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1100+ Politics Questions In English For All Exams

1100+ Politics Questions In English For All Exams

Where was the first session of the Constituent Assembly held?New Delhi

Who was the Chairman’ of the Union Constitution Committee of the Constituent Assembly?Jawaharlal Nehru

Which proclamation of National Emergency automatically suspends?Right to freedom

On the basis of financial crisis howmany times has emergency been declared by the President of India?Not even once

What type of Party system has been envolved in India?Multi-Party

Which post does the Constitution of India does not mention?The Deputy Prime Minister

Who decides the number of Judges in a High Court?President

With which does the power to extend or restrict the jurisdiction of the High Court rest?With the Parliament

Who appoints the Chief Election Commissioner of India?President

Who said “I therefore want freedom immediately, this very night, before dawn if it can be had”?Mahatma Gandhi

Up to howmuch age can the Members of the Union Public Service Commission function?65 years

Which country has the briefest Constitution in the world?USA

Who was made the Home Minister when Jawaharlal Nehru formed the Interim Government in 1946?Sardar Patel

Which committee was assigned to recommend reforms in the insurance sector?Malhotra Committee

What is the minimum permissible age for employment in any factory or mine?14 years

Who is competent to prescribe conditions as for acquiring Indian citizenship?Parliament

When the Vice-President acts as President he gets the emoluments of which post?President

The resolution for removing the Vice-President of India can be moved in which sabha?Rajya Sabha alone

To whom does the Public Accounts Committee submit its report?The Speaker of the Lok Sabha

Which is the highest and final judicial tribunal in respect of the Constitution of India?Supreme Court

Which Union Territory attained statehood in February, 1987?Goa

Which Article of the Constitution of India makes a specific mention of Village Panchayats?Article 40

Which Amendment of the Constitution of India deals with the issue of strengthening of the Panchayati Raj?73rd

What does the Preamble of our Constitution contin?Thespiritofthe Constitution

The source of India’s sovereignty lies in which thing?Preambletothe Constitution

When the Vice-President acts as President he gets the emoluments of which post?President

In India, the concept of single citizenship is adopted from which country?England

In which year was the first no confidence motion moved in the Lok Sabha after independence?1963

From where can a Member of Parliament claim immunity?From civil cases only

With which the executive power relating to concurrent subjects remain?The Centre

Howmany subjects are in the Union list?97 subjects

By which committee was Mandai Panchayats recommended?Ashok Mehta Committee

Why was the Panchayati Raj System adopted?Decentralise the power of democracy

Which Committee was formed to suggest means for eradicating black money?Cheiliah Committee

Who was the President of the Constituent Assembly?Dr. Rajendra Prasad

Which Directive Principle of State Policy has NOT been implemented so far?Uniform civil code for the citizens

Which amendments accorded precedence to Directive Principle over Fundamental Rights?42nd Amendment

In an atom the order of filling up of the orbitals is governed by which principle?Aufbau principle

Which agency has the power to declare any industrial unit as a potentially sick unit?BIFR

Who is authorised to decide over a dispute regarding disqualification of a member of Parliament?President

The Lok Sabha is called in session for at least how many times in a year’?Thrice

When can the salaries of High Court judges be reduced?During a Financial Emergency (Art. 360)

By whom are the Chief Justice and other Judges of the High Court are appointed?President

Who was the first speaker of the Lok Sabha?Malgaonkar

Which is the State having the largest population of scheduled castes?Utter Pradesh

Which country has the briefest Constitution in the world?USA

In which state has India’s largest private sector sea port been commissioned recently?Andhra Pradesh

Who was the Chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Indian Constitution?B. R. Ambedkar

How long did the Constituent Assembly take to finally pass the Constitution?About 3 years since Dec 9, 1946

How type of right is Right to Information?Fundamental right

Meghnad Saha is known for his contribution in which field?Physics

Which right conferred by the Constitution of India is also available to non- citizens?Freedom to speech

What is the minimum age for election/appointment as member of the Rajya Sabha?30 years

What is the minimum age for being the member of the Parliament?25 years

What is the maximum number of elected members in a State Assembly?500

By whom are Zonal Council provided?By Parliamentary Act

By whom was an inter-State Council set up in 1990 under Article 263 of the Constitution?President

How many votes are entitled for members of the UN Economic and Social Council?One vote

On which date India became a Sovereign, democratic republic?18289

What is the present strength of members in the Economic and Social Council of the UN body?54

Which act made the Indian Legislature bicameral?Government of India Act, 1919

What is the duration of proclamation of Financial Emergency?At the first instance 2 months

During the proclamation of National Emergency which articls can not be suspended?Articles 20 and 21

Where can the report of the UPSC discussed?In Parliament before being accepted

To whom is the resignation letter of a State Public Service Commission member addressed?Governor

What does the special status of Jammu and Kashmir imply?A separate Constitution

To whom is the Chief Minister of a State responsible?Governor

What is the source of maximum income to Panchayati Raj?Government grants

Which is at the apex of the-three tier system of Panchayati Raj?Zila Parishad

Which can impose reasonable restrictions on the Fundamental Rights of the Indian citizens?Parliament

The Fundamental Right to Property has been deleted by the which Amendment Act?44th

Which were the patrons of Sangam, an assembly of Tamil poets?Pandya

To whom the Vice-President’s letter of resignation is to be addressed?President

On which basis Montague-Chelmsford Report formed?The Government of India Act, 1919

Who has the authority to remove the Vice-President from his office before the expiry of his term?Parliament

When was Inter-Governmental Authori on Development come into existence?21st March, 1996

How can a major portion of the Constitution be amended?By two-thirds majority

When was Lake Chad Basin Commission founded?22nd May, 1964

Which Constitutional Amendments banned the floor crossing in Parliament?52nd

When is the Constitution of India designed to work as a unitary government?In times of Emergency

From which of the country, Constitution of India has adopted fundamental duties?Erstwhile USSR

Who was the member of the Rajya Sabha when first appointed as the Prime Minister of India?Indira Gandhi

Who is the ex-officio Chairman of Rajya Sabha?Vice-President

Among the Union Territories of India, which one has the largest size?Pondicherry

Under which act was the Supreme Court set up?Regulating Act

Which Judge of the Supreme Court was unsuccessfully sought to be impeached?Justice Ramaswami

Which Governor of Bengal committed suicide in 1774?Robert Clive

Bouncing of cheques has become an offence. What is the punishment for the same?6 months imprisonment

By whom is Recognition to a political party accorded?By the Election Commission

From which date shall the tenure of every Panchayat be for five years?From the date of its first meeting

Which is not the concern of the local government?Public Utility Services

In which year was the Constituent Assembly which framed the Constitution for Independent India set up?1946

What are the total members of Security Council–15

Who presided over the inaugural meeting of the Constituent Assembly of India?Sachidananda Sinha

Between which a government is federal or unitary on the basis of relations?Centre and States

Who was appointed by Ashoka to administer justice in his empire?Rajuka

Who was the first Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission of India?Shri V. T. Krishnamachari

The Ninth Schedule was added by which Amendment?First

To which duties is the system of value added taxation applicable?Excise duties

By whom is the Speaker of the Lok Sabha is elected?All the members of Lok Sabha

Which first woman to become a Chief Minister of any State in India?Sucheta Kripalani

What does the special status of Jammu and Kashmir imply?A separate Constitution

To whom is the Chief Minister of a State responsible?Governor

Which tax is levied by the Union and collected and appropriated by the States?Stamp Duties

With which amendment act has Panchayati Raj received constitutional status?73rd

By whom was the Constitution of India adopted?Constituent Assembly

When was the Constituent Assembly for undivided India first met?9th December, 1946

The United Nations declared 4th week of September which week?Peace Week

Which right conferred by the Constitution of India is also available to non- citizens?Freedom to speech

Which is a human right as well as a fundamental right under the Constitution of India?Right to Education

After howmany years One-third of the members of the Rajya Sabha retire?Second year

A Money Bill passed by the Lok Sabha has to be passed/returned by Rajya Sabha within howmany days?14 days

How can a Change in distribution of powers between the Centre and the States be done?Amending the Constitution

By which bill does the government make arrangement for the collection of revenues for a year?Finance Bill

The distribution of power between Centre and the States is based on which scheme?Government of India Act, 1935

Which helped to develop close ties between the government and the masses?Ryotwari Settlement

Which Amendment provided for an authoritative version of the Constitution in Hindi?58th

After howmany years is the President of USA is elected?4 years

Economic Planning is a subject of which list?Union List

Which Act gave representation to Indians for the first time in the Legislature?Government of India Act, 1935

Who has the power to form a new State within the Union of India?President

By which act did the Crown take the Government of India into its own hands?Government of India Act, 1858

Which was the crop during the 13th and 14th Centuries A.D. the Indian peasants did not cultivate?Maize

In whom the executive authority of the Union is vested by the Constitution?President

By whom is the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee of the Parliament appointed?Speaker of Lok Sabha

Who decides whether a particular bill is a Money Bill or not?Speaker of Lok Sabha

Who used the phrase ‘Un-British’ to criticize the English colonial control of India?Dadabhai Naoroji

Where is In the Constitution of India, the word ‘Federal’ used?Nowhere

By whom is Recognition to a political party accorded?By the Election Commission

Which Amendment provided for an authoritative version of the Constitution in Hindi?58th

