Indian Polity and Constitution MCQs

46. If strength of a house is 520 , 20 members are abstaining and a bill is voted in favor by 251 members, this will be an example of ___?

(A) Bill passed by simple majority
(B) Bill passed by effective majority
(C) Bill passed by absolute majority
(D) None of the above

Correct Answer: (A) Bill passed by simple majority

47. Who among the following is the first woman in India to head an State election commission?

(A) Neela Satyanarayana
(B) Sudha Pillai
(C) Rita Sinha
(D) Leena Mehendale

Correct Answer: (A) Neela Satyanarayana

48. The establishment of a finance commission was provided by the Indian constitution by the President within a period of ______ of commencement of the constitution?

(A) 2 years
(B) 3 years
(C) 5 years
(D) 10 years

Correct Answer: (A) 2 years

49. In which year Uttranchal was renamed as Uttarakhand?

(A) 2004
(B) 2005
(C) 2006
(D) 2007

Correct Answer: (D) 2007

50. Who among the following presidents of India was the first Chief Minister of Modern states in India?

(A) Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma
(B) Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy
(C) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(D) Dr. BD Jatti

Correct Answer: (B) Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy

Answer Explanation:
Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy was the first Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh when the state was formed in 1956

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