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Sources of the Constitution

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  • India became a Sovereign, democratic republic on :

  • Aug 15, 1947
  • Jan 30, 1948
  • Jan 26, 1950
  • Nov 26, 1949
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  • Consider the following statements:
    1. The President is immune from any civil proceedings against him/her.
    2. But after giving two months’ notice, criminal proceedings can be instituted against he President.

Which of the statement(s) given above is correct regarding the immunity enjoyed by the President in respect of his/her &lsquo

  • Only 1
  • Only 2
  • Both 1 and 2
  • Neither 1 nor 2
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  • The concept of Judicial Review in our Constitution has been taken from the Constitution of

  • England
  • USA
  • Canada
  • Australia
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  • The Constitution of India borrowed the scheme of Federation from the Constitution of

  • USA
  • Canada
  • United Kingdom
  • Ireland
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  • The idea of including the Emergency provisions in the Constitution of India has been borrowed from the

  • Constitution of Canada
  • Weimar Constitution of Germany
  • Constitution of Ireland
  • Constitution of USA
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  • The office of Lokpal and Lokayukt in India is based on which one of the following?

  • Parliamentary Commissioner of UK
  • Ombudsman in Scandinavia
  • Procurator General of Russia
  • Council of State in France
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  • Which one of the following was the biggest source for the Constitution of India?

  • The Government of India Act, 1919
  • The Government of India Act, 1935
  • The Indian Independence Act, 1947
  • None of the Above
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  • Which Constitution has inspired the Indian concepts of Rule of law, Parliamentary system and law- making procedure?

  • US Constitution
  • British Constitution
  • Canadian Constitution
  • All of the Above
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  • Which one of the following determines that the Indian Constitution is federal?

  • A written and rigid Constitution
  • An independent Judiciary
  • Vesting of Residuary Powers with the Centre
  • Distribution of powers between the Centre and the States
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