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GS Test-1-Indian Polity-Indian Constitution & Constitutional Development

Welcome to your General Studies Daily Test - 1 - Indian Polity - Indian Constitution & Constitutional Development

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1) The   first   definite   step   to   provide parliamentary control over East India Company was taken by
2) Which of the following was/were the main feature(s) of the Government of India act, 1919
1. The act provided for the establishment, for the first time, in India of a Public Service Commission.
2. The act provided for the appointment of an India to the viceroy’s executive council, as well as the provincial executive councils.
3. A provision was made for classification of central and provincial subjects.
3) Match List I (Act) with List II (Largely based on) and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists
List I                                                                              List II
A. Indian Council Act, 1909                                      1. Mountbatten Plan
B. Government of India Act, 1919                           2. Simon Commission Report and Joint Select Committee Recommendation
C. Government of India Act, 1935                          3. Montague-  Chelmsford Reforms
D. Indian Independence Act, 1947                          4. Morley-Minto Reforms
4) The Cabinet Mission Plan for India envisaged
5) Consider the following with reference to the provisions of ‘Government of India Act, 1935’
1.Establishment of an All-India Federation.
2.Provincial autonomy, with a Government responsible to an elected legislature.
3.Redistribution of provinces and the creation of two new provinces. Which of these were embodied in the Government of India Act, 1935?
6) By virtue of which Act, Dyarchy was introduced in India? [NDA2008]
7) Consider the following acts [CDS 2000]
1.The Regulating Act          2. Pitt’s India Act              3. The Charter Act         4. Indian Council Act
What   is   the   correct   chronological  sequence of these acts?
8) Match List I with List II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists
List I                                                                              List II
A. KM Munshi                                                            1. Union Powers Commitee
B. Rajendra Prasad                                                   2. Drafting Committee
C. Jawahar Lal Nehru                                             3. Business Committee
D. BR Ambedkar                                                       4. Steering Committee
9) Which of the following provisions were made in the Charter Act of 1833?
1. The commercial functions of the East India Company came to an end and now it had only political functions.
2. Government services in India were thrown open to all Indians.
3. The designation of the Governor-General of Bengal was changed as the Governor-General of British India.
4. An Indian was to be appointed as a Law Member in the Governor-General’s Council
10) Dyarchy was first introduced under
11) Through which one of the following were commercial activities of the East India Company finally put to an end?
12) The Constitution of India divided the states of India in categories A, B, Cand D in the year 1950. In this context which of the following statements is correct?
13) Which of the following vested the Secretary of State for India with supreme control over the Government of India?
14) The Constitution of India came into force on
15) The distribution of powers between the Centre and States in the Indian Constitution is based on the scheme provided in the
16) Which of the following are among the provisions of the Act of 1858?
1. The administration of India and the Indian Territories was transferred to the Crown.
2. The rule of East India Company was abolished.
3. The Governor-General of India was to be known as the Viceroy of India and a Secretary of State for India was also appointed.
4. The administrative power of India was to be shared between the East India Company and the Crown of England.
17) Consider the following statements with reference to the provisions of Morley-Minto Reforms Act in the Colonial India
1.The Morley-Minto Reform Act raised the number of additional members of the Central Legislature.
2.It introduced the principle of communal representation in the Legislature.
3.It empowered the Legislature to discuss the budget and to move resolutions on it.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
18) Consider the following statements The Regulating Act of 1773 was passed by British Parliament in order to
1.establish Parliamentary control over the administration of the East India Company’s territory in India.
2.make the Governor of Bengal as the Governor-General of Bengal.
3.end of dual system of administration in India.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
19) The Government of India Act, 1935 was based on
20) Which one among the following was not a feature of the provincial executive according to the Government of India Act, 1935?
21) Match List I with List II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists
List I                                                                      List II
A. Indian Councils Act of 1861                1. Introduced Dyarchy
B. Government of India Act of 1919      2. Placed Indian affairs under the direct control of the British Government
C. Indian Council Act of 1892                  3. Introduced representative institutions
D. Pitts India Act of 1784                           4. Introduced the principle of election
22) Which of the following Acts introduced communal electorate in India?
23) The  first  attempt  to  introduce  a  15 representative and popular element in the Governance of India was made through
24) Which of the following is/are the principal feature(s) of the Government of India Act, 1919?
1.Introduction of Dyarchy in the executive government of the provinces.
2.Introduction of separate communal electorates for Muslims.
3.Devolution of legislative authority by the Centre to the provinces.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
25) The monopoly of Indian trade of the East India Company was abolished by the
26) Which one among the following statements regarding the Government of India Act, 1935 is not correct?
27) Which of the following was/were the main feature(s) of the Government of India act, 1919
1. The act provided for the establishment, for the first time, in India of a Public Service Commission.
2. The act provided for the appointment of an India to the viceroy’s executive council,as well as the provincial executive councils.
3. A provision was made for classification of central and provincial subjects.
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28) Match List I with List II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists List I List II
A. Bicameral system             1. Government of India Act, 1935
B. Legislative devolution    2. Indian Councils Act, 1861
C. Separate electorate          3. Montague- Chelmsford Reforms
D. Provincial autonomy    4. Minto-Morley Reforms
29) Which of the following Acts was described by Jawahar Lal Nehru as ‘Charter of Slavery’?
30) The Supreme Court was set up by the

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