Facts about Indian Constitution Part-2

PSC Degree Level Exam Facts

  1. As per the constitution of India, to uphold and protect sovereignty, unity and integrity of India is the

Fundamental duty of every citizen

2. The preamble pof the Indian constitution was amended for the first time through which amendment

42nd amendment

3. A money bill can originate in the state legislature only with the prior consent of

Governor of the state

4. As per which amendment the right to property removed from the list of fundamental rights

44th amendment

5. Which article of Indian constitution states ‘no child below the age of fourteen years shall be employed to work in any factory or mine or engaged in any other hazardous employment

Article 24

6. Which committee report published in 1945 recommended that the fundamental rights must be included in the forthcoming constitution of India

The Sapru Committee

7. There how many ways a person can acquire citizenship in India

5

8. A money bill passed by the Lok Sabha is deemed to have been passed by the Rajya Sabha also no action is taken by the upper hours within

14 days

9. In which article of the Indian constitution deals with the joint sitting of Lok sabha and Rajya Sabha

Article 108

10. Who was the chairman of the credential committe of the constituent assembly

Alladi Krishna Swamy Iyer

11. total number of members actually signed on the constitution of India

284

12. The last meeting of the constituent assembly was held on

24 january 1950

13. By the 36th constitutional amendment act 1957, which became a full fledged state of the indian Union

Sikkim

14. In the constitution of India uniform civil code for citizens mentioned in the

Directive principles of state policy (Article 44)

15. With what subject do the article 214 to 231 pof the constitution of India dealt with

The High courts in the state

16. All doubts and disputes related with the election of the President of India are inquired into and decided by which authority

Supreme Court of India

17. Which fundamental right is envisaged in article 19 to 22

Right to freedom

18. Which article of the Indian constitutions states that teh official language of the union shall be Hindi in Devanagiri Script

Article 343

19. A proclamation under article 356, so approved shall unless revoked cease to operate on the expiration of a period of ……………………. from the date of issue of the proclamations

6 months

20. As per article 19(1)(c) all citizens shall have the right to ……………

form associations or unions or Co-operative Societies

21. Which act is popularly known as Sarda act after its propounder Harbilas Sarda

Child marriage Restraint Act

22. Out of the three emergency situations mentioned in part XVlll of the constitution which one is not proclaimed in the nation till date

Financial emergency (Article 360)

23. Which writ is a command issued by the court to a public official asking him to perform his duties that he has failed or refused to perform

Mandamus

24. The first law passed by British Government for India

Regulating Act 1773

25. The last law passed by British Government for India

Indian Independence Act 1947

Government of India Act 1935 & Cabinet Mission 1946

26. The British Government introduced a bill in the British Parliament on 19th december 1934 the bill was known as the

Government of India Act 1935

27. What is known as the ‘Blue Print’ of the Indian Constitution

Government of India Act 1935

28. The chief Architect of Government of India Act 1935

Sir Samuel Hoare

29. The Act laid the foundation of democracy in India

Government of India Act 1935

30. The longest law passed by British Parliament for India

Government of India Act 1935

31. The Act which divided the powers between the centre and the units in terms of three lists

Government of India Act 1935 (The 3 lists were Federal list, Provincial list, and Concurrent list)

32. By which act residuary Powers were given to the Viceroy

Government of India Act 1935

33. Who described the Government of India Act 1935 as a “Machine with strong brakes but no engine”

Jawaharlal Nehru

34. The person who described the Government of India Act 1935 as “a new charter of bondage”

Jawaharlal Nehru

35. The Act which provided for the establishment of the Reserve Bank of India

Government of India Act 1935

36. The Viceroy when Govt of India Act of 1935 was passed

Lord Willingdon

37. The Viceroy when Govt. of India Act of 1935 was came into effect

Lord Linlithgow

38. Who was the head of Cripps Mission

Sir Stafford Cripps

39. Who was the British Prime Minister when the Cripps Mission came to India

Winston Churchill

40. Viceroy Lord Wavell formulated a plan popularly called Wavell plan on

14th June 1945

41. The British Prime Minister who sent Cabinet Mission to India

Clement Attlee

42. The British Viceroy during the arrival of Cabinet Mission in India

Lord Wavell

43. The mission to discuss and formulate a plan for the transfer of power to Indians from British

Cabinet Mission

44. The three members of Cabinet Mission was

Lord Pethick Lawrence, Stafford Cripps and A.V Alexander

45. The Chairman of the Cabinet Mission

Pethick Lawrence

46. Cabinet Mission arrived in India on

24th March 1946

47. Cabinet Mission published its plan on

16th May 1946

48. Who recommended the setting up of a Constituent Assembly to frame constitution for India

Cabinet Mission

49. The Governor General who handed over the power to Indians

Louis Mountbatten

50. The offer made by the British to the Indians 8th August 1940 to obtain the support of India in the Second World War known as

August Offer

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