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Saturday, 4 December 2021

India Quiz 113: Indian Navy Quiz 2

India Quiz 113: Indian Navy Quiz 2


Navy Day in India is celebrated on 4 December every year to recognize the achievements and role of the Indian Navy to the country. This is a part in the series of questions on Indian Navy. More quiz will be added in this week.



1. East India Company's Marine which was founded to protect British merchant shipping in the region was the predecessor of Indian Navy. When was it founded?
1712
1812
1612
1614

India Quiz 112: Indian Navy Quiz

India Quiz 112: Indian Navy Quiz




Navy Day in India is celebrated on 4 December every year to recognize the achievements and role of the Indian Navy to the country. This is a part in the series of questions on Indian Navy. More quiz will be added in this week.



1. Name the first Indian naval ship to circumnavigate the globe
INS Tarangini
INS Sudharshini
INS Varuna
INS Tir

India Quiz 114: Indian Navy Quiz 3

India Quiz 114: Indian Navy Quiz 3




Navy Day in India is celebrated on 4 December every year to recognize the achievements and role of the Indian Navy to the country. This is a part in the series of questions on Indian Navy. More quiz will be added in this week.




1. Name the first aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy
INS Virat
INS Vikramaditya
INS Gomati
INS Vikrant

India Quiz 114: Indian Navy Quiz 4

India Quiz 114: Indian Navy Quiz 4


This is a part in the series of questions on human body. New quiz will be added every day. So visit again for a new set of questions and learn more about your body.



1. What is India Navy's positions in the world as per the Global Firepower's Military Strength Ranking?
Third
Fifth
Tenth
Seventh

Friday, 26 November 2021

Constitution of India Quiz 5

> Constitution of India Quiz 5


1. The resolution for removing the Vice-President of India can be moved in which sabha?
Rajya Sabha
Lok Sabha
Both
Vice President cannot be removed

2. Which is the oldest high court in India?
Madras High Court
Bombay High Court
Calcutta High Court
Allahabad High Court

3. Which Article of the Constitution of India makes a specific mention of Village Panchayats ?
Article 60
Article 40
Article 256
Article 324

4. In Indian constitution, the concept of single citizenship is adopted from which country?
France
Britain
United States
Canada

5. In which year was the first no confidence motion moved in the Lok Sabha after independence?
1963
1958
1972
1975

6. To whom does the Public Accounts Committee submit its report?
The President
The Prime Minister
The Speaker of the Lok Sabha
The Chief Justice

7. ’Equality before law’ is mentioned in which article of the Indian Constitution?
Article 14
Article 40
Article 16
Article 10

8. Which article contains the right to Freedom of Speech?
Article 7
Article 19
Article 10
Article 5

9. Who described the Preamble as the political horoscope of the constitution?
Jawaharlal Nehru
BR Ambedkar
Mahatma Gandhi
KM Munshi

10. Procedure for the impeachment of the President is mentioned in which article of the Indian Constitution?
Article 59
Article 61
Article 140
Article 55

India Quiz 108 : Constitution of India Quiz

India Quiz 108 : Constitution of India Quiz



1. Name the first state to establish three tier Panchayath Raj System?
Rajastan
Kerala
Andhra Pradesh
Maharashtra

2. Which article of the Indian constitution was called as the "Soul of the constitution and very heart of it" by Dr. Ambedkar?
Article 32
Article 19
Article 25
Article 12

3. Who was the first Comptroller and Auditor General of India?
A. K. Chanda
A K Roy
V. Narahari Rao
S Ranganathan

4. Do you know the only Prime Minister who has not faced the parliament?
Morarji Desai
Charan Singh
C Chandrasekhar
Atal Bihari Vajpayee

5. Which one of the following was described as "the conscience of the constitution" by Granville Austin?
Preaamble
Fundamental Rights
Fundamental Duties
Directive principles of state policy

6. Who was the first Chairman of the Finance Commission?
K C Neogy
Syama Prasad Mookerjee
R. K. Shanmukham Chetty
V. P. Menon

