats & Part IX A relates to Municipalities (B)Part IX A related to Panchayats & Part IX A relates to Municipalities (C)none of them is correct 11.The 12th Finance Commission has recommended grants worth Rs. 25000 crores payable during the period 2005-2010 to states for rural and urban bodies. The allocation is based upon various factors and weights assigned by 12th Finance Commission. (A)30% (B)40% (C)50% 12.The fundamental duties were incorporated in the Indian Constitution in which year ? (A)1975 (B)1976 (C)1979 13.The uniform civil code which has been recommended in the directive principles is to ensure which of the following? (A)National Integration (B)Economic Equality (C)Fundamental Rights

14.In the constitution of which of the following the directive principles of state policy are not provided? (A)India (B)Ireland (C)USA 15.Which among the following is NOT a fundamental duty of a citizen? (A)Respect for the constitution (B)Respect for the National Flag & National Anthem (C)Respect for the Government 16.Which part of the Indian Constitution enshrines Fundamental Duties? (A)Part IV (B)Part IV A (C)Part III A 17.Who among the following is required to cause to be laid before both houses of parliament in respect of each year financial year a statement of estimated receipts & expenditures of the government? (A)Finance Minister (B)Prime Minister (C)President 18.What is the total strength of Rajya Sabha ? (A)240 (B)243 (C)245 19.A short notice question can be asked with a notice shorter than ___? (A)10 clear days (B)7 clear days (C)5 clear days 20.In which type of the question a written answer is desired? (A)Starred Question (B)Unstarred Question (C)None of them 1.The " Bill of rights and Judicial Review" are sourced from constitution which of the following countries? (A)USA (B)Ireland (C)Canada 2.Civil cases, Criminal Cases and constitutional cases come under which of the following jurisdiction? (A)Appellate Jurisdiction (B)Advisory Jurisdiction (C)Miscellaneous Powers 3.Which among the following was a committee for backward Classes? (A)Rajamannar Committee

(B)Sarkaria Commission (C)Kaka Kalelkar Commission 4.Reservation of seats for scheduled tribes of Nagaland, Meghalaya, Mizoram, & Arunanchal Pradesh in Lok Sabha was a broad subject of which of the following Amendment Acts? (A)52nd Amendment Act (B)57th Amendment Act (C)61st Amendment Act 5.Among the following is appointed by President? (A)Chief Election Commissioner (B)Speaker of Lok Sabha (C)Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha 6.Who among the following is related to " Servants of India Society"? (A)Gopal Krishna Gokhle (B)Dadabhai Nauroji (C)Raja Ram Mohan Reddy 7.Dr. T. M. Nair is related to which of the following ? (A)Justice party (B)Labour party of India (C)Forward Bloc 8.Which among the following is related to Fundamental rights? (A)State Religion (B)High Court (C)Public Interest Litigation 9.With which of the following countries National People's Congress is related to ? (A)USA (B)China (C)Germany 10.Arrange Himachal Pradesh, Manipur, Kerala, Maharastra in correct chronological order of creation? (A)Maharastra,Kerala, Himachal Pradesh, Manipur (B)Kerala, Maharastra, Manipur, Himachal Pradesh (C)Kerala, Maharastra, Himachal Pradesh, Manipur 11.In which year Andhra Pradesh was Created? (A)1960 (B)1971 (C)1956 12.Which among the following is related to Panchayati Raj Institutions? (A)Santhanam Committee (B)Balwant Rai Mehta Committee (C)Dantwala Committee 13.The success of Bardoli Satyagraha gave rise to which one of the greatest leaders of the independence struggle?

(A)Mahatma Gandhi (B)Sardar Patel (C)Subhash Chandra Bose 14.Introduction of provincial Autonomy is related to which of the following acts? (A)The Government of India Act, 1909 (B)The Government of India Act , 1935 (C)The Government of India Act , 1858 15.Sir Edwin Montagu, and the Viceroy, Lord Chelmsford are related to which of the following ? (A)Government of India Act 1919 (B)Government of India Act 1935 (C)Government of India Act 1909 16.Who among the following can be appointed as ad hoc judges of Supreme Court ? (A)Only Retired Judges of Supreme Court (B)Only those qualified for appointed as judge of Supreme Court (C)Only Retired Judges of High Courts 17.Which among the following is incorrect regarding Money Bill ? (A)It can be introduced only in Lok Sabha (B)It can be introduced only on the recommendation of the President (C)The Rajya Sabha is given 1 months time period to make recommendation on a Money Bill 18.Which among the following sentences is incorrect ? (A)The members of the council of ministers are individually responsible to the President (B)The members of councils of Ministers are collectively responsible to the parliament (C)A vote of no confidence against any minister is taken as a vote of no-confidence against entire council of Ministers (D) all are correct Article 75(3):Collective Responsibility: 1. Council of Ministers are collectively responsible to the House of the People. 2. The vote of no confidence against any member automatically leads to resignation of entire council. Article 75(2): The consitutional stipulation is that Ministers shall hold office during the pleasure of the President, i.e. though collectively responsible to the lagislature They are Individually Responsible to The Executive (President) 19.The Indian Constitution has been amended for how many times till now? (A)108 (B)109 (C)110 20.Which among the following acts provided for a High Commissioner who resided in London, representing India in Great Britain? (A)Government of India Act 1919 (B)Government of India Act 1935 (C)Government of India Act 1909

1.Which among the following Article deals with the rights of citizenships of certain persons of Indian origin residing outside of India? (A)Article 6 (B)Article 7 (C)Article 8 (D)Article 9 (E)Article 11 2.In which among the following year the PIO card (persons of Indian Origin card ) was launched? (A)1997 (B)1998 (C)1999 (D)2000 (E)2001 3.Which among the following best supported the idea of inclusion of fundamental rights in our constitution? (A)Simon Commission 1927 (B)Nehru Committee Report 1928 (C)Swaraj Bill 1895 (D)Sapru Committee Report on Constitutional proposals 1945 (E)Joint parliamentary Committee on Indian Constitutional Reforms 1933 4.The writ of mandamus is available for the purpose of which of the following ? (A)Enforcement of Fundamental Rights (B)Compelling a court or Judicial tribunal to exercise its jurisdiction when it has refuse to exercise it (C)Directing a public official or the Government not to enforce a law which is unconstitutional (D)A& B only (E)all A, B and C are correct 5.The writ of prohibition issued by Supreme Court or High court is issued against ? (A)Administrative and judicial authorities (B)Only Administrative authorities (C)Judicial or quasi judicial authorities (D)Govt and administrative authorities (E)government 6."We command" is a literal meaning of which of the following ? (A)Habeas corpus (B)quo warranto (C)mandamus (D)certiorari (E)none of them 7.The executive power of the Indian Union lies with which of the following ? (A)Prime Minister (B)Council of Ministers (C)Parliament (D)President (E)Vice President

8.Which among the following is not a correct requisite qualification for a Presidential candidate ? (A)Not less than 35 years of Age (B)Must not hold the office of profit (C)Must have eligibility to become a member of Lok Sabha (D)Must be a member of either house of the parliament (E)all are requisite qualification 9.The following are the members of the electoral college electing the president __ (A)Elected members of Rajya Sabha (B)Elected members of Rajya Sabha & Lok Sabha (C)Elected members of the Rajya Sabha , Lok Sabha and State Assemblies (D)Elected members of Rajya Sabha, Lok Sabha , state assemblies and assemblies of Union Territories (E)All parliamentarians 10.If there is a dispute in the presidential election it will be referred whom among the following? (A)Chief Election Commissioner (B)Supreme Court (C)Parliament (D)Lok Sabha (E)Vice President 11.Dr. Rajendra Prasad was not a member of which of the following committees of the constituent assembly ? (A)Committee on the rules of procedure (B)Finance & Staff Committee (C)Ad Hoc committee on National Flag (D)Order of Business Committee (E)Steering Committee 12.Which among the following pair is not correctly matched? (A)Part III - Fundamental Rights (B)Part XI - Relationships between the Union and states (C)Part XII - Finance, Property, Contracts and suits (D)Part XIX Amendment of the constitution (E)Part X - Scheduled and tribal Areas 13.Which among the following sentences is / are NOT correct ? (A)The first amendment to the constitution was effected in 1951 (B)Originally Indian constitution had 22 parts, 395 articles and 8 schedules (C)The first meeting of the constituent assembly was held on 9th December 1946 (D)Dr. Rajendra Prasad was the interim president of the first meeting of the constituent assembly (E)All are correct 14.Which among the following is not true regarding the 42nd Amendment act 1976 which is also called a Mini Constitution of India? (A)The amendments were mainly to give effect to the recommendation of Swaran Singh Committee (B)The words Liberty , Equality & Fraternity were added in the constitution (C)Directive principles of state policy were extended

