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Features of the Indian Constitution Quiz

Published on 18 Apr 2020  |  Last Updated 18 Apr 2020

by Nitroquiz Official

India is the world's largest democracy and also has a constitution that is the longest of any other nation in the world. It's the supreme law of India and lays down the framework of the powers, procedures, duties, and functions of the constitutional bodies.

This is a short quiz on the functions and features of the Indian Constitution. The questions include basic knowhow of how the government functions, who heads what and many other related things. Take the quiz and test your knowledge.


1. Who is known as the father of the Indian constitution?

A. Mahatma Gandhi
B. Dr BR Ambedkar
C. Netaji Subash Chandra Bose
D. Dr Rajendra Prasad

2. Who proposed the preamble before the drafting committee of the constitution?

A. Dr Rajendra Prasad
B. Dr BR Ambedkar
C. Jawahar Lal Nehru
D. Mahatma Gandhi

3. How many fundamental rights are mentioned in the Indian constitution?

A. Six
B. Seven
C. Five
D. Eight

4. When was the Indian constitution adopted?

A. 26th November, 1949
B. 15th August, 1947
C. 26th January, 1947
D. 26th January 1950

5. The council of states is known as?

A. Lokshabha
B. Rajyasabha
C. Vidhan Parishad
D. Vidhan Sabha

6. The House of the people is known as?

A. Lokshabha
B. Rajyasabha
C. Vidhan Parishad
D. Vidhan Sabha

7. The first Indian general elections for the Loksabha were held on?

A. 1947
B. 1950
C. 1952
D. 1949

8. The fundamental rights mentioned in the Indian constitution have been taken from the constitution of?

A. Canada
B. United States
C. United Kingdom
D. Australia

9. Which of the following is considered the fourth pillar of democracy?

A. Legislative
B. Executive
C. Judiciary
D. Media

10. A form of government in which the population of eligible members can choose their representatives through elections is known as?

A. Monarchy
B. Oligarchy
C. Autocracy
D. Democracy

11. Who is the commander in chief of all the Indian Armed Forces?

A. The Prime Minister
B. The President
C. The Chief of Defence Staff
D. Defence Minister

12. The head of the executive branch of the Indian constitution is?

A. The Prime Minister
B. Chief Justice
C. The President
D. The Parliament

13. A type of legislature that has legislators in two separate assemblies, chambers, or houses are known as?

A. Unicameral Legislature
B. Bicameral Legislature
C. Tricameral Legislature
D. None of these

14. Which of the following houses of the parliament can be dissolved by the president?

A. Rajyasabha
B. Loksabha
C. Both of these
D. None of these

15. How many years the members of the Rajyasabha are elected for?

A. 3 Years
B. 5 Years
C. 6 Years
D. 10 Years

16. Who appoints the governors of the states?

A. The President
B. Chief Justice of India
C. The Parliament
D. The Prime Minister

17. Who appoints the Chief Justice of India?

A. The President
B. The Parliament
C. The Prime Minister
D. Members of the Lok Sabha

18. Who has the legislative function of acting as the chairman of the Rajya Sabha?

A. The President
B. The Vice-President
C. The Prime Minister
D. Lok Sabha Speaker

19. Who is the chief legal advisor of the Indian government and the primary lawyer in the Supreme Court of India?

A. Vice President of India
B. Attorney General of India
C. Auditor General of India
D. Chief Election Commissioner of India

20. How many members of the Rajyasabha can directly be nominated by the President?

A. 2
B. 12
C. 15
D. 30

21. Who reserves the right to decide whether a bill is a money bill or not?

A. The Prime Minister
B. Council of Ministers
C. Vice-President
D. Speaker of the Loksabha

22. Which of the following constitutional amendments removed the "Right to property" from the list of fundamental rights?

A. 42nd Amendment of 1976
B. 95th Amendment of 2010
C. 44th Amendment of 1978
D. 92nd Amendment of 2004

23. Which of the following constitutional amendments introduced the GST, Goods & Services Tax?

A. 103 Amendment of 2019
B. 104th Amendment of 2020
C. 102 Amendment of 2018
D. 101st Amendment of 2017

24. The suspension of state government and imposition of direct central government rule in a state is known as?

A. Ministers Rule
B. Parliament Rule
C. President Rule
D. None of these

25. Which of the following articles of the Indian constitution empowers the president to impose president's rule in case of failure of the state machinery?

A. Article 367
B. Article 356
C. Article 354
D. Article 355

26. What is the period for which the president can impose the president's rule?

A. 3 Months
B. 6 Months
C. 9 Months
D. 12 Months

27. Which of the following articles of the Indian constitution empowers the president to impose a national emergency?

A. Article 352
B. Article 356
C. Article 358
D. Article 360

28. Which of the following constitutional amendments is popular as the mini-constitution?

A. 42nd Amendment
B. 44th Amendment
C. 48th Amendment
D. 63rd Amendment

29. Who elects the members of the Rajya Sabha?

A. The President
B. The Vice-President
C. The Parliament
D. Members of Legislative Assemblies

30. How many fundamental duties have been mentioned in the Indian constitution?

A. Six
B. Seven
C. Ten
D. Eleven

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