7. M. Patanjali Sastri was the first Tamilian to hold this premier position in India.
Accountant General
Education Minister
Chief Justice of India
Election Commission

8. Which one of the following Prime Ministers of India had faced maximum number of No Confidence Motions?
Rajiv Gandhi
Lal Bahadur Shastri
P V Narasimha Rao
Indira Gandhi

9. Whois the longest-serving Chief Justice in India's history?
Bhuvaneshwar Prasad Sinha
A N Ray
Y V Chandrachud
K. G. Balakrishnan

10. Who was the first Chief Justice of India?
M Patanjali Sastri
Mehr Chand Mahajan
H J Kania
Bijan Kumar Mukherjea



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Constitution of India Quiz 4

Constitution of India Quiz 4





1. What is the minimum permissible age for employment in any factory or mine or any other hazardous environment as per the constitution of India?
14 years
15 years
17 years
18 Years

2. Where was the first session of the Constituent Assembly held?
Bombay
Calcutta
Ahmedabad
New Delhi

3. The President of India can declare three kinds of emergencies. Which one of the following is NOT one among them?
War Emergency
Financial emergency
State emergency
National emergency

4. On the basis of financial crisis how many times has emergency been declared by the President of India?
Once
Twice
Thrice
Never

5. Which one of the following is not technically a constitutional office and seldom carries any specific powers?
The Deputy Prime Minister
Prime Minister
Speaker
Vice President

6. Who among the following is NOT involved in the appointment of the judges in a high court of a state?
The President
The Governor
The Chief Minister
Chief Justice of India

7. Who appoints the Chief Election Commissioner of India?
The President
The Prime Minister
Parliament
Chief Justice of India

8. What is the maximum age for members of the Union Public Service Commission to hold office?
65
60
58
55

9. Indian nationality law largely follows the "jus sanguinis". What does it mean?
citizenship by right of birth within the territory
citizenship by right of blood
citizenship by residence in the country
Citizenship by naturalisation

10. When the Vice-President acts as President what happens to his emoluments?
Remains the same
Gets an extra allowance
A little less than the President
Equal to that of the President

Constitution of India Quiz 3

Indian Constitution Quiz 3


1. How many Parliamentary Constituencies are reserved for the Scheduled Castes?
48
84
47
74

2. Which of the following States has the most number of Parliamentary Constituencies?
Uthar Pradesh
Maharashtra
West Bengal
Tamil Nadu

3. How many MPs are elected to the Rajya Sabha?
272
250
245
233

4. Which of the following writs is issued to have a person, who has been detained or imprisoned to be physically brought before the court?
Habeas corpus
Mandamus
Quo warranto
Certiorari

5. Who among the following is the Indian government's chief legal adviser, and its primary lawyer?
Comptroller and Auditor General
Solicitor General
Attorney-General
Advocate-General

6. Who appoints the Chief Minister?
President
Prime Minister
Governor
Chief Justice of the High Court

7. Who is called the Father of the Indian Constitution?
Mahatma Gandhi
B R Ambedkar
C. Rajagopalachari
Jawaharlal Nehru

8. When was the Constitution of India adopted?
15 August 1947
26 November 1947
26 November 1949
26 January 1950

9. How many Anglo-Indian members are nominated to the Lok Sabha?
2
4
8
10

10. How many Parliamentary Constituencies are currently in India?
552
550
545
543



Answers to Constitution of India Quiz 3

Constitution of India Quiz 2

Indian Constitution Quiz 2


1. How many members are nominated to the Rajya Sabha?
4
8
12
16

2. The constitutional provision of ‘uniform civil code for the citizens’ is a part of the
Preamble
Fundamental Rights
Directive Principles of State Policy
Fundamental Duties

3. Which of the following Constitution Amendments included the Right to Education in the Fundamental Rights?
84th
86th
94th
96th

4. Which country has the world’s longest written constitution?
UK
India
USA
France

5. Which of the following States doeshave Special Category status?
Jammu & Kashmir
Arunachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh
Chhattisgarh

