MCQs on Preamble of Indian Constitution - 1

1. The first country who adopted Preamble for its written constitution  
(a) USA
(b) India
(c) Britain
(d) Canada

2. The Preamble of Indian Constitution is based on 
(a) Philosophy of India
(b) Objective Resolution
(c) Indian Culture
(d) Religious Concept

3. At which part of constitution declared that India is a SOVEREIGN SOCIALIST SECULAR DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC
(a) Fundamental Right
(b) Directive Principles of State Policy
(c) Preamble
(d) Fundamental Duties

4. The term 'We' in preamble means
(a) Indian Government
(b) Supreme Court
(c) Indian Parliament
(d) The People of India

5. The order of following words seen in Preamble is
(a) 3, 2, 4, 1, 5
(b) 2, 3, 4, 1, 5
(c) 3, 2, 1, 4, 5
(d) 3, 1, 2, 5, 4

6. The ideal of justice - social, economic and political- mentioned in the preamble has been taken from  
(a) French Revolution
(b) Russian Revolution 
(c) American Civil War
(d) None of the above

7.The three words - liberty, equality and fraternity- mentioned in our Preamble have been taken from   
(a) Russian revolution
(b) American Civil War
(c) French Revolution 
(d) None of the above

8. Indian Constitution ensure 'Justice' in which of the following
(a) Social
(b) Economic
(c) Political
(d) All of the above

9. At which case,the Supreme Court specifically opined that Preamble is not a part of the Constitution
(a) Berubari Union case (1960)
(b) Kesavananda Bharati case (1973)
(c) Both (a) & (b)
(d) None of the above

10. At which case,the Supreme Court rejected the earlier opinion and held that Preamble is an integral part of the Constitution
(a) Berubari Union case (1960)
(b) Kesavananda Bharati case (1973)
(c) Both (a) & (b)
(d) None of the above

11. Preamble has been amended by which amendment act
(a) 27 th
(b) 44 th
(c) 42 nd
(d) 40 th

12. 42nd amendment of Indian Constitution (1976) added which of the terms to Preamble
(a) Socialist
(b) Secular
(c) Sovereign
(d) Both 1 & 2

13. Which of the following is 'TRUE' about Preamble
(a) It is a source of power to legislature and a source of prohibition upon the powers of legislature
(b)It is Justiciable
(c) Its provisions are enforceable in courts of law
(d) None of the above

14. As per preamble date of adoption of the Constitution was  
(a) 26 January 1950
(b) 26 November 1949
(c) 11 December 1946
(d) None of the above

15. The Preamble states that the Constitution derives its authority from 
(a) Indian Culture
(b) Government of India
(c) The People of India
(d) Princely States

16. Which of the following is described as the ‘Soul of the Constitution’?
(a) Fundamental Right
(b) Fundamental Duties
(c) Directive Principles for State Policy
(d) Preamble



  1. Replies
    1. it is a correct question with a correct answer the first case in which it is said that it is not the part of the constitution is berubari case 1960 and accepted as as that preamble forms the part of the constitution in case keshavanand bharti v.state of kerala

    2. I think ak Gopalan case,1950 is right answer because in berubari case supreme court declared the preamble as a light house

    3. It is correct , you can check in Laxmikanth or search in google. Initially it was not considered as a part of constitution that is preamble.

  2. Question 9 and answer is also correct.

  3. no sir question 9 is a right one ref M. Laxmikanth

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  5. Question no 16 is wrong.. Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar described Article 32 of the Constitution as the Saul of the Constitution... How preamble became soul of it..

    1. no dr ambedkar said art 32 has heart and soul of const, that is right to const remedies, pandit thakur Das bhargava,who is a member of constituent assembly said preamble is a soul of can verify it by googling if u want

    2. and one more person called preamble is soul of constitution is m hidayatullah -former cheif justice of india

  6. There have a mistake in q. No. 16

  7. sc held that clearly in berubari case 1960, preamble is not part of caonstitution


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