I. PREAMBLE AND EVOLUTION OF INDIAN CONSTITUTION
1. Who is the person fondly known as the Chief Architect of the Indian Constitution? —- Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
2. First attempt in world to constitute a Constituent Assembly to frame a Constitution was made by —- America
3. The first attempt by Indians to write a Constitution to India was done by a Committee headed by Motilal Nehru, which is known as —- Nehru Report
4. The idea of the Constitution of India was flashed for the first time by —– M. N. Roy
5. The plan of setting up of a Constituent Assembly to draw up the future Constitution for India was given by —- The Cabinet Mission Plan



6. The members of the Constituent Assembly were —- Elected by Provincial Assemblies
7. Which of the following word was added into the Preamble of the Constitution by the 42nd Amendment Act, 1976? —- Socialist
8. From which Constitution was a concept of a 5-year plan borrowed into our Constitution? ———— USSR
9. The procedure of Amendment to the Constitution is borrowed from the Constitution Of —————— South Africa
10. Which country is the best example for the Federal and Unitary Governments? —- America and Britain
11. Which of the following is not a Democratic Institution of the Rig Vedic era? —- Grama
12. During Medieval India, which kings first established ‘Local Self Government’? —- Cholas
13. The East India Company was established in the year —- 1600
14. Which Charter empowered the British Governors of Presidencies to make Bye-Laws, Rules, Regulations in conformity with the British laws? —- Charter of 1726
15. Who started Dual Government in Bengal? —- Robert Clive



16. Who is the first Governor General of Bengal? —- Warren Hastings
17. Which is the first written document in the Constitutional History of India? — The Regulating Act, 1773
18. Which Act created for the first time in India ‘Government of India’? —- Charter Act of 1833
19. Which Act created for the first ‘The Supreme Court’? —- The Regulating Act, 1773
20. First Law Commission was appointed in India for codification of laws under the Chairmanship of —– Lord Macaulay
21. Which Act made the beginning of a Parliamentary System in India? —- Charter Act of 1853
22. Under which of the following Act, the Crown of England took the affairs of the Government of India into its own hands? —– Government of India Act, 1858
23. The Governor General of India was also the representative of British Crown to Princely States in India and hence was known as the —- ——-Viceroy of India
24. Which Act for the first time gave an opportunity for Indians to enter into the sphere of Legislature? —– Indian Councils Act, 1861



25. Which Act made the beginning of Electoral System in India? ————- Government of India Act, 1858
26. Which of the following Act made the Indian Legislature Bicameral for the first time? —- Government of India Act, 1919
27. The famous Dandi March laid by Gandhiji was against —————– Salt Tax
28. Which proposal was referred as ‘Post Dated Cheque’? —– ——The Cripps Proposal
29. Indian National Congress started ‘Quit India Movement’ after the failure of ——— Cripps Mission
30. Gandhiji gave a call to all Indians ‘Do or Die’, which is popularly known as ——— Quit India Movement
31. Which Plan rejected the demand for the independent Pakistan? —– Cabinet Mission Plan
32. Partition of British India into two independent nations India and Pakistan was done according to —– Mountbatten Plan
33. The Federal features of the Indian Government was introduced by the —– Government of India Act, 1935
34. Which feature was borrowed by the Indian Constitution from the British Constitution? ————- Law making procedure, Parliamentary System of Government, Rule of law



35. The Constitution supports —- Rule of Law
36. In Britain, Parliament is supreme; accordingly which among the following is supreme in India? —– Constitution
37. The Government of India Act 1935 provided for —– Establishment of Federal Court, Diarchy at Center, Provincial autonomy
38. The Act of 1935 abolished —– Diarchy in the Provinces
39. The Constitution of India was enacted by a Constituent Assembly set up —– Under the Cabinet Mission Plan, 1946
40. The Constituent Assembly of India was created as per the proposal of ——— Cabinet Mission
41. In which year did the Cripps Mission come to India? —– ——-1942
42. The Constituent Assembly set up under the Cabinet Mission Plan had a strength of —-389
43. The strength of the Constituent Assembly, after the withdrawal of the Muslim League, was reduced to — 299
44. How many Committees were set up by the Constituent Assembly for framing the Constitution? —- 13
45. Who of the following acted as the Constitutional Advisor to the Constituent Assembly? —————–B. N. Rau



