Practice Test


1) The Constitution bestows ___ citizenship on Indian citizens.


2) ____ is not a condition for acquiring Indian citizenship ?


3) Citizenship Act, 1955 was amended to confer citizenship by birth on those who were born on or after January 26, 1950 but before June 30, 1987. the cut-off date was include as :


4) A person is a citizen of India even if born outside India if his/her :


5) Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas coincides with :


6) Overseas citizenship of India is granted to people of India origin :


7) To acquire citizenship by registration, a person must have been resident in India for ____ .


8) Which one among the following has the power to regulate the right of citizenship in India ?


9) Provision relating to ____ came into force from November 26, 1949 ?
1. Citizenship
2. Elections
3. Provisional Parliament
4. Fundamental Rights
Which of the above is / are correct ?


10) ____ do not contribute to making the Indian Constitution the bulkiest in the world ?
1. Different emergencies are considered in detail
2. codifies the rights and privileges of the members of Parliament and State legislatures
3. enumerates types of Indian citizens and their termination.
4. contains a list of fundamental rights and restrictions imposed.
Which of the above statements is/ are correct ?


11) In order to register as an overseas citizen of India, one can be a citizen of another country, but
1.eligible to have become a citizen of India at the time of India's independence
2. belonging to a territory that became a part of India after August 15, 1947
3. was a citizen of India at the time of the commencement of the Constitution of India
4. Who migrated to that Country before the commencement of the Constitution of India
Which of the following statements is/ are correct ?


12) An overseas Citizen of India
1. has to be of full age and capacity
2. Can avail of an Indian passport
Which of the above is/ are correct ?


13) Assertion (A) Representation of people's Act allows voting rights to persons of Indian origin.
Reason (R) In India, NRIs who want to vote will have to be present in their home constituencies to cast their ballot in person during the elections.
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14) Who is an Overseas Citizen of India?
1. A person registered as Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) under the Citizenship Act, 1955.
2. A foreign national who was eligible to become a citizen of India on 26th January, 1950.
3. He was citizen of India on or at any time after 26th January, 1950.
He belonged to a territory that became part of India after 15th August, 1947.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below


15) Identify the correct statements
1. When a person renounces his India Citizenship, his/her children may not lose Indian Citizenship.
2. When such a child attains the age of eighteen, may resume Indian Citizenship.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


16) Which country accepted the policy of Dual Citizenship?


17) Who can be a citizen of India ?
1) The children of foreign diplomats posted in India.
2) A person who is married to a citizen of India and is ordinarily resident in India for six years before making
an application for registration


18) In India who is eligible for the office of President?


19) Identify the correct statement
1) The Indian Constitution is federal and envisages a dual polity (Centre and States.)
2) The citizen in India owe allegiance to both the Union and State.


20) Consider the following statements
1) Articles 371 to 371 I were inserted in the constitution of India to
meet regional demands of Nagaland, Asom, Manipur, Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh
and Goa.
2) Constitution of India and the United States of America envisage a dual polity (The Union and the States)
but a single citizenship.
3) A naturalised citizen of India can never be deprived of his citizenship.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


21) India Citizenship Act 1955 follows.
1) Jus Sanguinis
2) Jus Soli
Select the correct answer using the codes given below


22) Consider the following statements regarding Citizenship Act 2003.
1) The Act has amended the Citizenship Act, 1955.
2) It provides citizenship of India to persons of India origin, Belonging to 12 specified countries.
Which of these statements is/are correct?


23) Which of the following statements are correct regarding Dual Citizenship 2005, in India?
1) Dual citizen are to be treated as citizen for the purpose of taxation
2) They are not eligible to be elected to Public Office
3) The dual citizenship does not provide Voting Rights to the PIOs.


24) A person who wants to become a citizen of India should approach to which ministry?


