General Studies Daily Test-4 – Indian Polity – Sources of the Constitution

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1) Match List I with List II and select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists
List I List II
A.Directive Principles of state policy 1.Australia
B.Fundamental Rights 2.Canada
C.Concurrent List in Union-State relations 3.Ireland
D.India as a union of states with greater 4.USA
power to the union
2) Consider the following statements
1.The Constitution as originally adopted had 22 Parts, 395 Articles and 12 Schedules.
2.A chapter on Fundamental Duties did not find a place in the original Constitution.
3) Match the following List I (Sources) with List II (Features Borrowed) and answer as per the codes given below
List I List II
A. Irish Constitution 1. Concurrent List
B. Canadian Constitution 2. Procedure for amendment of the Constitution
C. Australian Constitution 3. Directive Principles of State Policy
D. South African Constitution 4. Vesting of Residuary Powers in the Centre
4) Which of the following was the biggest source for the Constitution of India?
5) The concept of Judicial Review in our Constitution has been taken from the Constitution of
6) Match List I (Item in the Indian Constitution) with List II (Country from which it was derived and select the correct answer
List I List II
A.India as a Union of States with greater 1.Canada
powers to the Union
B.Fundamental Rights 2.USA
C.Directive Principles of State Policy 3.Ireland
D.Concurrent List in Union-State Relations 4.Australia
7) Which of the following sets of countries has only federations ?
8) What is/are the major difference/ differences between a written and an unwritten Constitution?
1. A written Constitution is the formal source of all Constitutional laws in the country and the unwritten Constitution is not the formal source.
2. A written Constitution is entirely codified whereas an unwritten Constitution is not.
Select the correct answer using the code given below
9) Which Constitution has inspired the Indian concepts of Rule of law, Parliamentary system and law- making procedure?
10) Which of the following is correct under the Indian Constitution?
11) Which of the following statements is/are not correct?
1.The Constitutent Assembly was directly elected by the people of India.
2.The Muslim League boycotted the first meeting of the Constituent Assembly which was held on 9th Dec, 1946.
3.BN Rau was appointed as the constitutional advisor to the Assembly.
4.On December 13,1946. Pandit Nehru Moved the historic ‘Objectives Resolution’.
12) Which one of the following determines that the Indian Constitution is federal?
13) The Constitution of India borrowed the scheme of Federation from the Constitution of
14) Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1.In June, 1948 the government of India appointed the Linguistic Provinces Commission under the Chairmanship of Fazl Ali.
2.In December 1953 a three member states Reorganisation Commission was appointed under the Chairmanship of SK Dhar.
3.The Fundamental Duties were incorporated on the recommendation of Swarn Singh Committee.
4.At present, there are ten Fundamental Duties.
15) Match LMatch List I with List II and select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists
List I List II
A. Britain 1. Directive Principles
B. USA 2. Parliamentary System
C. South Africa 3. Fundamental Rights
D. Ireland 4. Amending Process
16) Which of the following features does the Indian Constitution borrow from the Weimar Constitution of Germany?
17) Match the following features of the Indian Constitution and their sources from which they have been incorporated.
List I List II
A.Bill of Rights and Judicial Review 1.England
B.Parliamentary system of Democracy 2.Ireland
C.Directive Principles 3.USA
D.Residuary powers with the Centre 4.Canada
18) The Federal System with strong centre’ has been borrowed by the Indian Constitution from
19) The idea of including the Emergency provisions in the Constitution of India has been borrowed from the
20) The office of Lokpal and Lokayukta in India is based on which one of the following? [CDS 2007]
21) Which of the following features and their source is wrongly matched?
22) Match List I (Provision of the Constitution of India with List II (Source) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists
List I List II
A.Directive Principles 1. Constitution of Ireland
B.Emergency Power of the President 2. Constitution of Germany
C.The Union- State Relations 3. Constitution of Canada
D.Amendments of the Constitution 4. Constitution of South Africa

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