UPPSC Prelims Political Science 2011 Paper (Part 8 of 8)

  1. Who said that ‘the emergency powers of the President are a fraud on the constitution’

    1. K M Nambiar

    2. K M Munshi

    3. B. N. Rao

    4. K T Shah

  2. Which article of the Indian Constitution empowers Parliament to legislate on a subject of the State List?

    1. Article 115

    2. Article 116

    3. Article 226

    4. Article 249

  3. When was the first amendment in the Indian Constitution made?

    1. July 1950

    2. December 1950

    3. June 1951

    4. July 1951

  4. The Eleventh Scheduled of Indian Constitution deals which of the following?

    1. Official Languages

    2. Political Parties

    3. Municipalities

    4. Panchayati Raj

  5. Which of the following writes literally means ‘We Command’

    1. Habeas Corpus

    2. Mandamus

    3. Prohibition

    4. Quo-Warranto

  6. Which article of Indian Constitution provides an jurisdiction to the Supreme Court?

    1. Article 129

    2. Article 132

    3. Article 143

    4. Article 32

  7. In which of the following cases Supreme Court of India enunciated the doctrine of basis structure?

    1. Keshwanand Bharti Case

    2. Golaknath Case

    3. Minnerwa Mills Case

    4. Gopalan Case

  8. Which one of the following is a subject of concurrent list?

    1. Police

    2. Criminal Matters

    3. Radio and Television

    4. Foreign Affairs

  9. The decision for Quit India Movement was taken at which of the following places?

    1. Allahabad

    2. Poona

    3. Wardha

    4. Sabarmati

  10. Sarkaria Commission was related with which of the following?

    1. Judicial reforms

    2. Federal reforms

    3. Electoral reforms

    4. Financial reforms

  11. Which of the following is termed as ‘Magna Carta of Indian Liberties’

    1. Regulating Act of 1773

    2. Pitt's India Act of 1784

    3. Charter Act of 1813

    4. Queen's proclamation of 1858

  12. Which one of the following word is not mentioned in the Preamble of the Indian Constitution?

    1. Sovereign

    2. Secular

    3. Federal

    4. Democratic

  13. The Constitution of India vests the executive powers of the Indian Union to which of the following?

    1. The Prime Minister

    2. The president

    3. The Councils of Ministers

    4. The Parliament

  14. Who among the following acts as presiding officer of the house without being its member?

    1. Vice President

    2. Lok Sabha Speaker

    3. Chairman of the Legislative Council

    4. Speaker of Legislative Assembly

  15. Dyarchy was introduced in Indian provinces by

    1. Indian Council's Act, 1861

    2. Indian Council's Act, 1892

    3. Government of India Act, 1919

    4. Government of India Act, 1935