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General Knowledge Practice Quiz For IAS (Prelim.) 2010

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The minimum age limit for casting vote in Lok Sabha and State Vidhan Sabha elections was lowered down from 21 years to 18 years by?

  • 44th Amendment of the Constitution
  • 52nd Amendment of Constitution
  • 61st Amendment Constitution
  • 72nd Amendment of the Constitution

What could be the maximum time limit of ‘Zero Hour’ in the Lok Sabha?

  • 30 minutes
  • One Hour
  • Indefinite period
  • Two hours

How much time the Constituent Assembly took to frame the Constitution of India?

  • 2 years 11 months 18 days
  • 2 years 7 months 23 days
  • 3 years 4 months 14 days
  • 3 years 11 months 5 days

‘The Directive Principles of State Policy is a cheque which is paid on Bank’s Convenience.’ Who told it?

  • B. R. Ambedkar
  • K. M. Munshi
  • Dr. Rajendra Prasad
  • K. T. Seth

The nomenclature of the Executive Head of the Government of Jammu and Kashmir was changed from Sadar-i-Riyasat to Governor in 1965 by:-

  • a Lok Sabha Resolution
  • the Executive Order of the President
  • the 6th Amendment in the State Constitution of J & K
  • the State Government under Article 371

The minimum age limit for casting vote in Lok Sabha and State Vidhan Sabha elections was lowered down from 21 years to 18 years by?

  • Kolkata High Court
  • Madhya Pradesh High Court
  • Bombay High Court
  • Guwahati High Court

Which one of the following cannot be dissolved but can be abolished?

  • Lok Sabha
  • Rajya Sabha
  • State Legislative Assemblies
  • State Legislative Councils

Which one of the following has the power to initiate the Motion of Impeachment of the President of India?

  • Both the Houses of the Parliament
  • Lok Sabha
  • Rajya Sabha
  • Speaker of the Lok Sabha

“He represents the nation but does not lead the nation”, This dictum applies on whom of the following?

  • Speaker of the Lok Sabha
  • President
  • Prime Minister
  • Chief Justice of India

The proposal relating to dismissal of the Vice President can be presented in?

  • Any House of the Parliament
  • Rajya Sabha
  • The LokSabha
  • None of the above

With reference to the Constitution of India, which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

  • Forest —Concurrent list
  • Stock Exchange—Concurrent list
  • Post Office Saving Bank—Union list
  • Public Health —State list

Procedure for creation of Legislative Council in States has been described in which Article of the Constitution?

  • Article 368
  • Article 69
  • Article 269
  • Article 169

When the Supreme Court issues a writ to a person or to an institution to perform its duty, it is called?

  • Certiorari
  • Mandamus
  • Quo Warranto
  • Habeas Corpus

Which of the following High Courts has the largest number of Benches?

  • Kolkata High Court
  • Madhya Pradesh High Court
  • Bombay High Court
  • Guwahati High Court

Which one of the following Bills must be passed by each House of the Indian Parliament separately by special majority?

  • Ordinary Bill
  • Money Bill
  • Finance Bill
  • Constitution Amendment Bill

According to the National Human Right Commission Act, 1993, who amongst the following can be its Chairman?

  • Any Serving Judge of the Supreme Court
  • Any Serving Judge of the High Court
  • Only a retired Chief Justice of India
  • Only a retired Chief Justice of a High Court

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  1. bhargav
    May 16th, 2010 at 02:01 | #1

    fine questions, giving good knowledge.
    requests the ‘upsc’ to conduct the online ‘quiz’ for the subscribers.

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