IAS Prelims: UPSC MCQ On Polity

The first stage of the Civil Services exam is the Prelims. In IAS prelims, questions are of objective type (MCQ) which also carry negative marks for wrong answers. We have compiled a list of UPSC MCQ to give aspirants an idea about the intricacies of the IAS Prelims. In the list of UPSC MCQ, we have modelled the questions as per the UPSC prelims syllabus. The UPSC MCQ will be regularly updated and more categories will be added, so do keep checking regularly.

The download link for UPSC MCQ / UPSC Quiz on polity (with answers) can be found below. To ascertain your preparation level for IAS prelims, you can refer to the sample questions in the article.

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UPSC MCQ – Polity

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For Polity part of IAS prelims, aspirants need to be prepared with the fundamental aspects of the Indian Constitution.

Q. Which Schedule of the Constitution is related to the allocation of seats in the Rajya Sabha to the States and the Union Territories?

  1. Fourth Schedule
  2. Fifth Schedule
  3. Sixth Schedule
  4. Seventh Schedule

Q. Which of the following features of the Constitution have been borrowed from the Government of India Act of 1935?

  1. Office of Governor
  2. Concurrent list
  3. Emergency Provisions
  4. Rule of law

Mark the correct response:

    1. Only 4
    2. 1, 3 and 4 only
    3. 1, 2 and 3 only
    4. All of the above

Q. Which of the following provisions makes the Indian Constitution rigid?

  1. A Constitutional Amendment Bill shall be passed by a special majority as given under article 368 and not by a simple majority.
  2. Some of the Constitutional Amendment Bills passed by the Parliament shall have to be ratified by not less than half of the State Legislatures.
  3. A Constitutional Amendment Act cannot violate the basic structure of the Constitution.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

    1. 1 and 2 only
    2. Only 2
    3. 2 and 3 only
    4. All the above

Q. Consider the following statements regarding National Emergency:

  1. A proclamation of National Emergency may be applicable to the entire country or only a part of it.
  2. The President can proclaim a National Emergency only after receiving a written recommendation from the cabinet.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

    1. Only 1
    2. Only 2
    3. Both 1 and 2
    4. Neither 1 nor 2

Q. Which of the following taxes are levied by the Centre but collected and appropriated by the states (Art 268)?

  1. Taxes on the sale of goods in the course of inter-state trade.
  2. Any cess levied for specific purposes.
  3. Land Revenue
  4. Tolls

Mark the correct response:

    1. Only 3
    2. 1 and 3 only
    3. 1,2 and 4 only
    4. None of these

For answers to the above questions and more UPSC MCQ on polity for IAS prelims, you can download the UPSC MCQ – Polity pdf.

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