Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice_Test 124 of 150)

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  1. The Indian Constitution establishes a secular State, meaning The State treats all religions equally Freedom of faith and worship is allowed to all the people 3. Educational institutions, without exception, are free to impart religious instruction vjv. The State makes no discrimination on the basis of the religion in matters of employment Codes:

    1. 1 2

    2. 1 2 3 4

    3. 2 3 4

    4. 1 2 4

    Answer: d

  2. Who adopted the Constitution of India on the 26th November, 1949?

    1. People of India

    2. Parliament of India

    3. Representative of the people of India in Constituent Assembly

    4. Cabinet

    Answer: a

  3. Choose the response that gives the correct order in which these words occur in the Preamble. Consider the following words:

    1. Socialist

    2. Democratic

    3. Sovereign

    4. Secular


    1. 3 1 4 2

    2. 3 4 1 2

    3. 3 4 2 1

    4. 4 1 3 2

    Answer: a

  4. The Constitution is declared to have been adopted and enacted by the

    1. Constituent Assembly

    2. People of India

    3. Indian Parliament

    4. British Parliament

    Answer: b

  5. The Preamble enshrines the ideals of ‘liberty, equality and fraternity’ -ideals inspired by the

    1. Russian Revolution

    2. Irish Revolution

    3. French Revolution

    4. US Constitution

    Answer: c

  6. The Preamble enshrines certain ideals that were first spelt out in

    1. The speech by Jawaharlal Nehru on the banks of Ravi when he called for Puma Swaraj

    2. The Nehru Report

    3. A resolution adopted at Karachi session of the Indian National Congress

    4. The Objectives Resolution adopted by the Constituent Assembly

    Answer: d

  7. Which of the following emerges clearly from the Preamble?

    1. When the Constitution was enacted

    2. The ideals that were to be achieved

    3. The system of government

    4. The source of authority


    1. 2 3 4

    2. 1 2

    3. 1 2 3

    4. 1 2 3 4

    Answer: d

  8. Which one of the following statements regarding the Preamble is correct?

    1. It is not enforceable in a Court of law

    2. The Supreme Court has recently ruled that it is not a part of the Constitution

    3. It has been amended twice

    4. All the above are correct

    Answer: a

  9. The Preamble of our Constitution reads: India is a

    1. Sovereign, socialist, secular, democratic Republic

    2. Sovereign, democratic, socialist, secular Republic

    3. Socialist, democratic, secular Republic

    4. Democratic, sovereign, secular, socialist Republic

    Answer: a

  10. Which part of the Constitution reflects the mind and ideals of the framers?

    1. Preamble

    2. Fundamental Rights

    3. Directive Principles

    4. Emergency Provisions

    Answer: a

  11. The Preamble to the Constitution of India reads:

    1. We, the people of India… In our Constitution Assembly enact and give to ourselves this Constitution

    2. We, the people of India____ In this Constituent Assembly decide to enact and give to India this Constitution.

    3. We, the people of India____ through the representatives of this Constituent Assembly… Enact and give to ourselves this Constituent.

    4. We, the members of the Constitution Assembly, represent the people of India____Enact this Constitution.

    Answer: a

  12. The Preamble to the Constitution of India was amended by which Constitutional Amendment Act?

    1. 44th Constitutional Amendment Act

    2. 42nd Constitutional Amendment Act

    3. 56th Constitutional Amendment Act

    4. It has never been amended

    Answer: b

  13. What is the correct sequence of the following words in the Preamble of the Constitution

    1. Sovereign Democratic Socialist Secular Republic

    2. Sovereign Socialist Democratic Secular Republic

    3. Sovereign Socialist Secular Democratic Republic

    4. Sovereign Secular Democratic Socialist Republic

    Answer: c