Polity Quiz

Indian Politics Quiz Set A

Parliament of India

Indian Politics Quiz for ssc, bank, railways, upsc and various government exams. These questions will sharp your knowledge about Indian Polity. Each questions have 10 points and I have also added the short explanations of each questions. So, test your knowledge here.

Indian Politics Quiz

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Question 1
Who was first woman chief minister of Uttar Pradesh?
A
Smt. Sushma Swaraj
B
Sucheta Kripalani
C
Gagandeep Kang
D
Ashapurna Devi
Question 1 Explanation: 
Sucheta Kripalani was India's first woman Chief Minister, serving as the head of the Uttar Pradesh government from 1963 to 1967.
Question 2
Who is known as the father of Lok Sabha?
A
Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar
B
Kalyan Sundaram
C
S. P Sen Verma
D
R. V. S Peri Shastri
Question 2 Explanation: 
Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar popularly known as Dadasaheb was an independence activist, the President (from 1946 to 1947) of the Central Legislative Assembly, then Speaker of the Constituent Assembly of India, and later the first Speaker of the Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Parliament of India.
Question 3
Who was the first chief commissioner of India?
A
GV Mavalankar
B
Prabhakar Ganguly
C
Ashoke Kumare Sen
D
Sukumar Sen
Question 3 Explanation: 
Sukumar Sen was an Indian civil servant who was the first Chief Election Commissioner of India, serving from 21 March 1950 to 19 December 1958.
Question 4
Who was the first lady speaker of Lok Sabha?
A
Meira Kumar
B
Puneeta Arora
C
P. Bandopadhyay
D
Arati saha
Question 4 Explanation: 
Meira Kumar : Indian diplomat, politician, and government official who served as speaker of the Lok Sabha (lower chamber of the Indian parliament) from 2009 to 2014, the first woman to hold that position.
Question 5
Who was the first female chief election commissioner of India?
A
Gagandeep Kang
B
Nupur Kulshrestha
C
V. S. Ramadevi
D
Violet Alva
Question 5 Explanation: 
V. S. Ramadevi was an Indian civil servant who was the 13th Governor of Karnataka and 9th Chief Election Commissioner of India from 26 November 1990 to 11 December 1990. She was the first woman to become Chief Election Commissioner of India.
Question 6
Who accept the resignation of President of India?
A
Prime Minister
B
Chief Justice
C
Vice-President of India
D
Speaker
Question 6 Explanation: 
Article 65 of the Indian constitution says that the Vice-President of India will have to discharge the duties, if the office falls vacant due to any reason other than the expiry of the term. The vice-president reverts to their office when a new president is elected and enters office.
Question 7
In Which states largest number of seats are reserved for schedule tribes (ST) in Lok Sabha
A
Jharkhand
B
Bihar
C
Chhattisgarh
D
Madhya Pradesh
Question 7 Explanation: 
The state of Madhya Pradesh has the largest number of seats reserved for the Scheduled Tribes in the Lok Sabha or the lower house of Parliament.
Question 8
Who was the first president of Indian National Congress in 1885?
A
Gopal Krishna Gokhale
B
W. C. Bonnerjee
C
Surendranath Banerjee
D
Pherozeshah Mehta
Question 8 Explanation: 
Womesh Chunder Bonnerjee was an Indian barrister. He was the co-founder and first president of Indian National Congress.
Question 9
In 1977, general election who defeated Indira Gandhi in the Rae Bareilly constituency by a margin of 55,200 votes
A
Raj Narain
B
Morarji Desai
C
Mulayam Singh Yadav
D
Ch. Charan Singh
Question 9 Explanation: 
When the Congress government called elections in 1977, the opposition Janata Party alliance defeated Gandhi's Congress (R) party. Raj Narain defeated Indira Gandhi in the Rae Bareilly constituency by a margin of 55,200 votes.
Question 10
Who is the first woman elected in Rajya Sabha?
A
Sarojini Naidu
B
Violet Alva
C
Vidya Beniwal
D
Usha Barthakur
Question 10 Explanation: 
In 1962, Alva became the Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, thereby becoming the first female to preside over the Rajya Sabha in its history. She served two consecutive terms in Rajya Sabha.
Question 11
Who is the father of Bhoodan movement?
A
Acharya Vinoba Bhave
B
Ch. Charan Singh
C
Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
D
Jai Prakash Narayan
