Indian Polity & Governance in Constitution - 01

Indian Polity & Governance in Constitution (Civil Service Examination), Questions and Answers, GK for UPSC, Bank PO & All Exams

1. Consider the following statements: [2005]
1. Article 371 A to 371 1 were inserted in the Constitution of India to meet regional demands of Nagaland, Assam, Manipur, Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, Mizoram, Arunchal Pradesh and Goa.
2. Constitution of India and the United States of America envisage a dual policy (The Union and the States) but a single citizenship.
3. A naturalized citizen of India can never be deprived of his citizenship.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

2. Which Schedule of the Constitution of India contains special provisions for the administration and control of Scheduled Areas in several States? [2008]

3. Which of the following is/are included in the Directive Principles of State Policy? [2008]
1. Prohibition of traffic in human beings and forced labour
2. Prohibition of consumption except for medicinal purposes of intoxicating drinks and of other drugs which are injurious to health
Select the correct answer using the code given below: Code:

4. The Constitution (98th Amendment) Act is related to: [2005]

5. Consider the following statements regarding the National Human Rights Commission of India:
1. Its Chairman must be retired Chief Justice of India
2. It has formation in each state as State Human Rights Commission
3. Its powers are only recommendatory in nature
4. It is mandatory to appoint a woman as a member of the Commission
Which of the above statements are correct? [1999]

6. Under which one of the following Constitution Amendment Acts, four languages were added to the languages under the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution of India, thereby raising their number to 22? [2008]

7. What does the 104111 Constitution Amendement Bill related to? [2006]

8. Consider the following: [2005]
1. Disputes with mobile cellular companies
2. Motor accident cases
3. Pension cases
For which of the above are Lok Adalats held?

9. A college student desires to get elected to the Municipal Council of his city. The validity of his nomination would depend on the important condition, among others, that: [2000]

10. Which one of the following Articles of the Indian Constitution provides that 'It shall be the duty of the Union to protect every State against external aggression and internal disturbance'? [2003]

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The word soon means a short time after now, a short time in the future.
  • If right now it is April, and Harry will graduate from college in May, then he'll be graduating from college soon.
  • If it's 5:30 and I will be home at 6:00, then I will get home from work soon.

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    1) Near the beginning of a particular period of time
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  • She gets up very early in the morning. or ( probably around 5 AM)
  • Early in his career, he worked at Microsoft. or ( in the beginning of his career)

    2) Before the expected time
  • If most people graduate after 4 years, but Harry did intensive study and will graduate after 3 years, then he will graduate early.
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