46. Demand for a Constitution, framed by a Constituent Assembly was made by —-Gandhiji
47. The idea of a Constituent Assembly to frame a Constitution for India was first mooted by —– Swaraj Party in 1928
48. Who started with presentation of the ‘Objective Resolution’ on 22.01.1947? ————- Jawaharlal Nehru
49. When was the ‘Objective Resolution’ moved and adopted? —————–13.12.1946 and 22.01.1947
50. The Members of the Constituent Assembly were —– Elected by Provincial Assemblies
51. The Constituent Assembly of India held its first meeting on ——— 09.12.1946
52. Which one of the following acted as the Provisional President of the Constituent Assembly? ———– Sachidananda Sinha
53. The Constituent Assembly elected on 11.12.1946 as its Permanent Chairman ———Rajendra Prasad
54. Who elected the Chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Constituent Assembly? —— B. R. Ambedkar
55. The Chairman of the Drafting Committee to prepare a Draft Constitution of India was —— B. R. Ambedkar



56. The name of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar is associated with which of the following? —– Chairman-Drafting Committee
57. Who among the following was member of the Drafting Committee? —– —-Ambedkar, Gopalachari Ayyangar, Alladi Krishnaswami
58. Many Provisions in our Constitution have been borrowed from the Government of India Act —- 1919
59. The Government of India Act 1919 introduced a system of diarchy in the provinces. ‘Diarchy’ means a system of —— ——Double government
60. When was the Constituent Assembly established to form the Constitution? —- 06.12.1946
61. The Constitution of India was adopted on —— 26.11.1949
62. The Constitution of India came into force on —— 26.01.1950
63. The Constitution of India contains (Articles, Parts, Schedules) —— ——444, 24, 12
64. How much time did the Constituent Assembly take to prepare the Constitution of India? —– ————-02Y, 11M, 18D
65. Who had given the idea of a Constitution for India of all? —- M. N. Roy



66. The Constitution of India is ——- written and bulky document
67. The Constitution framed by a Committee consisting of the people representatives is called as —– Written Constitution
68. Constitution which provides for a series of semiautonomous states joined together as a nation is —— Federal Constitution
69. Centralization of power is an important feature in —– Federal Constitution
70. The Constitution which can be amended by simple act of the legislature is known as —— Flexible Constitution
71. Which one of the following provisions of the Constitution came into force soon after its adoption on 26.11.1949? —- Provisional Parliament, Provisions relating to Citizenship, Elections
72. India has been described under Article 1 of the Constitution as a —— Union of States
73. The Constitution of India is —— Partly rigid and partly flexible
74. The Constitution of India describes India as ——- A Union of States



75. The Indian Constitution is recognized as —— Federal in form and Unitary in spirit
76. The feature common of both Indian and American Federation is ——- Supreme Court to interpret Constitution
77. The Indian Constitution came into force on 26.01.1950, hence this day is celebrated as —– Republic Day
78. January 26th was selected as the date for the inauguration of the Constitution because —– Congress had observed it as the Independence Day in 1930
79. 26th November, 1949 is a significant day in our constitutional history because ——— The Constitution was adopted on this day
80. Which one of the following exercised the most profound influence on the Indian Constitution?——–The GoI Act, 1935
81. The Parliamentary system of Government in India is based on the pattern of —– Great Britain
82. To whom does the People of India gave the Constitution to — Themselves
83. The beginning word ‘WE’ in the Preamble refers to the —– Citizens of India
84. The important test to identify the basic features of the Indian Constitution is —– Preamble



85. The Preamble to the Constitution contain —– Fraternity, Democratic, Sovereignty
86. India is a Sovereign Socialist Secular Democratic Republic. In the Indian Constitution, this expression occurs in —– ——-Preamble
87. The Preamble to the Constitution declares India as —– ——Sovereign Socialist Secular Democratic Republic
88. The Preamble of Indian Constitution has been amended so far —– ————Once
89. The Preamble was amended by the —– ——-42nd Amendment, 1976
90. ‘Fraternity’ means —– spirit of brotherhood
91. The words ‘Socialist Secular’ were —- Added by the 42nd Amendment
92. ‘Liberty’ in our Preamble does not include Freedom of —- Action
93. Which among the following is an aid to the Statutory Interpretation? —- —–Preamble
94. Which of the key to open the minds of the makers of the Constitution? —– Preamble