Under whose signature are the members of All-India Services appointed?President

Which part of the Constitution reflects the mind and ideals of the framers?Preamble

What does the Preamble of our Constitution contains?The spirit of the Constitution

Which State has the largest percentage of reserved parliamentary seats?Uttar Pradesh

According to which system are the members of the Rajya Sabha elected?Single Transferable Vote System

The members of the State Legislative Assembly are elected for the periods of–5 years

Which One feature is distinguishing the Rajya Sabha from the vidhan Parishad?Indirect election

What is the electorate for a Panchayat?The Gram Sabha

For how long does Mayor of a Municipal Corporation hold the office?1 year

Who was the President of the Constituent Assembly?Dr. Rajendra Prasad

Who were considered constitutionalist within the Indian National Congress?Satyamurty and K. M. Munshi

Which is a human right as well as a fundamental right under the Constitution of India?Right to Education

Who was instrumental in bringing the Extremists and the Moderates together at Lucknow?Annie Besant

Howmany times has National Emergency been declared?Three times

Who headed the Cabinet Mission?Lord Pethick Lawrence

Under which act was the Supreme Court set up?Regulating Act

Which Judge of the Supreme Court was unsuccessfully sought to be impeached?Justice Ramaswami

By whom is the Area of Lok Sabha Constituency for the purpose of general election determined?Election Commission

After howmany years is Election of Rajya Sabha held?2 years

On which Panchayat did the Ashok Mehta Committee greater emphasis?Mandai Panchayat

Who decides about the reasonableness of the restrictions placed on Fundamental Rights?Courts

By whom is the Separation of the Judiciary from the Executive enjoined?Directive Principle

To which Bill the President must accord his sanction without sending it back for fresh consideration?Finance Bills

Which was the first woman film star nominated/ elected to the Rajya Sabha?Nargis Dutt

Whose prior consent can the Money Bills be introduced in the State Legislature?Governor

Who was the chairman of National Income Committee?P. C. Mahalanobis

Which State has no Panchayati Raj Institution at all?Nagaland

Who is the executive head of a Municipal Corporation?Commissioner

How did Constituent Assembly arrived at decisions on the various provisions of the Constitution?By consensus

Which body finalises the Five Year Plan proposals?National Development Council

Which has the most profound influence on the drafting of the Indian Constitution?Government of India Act, 1935

Among which class did Indian National Congress find wide acceptance initially?Educated middle class

The five year term of the President is calculated from which day?The day he assumes charge

If the President wants to resign from office, he may do so by writing to whom?Vice-President

Mahatma Gandhi gave the call ‘Do or Die’ during which movement?Quit India Movement

How many times was the term of the Lok Sabha extended upto 6 years?Once

In which of the Parliamentary Financial Committees is the Rajya Sabha not represented?Estimates Committee

The States Reorganisation Act created howmany States and Union Territories?14 and 6

Which is not administered by a Lieutenant Governor?Chandigarh

Which was the chariler Act to close the trade of East India?1833

By whom is the Speaker of the Lok Sabha is elected?All the members of Lok Sabha

By whom is the Chairman of Public Accounts Committee appointed?Speaker

Which was the first State to become bifurcated after independence?Madras

On which date was the State of Bombay was bifurcated into Maharashtra and Gujarat?May 1, in the year 1960

Which post is not mentioned in the Constitution of India?The Deputy Prime Minister

How can a major portion of the Constitution be amended?By two-thirds majority

How the Constitution describes India?As a Union of States

Which language is not recognised in the 8th Schedule though it is an official language of a State?English

Who has the final power to maintain order within the House of People?Speaker

Who fixes the salaries and the allowances of the Speaker of Lok Sabha?Parliament

How mnay subjects are in the Concurrent List?47 subjects

How can a Change in distribution of powers between the Centre and the States be done?By Amending the Constitution

By virtue of which Act, dyarchy was introduced in India?Government of India Act, 1919

Which Amendment of the Constitution of India deals with the issue of strengthening of the Panchayati Raj?73rd

From which date shall the tenure of every Panchayat be for five years?From the date of its first meeting

Citizenship provisions are enshrined in the Constitution in which article?Part II, Articles 5-11

Under which Article of the Constitution are the Cultural and Educational Rights granted?Article 29 and 30

Which State sends the maximum number of members to the Rajya Sabha?Uttar Pradesh

Who was the first leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha?Kamlapati Tripathi

With which the executive power relating to concurrent subjects remain?The Centre

Howmany subjects are in the Union list?97 subjects

In which schedule is the list of items which may be entrusted to the Panchayats given?Eleventh Schedule

In which State was the Panchayati Raj first introduced?Rajasthan

By whom is the composition of the UPSC determined?By the President

Which Act formally introduced the principles of elections for the first time?Indian Councils Act, 1909

Where are the disputes regarding the election of the President and Vice-President settle?In the Supreme Court

When was National Development Council set up?1952

Who is ex-officio charman of Rajya SabhaVice President

In which country did the concept of Public Interest Litigation originated?The United States

In which year ‘Human Rights Resolution’ was adopted by the U.N.?1945

Which amendment curtailed the power of Judicial review of the Supreme Court and the High Courts?42th

The Centre-State financial distribution takes place on the recommendation by which ministry?Finance Minister

Who is the first Law Officer of the Government of India?Attorney General

What was the most profound influence on the drafting of the Indian Constitution?Government of India Act, 1935

Who can initiate impeachment proceedings against the President of India?Either House of Parliament

Who was the first Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission of India?Shri V. T. Krishnamachari

Who has the power to form a new State within the Union of India?President

Who started the Public Works Department in India in 1848?Lord Dalhousie

Which writ is issued by the court in’ case of illegal detention of a person?Habeas Corpus

Which writ is a bulwark of personal freedom?Habeas Corpus

The Centre-State financial distribution takes place on the recommendation by which ministry?Finance Minister

Who is the first Law Officer of the Government of India?Attorney General

Which act made the Indian Legislature bicameral?Government of India Act, 1919

During which five year plan were the steel plants at Durgapur, Bhilai and Rourkela established?Second Five Year Plan

In whom did the Government of India Act, 1935 veste the residuary power?Governor-General

During which Five Year Plan was the total expenditure on agriculture the highest?Fourth Five Year Plan

By whom the salary and perquisites of the Prime Minister of India are decided?Parliament

What about ministry in the event of the resignation or death of the Prime Minister?The Ministry is dissolved

A Judge of a High Court wanting to resign addresses his letter of resignation to whom?The President

From which fund is the pension of a High Court Judge charged?Consolidated Fund of India

How is the National Development Council?Non political body

In which schedule is the list of items which may be entrusted to the Panchayats given?Eleventh Schedule

Which Act formally introduced the principles of elections for the first time?Indian Councils Act, 1909

Which Act gave representation to Indians for the first time in the Legislature?Government of India Act, 1935

What was the decentralisation system recommended?Balwant Rai Mehta

By whom the rank of the different Ministers in the Union Council of Ministers is determined?Prime Minister

During which prime minister was the strategy of Rolling plan was adopted?Morarji Desai

By whom was collective responsibility of the Cabinet introduced in India?Constitution of India

Ministers in a State get salaries, by whom is it as determined?State Legislature

When did the British Government start ruling India directly?After Sepoy Mutiny

During whose viceroyalty was the system of Budget introduced in India?Canning

Who is entitled to initiate a Bill for Constitutional Amendments?Either House of Parliament

In which was Indian Constitution amended for the first time?1951

Which Committee’s recommendations are being followed for estimating Poverty Line in India?Lakdawala Committee

By whom was the Constitution of India adopted?Constituent Assembly

When was the Constituent Assembly for undivided India first met?9th December, 1946

Where is the headquarters of African Development Bank?Abidjan

Who was the Constitutional adviser to the Constituent Assembly of India?Dr. B. N. Rao

The resolution for removing the Vice-President of India can be moved in which sabha?Rajya Sabha alone

By whom are the portfolios allocated to the ministers?The Prime Minister

What is the age of retirement of the Judges of the High Court?62 years

By whom the oath to a High Court Judge is administered?Governor

Who is associated with the Local Self- Government Act?Ripon

What is the source of maximum income to Panchayati Raj?Government grants

Under which act was the Supreme Court in British India established?Regulating Act of 1773

Which is at the apex of the-three tier system of Panchayati Raj?Zila Parishad

The amendment procedure laid down in the Constitution of India is on which pattern?Constitution of South Africa

Which was in power in the U. K. when India got independence?Labour Party

Where was the first session of the Constituent Assembly held?New Delhi

If a Minister of a State wants to resign, to whom he should address the letter of resignation?Chief Minister

By which is in In practice the policy of the Government shaped?The Cabinet

Who is a legal advisor of the State Government as provided by the Constitution?Advocate General

Who appoints the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir?President

Citizenship provisions are enshrined in the Constitution in which article?Part II, Articles 5-11

Under which Article of the Constitution are the Cultural and Educational Rights granted?Article 29 and 30

For whose removal Parliament’s resolution is not needed?Judge of Supreme Court

The ordinances issued by the Governor are subject to approval by which office?State Legislature

In the Mughal administration, by whom was military recruitment being looked after?Bakshi

How many States are required to ratify certain Amendments to the Constitution?Not less than half the number

Which post does the Constitution of India not mention?The Deputy Prime Minister

The Ninth Schedule was added by which Amendment?First

Which House is better placed with regard to control over the executive?Lok Sabha

Who proposed the Preamble before the Drafting Committee of the Constitution?Jawaharlal Nehru

