Top 100 Indian Polity Questions with Answers | | GovernmentAdda
Home / Uncategorized / Top 100 Indian Polity Questions with Answers
English Question Bank

Click Here
For Free Download

Top 100 Indian Polity Questions with Answers

Top 100 Indian Polity Questions with Answers

1. How are legislative excesses of Parliament and State Assemblies checked? – Judicial review 

2. Which functionary can be invited to give his opinion in the Parliament? – Attorney-General of India 

3. Which is presided over by one who is not its member? – Rajya Sabha 

4. In which House of the Parliament, the Presiding Officer is not a member of the House? – Rajya Sabha 

5. Which State elect only one member of the Lok Sabha ? – Sikkim 

6. The first mid- term elections for Lok Sabha were held in which year? – 1971 

7. The elective strength of the Lok Sabha was increased by which amendment? – 31st Amendment 

8. By whom are the Salaries of the Judges of the Supreme Court determined? – Parliament 

9. Which Article of the Constitution permits the Supreme Court to review its own judgement or order? – Article 137 

10. Who has the right to transfer any case anywhere in India? – Supreme Court 

11. Who is the final authority to interpret the Constitution? – The Supreme Court 

12. How many types of writs can be issued by the Supreme Court? – 5 

13. What makes the Judiciary the guardian of the Constitution? – Judicial Review 

14. Which Chief Justices of India acted as the President of India also? – Justice M. Hidayatullah 

15. How many states in India have two houses, namely Legislative Assembly and Legislative council? – Eight 

16. Ordinance of Governor has to be passed by the Assembly within how many months? – 6 weeks 

17. Money Bill can be introduced in the State Legislature with the prior consent of which officer? – The Governor 
18. Which office is held during the pleasure of the President of India? – The Governor of a State 

19. Who was the first woman Chief Minister in independent India? – Sucheta Kripalani 

20. Who remains in office as long as the President of India wishes? – The Governor 

21. The ordinance issued by the Governor are subject to approval by which body? – State Legislature

22. Which States/ Union Territory has a Legislative Assembly consisting on only 30 members? – Puducherry 

23. The total number of members of the Legislative Council can in no case be less than how many members? – 40 
24. Which State can nominate two women members of the Legislative Assembly? – Jammu and Kashmir 

25. What is the maximum number of members that the Legislative Assembly of a State in India can have? – 500 

26. Which is the Upper Chamber of State Legislature in India? – Legislative Council 

27. What is the period for the legislative Council to detain the ordinary bills? – 3 months 

28. Who is authorised to transfer the judges of one High Court to another High Court? – The President 

29. A High Court Judge addresses his letter of resignation to which officer? – The President 

30. Which High Court has the largest number of Benches? – Guwahati High Court 

31. Who was the first High/Supreme Court Judge, That voluntarily made public his assets,? – Justice K. Kannan 
32. Which High Court has the Territorial Jurisdiction over Andaman and Nicobar Islands? – Calcutta 

33. In Indian Constitution, Article 370 is related with which state? – Jammu and Kashmir State 

34. Which State has a separate Constitution? – Jammu and Kashmir 

35. To which State the Special Marriage Act, 1954 does not apply? – Jammu and Kashmir 

36. Which Article of the Constitution of India accords special status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir? – 370 

37. In India there is a single constitution for the union and the states with the exception of which state? – Jammu and Kashmir 
38. Where was the first Municipal Corporation in India set up? – Madras 

39. Provisions regarding Municipalities and Panchayats were made in the Indian Constitution in which year? – 1993 

40. What does the Constitution (74th) Amendment Act, 1993 mentions? – The Municipalities 

41. When was the Panchayati Raj System introduced in India? – 1959 

42. A committee appointed in 1977 to review working of the Panchayati Raj was chaired bywhich man? – Ashok Mehta 
43. Which Amendment of the Constitution provided constitutional status to Panchayati Raj institutions? – 73rd Amendment 
44. The Panchayati Raj system was first started in India in the states of Rajasthan and which of the state? – Andhra Pradesh 
45. The Constitutional status has been given to Panchayats under which Article? – 243 

46. The Panchayati Raj institution at the block level is known by which name? – Panchayat Samiti 

47. What is the middle unit in the three-tier Panchayati Raj System? – Panchayat Samiti 

48. Which Indian State has no Panchayat Raj institution? – Nagaland 

49. The entry Public Health and Sanitation is included in the Constitution of India in which list? – State List 
50. Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act was enacted in Indian in which year? – 2003 