95. If the Head of the State is an elected functionary for a fixed term, it is known as ____State. —– ——–Republic
96. The Preamble to the Indian Constitution is borrowed from the ——- Objective Resolution
97. Objective Resolution was silent as to the concept of ____ which was inserted into the Preamble by the Constituent Assembly ————-Democratic
98. Universal Adult Franchise shows that India is a _______ country. ————- Democratic
99. Who proposed Preamble before the Drafting Committee of the Constitution? ————Jawaharlal Nehru
100. The Preamble of our Constitution reads —— We, the people of India in our Constituent Assembly adopt, enact and give to
101. India is called a ‘Republic’ because ——- The Head of the State in India (President) is an elected head for a fixed period
102. ‘Sovereignty’ in a democracy rests with the ————- People
103. The Preamble secures Justice, Liberty, Equality and Fraternity to ——– All citizens
104. The Preamble of the Constitution indicates ——- The source of the Indian Constitution



105. It is not the objective enshrined in the Preamble. ——– Secure shelter and proper livelihood to all
106. The idea of social, economic and political justice has been taken from _____ Revolution. ———— French
107. The concept of equality and fraternity has been taken from _____ Revolution. ——– Russian
108. Which of the following is described as the ‘Soul of the Constitution’? ——– Preamble
109. Which one of the following is not treated as part of the Constitution? ———– Fundamental Duties
110. Democracy of India rests on the fact that ——- People have the right to choose and change the government
111. The word ‘Democracy’ is derived from the Greek words ———– Demos and Kratos
112. India opted for a Federal form of government because of —— Linguistic and Regional Diversity
113. What is the chief (ultimate) source of political power (authority) in India?———–People
114. A Flexible Constitution ——- can be amended easily
115. The Judiciary acts as an guardian of the Constitution in a ——- Federal government



116. India is a Secular State because ——– It is described so in the preamble of the Constitution
117. Our Constitution has laid emphasis on securing social, economic and political justice to all the citizens of the country. These objectives are aimed at securing a ——— Welfare State
118. Modern States are generally considered as —– Welfare States
119. A State which does not promote or interfere in the affairs of religion is referred to as —- Secular
120. The Constitution is a ——- Dynamic Law
121. The Constitution of India provides —– Single citizenship
122. The Constitution provides ——— Powers, Responsibilities, Limitations
123. The fundamental organs of the State are established by —— Constitution
124. Detailed provisions regarding acquisition and termination of Indian citizenship are
contained in ——– Act passed by the Parliament in 1955
125. Which of the following is not a condition for becoming an Indian citizen? [Citizenship by] ——– Acquiring property



126. A person can lose citizenship through ——– Deprivation, Termination, and Renunciation
127. The aims and objectives of the Constitution have been enshrined in ——– The Preamble
128. The Office of the Governor General of India was for the first time created under —— Regulating Act, 1773
129. According to the Act of 1858, the territory was divided into ——— Provinces
130. When did the British Crown assume sovereignty over India from East India Company?—- 1858
131. Morley-Minto Reforms were implemented by the Indian Councils Act ——- 1909
132. Which of the following is also known as the Act of 1919? —— Montague-Chelmsford Reform Act
133. Under which of the following Act was Provincial Autonomy introduced in India? —— Government of India Act, 1935
134. Who made the Constitution of India? ——- The Constituent Assembly
135. A Constituent Assembly is convened to —— Frame the Constitution of the country



136. The Constituent Assembly was set up to under the —- Cabinet Mission Plan of 1946
137. Which party was not associated with the Constituent Assembly of India? —– The Communist Party
138. The Republic of India established by the Constitution is —- Sovereign, Socialist, Secular
139. The mind and ideals of the framers of the Constitution are reflected in the —– Preamble
140. In our Constitution, what justice is not given to the citizens? —– Technical
141. The present Five-year Plan (2002-2007) is ——– 11th
142. ‘Amend’ means ——- remove the difficulties
143. ‘Enact’ means —— pass a law
144. Who advocated ‘Grama Swarajya’ for the growth of the villages? —– Gandhiji
145. ‘Poornaswarajya’ was declared as the goal of the Congress on December 1929 in the —————– Lahore Session
146. Our Constitution prohibits _____Untouchability
147. The Constitution declared India as a Republic on ________ ——- 26.01.1950



148. Who has given the following statement: “Democracy means a Government of the people, by the people and for the people”? —— Abraham Lincoln
149. Which one of the following features was borrowed by the framers of the Constitution
from the US Constitution? ——- Removal of Judges of the Supreme Court, Judicial Review, Fundamental Rights
150. The ideals of liberty, equality and fraternity enshrined in the Preamble of the Constitution were adopted under inspiration from —— The French Revolution
151. _______is the chief force of political power in India. —— The People
152. The Constitution describes the Indian Union as —– India i.e. Bharat
153. The Constitution of India describes India as —- Union of States
154. The two persons who played a vital role in the integration of Princely States were —– Sardar Patel and V. P. Menon
155. The States were reorganized on linguistic basis in —- 1956
156. Which State enjoys the distinction of being the first linguistic State of India? —– Andhra Pradesh



