MCQ On The Constitutional Development of India : Indian Polity and Governance Set 2

MCQ On The Constitutional Development of India

Question 1: Who gave the idea of a Constituent Assembly firstly for the formation of Constitution for India?

(A) Swaraj Party in 1934

(B) Congress Party in 1936

(C) Muslim League in 1942

(D) All Parties conference in 1946

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(A) Swaraj Party in 1934

Question 2: Which one among the following is an incorrect statement about the Constituent Assembly?

(A) It worked with the help of a large number of committees, the most important among them being the Drafting Committee

(B) Minority communities like Christians, Anglo-Indians and Parsis were adequately represented in the Assembly

(C) It was elected on the basis of universal adult franchise

(D) Its electoral process was based on the sixth schedule of the Act of 1935 which allowed for a restricted franchise based on tax, property and educational qualification

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(C) It was elected on the basis of universal adult franchise

Question 3: How were the members of Constituent Assembly elected?

(A) Directly by public

(B) Nominated by Congress

(C) Nominated by Indian ruler

(D) By Provincial assemblies

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(D) By Provincial assemblies

Question 4: Members of constituent assembly, who drafted the Constitution of India, were

(A) Nominated by British Parliament

(B) Nominated by GovernorGeneral

(C) Elected by legislative assemblies of various provinces

(D) Elected by Indian National Congress and Muslim League

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(C) Elected by legislative assemblies of various provinces

Question 5: With reference to Indian History, the Members of the Constituent Assembly from the Provinces were

(A) Directly elected by the people of those Provinces

(B) Nominated by the Indian National Congress and the Muslim League

(C) Elected by the Provincial Legislative Assemblies

(D) Selected by the government for their expertise in constitutional matters

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(C) Elected by the Provincial Legislative Assemblies

Question 6: Who was the first elected Chairman of Constituent Assembly?

(A) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

(B) Dr. Sachchidanand Sinha

(C) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

(D) Dr. S. Radhakrishnan

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(C) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

Question 7: Who chaired the first meeting of Constituent Assembly?

(A) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

(B) Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar

(C) Dr. Sachchidanand Sinha

(D) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

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(C) Dr. Sachchidanand Sinha

Question 8: The resolution for giving a Constitution to India was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on

(A) 22 January, 1946

(B) 22 January, 1947

(C) 20 February, 1947

(D) 26 July, 1946

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(B) 22 January, 1947

Question 9: Who was the President of the Constituent Assembly of Independent India? 

(A) Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar

(B) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

(C) C. Rajagopalachari

(D) K. M. Munshi

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(B) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

Question 10: Constituent Assembly of India was established on

(A) 10 June, 1946

(B) 9 December, 1946

(C) 26 November, 1949

(D) 26 December, 1949

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(B) 9 December, 1946

Question 11: Who proposed the Preamble before the Drafting Committee of the Constitution?

(A) Jawaharlal Nehru

(B) B.R. Ambedkar

(C) B.N. Rao

(D) Mahatma Gandhi

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(A) Jawaharlal Nehru

Question 12: Who of the following presented the objectives resolution?

(A) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

(B) Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

(C) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

(D) Dr. C.D. Deshmukh

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(B) Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

Question 13: How many Sessions of the Indian Constituent Assembly were conducted for the formulation of Indian Constitution? 

(A) 7

(B) 9

(C) 12

(D) 15

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(C) 12

Question 14: How much time the Constituent Assembly took to frame the Constitution of India? 

(A) 2 years, 11 months, 18 days

(B) 2 years, 7 months, 23 days

(C) 3 years, 4 months, 14 days

(D) 3 years, 11 months, 5 days

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(A) 2 years, 11 months, 18 days

Question 15: Who among the following was the chairman of the Union Constitution Committee of the Constituent Assembly?

(A) B.R. Ambedkar

(B) J.B. Kripalani

(C) Jawaharlal Nehru

(D) Alladi Krishnaswami Iyer

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(C) Jawaharlal Nehru

Question 16: Who was the Chairman of the Provincial Constitution Committee of the Constituent Assembly?

(A) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

(B) Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

(C) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

(D) Sardar Patel

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(D) Sardar Patel

Question 17: Who was the Chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Indian Constitution? 

(A) Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar

(B) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

(C) Sachchidanand Sinha

(D) C. Rajagopalachari

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(A) Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar

Question 18: Who amongst the following was not a member of the Drafting Committee of the Constitution?

(A) Mohammad Sadullah

(B) K.M. Munshi

(C) A.K. Iyer

(D) Jawaharlal Nehru

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(D) Jawaharlal Nehru

Question 19: Who was the Chairman of Advisory Committee on Fundamental Rights and Minorities constituted by the Constituent Assembly?

(A) Pandit Nehru

(B)Sardar Patel

(C) B.N. Rao

(D) Ambedkar

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(B)Sardar Patel

Question 20: The Drafting Committee of the Constituent Assembly under Dr. B. R. Ambedkar had how many other members? 

(A) 7

(B) 6

(C) 5

(D) 4

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(B) 6

Question 21: The Constituent Assembly set up a Drafting Committee under the Chairmanship of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on 

(A) 13th December, 1946

(B) 22nd January, 1947

(C) 3rd June, 1947

(D) 29th August, 1947

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(D) 29th August, 1947

Question 22: Who was the Constitutional Advisor at the time of the formation of the Constitution? 

(A) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

(B) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

(C) B.N. Rao

(D) K.M. Munshi

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(C) B.N. Rao

Question 23: The first draft of the Constitution was prepared by

(A) B.R. Ambedkar

(B) B.N. Rao

(C) K. Santhanam

(D) K.M. Munshi

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(B) B.N. Rao

Question 24: When did the Constituent Assembly adopt the National Flag?

(A) 22 July, 1947

(B) 23 July, 1947

(C) 25 July, 1947

(D) 15 August, 1947

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(A) 22 July, 1947

Question 25: Who was the Chairman of the National Flag Committee?

(A) C. Rajagopalachari

(B) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

(C) J.B. Kripalani

(D) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

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(B) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

Question 26: When was the third reading of the Indian Constituent Assembly started?

(A) 17th November 1949

(B) 14th November 1948

(C) 25th November 1948

(D) 25th November 1949

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(A) 17th November, 1949

Question 27: The Constitution of India was completed on 

(A) January 26, 1950

(B) November 26, 1949

(C) February 11, 1948

(D) None of the above is correct

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(B) November 26, 1949

Question 28: Indian Constitution was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on

(A) 26 November, 1949

(B) 15 August, 1949

(C) 2 October, 1949

(D) 15 November, 1949

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(A) 26 November, 1949

Question 29:Constitution of India came in force on 

(A) 26 January, 1950

(B) 23 January, 1950

(C) 15 August, 1947

(D) 26 December, 1949

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(A) 26 January, 1950

Question 30: January 26 was selected as the date for the inauguration of the Constitution, because

(A) The Congress had observed it as the Independence Day in 1930

(B) On that day the Quit India Movement was started in 1942

(C) It was considered to be an auspicious day

(D) None of the above

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(A) The Congress had observed it as the Independence Day in 1930