Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 58 of 150)

  1. Who first described the Indian political system as one party dominance to explain the Congress party's hegemony in India

    1. W H Mon-is-Jones

    2. Rajni Kothari

    3. Myron Weiner

    4. Lloyd Rudolph and Susan Rudolph

  2. In which one of the following lists of the Indian Constitution is the subject of social security and social insurance included?

    1. Union list

    2. Concurrent list

    3. Sate list

    4. Residuary Powers

  3. Under which. Of the following circumstances can the President declare an emergency?

    1. External aggression

    2. Internal disturbances

    3. Government instability

    4. Financial crisis

    Choose the correct answer e codes given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 4

  4. Under which article of the Indian Constitution can the President of India be impeached?

    1. Article 356

    2. Article 75

    3. Article 76

    4. Article 61

  5. The source of all political power in India lies with

    1. The Parliament

    2. The Lok Sabha

    3. The People

    4. The Constitution

  6. In which of the following respects the Indian federal system differs from the Australian federal system?

    1. Representation of the States in the upper chamber of the federal legislature

    2. Vesting of residuary powers

    3. Existence of separate written constitutions for the constituent units.

    4. Existence of a written constitution

    Select the correct answer by using the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2, and 3

    2. 1, 2 and 4

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 3 and 4

  7. The constitution of India uses the expression “the Union of States” following

    1. Canada

    2. USA

    3. Erstwhile USS. R.

    4. Germany

  8. The authority to alter the boundaries of states in India rests with the

    1. State Government

    2. Parliament

    3. Prime Minister

    4. President

  9. Which of the following Federal principles are not found in the Indian Federation?

    1. Equal representation of member States in the Upper House of the Parliament

    2. Bicameral legislature at the federal level

    3. Double citizenship of people living in member states

    4. Independent and impartial judiciary

    Choose the correct answer by using the. Codes given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 2, 3 and, 4

    3. 2 and 4 only

    4. 1 and 3 only

  10. The Supreme Court of India enunciated the doctrine of “Basic Structure of the Constitution” in

    1. The Golaknath case in 1967

    2. The Sajjan Singh case in 1965

    3. The Shanka. Rj Prasad case in 1951

    4. The Keshavanand Bharati case in 1973

  11. The authority empowered to make laws in respect of matters not enumerated in any of the three lists is

    1. State Legislatures

    2. Union Parliament

    3. Union Parliament and State Legislatures

    4. the Advocates General of the States

  12. The Central Government gives grants-inaid to the States out of the Consolidated Fund of India on the basis of the recommendations of

    1. The planning Commission

    2. The Finance Commission

    3. The Public Accounts Committee

    4. The Estimates Committee

  13. The distribution of powers between the Centre and the States in the Indian constitution is based on the scheme provided in

    1. The Minto Morley Reforms, 1909

    2. Monwgue-chelmsford Act, 1919

    3. The Government of India Act, 1935

    4. Indian Independence Act, I947

  14. Sarkaria Commission was set up for reviewing the relations between

    1. The prime Minister and the President

    2. Legislature and the Executive

    3. Executive and the Judiciary

    4. Canter and the States

  15. Under which of the Five Year Plans the introduction Of Panchayati Raj in India was suggested?

    1. First Five Year Plan

    2. Second Five Year Plan

    3. Third Five Year Plan

    4. Fourth Five Year Plan