POLITY QUESTIONS SSC CGL SET 16

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POLITY QUESTIONS SSC CGL

POLITY QUESTIONS SSC CGL

1. The Governor General of India at the time of outbreak of First War of Independence, 1857 was –
A)Lord Hardinge
B)Lord Canning
C)Lord Mayo
D)Lord Dufferin

2. Which of the following famines of the 19th century in India has been described as ‘Sea of Calamity’?
A)Bihar Famine of 1873
B)Rajputana Famine of 1868-69
C)Madras Presidency Famine of 1866-67
D)Orissa Famine of 1866-67

3. Which of the following was not a minister in the interim Government formed on September 2, 1946?
A)Jawahar Lal Nehru
B)Liaquat Ali khan
C)Abul Kalam Azad
D)Dr. Rajendra Prasad

4. The first leader to use the word “Swaraj” was –
A)Bal Gangadhar Tilak
B)Lal Lajpat Rai
C)S.C. Bose
D)Mahatma Gandhi

5. The only session of the Indian National Congress presided over by Mahatma Gandhi was –
A)Allahabad Session – 1921
B)Gaya Session- 1922
C)Belgaum Session – 1924
D)Karachi Session – 1930

6. Which one of the following was considered by Lala Lajpat Rai as his political guru?
A)Garibaldi
B)Vivekanand
C)Dadabhai Naoroji
D)Mazzini

7. Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
A)Navjiwan – M.K. Gandhi
B)Swarajya – T. Prakasham
C)Prabhat – N.C. Kelkar
D)Qaumi Awaz – Abul Kalam Azad

8. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the code given below the lists –
List – I
a)Bharat Mitra
b)Rashtramata
c)Prajamitra
d)Nayak

List – II
1. Bengali
2. Gujarati
3. Hindi
4. Marathi

Code:— a    b    c    d
            A)1    2    4    3
            B)2    3    1    4
            C)3    4    2    1
            D)4    1    3    2

9. The first European to be elected as President of the Indian National Congress was –
A)A.O. Hume
B)George Yule
C)Alfred Webb
D)Annie Besant

10. In which of the following Sessions of Indian National Congress, Mahatma Gandhi was apprised of the problems of Champaran peasants?
A)Benaras Session, 1905
B)Calcutta Session, 1906
C)Surat Session, 1907
D)Lucknow Session, 1916

11. Which one of the following Viceroys of India was murdered by a convict in Andaman and Nicobar Islands while he was on tour?
A)Lord Ripon
B)Lord Curzon
C)Lord Mayo
D)Lord Minto

12. Subhas Chandra Bose announced the establishment of provisional Government of free India on –
A)21st October, 1943
B)22nd October, 1943
C)23rd October, 1943
D)24th October, 1943

13. Sharda Act fixed the minimum age of marriage of girls and boys respectively as –
A)12 years and 16 years
B)14 years and 18 years
C)15 years and 21 years
D)16 years and 22 years

14. Who is regarded as the father of Indian Nationalism?
A)Gopal Krishna Gokhale
B)Bal Gangadhar Tilak
C)Surendranath Banerjee
D)None of the above

15. Who presides over the joint sitting of the two houses of Parliament?
A)President of India
B)Chairman of Rajya Sabha
C)Speaker of Lok Sabha
D)Prime Minister

16. Which of the following is not a constitutional body?
A)Finance Commission
B)Public Service Commission
C)Planning Commission
D)Election Commission

17. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the code given below the lists –
List – I
a)Part XV of the Constitution
b)Part XVI of the Constitution
c)Part XVII of the Constitution
d)Part XVIII of the Constitution

List – II
1.Emergency Provision
2.Official Language
3.Special provision regarding certain classes
4.Elections

Code:— a    b    c    d
            A)3    4    1    2
            B)4    3    2    1
            C)1    2    3    4
            D)2    1    4    3

18. Who among the following is the head of Indian Republic?
A)President of India
B)Prime Minister of India
C)Cabinet
D)Political head along with the council of Ministers

19. Which one of the following is not the objective of the Directive Principles of State Policy?
A)To establish a welfare State
B)To ensure socio-economic justice
C)To establish a religious State
D)To establish a secular State

20. Constitution of India came into effect from ?
A)15 January, 1950
B)26 January, 1950
C)15 August, 1950
D)15 January, 1950

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