6. Which on of the following States in India has the least number of Parliamentary Constituencies?
Arunachal Pradesh
Goa
Jammu & Kashmir
Sikkim

7. Which of the following was described as ‘heart and soul’ of the Constitution of India by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar?
Right to Equality
Right against Exploitation
Cultural and Educational Rights
Right to Constitutional Remedies

8. Which one of the following is NOT an elected member of the House?
Speaker of the Lok Sabha
Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha
Chairman of the Rajya Sabha
Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha

9. Cauvery river water dispute is between
Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra
Karnataka and Maharashtra
Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh
Karnataka and Tamil Nadu

10. How many MPs are elected to the Lok Sabha from all the Union Territories?
6
7
13
14



Answers to the Constitution of India Quiz 2

Constitution of India Quiz 1

Indian Constitution Quiz


1. How many languages are currently included in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution of India?
22
18
15
14

2. How many types of writs can be issued under Article 32 for the enforcement of the Fundamental Rights?
3
4
5
6

3. National Voter’s Day is celebrated on
January 25
August 15
January 26
January 5

4. Parliament of India consists of
Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha
President, Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha
Election Commission, Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha
President, Election Commission, Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha

5. Article 326 of the Constitution guarantees the right to vote to every citizen above the age of
17 years
18 years
19 years
21 years

6. "President's rule" refers to the imposition of Article 356 of the Constitution of India on a State when
the constitutional machinery has failed
no confidence motion passed against a Chief Minister
Governor is not happy with the Government's functioning
President feels that the state is corrupt

7. When did the Constituent Assembly of India meet for the first time?
09 December 1946
15 August 1947
26 November 1949
26 January 1950

8. Which of the following Articles of the Constitution states the Fundamental Duties?
Article 39A
Article 43A
Article 48A
Article 51A

9. As per the Constitution of India, which of the following is NOT a Fundamental Right?
Right to education
Right against exploitation
Right to freedom of religion
Right to property

10. Who was the first woman Cabinet Minister of India?
Sarojini Naidu
Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
Durgabai Deshmukh
Vijalakshmi Pandit




Answers - Constitution of India Quiz 1




Saturday, 13 November 2021

Nehru Quiz 5 - MCQ on Jawaharlal Nehru

Nehru Quiz 5

Jawaharlal Nehru Quiz

Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, was a great leader who, along with Mahatma Gandhi, played a significant role in India's struggle for independence. A visionary leader, he is known as the "Architect of Modern India". Here are a series of MCQ on Jawaharlal Nehru. 

1. Who was the chairman of the committees of the All Parties Conference that submitted the Nehru Report in 1928 appealing a new dominion status and federal set-up of government for India?
Jawaharlal Nehru
Kamala Nehru
Motilal Nehru
Subash Chandra Bose

Nehru Quiz 4 - MCQ on Jawaharlal Nehru

Nehru Quiz 4

Jawaharlal Nehru Quiz

Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, was a great leader who, along with Mahatma Gandhi, played a significant role in India's struggle for independence. A visionary leader, he is known as the "Architect of Modern India". Here are a series of MCQ on Jawaharlal Nehru. 

1. Name the first recipient of the Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding
Martin Luther King Jr.
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
U Thant
Mother Theresa

Nehru Quiz 3 - MCQ on Jawaharlal Nehru

Nehru Quiz 3

Jawaharlal Nehru Quiz

Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, was a great leader who, along with Mahatma Gandhi, played a significant role in India's struggle for independence. A visionary leader, he is known as the "Architect of Modern India". Here are a series of MCQ on Jawaharlal Nehru. 

1. Name the newspaper founded by Jawaharlal Nehru in 1938
National Express
National Herald
Deccan Herald
Azad Hind

Nehru Quiz 2 - MCQ on Jawaharlal Nehru

Nehru Quiz

Jawaharlal Nehru Quiz

Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, was a great leader who, along with Mahatma Gandhi, played a significant role in India's struggle for independence. A visionary leader, he is known as the "Architect of Modern India". Here are a series of MCQ on Jawaharlal Nehru. 

