IASbaba Daily Prelims Test [Day 2] – Polity

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IASbaba – Daily Prelims Test  [Day 2]


Please take this test sincerely and share your suggestions and views in the comment box. Also you can find the ‘Solutions’ below.

NOTE:   Today’s Current Affairs questions will be posted by tonight.


  1. Fundamental Rights (FR) [ Part III ]and Fundamental Duties[ Part IV-A ]
  2. Directive Principles of State Policy (DPSP) [ Part IV ]

1. The term ‘law’ in Article 13 includes

  1. ordinances issued by the president or the state governors
  2. laws enacted by the Parliament or the state legislatures
  3. notifications by the executive
  4. bye-laws

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  1. 1, 2 and 3
  2. 2 only
  3. 2 and 3
  4. All of the above


2. In the Indian context, which of the following laws/programs are/were formulated by successive Governments inorder to implement Directives as under Part IV of the Constitution?

  1. Wildlife (Protection) Act (1972)
  2. Legal Services Authorities Act (1987)
  3. Three-tier Panchayat Raj system
  4. The Criminal Procedure Code (1973)

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  1. 3 only
  2. 1, 3 and 4
  3. 1 and 3
  4. All the above


3. Which of the following Fundamental Rights are available only to citizens of India, but not to foreigners?

  1. Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth
  2. Freedom to manage religious affairs
  3. Protection of language, script and culture of minorities
  4. Protection against arrest and detention in certain cases
  5. Right to elementary education

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  1. 1 and 3
  2. 1, 3 and 5
  3. 1, 2 and 3
  4. 2, 4 and 5


4. ‘Right to Property’ was under major controversy since its inception in the Constitution of India. With regard to its present position, consider the following

  1. It is a Constitutional right
  2. The Supreme Court can issue writ jurisdiction, for the violation of the right.
  3. The right to property was deleted from Fundamental Rights by the 42th Amendment Act, 1976.

Select the correct answer

  1. 3 Only
  2. 1 Only
  3. 1 and 2
  4. 1 and 3


5. In Indian context, the rule of equality before law is not absolute, there are certain exceptions to it. Consider the following cases

  1. A member of Parliament is answerable to court in respect of anything said or any vote given by him in Parliament
  2. The President or the Governor enjoy constitutional immunities
  3. Foreign ambassadors and diplomats enjoy not only criminal immunities but civil immunities as well

Which of the above exception(s) is/are correct?

  1. 1 and 3
  2. 1 and 2
  3. 2 and 3
  4. 1, 2 and 3


 6. Article 19, in the Indian Constitution guarantees to all citizens six rights (Right to Freedom). Consider the following with reference to Freedom of Movement

  1. The entry of outsiders in tribal areas is restricted
  2. The freedom of movement of prostitutes can be restricted on the ground of public health

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  1. 1 Only
  2. 2 Only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. None


7. In Indian context, the concept of ‘due process of law’ was introduced in which of the following cases/law?

  1. Minerva Mills Case
  2. Kesavananda Bharati case
  3. Menaka Gandhi Case
  4. 44th Amendment Act


 8. Consider the following:

Assertion (A): The Directive Principles are non-justiciable in nature

Reason (R) :  Any law that gives effect to Directive Principles of State Policy in Article 39(b) and Article 39(c) and in the process the law violates Article 14 or Article 19, then the law is not considered unconstitutional

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  1. Both A and R are True and R is the correct explanation of A
  2. Both A and R are True and R is not the correct explanation of A
  3. A is True and R is False
  4. A is False and R is True


 9. According to Indian Constitution, which one of the following is ‘not’ a fundamental duty?

  1. To vote in public elections
  2. To develop scientific temper
  3. To provide education for a child upto 14 years.
  4. To safeguard public property


10. Consider the following provisions under Directive Principles of State Policy as enshrined in the Constitution of India.

  1. To promote educational and economic interests of SCs and STs.
  2. To provide equal justice and free legal aid to the poor.
  3. To protect monuments of national importance
  4. To separate the judiciary from the executive in the public services of the State
  5. To secure for all citizens a uniform civil code throughout the country

Which of the above are the Liberal-Intellectual principles that are reflected in the Directive Principles of State Policy?

  1. 1, 3, 4 and 5
  2. 1, 4 and 5
  3. 3, 4 and 5
  4. All the above


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