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1When did Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru die?
27 May, 1963
27 April, 1963
27 May, 1964
28 May, 1964
 

Right Answer: 3
The first prime minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru born on 14 November, 1889 and died of heart attack on 27 May, 1964.
Question ID: 640

2Who is present CEO of NITI Aayog?
Suman K Bery
Amitabh Kanth
Rajive Kumar
Narendra Modi
 

Right Answer: 2
Amitabh Kant is the second and current chief executive officer of NITI Aayog, a public policy think tank of the Government of India. He is a 1980 batch retired IAS officer of Kerala cadre.
Question ID: 674

3How many official languages were recognised by Indian Constitution?
15
18
20
22
 

Right Answer: 4
At present there are 22 official languages of India. Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Dogri, Gujarati, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Santali, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu
Question ID: 267

4What is the full name of CAG?
Credit and Growth Commissioner
Controller and Auctioneer
Creditor and Guarantee Holder
Comptroller and Auditor-General
 

Right Answer: 4
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India is the Constitutional Authority in India, established under Article 148 of the Constitution of India.
Question ID: 58

5Indian Prime Minister, who first faced the "no confidence motion"?
Jawaharlal Nehru
Lal Bahadur Shastri
Gulzar Lal Nanda
Indira Gandhi
 

Right Answer: 1
Lok Sabha saw its first no-confidence motion moved by Acharya J B Kripalani in 1963 against PM Jawahar Lal Nehru.
Question ID: 632

6Who is chairperson of NITI Aayog?
Nirmala Sitaraman
Narendra Modi
Dr. Rajive Kumar
Dr. Suman K Bery
 

Right Answer: 2
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the chairperson of NITI Aayog. Dr. Suman K Bery is the vice chairperson.
Question ID: 672

7Who appoints the Attorney General of India?
Parliament
Chief Justice of India
Prime Minister
President of India
 

Right Answer: 4
The Attorney General for India is appointed by the President of India on the advice of the Union Cabinet under Article 76(1) of the Constitution.
Question ID: 69

8Which committee recommended the fundamental duties of citizens to add in Indian Constitution?
Sandip Kumar Patel Committee
Kelkar Committee
Swaran Singh Committee
R.Gopalan Committee
 

Right Answer: 3
The Fundamental Duties of citizens were added to the Constitution by the 42nd Amendment in 1976, upon the recommendations of the Swaran Singh Committee that was constituted by the government earlier that year.
Question ID: 250

9What is the number of Fundamental Duties that were included in the Indian Constitution?
Five
Six
Eight
Eleven
 

Right Answer: 4
The fundamental duties of citizens were added to the constitution by the 42nd Amendment in 1976, upon the recommendations of the Swaran Singh Committee. Increased to eleven by the 86th Amendment in 2002, which added a duty on every parent or guardian to ensure that their child or ward was provided opportunities for education between ages of 6 and 14.
Question ID: 248

10Who was the first Prime Minister resigned after non-confidence motion was passed against him?
Jawaharlal Nehru
V.P. Singh
P.V. Narasimha Rao
A.B. Vajpayee
 

Right Answer: 2
On November 7, 1990, BJP withdrew the support from the VP Singh's Jan Morcha government. The saffron party withdrew support over the Ram temple issue. Finally, in the non-confidence motion, the government had 142 votes and against 346 votes, causing its collapse.
Question ID: 669

11When was NITI Aayog formed?
1 January, 2015
26 January, 2015
31 March, 2015
1 April, 2015
 

Right Answer: 1
Former Planning Commission was reformed as NITI Aayog from 1 January, 2015.
Question ID: 673

12Who was the first woman governor of a state in India?
Sarojini Naidu
Padmaja Naidu
Kumudben Joshi
Annie Besant
 

Right Answer: 1
Sarojini Naidu was the first woman to become the governor of an Indian state. She governed Uttar Pradesh from 15 August 1947 to 2 March 1949. Her daughter, Padmaja Naidu, is the longest-serving female governor with almost 11 years tenure in West Bengal.
Question ID: 604

13When is National Panchayati Raj Day celebrated in India?
21 April
24 April
28 April
30 April
 

Right Answer: 2
The Constitution (73rd Amendment) Act, 1992 that came into force with effect from 24th April, 1993 has vested constitutional status on Panchayati Raj institutions.
Question ID: 647

14What is related with mission Indradhanush?
Children's immunization
Children's education
Mother's health
Mother's welfare
 

Right Answer: 1
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW) on 25th December 2014 with the aim of expanding immunization coverage to all children across India. Children across socio-economic, cultural and geographical spectrums in India, are being immunized under this program.
Question ID: 646

15What is the minimum age limit to be elected as the President of India?
18
21
25
35
 

Right Answer: 4
Article 58 of the constitution sets the minimum age as 35 years.
Question ID: 436

16Who was founder of Ghadar Party?
Lala Lajipati Roy
Lala Hardyal
G.R. Das
Bipin Chandra Pal
 

Right Answer: 2
The Ghadar Movement was an early 20th century, international political movement founded by expatriate Indians to overthrow British rule in India.
Question ID: 81

17Who appoints the Comtroller and Auditor General of India?
The prime minister
The President
The Parliament
Chief Justice of India
 

Right Answer: 2
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India is the Constitutional Authority in India, established under Article 148 of the Constitution of India. President of India is the appointing authority.
Question ID: 56

18In which year the age limit for enrolling as a voter, was reduced from 21 years to 18 years?
1982
1988
1991
1994
 

Right Answer: 2
Constitution (Sixty-first Amendment of article 326) Act, 1988 reduced the age limit from 21 years to 18 years to enroll as a voter.
Question ID: 264

19What is the minimum members support required to move "no confidence motion" in Lok Sabha?
Ten
Thirty Five
Fifty
Sixty
 

Right Answer: 3
Any Lok Sabha member who can get the support of 50 members can move a motion of no-confidence against the Council of Ministers.
Question ID: 634

20Who is vice chairperson of NITI Aayog?
Rajive Kumar
Amitabh Kanth
Dr. V.K. Paul
Dr. Suman K Bery
 

Right Answer: 4
Dr. Suman K Bery took charge in the presence of NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant and Member Dr. VK Paul. Dr Suman K Bery appointed as Vice-Chairman of the NITI Aayog after Dr Rajiv Kumar stepped down from his post.
Question ID: 671


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