MCQ Questions for Class 11 Political Science: Ch 7 Federalism

MCQ Questions for Class 11 Political Science: Ch 7 Federalism

1. Article 356 of the Indian Constitution deals with:
(a) National emergency.
(b) State emergency.
(c) Financial emergency.
(d) Armed conflict.
► (b) State emergency.

2. Residuary powers are vested with
(a) Executive.
(b) Parliament.
(c) Judiciary.
(d) Local Government.
► (b) Parliament.

3. Which one of the following is not a feature of Indian federation?
(a) Written Constitution
(b) Supremacy of the Constitution
(c) Distribution of Powers
(d) Dual Citizenship
► (d) Dual Citizenship

4. The union territory that was given a special status in the year 1991 was
(a) Delhi.
(b) Chandigarh.
(c) West Bengal.
(d) Lakshadweep.
► (a) Delhi.

5. Which one of the following articles declares India a 'Union of States'?
(a) Articles 1
(b) Articles 10
(c) Articles 4
(d) Articles 2.
► (a) Articles 1

6. According to the Constitution, India is a
(a) Federal state.
(b) Unitary state.
(c) Union of states.
(d) Quasi-federal state.
► (c) Union of states.

7. Appointment of the Governor is dealt under the article
(a) Article 167
(b) Article 124
(c) Article 162
(d) Article 155
► (d) Article 155

8. Which state of India has its own constitution:
(a) Tripura
(b) Meghalaya
(c) Manipur
(d) Jammu & Kashmir
► (d) Jammu & Kashmir

9. Which one of the following articles authorise the Parliament to protect persons in the service of the union or a state in respect of any action taken by them during martial law to maintain or restore order?
(a) Article 167 and 168
(b) Article 24 and 25
(c) Article 33 and 34
(d) Article 155
► (c) Article 33 and 34

10. Which Commission was appointed by the central government to examine the issues relating to centre-State relations?
(a) Punchhi Commission
(b) Rajmannar Commission
(c) Sarkaria Commission
(d) None of the above
► (c) Sarkaria Commission

11. The State Reorganisation Commission recommended the creation of
(a) Regional states.
(b) Religious states.
(c) Ethnic states.
(d) Linguistic states.
► (d) Linguistic states.

12. The concept of separate, sovereign national and state governments is known as
(a) Oligarchy
(b) Federalism
(c) Aristocracy
(d) Unicameralism
► (b) Federalism

13. "The Constitution of India is neither purely federal nor unitary but it is a combination of both. It is a composite state of a novel type." The quote is given by
(a) Hamilton.
(b) D.D.Basu.
(c) Herbert Samuel
(d) C.F.Strong
► (b) D.D.Basu.

14. Caribbean community was established by
(a) Treaty of Aix-La Chapelle.
(b) Treaty of Roses.
(c) Treaty of Caribbean.
(d) Treaty of Chaguaramas.
► (d) Treaty of Chaguaramas.
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