26. Which of the following Articles describes the person voluntarily acquiring citizenship of a foreign State not to be citizens?
(a) Article 5
(b) Article 7
(c) Article 8
(d) Article 9
27. Article 6 enshrines the provision conferring Rights of citizenship of certain persons who have migrated to India from Pakistan. Which one of the following provisions is incorrect?
(a) He or either of his parents or any of his grand-parents was born in India as defined in the
Government of India Act, 1935
(b) Such person has so migrated before 19 July, 1948
(c) Such person has so migrated on or after the 19 July, 1948, he has been registered as a
(d) Such person has got married in India
28. Details on how citizenship may be acquired and terminated are enumerated in:
(a) Part II of the Constitution
(b) the Citizenship Act, 1955
(c) Schedule I of the Constitution
(d) various enactments by Parliament
29. Indian citizenship of a person can be terminated if:
1. a person voluntarily acquires the citizenship of some other country.
2. a person who has become a citizen through registration is sentenced to imprisonment for
not less than 10 years within five years of his registration.
3. the Government of India is satisfied that citizenship was obtained by fraud.
4. a person who is a citizen by birth indulges in trade with an enemy country during war.
(a) I and III
(b) I, II and III
(c) I, III and IV
(d) I, II, III and IV
30. A person can become a citizen of India even if born outside India if his/her:
(a) father is a citizen of India
(b) mother is a citizen of India
(c) father is a citizen of India at the time of the person’s birth
(d) father or mother is a citizen of India at the time of the person’s birth
31. To acquire citizenship by registration a person must have been resident in India for ______ immediately before making an application:
(b) one year
(c) three years
(d) five years
32. Which of the following rights was described by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar as ‘The Heart and Soul of the Constitution’ ?
(a) Right of Freedom of Religion
(b) Right to Property
(c) Right to Equality
(d) Right to Constitutional Remedies
33. Which of the following Fundamental Rights is also available to a foreigner on the soil of India?
(a) Equality of opportunity in the matter of public employment
(b) Freedoms of movement, residence and profession
(c) Protection from discrimination on grounds only of religion, race, caste or sex
(d) Protection of life and personal liberty against action without the authority of law
34. With reference to the Constitution of India, which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
(a) Stock Exchange State List
(b) Forest Concurrent List
(c) Insurance Union List
(d) Marriage and Divorce Concurrent List
35. On whom does the Constitution confer special responsibility for the enforcement of Fundamental Rights?
(b) Supreme Court
(d) State legislature
36. According to Article 23, the following are prohibited:
(a) traffic in human beings, beggary, slavery and bonded labour
(b) monopoly of trade
(c) sale of incenses
(d) visit to terrorist infected areas
37. Articles 20-22 relate to the fundamental right to life and personal liberty. These rights are available to:s
(a) citizens and non-citizens
(b) natural persons as well as artificial persons
(c) citizen only
(d) all persons who have juristic personality
38. Which one of the following has been dropped from the list of personal freedoms enshrined in Article 19 of the Constitution?
(a) Freedom to assemble peacefully without arms
(b) Freedom to acquire, hold and dispose of property
(c) Freedom to reside and settle in any part of the country
(d) Freedom to carry on any profession, occupation; trade or business
39. Once the proclamation of emergency is made, the right of a citizen to move to the Supreme Court for the enforcement of his fundamental right is suspended by the:
(a) Prime Minister of India
(b) President of India
(c) Speaker of Lok Sabha
(d) Chief Justice of Supreme Court
40. Under Article 368, Parliament has no power to repeal Fundamental Rights because they are:
(a) enshrined in Part III of the Constitution
(b) human rights
(c) transcendental rights
(d) part of bask structure of essential framework of the Constitution
41. Which of the following statements is/are not indicative of the difference between Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles?
I. Directive Principles are aimed at promoting social welfare, while Fundamental Rights are for
protecting individuals from State encroachment.
II. Fundamental Rights are limitations on State action, while Directive Principles are positive
instructions for the Government to work towards a just socioeconomic order.
III. Fundamental Rights were included in the original Constitution, but Directive Principles were
added by the first Amendment.
IV. Fundamental Rights are amendable, but Directive Principles cannot be amended.
(a) I and II
(b) II and III
(c) III and IV
(d) I, II and III
42. The enforcement of Directive Principles depends most on :
(a) the Courts
(b) an effective opposition in Parliament
(c) resources available to the Government
(d) public cooperation
43. In the Constitution, opportunities for the development of scientific temper, humanism and spirit of inquiry and reform are found in :
(a) Fundamental Rights
(c) Fundamental Futies
(d) Directive Principles
44. The Fundamental Duties of Indian citizens were provided by :
(a) an amendment of the Constiution
(b) a judgement of the Supreme Court
(c) an order issued by the President
(d) a Legislation adopted by the Parliament
45. Which of the following is correct about the Fundamental Duties?
I. These are not enforceable.
II. They are primarily moral duties.
III. They are not related to any legal rights.
(a) I, II and III
(b) I and III
(c) II and III
(d) I and II
46. The total number of Fundamental Duties mentioned in the Constitution is :
47. Fundamental duties enacted in Part IV A of the Constitution are:
(a) enforceable duties and Parliament can impose penalties or punishments for the noncompliance
(b) like Directive Principles that : are mandates to people
(c) like Fundamental Rights that are enforceable
(d) no more than meant to create psychological consciousness among the citizens and of
48. Fundamental duties have been added in the Constitution by 42nd Amendment Act, 1976 in accordance with the recommendations of:
(a) Santhanam Committee
(b) Sarkaria Committee
(c) Swaran Singh Committee
(d) Indira Gandhi Committee
49. Respect for the National Flag and National Anthem is:
(a) Fundamental Right of every citizen
(b) Fundamental Duty of every citizen
(c) Directive Principle of State policy
(d) ordinary duty of every citizen
50. The Fundamental Duties:
I. were introduced by the 44th Amendment.
II. are incorporated in Part Ill-A.
III. are not justiciable.
(a) I and II
(b) I and III
(c) II and III
(d) III only