(D)Fundamental duties of the citizens added (E)All are correct 15.Choose the incorrect sentence among the following? (A)The objective resolution passed by Pt Nehru was what became the Preamble of our constitution (B)Preamble is enforceable in court of law (C)Preamble of Indian constitution has been amended only once in 1976 (D)Jawahar lal Nehru was the strongest advocate of socialism (E)Preamble proves the sovereignty lies ultimately with the Indian people 16.The Assam Reorganization act 1969 created which of the following State / states? (A)Meghalya only (B)Meghalaya & Mizoram (C)Mizoram only (D)Manipur, Tripura & Nagaland (E)Arunanchal Pradesh only 17.Which of the following were added to the list of Union Territories in North eastern Reorganization Act of 1971? (A)Mizoram (B)Mizoram & Arunanchal Pradesh (C)Sikkim , Mizoram & Arunanchal Pradesh (D)Tripura & Mizoram (E)Manipur , Tripura & Mizoram 18.Which among the following is 28th state of India ? (A)Goa (B)Uttranchal (C)Jharkhand (D)Delhi (E)Chhattisgarh 19.Which among the following act gave rise to Haryana? (A)The Acquired Territories Merger act 1960 (B)Himachal Pradesh & Bilaspur (new State) act 1954 (C)Punjab Reorganization Act 1966 (D)States Reorganization Act of 1956 (E)none of the above 20.Which among the following act is latest ? (A)The Rajasthan & Madhya Pradesh (transfer of Territories act ) (B)Bihar Reorganization Act (C)Uttar Pradesh Reorganization Act (D)Madhya Pradesh Reorganization Act (E)B,C, D came into effect simultaneously 1.Who among the following can establish an Inter-State Council? (A)Supreme Court (B)President (C)Vice President

(D)Prime Minister (E)Parliament 2.In which of the following situations a President can establish a Inter -State Council? (A)During an emergency (B)During a national calamity (C)When council of Ministers recommends him / her to do so (D)When parliament passes a law (E)When it appears to him / her that it would be serving the public interest 3.Based on the recommendations of which of the following committee/ commissions, Inter-State Council has been set up on 28th May 1990 under article 263 of the Constitution for coordination of Inter-State matters? (A)Khosla Commission (B)Sarkaria Commission (C)Mukherjee Commission (D)Kapur Commission (E)None of the above 4.Which among the following is are not correct statements about Rajya Sabha? (More than 1 options are not correct statements) (A)Rajya Sabha can pass a bill on any subject included in the Union List or concurrent list (B)A money bill can be initiated in Rajya Sabha (C)The Rajya Sabha may not amend money bills but can recommend amendments (D)When a Money Bill is returned to the Lok Sabha with the recommended amendments of the Rajya Sabha, Lok Sabha has to accept it (E)Money bills are first passed by the Lok Sabha and then sent to the Rajya Sabha 5.Who among the following has been given rights to legislate on residuary subjects? (A)central government (B)state government (C)both central and state governments (D)none of them (E)president 6.Which among the following is a correct combination? (List and number of subjects) (A)Union list: 99, state list: 63, Concurrent List : 47 (B)Union list: 97, state list: 63, Concurrent List : 48 (C)Union list: 97, state list: 66, Concurrent List : 47 (D)Union list: 95, state list: 65, Concurrent List : 49 (E)Union list: 96, state list: 67, Concurrent List : 47 7.If the post of both the President and the Vice-President falls vacant, the Chief Justice of India discharges the functions of the President. For how many times this has happened in India? (A)One time only (B)Two Time only (C)Three Time Only (D)It never happened (E)Several times 8.As amended in January 2009, what is paid salary of the Chief Justice of India ? (A)Rs. 70,000

(B)Rs. 100, 000 (C)Rs. 90,000 (D)Rs. 80,000 (E)Rs. 120,000 9.The interpretation of the Constitution falls within the domain of the Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court. At least how many members are required for this bench? (A)3 (B)5 (C)7 (D)2 (E)9 10.In which year All India Services Act was enacted? (A)1950 (B)1951 (C)1952 (D)1955 (E)1960 11.Which article of the Indian constitution gives an extensive original jurisdiction to the Supreme Court in regard to enforcement of Fundamental Rights? (A)Article 32 (B)Article 33 (C)Article 34 (D)Article 29 (E)Article 30 12.Who among the following can establish a common high court for two or more states / or Union Territories in India? (A)The President (B)Supreme Court (C)Governors of the two states (D)Parliament by The Law (E)Law Commission of India 13.Which among the following Fundamental rights has been most controversial ? (A)Right to Freedom (B)Right to Property (C)Right to Freedom of religion (D)Right to cultural & education Rights (E)None of the above 14.Under which of the following amendments the power of judicial review of the Supreme Court and High courts was restored , which was curtailed by Constitution (Forty-second Amendment) Act, 1976? (A)Forty-third Amendment Act, 1977 (B)Forty-fifth Amendment Act, 1980 (C)Forty-sixth Amendment Act, 1982 (D)Forty-eighth Amendment Act, 1984 (E)None of them

15.Which among the following is a correct statement? (more than one statements correct) (A)The presiding officers of the state legislative assembly are Speaker and Deputy Speaker (B)The presiding officers of the state Legislative Council are Speaker and Deputy Speaker (C)The presiding officers of the state legislative assembly are Chairman & Deputy Chairman (D)The presiding officers of the state Legislative Council are Chairman & Deputy Chairman (E)The presiding officers of the state legislative assembly and state legislative council is Governor 16.Which among the following date was passed by a resolution by Indian National Congress to observe every year as " Purna Swarajya"? (A)January 26 (B)August 15 (C)January 1 (D)October 2 (E)None of the above 17.Supreme Court shall be a court of Record and shall have all the powers of such courts including the power to punish for contempt of itself. Which article says this? (A)Article 126 (B)Article 127 (C)Article 129 (D)Article 130 (E)None of the above 18.Who among the following is responsible for the defense of an state ? (A)Governor (B)Chief Minister (C)State Legislation (D)Council of Ministers (E)None of the above 19.Before 26 November 1949, which among the following was the governing law of India? (A)The Cabinet Mission Plan (B)Government of India Act 1935 (C)Government of India Act 1919 (D)Government of India Act 1909 (E)Government of India Act 1915 20.Which among the following amendments provided for the deletion of article 314 inclusion of a new article 312A which confers powers on Parliament to vary or revoke by law the conditions of Civil Services ? (A)Twenty-eighth Amendment Act, 1972 (B)Twenty-fourth Amendment Act, 1971 (C)Twenty-ninth Amendment Act, 1972 (D)Twenty-sixth Amendment Act, 1971 (E)Thirtieth Amendment Act, 1972 1.Consider the following statements and bring out the only wrong statement? (A)Official language of Jammu & Kashmir is Urdu (B)Prime Minister is the functional head of the government (C)Advocate General is the legal advisor to the state government provided by constitution

(D)The decision of the Speaker is final weather a bill is or not is a money bill (E)Rajya Sabha is dissolved every 3 years 2.The prime minister of India is not the head/ chairman of the following? (A)Planning Commission (B)National Defense Fund (C)National Relief Fund (D)Department of Atomic Energy (E)National Productivity Council 3.Which article deals with the procedure for amendment of the Indian Constitution? (A)Article 356 (B)Article 360 (C)Article 368 (D)Article 370 (E)none of them 4.In the wake of the sarkaria commission report, which state suggested the abolition of the office of the governor? (A)Karnataka (B)Andhra Pradesh (C)Tamilnadu (D)Kerala (E)Gujarat 5.How many Former Presidents have been awarded "Bharat Ratna " till now? (A)2 (B)3 (C)4 (D)5 (E)6 6.The first non confidence motion was moved in the Lok Sabha in which of the following years? (A)1960 (B)1963 (C)1965 (D)1968 (E)1971 7.Which among the following is / are not correctly matched? (A)Uttar Pradesh High court - Lucknow (B)Rajasthan High Court - Jodhpur (C)Andhra Pradesh High court - Hyderabad (D)Orissa High court - Bhubneshwar (E)Kerala High court - Thiruvananthapuram 8.Which among the following statements is correct ? (A)A joint sitting of both the houses of the parliament is summoned and presided by President (B)A joint sitting of both the houses of the parliament is summoned and presided by Speaker of the Lok Sabha (C)A joint sitting of both the houses of the parliament is summoned by President and presided by Speaker of Lok Sabha

(D)A joint sitting of both the houses of the parliament is summoned by Speaker of Lok Sabha and presided by President (E)None of them 9.Which among the following is not correctly matched? (Women Chief Ministers) (A)Sucheta kriplani - Uttar Pradesh (B)Nandini Satpaty - West Bengal (C)Sashikala Kadokar - Goa (D)Janaki Ramchandran - Tamil Nadu (E)all correctly matched 10.The power of Judicial review in India lies with the __? (A)Supreme Court only (B)High court and Supreme Court (C)High Court only (D)Lower courts only (E)High court and lower courts 11.Which of the following states in India is exempted from reservation for Scheduled Castes in Panchayati Raj institutions? (A)Rajasthan (B)Assam (C)Arunanchal Pradesh (D)Sikkim (E)Goa 12.In which year the age for voting rights was reduced from 21 to 18? (A)1980 (B)1982 (C)1986 (D)1989 (E)1978 13.Bring out the wrongly matched pairs (More than one options are wrong pairs) (A)The Regulating Act 1773 - Supreme court to be set up at Madras (B)Charter Act 1793- Power to Governor General to override his council (C)Charter Act 1813 - Procedures for the use of Indian revenue (D)Charter Act 1853- Governor General to be called Viceroy (E)The Indian Council Act 1861- Fifth member added to Viceroy's executive council 14.Indian Legislature became "bicameral" through which of the following? (A)The Morley- Minto Reforms (B)Montague-Chelmsford Reforms (C)Government of India Act 1935 (D)Indian Councils Act 1892 (E)None of them 15.Through which of the following a Federal Court was established? (A)Indian Councils Act 1909 (B)Indian Council Act 1892 (C)Government of India act 1919

