Political Science General Knowledge Questions and Answers – Section 9

Q1. Which article of the Constitution of India gives precedence to constitution provision over the laws made by the Union Parliament/States Legislatures?
A. 13
B. 32
C. 245
D. 326

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Q2. Who is the Supreme Commander of the Indian Armed Forces?
A. Prime Minister
B. Defence Minister
C. President
D. Chief of the Army Staff

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Q3. What is the minimum age laid down for a person to seek election to the Lok Sabha?
A. 18 Years
B. 21 Years
C. 25 Years
D. 30 Years

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Q4. In which one of the following areas does the State Government NOT have control over its local bodies?
A. Citizen’s grievances
B. Financial matters
C. Legislation
D. Personnel matters

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Q5. According to the Indian Constitution, what is the minimum educational qualification required for contesting the Lok Sabha elections?
A. Post-Graduation
B. Graduation
C. Higher Secondary
D. No such qualification is required

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Q6. Who is legally competent under the Indian Constitution to declare war or conclude peace?
A. The President
B. The Prime Minister
C. The Council of Ministers
D. The Parliament

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Q7. With no many new states being created in India, how many union territories are left in the country?
A. Three
B. Five
C. Seven
D. Eight

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Q8. Who is the Chairperson of the Planning Commission?
A. The Vice-President
B. The Prime Minister
C. The Finance Minister
D. The Home Minister

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Q9. The Vice-President is the Chairman of the
A. Parliament
B. Lok Sabha
C. Rajya Sabha
D. All of the above

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