1. In which year was Nehru born?
1886
1885
1889
1887

Nehru Quiz 1 - MCQ on Jawaharlal Nehru

Nehru Quiz

Jawaharlal Nehru Quiz

Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, was a great leader who, along with Mahatma Gandhi, played a significant role in India's struggle for independence. A visionary leader, he is known as the "Architect of Modern India". Here are a series of MCQ on Jawaharlal Nehru. 

1. Which one of the following was a pen name used by Jawaharlal Nehru?
Chachaji
Bhanu Simha
Chanakya
Birbal

Friday, 22 October 2021

Vigilance Quiz - Right to Information Quiz - Corruption Quiz 2

Quiz on Vigilance Awareness/RTI (Right to Information) and Corruption

The Vigilance Awareness Week was observed in the last week of October every year. Here is a quiz with questions related to CVC (Central Vigilance Commission), RTI (Right to Information Act) and corruption in general.





1. Which of the following states are excluded from the RTI
A. Nagaland
B. Assam
C. Jammu and Kashmir
D. Karnataka
Only a
Both A and C
Only C
Both C and D

2. What is India's rank in the Corruption Perception Index of 2020?
152
100
86
28

3. The term Lokpal was coined in 1963 by
Laxmi Mall Singhvi
Vinobha Bave
Baba Amte
Anaa Hasare

4. Whom should a particular RTI application concerning the relevant department be addressed to ?
Public Relations Officer (PRO)
Public Information Officer (PIO)
The Chairman or Director
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

5. Who is the present Central Vigialance Commissioner?
T.M. Bhasin
Anil Sharma
K.V. Chowdary
Vijai Sharma

6. Which coutry tops the list of cleanest coutries in the 2015 Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index?
USA
Denmark
Singapore
United Kingdom

7. The Central Vigialance Commission was setup by Government of India in the year
1953
1947
1948
1964

8. Which was the first major corruption case in independent India?
Jeep scandal
Bofors scandal
Teja loan scandal
Harshad Mehta securities scam

9. The Central Vigialance Commissioner is appointed by
The Prime Minister
The President
The Minister of Home Affairs
The Loksabha Speaker

10. The Right to Information Act was passed in the year
2010
2006
2007
2005

Vigilance Quiz - Right to Information Quiz - Corruption Quiz 1

Quiz on Vigilance Awareness/RTI (Right to Information) and Corruption



The Vigilance Awareness Week was observed in the last week of October every year. Here is a quiz with questions related to CVC (Central Vigilance Commission), RTI (Right to Information Act) and corruption in general.


1. How many Vigilance Commissioners are there to assist the Central Vigilance Commissioner?
2
5
6
3

2. if the life or liberty of any person is involved, the PIO is expected to reply for an RTI Application within
a week
15 days
10 days
48 hours

3. The Indian anti-corruption movement gained momentum when a social activist start hunger strike from 5 April 2011 at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. Name the activist
Arvind Kejriwal
Medha Patkar
Anna Hasare
Baba Amte

4. Which one of the following is NOT true about CVC?
CVC is only an advisory body.
CVC does not have power to register criminal case.
CVC has supervisory powers over CBI.
CVC is not obliged to provide information under RTI

5. The Right to Information Act specifies time limits for replying to the request. Within how many days the PIO should reply?
10
30
35
45

6. Name the Chief Minister of Maharashtra who had to resign following Adarsh Housing Society Scam?
Ashok Chawan
Devendra Fadnavis
Prithviraj Chavan
Vilasrao Deshmukh

7. Which among the following pair of countries are ranked as the most corrupt country as per the 2015 Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index?
India and Bangladesh
Somalia and North Korea
Syria and Libya
Sudan and Angola

8. Name the Director of Vigilance and Anti-corruption Bureau of Kerala
Jacob Thomas
Rishiraj Singh
Tomin Thachankary
Jacob Punnoose

9. The fee for filing an RTI application is
5
25
50
10

10. Name the first state in India to introduce Lokayukta
Kerala
Maharashtra
Madhya Pradesh
Tamil Nadu

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