(D)Government of India act 1935 (E)None of them 16.In context of our constitution the date of 13 December 1946 is known for which of the following? (A)Cabinet Mission Plan (B)Set up of Constituent Assembly (C)First meeting of Constituent Assembly (D)Objective Resolution was moved (E)Set up of Drafting Committee 17.How long did the constituent assembly take to frame the constitution? (A)Approximately 1 year (B)Approximately 2 years (C)Approximately 3 years (D)Approximately 4 years (E)6 months 18.Bring out the wrong statements .(more than one statements wrong) (A)The first sitting of the Union parliament was held in 1952 (B)The idea of concurrent list has been borrowed from Australia (C)Tamilnadu was the first state to be formed on linguistic basis (D)Salaries of Judges of Supreme Court are drawn from Consolidated fund of India (E)Article 17 prohibits the conferring of Titles. 19.Bring Out the wrong statements. (More than one statements wrong) (A)The fundamental rights were finalized by a committee of the constituent assembly headed by Jawahar Lal Nehru (B)Fundamental Rights are restricted rights (C)Article 32 empowers an individual to approach directly to supreme court for enforcement of his fundamental rights (D)Article 17 & 24 are called absolute rights (E)Right to freedom was called "heart and soul" of the constitution was Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar 20.When I respect the ideals and institutions of our constitution and respect national flag and national anthem perform which of the following? (A)Exercise my right to freedom (B)Exercise my cultural and educational rights (C)Exercise my right to constitutional remedies (D)perform my fundamental duties (E)none of the above 1."A rule of legislative procedure under which further debate on a motion can be stopped" is known in parliamentary terminology as__? (A)session (B)closure (C)resolution (D)de jure (E)none of them
2.In India whose among the following the salary is excepted from Income Tax? (A)Prime Minister

(B)All Ministers (C)President (D)Speaker of Lok Sabha (E)None of them

3.January 26, 1957 is known for which of the following? (A)Second parliamentary term began (B)Second general elections (C)Second Five year plan terms started (D)Constitution of Jammu & Kashmir came into force (E)none of them 4.Which among the following languages was included in the eighth schedule by Constitution (21st) amendment Bill on 10 April 1967? (A)Assamese (B)Sindhi (C)Gujarati (D)Konkani (E)none of them 5.Which among the following case is related to the theory of basic structure of constitution as propounded by Supreme court? (A)Kesavananda Bharati v. State of Kerala (B)Golak nath v. state of Punjab (C)Gopalan v. State of madras (D)SR Bommai v Union of India (E)None of them 6.Whose consent is required for a money bill to originate in the state legislature? (A)Chief Minister (B)President (C)Governor (D)Finance Minister (E)None of them 7.Supreme court of India has given a landmark guideline spelled out the restrictions on the Union Government's power to dismiss a state government as per the Article 356 of the Indian Constitution in which of the following famous case? (A)Minerva Mills Case (B)S R Bommai Case (C)Sajjan Singh Case (D)Golaknath case (E)None of the above 8."The council of ministers shall be collectively responsible to the house of people". Which article states this? (A)75(2) (B)75(1) (C)75(4) (D)75(3) (E)none of them

Article 75: Other provisions as to Ministers (1) The Prime Minister shall be appointed by the President and the other Ministers shall be appointed by the President on the advice of the Prime Minister (2) The Minister shall hold office during the pleasure of the President (3) The Council of Ministers shall be collectively responsible to the House of the People (4) Before a Minister enters upon his office, the President shall administer to him the oaths of office and of secrecy according to the forms set out for the purpose in the Third Schedule (5) A Minister who for any period of six consecutive months is not a member of either House of Parliament shall at the expiration of that period cease to be a Minister (6) The salaries and allowances of Ministers shall be such as Parliament may from time to time by law determine and, until Parliament so determines, shall be as specified in the Second Schedule The Attorney General for India 9.Which among the following deals with territories of the 28 states and 7 UTs of the Indian Union? (A)Schedule One (B)Schedule Two (C)Schedule Three (D)Schedule Four (E)Schedule Five 10.Which among the following is not correctly matched? (A)Schedule Two - Salaries and Allowances (B)Schedule Five - Scheduled Areas (C)Schedule Six - Tribal Areas of Assam, Meghalaya and Mizoram (D)Schedule Eight - Languages (E)Schedule Ten - panchayats 11.In context of panchayati Raj in India. The date 24 December 1996 is known for which of the following? (A)73rd Constitutional Amendment (B)Report of Ashok Mehta committee was tabled (C)Extension to the Scheduled Areas (D)Constitution of District Planning Committee (E)None of the above 12.The contingency fund of India has been placed at the disposal of which among the following authorities? (A)Comptroller and Auditor General of India (B)President of India (C)Parliament of India (D)Prime Minister of India (E)none of them 13.In which year maximum number of languages were added to the Eighth Schedule ? (A)1967 (B)1982 (C)1992 (D)2003 (E)2005

14.Which among the following is first Classical Language? (A)Sanskrit (B)Konkani (C)Malayalam (D)Tamil (E)Hindi 15.Who among the following recommends to the President the basis for distribution of the net proceeds of taxes between the centre and states? (A)Finance Minister (B)Reserve Bank of India (C)Comptroller and Auditor General of India (D)Finance Commission (E)Parliament 16.The State Reorganization Act 1956 divided the country in 5 Zones. In which Zone Rajasthan was placed? (A)Northern Zone (B)Western Zone (C)Central Zone (D)South Zone (E)None of them 17.How many states are part of the North eastern Council ? (A)6 (B)7 (C)8 (D)5 (E)none of them 18.Which among the following bills embodies the Budget? (A)Money bill (B)Finance Bill (C)Appropriation Bill (D)All of them (E)None of them 19.If strength of a house is 520 , 20 members are abstaining and a bill is voted in favor by 251 members, this will be an example of ___? (A)Bill passed by simple majority (B)Bill passed by effective majority (C)Bill passed by absolute majority (D)None of them 20.Which of the following year has been declared as Year of Gram Sabha? (A)2009 (B)2010 (C)2008-09 (D)2009-10 (E)2010-11

1.The Constitution 100th Amendment Bill is related to which of the following? (A)Representation of SC & ST in Assam Legislative assembly (B)New Languages in 8th Schedule (C)Constitution of National Judicial Commission (D)Antidefection Law (E)None of them 2.The constitution 103rd amendment Bill is related to which of the following? (A)Establishment of National Knowledge Commission (B)Upgrading the status of National Commission of Minorities (C)Reservation of backward classes on Private bodies (D)Readjustment of electoral constituencies (E)None of them 3.Which of the following amendment bill exempted the state of Bihar from the obligation of having a tribal Welfare Minister? (A)92nd (B)93rd (C)94th (D)95th (E)96th 4.Who among the following was appointed head of the new commission established in 2007 to reexamine centre-state relations? (A)Justice Markandey Katju (B)Justice R.M.Lodha (C)Justice Madan Mohan Punchhi (D)Justice K Jagannatha Shetty (E)None of them 5.Creation of a very strong centre is a ____? (A)Federal feature (B)Non-federal feature (C)Quasifedral feature (D)National feature (E)None of them 6.Who among the following has right to declare any area as a Scheduled Area? (A)Governor of the respective state (B)President of India (C)Parliament of India (D)State legislature (E)Delimitation Commission of India 7.Consider the following statements: 1. Nyaya Panchayats don't enjoy any power to award imprisonment in any part of India 2. the jurisdiction of Nyay panchayats is restricted to 5 villages 3. Nyaya Panchayats try civil as well as criminal suits Which among the above statements are correct ? (A)1 only (B)1 and 2 only (C)all 1, 2, 3

(D)3 only (E)None of them is correct 8.In which of the following Union territories the administrator is known as Lieutenant Governor? (More than one options) (A)Andaman Nicobar (B)Chandigarh (C)Lakshdweep (D)Pondicherry (E)Daman & Diu 9.Till which year the judges of the Supreme Court were appointed by the President on the recommendation of the Chief Justice of India? (A)1990 (B)1992 (C)1993 (D)1996 (E)1999 10.Who among the following coined the term zero hour? (A)Constitution assembly (B)Dr. B R Ambedkar (C)Indira Gandhi (D)Press (E)None of them 11.Which among the following is a correct combination of members in Joint Committee on Office of Profit ? (A)15 from Lok Sabha and 10 from Rajya Sabha =Total 25 members (B)15 from Lok Sabha and 15 from Rajya Sabha = Total 30 members (C)20 from Lok Sabha and 10 from Rajya Sabha = Total 30 members (D)15 from Lok Sabha and 7 from Rajya Sabha = Total 22 members (E)None of them 12.What is the minimum age qualification for a member of Rajya Sabha? (A)25 years (B)30 years (C)35 years (D)28 years (E)no minimum age prescribed 13.In whose name all the contracts of Government of India are concluded? (A)Minister of the concerned department (B)President of India (C)Finance Minister of India (D)Prime Minister of India (E)Finance Secretary of India 14.Constitution 110th Amendment Bill is related to which of the following ? (A)Presidential rule in States (B)Cooperative Societies (C)Reservation in Panchayats