52. The Finance Commission is constituted under which Article of the Constitution of India? – 280 

53. In which list does the Union Government enjoy exclusive powers? – Union List 

54. Who is the Vice Chairman of Planing Commission of India? – Montek Singh Ahluwalia 

55. In which list does the subject of Co-operative Societies fall? – State List 

56. Who appoints the Union Public Service Commission? – President 

57. Which of the following has the powers to create a new All-India Service? – Parliament 

58. The Election Commission was converted into ‘Three Members Commission’ in which year? – 1990 

59. Which country was the earliest to give women the right to vote? – New Zealand 

60. NRI (Non-Resident Indian) Day is observed on which days? – 9th January 

61. The Constitutional Amendment by which the age for voting has been revised from 21 years to 18 years? – 61st 

62. How many recognised politial parties are there in India? – 6 

63. The right to vote in India is given to all People on which basis? – Age 

64. Which first Indian State that was created on a linguistic basis? – Andhra Pradesh 

65. English is the official language of which one of the following Indian States? – Nagaland 

66. While Hindi is the official language, Why has English been permitted for official use? – Indefinitely 

67. Originally the constitution recognised how many languages? – 14 

68. What is the scientific name of the National Fruit of India–Mango? – Manigifera Indica 

69. What is the scientific name of the National Bird of India–Peacock? – Pavo Cristatus 

70. What is the scientific name of the National Tree Banyan of India? – Ficus Benghalensis 

71. The Government of India has decided to declare which river as National River? – Ganga 

72. which Indian State came under President’s rule for maximum number of time? – Punjab 

73. How many time did the President of India declare National Emergency so far? – Thrice 

74. How many types of emergencies are envisaged by the Constitution? – 3 

75. The Ninth Schedule to the Indian Constitution was added by which amendment?– First Amendment 

76. The 42nd Amendment Act (1976) has incorporated into the Constitution of India a new chapter on which matter? – Fundamental Duties 
77. Which was the most controversial Amendment passed during the emergency? – 42nd 

78. Sikkim was made an integral part of India under the which amendment? – 36th Amendment 

79. What does the 73rd Amendment of the Indian Constitution deals? – Panchayati Raj 

80. The method of Constitutional Amendment is provided in which article? – Article 368 

81. Which Constitutional Amendment Acts was said to be a ‘Mini Constitution’? – 42nd 

82. The minimum age of voting in India was lowered from 21st to 18 years by which Constitutional Amendment Act? – 61st 

83. Which language has included in the constitution by the Ninety-second Amendment Act? – Dogri 

84. Which theorie of Communism is not a doctrine of Karl Marx? – Theory of New Democracy 

85. Which assumed sovereign power at midnight of August, 14/15, 1947 provisionally? – Interim Government 

86. By whom was the basic parameters of India’s Foreign Policy were laid down? – Jawahar Lal Nehru 

87. There is no provision in the Constitution for the impeachment of the which officer? – Vice-President 

88. Why was Justice U.C. Banerjee Commission constituted? – To Probe 2002 Godhra incident 

89. Who is the author of the book ‘A Foreign Policy of India’? – I.K. Gujral 

90. What is the minimum legal age of marriage for girls in India? – 18 years 

91. Under the Preventive Detention a person can be detained without trial for how many months? – Three months 
92. What is the line demarcating the boundary between India and China in North Eastern Sector called? – Mek Mohan Line 
93. Which political theory advocates the withering away of the State? – Marxism 

94. In which year was Mandal Commission Report implemented? – 1990 

95. In which General Election did the Congress Party lost majority in the Parliament for the first time? – 1977 

96. Which is the most important element of the State? – Sovereignty 

97. Which is the only State in India to have the Common Civil Code? – Goa 

98. On whose vision was the term ‘democratic socialism’ described? – Jawahar Lal Nehru 

99. which political theory advocates the ‘Dictatorship of Proletariat’? – Marxism 

100. In which area does the state government not have control over its local bodies? – Citizens grievances

About GovernmentAdda

We provide all Govt Jobs Like Banking, SSC, FCI,UPSC, Railways and all other important government exams Study Materials,Tricks,Quizes,Notifications,Videos etc.

Check Also

SBI Clerk Exam Full Syllabus In Detail : Read Now

State Bank of India  released the vacancy for the post of Clerical Cadre. SBI brings a …

Quantitative Aptitude Quiz- Profit & Loss

1)A merchant buys two items for Rs. 7500. One item he sells at a profit …