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MCQ QUESTIONS for UPSC Aspirants

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19 May 2022
Question : Consider the following statements regarding one of the most solemn occasions in the Parliamentary calendar - the President’s Address 
  1. In India, the practice of the President addressing Parliament can be traced back to the Government of India Act of 1919.
  2. When the Constitution came into force, the President was required to address each session of Parliament. 
  3. Article 87 of the constitution provides two instances when the President specially addresses both Houses of Parliament.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?
1 and 2 only
3 only
1 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3

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17 May 2022
Question :
Which of the following Directive principles was/were added to the Constitution through amendments?
  1. To secure opportunities for healthy development of children.
  2. To protect and improve the environment and to safeguard forests and wild life 
  3. Equal pay for equal work for men and women.
  4. To promote equal justice and to provide free legal aid to poor.
Select the correct answer using following codes:

1 and 2 only

1, 2 and 3 only
1, 2 and 4 only
1, 2, 3 and 4

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16 May 2022
Question :
In some recent cases apex court talked about its earlier verdict in the K. Krishna Murthy & Ors. v Union of India, 2010. This case deals with:

Recognized Transgender people as a third gender 

Entry of Women in Temple and Mosques
Allowing for passive euthanasia under certain conditions

Reservation in Local Self Government

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INDIAN POLITY     
15 May 2022
Question :
Which of the following are correct in the context of rights in a democracy?
  1. Rights are necessary for the sustenance of a democracy.
  2. Rights protect minorities from the oppression of the majority.
  3. Rights are reasonable claims of persons recognised by society.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below. 

1 and 2 only
2 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3
1 and 3 only

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11 May 2022
Question : Consider the following statements:
  1. The selection of Secretary to the Government of India is made by the Prime Minister
  2. The Secretary to the Government of India is administrative head of the Ministry/Department.
  3. He is chief advisor to the minister on all aspects of policy and administrative affairs. 
  4. He represents his ministry/department before the Public Accounts Committee of the Parliament.
Which of the statement/s given above is/are NOT correct?
1 only
1 and 3 only
2, 3 and 4 only
1, 2 and 4 only

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25 Apr 2022
Question : Consider the following statements regarding the Censure motion:
  1. Censure motion can be moved only in Lok Sabha or lower house in states
  2. Censure motion can be moved against individual ministers or members
  3. It must be specific and self-explanatory, stating the reasons for its adoption
  4. If Censure motion is passed in the LokSabha, the council of ministers need to resign from the office.
Which of the statement/s given above is/are NOT correct? 

1 only
1 and 3 only
2 and 4 only
4 only

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16 Apr 2022
Question :
Which of the following circumstances are suitable for the imposition of President’s Rule?
  1. No party has secured majority in a state assembly after General Elections or in the case of hung assembly.
  2. Where the party having a majority in the assembly declines to form a ministry and the governor cannot find a coalition ministry commanding a majority in the assembly
  3. Maladministration in the state or allegations of corruption against the ministry or stringent financial exigencies of the state.
  4. When the state government is deliberately acting against the Constitution and the law or is fomenting a violent revolt.
Select the correct answer using following codes:

1 and 2 only
2, 3 and 4
1, 2 and 4
1, 2, 3 and 4

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10 Apr 2022
Question :
In the context of the Constitution of India, which of the following statements are correct related to “office of Profit”?
  1. Office of profit has been defined in the Representation of People Act (RPA)
  2. Constitutional disqualification procedure under Office of profit will be applicable if body in which the office is held has government powers
  3. Provisions of office of Profit aim to lay down principle of separation of power between the legislature and the executive.
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

1 and 2 only

2 and 3 only

1 and 3 only
1 ,2 and 3

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04 Apr 2022
Question : The concept of Integrated Judiciary in Indian constitution was borrowed from:

The USA constitution
Government of India Act,1935
British constitution
Irish constitution

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31 Mar 2022
Question :
Consider the following statements: 
  1. Judge of Supreme Court can be removed only by a presidential order on grounds of proven misbehaviour and/or incapacity. 
  2. The SC’s powers and jurisdiction can only be added by the Parliament and not be curtailed. 
  3. The SC has the power to punish any person for its contempt, as per Article 129. emergency.
Which of the following statement(s) given above is/are correct? 

