Indian Polity Online Practice Test -4

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In this Indian Polity Test, there are total 50 questions on the topic of Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles of State Policy and Fundamental Duties. Practicing this test will benefit the candidates preparing for UPSC Civil Services, APPSC and TSPSC Group -1, Group -2 and Group -3 exams.

Question 1

Which Article of the Constitution of India says, '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'? [IAS 2004]

Question 2

Which of the following can impose reasonable restrictions on the Fundamental Rights of the Indian citizens?

Question 3

The right to constitutional remedies in India is a vailable to :

Question 4

Which of the following comes under Right to Equality?
1. Non-discrimination by State on grounds of religion or race.
2. Equal protection of the laws.
3. Equal pay for equal work.
4. Equality of opportunity in matters of employment under the State.

Question 5

The Constitution describes India as a :

Question 6

Which statement/s is/are not correct regarding the Fundamental Rights?

I. Some of these rights are not available to the Armed Forces.
II. They are automatically suspended when any emergency is proclaimed by the President.
III. The President alone can decide upon modifying their application to the Armed Forces.
IV. They cannot be amended as they form a basic feature of the Constitution

Question 7

Which of the following were added to the Directive Principles by amendments to the Constitution?

I. To protect and improve the environment and safeguard wild life.
II. Right of workers to participate in management of industries.
III. Right to work
IV. To protect and maintain places of historic interest.

Question 8

The right against exploitation prohibits children:

Question 9

In which case did the Supreme Court restore the primacy of the Fundamental Rights
over the Directive Principles of State Policy? [CPO SI 2010]

Question 10

Which of the following are envisaged as being part of the 'Right against Exploitation' in the Constitution of India?
1. Prohibition of traffic in human beings and forced labour.
2. Abolition of untouchability.
3. Protection of the interests of the minorities.
4. Prohibition of employment of children in factories and mines.
Select the correct answer using the code given below: [CDS 2011]

Question 11

Under the Constitution of India, which one of the following is not a fundamental duty? [CSAT 2011]

Question 12

Which of the following is/are listed among the Directive Principles in Part IV?

I. Equal pay for equal work.
II. Uniform civil code.
III. Small family norm
IV. Education through mother tongue at primary level.

Question 13

The Twelfth Schedule of the Constitution:

Question 14

Separation of the Judiciary from the Executive is enjoined by :

Question 15

Right to Information is [Asstt Commdt 2011]

Question 16

Which part of the Constitution deals with the Directive Principles of State Policy?

Question 17

In the Constitution of India, promotion of international peace and security is mentioned in the: [Asstt Comm 2008]

Question 18

The Ninth Schedule was added by the___________________Amendment.

Question 19

Which one of the following subjects is under the Union List in the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution of India ? [IAS 2006]

Question 20

The Fundamental Duties were included in the Constitution with the idea of:

Question 21

A government is federal or unitary on the basis of relations between the:

Question 22

Which among the following conditions are necessary for the issue of writ of quo warranto?
1. The office must be public and must be created by a Statute or by the Constitution itself.
2. The office must be a substantive one and not merely the function or employment of a servant at the will and during the pleasure of another.
3. There has been a contravention of the constitution or a Statutory Instrument, in appointing such person to that office.

Select the correct answer using the code given below: [CDS 2012]

Question 23

Which one of the following statements correctly describes the Fourth Schedule of the Constitution of India? [IAS 2004]

Question 24

The 'Union of India' consists of:

I. States

II. Union Territories

III. Acquired Territories

Question 25

Freedom of speech and expression are restricted in the Constitution on grounds of

I. defamation
II. contempt of court
II. protecting a scheduled tribe
IV. friendly relations with foreign states

Question 26

Which of the following statements regarding the Fundamental Duties as contained in the Constitution of India is/are correct?
1. They can be enforced through writ jurisdiction.
2. They have formed a part of the Constitution since its adoption.
3. They are applicable only to citizens of India.
Select the correct answer using the code given below: [Asstt Commdt 2011]

Question 27

Which of the following Directive Principles is based on Gandhian ideology?

