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Important Polity Questions for SSC CPO Exam : Indian Polity is a kind of system which is followed in India for governing the nation. It consists of a judicial system like a unitary system of Judiciary which consists of Supreme Court, High Court and Subordinate Court. Questions on these are commonly asked in every SSC Exam and Railway exam. To help you with your preparation, we have provided you with important polity questions with answers which are important from the examination point of view.


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Important Polity Questions Overview

Q1) Who among the following recommend to the  Parliament for the abolition of Legislative council in state?

a) The President of India
b) The Governor of that State
c) The Legislative Assembly of that state
d) The Council of Ministers 

Answer: “c” – The Legislative Assembly of that state

Q2) The Legal Advisor to the State Government is known as:

a) Solicitor General
b) Advocate General
c) Attorney General
d) Chief Justice of High Court

Answer: “b” – Advocate General

Q3) Provisions regarding Municipalities and Panchayats were made in the constitution in which year?

a) 1991
b) 1992
c) 1993
d) None of these

Answer: “c” – 1993

Q4) The first speaker against whom a motion of no-confidence was moved in Lok Sabha was-

a) H.S Hegde
b) Acharya Kriplani
c) Balram Jhakhar
d) G.V Mavlankar

Answer: “d” – G.V Mavlankar

Q5) Who holds the power to increase the number of Judges in Supreme Court

a) Chief Justice of India
b) Parliament
c) Council of Ministers
d) The President

Answer: “b” – Parliament

Q6) The Supreme Court enjoys ___________.

a) Original Jurisdiction
b) Appellate Jurisdiction
c) Advisory Jurisdiction
d) All of the above

Answer: “d” – All of the above

Q7) To be recognized as a National Party, a political party must be recognized party in at least how many states?

a) 3
b) 4
c) 6
d) 8

Answer: “b” – 4

Q8) Andhra Pradesh was created in which year?

a) 1 October 1950
b) 1 January 1953
c) 1 October 1953
1 November 1953

Answer: “c” – 1 October 1953

Q9) What is the minimum age for being elected as the President of India?

a) 40 Years
b) 35 Years
c) 30 Years
d) 25 Years

Answer: “b” – 35 Years

Q10) Which part of the Indian Constitution deals with Union Territories?

a) Part VII
b)  Part VIII
c) Part VI
d) Part IX

Answer: “b” – Part VIII

Q11) Which of the following committee suggested to incorporate fundamental duties in the constitution?

a) Dalwai Committee
b) Raghavan Committee
c) Swaran Singh Committee
d) Narasimhan Committee

Answer: “c” – Swaran Singh Committee

Q12) The Chief Justice and other Judges of High Court are appointed by which of the following?

a) Prime Minister
b) Chief Minister
c) Governor
d) President

Answer: “d” – President

Q13) On which of the following ground can a judge of the Supreme Court be impeached?

1) Violation of the Constitution
2) Proved misbehavior
3) Incapacity to act as judge

Select the correct answer from the below-given options:
a) 1 Only
b) 1 & 2 Only
c) All of the above
d) 2 & 3 Only

Answer: “d”  – 2 & 3 Only

Q14)  The number of ministers including the Prime Minister shall not exceed?

a) 20% members of the Lok Sabha
b) 10% members of the Lok Sabha
c) 15% members of the Lok Sabha
d) 25% members of the Lok Sabha

Answer: “c” – 15% members of the Lok Sabha

Q15) Who among the following enjoys the highest ceremonial protocol, as per the table of precedence?

a) Cabinet Ministers of the Union
b) Holders of Bharat Ratna
c) Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha
d) Judges of the Supreme Court of India

Answer: “a” – Cabinet Ministers of the Union

Q16) _____________ was the Prime Minister of India during “The Emergency” between the year 1975 & 1977?