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Bhoodan Movement or Land Gift Movement was a voluntary land reform movement in India. It was initiated by Acharya Vinoba Bhave in 1951 at Pochampally village, which is now in Telangana, and known as Bhoodan Pochampally.
Question 12
Who was India's Constitutional Advisor?
A
B N Rau
B
A K Iyer
C
Bhim rao Ambedkar
D
K M Munshi
Question 12 Explanation: 
B. N. Rau was appointed as the Constitutional Adviser to the Constituent Assembly in formulating the Indian Constitution in 1946. He was responsible for the general structure of its democratic framework of the Constitution and prepared its initial draft in February 1948.
Question 13
What can be the maximum gap between two sessions of Parliament in India?
A
4 Months
B
5 Months
C
6 Months
D
8 Months
Question 13 Explanation: 
Indian Constitution empowers the President to convene the session of Parliament such that there should not be more than six months gap between two consecutive Parliament sessions.
Question 14
Who appoints the judges of Supreme Court?
A
Prime Minister
B
Lok Sabha
C
Rajya Sabha
D
President
Question 14 Explanation: 
The Chief Justice of India and the Judges of the Supreme Court are appointed by the President under clause (2) of Article 124 of the Constitution.
Question 15
Punjab was divided into Punjab and Haryana in the year?
A
1966
B
1967
C
1968
D
1969
Question 15 Explanation: 
After the Punjabi Suba movement, the Indian Punjab and PEPSU were divided into three parts on the basis of language in 1966. Hindi speaking areas (including various dialects) were carved out as Haryana, while the hilly regions and Pahari-speaking areas formed Himachal Pradesh, alongside the current state of Punjab.
Question 16
The original constitution of India was published at:
A
Delhi
B
Srinagar
C
Ajmer
D
Dehradun
Question 16 Explanation: 
The original Constitution of India was handwritten by Prem Behari Narain Raizada in a flowing italic style with beautiful calligraphy. The Constitution was published in Dehradun and photolithographed by the Survey of India.
Question 17
Anti defection law is given in which schedule of Indian Constitution?
A
Second Schedule
B
Tenth Schedule
C
Third Schedule
D
Fourth Schedule
Question 17 Explanation: 
Constitution (Fifty-second Amendment) Act, 1985. Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint. (1) or clause (2) of article 102" shall be substituted. of Parliament if he is so disqualified under the Tenth Schedule.
Question 18
Which of the following has the power to form new states or to change the borders of the states?
A
President
B
Parliament
C
Election Commission
D
Home Minister
Question 18 Explanation: 
Article 3 empowers the parliament to create new states and alter the areas, boundaries or names of existing States by making suitable law.
Question 19
The date of election of the speaker is specified by:
A
President
B
Deputy Speaker
C
Prime Minister
D
Election Commission
Question 19 Explanation: 
The date of election of the Speaker is fixed by the President.
Question 20
Which of the following non members of Parliament has the right to address it?
A
Attorney General Of India
B
Solicitor General Of India
C
Chief Justice of India
D
Chief Election Commissioner
Question 20 Explanation: 
The Attorney General of India is the highest law officer of the country. He is responsible to assist the government in all its legal matters. The President appoints the Attorney General (AG). The person who is appointed should be qualified to be appointed a judge of the Supreme Court.
Question 21
Bills of which of the following categories can be initiated only in Lok Sabha?
A
Ordinary Bill
B
Private Members Bill
C
Money Bill
D
Constitution Amendment
Question 21 Explanation: 
Procedure for a Money Bill: Money Bills can be introduced only in Lok Sabha (the directly elected 'people's house' of the Indian Parliament). Money bills passed by the Lok Sabha are sent to the Rajya Sabha (the upper house of parliament, elected by the state and territorial legislatures or appointed by the president).
Question 22
Where is the headquarters of commissioner for Linguistic Minorities situated?
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Karnataka
C
Tamil Nadu
D
Kolkata
Question 22 Explanation: 
Headquarters of commissioner for Linguistic Minorities is situated in Prayagraj, Uttar pradesh
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