Who was the Chairman’ of the Union Constitution Committee of the Constituent Assembly?Jawaharlal Nehru

In India, which is regulated by the forward Markets Commission?Commodities Futures Trading

How many members of the Rajya Sabha are nominated by the President of India?12

How much the time gap between two sessions of the Parliament should not exceed?6 months

Which language is not recognised in the 8th Schedule though it is an official language of a State?English

A Judge of the Supreme Court of India is to hold office until he attains the age of howmany years?65 years

What does the power of judicial review ensure?The constitutionality of laws

With which amendment act has Panchayati Raj received constitutional status?73rd

Which act aimed at providing a federal structure for India?Government of India Act, 1935

The Lok Sabha Secretariat comes under the direct supervision of which ministry?Ministry of Human Affairs

What is the maximum number of representatives of the States in Lok Sabha?530

The members of the State Legislative Assembly are elected for what period?5 years

Which One feature is distinguishing the Rajya Sabha from the vidhan Parishad?Indirect election

When was the Ninth Schedule of the Constitution of India added?By the first Amendment

By which Amendment, the power to amend the Constitution was specifically conferred upon the Parliament?24th

Which part of the Constitution deals with the Directive Principles of State Policy?Part IV

Who was the first woman Chief Justice of a High Court?Leila Seth

After a no confidence motion is admitted to the Lok Sabha, who decides a date for the debate?Lok Sabha Speaker

How many times was the term of the Lok Sabha extended upto 6 years?Once

To whom does UPSC submit its annual report on its work?The Union Home Minister

Under whose signature are the members of All-India Services appointed?President

With what subject do the Articles 5 to 8 of the Constitution of India deal?Citizenship

How long the term of the Lok Sabha can be extended?By 1 year at a time

How are representatives of Union Territories in Lok Sabha chosen?Direct elections

The Lok Sabha Secretariat comes under the direct supervision of which ministry?Ministry of Human Affairs

What is the maximum number of representatives of the States in Lok Sabha?530

Who laid the foundation of nuclear science in the country?Homi J. Bhabha

By whom is Agricultural Income Tax assigned to the State Governments?By the Constitution of India

A Municipal Corporation is set up in a city with howmuch population of not less than?10 lakh

Which is a source of income of the Gram Panchayats?Levy Duties

By which act was the office of Governor General of India created?Govt. of India Act, 1858

By which is in In practice the policy of the Government shaped?The Cabinet

During which prime minister was the strategy of Rolling plan was adopted?Morarji Desai

To whom are the Ministers individually responsible?The President

By whom is the Contingency Fund of the State operated?Governor

Whose prior consent can the Money Bills be introduced in the State Legislature?Governor

‘Holding a ‘Bandh’ was declared illegal for the first time in India by which High Courts?Kerala High Court

Who was the Finance Minister of India in the Interim Government during 1946- 1947?R. K. Shanmukham Chetty

What Minimum age is required to contest for Presidentship?35 years

In case a President dies while in office, for howmany months can the Vice- President act as President?6 months

What is the maximum permissible period between two sessions of a State Legislative Assembly?Six months

Chief Ministers of all the States are ex-officio members of which council?National Development Council

The Rajya Sabha can have a maximum strength of howmany members?250

The first Governor-General of India was appointed under the provisions of which act?1833

Howmany subjects are in the State List?66 subjects

The distribution of power between Centre and the States is based on which scheme?Government of India Act, 1935

Which was the Capital of Andhra State when it was made a separate State in the year 1953?Kurnool

By whom the salary and perquisites of the Prime Minister of India are decided?Parliament

What about ministry in the event of the resignation or death of the Prime Minister?The Ministry is dissolved

English is the official language of which State?Nagaland

In which country does State funding of elections take place?Germany and Austria

The President of the Indian Union has the same constitutional authority as which country?British Monarch

Which describes India as a Secular State?Preambletothe Constitution

Who was the first Chairman of the Planning Commission?Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru

Who was the first leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha?Kamlapati Tripathi

Who appoints the Chairman of the UPSC?President

What is the part of the Constitution that reflects the mind and ideals of the framers?Preamble

In India, the concept of single citizenship is adopted from which country?England

Who was elected as the President of All-India Khilafat Conference when it met at Delhi in 1919?Mahatma Gandhi

How many members of the Rajya Sabha are nominated by the President of India?12

How much the time gap between two sessions of the Parliament should not exceed?6 months

By whom is the conditions of service and tenure of the Election Commissioner prescribed?Parliament

In which year were the first general elections in India held?1951

What was the main stipulation of Government of India Act, 1935?Complete independence guaranteed

By which act did the Crown take the Government of India into its own hands?Government of India Act, 1858

By whom is the Annual Financial Statement caused to be laid before both Houses of Parliament?President

How are the members of the Rajya Sabha elected?Indirectly

Upto howmuch age can the Members of the Union Public Service Commission function?65 years

Where is the The International Court of Justice located?Hague

Of which country Indian Constitution closely follows the constitutional system?UK

The inspiration of ‘Liberty, Equality and Fraternity’ was derived from which revolution?French revolution

Which State sends the maximum number of members to the Rajya Sabha?Uttar Pradesh

Who was the head of the Committee formed by the government to enquire into Jallianwala Bagh massacre?Hunter

By whom is the Chairman of Public Accounts Committee appointed?Speaker

By whom are the Chairman and members of State Public Service Commission appointed?President

Who appoints the Chairman of the UPSC?President

Which describes India as a Secular State?Preambletothe Constitution

How long the term of the Lok Sabha can be extended?By 1 year at a time

The source of India’s sovereignty lies in which thing?Preambletothe Constitution

How many times can the President of India return a Non-money Bill, passed by Parliament?Once

Planning in India derives its objectives from which policy?Directive Principles of State policy

What is the intermediate tier of the Panchayati Raj System called?Panchayat Samiti

The amendment procedure laid down in the Constitution of India is on which pattern?Constitution of South Africa

Who was the first Foreign Minister of free India?Jawaharlal Nehru

By whom is the Annual Financial Statement caused to be laid before both Houses of Parliament?President

How are the members of the Rajya Sabha elected?Indirectly

Where can the report of the UPSC discussed?In Parliament before being accepted

To whom is the resignation letter of a State Public Service Commission member addressed?Governor

Who was the President of the Indian National Congress at the time of Indian Independence?J. B. Kriplani

Why are the Fundamental Freedoms under Article 19 suspended during emergency?War or external aggression

What does the theory of Fundamental Rights imply?Limited government

In which of the Parliamentary Financial Committees is the Rajya Sabha not represented?Estimates Committee

From which fund are the salaries of the Judges of the Supreme Court drawn?Consolidated Fund

From which of the country, Constitution of India has adopted fundamental duties?Erstwhile USSR

What does the Constitution name our country?India, that is Bharat

Which is the largest Committee of the Parliament?The Estimates Committee

In which State was the Panchayatl Raj first introduced?Rajasthan

In which year was Panchayati Raj started in the country?1959

What is the administrative capital of South Africa?Pretoria

Which tax is not levied by the Union Government?Profession Tax

The Fundamental Right to Property has been deleted by the which Amendment Act?44th

Who was not the member of the Cabinet Mission which visited India in 1946?Lord Mountbatten

What is the maximum number of elected members in a State Assembly?500

To whom is a minister in a State individually responsible?Governor

In which article Right to education is a fundamental right?Personal liberty under Article 21

How is the censorship of the press judged?By the test of reasonableness

To whom does the Public Accounts Committee submit its report?The Speaker of the Lok Sabha

What does Net factor income from abroad added to GDP give?GNP

Which is the highest and final judicial tribunal in respect of the Constitution of India?Supreme Court

Which year is celebrated as International Year of Quinoa?2013

Which is not the concern of the local government?Public Utility Services

In which part is the provision of amending the Constitutional Provision is given?Part XX Article 368

Which Chief Justice of India has acted as President of India?M. Hidayatullah

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Who was the second Portuguese Governor in India?Alfonso de Albuquerque

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Which Act removed the legal recognition of slavery in India?The Act V of 1843

When did the first linguistic State of Andhra come into existence?19633

Who is associated with the coinage of the name ‘United Nations’?Franklin Roosevelt

The Operation Polo was associated with the annexation of which Princely States into Indian Union?Hyderabad

The States Reorganisation Act created howmany States and Union Territories?14 and 6

Which are the working language(s) of the UNESCO?English and French

Which amendments accorded precedence to Directive Principle over Fundamental Rights?42nd Amendment

In which part of the Constitution the concept of Welfare State finds elaboration?Directive Principles

The International Court of Justice was established in which year?1946

Which write is a bulwark of personal freedom?Habeas Corpus

When was the Universal Postal Union (UPU) establish?1874

Which writ may be issued to enforce a Fundamental Right?Habeas Corpus

What is the situation with increasing unemployment and inflation termed?Stagflation

Department of Official Language (Raj Bhasha Vibhag) comes under which Ministries?Ministry of Home Affairs

In which years did the Right to Information Act come into force?2005

Who was first President of U.S.A. to visit India?D. W. Eisenhower

Who resigned as Vice-President to contest for the office of the President?V.V. Giri

Who was the first PM of England?Sir Robert Walpole

Where are the disputes regarding the election of the President and Vice-President settle?In the Supreme Court