a) Rajiv Gandhi
b) Morarji Desai
c) Charan Singh
d) Indira Gandhi

Answer: “d” – Indira Gandhi

Q17) Which schedule of the constitution of India contains the format of oaths to be taken by different constitutional functionaries?

a) 2nd Schedule
b) 5th Schedule
c) 3rd Schedule
d) 4th Schedule

Answer: “c” – 3rd Schedule

Q18) According to the constitution of India, ___________ members from the Anglo-Indian community can be nominated to the Lok Sabha by the President?

a) Three
b) Two
c) Five
d) Six

Answer: “b” – Two

Q19) By which legislation were India and Pakistan divided into two independent nations?

a) India Independence Act 1947
b) Pakistan Partition Act 1947
c) Pakistan Independence Act 1947
d) India Partition Act 1947

Answer: “a” –  India Independence Act 1947

Q20) ________ article of the constitution of India provisions for the reservation of seats for scheduled casts and scheduled tribes in the house of people?

a) Article 330
b) Article 321
c) Article 335
d) Article 325

Answer: “a” – Article 330

Q21) Which of the following is not a fundamental right as per the Indian Constitution?

(a) Right to Education
(b) Right to Information
(c) Right to Speech
(d) Right to Life

Correct Answer:“b”

Q22) Who is custodian of the Indian Constitution?

(a) President of India
(b) Chief Justice of India
(c) Prime Minister of India
(d) Chairman of Rajya Sabha

Correct Answer: “b”

Q23) Constituent Assembly of India was formulated on the recommendation of :

(a) Wavell Plan
(b) Cripps Mission
(c) August Offer
(d) CabinetMission

Correct Answer: “d”

Q24) Which of the following is an essential element of the state?

(a) Sovereignty
(b) Government
(c) Territory
(d) All these

Correct Answer:“d”

Q25) Which has become a legal right under 44th Amendment?

(a) Right to Education
(b) Right to Property
(c) Right to Judicial Remedies
(d) Right to work

Correct Answer: “b”

Q26)By which Constitution Amendment Act, Right to Property ceased to remain a fundamental right?

(a) 44th
(b) 42nd
(c) 43rd
(d) 45th

Correct Answer: “b”

Q27)Who presides over the Joint Session of Indian Parliament?

(a) Chairperson of Rajya Sabha
(b) Senior most Member of Parliament
(c) Speaker of Lok Sabha
(d) President of India

Correct Answer: “c”

Q28)Under which Article of the Constitution of India, can the fundamental rights of the members of the Armed Forces be specifically restricted?

(a) Article 21
(b) Article 25
(c) Article 33
(d) Article 19

Correct Answer: “c”

Q29)Which Article of the Indian Constitution did Dr B. R. Ambedkar term as the “Heart and Soul of the Indian Constitution”?

(a) Article 356
(b) Article 32
(c) Article 14
(d) Article 19

Correct Answer: “b”

Q30)Who was the first to use the term ‘State’?

(a) Aristotle
(b) Machiavelli
(c) Hobbes
(d) Plato

Correct Answer:“b”

Q31)Who is the Chairman of the 20th Law Commission?

(a) JusticeK.G. Balakrishnan
(b) Justice D. K. Jain
(c) Justice Usha Mehra
(d) Justice J. S. Verma

Correct Answer:“b”

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What is the SSC CPO Exam Pattern?
SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam consists of 4 sections :

a. General Intelligence and Reasoning
b. General Knowledge and General Awareness
c. Quantitative Aptitude
d. English Comprehension
Total Marks is 200 and time limit is 2 hours.

What is the syllabus of SSC CPO General Knowledge section?

General Knowledge section of SSC CPO exam contains the following topics :
General awareness of the environment, Knowledge of current events, Matters of everyday observation, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity,
Indian Constitution, Scientific Research

How much weightage does General Knowledge section carry in SSC CPO?

General Knowledge and General Awareness contains 50 questions worth a total of 50 marks in SSC CPO Tier – 1.


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