TNPSC Indian Constitution - Objective Questions and Answers - Part - 17

1. By which Constitutional amendment, the appellation Rajpramukh was omitted?
(A) 7th Amendment Act 1956
(B) 4th Amendment Act 1955
(C) 6th Amendment Act 1956
(D) 10th Amendment Act 1961
Answer: A

2. Which constitutional article provides personal immunity for President and Governors for official act?
(A) Article 362
(B) Article 363
(C) Article 368
(D) Article 361
Answer: D

3. Which constitutional article provides personal immunity to the head of the states for his official act from legal action, including proceedings for contempt of Court?
(A) Article 361
(B) Article 362
(C) Article 368
(D) Article 369
Answer: A

4. Under which constitutional articles, newspapers do not have the right to publish report of the proceedings of a secret session of either of the Houses of Parliament or Legislative Assembly & Legislative Council?
(A) 361
(B) 361A
(C) 361B
(D) 361C
Answer: B

5. Spell out the condition under Article 361A by which any person or newspaper cannot be sued for legal proceeding if any report of proceedings of Parliament and State Legislature is published?
(A) The report must be a report of the `procedings’ of a House of the Union or a State Legislature. Hence, it must be relevant to a motion or other business before the House, and must not have been expunged
(B) It must be a ‘report’ as distinguished from one article or `Comment’.
(C) Such report must be substantially true. Hence, an extract or a garbed or perverted report would not be protected. The reporting must not be actuated by malice
(D) All of the above
Answer: D

6. Any Court including Supreme Court does not have constitutional right under Article 143 to exercise jurisdiction over any dispute arising out of any provision of which agreements that were in operation before commencement of the Constitution?
(A) Treaty, Agrrement
(B) Covenant, Engagement
(C) Sanad
(D) All of the above
Answer: D

7. What is the meaning of Indian State in the Constitution?
(A) Any territory recognised by President of India
(B) Any territory before commencement of Indian Constitution by the British ruler
(C) Any territory which government of the Dominion of India recognised
(D) B & C
Answer: D

8. Before which Constitutional Amendment, Prince, Chief or other person were recognized by the President of India as the Ruler of the Indian State?
(A) 26th Amendment Act 1971
(B) 24th Amendment Act 1971
(C) 16th Amendment Act 1963
(D) 17th Amendment Act 1964
Answer: A

9. Under which Constitutional Amendment Privy Purses were abolished?
(A) 36th Amendment Act 1975
(B) 26th Amendment Act 1971
(C) 16th Amendment Act 1963
(D) 17th Amendment Act 1964
Answer: B

10. Under which Constitutional Article, Union Government has the power to give direction to the State Govt. regarding any of the provisions of the Constitution?
(A) Article 368
(B) Article 362
(C) Article 365
(D) Article 367
Answer: C

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