Indian Polity MCQ questions and answers for competitive exams

Indian Polity MCQ questions and answers for competitive exams: Indian Polity is one of the important sections in general knowledge for Exams like IAS, State PSC, SSC and other similar competitive exams. We provide a complete set of Indian Polity in the form of quiz, questions and answer form which consist of 1000+MCQs.

In almost all types of competitive exams questions based on the Indian Polity are asked. so we have compiled 1000 important and tough questions on the different topics of the Indian Polity section in this article which would be very useful for all types of competitive exams like UPSC, PSC,SSC, CDS and others.

1. Which one of the following Acts provided the setting up of a Board of Control in Britain, through which the British Government could fully control the British East India Company’s civil, military and revenue affairs in India?

(a) Regulating Act of 1773

(b) Pitt’s India Act of 1784

(c) Charter Act of 1833

(d) Government of India Act of 1858

2. Under which one of the following Acts, was the Communal Electorate System introduced by the British in India, for the first time?

(a) Government of India Act, 1909

(b) Government of India Act, 1919

(c) Indian Councils Act of 1861

(d) Indian Councils Act of 1892

3. The Initial idea of recruitment on merit principle can be traced to the:

(a) Lee Commission

 (b) Macaulay Committee

(c) lington Commission

(d) Maxwell Committee

4. Dyarchy was first introduced under

(a) Morley – Minto Reforms

(b) Montague- Chelmsford Reforms

(c) Simon Commission Plan

(d) Government of India Act, 1935

5. Which of the following Act provided for the establishment of Reserve Bank of India?

(a) Government of India Act, 1919

(b) Government of India Act, 1935

(c) Indian Independence Act, 1947

(d) RBI Act, 1935

6. The Cabinet Mission Plan for India envisaged

(a) Federation

(b) Confederation

(c) Unitary form of Government

(d) Union of States

7. Which of the following Acts introduced communal electorate in India?

(a) Indian Council Act, 1861

(b) Indian Council Act, 1892

(c) Indian Council Act, 1909

(d) Government of India Act, 1935

8. Partially responsible governments in the provinces were established under which one of the following Acts?

(a) The Government of India Act, 1919

(b) The Government of India Act, 1935

(c) Indian Councils Act, 1909

(d) Indian Councils Act, 1892

9. during the period of British rule in India, the rules made under which one of the following were known as the Devolution Rules?

(a) Government of India Act, 1919

(b) Indian Councils Act, 1909

(c) Indian Councils Act, 1892

(d) Government of India Act, 1935

10. In the Federation established by the Act of 1935, residuary power was given to the:

(a) Federal Legislature

 (b) Provincial Legislature

(c) Governor General

(d) Provincial Governor

11. The Government of India Act, 1919, was based upon:

(a) Morley – Minto Reforms

(b) Montague – Chelmsford Report

(c) Ramsay McDonald Award

(d) Nehru Report

12. Which one of the following Acts laid the foundation of the British Administration in India?

(a) Regulating Act, 1773

 (b) Pitt’s India Act, 1784

(c) Indian Councils Act, 1861

(d) Indian Councils Act, 1892

13. With reference to the period of British Rule in India, Indian Statutory Commission is popularly known as:

(a) Cabinet Mission

(b) Hunter Commission

(c) Sadler Commission

(d) Simon Commission.

14. During the British Rule in India, who was the first Indian to be appointed as Law Member of the Governor General’s Council?

(a) Raja Kishori Lal Goswami

(b) Motilal Nehru

(c) Satyendra Sinha

(d) Tej Bahadur Sapru

15. When the company obtain the Diwani rights?

(a) 1770

(b) 1765

(c) 1768

(d) 1755

16. Who among the following first time demanded for the constituent assembly?

(a) Tilak

(b) Mahatma Gandhi

(c) M N Roy

(d) None of them

17. Through which act British Government control and regulate the affairs of the East India Company in India

(a) Regulating Act of 1773

(b) Pitt’s India Act of 1784

(c) Charter Act of 1833

(d) Charter Act of 1853

18. Who was the first governor general of Bengal?

(a) Warren hasting

 (b) Lord William Bentinck

(c) Lord Canning

(d) None of them

19. Which Viceroy of India was known as the Father of the communal electorate?

(a) Lord Minto

(d) Dalhousie

(c) Lord Canning

 (d) None of them

20. Which of the following act divided the provincial subjects into two parts—transferred and reserved?

(a) The act of 1919

(b) The act of 1909

 (c)The act of 1935

(d) The act of 1861

21. Which one is not the member of the cabinet mission?

(a) A V. Alaxender

(b) Sir stafford

(c) Sir Pathic lawrence

(d)all of them

22. During which period India was a dominion state?

(a) 1947 to 1950

 (b) 1950 to 2000

(c) 1764 to 1947

(d) 2010 to 2020

23. Two independent states of India and Pakistan were created by:

(a)The Shimla conference

(b)The Cripps Proposal

(c)The Cabinet Mission Plan

(d)The Indian Independence Act

24. Which of the following vested the Secretary of State for India with supreme control over the Government of India?

(a) Pitt’s India Act, 1784

(b) The Government of India Act, 1858

(c)Indian Council Act, 1861

(d) Morley-Minto Reforms, 1909

25. Which act introduced, for the first time, local representation in the Indian legislative council?

(a) Charter Act of 1853

(b) Charter Act of 1858

(c) Charter Act of 1833

(d) Charter Act of 1909

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