25) Consider the following statements
1) Article 371 A to 371 I were inserted in the constitution of India to meet regional demands of Nagaland,
Assam, Manipur, Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh and Goa
2) Constitutions of India and the United States of America envisage a dual polity
(The Union and the States) but a single citizenship
3) A naturalised citizen of India can never be deprived of his citizenship
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


26) Consider the following explanations regarding Article 23 (Right
against Exploitation)
1) It includes slavery, bonded labour and beggar.
2) It protects the individual not only against the State but
also private citizens.
3) The protection of this Article is available to only citizens.
Which of these statement(s) is/are correct?


27) Citizenship of India by naturalization can be acquired by a foreigner (not illegal migrant) who is ordinarily resident in India for


28) Those born in India on or after 3 December 2004 are considered citizens of India only


29) In September 2013, Bombay High Court gave a judgement that


30) Citizenship can be terminated by-


31) Consider the following :
1. the Constitution of India is neither wholly rigid nor wholly flexible
2. A state can adopt the language spoken by its people in that state also as its official language
3. for the purpose of amendment, our constitution adopts only one method
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.


32) With reference to adult franchise in Indian constitution, consider the following-
Every citizen in India who is 18 years of age or more is entitled to cast his/her vote irrespective of his-
1. religion
2. place of birth
3. caste
4. creed
5. sex
Select the correct answer using the codes given below


33) Consider the following statements-
1. Overseas Citizenship of India is not an actual citizenship of India and thus, does not amount to dual citizenship or dual nationality
2. Overseas Citizenship of India card is not a substitute for an Indian visa and therefore, the passport which displays the lifetime visa must be carried by OCI holders while travelling to India.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.


34) What is not true about Overseas Citizens of India?
1. Though not actual dual citizenship, the privileges afforded by acquiring an Overseas Citizen of India card is that now multinational companies are finding it simpler to hire the OCI cardholders, who enjoy a multiple entry, multipurpose lifelong visa to visit India
2. The card provides a lifelong visa to the holder, sparing them the need to obtain separate work permits
3. OCI holders are treated on par with NRIs for economic, financial and educational matters
4. They have political rights and rights to buy agricultural and plantation properties or hold public office
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.


35) Consider the following statements –
1. The constitution prohibits the State from conferring any titles
2. Citizens of India cannot accept titles from a foreign State
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.


36) The Minority Rights provided in the Constitution which fall in the category of ‘Separate Domain are as under:-
1. right of ‘any section of the citizens’ to ‘conserve’ its ‘distinct language, script or culture
2. restriction on denial of admission to any citizen, to any educational institution maintained or aided by the State, ‘on grounds only of religion, race, caste, language or any of them’
3. right of all Religious and Linguistic Minorities to establish and administer educational institutions of their choice
4. freedom of Minority-managed educational institutions from discrimination in the matter of receiving aid from the State
5. provision for facilities for instruction in mother-tongue at primary stage
6. provision for a Special Officer for Linguistic Minorities and his duties
7. Sikh community’s right of ‘wearing and carrying of kirpans
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.


37) Consider the following
1. the Constitution of India is neither wholly rigid nor wholly flexible
2. A state can adopt the language spoken by its people in that state also as its official language
3. for the purpose of amendment, our constitution adopts only one method
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.


38) To be a member of the state Legislature a person should be
1. a citizen of India
2. not less than 25 years of age to be member of the Legislative Assembly
3. not less than 30 years be a member of the Legislative Council
Select the correct answer using the codes given below


39) Consider the following statements-
1. The President of India is termed the first Citizen of India
2. Indian nationality law largely follows the jus sanguinis (citizenship by right of blood) as opposed to the jus soli (citizenship by right of birth within the territory)
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.


40) He/she shall be a citizen of India


41) Consider the following statements-
1. Every person born in India on or after the 26th January, 1950, is a citizen of India by birth except if at the time of his birth-his father possesses such immunity from suits and legal process as is accorded to an envoy of a foreign sovereign power accredited to the President of India and is not a citizen of India
2. his father is an enemy alien and the birth occurs in a place than under occupation by the enemy
3. A person born outside India-on or after 26th January, 1950, but before the commencement of the Citizenship (Amendment ) act, 1992, shall be a citizen of India by descent if his father is a citizen of India at the time of his birth
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.