General Knowledge for SSC CGL 2016 - Indian Polity - Set 1

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1. When was the constitution of India passed by the constituent assembly ?
(a) January 26, 1950
(b) November 26, 1949
(c) August 15, 1947
(d) January 26,1949

2. The ________ is superior to all other laws of the country
(a) enforcements
(b) constitution
(c) Acts
(d) Undertakings.

3. Raja Chellayya Committee dealt with ________.
(a) tax reforms
(b) fundamental rights
(c) education
(d) social issues

4. On whose recommendation was the Constituent Assembly formed?
(a) British government
(b) Princely states
(c) Cabinet Mission
(d) None of the above

5. Name the article which empowers the President to appoint the Prime Minister of India.
(a) Article 19
(b) Article 75
(c) Article 86
(d) Article 95

6. What is contained in the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution?
(a) disqualification of membership on grounds of defection
(b) citizenship
(c) directive principles
(d) impeachment

7. How many methods of amendment of different provision of constitution are prescribed in the Article 368 of the constitution?
(A) 4
(b) 5
(c) 3
(d) 2

8. The provision of single citizenship in our constitution is borrowed from the 
(a) UK
(b) USA
(C) Germany
(D) not borrowed

9. Which one of the following is called mini constitution?
(a) 44th amendment
(b) 43rd
(c) 37th
(d) 42nd

10. Which part of the constitution deals with Directive Principles of State Policy ?
(a) Part VII
(b) Part V
(c) part iii
(d) part iv

11. The Rajya Sabha held its first sitting on ……………
(a) 13 May 1952
(b) 26 jan 1949
(c) 15th august 1947
(d) none

12. In the history of Indian Parliament how many times have the joint sessions of the Parliament took place?
(a) 4
(b) 3
(c) 7
(d) never

13. Who is the first legal officer of the Govt. of India ?
(a) Attorney General of India
(b) The judge of supreme court
(c) the president
(d) Prime minister

14. Effective Majority of house means more than __________ of the effective strength of the house
(a) 50%
(b) 35%
(c) 75%
(d) 5%

15. Which president of India died while in office?
(A) Zakir Hussain
(b) V.V. Giri
(c) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(d) Giani zail singh


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