Question 28

In India the right to "freedom of speech and expression" is restricted on the grounds of
1. the sovereignty and integrity of India.
2. contempt of court.
3. friendly relation with foreign states.
4. protection of minorities.
Select the correct answer using the code given below: [CDS 2010]

Question 29

Which of the following rights are available to Indian citizens as well as foreigners residing in Indian territory ?

I. Cultural and Educational Rights.
II. Right to Freedom of religion.
III. Right against discrimination by the State on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth.
IV. Right to personal liberty.

Question 30

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

Article 26 of the Constitution of India states that subject to public order, morality and health, every religious denomination or any section thereof shall have the right

1. to establish and maintain institutions for religious and charitable purposes.
2. to manage its own affairs in matters of religion.
3. to own and acquire movable and immovable property. [CDS 2008]

Question 31

Consider the following statements:
1. The Article 20 of the Constitution of India lays down that no person shall be deprived of his life and personal liberty except according to procedure established by law.
2. The Article 21 of the Constitution of India states that no person can be convicted for any offence except for the violation of law in force at the time of the commission of the act
charged as an offence.

Which of these statements is/are correct? [CDS 2004]

Question 32

83. Which of the following factors do not Explain why the rights included in Part III of the Constitution are called 'fundamental' ?

I. They are equally available to citizens and aliens.
II. They are superior to ordinary law
III. They are fundamental for governing the country.
IV. They are not absolute.

Question 33

Which is the competent body to prescribe conditions for acquisition of citizenship? [SSC (10+2) 2010]

Question 34

Which of the following cannot be termed 'Gandhian' among the Directive Principles?

Question 35

Which one of the following is a human right as well as a fundamental right under the Constitution of India? [BPSC 2011]

Question 36

Which of the following is not a Directive Principle of the State Policy? [CBI 1993]

Question 37

Which Article of the Constitution envisages free and compulsory education for children upto the age of 14 years? [Railways 1993]

Question 38

Regarding equality before law, the Indian Constitution makes exceptions in the case of:

Question 39

Which of the following rights conferred by the Constitution of India is also available to
non-citizens? [BPSC 2011]

Question 40

Which one among the following statements regarding the constitutionally guaranteed Right to Education in India is correct? [CDS 2011]

Question 41

Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. The territory of the units of the Indian federation may be altered by Parliament by a simple majority.
2. The consent of a State Legislature is necessary before Parliament redistributes its territory.
3. The President's recommendation is necessary for introducing in Parliament a Bill on redistributing territory of any State.
4. The President must receive the State's opinion before recommending a Bill on altering the name of the State.

Question 42

Which one among the following pairs is no correctly matched? [Asstt Commdt 2011]

Question 43

Censorship of the press:

Question 44

Match the following [IAS 2004]
Articles of the Constitution of India
1. Article 14
2. Article 15
3. Article 16
4. Article 17


1. The State shall not discriminate against any citizen on grounds only of religion, race, caste, sex, place of birth or any of them
2. The State shall not deny to any person equality before the law or the equal protection of laws within the territory of India
3. 'Untouchability' is abolished and its practice in any form is forbidden
4. There shall be equality of opportunity for all citizens in matters relating to employment or appointment to any office under the State


Question 45

Which of the following are among the Fundamental Duties as listed in the Constitution?

I. To preserve the heritage of our composite culture.
II. To abide by the Constitution.
III. To strive for excellence in scientific research to win international fame.
IV. To render national service when called upon to do so.

Question 46

Suppose a legislation was passed by the Parliament imposing certain restrictions on newspapers. These included page ceiling, price and advertisements. The legislation is
included in the Ninth Schedule to the Constitution of India. In this context, which one among the following statements is correct? [CDS 2012]

Question 47

Which one among the following is not guaranteed by the Constitution of India? [CDS 2011]

Question 48

The Fundamental Right to__________has been deleted by the_____Amendment Act.

Question 49

The purpose of Directive Principles of State Policy is to [CDS 2011]

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