Political Science General Knowledge Questions and Answers – Section 1

Q1. How many members of the Rajya Sabha retire every two years?
A. Half
B. One-third
C. One-fourth
D. One-fifth

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Q2. How many times National Emergency has been declared in India?
A. Only onece
B. Twice
C. Thrice
D. Never

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Q3. How many major languages are recognized by the Constitution of India?
A. 12
B. 15
C. 22
D. 18

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Q4. Who is the appointing authority of the Chief Election Commissioner?
A. Parliament
B. President
C. Prime Minister
D. Electoral College

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Q5. Ex-Officio Chairman of Rajya Sabha is the
A. Prime Minister of India
B. Deputy Prime Minister of India
C. Vice President of India
D. President of India

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Q6. The term ‘Fourth Estate’ refers to
A. Under Developed State
B. Parliament
C. Judiciary
D. Press

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Q7. In Vidarbha region, there is demand for a separate state within the Indian Union, At present, Vidarbha is a part of which one of the following states?
A. Madhya Pradesh
B. Andhra Pradesh
C. Maharashtra
D. All of the above

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Q8. Which one of the following is national political party?
A. All India Anna D.M.K
B. National Conference
C. Communist Party of India
D. All India Forward Block

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Q9. In the event of the breakdown of the constitutional machinery of any state, under which one of the following articles can President’s rule be imposed?
A. 352
B. 356
C. 360
D. 370

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Q10. Individual liberty is best reflected in a
A. Socialist State
B. Communist State
C. Welfare State
D. Fascist State

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