Thursday, October 30, 2014

Polity and Constitution MCQ Quiz - 30 Oct 2014

1. What is the primary function of the Finance Commission in India?
[A]To prepare the annual budget
[B]To advise the President on financial matters
[C]To distribute revenue between the Centre and the State
[D]To allocate funds to various ministries of the Union and State Governments

2. Which Article of the Constitution provides that it shall be the endeavour of every state to provide adequate facility for instruction in the mother tongue at the primary stage of education?
[A]Article 350-A
[B]Article 349
[C]Article 351
[D]Article 347

3. Which one of the following duties is not performed by Comptroller and Auditor general of India?
[A]To control the receipt and issue of public money, and to ensure that the public revenue is lodged in the exchequer
[B]To audit and report on all expenditure from the Consolidated Fund of India
[C]To audit and report on all expenditure from the Contingency Funds and Public Accounts
[D]To audit and report on all trading, manufacturing, profit and loss accounts

4. Which one of the following statements correctly describes the Fourth Schedule of the Constitution of India?
[A]Deals with anti-defection act
[B]It lists the distribution of powers between the Union and the states
[C]It allocates seats in the Council of States
[D]It contains the languages listed in the Constitution

5. If a new state of the Indian Union is to be created, which one of the following schedules of the Constitution must be amended?