Higher Education System MCQs (UGC NET paper 1 FREE Updated Notes 2020)

  1. When was the word ‘Sovereign’ added to the Preamble of our Constitution?

(a) Since its adoption
(b) With 73rd amendment in 1992
(c) With 14th amendment
(d) With 44th amendment in 1976
Ans.  a

  1. Which of the following does not vote in election of the President?

(a) Elected members of the Parliament
(b) Elected members of state legislative assem¬blies
(c) Nominated member of the Rajya Sabha
(d) None of these
Ans. c

  1. Which of the following implies ‘to be certified’?

(a) Mandamus
(b) Certiorari
(c) Habeas Corpus
(d) Prohibition
Ans. b

  1. Who was the President of the Constituent Assembly?

(a) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(b) Lord Ripon
(c) Mahatma Gandhi
(d) M.N. Roy
Ans. a

  1. Our country has a federal system but with a uni¬tary bias. What is the source of this feature?

(a) Irish Constitution
(b) Government of India Act, 1935
(c) Canadian Constitution
(d) French Constitution
Ans. c

  1. The twelfth schedule of the Constitution of India includes provisions related to municipalities. This schedule was added by

(a) 52nd Amendment
(b) 73rd Amendment
(c) 74th Amendment
(d) Not added later, it was already a part of constitution since adoption
Ans. c

  1. Consider the following statements:

(i) Fundamental rights are applicable to citizens as well as foreigners.
(ii) Fundamental duties are not enforceable by court.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
(a) Only (i)
(b) Only (ii)
(c) Both (i) and (ii)
(d) Neither (i) nor (ii)
Ans. b

  1. Which of the following implies ‘by what author¬ity’?

(a) Mandamus
(b) Certiorari
(c) Quo Warranto
(d) Prohibttion
Ans. c

  1. Consider the following statements:

(i) Presidential election in India is based on First- Past-The-Post system.
(ii) For election of State legislative assembly, sin¬gle transferrable vote system is used.
Which of the above statements) is/are not cor¬rect?
(a) Only(i)
(b) Only(ii)
(c) Both (i) and (ii)
(d) Either (i) or (ii)
Ans. c
The Constitution of India was adopted on
(a) 13th December 1950
(b) 24th January 1950
(c) 26th January 1949
(d) 26th November 1949
Ans. d

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