Political Science MCQ Questions with Answers

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Here are some of the important Indian Polity Objective Questions for Competitive Exams like SSC, IBPS, UPSC, and other exams.

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1. Name the body which framed the Constitution of Independent India?

A) Drafting Committee

B) Constituent Assembly

C) Union Constitution Committee

D) A Working Committee

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Answer: A) Drafting Committee

The Drafting Committee was set up on 29th August 1947 under the chairmanship Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. It took 2 years 11 months and 18 days to frame the constitution.

2. Initially how many members were the part of the Constituent Assembly?

A) 275

B) 325

C) 389

D) 292

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Answer: C) 389

The Constituent Assembly consisted of 389 members.

Provinces- 292

Sates- 93

The Chief Commissioner Provinces- 3 Baluchistan- 1

3. What was the number of articles at the time of commencement of the constitution?

A) 389

B) 448

C) 395

D) 255

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Answer: C) 395

At the time of commencement of the constitution, there were 395 articles, 22 parts, and 8 schedules. Now at present, there are 448 articles in 25 parts and 12 schedules.

4. Which of the following Schedules of the Constitution of India deals with matters like the formation of a new State?

A) First Schedule

B) Second Schedule

C) Third Schedule

D) Fourth Schedule

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Answer: A) First Schedule

Schedule First of the Indian Constitution deals with the subject matters of the Indian States and the Union Territories. Initially, the constitution had 395 articles in 22 parts and 8 schedules. Now at present, the Constitution of India has 448 articles in 25 parts and 12 schedules.

5. Which house is called the Upper house of the parliament?

A) Lok Sabha

B) Rajya Sabha

C) Vidhan Sabha

D) Both A and B

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Answer: B) Rajya Sabha

Rajya Sabha is called the upper house of the parliament. The maximum members allowed in the Rajya Sabha is 250 (238+12).

6. The members of the Rajya Sabha are elected for a time period of-

A) 4 years

B) 5 years

C) 6 years

D) Not defined

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Answer: C) 6 years

The members are elected for a period of 6 years. Every 2-year 1/3rd members retire from the house.