(D)Fundamental Rights (E)National insignia 15.Consider the following: 1. Union Executive 2. Parliament 3. Supreme court and High courts 4. Comptroller & Auditor General of India The part V of Indian Constitution deals with which among the above? (A)1. 2. 3 only (B)1, 2, 4 only (C)all 1, 2, 3, 4 (D)2, 3,4 only (E)1 only 16.Which among the following is a NOT valid reason for slow implementation of the directive principles of state policy ? (A)Lack of Political will (B)Lack of Social will (C)Lack of resources (D)Vast area of country (E)None of them 17.Which among the following article deals with the suspension of provisions of article 19 during emergencies. ? (A)352 (B)355 (C)358 (D)359 (E)360 18.The establishment of a finance commission was provided by the Indian constitution by the President within a period of ______ of commencement of the constitution? (A)5 years (B)2 years (C)3 years (D)1 year (E)10 years 19.The Qualifications of a candidate for Attorney General must be equivalent to ___? (A)A Judge of High Court (B)A Judge of Supreme Court (C)A Minimum Practice of 10 years in High Courts (D)A Minimum Practice of 10 years in Supreme Court (E)A Advocate General of state 20.The State Bank of India (Amendment) Bill seeks to bring the governments holding in the countrys largest public sector bank on a par with other public sector banks at 51 per cent. What is the current stake of Union government in the SBI? (A)55% (B)59% (C)62% (D)65% (E)67%

1.In context with GST , consider the following statements 1. It is expected that price of goods and services will come down as a result of introduction of GST as it will removes the cascading effect. 2. Commodities for export will be zero rated in GST however imports will be subject to GST 3. The Proposed tax system will be a single GST system in which GST will replace all the taxes by the state and central government Which among the above statements are correct ? (A)1 & 2 only (B)1 & 3 only (C)2 & 3 only (D)all 1, 2, & 3 (E)1 & 3 only 2.Who among the following was the vice president of the executive council in the Interim Government 1946-47? (A)Moti Lal Nehru (B)Pandit Jawahar lal Nehru (C)Sardar Patel (D)Dr. John Mathai (E)C Rajgopalachari 3.Which among the following fixed August 16, 1946 as " Direct Action Day" ? (A)Pundit Jawahr Lal Nehru (B)Muslim League (C)British Authorities (D)Mahatma Gandhi (E)Lord Atlee 4.In which of the following Objectives of the constitution were incorporated ? (A)Preamble (B)Fundamental rights (C)Directive principles of state policy (D)Judiciary (E)None of them 5.Which among the following is true about the judiciary in India and United States?? (A)Single integrated Judiciary is provided in India while Dual court system in USA (B)Single integrated Judiciary is provided in USA while Dual court system in India (C)Single integrated Judiciary is provided in India & USA (D)Dual court system in India & USA (E)None of them is correct 6.Which among the following is a correct statement? (A)USA - Supremacy of the constitution ;Britain - Supremacy of the Parliament (B)Britain - Supremacy of the constitution ;USA - Supremacy of the Parliament (C)Britain & USA -Supremacy of the constitution (D)Britain & USA -Supremacy of the Parliament (E)None of them is correct

India's constitution combines these two contradictory principles. In India the constitution have tried to keep a balance between the Judiciary and the parliament. While Judiciary (Supreme Court) through its power of Judicial review can declare laws passed by the parliament as unconstitutional the Parliament can amend the major portions of the constitution. (without affecting the basic structure of the constitution 7.Bring out the only wrong statement? (A)During emergency virtually the federal constitution can be converted into a unitary constitution (B)Indian constitution draws its authority from the People of India (C)There are noRepresentatives of the people in Rajya Sabha (D)In India Freedom of religion is absolute (E)Fundamental rights in India are not absolute 8.In which year the Metropolitan Council of Delhi was replaced by a 70 member legislative assembly? (A)1990 (B)1992 (C)1993 (D)1994 (E)1995 9.Which among the following statement is correct ? More (A)Right to property is a fundamental right and right to privacy is a implied right (B)Right to property is a legal right and right to privacy is a fundamental right (C)Right to property is a implied right while right to privacy is a legal right (D)Right to property is a Legal right while right to privacy is a implied right (E)Right to property is a fundamental right and right to privacy is also a fundamental right 10.Which among the following is not a 1. establishment of powerful village panchayats 2. promotion of educational and economic interests of weaker sections of the society 3. promotion of cottage industries 4. pohibition of intoxicating drinks and drugs 5. prevention of slaughet of cows and milch animals and calves ', STICKY, CAPTION, '');" onmouseout="return nd();">Gandhian Principles? (A)Powerful Village Panchayats (B)Promotion of economically weaker sections of society (C)promotion of cottage industries (D)Prevention of slaughter of cows & calves (E)equal pay for equal work without sexual discrimination 11.Which among the following is not correct ? (Minimum age for candidates) (A)President - 35 years (B)Vice President -30 years (C)Prime Minister - 25 years (D)Rajya Sabha - 30 years (E)All are correct 12.Which among the following statements is not correct ? (A)All money bills can originate in Lok Sabha Only More (B)Resolution of removal of Vice President can originate in Rajya Sabha Only

(C)Resolution to create new all India services can be initiated in Lok Sabha Only (D)No confidence motion against council of Ministers is exclusive power of Lok Sabha (E)all are correct statements 13.In which year Government of India banned conducting exit polls and publishing these results from the time the polls start until all phases of the election are completed? (A)2004 (B)2005 (C)2009 (D)2006 (E)2008 14.Recently Parliament passed the Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2009. This bill has cleared was for setting up central universities, specially in? (A)North East India (B)Kerala (C)Jammu & Kashmir (D)Goa (E)Rajasthan 15.Among Meghalaya , Sikkim, Nagaland, & Assam , how many states were initially given status of autonomous states and subsequently made full fledged states? (A)none (B)1 (C)2 (D)3 (E)4 16.In which year Uttranchal was renamed as Uttarakhand? (A)2003 (B)2004 (C)2005 (D)2006 (E)2007 17.The JVP Committee which was constituted in 1948-49 was related to which of the following ? (A)Industrialization of India (B)Formation of new states on linguistic basis (C)National language of India (D)Reservation for SC & STS (E)None of them 18.Which among the following was not a Union Territory before it was accorded the status of Full Fledged state ? (A)Himachal Pradesh (B)Manipur (C)Tripura (D)Sikkim (E)None of them

19.What was the outcome of The States Reorganization Act 1956? (A)22 states , 9 Uts (B)14 states, 6 Uts (C)17 states, 7UTs (D)18 states 7 Uts (E)None of them 20.Which among the following fundamental rights has been to subject to maximum litigation after inauguration of the Constitution of India? (A)Right to Freedom (B)Right to Constitutional remedies (C)Right to Property (D)Right against exploitation (E)none of them 1. Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Bill, 2008 which was passed by the parliament seeks to reserve what fraction of seats in the private schools for weaker sections of the society? (A)10% (B)20% (C)25% (D)33% (E)38% 2.Which among the following regularly meets as a body to discharge government functions? (A)State Ministers (B)Council of Ministers (C)Cabinet (D)Parliament (E)None of them 3.Who among the following past presidents of India never served as a Chief Minister of a state in India? (A)Giani Jail Singh (B)Neelam Sanjiva Reddy (C)B D Jatti (D)Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma (E)Dr, Zakir Hussain 4.Who among the following presidents of India was the first Chief Minister of Modern states in India? (A)Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma (B)Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy (C)Dr. BD Jatti (D)Dr. Rajendra Prasad (E)None of them 5.Which among the following presidents of India represented India in UNESCO once in his lifetime? (A)Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma (B)Dr. Rajendra Prasad (C)Dr. S Radhakrishnan

(D)Giani Jail Singh (E)None of them 6.In the Rajya Sabha the states have been provided representation on which of the following basis? (A)Area (B)Population (C)Number of Lok Sabha Constituencies (D)Number of Legislative Assemblies (E)None of them 7.Who does the power to dissolve Lok Sabha is vested with ? (A)Prime Minister (B)Council of Minister (C)President (D)Leader of the ruling party / alliance (E)Lok Sabha Speaker 8.Which among the following Bill will not be lapsed , in the event of dissolution of House? (A)Any bill pending in Lok Sabha (B)Any Bill passed by the Lok Sabha but pending in Rajya Sabha (C)Any Bill passed by the Rajya Sabha and pending in Lok Sabha Sabha (D)Any Bill pending in Rajya Sabha & Not passed by Lok Sabha (E)None of them 9.Which among the following committees of Lok Sabha is assisted by Comptroller & Auditor General of India? (A)Estimates committee (B)Public Accounts Committee (C)Joint Committee of salary and allowances (D)Joint committee of Offices of Profit (E)Committee on Public Undertakings 10.Under which of the following jurisdiction , supreme court of India is duty bound to give its opinion on matters referred to it by President of India? (A)Original Jurisdiction (B)Appellate Jurisdiction (C)Advisory Jurisdiction (D)A & C (E)None of them 11.Who among the following can recommend the removal of the Chairman of UPSC to the President? (A)Vice President (B)Supreme Court (C)Minister of Human Resources (D)All of above (E)None of above 12.The Governor of a state can __________? (A)Nominate one third members of legislative assembly (B)Nominate one sixth members of the legislative assembly

