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Thursday, November 20, 2014

UPSC QUIZ: Indian Polity & Constitution - 20 Nov 2014

1. The words "Satyameva Jayate", inscribed on the National Emblem,are taken from _______________________.
[C]Mundaka Upanishad

2. The provisions relating to the fundamental rights in the constitution of India ______________________.
[A]Cannot be amended
[B]Can be amended by a simple majority in the Parliament
[C]Can be amended by a two thirds majority in the Parliament
[D]Can be amended by a two thirds majority of the members present and voting in the Parliament and ratified by a majority of the State Legislatures

3. Under the provisions of Right to Freedom of religion are included _______________________.
[A]Right to propagate religion
[B]Right to the Sikhs to wear and carry 'Kripan'
[C]Right of the state to legislate for social reforms
[D]All of the above

4. An individual accused of an offence cannot be compelled to be a witness against himself, which article of the Indian constitution provides for this?
[A]Article 22
[B]Article 20
[C]Article 25
[D]Article 50

5. Consider the following statements about the' Right to Information Act, 2005' and select the one which is not provided for or specially exempted?
[A]An aplicant making request for information will have to give reasons for seeking information
[B]It is not applicable in the state of Jammu and Kashmir
[C]Removal of Chief Information Officer
[D]Every Information Commissioner shall hold office for a term of 5 years or till the age of 65 years whichever is earlier