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1. What is the minimum age to become the President of India?

a) 30 years
b) 35 years
c) 40 years
d) 45 years

2. Who appoints the Chief Election Commissioner of India?

a) The Prime Minister of India
b) The Parliament of India
c) The President of India
d) The Supreme Court of India

3. What is the maximum strength of Rajya Sabha?

a) 200 members
b) 250 members
c) 300 members
d) 350 members

4. Who is the first woman Chief Minister of an Indian state?

a) Indira Gandhi (Uttar Pradesh)
b) Jayalalithaa (Tamil Nadu)
c) Sucheta Kripalani (Uttar Pradesh)
d) Mamata Banerjee (West Bengal)

5. How many schedules does the Indian Constitution have?

a) 10 schedules
b) 12 schedules
c) 15 schedules
d) 18 schedules

6. Who is the final authority to interpret the Indian Constitution?

a) The President of India
b) The Prime Minister of India
c) The Parliament of India
d) The Supreme Court of India

7. What is the term of office of the Vice President of India?

a) 3 years
b) 4 years
c) 5 years
d) 6 years

8. What is the maximum number of members that can be nominated by the President to the Rajya Sabha?

a) 8 members
b) 10 members
c) 12 members
d) 15 members

9. Who is known as the “Iron Lady of India”?

a) Sonia Gandhi
b) Mamata Banerjee
c) Indira Gandhi
d) Jayalalithaa

12. What is the minimum voting age in India?

a) 16 years
b) 17 years
c) 18 years
d) 21 years

11. Who has the power to dissolve the Lok Sabha?

a) The Prime Minister of India
b) The Parliament of India
c) The Speaker of Lok Sabha
d) The President of India

12. What is the maximum duration of a proclamation of National Emergency?

a) 1 year
b) 2 years
c) 3 years
d) Indefinite, but it must be approved by the Parliament every six months

13. What is the term of office of a member of the Rajya Sabha?

a) 4 years
b) 5 years
c) 6 years
d) 7 years

14. Who is the ex-officio Chairman of the Rajya Sabha?

a) The Prime Minister of India
b) The Speaker of Lok Sabha
c) The President of India
d) The Vice President of India

15. Who was the first President of India?

a) Jawaharlal Nehru
b) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
c) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
d) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

16. Which article of the Indian Constitution deals with the appointment and removal of the Governor?

a) Article 154
b) Article 155
c) Article 156
d) Article 157

17. Which Constitutional amendment introduced anti-defection laws in India?

a) 42nd Amendment Act, 1976
b) 44th Amendment Act, 1978
c) 52nd Amendment Act, 1985
d) 73rd Amendment Act, 1992

18. What is the term of office of the members of the State Legislative Assembly?

a) 3 years
b) 4 years
c) 5 years
d) 6 years

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19. Who appoints the Governor of a state?

a) The Prime Minister of India
b) The Chief Minister of the respective state
c) The President of India
d) The Chief Justice of India

20. What is the term of office of a member of the Lok Sabha?

a) 3 years
b) 4 years
c) 5 years
d) 6 years

21. Who presides over the joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament?

a) The President of India
b) The Vice President of India
c) The Speaker of Lok Sabha
d) The Prime Minister of India

22. Who was the first female President of India?

a) Sonia Gandhi
b) Pratibha Patil
c) Indira Gandhi
d) Sarojini Naidu

23. What is the minimum age required to become a member of the Rajya Sabha?

a) 25 years
b) 30 years
c) 35 years
d) 40 years

24. What is the maximum strength of Lok Sabha?

a) 530 members
b) 542 members
c) 550 members
d) 552 members

25. Who appoints the Attorney General of India?

a) The Prime Minister of India
b) The Chief Justice of India
c) The President of India
d) The Lok Sabha Speaker

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26. Which article of the Indian Constitution deals with the Right to Education?

