IAS: General Knowledge Questions (Practice-Test 2 of 3)

  1. Judicial review in the Indian Constitution is based on

    1. Rule of Law

    2. Due process of Law

    3. Procedure established by Law

    4. Precedents and Conventions

  2. The Drafting of the Constitution was completed on

    1. 26th January 1950

    2. 26th December 1949

    3. 26th November 1949

    4. 30th November 1949

  3. Who was the President of the Constituent Assembly?

    1. Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru

    2. Sardar Patel

    3. Dr. Rajendra Prasad

    4. Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

  4. Which innovative discussion process is introduced by the Indian Parliament to the World Parliamentary systems?

    1. Question hour

    2. Zero hour

    3. Resolutions

    4. Presidential speech

  5. The Judges of the Supreme Court retire at the age of

    1. 60 years

    2. 65 years

    3. 62 years

    4. 58 years

  6. When there is an official change in the exchange rate of domestic currency, then it is called

    1. Appreciation

    2. Depreciation

    3. Revaluation

    4. Deflation

  7. Inflation redistributes income and wealth in favour of

    1. Pensioners

    2. Poor

    3. Middle class

    4. Rich

  8. The fringe benefit tax was introduced in the budget of

    1. 2003 − 04

    2. 2004 − 05

    3. 2005 − 06

    4. 2006 − 07

  9. In the Budget estimates for 2011 − 12, and allocation of Rs. 400 crore had been made to bring in a green revolution in the East in the cropping system of

    1. Wheat

    2. Rice

    3. Jowar

    4. Pulses

  10. As announced by the Finance Minister in his budget speech on 28 − 2 − 2011, the income tax exemption limit for individuals other than senior citizen and women has been raised to

    1. Rs. 1, 80, 000

    2. Rs. 1, 90, 000

    3. Rs. 2, 00, 000

    4. Rs. 2, 50, 000

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