MCQ's on Historical Background of Constitution of India - 1

1. The design of the National Flag was adopted by the Constituent Assembly of India in
(a) July, 1947
(b) August, 1947
(c) July, 1948
(d) July, 1950


2. The Constitution of India was enacted by a Constituent Assembly set up
(a) Through a resolution of the provisional government
(b) By the Indian National Congress
(c) Under the Indian Independence Act, 1947
(d) Under the Cabinet Mission Plan, 1946


3. A bill in the imperial Legislative Council for compulsory and free primary education was introduced by
(a) Mohammad Shafi
(b) Feroz Shah Mehta
(c) G.K. Gokhale
(d) Shankaran Nair



4. Who among the following was the Chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Indian Constitution
(a) Rajendra Prasad
(b) C. Rajagopalachari
(c) Tej Bahadur Sapru
(d) B.R. Ambedkar



5. The Constituent Assembly which framed the Constitution for Independent India was set up in
(a) 1947
(b) 1949
(c) 1945
(d) 1946



6. The Constituent of India was enacted by a Constituent Assembly set up
(a) By the Indian National Congress
(b) Through a resolution of the provisional government
(c) Under the Cabinet Mission Plan, 1946
(d) Under the Indian Independence Act, 1947


7. Who among the following was not a member of the Constituent Assembly established in July 1946?
(a) K.M. Munshi
(b) J.B. Kripalani
(c) Mahatma Gandhi
(d) Vallabhbhai Patel



8. What is the special Constitutional position of Jammu and Kashmir?
(a) Indian laws are not applicable.
(b) It is above Indian Constitution.
(c) It is not of the integral parts of Indian Union.
(d) It has its own Constitution



 9. On whose recommendation was the Constituent Assembly formed ?
(a) Cabinet Mission Plan
(b) Govt. of India Act, 1935
(c) Mountbatten Plan
(d) Cripp's Mission




10. Which of the following Acts gave representation to the Indians for the first time in
legislation?
(a) Indian Councils Act, 1919
(b) Govt. of India Act, 1935
(c) Indian Councils Act, 1909
(d) Govt of India Act, 1919
  


11. Which of the following was adopted from the Maurya dynasty in the emblem of
Government of India?
(a) Horse
(b) Words Satyameva Jayate
(c) Four lions
(d) Chariot Wheel



12. Who presided over the inaugural meeting of the Constituent Asembly of India?
(a) Sachchidananda Sinha
(b) P. Upendra
(c) B.R. Ambedkar
(d) Dr. Rajendra Prasad



13. The idea of the Constitution of India was first of all given by
(a) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
(b) Jawaharlal Nehru
(c) Shri M.N. Roy
(d) Mahatma Gandhi



14. The Constitution of India was promulgated on January 26, 1950 because
(a) It was an auspicious day.
(b) This day was being celebrated as the Independence Day since 1929.
(c) It was the wish of the farmers of the Constitution.
(d) The British did not want to leave India earlier than this date.



15. The first session of the Constituent Assembly was held in
(a) Bombay
(b) Lahore
(c) Calcutta
(d) New Delhi



16. The members of the Constituent Assembly were
(a) Elected by Provincial Assemblies
(b) Only representatives of the princely states.
(c) Elected directly by people.
(d) Nominated by the government.



 17. The Indian Constitution was enforced on
(a) 15th Aug, 1947
(b) 26th Nov, 1949
(c) 26th Jan, 1950
(d) 30th Jan, 1950



18. The Constitution of India was adopted by the
(a) Parliament of India
(b) Constituent Assembly 
(c) Governor General
(d) British Parliament



19. How long did the Constituent Assembly take to finally pass the Constitution?
(a) About 6 months in 1949
(b) About 2 years since Aug 15, 1947
(c) Exactly a year since Nov 26, 1948
(d) About 3 years since Dec 9, 1946



20. The office of Governor General of India was created by
(a) Government of India Act, 1935
(b) Charter Act, 1833
(c) Charter Act, 1813
(d) Governor of India Act, 1858

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