a) Article 15
b) Article 21
c) Article 21A
d) Article 22

27. Who is the ex-officio Chairman of the Planning Commission of India?

a) The President of India
b) The Vice President of India
c) The Prime Minister of India
d) The Finance Minister of India

28. Who has the power to make laws on the subjects in the State List?

a) Parliament
b) State Legislature
c) President of India
d) Supreme Court of India

29. What is the qualification required to become a Governor of a state?

a) Must be a citizen of India and must be at least 25 years old
b) Must be a citizen of India and must be at least 30 years old
c) Must be a citizen of India and must be at least 35 years old
d) Must be a citizen of India and must be at least 40 years old

30. What is the tenure of the Chief Justice of India?

a) 3 years
b) 5 years
c) Until the age of 62 years
d) Until the age of 65 years

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31. Which article of the Indian Constitution deals with the abolition of untouchability?

a) Article 14
b) Article 15
c) Article 16
d) Article 17

32. Who has the power to create a new All India Service?

a) The President of India
b) The Prime Minister of India
c) The State Government
d) The Parliament

33. What is the maximum number of members in the Council of Ministers, including the Prime Minister?

a) 10% of the total strength of Lok Sabha
b) 12% of the total strength of Lok Sabha
c) 15% of the total strength of Lok Sabha
d) 20% of the total strength of Lok Sabha

34. Who is the head of the state government?

a) Governor
b) Chief Minister
c) President
d) Prime Minister

35. Who was the first Vice President of India?

a) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
b) Dr. Zakir Husain
c) Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
d) V. V. Giri

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36. What is the maximum number of members in the Legislative Assembly of a state?

a) 200 members
b) 250 members
c) 300 members
d) 500 members

37. Who has the power to summon and prorogue the sessions of the Parliament?

a) The Prime Minister of India
b) The Speaker of Lok Sabha
c) The President of India
d) The Chief Justice of India

38. What is the term of office of a member of the Legislative Council of a state?

a) 4 years
b) 5 years
c) 6 years
d) 7 years

39. Who administers the oath of office to the President of India?

a) The Prime Minister of India
b) The Speaker of Lok Sabha
c) The Chief Justice of India
d) The Vice President of India

40. What is the term of office of the Attorney General of India?

a) 2 years
b) 3 years
c) 4 years
d) No fixed term

41. Which article of the Indian Constitution deals with the establishment of Panchayats?

a) Article 243
b) Article 244
c) Article 245
d) Article 246

42. Who was the first Deputy Prime Minister of India?

a) Jawaharlal Nehru
b) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
c) Morarji Desai
d) Lal Bahadur Shastri

43. What is the term of office of a member of the Legislative Assembly of a state?

a) 3 years
b) 4 years
c) 5 years
d) 6 years

44. Who has the power to declare a financial emergency in India?

a) The Prime Minister of India
b) The Chief Justice of India
c) The President of India
d) The Finance Minister of India

45. What is the qualification required to become a member of the Lok Sabha?

a) Must be a citizen of India and must not be less than 18 years of age
b) Must be a citizen of India and must not be less than 21 years of age
c) Must be a citizen of India, must not be less than 25 years of age, and must possess other qualifications as prescribed by the Parliament
d) Must be a citizen of India, must not be less than 30 years of age, and must possess other qualifications as prescribed by the Parliament

46. Which article of the Indian Constitution deals with the right to equality?

a) Article 14
b) Article 15
c) Article 16
d) Article 14 to 18

47. Who has the power to remove the Vice President of India from his office?

a) The President of India
b) The Prime Minister of India
c) The Supreme Court of India
d) Parliament

48. What is the minimum age required to become a member of the Legislative Council of a state?

a) 25 years
b) 30 years
c) 35 years
d) 40 years

49. What is the minimum age required to become a member of the Legislative Assembly of a state?

a) 21 years
b) 25 years
c) 30 years
d) 35 years

50. Who has the power to dissolve the Legislative Assembly of a state?

a) The Governor
b) The Chief Minister
c) The President of India
d) The Prime Minister of India