Constitution - GS questions based on daily current affairs

1)   Which of the following is/ are true?

1) The President is not answerable to any court for the exercise and performance of the powers and duties of his office.
2) In case of the President’s Rule in a state, the Supreme Court can ask the Governor for the grounds of recommendation of the President’s Rule.

a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Both 1 and 2
d. None of the above
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Only 1


  • Article 361 (1) of the Constitution gives the President and the Governor protection from legal action.
  • No civil proceedings in which relief is claimed against the governor can be instituted in any court during his term of office.
  • The Supreme Court recently gave notice to Arunachal Pradesh Governor J.P. Rajkhowa to respond why he recommended President’s rule in the sensitive border State. But owing to Article 36(1), the SC recalled the notice, citing it as a mistake.

2)   By which of the following constitutional article, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Orissa are obliged to appoint minister for welfare of the Scheduled Castes and backward classes?

a. Article 164
b. Article 330
c. Article 332
d. Article 165
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Article 164

Article 164

State of Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Orissa, there shall be a Minister in charge of tribal welfare who may in addition be in charge of the welfare of the Scheduled Castes and backward classes or any other work.

3)   Which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. The Indian Constitution specifically bans human trafficking by Article 23.
2. Indian constitution does not allow citizens of India from accepting any title from any foreign State.

a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Both
d. None
Answer  Explanation 


- Article 18 is related to abolition of titles.
- It prohibits citizen of India from accepting any title from any foreign State.
- No person who is not a citizen of India shall, while he holds any office of profit or trust under the State, accept without the consent of the President any title from any foreign State.

4)   The Constitution was adopted by the India Constituent Assembly on -

a. 26th January 1950
b. 26th November 1948
c. 26th November 1949
d. 15th June 1948
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 26th November 1949

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that November 26 would be observed as the ‘Constitution Day’

All schools will celebrate the ‘Samvidhan Divas’ as a step towards spreading awareness about the life of its chief architect B R Ambedkar.

The Constitution was adopted on November 26, 1949, while it came into force on 26 January, 1950. “26th November will be marked as Constitution Day.

5)   According to Indian constitution, who is authorized to declare particular area as Scheduled Areas?

a. National Commission for Scheduled Castes
b. National Commission for Scheduled Tribes
c. National Human right Commission
d. President of India
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: President of India

The term 'Scheduled Areas' has been defined in the Indian Constitution as "such areas as the President may by order declare to be Scheduled Areas"according to Fifth Schedule of the Constitution.

6)   Which of the constitutional schedule covers validation of certain acts and regulations pertaining to land reform?

a. Seventh schedule
b. Ninth schedule
c. Tenth schedule
d. Twelvth schedule
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Ninth schedule

No explanation is available for this question!

7)   Who is authorized to decide a dispute regarding election of vice president?

a. President
b. Supreme Court
c. Election Commissioner
d. President in constitution with Election Commission
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Supreme Court

Representation of the People (Amendment) Act, 1966, which abolished the election tribunals and transferred the election petitions to the high courts whose orders can be appealed to Supreme Court. However, election disputes regarding the election of President and Vice-President are directly heard by the Supreme Court.

8)   Who called Article 32 as the very soul of the constitution and the very heart of it?

a. Jawharlal Nehru
b. Babasaheb Ambedkar
c. Sardar Patel
d. Rajendra Prasad
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Babasaheb Ambedkar

Article 32 which provide remedies to the violated fundamental rights of a citizen.

9)   Match the following

1. Union Powers Committee --------------------------- i. Babasaheb Ambedkar

2. Advisory Committee on Fundamental Rights, Minorities and Tribal and Excluded Areas --------------------------------------------- ii.Rajendra Prasad

3. Ad hoc Committee on the National Flag ------------ iii. Jawaharlal Nehru

4. Union Constitution Committee -------------------------- iv. Vallabhbhai Patel

5. Drafting Committee ----------------------------------------- v. Jawaharlal Nehru

a. 1-i, 2-ii, 3-v, 4-iii, 5-iv
b. 1-ii, 2-v, 3-i, 4-iv, 5-iii
c. 1-v, 2-iv, 3-ii, 4-iii, 5-i
d. 1-iii, 2-iv, 3-ii, 4-v, 5-i
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 1-iii, 2-iv, 3-ii, 4-v, 5-i

No explanation is available for this question!