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CONSTITUTIONAL LAW - MCQ

Updated: Sep 25, 2021

(i)Anti Defection Law is included in :

a) Art. 151

b) X Schedule

c) VII Schedule

d) Art. 368.


(ii) Which of the following is an example of Parliament's exclusive power of legislation ?

a) Matters in Concurrent List

b) Matters in State List

c) Matters in Union List

d) All the above.


(iii) Proclaimation of Emergency, under the Constitution of India is governed by the provisions of :

(a)Art. 360

(b)Art.352

(c)Art.359

(d)Art. 352


(iv) The writ of certiorari can be issued against inferior courts and tribunals in case of :

a) non-performance of a public duty

b) Unlawful detention

c) holding office without authority of law

d) disregard to the principles of natural justice



(v) Which of the following statements is true about the President of India ?

a) The President is the real head of the state

b) President can exercise all his functions in his discretion

c) President is bound by the aid and advice of the Council of Ministers.

d) President can exercise supervisory powers over the judiciary.


(vi) Under which of the following Articles can the Parliament make a law on a matter in the state list on the ground of national interest?

a) Art. 249

b) Art. 246

c) Art. 250

d) None of the above.


(vii)The Constitution of India was adopted on :

a) 26th Nov 1949

b) 26th Jan 1950

c) 15th August 1947

d) 26th Nov 1950.


(viii)Which of the following statements is correct ?

(a) Art. 226 is available only in case of violation of fundamental rights.

(b) Art. 226 is broader where as Art. 32 is narrower in scope.

(c) Both Article 226 and Art. 32 embody fundamental rights.

(d) Art. 226 invests the Supreme Court with the power to issue writs.


(ix) Doctrines of individual and collective responsibility are dimensions of :

a) Federalism

b) Fundamental Rights

c) Parliamentary democracy

d) Presidential democracy


(x)The doctrine of Basic structure of the Constitution:

(a) Expands the power of the Parliament to amend the constitution.

(b) Imposes a restriction on the judiciary not to invalidate an amendment

(c) Limits the power of the Parliament to amend the Constitution

(d) Expands the power of the President to give assent to amendments.


(xi) Which of the following doctrines was applied by the court in P and O steam Navigation Company’s Case?

a) Doctrine of Severability

b) Doctrine of Sovereign Immunity

c) Doctrine of Basic Structure

d) Doctrine of Harmonius Constitution


(xii)Which of the following statement is not true about the Preamble to Indian Constitution.

a) The Preamble is an introductory paragraph with which the constitution begins

b) The Preamble is a part and parcel of the constitution

c) The Preamble cannot be amended

d) The Preamble sheds light on the aims and objectives of the constitution.


(xiii)Which of the following terms will you associate most closely to a state emergency ?

a) Threat to the financial stability and credit of India

b) Failure of Constitutional machinery in the state

c) Threat to the security of India

d) Suspension of Fundamental rights


(xiv) In which of the following cases did the Supreme Court bring in the collegium system of appointment of Judges?

a) Keshavananda Bharti V/s. Union of India

b) Sunil Batra V/s. Delhi Administration

c) Maneka Gandhi V/s. Union of India.

d) Supreme Court Advocates on Record Association V/s. Union of India.


(xv) Advisory jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of India Is coveredby the Provisions of

(a) Art.32

(b) Art.136

(c) Art.143

(d) Art.227





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