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11 Which of the following countries have an Unwritten Constitution ?
A U.S.A
B Nepal
C India
D U.K.

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is U.K. The countries like the United Kingdom (Britain), New Zealand and Israel have an uncodified or 'unwritten' constitution.

12 The Constitution of India was adopted on
A 26 January, 1950
B 26 January, 1949
C 26 November, 1949
D 31 December, 1949

Answer: Option [C]

The correct answer is 26 November, 1949. The Republic is governed in terms of the Constitution of India which was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on 26th November, 1949 and came into force on 26th January, 1950.

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13 How many schedules does the Constitution of India contain ?
A 9
B 10
C 11
D 12

Answer: Option [D]

The Constitution of India contain 12 schedules. There are 12 Schedules in the Constitution of India. One of the first mentions of Schedules was made in the Government of India Act, 1935 where it included 10 Schedules.

14 Under which article of Constitution Jammu and Kashmir does enjoys special constitutional position ?
A Article – 370
B Article – 356
C Article – 170
D Article – 124

Answer: Option [A]

The correct answer is article 370. Jammu and Kashmir was administered by India as a state from 1952 to 31 October 2019, and Article 370 conferred on it the power to have a separate constitution, a state flag, and autonomy of internal administration.

15 Which of the following is a feature to both the Indian Federation and the American Federation ?
A Dual judiciary
B A singe citizenship
C Three Lists in the constitution
D A Federal Supreme Court to interpret the Constitution

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is Option D. America is a strictly federal state with an independent federal court to interpret the constitution and state courts. India has integrated the Judicial system with the Supreme court at the top. It is considered as equivalent to federal court (earlier called as a federal court by the Act of 1935) which interprets the constitution and enforces it.

16 Which of the following is not a tool of legislative control over administration in India ?
A Questions
B Resolutions
C Dissolution of House
D No Confidence Motion

Answer: Option [C]

The correct answer is dissolution of house. The dissolution of a legislative assembly is the mandatory simultaneous resignation of all of its members, in anticipation that a successive legislative assembly will reconvene later with possibly different members. In a democracy, the new assembly is chosen by a general election.

17 In which year were the Indian states reorganized on the linguistic basis ?
A 1947
B 1951
C 1956
D 1966

Answer: Option [C]

In 1956, the Indian states were reorganized on the linguistic basis when the States Reorganization Act, 1956 came into force. At the time of independence in 1947, India consisted of more than 500 disjointed princely states that were merged together to form different states.

18 The articles 17 and 18 of constitution provide
A Social equality
B Economic equality
C Political equality
D Religious equality

Answer: Option [A]

The articles 17 and 18 of constitution provide Social equality. Article-17 and Article-18 of constitution provides for the prohibition of practice of untouchability and abolition of titles respectively. As per Article-18, state will not give any titles to further discriminate. This with abolition of untochability under Article-17 is a social issue, prohlbition of which brings social equality.

19 The constitution of India describes India as
A Quasi-federal
B A Union of States
C A Unitary State
D A federation of state and union territories

Answer: Option [B]

The constitution of India describes India as a union of states. It is a Sovereign Socialist Secular Democratic Republic with a parliamentary system of government.

20 How many languages are contained in the VIIIth schedule of the Indian Constitution ?
A 12
B 16
C 18
D 22

Answer: Option [D]

There are 22 official languages in India and they are covered under the 8th schedule of the Indian Constitution.

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