1 only

1 and 2 only

2 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3

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23 Mar 2022
Question :
Consider the following statements: 
  • The summoning of Parliament is specified in Article 85 of the Constitution.
  • The gap between two sessions of the Parliament cannot exceed 3 months, which means the Parliament meets at least four times in one year.
  • The Constitution has fixed one-tenth strength as quorum, the minimum number of the members, required for both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
Which of the following statement(s) given above is /are correct? ​

1 only
1 and 2 only
1 and 3 only 
1, 2 and 3

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22 Mar 2022
Question :
Consider the following statements: 
  1. The privilege motion is moved by a member when he feels that a minister or any member has committed a breach of privilege of the House or one or more of its members by withholding facts of a case or by giving wrong or distorted facts. 
  2. The Constitution also extends the parliamentary privileges to those persons who are entitled to speak and take part in the proceedings of a House of Parliament or any of its committees.
  3. Article 105 of the Constitution expressly mentions two privileges, that is, freedom of speech in Parliament and right of publication of its proceedings.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct? 

1 and 2 only
1 and 3 only
3 only
1, 2 and 3

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INDIAN POLITY     
20 Mar 2022
Question :
Consider the following statements: 
  1. The institutions of Speaker and Deputy Speaker originated under the provisions of the Government of India Act of 1919.
  2. There is no specific qualifications are prescribed for being elected as the speaker.
  3. The Speaker decides and certifies whether a bill is a money bill, such a certification is final.
  4. Deputy speaker of Lok sabha is also elected by the house after the speaker on a day decided by speaker and he resigns by writing to the speaker.
Which of the following statement(s) given above is/are correct?

1 and 2 only
1, 2 and 4 only
3 only
1. 2, 3 and 4

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15 Mar 2022
Question : Consider the following statements: 
  1. Article 157 and Article 158 of the Constitution of India specify eligibility requirements for the post of governor
  2. Person who is not a citizen of India can also become governor.
  3. The emoluments and allowances of the Governor shall not be diminished during his term of office.
Which of the following statement(s) given above is/are not correct?

1 only
2 only
1 and 2 only
2 and 3 only

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14 Mar 2022
Question : Consider the following statements about appointment of the Chief Justice of India:
  1. The Constitution of India does not have any provision for criteria and procedure for appointing the Chief Justice of India (CJI)
  2. For appointment of the Chief Justice of India, in the absence of a constitutional provision, the procedure relies on convention. The outgoing CJI recommends his successor – a practice, which is strictly based on seniority.
  3. The Chief Justice of India and the Judges of the Supreme Court are appointed by the President under Article 124 of the Constitution
Which of the following statement(s) given above is/are correct?

1 only
1 and 2 only
1 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3

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13 Mar 2022
Question : Consider the following statements regarding the Attorney General of India:
  1. Attorney General is appointed by the President of India under Article 76 (1) of the Constitution
  2. The term of office of the Attorney General of India is not fixed by the constitution
  3. The Attorney General has the right of audience in all Courts in India, but he does not have a right to participate in the proceedings of the Parliament
Which the following statement(s) given above is/are not correct:
2 only
1 and 2 only
3 only
1 and 3 only

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INDIAN POLITY     
05 Feb 2022
Question :
Consider the following Statements regarding chief election commissioner:
  1. The appointment of the chief election commissioner and other election commissioners shall be made by the President
  2. They have a fixed tenure of six years, or up to the age of 65 years, whichever is earlier
  3. They enjoy the same status and receive salary and perks as available to Judges of the Supreme Court (SC) of India

1 and 2 only
1 and 3 only
2 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3

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23 Dec 2021
Question :
Money bill is defined in the constitution in which of the following article?

