Practice Test


1) Consider the following provisions under the Directive Principle of State Policy as enshrined in the
Constitution of India
Securing for citizen of India a uniform civil code.
Organising Village Panchayats.
Promoting cottage industries in rural areas.
Securing for all the workers reasonable leisure and cultural apportunities.
Which of the above are the Gandhian Principles that are reflected in the DPSP?


2) Which of the following provisions of the Constitution of India have a bearing on education?
1) Directive Principles of State Policy
2) Rural and Urban Bodies
3) Fifth Schedule
4) Sixth Schedule
5) Seventh Schedule
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3) Which one of the following are listed as a Directive Principle in our Constitution?
1) Complete freedom in the economic field for the interest of consumer and producers.
2) Regulation of economic system of the country so as to prevent concentration of wealth and means of production.
3) To ensure decent standard of living and facilities of leisure for all workers.
4) To protect and improve the environment and to safeguard forests and wildlife
Which of these statements is/are correct?


4) With reference to the Constitution of India, consider the following
1) Fundamental Rights
2) Fundamental Duties
3) Directive Principle of State Policy
Which of the above provision of the Constitution of India is/are
fulfilled by the National Social Assistance Programme launched by
the Government of India?


5) In which article of the constitution has the provision of participation of workers in management of industry been included?


6) The notion of welfare state rests on the principles of -
1. equality of opportunity
2. equitable distribution of wealth
3. public responsibility for those unable to avail themselves of the minimal provisions for a good life.
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7) ____ in the Constitution elaborates the concept of a welfare state ?


8) Enforcement of Directive Principles depends on


9) ____ is not "Gandhian" among the Directive Principles ?


10) ____ Constitutional Amendment gave a position of primary to all Directive Principles over Fundamental Rights ?


11) If the State implements a Directive Principle calling for equitable distribution of material resources it


12) ____ are not a valid reason for the slow implementation of the Directive Principles ?


13) "The state shall strive to promote the welfare of people by securing and protecting as effectively as it may, a social order in which justice-social, economic and political-shall inform all he institutions of the national life." This provision is contained in which of the following articles of the Indian Constitution ?


14) The concept of a welfare state is included in the Constitution of India in the


15) The Directive Principles of State Policy are ___ in nature.


16) The Directive Principles of State Policy are incorporated in


17) Which of the following Articles of the Indian Constitution deal with the Directive Principles of State Policy ?


18) Which of the following is not a Directive principle of State Policy ?


19) What are the Directive principles State policy ?


20) Directive Principles of State Policy are


21) ___ is listed in the Directive Principles in Part IV ?
1.Equal pay for equal work
2. Uniform civil code
3. Small family norm
4. Education through mother tongue at primary level
Which of the above is/are correct ?


22) ___ were added to the Directive Principles by amending the Constitution ?
1. To protect and improved the environment and safeguard wild life
2. Right of workers to participate in management
3. Right to work
4. To protect and maintain places of historic interest
Which of the above is/are correct ?


23) ___ is the "socialistic" Directive Principles
1. Prevention of concentration of wealth
2. Right to work
3. Separation of judiciary and executive
4. Organising agriculture along scientific ines
Which of the above is/are correct ?


24) Which statement does not indicate the difference between Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles ?
1. Directive Principles aim at promoting social welfare, while Fundamental Rights protect individuals from State encroachment
2. Fundamental Rights put limitations on State action but Directive Principles are positive instructions to the Government to move towards a just socio-economic order
3. Fundamental Rights were the terminate six months at most the period till the date for presidential election is notified included in the original constitution, but Directive Principles were added by the first amendment
4. Fundamental Rights can be amended but Directive Principles cannot be amended
Which of the following statements is/are correct ?


25) The correct statement about the Directive Principles of State Plolicy are :
1. They are borrowed from the Irish Constitution.
2. They are incorporated in Part V of the Constitution.
3. They seek to provide social and economic base to democracy.
4. The state must compulsorily implement them
5. All of them are Gandhian in nature.
Which of the following statements is/are correct ?


26) The purpose of the inclusion of Directive Principles of State Policy in the Indian Constitution is to establish


27) Assertion (A) The Directive Principles are relevant for determining the reasonableness of restrictions under Article 19.
Reason (R) The Directive Principles have been declared superior to Fundamental Rights.
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28) Consider the following provisions under the Directive Principles of State Policy as enshrined in the Constitution of India
1. Securing for citizens of India a Uniform Civil Code.
2. Organising Village Panchayats.
3. Promoting cottage industries in rural areas.
4. Securing for all the workers reasonable leisure and cultural opportunities.
Which of the the above are the Gandhian Principles that are reflected in the Directive Principles of State Policy?


