GoGet IAS Daily Quiz ForPrelims 2017

Posted : 18/05/2017

  1. Consider the following statements:
  1. The Constitution makes distinction between citizens by birth and a naturalized citizen with regard to qualification or eligibility to contest an election to the State legislature or Parliament.
  2. Constitution does not bar naturalized citizens from being a candidate at an election, provided he possesses required qualification.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2


2. As far as the Armed Forces are concerned, the Fundamental Rights granted under Articles 14 and 19 of constitution are:

  1. Not available at all
  2. Available to the Armed forces but not to other forces
  3. Available only at the discretion of the Chief of the Army staff
  4. Available only according to law made by parliament.


3. The dual system of administration in Bengal was introduced by which of the following Governors?

  1. Robert Clive
  2. Lord Wellesley
  3. Dupleix
  4. Warren Hastings


4. Subsidiary Alliance is a kind of protectorate relationship between the British and princely states. This was first accepted by which of the following Indian powers?

  1. Maratha
  2. Mysore
  3. Hyderabad
  4. Jhansi


5. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

    1. Equality before law: Guaranteed to both citizens and non-citizens
    2. Altering the name of a state: Power of a state legislature
    3. Creating a new State: Power of Parliament
    4. Equality of opportunity: Guaranteed only to Indian citizens.


6. Which one of the following Directive Principles was not originally provided for the Constitution of India?

  1. Citizen’s right to an adequate means of livelihood
  2. Free Legal Aid
  3. Free and compulsory education to children under 14 years of age
  4. Prohibition of the slaughter of cows and calves


7. With the defeat in the Third Battle of Panipat in 1761, which Indian power’s dream of ruling from Delhi was shattered?

  1. Hyderabad
  2. Mysore
  3. Maratha
  4. Awadh


8. Protection of lakes is an objective expressly stated in which one of the following

  1. Fundamental Duties
  2. Directive Principles of State Policy
  3. Fundamental Rights
  4. Eleventh Schedule to the Constitution


9. Who instituted Scientific Society in 1863 to create a scientific temperament among the Muslims and to make Western knowledge available to Indians in their own language?

  1. Mohammad Iqbal
  2. Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
  3. Karim Ali
  4. Mohammad Ali Jinnah


10. Which one of the following writs is issued by an appropriate judicial body in order to free a person who has been illegally detained?

  1. Quo Warranto
  2. Mandamus
  3. Certiorari
  4. Habeas Corpus

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