Constitutional Development in India Quiz

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Constitutional Development in India Quiz

This quiz is based on Constitutional Development in India. The various acts and their multiple iterations by British paves the way for the historical background of the Constitution of India.

Which of the following exercised the most profound influence in framing the Indian Constitution?

• British Constitution
• US Constitution
• Irish Constitution
• The Govt. of India Act, 1935

• Indian Council Act, 1861
• Indian Council Act, 1892
• Indian Council Act, 1909
• The Govt. of India Act, 1935

Which of the following Acts introduced communal electorate in India?

• The Govt. of India Act, 1935
• Indian Council Act, 1909
• Indian Council Act, 1892
• Indian Council Act, 1861

By virtue of which act, diarchy was introduced in India?

• Indian Council Act, 1909
• Govt. of India Act, 1935
• Govt. of India Act, 1919
• Indian Independence Act, 1947

The instrument of instructions contained in The Govt. of India Act, 1935 has been incorporated in the Constitution of India in the year 1950 as-

• Fundamental Rights
• Emergency Provisions
• Directive Principles of the State Policy
• Fundamental Duties

The Govt. of India Act, 1935 was based on?

• The principles of federation and parliamentary system
• Monarchy
• The principle of succession of the British Indian Provinces
• Acceptance of idea of a Constituent Assembly to draft a Constitution

The monopoly of the Indian trade of the East India Company was abolished by the:

• Regulating Act, 1773
• Charter Act, 1813
• Charter Act, 1833
• The Govt. of India Act, 1858

Two independent states of India and Pakistan were created by :

• The Shimla Conference
• The Cripp's Proposal
• The Cabinet Mission Plan
• The Indian Independence Act

The first definite step to provide parliamentary control over East India Company was taken by:

• The Regulating Act, 1773
• The Pitt's India Act, 1784
• The Charter Act, 1813
• The Charter Act, 1793

The Montague-Chelmsford Report formed the basis of:

• The Indian Council Act, 1909
• The Govt. of India Act, 1919
• The Govt. of India Act, 1935
• The Indian Independence Act, 1947

Through which of the following were commercial activities of the East India Company finally put to an end?

• The Charter Act, 1793
• The Charter Act, 1813
• The Charter Act, 1833
• The Charter Act, 1853

Which of the following vested the Secretary of State for India with Supreme control over the Govt. of India?

• Pitt's Indian Act, 1784
• The Govt. of India Act, 1858
• Indian Council Act, 1861
• Morley-Minto reforms, 1909

Diarchy was first introduced under -

• Morley-Minto Reforms
• Mont-Ford Reforms
• Simon Commission Plan
• Govt. of India Act, 1935

In the federation under the Act of 1935 residuary powers were given to the :

• Federal Legislature
• Provincial Legislature
• Governor General
• Provincial Governor

The Indian Legislature was made bi-cameral for the first time by

• The Indian Council Act, 1892
• The Indian Council Act, 1909
• The Govt. of India Act, 1919
• The Govt. of India Act, 1935

Which of the followings is correct?

• The Nehru Report (1928) had advocated the inclusion of Fundamental Rights in the Indian Constitution
• The Govt. of India Act, 1935 referred to Fundamental Rights
• The August offer, 1940 included the Fundamental Rights
• The Cripps Mission, 1942 referred to Fundamental Rights

Which of the following Acts was described as 'Charter of Slavery' by Jawaharlal Nehru?

• Regulating Act, 1773
• Pitt's India Act, 1784
• Govt of India Act, 1919
• Govt of India Act, 1935

In which year did Parliament adopted Indian Constitution?

• 1947
• 1948
• 1950
• 1952

Which Act introduced diarchy at the Centre?

• Indian Council Act, 1909
• Govt. of India Act, 1919
• Govt. of India Act, 1935
• The Indian Independence Act, 1947

Which was not the member of Cabinet mission?

• Pathic Lawrence
• Stafford Cripps
• V. Alexander
• John Simon

Which of the following was the biggest source of the Constitution of India?

• The Govt. of India Act, 1919
• The Govt. of India Act, 1935
• The Indian Independence Act, 1947
• None of the above

The Constitution of India came in to force on:

• December 9, 1946
• January 26, 1949
• January 26, 1950
• November 26, 1951

The Supreme Court of India was setup by the -

• Regulating Act, 1773
• Pitt's India Act, 1784
• Charter Act, 1813
• Charter Act, 1833

The distribution of the power between the Centre and the States is based on the scheme provided in the

• Morley-Minto Reforms, 1909
• Montagu-Chelmsford Act, 1919
• Govt of India Act, 1935
• The Indian Independence Act, 1947

The Indian Independence Act received the Royal Ascend on -

• July 18, 1947
• July 19, 1947
• July 20, 1947
• July 21, 1947