29) According to the Constitution of India, which of the following are fundamental for the government of the country?


30) Consider the following statements
1) The Directive Principles of State policy are borrowed from the Constitution of South Africa
2) Part IV of the Constitution [Article 36-51] contains the Directive Principle of the state policy
3) Directive Principle of the state policy are the readymade guidelines available to Government that can be fundamental in Governance of the country
4) The Directives are not enforeable in the court and do not create any justiciable right in favour of Individual
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


31) Which of the following were added to the Directive Principle by 42nd Amendment to the Constitution?
1) Right to work
2) Right of workers to participate in managements of industries.
3) To protect and improve the environment and safe guard wildlife.
4) To protect and maintain places of historic interest.


32) The purpose of the inclusion of Directive Principles of State Policy in the Indian Constitution is to establish-


33) Which of the following is not purpose of Directive Principles of State Policy?


34) The concept of welfare state in Indian Constitution is included in-


35) The idea of India being a welfare state is enshrined in –


36) Which of the following programmes was launched in 1952 to achieve the goals set by Directive Principles of State Policy?


37) From which of the following constitution Directive Principles as enshrined in Indian Constitution taken from?


38) Consider the following statements-

1. If laws are made to give effect to the Directive Principles (DPSPs) over Fundamental Rights, they shall not be invalid on the grounds that they take away the Fundamental Rights
2. In case of a conflict between Fundamental Rights and DPSP's, if the DPSP aims at promoting larger interest of the society, the courts shall have to uphold the case in favour of the DPSPs

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39) To achieve the objective of socialism in which part the directive principles have specifically been outlined to be followed?


40) With reference to Directive Principles of State Policy consider the following statements-
1. Non-justiciable in nature
2. Promotes social and economic democracy
3. Aims to establish welfare state
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41) Which of the following is directive principles of state policy?


42) Among the following identify the directive principle of state policy-
1. Prohibition of alcohol
2. Prohibition of child labour in factories and mines
3. Prohibition of begar and forced labour
4. Prohibition of untouchability
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43) Which of the following is not directive principles of state policy?


44) Who said Directive Principles are just like 'a cheque on bank which is payable at the convenience of the bank'


45) According to the Constitution of India, which of the following is fundamental for the governance of the country?


46) Equal pay for equal work has been ensured in the constitution as


47) How can we describe Directive Principles of State Policy?


48) Consider the following provisions under the directive principles of state policy as enshrined in the Constitution of India:
1. Securing for citizens of India a uniform civil code
2. Organizing village panchayats
3. Promoting cottage industries in rural ares
4. Securing for all workers reasonable leisure and opportunities
Which of the above are Gandhian principles reflected in directive principles state policy?


49) Which of the following is included in the directive principles of state policy?


50) On which of the following is the constitution silent in directive principle of state policy?


51) Which of the following is not the elements of directive principles of state policy?


52) Which of the following is not included in these directive principles of state policy?


53) Which one of the following article of the directive principles of state policy deals with the promotion of international peace and security?


54) Which of the following was not added in directive principle of state policy by the 42nd constitutional amendment?


55) Which of the following is not the element of directive principles of state policy?


56) Which of the following is/are included in the Directive Principles of State Policy ?
1. Prohibition of traffic in human beings and forced labour
2. Prohibition of consumption except for medicinal purposes of intoxicating drinks and of other drugs which are injurious to health.
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57) The Article of the Constitution of India which deal with Directive Principles of State Policy are


58) Which one of the following is a Directive Principle of State Policy ?


59) Identify the correct statements regarding directive principle of state policy
1) The are justiciable
2) They ensure political democracy.
Which of the statement(s) is/are correct?


60) The principle of states policy includes
1) Equal justice and free legal aid
2) Promotion of international peace and security
3) Protection of monuments and places and objects of national importance
4) Protection of minority's interests
Which of the these statement(s) is/are correct?


61) Which of the following is/are included in the Directive Principle of State Policy?
1)Prohibition of traffic in human beings and forced labour
2) Prohibition of consumption except for medicinal purpose of intoxicating drinks and of others drugs which are injurious to health.
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Which of these statements is/are correct?