(C)Nominate on third members of the legislative council (D)Nominate on sixth members of the legislative council (E)Nominate 12 members in legislative assembly 13.Which among the following statement is correct ? (A)Both Governor and President occupy constitutional position (B)Only Governor occupies constitutional position (C)Only President occupied constitutional Position (D)Neither President nor Governor occupy constitutional position (E)None of them is a correct statement 14.Constitution has given powers to the President and Governors regarding nomination of members of Anglo Indian Community (in case the community does not get adequate representation) in the Lok Sabha and State legislative Assembly respectively. Which among the following statement is correct in this regard? (A)President & Governor can appoint 2 members each (B)President can appoint 2 members and Governor can appoint 1 member (C)President & Governor can appoint 1 member each (D)President can appoint 5 members and Governor can appoint 2 member (E)President can appoint 3 members and Governor can appoint 2 member 15.Which among the following is a correct statement? (A)Only President can grant pardon to a person awarded death sentence and a person punished under Martial Law (B)Both President & Governor can grant pardon to a person awarded death sentence and a person punished under Martial Law (C)President can grant pardon to a person awarded death sentence and Governor can grant pardon to a person punished under Martial Law (D)Only President can grant pardon to a person awarded death sentence and a person punished under Martial Law, However Governor can grant pardon a person punished under martial law (E)None of them is Correct 16.The power to create of abolish legislative council in states is vested with which among the following? (A)Council of State Ministers (B)Governor of the state (C)Legislative assembly of the state (D)President of India (E)Chief Minister of the state 17.Which among the following statement is correct ? (A)The state legislative assemblies have no role to play in Constitution Amendments (B)All provisions of the constitution can be amended only after ratification by the state legislatures of majority of states (C)Some provisions of the constitution can be amended only after ratification by the state legislatures of majority of states (D)Some provisions of the constitution can be amended only after ratification by the state legislatures of all the states (E)None of them is correct 18.Which among the following sets up Family Courts in India? (A)Union Government

(B)State / UT Government (C)Supreme Court (D)Governor of states (E)None of them 19.Which among the following committees recommended to set up an "Equal Opportunity Commission"? (A)Sarkaria Commission (B)Sachar Committee (C)Bhagawati Committee (D)Chawla Committee (E)Rangnath Committee 20.Which among the following was the first state in India where emergency was imposed due to failure of Constitutional Machinery of the state? (A)Kerala (B)Bombay (C)Punjab (D)Uttar Pradesh (E)Mysore 1.In which year the practice of presenting the railway budget separate from the general budget (or vice versa in true sense) started in India? (A)1924 (B)1936 (C)1948 (D)1962 (E)1949 2.Which of the following were envisaged in the 74th Constitutional Amendment Bill? (A)Constitution and Composition of a municipality (B)Personnel system in a Municipality (C)Relations between elected members (executive) of a municipality and bureaucracy (D)All of the above (E)None of the above 3.Bring out the incorrect statement regarding the zero hour? (A)There is no mention about Zero hour in rules of procedure (B)The Zero hour usually starts at 12.00 noon (C)The zero hour questions can be asked without permission (D)The zero hours questions are usually not directed against individual ministers (E)The zero hour questions are usually raised over matters of public importance 4.Consider the following: 1. Adjudication 2. Judicial Review 3. Writs 4. Public Interest Litigation Out of the above 4 , which are used to exercise judicial control over administration? (A)all 1 to 4 (B)1, 2, 3 only (C)2, 3, only (D)2, 3,4 only (E)1, 2 only

5.The establishment of LokPal in India was recommended by the Administrative Reforms Commission (1966) on the lines of Ombudsman in the following countries? (A)Finland & Norway (B)Finland, Denmark & Norway (C)Finland, Norway, Denmark & Switzerland (D)Finland, England & Norway (E)Finland, Denmark & Norway 6.Which among the following was the first state in India to constitute an institution of Lokayukta? (A)Karnataka (B)Kerala (C)Rajasthan (D)Orissa (E)Madhya Pradesh 7.Which among the following regarding NRI's Voting rights is correct ? (A)NRIs can not vote in parliamentary and assembly elections (B)NRIs can not vote in parliamentary elections but can vote in assembly elections (C)NRIs can vote in parliamentary elections but can not vote in assembly elections (D)NRIs can vote in parliamentary as well as assembly elections (E)Both NRI and PIO can vote in parliamentary as well as assembly elections 8.In which of the following conditions the speaker & deputy speaker of the Lok Sabha have to vacate the office? (A)When Presidents wishes (B)When they ruling party loses confidence (C)When they are not MPs (D)Immediately after dissolution of Lok Sabha (E)None of the above 9.Which among the following is correct in context with the powers of the parliament in enacting the budget ? (A)Parliament can increase tax but can not reduce or abolish it (B)Parliament can reduce or abolish a tax but can not increase (C)Parliament can neither increase nor reduce or abolish a tax (D)Parliament can increase as well as reduce or abolish a tax (E)None of them 10.Which among the following is legacy / legacies of British Rule in India? (A)Creation of Indian Civil Services (B)Secretarial System (C)Local Self Government (D)Law & Order Administration (E)All of above 11.For elections in Lok Sabha & Assemblies in India, the following system is used? (A)Proportional representation (B)Functional representation (C)Territorial representation (D)Communal representation (E)All of above

12."The Official Language of the Union shall be Hindi in Devanagari script and English could be also used for official purposes" which of the following article says this? (A)343(1) (B)348(1) (C)346 (D)345 (E)None of them 13.After how many days of India becoming a Sovereign Democratic Republic, the Supreme Court came into being? (A)2 days (B)7 days (C)1 month (D)1 year (E)three months 14.Which among the following statement is correct ? (A)There are provisions that a retired judge of supreme court only can sit and act as judge of Supreme court (B)There are no such provisions exist (C)There are provisions that a retired judge of supreme court & high courts can sit and act as judge of Supreme court (D)There are provisions that a retired judge of high courts only can sit and act as judge of Supreme court (E)None of the above 15.Article 25-28 of the Indian Constitution deal with __? (A)Right to Freedom (B)Right to Equality (C)Freedom of religion (D)Constitutional Remedies (E)None of them 16.After how many years Finance Commission is appointed? (A)3 years (B)4 years (C)5 years (D)6 years (E)2 years 17.Under which of the following the Pondicherry judiciary comes ? (A)Madras High court (B)Andhra Pradesh High court (C)Kerala High court (D)Karnataka High court (E)None of them, 18.Who among the following is heading a parliamentary standing committee to recommend on women's reservation bill? (A)Meira Kumar (B)Sushma Swaraj (C)Jayanti Natarajan

(D)Brinda Karat (E)None of them 19.In which of the following amendment acts of the constitution two articles were added in the constitution to incorporate Administrative Tribunals? (A)42nd amendment act (B)44th amendment act (C)46th amendment act (D)49th amendment act (E)None of them 20.What is the number of subjects in concurrent list ? (A)97 (B)66 (C)47 (D)41 (E)56 1.Which of the following article was added to Indian Constitution by 25th amendment act , which gives the directive principles in article 39 (b) and ( c) primacy over fundamental rights guaranteed under article 14 & 19 of the Indian Constitution? (A)Article 31-C (B)Article 51-A (C)Article 42-C (D)Article 32-C (E)None of them 2.The real executive powers lies in ____? (A)President (B)Prime Minister and Chief Minister (C)Council of Ministers (D)Cabinet (E)Parliament 3.Consider the Following statements about Comptroller & Auditor Generalof India: 1. The salary & Allowances are charged from Consolidated Fund of India 2. The appointment is for a Period of 6 years or up to age of 65 Years 3. After retirement Comptroller & Auditor general can be appointed as member of UPSC or Chairman of State Public Service Commission Bring out the correct statements: (A)1 & 2 are correct (B)1 & 3 are correct (C)only 1 is correct (D)only 2 is correct (E)all are correct 4.The office of the Comptroller & Auditor General of India has been created in / on the basis of __? (A)Indian Constitution (B)A cabinet resolution (C)A presidential Ordinance

