Indian Constitution And Polity MCQs-2018

11. Match the following:

Constitutional Provisions Sources
A. Federation 1. USA
B. Parliamentary 2. Britain
C. Directive Principle 3. Canada
D. Fundamental Rights 4. Ireland

(#) A B C D
(a) 2 1 4 1
(b) 2 3 1 4
(c) 3 4 2 1
(d) 3 2 4 1

Correct Answer: (d) 3 2 4 1

12. Which of the following features does the Indian Constitution borrow from the Weimar Constitution of Germany?
(a) The idea of a federation with a strong centre
(b) The method of presidential elections
(c) The Emergency powers
(d) Provisions concerning the suspension of fundamental rights during National Emergency

Correct Answer: Option (d)

13. Match the following:

Constitutional Features Sources

A. Rule of Law 1. German Constitution
B. Directive Principles 2. Australian Constitution
C. Concurrent List 3. Irish Constitution
D. Suspension of Fundamental Rights during Emergency 4. British Constitution

(#) A B C D
(a) 4 2 1 3
(b) 4 3 2 1
(c) 2 3 4 1
(d) 2 1 4 3

Correct Answer: Option (b)

14. Which of the following features and their source is wrongly matched?
(a) Judicial review – British practice
(b) Concurrent List – Australian Constitution
(c) Directive Principles – Irish Constitution
(d) Fundamental Rights – US Constitution

Correct Answer: Option (a)

15. Which Constitution has inspired the Indian concepts of rule of law, parliamentary system and law-making procedure?
(a) US Constitution
(b) British Constitution
(c) Canadian Constitution
(d) All of the above

Correct Answer: (b) British Constitution

16. The Constitution of India is designed to work as a unitary government:
(a) in normal times
(b) in times of Emergency
(c) when the Parliament so desires
(d) at the will of the President

Correct Answer: (b) in times of Emergency

17. Which of the following features of the Constitution of India does not resemble the
American Constitution?
(a) Written Constitution
(b) Federal form of government
(c) Fundamental Rights
(d) Parliamentary form of government

Correct Answer: (d) Parliamentary form of government

18. Which of the following emerges clearly from the Preamble?
1. When the Constitution was enacted.
2. The ideals that were to be achieved.
3. The system of government
4. The source of authority
(a) II, III and IV
(b) I and II
(c) I, II and III
(d) I, II, III and IV

Correct Answer: (d) I, II, III and IV

19. Which one of the following statements regarding the Preamble is correct?
(a) It is not enforceable in a court of law
(b) the Supreme Court has recently ruled that it is not a part of the Constitution
(c) It has been amended twice
(d) All the above are correct

Correct Answer: Option (a)

20. The Indian Constitution has borrowed the ideas of Preamble from the:
(a) Italian Constitution
(b) Canadian Constitution
(c) French Constitution
(d) Constitution of USA

Correct Answer: (d) Constitution of USA

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