SSC CGL 2015 GK Quiz - Set 9

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1. The guerilla warfare was pioneered by
(a) Aurangzeb (b) Akbar
(c) Shivaji (d) Balaji Rao

2. ‘Chauth’ was a tax collected by
(a) Marathas (b) Mughals (c) Khiljis (d) Tughlaqs

3. Who among the following Delhi Sultans made Agra the capital of his Empire?
(a) Iltutmish (b) Balban
(c) Feroz Shah Tughlaq (d) Sikander Lodhi

4. The Italian traveler, who left very praiseworthy account of the Vijaynagar Empire, was
(a) E. Barbosa (b) Manucci
(c) Marco Polo (d) Nicolo Conti

5. Who said, “Ram and Rahim are the two different names of the same God?”
(a) Kabir (b) Ramdas
(c) Chatianaya (d) Ramanuja

6. Fundamental Rights are NOT given to –
(a) Bankrupt persons (b) Aliens
(c) Persons suffering from incurable diseases
(d) Political sufferers

7. Which one of the following is the guardian of fundamental right?
(a) Legislature (b) Executive
(c) Political parties (d) Judiciary

8. Which of the following are covered under the Fundamental Rights in the Constitution of India?
I) Prohibition of traffic in human beings and forced labour
II) Prohibition of employment of children in factories
III) Freedom of conscience and free profession, practice and propagation of religion.
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
(a) I and II only
(b) I and III only
(c) II and III only
(d) I, II and III

9. All the following are fundamental rights guaranteed by the Indian Constitution except –
(a) Right to equality
(b) Right against exploitation
(c) Right to adequate means of livelihood
(d) None of these

10. Which part of the Indian Constitution has been described as the soul of the Constitution?
(a) Fundamental Rights
(b) Directive Principles of state policy
(c) The Preamble
(d) Right to Constitutional Remedies

11. Which Amendment Act facilitated the appointment of the same person as a governor for two or more states?
(a) 7th Constitutional Amendment Act of 1956
(b) 8th Constitutional Amendment Act of 1960
(c) 10th Constitutional Amendment Act of 1961
(d) 15th Constitutional Amendment Act of 1963

12. Increased salary of Governor from 2008 is _________.
(a) 36,000 (b) 1.10 lakh
(c) 1,50,000 (d) None of these

13. The salary and allowances of the Chief Minister is determined by ________.
(a) President (b) Governor
(c) Parliament (d) State Legislature

14. Duty of the Chief Minister is described in the Article ________.
(a) Article 165 (b) Article 163
(c) Article 154 (d) Article 167

15. Article 163 deals with _________.
(a) Appointment and tenure of the ministers
(b) Council of Ministers to aid and advise Governor
(c) Oath or affirmation by the Governor
(d) Council of Ministers is responsible to the Legislative Assembly

16. Which part of the constitution deals with composition and powers of State Legislature?
(a) Part III (b) Part IV
(c) Part VI (d) Part XII

17. Among the following states, which one has a bicameral system of state legislature?
(a) Kerala (b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Andhra Pradesh (d) Tamil Nadu

18. The maximum strength of the Legislative Assembly is ________.
(a) 545 (b) 520
(c) 450 (d) 500

19. In which year, the Supreme Court ruled that the decision of Chairman/speaker is subject to judicial review?
(a) 1990 (b) 1992
(c) 1995 (d) 1989

20. The adjournment power of state legislature lies with ________.
(a) Presiding officer of the house
(b) Governor
(c) President
(d) Vice-Chairman of Rajya Sabha


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