After howmany years is Election of Rajya Sabha held?2 years

The powers of the Election Commission are given in which Article of the Constitution?324

Why are the Fundamental Freedoms under Article 19 suspended during emergency?Due to War or external aggression

What does the theory of Fundamental Rights imply?Limited government

By whom is the Governor is appointed?President

What is the maximum permissible period between two sessions of a State Legislative Assembly?Six months

Which States has granted Sanskrit language the status of the second official language of the State?Uttarakhand

Which is the largest committee of Parliament of India?Estimates Committee

Who has the final power to maintain order within the House of People?Speaker

During whose pleasure does teh Attorney General of India hold office?President

‘India for the Indians’ was the political message of which social reformer?Dayanand Saraswati

Who is the Father of local self government in India?Lord Ripon

What is the minimum permissible age for employment in any factory or mine?14 years

Who is competent to prescribe conditions as for acquiring Indian citizenship?Parliament

A Judge of the Supreme Court of India is to hold office until he attains the age of howmany years?65 years

Which is the State having the largest population of scheduled castes?Utter Pradesh

What type of Party system has been evolved in India?Multi-Party

Which post does the Constitution of India does not mention?The Deputy Prime Minister

After howmuch time are the elections to Panchayats are to be held?Every five years

When did Unrepresented- Nations and Peoples Organisation come into existence?1991

Who is to conduct the elections to the Panchayats and Municipalities?State Election Commission

Who was the first Indian to become the member of British Parliament?Dadabhai Naoroji

Who decides about the reasonableness of the restrictions placed on Fundamental Rights?Courts

By whom is the Separation of the Judiciary from the Executive enjoined?Directive Principle

For the enforcement of Fundamental Rights, what can the Supreme Court do?It may issue a writ

Which writ is issued by the court in case of illegal detention of a person?Habeas Corpus

The Archaeological Survey of India is an attached office of which Department/ Ministry?Culture

What was the most important feature of the Government of India Act of 1919?Introduction of Dyarchy

In which Ministry, the census organisation has been functioning on a permanent footing since 1961?Home Affairs

Which Article of the UN Charter established the International Trusteeship System?75

Which is the largest Committee of the Parliament?The Estimates Committee

In which year was the first no confidence motion moved in the Lok Sabha after independence?1963

By whom was the idea of the Constitution of India first of all given?M. N. Roy

By whom were the members of the Constituent Assembly elected?By Provincial Assemblies

What is the total number of High Courts in India at present?24

When can the salaries of High Court judges be reduced?During a Financial Emergency

Who presided over the inaugural meeting of the Constituent Assembly of India?Sachidananda Sinha

Who was the Chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Indian Constitution?B. R. Ambedkar

In which year did Annie Besant enjoy the Presidentship of the INC?1917

What is the maximum strength of the nominated members in both the Houses of Parliament?14

Who decides whether a particular bill is a Money Bill or not?Speaker of Lok Sabha

Indian President and Prime Minister are a replica of the heads of the State of which country?Britain

When is the Constitution of India designed to work as a unitary government?In times of Emergency

Who is the highest Law Officer of a State?Advocate General

After howmuch time are the elections to Panchayats are to be held?Every five years

How many High Courts in India have jurisdiction over more than one State (Union Territories not included)?3

Which High Court has jurisdiction over the State of Arunachal Pradesh?Guwahati

With which does the power to extend or restrict the jurisdiction of the High Court rest?With the Parliament

AJudge of a High Court wanting to resign addresses his letter of resignation to whom?The President

By whom was collective responsibility of the Cabinet introduced in India?Constitution of India

If a Minister of a State wants to resign, to whom he should address the letter of resignation?Chief Minister

Who is to conduct the elections to the Panchayats and Municipalities?State Election Commission

A Municipal Corporation is set up in a city with howmuch population of not less than?10 lakh

Which was the only President of India who elected unopposed?Neelam Sanjiva Reddy

When the Vice-President officiates as President, whose salary does he draw?President

Where is the headquarter of the International Court of Justice?The Hague

In which year were the first general elections in India held?1951

In which year did the Congress loose its monopoly of power in the States for the first time after the elections?1967

Who is the President of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research?Prime Minister of India

When did the first linguistic State of Andhra come into existence?19633

Who first imparted a mass character to the Indian National Congress?Mahatma Gandhi

Which President of-India served for two terms?Rajendra Prasad

Under which Article of the Constitution is the President’s rule promulgated on any State in India?356

For howmany month can the proclamation of emergency at the first instance be restricted?6 months

To which do the residuary powers of legislation in case of Jammu and Kashmir belong?The State Legislature

When was the design of the National Flag was adopted by the Constitutent Assembly of India?July, 1947

Who was the first woman’ President of the Indian National Congress?Annie Besant

On which date India became a Sovereign, democratic republic?18289

In respect of which states has Union Parliament power to legislate on the subjects of all three lists?Union Territories

To which do the residuary powers of legislation in case of Jammu and Kashmir belong?The State Legislature

For howmany months is the President’s rule imposed?6 months

Which proclamation of National Emergency automatically suspends?Right to freedom

Anglo-Indian representatives in the Lok Sabha are nominated in terms of which Article?331

By whom is the composition of the UPSC determined?By the President

After howmany years is Finance Commission constituted by the President?Every five years

How many languages are used on a ten rupee note?17

Who is the highest Law Officer of a State?Advocate General

The executive power is vested in the President but on whose advice is it actually used?The Council of Ministers

Who was the member of the Rajya Sabha when first appointed as the Prime Minister of India?Indira Gandhi

Who is the ex-officio Chairman of Rajya Sabha?Vice-President

Which Article of the Constitution of India makes a specific mention of Village Panchayats?Article 40

Who is entitled to initiate a Bill for Constitutional Amendments?Either House of Parliament

In which was Indian Constitution amended for the first time?1951

Who was the author of the famous work All Contributions to the Critic of Political Economy’?Karl Marx

By whom was the law of constant proportions enunciated?Proust

Which House is better placed with regard to control over the executive?Lok Sabha

For whose removal Parliament’s resolution is not needed?Judge of Supreme Court

Who fixes the salaries and the allowances of the Speaker of Lok Sabha?Parliament

Where was the first Municipal Corporation in India set up?Kolkata

When was the Ninth Schedule of the Constitution of India added?By the first Amendment

Which Constitutional Amendments banned the floor crossing in Parliament?52nd

What is the respect for the National Flag and National Anthem?Fundamental Duty of every citizen

Which is the competent body to prescribe conditions for acquisition of citizenship?Parliament

Under which Article of the Constitution is the President’s rule promulgated on any State in India?356

Which was an associate State of India before becoming a full fledged State?Sikkim

New exim policy has choosen which town for ‘the pottery export?Khurja

Which of appointment is not made by the President of India?Speaker of the Lok Sabha

The present demographic transition of India is indicative of which thing?Typically increasing urbanisation

Which is the smallest Union Territory?Lakshadweep

To whom the Vice-President’s letter of resignation is to be addressed?President

Trade Union comes under which List?Concurrent list

If the President wants to resign from office, he may do so by writing to whom?Vice-President

Who was the first speaker of the Lok Sabha?Malgaonkar

In Krishnadevaraya’s court, who were Ashtadiggajas?Eight great poets of his court

What is the intermediate tier of the Panchayati Raj System called?Panchayat Samiti

Who decides the number of Judges in a High Court?President

From which fund is the pension of a High Court Judge charged?Consolidated Fund of India

For howmany month can the proclamation of emergency at the first instance be restricted?6 months

For howmany months is the President’s rule imposed?6 months

Which natural region is not found in the Torrid Zone?Temperate deserts

The levying of which following taxe is outside the jurisdiction of Municipal Corporation?Income Tax

What is the electorate for a Panchayat?The Gram Sabha

By which act was the office of the Secretary of State for India?Government of India Act, 1858

In which country did the concept of Public Interest Litigation originated?The United States

For the enforcement of Fundamental Rights, what can the Supreme Court do?It may issue a writ

Which part of the Constitution deals with the Directive Principles of State Policy?Part IV

What is the total number of Fundamental Duties mentioned in the Constitution?11

During whose pleasure does teh Attorney General of India hold office?President

A person to be qualified for standing in a panchayat election what age must have he attained?21 years

By whom was the Cabinet Mission to India headed?Lord Pethick Lawrence

Who followed the policy of ‘masterly inactivity’ towards Afghanistan?Sir John Lawrence

Who was the Constitutional adviser to the Constituent Assembly of India?Dr. B. N. Rao

The first census was conducted in India at the time of which governor general?Lord Mayo

Which is the only Union Territory that has a High Court of its own?Delhi

Under whose guidance was the Congress policy of pray and petition ultimately come to an end?Lala Lajpat Rai

When is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, recognized by the UN observed?27-Jan

During the proclamation of National Emergency which articls can not be suspended?Articles 20 and 21

Who sings on One-rupee currency notes?Finance Secretary of India

Which was the first woman film star nominated to the Rajya Sabha?Nargis Dutt

Which State in India has the broadest continental shelf?Gujarat

Anglo-Indian representatives in the Lok Sabha are nominated in terms of which Article?331

What is the name the President of India who was elected unopposed?Dr. Neelam Sanjiva Reddy

By which amendment has the National Capital Territory of Delhi been constituted?69th Amendment

