Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 75 of 150)

  1. In the USA, residuary power or reserve powers are

    1. Left to the federal government

    2. Left to the states

    3. Not defined properly

    4. Given to local government

  2. In which one of the following forms of government is the second chamber an indispensable part of the legislature?

    1. Unitary Government

    2. Federal Government

    3. Parliamentary Government

    4. Presidential Government

  3. Which one of the following function is NOT the concern of the Local Government?

    1. Public health

    2. Sanitation

    3. Public utility services

    4. Maintenance of public order

  4. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Form of Government) List-II (Essential features)
    1. Cabinet Government

    2. Presidential Government

    3. Federal Government

    4. Unitary Government

    1. Separation of powers

    2. Collective responsibility

    3. Concentration of power

    4. Division of powers

    5. Administrative law

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
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      • 4
      • 2
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  5. The object of the adjournment motion in parliament is to

    1. Collect information from the ministers

    2. Make a cut in the budget proposals

    3. Criticize a particular policy of the government

    4. Topple the government

  6. Which one of the following has enhanced its power most from the system of delegated legislature?

    1. The legislature

    2. The legislative committees

    3. The civil service

    4. The Council of Ministers

  7. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer

    List-I List-II
    1. Brahmo Samaj

    2. Bombay Presidency Association

    3. Servants of India Society

    4. Theosophical Society

    1. Mrs. Annie Besant

    2. Gopal Krishna

    3. Dadabhaj Naoroji

    4. Raja Rammohan Roy

    5. Sir Pherozeshah Mehta

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 5
      • 2
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      • 1
  8. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Newspapers/Periodicals) List-II (Founders/Editors)
    1. The Indian Review

    2. The Modern Review

    3. The Hind

    4. The Bombay Chronicle

    1. B G Horniman

    2. G A Natesan

    3. Ramanancj Chaterjee

    4. Viraraghavachari and Others

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
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      • 3
      • 4
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      • 3
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      • 1
      • 4
  9. Who among the following transformed Shivaji and Ganapati festival into a national festival?

    1. Lala Lajpat Rai

    2. Bal Gangacihar Tilak

    3. Veer Savarlcar

    4. Gopal Krishna Gokhale

  10. The Rowlatt Act stood for

    1. Compulsory economic support to war efforts

    2. Imprisonment without trial and summary procedures for trail

    3. Suppression of the Khilaf at Movement

    4. Imposition of retractions on freedom of the Press

  11. The Vernacular Press Act, passed during the regime of Lord Lytton, sought to

    1. accord parity of treatment to Vernacular Press and English Press

    2. Give complete freedom to the Vernacular Press

    3. Impose restrictions on the Vernacular Press

    4. Put restrictions on English Press run by

    Indians

  12. In the Federation established by the Act 1935, residuary powers were given to the

    1. Federal Legislature

    2. Provincial Legislature

    3. Governor General

    4. Provincial Governors

  13. Which of the following are the principal features of the Government of India Act, 1919?

    1. Introduction of dyarchy in the executive government of the Provinces.

    2. Introduction of separate communal electorates for Muslims.

    3. Devolution of legislative authority by the Centre to the Provinces.

    4. Expansion and reconstitution of

    Central and Provincial Legislatures.

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 4

    4. 1, 3 and 4

  14. Under the term “Double Jeopardy” implied in Clause 2 of Article 20 of the Constitution of India, a person

    1. Convicted by a court of law cannot be punished under departmental proceedings for the same offence

    2. Punished departmentally cannot be prosecute in a court of law for the same offence

    3. Shall not be prosecuted and punished for the same offence more than once

    4. Cannot be subjected to proceedings in civil courts for disobedience of an injunction along with criminal proceedings

  15. Which of the following are the grounds on discrimination of citizens for admission into educational institutions is constitutionally prohibited?

    1. Religion and Race

    2. Sex and Place of birth

    3. Nationality and Color

    4. Age and Nativity

    Choose the correct answer from the codes given below

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 1, 2 and 3

    4. 1, 2 and 4