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Citizenship in India Quiz | General Knowledge Multiple Choice Questions and Answers

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6 How a person can become citizen of India if he born abroad ?
A Father is a citizen of India.
B Mother is a citizen of India.
C Father is a citizen of India at the time of the person's birth.
D Father or mother is a citizen of India at the time of the person's birth.

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is Option D. A person can become citizen of India if he born abroad only when his/her father or mother is a citizen of India at the time of the person's birth.

7 Citizenship provisions of Indian Constitution is contained in :
A Part II
B Part II, Articles 5-11
C Part II, Articles 5-6
D Part I, Articles 5-11

Answer: Option [B]

Citizenship provisions of Indian Constitution is contained in Part II, Articles 5-11. Article 5 speaks about citizenship of India at the commencement of the Constitution (Nov 26, 1949). Article 11 gave powers to the Parliament of India to regulate the right of citizenship by law. Thus Citizenship Act 1955 was enacted by the Parliament. It is an act to provide for the acquisition and termination of Indian citizenship, and the same acts speaks about citizenship of India after the commencement of the Constitution.

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8 Indian Citizenship of a person can be terminated if :
I. a person voluntarily acquires the citizenship of some other country.
II. a person who has become a citizen through registration is sentenced to imprisonment for not less than 10 years within five years of his registration.
III. the Government of India is satisfied that citizenship was obtained by fraud.
IV. a person who is a citizen by birth indulges in trade with an enemy country during war.
A I and II
B II and III
C I, III and IV
D I, II, III and IV

Answer: Option [C]

Indian Citizenship of a person can be terminated if

  • a person voluntarily acquires the citizenship of some other country.
  • the Government of India is satisfied that citizenship was obtained by fraud
  • the Government of India is satisfied that citizenship was obtained by fraud
9 Which Article of Indian Constitution deals with Persons voluntarily acquiring citizenship of a foreign State not to be citizens ?
A Article 5
B Article 6
C Article 8
D Article 9

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is Article 9. Article 9 of Indian Constitution says that a person who voluntarily acquires citizenship of any other country is no longer an Indian citizen.

10 Who is called the first citizen of India?
A The Prime Minister
B The President
C The Speaker of Lok Sabha
D The Chief Justice of India

Answer: Option [B]

The correct answer is Option B. The President is known as the first citizen of India because he/she represents our country. He is the constitutional head of the nation. All executive decisions are taken on his name.

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