46. Article 340 of the Constitution of India provides for the appointment of a Commission to investigate the conditions for the improvement of:

A. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
B. Socially and educationally backward classes
C. Socially and economically backward classes
D. Educationally and economically backward classes

Answer : Option A


47. Which one of the following is a human right as well as a fundamental right under the Constitution of India?

A. Right to Information
B. Right to Work
C. Right to Education
D. Right to Housing

Answer : Option C


48. Under the Constitution of India, which one of the following is not a fundamental duty?

A. To vote in public elections
B. To develop the scientific temper
C. To safeguard public property
D. To abide by the Constitution and respect its ideals

Answer : Option A


49. A government is federal or unitary on the basis of relations between the:

A. Three organs of government
B. Centre and States
C. Legislature and the Executive
D. Constitution and the States

Answer : Option B


50. Which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. The territory of the units of the Indian federation may be altered by Parliament by a
simple majority.
2. The consent of a State Legislature is necessary before Parliament redistributes its
3. The President’s recommendation is necessary for introducing in Parliament a Bill on
redistributing territory of any State.
4. The President must receive the State’s opinion before recommending a Bill on altering
the name of the State.

A. I only
B. I and II
C. I, II and IV
D. I and III

Answer : Option D