(D)Enactment by Parliament (E)None of them 5.In which year , the Comptroller & Auditor General of India was relieved from his responsibilities of maintenance of accounts? (A)1967 (B)1976 (C)1981 (D)1982 (E)1971 6.In which year 2 election commissioners were first appointed after the president of India fixed the number of election commissioners to 2? (A)1982 (B)1983 (C)1986 (D)1989 (E)1992 7.The Constitution 61st Amendment act 1988 substituted the words "Eighteen years" for "Twenty One years" so that a person who attains the age of 18 years is eligible to vote. In which article this amendment was made? (A)Article 321 (B)Article 322 (C)Article 324 (D)Article 326 (E)Article 327 8.Who among the following recommends the president of India regarding the principles which should govern the grants-in-aid of the revenues of the states out of Consolidated Fund of India? (A)Finance Minister (B)Comptroller & Auditor General of India (C)Finance Commission (D)Controller General of Accounts (E)Revenue Secretary of India 9.How parliament comes to know about what UPSC has done in a year ? (A)Parliament may ask any time the UPSC chairman to present a report (B)The UPSC chairman is asked to present a report in the annual budget session of the Lok Sabha., (C)The UPSC chairman presents an annual report in both the houses of parliament at any time in a year, (D)The UPSC presents the annual report to the President who shall cause a copy of this report to both the houses of parliament (E)The UPSC presents the annual report to the Human Resources Minister who shall cause a copy of this report to both the houses of parliament 10.About which of the following bodies, no constitutional guidelines exist? (A)The Election Commission (B)The Planning Commission (C)The Finance Commission

(D)the UPSC (E)None of them 11.Who among the following was the first Deputy Chairman of the Planning commission ? (A)V.T. Krishnamachari (B)C.M. Trivedi (C)Gulzari Lal Nanda (D)Ashok Mehta (E)D.R. Gadgil 12.Till now, How many deputy chairmen of the Planning Commission havealso served as Chairmen of Planning Commission? (A)1 only (B)2 (C)3 (D)4 (E)5 13.Which of the following article deals with the appointment, duty and tenure of the Advocate General of State? (A)155 (B)165 (C)175 (D)185 (E)163 14.Which of the following acts later led to creation of Zonal councils? (A)Government of India Act 1935 (B)Indian Independence Act 1947 (C)People's Representation Act 1950 (D)States Reorganization Act 1956 (E)None of the above 15.Which among the following is a written supplementary, explanatory or appended document of Indian constitution? (A)Part VI (B)Preamble (C)Amendment (D)Schedules (E)Bare acts 16.In which of the following sessions of Indian National Congress , our national anthem was first sung 27 December 1911 ? (A)Lahore (B)Calcutta (C)Delhi (D)Surat (E)Bombay 17.Who among the following heads the committee to make recommendation, inter-alia on the feasibility of treating all languages in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution, including Tamil, as Official Languages of the Union. The Government will consider the recommendations of the

Committee and take a suitable decision in the matter? (A)Madhav Gadgil (B)B K Patnaik (C)B N Tiwari (D)Sitakant Mahapatra (E)None of them 18.The constitution of Jammu & Kashmir was framed by _____? (A)The same constituent assembly which framed the constitution of India (B)A special constituent assembly set up by parliament (C)A special constituent assembly set up by state (D)None of them (E) 19.Which among the following is also called as lengthiest amendment to Indian Constitution? (A)24th (B)42nd (C)44th (D)46th (E)86th 20.Which of the following article of the Indian Constitution guarantees rights to arrested persons? (A)article 14 (B)Article 19 (C)Article 22 (D)Article 21 (E)Article 30 1.Which among the following was / were set up vide Part-III of the States Re-organisation Act, 1956.? (A)Interstate Council (B)Zonal Council (C)Language Commission (D)Delimitation Commission (E)None of the above 2.In which year Sikkim was included in the North Eastern Council ? (A)1985 (B)1992 (C)1999 (D)2002 (E)2004 3.Who among the following functions as Chairman of Zonal Council? (A)Prime Minister (B)Union Home Minister (C)State Chief Minister elected by all chief ministers of respective states (D)President (E)None of them

4.Department of Border Management functions under which of the following ministries of Government of India? (A)Ministry of External Affairs (B)Ministry of Defense (C)Union Home Ministry (D)Ministry of Commerce (E)None of them 5.Which among the following was a Commission of Inquiry on the alleged disappearance of Netaji Subhash Chandra bose? (A)Nanavati Commission (B)Mukherjee Commission (C)Liberahan Commission (D)Justice Sivasubramaniam Commission (E)None of them 6.Who among the following was appointed as chairman of a committee established by the Supreme Court to make the Prevention of Damage to PublicProperty Act, 1984 more effective and also to suggest suitable changes or alterations which can make the statue more meaningful? (A)Justice K.T.Thomas (B)Justice Hansraj (C)Mr.G.E.Vahanvati (D)Prof. N.R. Madhava Menon (E)None of the above 7."Bhagwa or the saffron color denotes renunciation of disinterestedness. Our leaders must be indifferent to material gains and dedicate themselves to their work. The white in the centre is light, the path of truth to guide our conduct. The green shows our relation to soil, our relation to the plant life here on which all other life depends. The Ashoka Wheel in the center of the white is the wheel of the law of dharma. Truth or satya, dharma or virtue ought to be the controlling principles of those who work under this flag. Again, the wheel denotes motion. There is death in stagnation. There is life in movement. India should no more resist change, it must move and go forward. The wheel represents the dynamism of a peaceful change." The above description about our National Flag was depicted by whom in the Constituent Assembly? (A)Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru (B)Dr. Rajendra Prasad (C)Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar (D)Dr. S. Radhakrishnan (E)Maulana Abul Kalam Azad 8.What is the most appropriate size of Table Flags as per Flag Code of India 2002? (A)450X300 mm (B)225X150 mm (C)150X100 mm (D)900 X 600 mm (E)None of the above 9.Which of the following languages was added to the first of the regional languages by the 21st amendment? (A)Oriya (B)Kashmiri (C)Sindhi

(D)Assamese (E)Dogari 10.The Indian federalism is founded on a theory of `unequal federalism' under which all States are not equal and many enjoy a special status. Under which of the following articles Nagaland Enjoys a special status? (A)Article 371 A (B)Article 371 B (C)Article 371 C (D)Article 371 G (E)None of them 11.On which of the following issues Lt. Genl. (Retd.) Vijay Madan was appointed as Interlocutor by the central Government to continue with the dialogue? (A)Naxalism Issue (B)Gorkhaland Issue (C)Naga peace talks (D)Indo Bangladesh Teesta River dispute (E)None of the above 12.Which among the following commission was set up in March 1950 ? (A)The Election Commission (B)The Union Public Service Commission (C)The Finance Commission (D)The Planning Commission (E)The Farmer's Commission 13.Under which of the following articles comes the appointment of Administrator of the Union territory by the President of India? (A)Article 239 (B)Article 240 (C)Article 241 (D)Article 243 (E)None of them 14.The Advocate-General of an state shall hold office during the pleasure of _____? (A)President (B)Governor (C)Chief Minister (D)Council of Ministers (E)None of them 15.In which of the following state of India , the government does not plan to open Counter Insurgency and Anti-Terrorist CIAT Schools? (A)Jammu & Kashmir (B)Assam (C)Bihar (D)Chhattisgarh (E)Orissa 16.Sexual Harassment comes under which section of Indian Penal Code? (A)376

(B)363 (C)354 (D)509 (E)366 17.Where was established Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel Police Academy in 1948? (A)Hyderabad (B)Dehradun (C)Mount Abu (D)Jalandhar (E)Meerut 18.Subject of Universities is in the following list ? (A)Union List (B)State List (C)Concurrent List (D)None of them 19.Which among the following is an incorrect statement: (A)Fundamental Freedoms given by article 19 are not absolute (B)The corporation or company can claim a right under article 19 of the constitution (C)Article 19 as well as 22 deal with personal liberties (D)Article 19 guarantees freedom of assembly (E)Clause 2 to 6 deal with the restrictions on freedom 20.Which among the following is not expressly mentioned in article 19? (A)Freedom of speech and expression (B)Freedom of assembly (C)Freedom to form associations (D)Freedom of Press (E)Freedom to reside and settle 1. The salary of the Judge of High Court are charged from which among the following: (A) Consolidated Fund of India (B) Consolidated Fund of the State (C) Contingency Fund of India (D) Contingency Fund of State 2. Which among the following is the correct implication of the "Advisory Jurisdiction" of the Supreme Court of India: (A) It tenders advice to the President of India on demand (B) It tenders advice to the Prime Minister of India on legal matters (C) It tenders advice to the Govt. of India on all Constitutional matters (D) All of above 3. Which among the following is the most important condition to decide for the validity of nomination of a College student, who seeks to be elected to the Municipal Council of his / her City? (A) He / she obtains permission from the Principal of his College (B) He / she is a member of a Political Party (C) His / her name figures in the Voter's List (D) He / she submits a declaration owing allegiance of the Constitution of India