What is the task of the Planning Commission?Preparation of the plan

The ordinances issued by the Governor are subject to approval by which office?State Legislature

In which list are the Central Government’s exclusive powers enumerated?Union List

Who administers oath of office to the President?Chief Justice of India

Department of Border Management is a Department of which Union Ministry?Ministry of Home Affairs

Which was the first woman Governor of a State in free India?Mrs. Sarojini Naidu

In India, the bank NABARD does not provide refinance to which bank?Export-Import Banks

Crusade for human rights is associated with which name?Jimmy Carter

By whom is the Contingency Fund of the State operated?Governor

Who laid the foundation of the British Civil Service in India?Lord Cornwallis

In case a President dies while in office, for howmany months can the Vice- President act as President?6 months

Who can initiate impeachment proceedings against the President of India?Either House of Parliament

In which year was the Constituent Assembly which framed the Constitution for Independent India set up?1946

How did Constituent Assembly arrived at decisions on the various provisions of the Constitution?By consensus

Which is an extra Constitutional and non-statutory body?Planning Commission

The Chief Minister of Union Territory where such a set up exists, is appointed by whom?Lt. Governor

What is the minimum age required for becoming the Prime Minister of India?25 years

In which article Right to education is a fundamental right?Personal liberty under Article 21

In which year was Panchayati Raj started in the country?1959

A person to be qualified for standing in a panchayat election what age must have he attained?21 years

Which was the only President of India who elected unopposed?Neelam Sanjiva Reddy

Who has the authority to remove the Vice-President from his office before the expiry of his term?Parliament

By whom are the portfolios allocated to the ministers?The Prime Minister

Whow resigned as Vice-President to contest for the office of the President?V.V. Giri

By whom is the Prime Minister appointed?President

What is the life of Rajya Sabha?Permanency

Right to Constitutional Remedies comes under which rights?Fundamental Rights

Indian Constitution recognises minorities on which basis?Religion

How the Constitution describes India?As a Union of States

Between which a government is federal or unitary on the basis of relations?Centre and States

How many Regional Commissions are established by the UN Economic and Social Council?5

The inspiration of ‘Liberty, Equality and Fraternity’ was derived from which revolution?French revolution

To whom are the Ministers individually responsible?The President

Who is the ex-officio chairman of Planning Commission and National Development Council.Prime Minister

Who is directly responsible to Parliament for all matters concerning the Defence Services of India?Defence Minister

By whom is the parliament’s expenditure is controlled?Comptroller and Auditor General

Who administers oath of office to the President?Chief Justice of India

The Chief Minister of Union Territory where such a set up exists, is appointed by whom?Lt. Governor

Who is authorised to decide over a dispute regarding disqualification of a member of Parliament?President

The Lok Sabha is called in session for at least how many times in a year?Thrice

The five year term of the President is calculated from which day?The day he assumes charge

By whom is the parliament’s expenditure is controlled?Comptroller and Auditor General

By whom the rank of the different Ministers in the Union Council of Ministers is determined?Prime Minister

Howmany times has National Emergency been declared?Three times

The Rajya Sabha can have a maximum strength of howmany members?250

How many times can the President of India return a Non-money Bill, passed by Parliament?Once

Indian President and Prime Minister are a replica of the heads of the State of which country?Britain

At where were the High Courts in India first started?Bombay, Madras, Calcutta

How many High Courts in India have jurisdiction over more than one State (Union Territories not included)?3

A Money Bill passed by the Lok Sabha has to be passed/returned by Rajya Sabha within howmany days?14 days

Which writ may be issued to enforce a Fundamental Right?Habeas Corpus

From where was the term ‘Congress’ derived?The History of North America

After a no confidence motion is admitted to the Lok Sabha, who decides a date for the debate?Lok Sabha Speaker

Which can be abolished but not dissolved?State Legislative Council

From where can a Member of Parliament claim immunity?From civil cases only

The Union Territories get representation in which house?Both Houses of Parliament

In which year was the first Indian Councils Act passed?1861

After howmany years One-third of the members of the Rajya Sabha retire?Second year

By whom the oath to a High Court Judge is administered?Governor

Which Indian became the President of International Court of Justice?Dr. Nagendra Singh

The distribution of seats of the Parliament are based on which census?1971

Which can be abolished but not dissolved?State Legislative Council

Under the Constitution, the residuary powers vest with which government?Union Government

Under which article was the State of Jammu and Kashmir accorded special status?Article 370 of the Constitution

By whom are the Chief Justice and other Judges of the High Court are appointed?President

By whom is the conditions of service and tenure of the Election Commissioner prescribed?Parliament

Which State has no Panchayati Raj Institution at all?Nagaland

Which of appointment is not made by the President of India?Speaker of the Lok Sabha

What Minimum age is required to contest for Presidentship?35 years

How are representatives of Union Territories in Lok Sabha chosen?Direct elections

What is the age of retirement of the Judges of the High Court?62 years

When the Vice-President officiates as President, whose salary does he draw?President

Of which country Indian Constitution closely follows the constitutional system?UK

What is the life of Rajya Sabha?Permanency

What does the power of judicial review ensure?The constitutionality of laws

Which is a high cloud?Cirrus

Chief Ministers of all the States are ex-officio members of which council?National Development Council

Who is a legal advisor of the State Government as provided by the Constitution?Advocate General

According to which article untouchability is abolished and its practice is punishable?Article 17

What is the respect for the National Flag and National Anthem?Fundamental Duty of every citizen

From which fund are the salary and allowances of the Governor charged?Consolidated Fund of the State

Which is the competent body to prescribe conditions for acquisition of citizenship?Parliament

How type of right is Right to Information?Fundamental right

To whom is a minister in a State individually responsible?Governor

What is the minimum age for being the member of the Parliament?25 years

Who acts as the Chancellor of State Universities?Governor

In which Union Territory people of the Onge tribe live?Andaman and Nicobar Islands

In which list are the Central Government’s exclusive powers enumerated?Union List

Indian Constitution recognises minorities on which basis?Religion

In which does the subject of Co-operative Societies fall?Concurrent List

Lotteries organised by the government of a State come under which list?State List

What does the Constitution name our country?India, that is Bharat

Right to Constitutional Remedies comes under which rights?Fundamental Rights

What is the capital of Lakshadweep?Kavaratti

Which is an extra Constitutional and non-statutory body?Planning Commission

With what subject do the Articles 5 to 8 of the Constitution of India deal?Citizenship

The Union Territories get representation in which house?Both Houses of Parliament

Under the Constitution, the residuary powers vest with which government?Union Government

To whom does UPSC submit its annual report on its work?The Union Home Minister

The President of the Indian Union has the same constitutional authority as which country?British Monarch

Advantage of unitary system of governance is-strong state

Which of the following countries has an unwritten constitution-UK

How many members were in the interim parliament of India-296

Who was the first central legislative assembly constituted-1921

The constituent assembly of India was constituted on the scheme of –Cabinet Mission

Which of the following acts suggested the post of comptroller and auditor general-Act of 1919

Who was the chairman of the constituent assembly of India-Dr.Rajendra Prasad

Which was the president of constituent assembly of India-Dr.Rajendra Prasad

In constitution, where can we see the values of Indian democracy-Preamble

In the preamble of constitution, India is called-Sovereign, Socialist, Secular, Democratic Republic

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What is Popular sovereignty-Domination of representative of people

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When did India become a complete sovereign democratic republic-18228

How many times has the preamble of the constitution been amended?-1 time

The philosophy and values of the makers of constitution are reflected in-The Preamble

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Where is the word “Union” used in the constitution of India-Nowhere in Constitution

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In which forms, India has been described as in the constitution-Union of States

In which of the forms, composite India has been described as in the constitution-Federation of states and territories

What is defined for India in article 1 of the constitution-Union of States

The number of union territory in India are-7

How many states are in union of India-29

In 1956, the states reorganisation formed-14 States and 6 Union Territories

In which years, fundamental duties of Indian citizens were inserted in constitution-1976

Indian constitution came into force on-26 January, 1950

Indian constitution was adopted on-26 November, 1949

The constitution of India came into effect as a whole on-26 January, 1950

Who was the constitutional advisor to constituent assembly of India-Sir B.N. Rau

The serious fault in federal form of government is-The threat of separatism

Bicameral system is a feature of which of the following forms of government-Federal System

“Democratic Centralisation” is a feature of which of the followings-Socialist State

In India, single citizenship has been adopted from-England

Which s has the feature of dual citizenship-Federal Government

Which parts of the constitution is related to the provision of citizenship-2

Indian federalism is closer to-Canada

Where did India adopt the federal system with a strong centre-Canada

Where did India took the provision of Indian federalism in Indian constitution-Canada

“Rule of Law” is the speciality of which of the followings –Britain

Who is considered as the maker of the constitution of India-B.R. Ambedkar

From which nations, we have taken the provision of judicial review-USA

Which country has the longest constitution in the world-India

How many items are there in union list-97

Article 370 of constitution is applicable on which state-Jammu and Kashmir

Local governance is the foundation of –Democracy

Fundamental rights of Indian constitution have adopted from which of the following nations-America

How many fundamental rights were there in the beginning-Seven

In which of the part of the constitution, the fundamental rights are enshrined in-Part 3

Under which article, any person can go to supreme court in violation of fundamental rights-Article32

