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1Which 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

2What is the minimum age limit to be elected as the President of India?

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

3Which of the following is not a Fundamental Right?
Right to Education
Right to Property
Right to Equality before Law
Right to Freedom of Religion

Right Answer: 2
Seven fundamental rights were originally provided by the Constitution. The right to equality, right to freedom, right against exploitation, right to freedom of religion, cultural and educational rights, right to property and right to constitutional remedies. However, the right to property was removed from Part III of the Constitution by the 44th Amendment in 1978.
Question ID: 251

4When is Indian Constitution Day observed?
January 26
November 26
December 26
October 26

Right Answer: 2
On 26 November 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India adopted to the Constitution of India, and it came into effect on 26 January 1950.
Question ID: 473

5Under which article, can the president impose president's rule in a state?
Article 370
Article 368
Article 356
Article 352

Right Answer: 3
President's rule is enabled by article 356 of the Constitution of India, which gives the central government the authority to impose president's rule in any state if there has been failure of the constitutional machinery in the state.
Question ID: 266

6Under which article of the Indian constitution, a person not being a member of the either House of Parliament, can act as a minister for a period not exceeding six months?

Right Answer: 3
Article 75(5) - a Minister who for any period of six consecutive months is not a member of either House of Parliament shall at the expiration of that period cease to be a Minister.
Question ID: 636

7How many official languages were recognised by Indian Constitution?

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

8According to which article of the Indian Constitution, a Lok Sabha member can move "no confidence motion"?

Right Answer: 3
The Constitution has enshrined this rule and the collective responsibility of the Council of Ministers to the Lok Sabha in Article 75(3).
Question ID: 633

9Which commission was formed to review the constitutional changes in British Government?
Simon Commission
Hunter Commission
Butler Commission
Asachin Commission

Right Answer: 1
Simon Commission, group appointed in November 1927 by the British Conservative government under Stanley Baldwin to report on the working of the Indian constitution established by the Government of India Act of 1919.
Question ID: 260

10What is the minimum age of a loksabha member to become a prime minister of India?
21 Years
25 Years
30 Years
35 Years

Right Answer: 2
Article 84 prescribes, should be above 25 years of age if they are a member of the Lok Sabha, or, above 30 years of age if they are a member of the Rajya Sabha.
Question ID: 437

11In which year the age limit for enrolling as a voter, was reduced from 21 years to 18 years?

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

12Who is known as sculptor of the Constitution of India?
Rajendra Prasad
V.V. Giri
B.R. Ambedkar
S.Radha Krishnan

Right Answer: 3
Dr. B. R. Ambedkar is recognised as the Father of the Constitution of India. Ambedkar was a wise constitutional expert, he had studied the constitutions of about 60 countries.
Question ID: 265

13Under which article of the Indian constitution, President shall appoint the Prime Minister and counsil of ministers?

Right Answer: 1
The Prime Minister shall be appointed by the President and the other Ministers shall be appointed by the President on the advice of the Prime Minister.
Question ID: 635

14What is the minimum age of a rajya sabha member to become a prime minister of India?

Right Answer: 3
Article 84 prescribes, should be above 25 years of age for Loksabha member or above 30 years of age for Rajyasabha member to contest for the post of Prime Minister of India.
Question ID: 438

15Indian 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

16What is the minimum members support required to move "no confidence motion" in Lok Sabha?
Thirty Five

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

17What is the number of Fundamental Duties that were included in the Indian Constitution?

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

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