Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice_Test 93 of 150)

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  1. Which one of the following statements regarding the system of Dyrachy under the 1919 act is correct?
    1. In the provinces, the councilors were responsible to provincial legislatures
    2. It was the first step towards responsible government
    3. The provincial Governor was a titular head
    4. None of the above
  2. The nature of the anti-imperialist struggle was
    1. Always peaceful and constitutional
    2. Initially constitutional and by and large non-violent
    3. Based on continuous armed resistance
    4. Largely supported by foreign powers
  3. Which one of the following finally alienated the Muslims and crystallized the demand for Pakistan?
    1. The introduction of separate electorates for the Muslims
    2. The establishment of the Muslim League
    3. The non-inclusion of Muslims in the provincial government
    4. The federal provisions envisaged under the Government of India Act of 1935
  4. Mainstream nationalism in India
    1. Was characterized by chauvinism
    2. Aimed at restoration of the Hindu state
    3. Had national socialism as its ultimate goal
    4. Aimed at emancipation from colonial rule
  5. Which of the following were responsible for the growth of nationalism in India during the British rule?
    1. Economic exploitation of India.
    2. Impact of western education.
    3. Role of the Press.
      1. 1,2 and 3
      2. 1 and 2
      3. 2 and 3
      4. 1 and 3
  6. When the British obtained the grant of Diwani of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa, they acquired the right to
    1. Maintain law and order in these territories
    2. Administer civil justice and collect revenue in these territories
    3. Collect revenue and establish revenue administration in these territories
    4. Militarily defend these territories
  7. Which one of the following nationalism leaders has been described as being radical in politics but conservative on social issues?
    1. G. K. Gokhale
    2. B. G. Tilak
    3. Lala Lajpat Rai
    4. Madan Mohan Malaviya
  8. Which one of the following groups of leaders was connected with the Swarajist party?
    1. Motilal Nehru, Jawaharlal Nehru and CR Das
    2. Raghavendra Rao, Jawaharlal Nehru and Sardar Patel
    3. Motilal Nehru, Vithal Bhai Patel and CR Das
    4. Vithal Bhai Patel, Sardar Patel

    Jawaharlal Nehru

  9. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:
    List-I (Writs)List-II (Subject Matter)
    1. Habeas Corpus
    2. Certiorari
    3. Mandamus
    4. Quo Warranto
    1. A command to produce the body in person
    2. A command to a public authority to do its duty
    3. A proceeding to enquire into the legality of a person
    4. A directive to a lower court or judicial body not to exceed its limits
    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
  10. Which of the following are the Fundamental duties mentioned in the constitution of India?
    1. To follow the principles of morality
    2. To uphold and protect the sovereignty, unity and integrity of India
    3. To value and preserve the rich heritage of our composite culture.
    4. To safeguard public property and to adjure violence
      1. l, 2,3 and 4
      2. l and 4
      3. 1,2 and 3
      4. 2,3 and 4
  11. Which one of the following statements regarding the current status of the relationship between Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles is correct?
    1. Directive Principles cannot get priority over Fundamental Rights in any case 6 of 12
    2. Directive Principles always get priority over Fundamental Rights
    3. Fundamental Rights always get priority over Directive Principles
    4. In some cases Directive Principles may get priority over Fundamental Rights
  12. Who among the following do not participate in the election of the President of India?
    1. Elected Members of the Rajya Sabha
    2. Elected Members of the Lok Sabha
    3. Elected Members of the Vidhan Sabhas
    4. Elected Members of the Vidhan


  13. The accountability or responsibility of the Prime Minister and Cabinet to the Lok Sabha is
    1. Intermittent
    2. Indirect
    3. At the time of elections
    4. Direct, continuous and collective
  14. The basic problem in the working of parliamentary system in India arises out of
    1. Lack of a cohesive and viable party system
    2. The absence of an efficient and independent bureaucracy
    3. Lack of clear constitutional provisions
    4. Weak political executive on account of its dependence on the legislature
  15. The doctrine of “the basic structure of the constitution” as a principle of judicial review
    1. Is strictly in accord with the principle of “procedure established by law”
    2. Is consistent with the principle of the due process of law
    3. Accepts the theory that the legislature is the supreme law-making authority
    4. Assumes the power of judging the wisdom of the sovereign legislature