General Studies: Important for Exam: Indian Polity Test MCQ Part 26

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Q. Which of the following taxes belong to the Union exclusively?

1. Corporate tax

2. Terminal tax on railway fares and freights

3. Surcharge on income Tax

4. Estate Duty

Choose the correct answer from the codes:

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 3 and 4 only

(d) 1,2 and 3 only

Q. The Chairman of the public Accounts Committee is:

(a) Appointed

(b) Nominated

(c) Elected

(d) Elected on rotational basis

Q. The scheme of distribution of powers and functions between the Union and State governments was largely adopted from the

(a) Government of India Act 1935

(b) American federalism

(c) Canadian federalism

(d) Sue gene rise system

Q. The ‘Freedom of Press’ as such has not been granted under our Constitution, but it can be traced to

(a) Right to life and liberty

(b) Rule of Law

(c) Right to freedom

(d) Right to freedom of speech and expression

Q. Which of the following parts of the Constitution together is called the ‘conscience of the Constitution’ ?

1. Preamble

2. Fundamental Rights

3. Fundamental Duties

4. Directive Principles of State policy

Choose the correct answer from the codes:

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 2 and 4 only

(d) 1,2 and 4 only

Q. Juridical equality, guaranteed under Article 14, means

(a) Equality before law

(b) Equal protection of the laws

(c) Rule of law

(d) Social justice

Q. The expression ‘Procedure established by law’ as provided in Article 21 of the India Constitution can be traced to the Constitution of

(a) United Kingdom

(b) United States

(c) Germany

(d) Japan

Q. A Regional Election Commissioner can be appointed by the President on the eve of the elections to:

1. Rajya Sabha

2. Lok Sabha

3. Legislative Assembly

4. Legislative Council

Choose the correct answer from the codes:

(a) 1,2 and 3 only

(b) 1,3 and 4 only

(c) 2,3 and 4 only

(d) 1,2, 3 and 4

Q. In cases of public employments the State cannot reserve public offices on the ground of

1. Religion

2. Place of birth

3. Place of residence

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

(a) 2 only

(b) 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1,2 and 3