4. Which among the following commision is known for recommendation of abolition of the IAS and IPS? (A) Dhebar Commission (B) Kalekar Commission (C) Kher Commission (D) Rajamannar Commission 5. Consider the following statements: 1. Elections to the Panchayats are held by the Union Election Commission 2. The reservation for weaker sections and women are mandatory in Panchayat Seats 3. The term of Panchayats is 5 years. Which among the above statements is / are correct? (A) 1,2 and 3 (B) 2 and 3 (C) 2 only (D) 1 and 2 6. Which among the following was the purpose of setting up the Balwant Rai Mehta Committee in 1956? (A) Suggesting measures for democratic decentralization (B) Reporting the working of the Village Panchayats (C) Suggesting measures for better efficiency in the implementation of the Community Development Projects (D) Investigating the feasibility of setting up new Panchayat Machinery 7. Consider the following: 1. Direct Election on the basis of Adult Suffrage 2. Proportional Representation by means of single transferable Vote 3. List system of Proportional Representation 4. Cumulative System of Indirect Elections Which among the above are adopted in various elections in India ? (A) 1 and 2 (B) 1 and 3 (C) 2, 3 and 4 (D) 3 and 4 8. Consider the following statements: 1. The members of the Election Commission in India are appointed by the Parliament 2. Members of the Election Commission have equal status to that of Chief Election Commissioner, but Chief Election Commissioner has overriding powers. 3. Chief Election Commissioner can be removed from his office by the President of India. Which among the above statements is / are correct? (A) 1, 3 and 4 (B) 2, 3 and 4 (C) 1 only (D) None is a correct statement 9. Consider the following: (1) Members of Foreign Services posted abroad (2) Members of Armed Forces (3) Civil Servants on Election Duty (4) Indian Nationals settled abroad

Wich among the above are entitled to exercise their vote through Postal Ballot? (A) 2 and 3 (B) 1,2 and 3 (C) 1,2,3 and 4 (D) 1 and 3 10. The registration of Voters is a responsibility of which among the following? (A) Individual Voters (B) Government (C) Election Commission (D) Corporations 11. 11. Who among the following was never a Chief Election Commissioner of India ? (A) K.V.K.Sundaram (B) T.Swaminathan (C) R.K.Trivedi (D) R.S.Verma 12. The "Universal Adult Suffrage" is enshrined in which among the following articles of Constitution of India? (A) 323 (B) 326 (C) 327 (D) 328 13.Consider the following: 1. President of India 2. Governor of Indian State 3. Administrator of a Union Territory Which among the above have the power to promulgate the ordinances? (A)Only 1 (B)Only 1 & 2 (C)Only 1 & 3 (D)all of them 14.Who among the following decides on the matter of disqualification of a Member of Rajya Sabha? (A)Parliament of India by resolution (B)Election Commission of India (C)President by advice of Parliament (D)President by advice of Election Commission 15.Who among the following can pardon the Capital Punishment? (A)President, Governor and Administrator of Union Territory (B)President & Governor (C)President & Administrator of Union Territory (D)Only President 1. What is the number of Schedules in Constitution of India? [A]8 [B]10 [C]12

[D]13 2. In which year, The Citizenship Act passed? [A]1952 [B]1955 [C]1956 [D]1959 3. Which among the following articles of Constitution of India abolishes the untouchablity? [A]Article 15 [B]Article 16 [C]Article 17 [D]Article 20 4. Which among the following articles speaks about impeachment of the President of India? [A]Article 60 [B]Article 61 [C]Article 62 [D]Article 63 5. Which among the following articles defines the Money Bill? [A]Article 110 [B]Article 111 [C]Article 112 [D]Article 113 6. The Indian Constitution has adopted Parliamentary System of Constitution from which among the following countries? [A]UK [B]US [C]Russia [D]Japan 7. Which among the following is the correct age of retirement of Judge of Supreme Court? [A]58 years [B]60 years [C]62 years [D]65 years 8. Who appoints " ad hoc" Judges of the Supreme Court? [A]President [B]Vice President [C]President with advice of Council of Ministers [D]Chief Justice of the Supreme Court with permission of President 9. Consider the following: 1. Legislative Council 2. Upper House of Parliament 3. Municipal Council Which among the above are permanent ? [A]1 Only

[B]1 & 2 [C]2 & 3 [D]1, 2 & 3 10. The Town Planning Committee comes under which among the following parts of Constitution of India? [A]Part VII [B]Part IX [C]Part IXA [D]None of them 11. Which among the following body has been set up under the mandate of Constitution of India? [A]National Development Council [B]Planning Commission [C]Interstate Council [D]National Advisory Council 12. What is the maximum life of an ordinance promulgated by President of India? [A]6 months [B]7.5 months [C]9 months [D]12 months 13. Which among the following were inserted in the constitution of India on recommendations of Swaran Singh Committee? [A]Fundamental Rights [B]Directive Principles of State Policy [C]Fundamental Duties [D]12th Schedule 14. The Promulgation of an ordinance by a President is done when ___? [A]President feels that ordinance should be promulgated (on discretion) [B]When Supreme Court advises the President [C]When Council of Ministers advises President [D]When any house of the parliament passes a resolution 15. For which among the following periods, an Attorney General is appointed in India? [A]2 years [B]3 years [C]5 years [D]Any period which the president feels suitable 1. In which among the following parts of Constitution of India are enshrined the Fundamental Duties? [A]Part III [B]Part IIIA [C]Part IVA [D]Part IV

2. Consider the following: 1. Untouchability 2. Child Marriage 3. Sati 4. Dowry Which among the above have been prohibited / abolished by the articles in Constitution of India? [A]1 [B]1 2 [C]1 2 3 [D]1 2 3 4

3. How many freedoms are guaranteed by Article 19 (Right to Freedom)? [A]Three [B]Four [C]Five [D]Six

4. Which among the following is / are explicitly mentioned in constitution of India: 1. Freedom against exploitation such as begar 2. Abolition of Sati 3. Freedom of Press Choose the correct option: [A]1 [B]1 & 2 [C]1 , 2 & 3 [D]2 & 3

5. Which among the following amendments added the Fundamental Duties as per recommendations of Sardar Swaran Singh Committee? [A]38th [B]40th [C]42nd [D]44th

6. Consider the following: 1. Fundamental Rights 2. Fundamental Duties 3. Directive Principles of State Policy Which among the above enjoy the "legal sanction' in India? [A]Only 1 [B]1 & 2 [C]1 & 3 [D]1, 2 & 3

7. The makers of Constitution chose the same form of Government in India which was prevalent in which among the following countries? [A]United States [B]United Kingdom [C]Australia [D]Japan

8. The makers of Constitution of India chose the scheme of federation of India, as prevalent in which among the following countries? [A]United States [B]United Kingdom [C]Australia [D]Canada

9. Initially, for how long presidential rule can be imposed in a state? [A]6 months [B]9 months [C]12 months [D]18 months

10. Consider the following: 1. Preamble 2. Fundamental Duties 3. Directive Principles of State Policy Which among the above incorporate Economic Justice? [A]1 & 2 [B]1 & 3 [C]1, 2 & 3 [D]Only 3

11. By which among the following Dyarchy was introduced in India? [A]Act of 1892 [B]Act of 1909 [C]Act of 1919 [D]Act of 1935

12. Who among the following can terminate the legislative council of a state? [A]State Council of Ministers [B]Members of Legislative Council by adopting a resolution [C]Members of Legislative assembly by making a law [D]Governor of the state with advice of Chief Minister

13. Consider the following: 1. Socialist 2. Democratic

3. Sovereign 4. Secular Which among the following is the correct order in which the above words appear in Preamble of Constitution of India? [A]3 1 4 2 [B]1 2 3 4 [C]3 4 1 2 [D]4 1 3 2

14. The right to constitutional remedies allows Indian citizens to stand up for their rights against anybody even the government of India. Which article says this? [A]Article 31 [B]Article 32 [C]Article 33 [D]Article 34

15. An Individual Minister can be removed by ______? [A]Prime Minister [B]Council of Ministers [C]Parliament [D]President 1. In which among the following periods, the Prime Minister of India should become a member of Parliament, if he/ she is not at the time of swearing in? [A]6 months [B]9 months [C]12 Months [D]3 months

2. A writ petition to protect the fundamental rights can be lodged with which among the following? 1. Supreme Court 2. High Courts 3. Districts Courts 4. Session Courts Choose the correct options: [A]1 [B]1 2 [C]1 2 3 [D]1 2 3 4

3. All revenues received by the Government of India by taxes e.g. Income Tax, Central Excise, Customs and other receipts are kept in which among the following? [A]Consolidated Fund of India [B]Contingency Fund of India [C]Public Account of India

[D]Reserve Bank of India

4. Approval of which among the following authorities alone would be sufficient to draw funds from Consolidated Fund of India ? [A]Only Parliament [B]Only President [C]Either Parliament or President [D]Both Parliament and President

5. Transactions relate to debt other than those included in the Consolidated Fund of India are kept in which among the following? [A]Debt Account [B]Public Account [C]Contingency Fund [D]Debt Fund

6. Consider the following statements: 1. Prime Minister decides the size of Council of Ministers 2. Prime Minister recommends the names of the people to be appointed as Ministers 3. There is no limit on number of ministers a prime minister can have in his council Which among the above statements is/ are correct? [A]Only 1 [B]1 & 2 [C]1, 2 & 3 [D]Only 2 & 3

7. Consider the following statements: 1. Public Accounts of India does not contain normal receipts of Government 2. There is no need for parliament approval to incur money from Public Account of India Which among the above statements is/ are correct? [A]Only 1 [B]Only 2 [C]Both 1 & 2 [D]Neither 1 nor 2

8. Till now how many judges of Supreme Court of India have been removed from Office through impeachment? [A]One [B]Two [C]Three [D]None

