Polity Questions and Answers

Polity Questions and Answers

Indian Polity and governance form an important part of the civil services exam syllabus. Questions based on the same are asked in the two written examinations for UPSC recruitment. In this article, BYJU’S brings to you a compiled list of Polity questions important from prelims and mains perspective.

The answers to the questions below have been given by IAS experts, and candidates can get brief and crisp answers to these questions based on important topics. These topics have been picked from UPSC Syllabus, especially based on the General Studies II paper of the mains examination.

Constitution, political systems and patterns, fundamental rights, parliaments, etc. constitute a part of the polity syllabus for the two phases of the exam and questions given below will help candidates get upfront and unambiguous answers to all polity questions for exam preparation.

Parts of Indian Constitution: The Indian Constitution is divided into 25 parts and 12 schedules. It had 395 articles in 22 parts and 8 schedules...
Article 238 dealt with the application of provisions of Part VI to States in Part B of the First Schedule. It was omitted by the Constitution...
The concurrent list consists of subjects of common interest to both the Union and the States. Both the Parliament and the State Legislatures can...
The following are the important elements of national integration: Democracy Fundamental rights Fundamental duties The unified justice...
National integration is essential for any nation with socio-cultural, religious, linguistic and geographical diversities. And for a country like...
Factors affecting national integration: CASTEISM: This is a major obstacle to national integration. There is a great difference in the...
National integration is essential for any nation with socio-cultural, religious, linguistic and geographical diversities. And for a country like...
19th November is observed as National Integration Day every year. It is celebrated to commemorate the birthday of the country’s first-ever female...
National Integration Day celebrated is celebrated to commemorate the birthday of the country’s first-ever female Prime Minister, Indira...
12th Schedule of the Indian Constitution deals with the provisions that specify the powers, authority and responsibilities of Municipalities....
ARTICLE 12 of the Indian Constitution defines a State. According to this article, a state includes: The government and parliament of India....
ARTICLE 13 deals with the laws inconsistent with or in derogation of the fundamental rights. Article 13: 13(1): All laws in force in the...
The term ‘state’ specifies the authorities and all the instrumentalities which are functioning within or outside the territory of India and those...
11th Schedule contains the provisions that specify the powers, authority and responsibilities of Panchayats. This schedule was added by the 73rd...
The Prime Minister of India is the head of National Integration Council. The First Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru, convened National...
National integration is the awareness of a common identity amongst the citizens of a country. It means that though the individuals belong to...
The following are the aims of national integration: Increase the feeling of brotherhood. Reduce differences in religion, region, race,...
National Integration Day is also known as Quami Ekta Divas. It is celebrated on November 19 to commemorate the birthday of the country’s...
National Integration Day is celebrated each year on 19 November, and it is also known as Quami Ekta Diwas. It is celebrated to commemorate the...
The first meeting of the Indian Constituent Assembly was held on 9 December 1946. The Constituent Assembly was constituted for formulating or...