157. The Indian Federal system is modeled on the Federal system of —- Canada
158. India is known as Parliamentary Democracy because —- Executive is responsible to the Parliament
159. The Indian State is regarded as federal because the Indian Constitution provides for —– Sharing of power between Center and States
160. In which Case did Supreme Court hold that the Preamble was a part of the
Constitution? —– Keshavananda Bharti Case
161. In which Case did Supreme Court hold that Preamble was not a part of the Constitution? —- Berubari Case
162. The Ninth Schedule —— was added to the Constitution by the 1st Amendment
163. Which Schedule details the boundaries of the States and the Union Territories? —- I
164. The details of salaries, allowances, etc. of the President, Vice President, Speaker, Judges of Supreme Court, etc. are provided in Schedule —– II
165. Which Schedule gives details regarding the subjects included in the three lists — Central, State and Concurrent Lists? —– ——–VII



166. In the Indian Constitution —– There are three lists: The Union list, the State list and the Concurrent list
167. Which of the following statements is correct? —- Rule of Law is a basic feature of the Constitution which cannot be amended under Article 368 of the Constitution
168. As per Article 262 of Indian Constitution, disputes relating to waters shall be solved By —- ———Parliament
169. Which one of the following declares India as a Secular State? —- Preamble of the Constitution
170. By which of the following a new State is formed? —- Constitutional Amendment
171. The final interpreter to Indian Constitution is —– Supreme Court
172. Every Amendment of Indian Constitution has to be approved by the —– Parliament
173. Which one of the following States has a separate Constitution? —— Jammu & Kashmir
174. Apart from the Jammu & Kashmir, which other State has been provided special protection in certain matters? —– Nagaland
175. Article 356 of the Constitution of India deals with —– Proclamation of President’s Rule in a State



176. The State of Jammu & Kashmir was accorded special status under —– Article 370
177. The Constitution of Jammu & Kashmir was framed by —- A special Constituent Assembly set up by the State
178. The Constitution of Jammu & Kashmir came into force on — 26.01.1957
179. The special status of Jammu & Kashmir implies that the State has separate —– Constitution
180. In case of Jammu & Kashmir, an Amendment to the Constitution become applicable —– only after the President issued the necessary orders under the Article 370
181. Under the Parliamentary system of the Government, —— the Cabinet as a whole is responsible to the Legislature
182. Who is authorized to initiate a Bill for Constitutional Amendment? —- Either House of Parliament
183. The power of Parliament to amend the Constitution ——- includes power to amend by way of addition, variation or repeal
184. Which Article empowers the Parliament to amend the Indian Constitution? —- 368
185. Ninth Schedule to the Constitution is added by way of ____ Constitutional Amendment. —- 1st



186. What is contained in the Tenth Schedule of the Indian Constitution? —– Provisions regarding disqualification on grounds of defection
187. Mahatma Gandhiji was first referred to as the ‘Father of the Nation’ by —— Subhash Chandra Bose
188. ‘Jai Hind’, the nationalist slogan of India was coined by —- Subhash Chandra Bose
189. Who framed the Constitution of India? —- Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
190. Which famous leader raised the slogan, “Tell the Slave, He is a Slave and He will Revolt”? —————Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
191. Who said, “Those who attack Congress and spare Nehru are fools. They do not know the ABCs of the politics …….?” —– ——Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
192. What is the name given to the Ambedkar’s house built for himself, his family and books at Dadar, in Bombay? —– ——-Rajagriha
193. Indian Constitution is —– Wholly written
194. The Indian Constitution is —– Lengthy, Written
195. Consider the following statement: On eve of launch of Quit India Movement, Mahatma Gandhi —–



196. The ‘Homespun Movement’ and the Salt March promoted by Mahatma Gandhiji in India are examples of his policy of —– Non-violent protest
197. Which year is considered to be a memorable landmark in the history of India’s Struggle for Freedom? —- 1921
198. The First War of Independence took place in the year (OR) In which year did the Sepoy Mutiny, India’s first Freedom Struggle, takes place? —– 1857
199. Mahatma Gandhiji was the editor of —– Young India
200. Who was not a member of the Constituent Assembly? — Mahatma Gandhi