9. Which among the following language is NOT there in the 8th Schedule of Constitution of India? [A]Dogri

[B]Rajasthani [C]Sindhi [D]Manipuri

10. How many members can be nominated by the president to the Rajya Sabha & Lok Sabha Respectively? [A]12 & 2 [B]10 & 2 [C]12 & 4 [D]12 & 6

11. A bill initiated by which among the following is a Government Bill? [A]Member of Parliament from Ruling Party / Coalition [B]Minister [C]Member of parliament from opposition party / coalition [D]Either 1 or 2

12. Each House of Parliament collectively and the Members individually, enjoy certain special powers and privileges without which they cannot discharge their functions, efficiently and effectively. These privileges have been provided by ___? [A]Constitution of India [B]Act of Parliament [C]Rule book of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha [D]President of India

13. In which year Rajya Sabha was established? [A]1950 [B]1952 [C]1953 [D]1954

14. Which among the following schedules of Constitution of India talks about the allocation of seats in Rajya Sabha? [A]Third Schedule [B]Fourth Schedule [C]Fifth Schedule [D]Sixth Schedule

15. Till now, the Preamble of Constitution of India has been amended for how many times? [A]Never [B]Once [C]Twice [D]Thrice

1. Consider the following: 1. Central Government 2. State Governments Which among the above can levy the taxes on agricultural revenues? [A]Only 1 [B]Only 2 [C]Both 1 & 2 [D]Neither 1 nor 2

2. Consider the following: 1. Fundamental Rights 2. Fundamental Duties 3. Directive Principles of State Policy In India, the provisions related to "education" have been embodied in which among the above? [A]1 & 2 [B]2 & 3 [C]1 & 3 [D]1, 2 & 3

3. If President and Vice President, both are unavailable, who among the following would discharge the functions? [A]Prime Minister [B]Lok Sabha Speaker [C]Chief Justice of India [D]Any person nominated by President or Vice President

4. What can be the maximum number of members of the Lok Sabha ? [A]545 [B]550 [C]552 [D]560

5. Which among the following was the strength of Lok Sabha after India's first general elections? [A]289 [B]389 [C]489 [D]492

6. In India the Parliament is made up of ___: 1. Lok Sabha 2. Rajya Sabha 3. President 4. Vice President 5. Lok Sabha Speaker Choose the correct option:

[A]1 2 [B]1 2 3 [C]1 2 3 4 [D]1 2 3 4 5

7. Consider the following: 1. Members of Lok Sabha 2. Members of Rajya Sabha 3. Members of Legislative Assemblies 4. Members of Legislative Councils Who among the above choose President of India? [A]1 [B]1 2 [C]1 2 3 [D]1 2 3 4

Explanation 8. For how many times, a person can become President of India? [A]Once [B]Twice [C]Thrice [D]No limit

9. If the Government of a State fails to enforce the Directive principals of the state Policy, a citizen can move to which among the following courts to file a writ petition to get them enforced? [A]No Court [B]District Courts [C]High Courts [D]Supreme Court

10. Which among the following articles helped the Madarsas in India to remain out of purview of the Right to Education Act? [A]Article 26 [B]Article 27 [C]Article 29 [D]Article 30

11. The ultimate sovereignty in the Indian Polity rests with which among the following? [A]Parliament [B]Council of Ministers [C]Higher Judiciary [D]People of India

12. Which among the following is the basis of representation in Rajya Sabha for States?

[A]Area [B]Population [C]Both A & B [D]Neither A nor B

13. Consider the following statements: 1. Presiding officer is member of the Rajya Sabha 2. All Union Territories have representation in Rajya Sabha Which among the above statements is/ are correct? [A]Only 1 [B]Only 2 [C]Both 1 and 2 [D]Neither 1 nor 2

14. New All India services can be initiated in India only if the following makes a recommendation? [A]President [B]Rajya Sabha [C]Lok Sabha [D]Council of Ministers

15. What is the maximum life of an ordinance promulgated by President? [A]6 months [B]7.5 months [C]9 months [D]12 months 1. Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion is a subordinate office of which among the following ministries? [A]Ministry of Finance [B]Ministry of Commerce & Industry [C]Ministry of Corporate Affairs [D]None of them 2. The DAVP (Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity) is a subordinate office of which among the following Ministries? [A]Ministry of Information & Broadcasting [B]Ministry of communications & Information Technology [C]Ministry of Corporate Affairs [D]Ministry of Culture 3. Which among the following can be called a " writ of prohibition" ? [A]A writ issued by Supreme court or High court to inferior court [B]A writ issued by High Court to supreme court or inferior court [C]A writ issued by a inferior court [D]None of them

4. "National Integration Council " was created for making welfare measures for the ..? [A]Muslims & Sikhs [B]Sikhs, Buddhists & Schedules castes [C]All Minorities [D]All religions 5. Who among the following is called the " guardian of the public purse" of India? [A] Governor of Reserve bank of India [B]Finance Minister of India [C]Comptroller & Auditor General of India [D]Supreme Court of India 6. Which among the following articles of Indian Constitution gives right to the Attorney General of India to speak in Houses of Parliament or their committee? [A] Article 76 [B]Article 89 [C]Article 96 [D]None of them 7. In which year, first Official Language Commission was constituted? [A]1952 [B]1955 [C]1958 [D]1959 8. The system of " Proportional Representation " is used in India to elect ..? [A]Prime Minister [B]Governor [C]President [D]Members of Parliament 9. Which schedule of the Indian Constitution divides the legislative powers between the Union and states? [A]8th schedule [B]7th schedule [C]6th schedule [D]9th schedule 10. Which among the following is borrowed from "Ireland" in our constitution? [A]Directive Principles [B]Fundamental Duties [C]Preamble [D]Fundamental Duties 11. Which of the following posts is not mentioned in Constitution? [A]Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha [B]Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha [C]Attorney General [D]Solicitor General 12. Which among the following is the correct designation of Hindi in India?

[A]National language [B]Language of communication between states & centre [C]The Official Language of the Union of India [D]Official and National Language of India 13. Which among the following state / union territory got birth with the Punjab Reorganization Act of 1966? [A]Haryana [B]Himachal Pradesh [C]Chandigarh [D]None of them 14. Which among the following constitution is similar to Indian Constitution because of a strong centre? [A]USA [B]Canada [C]England [D]Japan 15. Town Planning Committees are constituted as per which among the following amendments of Indian Constitution? [A]73rd [B]74th [C]75th [D]76th 1. Consider the following: 1. Lok Sabha 2. Legislative Assembly 3. Rajya Sabha 4. Legislative Council A Money bill can originate in which among the above? [A]Only 1 [B]1 & 2 [C]1, 2 & 3 [D]1, 2, 3 & 4 2. Who among the following is the final interpreter & guardian of Indian Constitution? [A]President [B]Prime Minister [C]Supreme Court [D]Supreme Court as well as High Court 3. Consider the following: 1. Union List 2. State List 3. Concurrent list Parliament of India can make laws on which among the above? [A]Only 1 [B]1 & 3

[C]1, 2 & 3 [D]Only 3 4. The Vice President is elected by an electoral college comprising votes of __________? [A]Only members of Parliament [B] Members of Parliament & members of Legislative Assemblies [C] Members of Parliament, Members of Legislative assemblies and Members of legislative councils [D]Members of Rajya Sabha 5. A minister in Union Government is individually responsible to ___? [A]Council of Ministers [B]Prime Minister [C]President [D]Parliament 6. What fraction of Rajya Sabha members retire after every two years? [A]2/3 [B]1/3 [C]1/2 [D]1/6 7. Which article ensures the special status to Jammu & Kashmir? [A]Article 370 [B]Article 372 [C]Article 369 [D]Article 368 8. The Three tier system of panchayti raj was adopted by which state for the first time? [A]Rajasthan [B]Andhra Pradesh [C]Bihar [D]Karnataka 9. Which among the following term / terms was / were added to Preamble of Constitution of India by 42th Amendment Act 1976. ? 1. Sovereign 2. Socialist 3. Republic 4. Secular Choose the correct option: [A]1 & 2 [B]2 & 3 [C]2 & 4 [D]2, 3 & 4 10. The preamble of Constitution of India is ________? [A] A part of constitution [B] Not a part of constitution [C] is an annex to constitution

[D]A schedule of the Constitution 11. Which among the following in our constitution is called " Magnacarta" ? [A] Fundamental Rights [B]Directive principles of state policy [C]Preamble [D]Fundamental Duties 12. Right to property was made a Legal right from a Fundamental Right by which among the following amendments to Indian Constitution? [A]42nd [B]44th [C]92nd [D]36th 13. The Parliament of India is consisted of _______: [A]Lok Sabha & Rajya Sabha [B]Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha & President [C]Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha, President & Prime Minister [D]Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha & Council of Ministers 14. Which among the following are subject to dissolution: 1. Legislative Assembly 2. Legislative Council 3. Lok Sabha 4. Rajya Sabha Choose the correct option: [A]1 & 3 [B]2 & 3 [C]1, 2 & 3 [D]2, 3 & 4 15. Consider the following: 1. Fundamental Rights 2. Fundamental Duties 3. Directive Principles of State Policy Which among the above is/ are justifiable? [A]Only 1 [B]1 & 2 [C]1 & 3 [D]2 & 3