Which issues a writ-Any High Court

Which writs is called bulwark of personal freedom-Habeas Corpus

In which situations, habeas corpus writ is issued-Faulty Police Detention

Which writ’s meaning is –“to have the body of”-Habeas Corpus

Which type of writ is not issued under Indian constitution-Injunction

How many writs can be issued by Supreme Court-5

Which pairs is not correct-Article 17.abolition of titles

According to Indian constitution, right to life is –Fundamental Right

By which constitutional amendment act, the right to property ceases to be a fundamental right-44th

Under 44th amendment act, which of the followings became a legal right-Right to Property

according to Indian constitution, right to property is-Legal Right

Dr. Ambedkar called which of the following articles as “the heart and soul of the constitution”-Article32

In which part of the constitution, fundamental rights are mentioned-3rd

“Freedom of Press ” is mentioned in which of the following rights-Right to Expression

In which of the articles, freedom of press lies-Article 19

Forcing a person to sign a sample is considered as-Violation of freedom of liberty

What is the basis of recognition of minorities in Indian constitution-Religion

when were the fundamental duties inserted in Indian constitution-1976

Fundamental duties were inserted in the constitution by which of the following amendments-42nd Amendment

Fill in the blank-“rights               duties-Direct

How many fundamental duties are there in Indian constitution-11

Which articles of the constitution is related with the fundamental duties-Article 51A

Who is the custodian of the implementation of the fundamental rights-High Courts and Supreme Court

The fundamental rights of Indian citizens can be suspended –During National Emergency

Who can restrict the fundamental rights of the citizens-Parliament

In which articles, there is provision of “Right to Equality”-Article14

Citizens and foreigners both have-Legal Right

Which fundamental rights is for the citizens of India only-Right to Expression

Which fundamental rights can be controlled by preventive detention act-Right to Freedom

Which is opposite to the principle of “Rule of Law”-Privileges and Immunity

Article 19 of Indian constitution provides-Six Freedom

The freedom from payment of taxes for promotion of any religion is guaranteed by-Article 27

In which articles , the interests of minorities are covered-29

Which articles of Indian constitution prohibits “Untouchability”-Article 17

Which is a political right-Right to contest election

Certain fundamental rights are not given to –Foreigner

According to Indian constitution, which is not a fundamental right-Right to Information

What kind of right is “Right to Vote”-Natural Right

Which is a political right-Right to Vote

Which matters is related with the Fundamental Rights-Golaknath v/s state of Punjab (1967)

“Directive Principles of State Policy” has been adopted by indian constitution from the constitution of-Ireland

From which nation’s constitution, Indian constitution has borrowed the directive principles of state policy-Ireland

Which part of the constitution of India ensures the social and economic democracy –Directive principles of state policy

Which ensures economic justice to Indian citizens-Directive principles of state policy

Which of the article ensures that directive principles of state policy cannot be enforced by any court-Article37

Which part of the constitution relates with the directive principles of the state policy-Part 4

Directive principles in our constitution are-Unenforceable by Courts

Which directive principle has the direct impact of the moral philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi-Ban on Cow Slaughter

Who said about “ram rule through village rule”-Mahatma Gandhi

Which constitutional amendment has made directive principles of state policy more important than Fundamental Rights-42nd

What is the discretionary power of the president of India-Appointment of Prime Minister

The members of the executive in president form of government are-Not members of any house of the legislature

Which articles of Indian constitution is related with the declaration of a welfare state-Article 39

During what period, the proclamation of emergency made by president should be approved by both house of the parliament-within one month

The vice-president is the ex-officio chairman of-Rajya Sabha

Vice-president isnot a member of any house

Who completed two successive regimes of the vice-president of India-S. Radhakrishnan

Who held the post of vice-president for two successive tenure-Dr. Radhakrishnan

How many members can be nominated for both houses of parliament by the president-14

the president of india is an integral part of-Parliament

How many members of Anglo-Indian community can be nominated for the parliament by the president-2

If Anglo-Indian community does not have enough representation in Lok Sabha, two members can be nominated by-President

According to Indian constitution, central minister will hold his post at the will of–President of India

For what duration, the election of member of Rajya Sabha is done-Six years

How many members can be nominated for Rajya Sabha by the president-12

Who has the right to nominate members for Rajya Sabha-President

If the speaker of Lok Sabha wants to resign, whom does he resign-Deputy Speaker

When the post of president and vice-president are vacant, who will perform the duties of president temporarily-Chief Justice of India

According to Indian constitution, which of the followings is a constitutional body-Finance Commission

First finance commission was constituted in-1951

How many years after a finance commission is constituted by the president-5 years

Who constitutes the Finance Commission-President

On the recommendations of which of the followings, the grants-in-aid is provided to states by centre-Finance Commission

Who does the financial distribution of the resources between centre and states-Finance Commission

Who appoints the members of Union Public Service Commission-President

Who appoints the Attorney General of India-President of India

Who hold the post of president twice-Babu Rajendra Prasad

Who is the Supreme Commander in Chief of Defence Forces of the Country-President

Who can send a matter to Supreme Court for consultation under article 143.President of India

In single transferable voting system, each member can express its verdict by-Voting for All

Who organizes the election process for the post of president of India-Election Commission of India

Vice-president of India is-Presiding chairman of Rajya Sabha

Which persons was elected unopposed for the post of president-N.Sanjeev Reddy

Which sitting vice-president lost the election for the post of president-Bhairon Singh Shekhavat

Who was the first non-political president of India-A.P.J.Abdul Kalam

Under which article of constitution , Proclaimation of National Emergency is declared-Article 352

How many times have the President Declared National Emergency-Thrice

Which year did President Declare National Emergency on internal dispute-1975

Under which of the following articles, president can make the proclamation of emergency in failure of constitutional machinery in any state-356

President can forward his resignation to whom-Vice-president

If president wants to resign, he will address his resignation to-Vice-president

If president of India wants to resign from his office, whom will he write his resignation to-Vice-president

Which appointments are not made by president of India-Speaker of Lok Sabha

What is the age limit to contest for the post of the president of India-35 years

What is the minimum age decided to contest for the election of the post of president-35 years

The impeachment process of president of India is adopted from-USA

What is the retirement age of the president –No age limit

What is the maximum age limit for the president post of India-No age limit

Who can summon the joint sitting of both houses of the parliament-President

Who presides over the joint sitting of two houses of the parliament –Speaker of Lok Sabha

How many types of emergency is provisioned in the constitution-3

President of India has the emergency power of –Three types

In India, how many times has the president declared financial emergency-Never

Under which article of the constitution, the president of India can declared the Financial Emergency-Article 360

In India, which kind of emergency has been imposed only once-Internal Disturbance Emergency

How many times can the president of India contest in re-election for his post-As many time he wants

The president of India has the same constitution powers which                haveBritish Crown

The ordinance issued by president is applicable for the period of –6 months

Who is the constitutional head of the Indian government-President

Which of the followings holds his post after the approval of the president-Governor

The vice-president of India is elected by –The members of parliament

The dispute in matter of election of vice-president –Is surely filed in Supreme Court

The president can be impeached by-Parliament

The impeachment to remove president can be started from-Any house of parliament

which of the followings can bring the impeachment process of vice-president-rajya sabha

India has adopted the parliamentary form of government from-British Constitution

Where have we borrowed the parliamentary form of government-Britain

What is the name of upper house of Indian parliament –Rajya Sabha

What is the maximum gap period between two sessions of parliament-6 months

Rajya Sabha is dissolved-It can never be dissolved

The minimum age for the member of Rajya Sabha is-30 years

Who presides the joint sitting of parliament-Speaker of Lok Sabha

The committee which examines the audit report of comptroller and auditor general of India, is-Public Accounts Committee

The chairman of Public Accounts Committee of parliament is appointed by-Chairman of Rajya Sabha

The chairman of public accounts committee in Indian parliament is-Leader of opposition

What is the tenure of members of Rajya Sabha-6 years

For which period of time, the members of Rajya sabha are elected-6 years

Which body decides the conditions for getting the citizenship of India-Parliament

Who permits the formation of new state in union of India-Parliament

Who has the power to form all India services-Parliament

Council of minister is collectively responsible to-Lok sabha

To whom council of minister is responsible-Lok Sabha

The most important specialty of cabinet system of government is-C o l l e c t i v e responsibility

An ordinance must have passed by both houses in joint sitting by-General Majority of Members Presented

Parliament includes-President, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha

Which of the followings makes law in India-President and both houses of parliament

Main duty of the legislature is-Enforcement of law

What is the meaning of “prorogation” in terms of parliament-End of session of parliament

Who approves a bill as money bill in Lok Sabha-Speaker

Who decides that a bill in parliament is a money bill or not-Chairman of Lok Sabha

The meaning of residuary powers in constitution of India is-Powers which are not include in union, state, and concurrent list.

