Common General Knowledge Questions and Answers
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The Indian Constitution and Union Executive have various roles and responsibilities which are important in Indian Polity. In competitive exams like UPSC IAS Prelims, Banking, SSC, RRB as well as in Mains Exam, Indian Polity is always part of the paper. Every year, 15 to 20 questions come in UPSC IAS Prelims Exam from these topics. This Multiple Choice Common General Knowledge Questions and Answers Quiz is on Sources of Indian constitution, Presidents and Vice-President of India. The questions revolve around the provisions, sources, functions, elections, terms of office, powers, etc. They are mostly factual to sharpen your memory.
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Q1. India has seen only one Dalit President till now. Who was he?CorrectIncorrect
Q2. Who is known as the best nuclear scientist in India?CorrectIncorrect
Q3. Teacher’s day is celebrated to honor which President of Inda?CorrectIncorrect
Q4. Which of the following president received the Bharat Ratna Award for providing excellent service to the country?CorrectIncorrect
Q5. Who appoints the Chief justice of India?CorrectIncorrect
Q6. Who was the first Vice president of India?CorrectIncorrect
Q7. How many Vice president has India seen till now?CorrectIncorrect
Q8. Which article of the Indian Constitution makes it compulsory to have a Vice president?CorrectIncorrect
Q9. Who is the current Vice president of India?CorrectIncorrect
Q10. Who among the following holds the second-highest office in India?CorrectIncorrect
Q11. Which of the following is true about Dr. Zakir Hussain –CorrectIncorrect
Q12. Antyodaya Yojana” is a scheme to uplift the poor. It is an initiative by which vice president of Idia?CorrectIncorrect
Q13. Who was the first Muslim Chief Justice of India?CorrectIncorrect
Q14. Who was the first vice president who did not serve as a president of India after completing his term?CorrectIncorrect
Q15. Which of the following statements are true regarding the Vice-President –CorrectIncorrect
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The constitution of India was adopted on 26 November 1949. At that time it had 395 articles and 8 schedules. The drafting committee had many Indian entities who worked for the National Freedom Movement. Many important features and events of the Indian Constitution and polity have their roots in the legal framework and administration laid down in different countries.
They are the British Constitution, the US Constitution, the French Constitution, the Irish Constitution, The Constitution of Canada, Australia, South Africa, Germany, Japan, and GOI ( 1935 ).
The president is head of the country elected by the electoral college of India. India has seen 14 presidents from 1947 to 2020. The first president was dr. Rajendra Prasad and the current president is Ram Nath Kovind. President is an important part of the Indian Executive.
The Vice president is the second-highest office in India. He becomes the acting president of India in absence of the President. The electoral college including both the houses of parliament votes for the candidate. India has thirteen vice presidents until now. The first vice president was Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan and the current vice president is Venkaiah Naidu.
This Common General Knowledge Questions and Answers quiz should help you to understand the Indian Polity better. It is straightforward and will summon up the topics mentioned above.