Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 67 of 150)

  1. Which one of the following negates the fundamentals principles of bureaucracy?

    1. Organization of official functions on a continuous rule-bound basis.

    2. Appropriation of official position by the incumbent.

    3. Trained personnel for the conduct of business.

    4. Principle of hierarchy.

  2. Which one of the following Acts deprived Indian Provinces of their law-making power?

    1. Act of 1813

    2. Act of 1833

    3. Act of 1853

    4. Act of 1861

  3. Which one of the following demands of the Moderates as accepted in the Morley Minto Reforms?

    1. Dominion status for India

    2. Beginning of responsible form of Government

    3. Increase in the size of the Councils

    4. Idea of Self Government

  4. Which one of the following recommended a change in the pattern. Of Dyarchy introduced under the Act of 1919?

    1. Muddiman Committee

    2. Sapru Committee

    3. Simon Commission

    4. Butler Commission

  5. The Act in which for the first time statutory rules were farmed to separate provincial subjects from the central subjects was the

    1. Government of India Act, 1935

    2. Government of India Act, 1919

    3. Indian Councils Act. 1909

    4. Indian Councils Act, 1892 3 of 13

  6. The Cabinet Mission Plan envisaged for India a

    1. Federation

    2. Confederation

    3. Quasi-Federation

    4. Union of States

  7. Under which one of the following Acts was the Communal Electorate System introduced by the British in India for the first time?

    1. Government of India Act, 1909

    2. Government of India Act, 1919

    3. Indian Council Act of 1861

    4. Indian Council Act of 1862

  8. Which one of the following series of names contains the names of moderates only?

    1. Mahadev Govind, Ranade, Gopal Krishan Gokhale. Bipin Cliandra Pal

    2. Gopal Krishan Gokhale, Pheroze Shah Mehta and Dada Bhai Naoroji

    3. Lala Lajpat Rai, W. C. Bonnerjee and Surendranath Banerjea

    4. Gopal Krishan Gokhale, V Srinivasa

    Sastri and Bal Gangadhar Tilak

  9. Which of the following are envisaged by the Right against Exploitation in the Constitution of India?

    1. Prohibition of traffic in human beings and forced labor.

    2. Abolition of unsociability

    3. Protection of the interests of minorities.

    4. Prohibition of employment of children in factories and mines.

      1. 1 and 2

      2. 1 and 3

      3. 2, 3 and 4

      4. 1 and 4

  10. The State shall not make law which takes away or abridges the fundamental rights. Which one of the following shall not be construed as laws for this propose?

    1. Ordinance

    2. Bye-law

    3. Rule

    4. Constitution amendment

  11. Which one of the following freedoms is not guaranteed by the Constitution of India?

    1. Freedom to own, acquire and dispose of property.

    2. Freedom to move freely throughout the country.

    3. Freedom to assemble peaceful and without arms.

    4. Freedom to practice any trade or profession.

  12. Which of the following regarding the Rajya Sabha are correct?

    1. It is not subject to dissolution

    2. It has a term of six years

    3. One third of its members retire after every two years.

    4. Its members shall not be less than 25 years of age.

      1. 1, 2 and 3

      2. 2, 3 and 4

      3. 1 and 3

      4. 2 and 4

  13. Which one of the following statements regarding the Fundamental Duties contained in the Indian Constitution are correct?

    1. Fundamental duties can be enforced through writ jurisdiction.

    2. Fundamental duties have formed a part of the Indian Constitution since its adoption.

    3. Fundamental duties became a part of the Constitution in accordance with the recommendations of the Swaran Singh Committee.

    4. Fundamental duties are applicable only to citizens of India.

      1. 1, 2 and 3

      2. 1, 2 and 4

      3. 2 and 3

      4. 3 and 4

  14. If all male citizens were conscripted in accordance with the fundamental duty of defending the country, the law would.

    1. Be unreasonable because it does not provide for categories.

    2. Amount to discrimination on the basis of age.

    3. Amount to discrimination on the basis of sex.

    4. Not be in conflict with any of the provisions of the constitution

  15. Which of the following statements about a uniform civil code is/are correct?

    1. It is binding on the State that a uniform civil code must be made applicable to all.

    2. The provision regarding a uniform civil code is contained in Part IIl of the Constitution.

    3. The provision regarding the uniform civil code is not applicable to the State of Jammu and Kashmir.

    4. The Supreme Court of India has directed that a uniform civil code must be made applicable to all with in ten years.


    1. 3 only

    2. 3 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 3

    4. 1, 2 and 4