Who was the first Indian the president of central legislature-Vitthal Bhai Patel

In which government, legislature gets more importance than executive-P a r l i a m e n t a r y Government

Who was the first chairman of Lok Sabha in independence India-G.V. Mavalanker

Frist chairman of Lok Sabha was-G.V. Mavalanker

Who was the Chaiman of Lok Sabha-Ganesh Vasudev Mavalanker

The maximum gap between two sessions of the parliament should not be more than-6 months

The discussion on any matter of urgent public importance presented by any member of house is known as-Adjournment Motion

Which of the followings is not related to parliament-Suspension

If the parliament has to appoint a committee for a specific task, it is known as-Ad-hoc committee

The council of ministers does not include-Cabinet Secretary

Where can the no-confidence motion be presented against council of ministers-Only Lok Sabha

By which bill, government presents a proposal for annual revenue collection-Finance Bill

In which house, the chairman of that house is not a member of house-Rajya Sabha

The most important feature of Indian parliament is-It includes the president

The system of nomination of members of Rajya Sabha has been borrowed from the constitution-Ireland

What is the total number of members for the main opposition party in parliament-1/10 of total members

Which of the following motions is related to union budget-Cut Motion

How many times, tenure of Lok Sabha was increased for 6 years-1

The initial tenure of member of Rajya Sabha was 5 years, it was changed by 42nd amendment in-6 years

In India, no government expenditure can be made without approval of –Parliament

Most of the articles of Indian constitution can be amended by-Parliament only

Which article gives the power to the parliament to make law on subjects of state list-249

If parliament has to legislate with respect to a matter in the state list, the proposal for such is to be approved by-Rajya Sabha

The maximum number of elected members of Lok Sabha can be-550

Which of the followings is the first woman speaker of Lok Sabha-Meera Kumar

Which house of the Indian parliament is a house elected by the people-Lok Sabha

How many times, a non-money bill is discussed in every house of the parliament-Three

Surplus budget is presented during-Inflation

Which of the following procession has been adopted from the world’s parliamentary system –Zero Hour

A member of parliament will be suspended from his membership, if he absents the house continuously for-60 days

Who decides the salary and allowances of the speaker of the Lok Sabha-Parliament

Which of the followings do not fall under legislative control-Zero hour

Who is the custodian of consolidated fund of India-Legislature

In which year, “House of People” was named as Lok Sabha-1954

Parliament and constitution are not mode of –Legal Justice

Which of the following prime ministers did not take part in session of parliament during his stint-Charan Singh

What is the quorum to transact the business of Lok Sabha-1/10

An important feature of democracy, is to give importance to-Citizens

Who said this “parliamentary democracy means one person and one vote”-Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

Who chairs the meetings of council of ministers-Prime Minister

What is the minimum age for the post of prime minister of India-25

Who is the chairman of planning commission-Prime Minister

The powers in India are vested in –Central Government

In parliamentary democracy “he is the first among all”. Who is he-Prime Minister

Who said “Prime Minister is first in all”-Marley

Who gave the idea of “Cabinet Dictatorship”-Muir

Who speaks of cabinet system as the “Steering Wheel of Ship of State”-Muir

In India, prime minister can hold his post till, he has –Confidence of Lok Sabha

What is the tenure of the prime minister of India-Till he has the majority support in Lok Sabha

Which of the following prime ministers was ousted by no-confidence motion in parliament-V. P. Singh

By which of the following methods, prime minister of India is selected-Appointment

Who was the first deputy Prime Minister of India-Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel

Which of the followings taxes in India is wholly governed by central government-Corporate Tax

The pension of the judge of high court is charged on-Consolidated Fund of India

Who are included in national development council-Chief Minister of All States

Who is the chairman of national integration council-Prime Minister

A federal court was established in colonial India under the act of             1935

The name of the chief justice of India is-T. S. Thakur

Who appoints the judges of the supreme court of India-President

Which of the followings had been adorned the post of chief justice of India and speaker of Lok Sabha-K. S. Hegde

Who was the first woman chief justice of the Supreme Court-M. S. Fathima Beevi

The principal bench of high court of Madhya Pradesh is located in-Jabalpur

What is the retirement age of the judge of Supreme Court-65 years

The judges of supreme court can hold their post till the age of –65 years

The age of retirement of judge of supreme court is-65

Which of the followings writs can be issued only against a government official-Mandamus

The interpreter of Indian constitution is-Supreme Court

Who interprets the constitution-Judiciary

Who is the custodian of Indian constitution-Chief Justice of India

The salary and allowances of judges of Supreme Court are charged on-Consolidated Fund of India

Which of the followings is not an eligibility of the judge of Supreme Court in India-Age should be 35 years

What should be the experience of advocacy in any high court for being a judge of Supreme Court-10 years

The retired judges of Supreme Court are restricted to practice advocacy in-Any Court of India

How many judges are in Supreme Court-30

How many judges can be placed in Supreme Court along with chief justice-25

The retired judge of High Court is not permitted to practice as a lawyer in-The High Court where he retired from

Who has the power to decide on an election petition for any state-High Court

What is the main function judiciary-Adjudication of Law

The law framed by judiciary is called-Case Law

Which of the following High Courts declared 1st that “Shutdown” is unconstitutional-Kerala

In which of the following matters, the Supreme Court uphold the importance of Fundamental Rights over directive principles of state policy-Golaknath Case

Who is the custodian of Fundamental Rights-Judiciary

An appeal can be moved in High Court if the session court has verdict the punishment of-7 years

What is the meaning of “Judicial Review” of Supreme Court-Review of constitutional validity of laws

The Supreme Court of India has-Original, Appellate and Consultative Jurisdiction

Judicial review in Indian constitution is based on-On the procedure established by law

Which is the last appellate court-Supreme Court

Under which of the following articles of indian constitution, the verdict of central administrative tribunal can be challenged in supreme court-323 A

Who appoints the judges of District Courts-Governor

Who appoints the comptroller and auditor general of India-President

What is the term of the appointment of comptroller and auditor general of India-6 years or up to the age of 65 years whichever is earlier

The term of Comptroller and Auditor General of India is-6 years

Who is the Supreme Civil Officer of Central Government-Cabinet Secretary

Which is the supreme body in the country to approve five year plans-National Development Council

Who appoints the Attorney General of India-President

The Attorney General of India has the power to appear in-Any Court in India

Who can be invited to the parliament for any suggestion or advice-Attorney General of India

Which of the following bodies was not set up by constitutional provisions-Planning Commission

Planning Commission of India was-Anon-constitutional body

When was the Planning Commission set up-1950

Which of the following is a non-constitutional body-Planning Commission

The term of members of Union Public Service Commission is-6 years or up to the age of 65

Which of the followings is a feature of civil services India-Neutrality and un Biasedness

Any members of Union Public Service Commission can be removed by-President

Bureaucarcy performs-Administrative, Quasi- judicial and Quasi- legislative acts

How can a new all India Service be introduced-By passing a resolution under article 312

Union Public Service Commission                  employees of all India services-Selects

Which of the followings is not an All India Services-Indian Foreign Service

On which principles, the General Indian Election is based on-Regional Representation

Under which of the following articles, the Election Commission was established-Article 324

Which of the following articles is related to Election Commission-Article 324

Which method is used for the election of the members of Lok Sabha-Territorial Representation

In which year, the anti-defection law was passed by Indian Parliament-1985

What is the meaning of Right to Vote-Right to Vote to elect a representative in election

Which Amendment has reduced the age of voting to 18 years from 21 years-61st Amendment

What is the minimum age of Indian Citizens to vote in elections-18 years

Franchise is a-A method in which a voter exercises his right to vote

Which of the followings provides for a representative government-Indirect Democracy

The Lok Sabha elected in 2004 is-14th Lok Sabha

The limit of expenditure in legislative constituencies, has been raised in February 2011 to- 16 lakh

A national political party is one which has attained 6% of total vote in-Four or more states

How many percent votes should a party get to registered as a national party-0.06

The money of candidates for Lok Sabha and legislative assembly is forfeited-When he could not secure 1/6 votes

The right to vote in elections of the parliament is-Legal Right

Which political party gave two Prime Ministers in two years-Janta Dal

Which of the following parliamentary constituencies is the largest in terms of area-Ladakha (Jammu and Kashmir)

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Who was the founder of Dravida Kajhagam-Periyar E.V. Ramaswamy Naikar

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Who was the first Chief Election Commissioner of India-Sukumar Sen

Constitutional Majestic means-Useofpowerbykingunder the ambit of constitution

The first Election Commissioner of India was-Dr. Sukumar Sen

Who was the second Chief Election Commissioner of India-K.V. K. Sundaram

Who hold the post of chief election commissioner after the retirement of N.Gopalswami-Naveen Chawala

The Chief Minister is appointed by-Governor

Who appoints the Chief Minister-Governor

Governor is sworn by –Chief Justice of High Court

Who served for the longest period of time as the Chief Minister of a state-Jyoti Basu

Who uses the real executionery powers of state-Chief Minister

Which of the following articles of Indian constitution defines the functions of the chief minister-Article167

Which of the following states had never a lady Chief Minister-Maharashtra

Which of the followings becomes the Chief Minister of any Indian state for a third consecutive time-Tarun Gogoi

Who is the highest law officer of any state-Advocate General

Which of the following states was a Indian condominium and later became a full state-Sikkim

In which of the following states, there were only one woman Chief Minister-Rajasthan

The reservation bill proposes the reservation of woman in State Legislative Assemblies and Lok Sabha for-0.33

Which of the following states of India was formed on the basis of language-Andhra Pradesh

Which was the first linguistic state-Andhra Pradesh

Which of the following Indian states has the honour to be the first linguistic state-Andhra Pradesh

Which was the first state in India to conduct the election during delimitation-Karnataka

When were the states reorganized on linguistic basis-1956

In which year, the states were reorganized on linguistic lines-1956

Which of the following articles of the constitution provides for the status of special state to Jammu and Kashmir-370

