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#  Article 17 of the Constitution of India lays down the provision of abolition of
Untouchability 


#  The duties of a Chief Minister with regard to the furnishing of information to governor are provided in
Article 167 


#  The concept of martial law has been borrowed in India from
The English Common Law 


#  Which amendment to the Constitution has clearly laid down that the President of India is bound to accept the advice given by the Council of Ministers ?
42nd Amendment 


#  The President of India to be elected to his/her office must secure a fixed quota of votes. The quota is based on the formula
Total no. of valid votes polled/1 +1= (2) + 1 


#  The Indian Constitution provides for the establishment of a Consolidated Fund, a Public Account and a Contingency Fund for
each state 


#  In which schedule to the Constitution of India are the forms of oaths or affirmations enshrined?
Third Schedule 


#  Part XX of the Constitution of India covered by Article 368 Mentions
Amendments of the Constitution 



#  The first Backward Class Commission was appointed in 1953 under the chairmanship of
Kaka Kalelkar 


#  In the event of non-enforcement of Directive Principles of State Policy by the Government, a citizen of India can move which court?
None 


#  A Person to be eligible for election as President should have completed the age of
35 years 


#  On Prorogation, the Lok Sabha can be summoned only by
The President of India 


#  In which part of the Constitution is 'The Panchayats' included?
Part IX 


#  Powers, authority and responsibilities of municipalities are laid down in
Schedule Twelfth of the Constitution of India 


#  The suppression of Immoral Traffic in women and Girls Act was passed in
The year 1956 


#  Which Article of the Constitution has declared untouchability in any form as unconstitutional?
Article 17 


#  The pardoning power of the President includes
Pardon, Commutation, Remission, Respite and Reprieve 


#  The District Judges are appointed by
The Governor in Consultation with the High Courts 


#  Which article of the Constitution provides for the authoritative Text of Constitution of India in Hindi Language?
Article 394-A 


#  Concurrent List, freedom of trade, commerce and joint sitting of the two Houses of Parliament are the provisions mentioned in Indian Constitution. They have been borrowed from
Australian Constitution 


#  Dr. B. R. Ambedkar described Directive Principles of State Policy as
Novel features of the Constitution 



#  The constituents of Indian Parliament as mentioned in the Constitution are the
President, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha 


#  The President of India can only ratify (that is, cannot reject or return)
The Constitutional Amendment Bill 


#  The purpose of the inclusion of Directive Principles of State Policy in the Indian Constitution is to establish
Social and Economic Democracy 


#  At present the governor's salary stands at
Rs. 1,10,000 per month 


#  "The State does not owe loyalty to any particular religion as such; it is not irreligious or antireligious; it gives equal freedom to all religions." The definition as given by P. B. Gajendra-gadkar–a former Chief Justice of India is of
Secularism 


#  The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act was passed in
The year 1967