Article 112
Article 110
Article 114
Article  124

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14 Nov 2021
Question : Consider the following statements with respect to the Citizens’ Tele-Law Mobile App
  1. e-interface platform Tele Law is a platform under the Digital India scheme to strengthen the pre-litigation mechanism in the country
  2. The goal of this platform is to achieve Sabka Prayas Sabka Nyay to facilitate the last mile delivery of justice and legal aid services
  3. Mobile App for optimizing the citizen-centric justice delivery mechanism; to make common people self-reliant and justice accessible to them
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
1 only
1 and 2 only
2 and 3
1, 2 and 3
INDIAN POLITY   
29 Oct 2021
Question : Which one of the following categories of Fundamental Rights incorporates access to internet?
Right against Exploitation
Right to Freedom
Right to Constitutional Remedies
Right to Equality 

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28 Oct 2021
Question : The ‘Basic Structure of the Constitution’ of India is:
a part of the Constitution but has no legal effect
not a part of the Constitution and has no legal effect either
part of the Constitution and has the same legal effect as any other part
not part of the Constitution and has no legal effect independently of other parts

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30 Aug 2021
Question : The principle of Political neutrality to be followed by the Indian bureaucracy implies that:
1. Civil servants would not take a purely political position on policy matters.
2. Civil Servants would not implement schemes that have a political objective.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2

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24 Aug 2021
Question : The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013, commonly known as The Lokpal Act, is an anti-corruption Act of Indian Parliament in India which "seeks to provide for the establishment of the institution of Lokpal to inquire into allegations of corruption against certain public functionaries and for matters connecting them".
Who of the following comes under the purview of Lokpal?
1. Armed Forces
2. Prime Minister of India
3. Group ‘A’ or Group ‘B’ officers
4. Group ‘C’ or Group ‘D’ officials

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1, 2 and 3 only
2, 3 and 4 only
1, 3 and 4 only
1, 2, 3 and 4

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17 Aug 2021
Question : Consider the following statements:
  1. In Vice-Presidential election, both elected and nominated members of the Parliament can vote
  2. Nominated member can be appointed as a Union Minister
  3. State legislative assemblies elected members can vote in Vice-Presidential election
  4. Only from Lok Sabha Cabinet ministers are included
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 and 2 only
1, 2 and 4 only
3 and 4 only
1, 2 and 3 only

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02 Aug 2021
Question :
The expression ‘contempt of court’ is often seen in news. Consider the following statements regarding ‘contempt of court’:
1. The expression ‘contempt of court’ has explicitly been defined by the Constitution.
2. Civil contempt means wilful disobedience to any judgement, order, writ or other process of a court or wilful breach of an undertaking given to a court.
3. Even the fair and reasonable criticism of judicial acts and comment on the administrative side of the judiciary amount to contempt of court.
 
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

1 and 2 only
3 only
2 only
1 and 3 only

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INDIAN POLITY
11 Jul 2021
Question :
Q.1) Consider the following statements:
1. The Attorney General is appointed by the president for a fixed term of five years.
2. The Attorney General’s consent is mandatory when a private citizen wants to initiate a case of contempt of court against a person.
 
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2

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24 Jun 2021
Question :
Q.1) Which of the following statements are correct regarding the ‘recusal of Judges’ in India?
1. Once a request is made for recusal, the decision to recuse or not rests with the Chief justice of the concerned court.
2. There are no formal rules governing the recusal of a judge from any case.
3. This practice stems from the cardinal principle of due process of law that nobody can be a judge in her own case.
 
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

1 and 2 only
2 and 3 only
1 and 3only
1, 2 and 3

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INDIAN POLITY
23 Jun 2021
Question :
Consider the following statements regarding the jurisdiction of a High court:
1. The jurisdiction of a High Court can be shifted only through an Act of Parliament.
2. The territorial jurisdiction of a High Court is co- terminus with the territory of a state. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
 

1 only

2 only
Both 1 and 2

Neither 1 nor 2

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INDIAN POLITY

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