Which of the following articles dictates Jammu and Kashmir, a special state-Article 370

Under which article, the state of Jammu and Kashmir is considered as a special state-370

Which of the followings is not a matter of local government-Law and Order

Which of the followings is exercised by local government in relation with state government-Delegated Authority

State highways are maintained by-Individual State

Who considered “pressure groups” as the “third house of the legislature”-H. M. phiner

What is maximum determined numbers for the members of the state legislative assemblies-500

Which state assembly has the maximum number of members-Uttar Pradesh

Which of the following states has a legislative council-Andhra Pradesh

How many legislative constituencies were there in Rajasthan in 2013.200

How many legislative assembly seats are in Delhi-70

The ordinance by the governor are subjected to approval of-State Legislature

The ordinance by governor will be valid in case of non-approval in state legislature for a period of –Six weeks

How many members of Anglo-Indian community can be nominated by governor in state assembly-1

The constitution does not have the provision to impeach-Governor

The state, which was formed by Madhya Pradesh with a resolution passed by the parliament in 2000 is-Chhattisgarh

Under which of the following articles, the president rule can be imposed in any state in failure of constitutional machinery-Article356

Which of the followings has the power to form new states or to change the borders of the states-Parliament

The name of which of the following states has been changed recently-Odisha

According to which article, state council can be formed or dissolved –Article169

Which of the following states has a legislative council-Maharashtra

A money bill can be presented in the state assembly with prior authorization of-Governor of the state

Who was the first woman governor in independence India-Sarojini Naidu

Who works as the chairman of state planning board-Chief Minister

North East Frontier Agency, during the formation of the constitution is currently known as –Arunachal Pradesh

The assumption of concurrent list of Indian constitution has been borrowed from-Australia

How many schedules are in the constitution of India-12

In our constitution, economic planning is in-Concurrent list

Which of the following subjects is in state list-Agriculture

Which of the following items is in “Concurrent List”-Labor Union

The total number of languages in 8th schedule of Indian constitution are-22

Which of the following languages is not mentioned in 8th schedule of the constitution-English

How many languages are there in 8th schedule of the constitution of India-22

Which of the following languages were added in 8th schedule later-Sindhi, Konkani, Manipuri, Nepali

Which of the following subjects is not in union list-Labor Union

By which of the following amendment acts of the Indian constitution, the Panchayati raj system got the constutional status –73rd

73rd constitutional amendment is related to-Panchayati Raj

Which constitutional amendment had established Panchayati Raj institutions-73rd amendment

Which of the following constitutional Amendments gave a constitutional status to urban bodies-74th

The term “Gram Sabha” denotes-Electoral College for Panchayat

By which of the following articles, the Panchayati Raj system was started in India-40

Which article of Indian constitution directs state governments to organize village Panchayats-Article 40

Which of the followings is not a Panchayati Raj institution-Village co-operative society

Who had proposed the idea of three tier Panchayati Raj system-Balwant Rai Mehta Committee

Panchayat committee is responsible for its functions to-District Council

In whose chairmanship, a committee was appointed in 1977 to examine the Panchayat Raj-Ashok Mehta

Which committee/commission examined the centre-state relations-Sarkariya Commission

Which of the two states had firstly implemented Panchayati Raj system-Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan

Which of the following states had implemented Panchayati Raj system very firstly in India-Rajasthan

Rajasthan is the first state which-implemented local self- governance

Democratic Decentralization means-Local Government

Which of the followings ensures grassroots democracy in India-Panchayati Raj

Which of the following states had implemented the provision of removal of the elected members of local self-governance institutions-Madhya Pradesh

Who said that “I don’t accept a politics without religion”-Gandhi

To whom, the Union Public Service Commission presents its report-President

When was national commission for minorities established-1992

Which of the following articles of Indian constitution has the provisions of reservation for scheduled caste and scheduled tribe-Article 335

In which year, the national policy for women empowerment was adopted-2001

When was the right to information enacted in India-38518

Russian revolution was started from which of the following cities-St. Petersburg

Which of the followings was a popular slogan of French revolution-Liberty, Equality, Fraternity

Who was the president of Chinese communist party at the time of freedom of China-Mao Zedong

Which of the following laws is in favour of the betterment of women-Human trafficking (prevention) act

Which of the followings recommended three language formula-Kothari Commission

The president of USA appoints the judges of Supreme Court, how-Approval of Senate

In which of the following systems, few rules over all-Oligarchy

Who has been assigned with the responsibility of world peace and security by the member nations of United Nation Organizatio-Security Council

What is the term of non-permanent members of United Nations Security Council-2 year

The five permanent members of United Nations Security Council are-China, France, Russia, UK, USA

Which of the followings is a permanent member of United Nation Security Council-China

How many members are in United Nations General Assembly-193

The total number of judges in International Court of justice are-15

Who was the propounder of priciples of Panchsheel-Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

Whose agency is the government-Of state

Which of the followings is under the state-Internal and external sovereignty

Which of the followings is not an essential element of the state-Administration

Which of the followings is not an element of state-Army

Which of the followings is not an essential character of a state-Citizenship

Which is the essential element of state-All of these

How can the freedom be restricted by-Law

Which of the followings is not a part of united nations-House of commons

Which of the following American presidents was a famous t.v./film actor before elected as president-Ronald Reagan

Who played an important role during “reign of terror” in France-Robespierre

Who was in favor of a democracy without parties-Jay Prakash Narayan

Which of the followings cannot challenge India-Socialism

Who of the following countries has single-party system-China

The concept of Lokpal has been taken from-Scandinavian countries

Which of the followings resists liberty and freedom-Centralization

The success of democracy depends on-The right to oppose

Which of the following languages was given the status of “classical language” by the central government-Tamil

“Consent of people” means-Consent of most of the people

Which of the followings is an example of unitary and presidential system of governance-France

Which of the followings is not a feature of centralized government-Judicial review

A big difference is there in between principle and behavior –Parliamentary form of government

“The right to public office” is a –Political Right

“Greater India” is a sign of-Cultural Unity

In which country, a money bill is proposed in upper house of legislature-Germany

Which of the followings is an example of multiple executive-Switzerland

Which of the following American presidents had visited to china in 1972 to strengthen diplomatic relations-Richard Nixon

The decision on procedural matters in United Nations will be taken by            positive votes-9

According to United Nations, which is not a right under child rights-Marriage

Who is the father of idealism-Plato

From which language, the word democracy has been taken-Greek

“Dialectics” indicates-Integration of opponents

The meaning of autocracy is-Rule of one person

Who used the term “state” for the first time-Machiavelli

Which of the followings is permanent organization –Family

“Man is a social animal” whose statement is this-Aristotle

Who said political science “metrology”-Bryce

“Person, who do not live in any state is either a saint or an animal” whose statement is this-Aristotle

“Liberty consists in obedience to the general will” whose statement is this-Rousseau

Whose statement is this-“man born free but always in shackles”Rousseau

“The soul of India lives in villages” whose statement is this-Gandhi ji

“Oh! Disrespectable democracy! I love you” whose statement is this-Carpentar

Who said this “good citizen makes good state and bad citizen makes bad state”-Plato

In which country, there is federal government-USA

Sovereign parliament is a contribution of-England

Who was the first woman prime minister in the world-Sri Lanka

“Dialectical materialism” is related with which of the following principles-Communism

Which of the followings is correct in relation with Marxist ideas of state-State is a class institution

Which of the following countries is governed by a king-Saudi Arabia

CTBT denotes-Arms Control Measures

Who supported the concept of “public desire”-Rousseau

The new official language of United Nations is-Arabic

In which of the followings, there is possibility of arbitrary rule-Single-party state

The last Asia pacific economic co-operation summit was held in-Philippines

Which are the two forms of democracy-Direct and Indirect

What is the example of direct democracy in India-Gram Sabha

“Shadow Cabinet” is a feature of which of the followings-Britain

Where was the system of shadow cabinet started from-Great Britain

when was the right to information passed-2005

When was the Lokpal bill passed in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha with more strict provisions-2013

What is the meaning of ordinary law-Law made and enforced by government

Which of the following sections of Indian penal code is related with lesbian gay bisexual community (LGBT)-377

Which of the following high courts had legalized the homosexual relations in India in 2009.Delhi

The main cause of growth of communalism in India is-Economic and e d u c a t i o n a l backwardness of minority groups

To which the mandal commission report is related-Other backward classes

In which state, the Bodoland Territorial Council, an autonomous governing body was established-Assam

To which years, there was dominance of one party in India-1977

The year of the “Shimla pact” between India and Pakistan is-1972

Who has propounded term “rainbow coalition” originated from politics and policies-Barack Obama

The ballot papers were used firstly in-Ancient Greece

Under which ministry, central pollution control bureau works-Environment and Forest

Which of the following crops is banned by the supreme court of India-genetically modified brinjal

The book, written by Karl Marx, is-Das Kapital

What occurs under direct democracy in Switzerland-Natural growth

What is the term of president of Switzerland-1 year

Who said “Adolf Hitler is Germany and Germany is Adolf Hitler. He who is committed to Hitler is committed to Germany”-R. Hess

What is the meaning of fascism in respect to state-State is in control of the king

The faith of fascism formulates the principle of-Dictatorship

Who advocated the Nazism in Germany-Adolf Hitler

When did the constituent assembly adopt the national anthem-18287

The parliament of India has passed the environment (conservation) bill in-1986

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