Multiple choice questions on Constitution based on Articles 5 to 11.
1.As far as Armed Forces are concerned, the fundamental rights granted under Articles 14 and 19 of the Constitution are:
(a) not available at all
(b) available to armed forces but not to other forces
(c) available only at the discretion of the chief of army staff
(d) available only according to law made by Parliament
2. Right to education is a fundamental right emanating from right to :
(a) freedom of speech and expression under Article 19 (1) (a)
(b) culture and education under Articles 29 and 30
(c) life and personal liberty under Article 21
(d) equality before law and equal protection of law under Article 14
3. The Constitution names our country as :
(b) India, that is Bharat
4. The Constitution provides that Hindi shall be:
(a) the national language of India
(b) the language of communication between the State Governments
(c) the official language of the Union of India
(d) the language of communication between the Union Government and the State Governments
5.What is the minimum permissible age for employment in any factory or mine?
(a) 12 years
(b) 14 years
(c) 16 years
(d) 18 years
6. Which of the following is not a condition for becoming a citizen of India?
(b) Acquiring property
7. Who is competent to prescribe conditions as for acquiring Indian citizenship?
(b) State Legislatures
(d) Attorney General
8. Which of the following statements regarding the acquisition of Indian citizenship is correct ?
(a) If citizenship is to be acquired by registration, six months residence in India is essential.
(b) If citizenship is to be acquired by naturalisation the person concerned must have resided in India for 5 years.
(c) If born in India, only that person can acquire citizenship at least one of whose parents is an Indian.
(d) Rules regarding the citizenship of India shall not be applicable to Jammu and Kashmir.
9. According to the Citizenship Act, 1955, Indian citizenship cannot be acquired by:
(a) children of the diplomatic personnel or alien enemies born in India on or after 26th January, 1950
(b) children born of Indian citizens abroad
(c) incorporation of territory not forming part of India at the commencement of the Constitution
10. Citizenship provisions are enshrined in the Constitution in :
(a) Part II
(b) Part II, Articles 5-11
(c) Part II, Articles 5-6
(d) Part I, Articles 5-11
11. Which of the following Articles describes about the person voluntarily acquiring citizenship of a foreign state not to be citizens?
(a) Article 5
(b) Article 7
(c) Article 8
(d) Article 9
12. Article 6 enshrines the provision conferring Rights of citizenship of certain persons who have migrated to India from Pakistan. Which one of the following provisions is incorrect?
(a) He or either of his parents or any of his grand-parents was born in India as defined in the Government of India Act, 1935
(b) Such person has so migrated before 19 July, 1948
(c) Such person has so migrated on or after the 19 July, 1948, he has been registered as a citizen
(d) Such person has got married in India
13. Details on how citizenship may be acquired and terminated are enumerated in:
(a) Part II of the Constitution
(b) the Citizenship Act, 1955
(c) Schedule I of the Constitution
(d) various enactments by Parliament
14. Indian citizenship of a person can be terminated if:
I. A person voluntarily acquires the citizenship of some other country.
II. A person who has become a citizen through registration is sentenced to imprisonment for not less than 10 years within five years of his registration.
III. The Government of India is satisfied that citizenship was obtained by fraud.
IV. A person who is a citizen by birth indulges in trade with an enemy country during war.
(a) I and III
< (b) I, II and III
(c) I, III and IV
(d) I, II, III and IV
15. A person can become a citizen of India even if born outside India if his/her:
(a) father is a citizen of India
(b) mother is a citizen of India
(c) father is a citizen of India at the time of the person’s birth
(d) father or mother is a citizen of India at the time of the person’s birth
16. To acquire citizenship by registration a person must have been resident in India for ______ immediately before making an application:
(a) six months
(b) one year
(c) three years
(d) five years