Preamble And Evolution Of Indian Constitution – Part 1

# Question Answer
1 Who is the person fondly known as the Chief Architect of the Indian Constitution? Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
2 First attempt in world to constitute a Constituent Assembly to frame a Constitution was made by America
3 The first attempt by Indians to write a Constitution to India was done by a Committee headed by Motilal Nehru, which is known as Nehru Report
4 The idea of the Constitution of India was flashed for the first time by M. N. Roy
5 The plan of setting up of a Constituent Assembly to draw up the future Constitution for India was given by The Cabinet Mission Plan
6 The members of the Constituent Assembly were Elected by Provincial Assemblies
7 Which of the following word was added into the Preamble of the Constitution by the 42nd Amendment Act, 1976? Socialist
8 From which Constitution was a concept of a 5-year plan borrowed into our Constitution? USSR
9 The procedure of Amendment to the Constitution is borrowed from the Constitution Of South Africa
10 Which country is the best example for the Federal and Unitary Governments? America and Britain
11 Which of the following is not a Democratic Institution of the Rig Vedic era? Grama
12 During Medieval India, which kings first established ‘Local Self Government’? Cholas
13 The East India Company was established in the year 1600
14 Which Charter empowered the British Governors of Presidencies to make Bye-Laws, Rules, Regulations in conformity with the British laws? Charter of 1726
15 Who started Dual Government in Bengal? Robert Clive
16 Who is the first Governor General of Bengal? Warren Hastings
17 Which is the first written document in the Constitutional History of India? The Regulating Act, 1773
18 Which Act created for the first time in India ‘Government of India’? Charter Act of 1833
19 Which Act created for the first ‘The Supreme Court’? The Regulating Act, 1773
20 First Law Commission was appointed in India for codification of laws under the Chairmanship of Lord Macaulay
21 Which Act made the beginning of a Parliamentary System in India? Charter Act of 1853
22 Under which of the following Act, the Crown of England took the affairs of the Government of India into its own hands? Government of India Act, 1858
23 The Governor General of India was also the representative of British Crown to Princely States in India and hence was known as the Viceroy of India
24 Which Act for the first time gave an opportunity for Indians to enter into the sphere of Legislature? Indian Councils Act, 1861
25 Which Act made the beginning of Electoral System in India? Government of India Act, 1858
26 Which of the following Act made the Indian Legislature Bicameral for the first time? Government of India Act, 1919
27 The famous Dandi March laid by Gandhiji was against Salt Tax
28 Which proposal was referred as ‘Post Dated Cheque’? The Cripps Proposal
29 Indian National Congress started ‘Quit India Movement’ after the failure of Cripps Mission
30 Gandhiji gave a call to all Indians ‘Do or Die’, which is popularly known as Quit India Movement
31 Which Plan rejected the demand for the independent Pakistan? Cabinet Mission Plan
32 Partition of British India into two independent nations India and Pakistan was done according to Mountbatten Plan
33 The Federal features of the Indian Government was introduced by the Government of India Act, 1935
34 Which feature was borrowed by the Indian Constitution from the British Constitution? Law making procedure, Parliamentary System of Government, Rule of law
35 The Constitution supports Rule of Law
36 In Britain, Parliament is supreme; accordingly which among the following is supreme in India? Constitution
37 The Government of India Act 1935 provided for Establishment of Federal Court, Diarchy at Center, Provincial autonomy
38 The Act of 1935 abolished Diarchy in the Provinces
39 The Constitution of India was enacted by a Constituent Assembly set up Under the Cabinet Mission Plan, 1946
40 The Constituent Assembly of India was created as per the proposal of Cabinet Mission
41 In which year did the Cripps Mission come to India? 1942
42 The Constituent Assembly set up under the Cabinet Mission Plan had a strength of 389
43 The strength of the Constituent Assembly, after the withdrawal of the Muslim League, was reduced to 299
44 How many Committees were set up by the Constituent Assembly for framing the Constitution? 13
45 Who of the following acted as the Constitutional Advisor to the Constituent Assembly? B. N. Rau
46 Demand for a Constitution, framed by a Constituent Assembly was made by Gandhiji
47 The idea of a Constituent Assembly to frame a Constitution for India was first mooted by Swaraj Party in 1928
48 Who started with presentation of the ‘Objective Resolution’ on 22.01.1947? Jawaharlal Nehru
49 When was the ‘Objective Resolution’ moved and adopted? 13.12.1946 and 22.01.1947
50 The Members of the Constituent Assembly were Elected by Provincial
Assemblies

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