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Community Development Program was launched on:

  • 2nd October 1951
  • 2nd October 1952
  • 2nd October 1953
  • 2nd October 1954
  • Correct Option: B  [ 2nd October 1952 ]

    Remark:

The Act that gave enormous powers to the British Government to repress political activities was:

  • Arms Act
  • Vernacular Press Act
  • Rowlatt Act
  • Act II of 1882
  • Correct Option: C  [ Rowlatt Act ]

    Remark: The British Colonial Government passed the "Rowlatt Act" on 18 March 1919, which gave enormous power to the police to arrest any person without any reason. The purpose of the Act was to curb the growing nationalist upsurge in the country.

Which of the following is not the recommendation of Dinesh Goswami Committee on Electoral reforms ?

  • Increase the deposits from independents
  • Amendment of the Anti-defection Law to restrict disqualification
  • Time limit for bye-elections
  • Voters Council should be formed to help free fair elections
  • Correct Option: D  [ Voters Council should be formed to help free fair elections ]

    Remark:

The Governor of a state can nominate how many members to the Legislative Assembly?

  • 2
  • 3
  • 1
  • 5
  • Correct Option: C  [ 1 ]

    Remark:

Find the incorrect statement.

  • The President presides over cabinet meetings.
  • The President is elected by the system of proportional representation.
  • The President is elected for a term of five years.
  • The President can be removed by impeachment.
  • Correct Option: A  [ The President presides over cabinet meetings. ]

    Remark:

Which article of the Indian constitution contains impeachment of the President of India?

  • Article 52
  • Article 61
  • Article 72
  • Article 55
  • Correct Option: B  [ Article 61 ]

    Remark:

The words 'Socialist' and 'Secular' have been added to the Preamble of our Constitution by:

  • 39th Amendment
  • 40th Amendment
  • 42nd Amendment
  • 44th Amendment
  • Correct Option: C  [ 42nd Amendment ]

    Remark:

We borrowed the concept of 'Directive Principles of the State Policy' from the Constitution of ?

  • USA
  • UK
  • USSR
  • Ireland
  • Correct Option: D  [ Ireland ]

    Remark:

Sarkaria Commission was set up for reviewing the relations between:

  • The Prime Minister and the President
  • Legislature and the Executive
  • Executive and the Judiciary
  • Centre and the States
  • Correct Option: D  [ Centre and the States ]

    Remark:

The Union List consists of

  • 97 subjects
  • 61 subjects
  • 47 subjects
  • 73 subjects
  • Correct Option: A  [ 97 subjects ]

    Remark: