1. The Framing of the Indian constitution ended on─
A. 26 Jan 1950
B. 26 Jan 1930
C. 15 Aug 1947
D. 26 Nov 1949
Ans: D

2. The Indian constitution came into effect on ─
Ans: 26 Jan 1950

3. Who moved the crucial ‘Objectives Resolution’ ─
A. J.L. Nehru
B. Sardar Patel
C. Mohd. Ali Jinnah
D. Mahatma Gandhi
Ans: A
It was introduced on 13 December 1946. It outlined the defining Ideals of the constitution
of India. It proclaimed India to be the Independent Sovereign Republic.
He also introduced the resolution proposing that the National flag of India will be a
the horizontal tricolor of saffron, white and green; with a wheel at the center.

4. Who served as the chairman of the drafting committee ─
Ans: Dr. B. R Ambedkar

5. Who was the President of the constituent Assembly─
A. J.L Nehru
B. Dr. Rajendra Prasad
C. Baldev Singh
D. Maulana Azad
Ans: B

6.Who declared separate electorates as “poison that has
entered the body politic of our country” ─
A. B.R. Ambedkar
B. J.L. Nehru
C. Rajendra Prasad
D. Sardar Patel
Ans: D
Explanation: He urged people to do away with separate electorates if they want
peace in the country.

7. Who was the constitutional advisor to the govt. of India─
A. S.N Mukherjee
B. B.N Rao
C. J.L. Nehru
D. B. P. Khailan
Ans: B

8. Who among the following wanted the term ‘Minority’ to be interpreted in economic term?
A. Jaipal Singh
B. R. V. Dhulekar
C. N. G. Ranga
D. B. N. Rao
Ans: C

9. Which language was considered as the official language of
A. Urdu
B. Hindi
C. English
D. Sanskrit
Ans: B

10. The constituent assembly was dominated by which party─
A. Muslim League
B. Congress
C. Hindu Mahasabha
D. Rashtriya Krantikari Dal
Ans: B
82% members were from Congress

11. The members of the constituent assembly were elected on the basis of – A. 1946 Provinicial elections B. Cabinet Mission selection C. 1944 Provinicial elections D. Complete Independence Resolution Ans: A 82% members were from Congress

12. Name the lawyers who gave crucial inputs in framing the constituiton Ans: K.M. Munshi & Alladi Krishnaswamy

13. Who represented tribals in the constituent assembly? A. N.G. Ranga B. B.R. Ambedkar C. Baldev Singh D. Jaipal Singh Ans: D

14. The subjects under concurrent list fall under the preserve of – Ans: Both Centre & State

15. Consider the following statements: I. It was decided, Hindi in Devnagari script would be the official language, but the transition to Hindi would be gradual II. For the first fifteen years , English would continue to be used for all official purposes

Which of the following statements is/are correct about granting Hindi the status of Official language A. Only I B. Only II C. Both I & II D. Neither I nor II Ans: C

16. Which article gave centre the powers to take over a state administration on the recommendation of governor- A. Article 352 B. Article 356 C. Article 360 D.None of the above Ans: B Also known as state emergency

17. Consider the following statements : I. K Santhanam from Madras defended the rights of the states supporting a unitary system against the federal form of government II.Ambedkar declared that if powers are excessively centralised “the centre is likely to break”

Which of the following statements is /are correct? A. Only I B. Only II C. Both I & II D. Neither I nor II Ans: A

18. Who was the Prime Minister of Britain at the time India got independence ?

A. Winston Churchill B. Rober Walpole C. John Mayor D. Clement Atlee Ans: D

19. By 1930s , the congress had accepted which language to be the national language?

A. Sindhi B. Hindustani C. Hindi D. English Ans: B

20. Define Objective Resolution The objective resolution was passed by Jawaharlal Nehru on 13 December 1946. It laid down the basic principles and the ideas on which the Indian constitution has to be made by the assembly. It was the objective resolution that gives institutional expression to the fundamental commitments that are equality sovereignty and liberty.

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