Indian Constitution And Polity MCQs-2018

51. The members of the Constituent Assembly were:
(a) elected by Provincial Assemblies
(b) elected directly by people
(c) nominated by the government
(d) only representatives of the princely States

Correct Answer: (a) elected by Provincial Assemblies

52. Which of the following statements regarding the’ Constituent Assembly are true? [IAS 1993] 1. It was not based on Adult Franchise.
2. It resulted from direct elections.
3. It was a multi-party body.
4. It worked through several Committees.
(a) 1 and 2
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 3 and 4
(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Correct Answer: (c) 3 and 4

53. Who among the following was not a member of the Constituent Assembly established in July 1946? [UTI 1993] (a) Vallabhbhai Patel
(b) Mahatma Gandhi
(c) K.M. Munshi
(d) J.B. Kripalani

Correct Answer: (b) Mahatma Gandhi

54. India became a Sovereign, democratic republic on :
(a) Aug 15, 1947
(b) Jan 30, 1948
(c) Jan 26, 1950
(d) Nov 26, 1929

Correct Answer: (c) Jan 26, 1950

55. Which one of the following made the Indian Legislature bicameral:
(a) Indian Councils Act, 1909
(b) Government of India Act, 1919
(c) Government of India Act, 1935
(d) Indian Independence Act, 1947

Correct Answer: (b) Government of India Act, 1919

56. The first attempt at introducing a representative and popular element in administration was made by :
(a) Indian Councils Act, 1900
(b) Indian Councils Act, 1909
(c) Government of India Act, 1935
(d) Indian Councils Act, 1919

Correct Answer: (b) Indian Councils Act, 1909

57. The Government of India Act, 1935 vested the residuary power in the:
(a) British Parliament
(b) Federal Legislature
(c) State Legislature
(d) Governor-General

Correct Answer: (d) Governor-General

58. Which of the following was not one of the features of Government of India Act, 1935 ?
(a) Provincial autonomy
(b) Dyarchy of centre
(c) Bicameral Legislature
(d) All India federation

Correct Answer: (c) Bicameral Legislature

59. Which one of the following aimed at providing a federal structure for India?
(a) Indian Council Act, 1909
(b) Montague-Chelmsford Reforms Act, 1919
(c) Charter Act, 1831
(d) Government of India Act, 1935

Correct Answer: (d) Government of India Act, 1935

60. What was the main stipulation of Government of India Act, 1935 ?
(a) A federation was suggested
(b) Unitary form of government was recommended
(c) Complete independence guaranteed
(d) Dyarchy was made applicable at provincial level

Correct Answer: (c) Complete independence guaranteed

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