MCQ Questions for Class 9 Civics: Chapter 2 Constitutional Design

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MCQ Questions for Class 9 Civics: Chapter 2 Constitutional Design

1. In which way did the system of apartheid discriminate among the South Africans?
(a) Restricted social contacts between the races
(b) Segregation of public facilities
(c) Created race-specific job categories
(d) All the above
► (d) All the above

2. On what charges was Nelson Mandela sentenced to life imprisonment?
(a) For treason
(b) For breaking the laws
(c) For corruption charges
(d) For possessing illegal property
► (a) For treason

3. Why did the white regime decide to change its policies?
(a) Increase in protests and struggles
(b) Government realised that repression was becoming difficult
(c) Rise of sympathetic attitude in government for the blacks
(d) Both (a) and (b)
► (d) Both (a) and (b)

4. With the end of apartheid, who became the first President of South African Republic?
(a) F.W. de Klerk
(b) P.W. Botha
(c) Nelson Mandela
(d) None of the above
► (c) Nelson Mandela

5. Which of these did not form a part of the changed attitude of South African government?
(a) Discriminatory laws were repealed
(b) Ban on political parties and media was lifted
(c) Nelson Mandela was freed from imprisonment
(d) More discriminatory laws were passed
► (d) More discriminatory laws were passed

6. Name the autobiography of Nelson Mandela.
(a) The Long Walk to Freedom
(b) South Africa Wins Freedom
(c) Walk to Freedom
(d) Our Freedom
► (a) The Long Walk to Freedom

7. When did South Africa become a democratic country?
(a) 26 April, 1995
(b) 26 April, 1994
(c) 24 March, 1994
(d) 27 April, 1996
► (b) 26 April, 1994

8. What did the black population want in the new Constitution?
(a) A black President
(b) Substantial social and economic rights
(c) Whites should be turned out of the country
(d) Apartheid for the whites
► (b) Substantial social and economic rights

9. During negotiations for making the Constitution, the whites agreed to
(a) The principle of majority rule
(b) One person one vote
(c) Accept some basic rights for the poor and the workers
(d) All the above
► (d) All the above

10. When did Motilal Nehru draft a Constitution for India?
(a) 1927
(b) 1926
(c) 1929
(d) 1928
► (d) 1928

11. Which of these inspired our leaders while framing the Constitution?
(a) Ideals of the French Revolution
(b) Parliamentary democracy in Britain
(c) Bill of Rights in US
(d) All the above
► (d) All the above

12. Where was the 1931 session of Indian National Congress held?
(a) Nagpur
(b) Karachi
(c) Calcutta
(d) Delhi
► (b) Karachi

13. Which of these features were accepted by all the Indian leaders much before they sat
down to make the Constitution?
(a) Universal adult franchise
(b) Right to freedom
(c) Protection of the rights of minorities
(d) All the above
► (d) All the above

14. When did the Assembly adopt the Constitution?
(a) 26 November, 1949
(b) 26 December, 1949
(c) 26 January, 1950
(d) 26 January, 1949
► (a) 26 November, 1949

15. Who was the chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Constituent Assembly?
(a) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(b) Jawaharlal Nehru
(c) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
(d) Abul Kalam Azad
► (c) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

16. Who among these leaders was a bitter critic of Mahatma Gandhi?
(a) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
(b) Sarojini Naidu
(c) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
(d) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
► (c) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

17. How many amendments were considered before adopting the Constitution?
(a) Around 500
(b) Around 2000
(c) Around 1550
(d) Around 1000
► (b) Around 2000

18. The Constitution begins with a short statement of its basic values. What is it called?
(a) Preface
(b) Preamble
(c) Introduction
(d) Article
► (b) Preamble

19. The Constitution begins with a short statement of its basic values. What is it called?
(a) Preface
(b) Preamble
(c) Introduction
(d) Article
► (b) Preamble

20. Which of these countries is/are examples of a Republic?
(a) USA
(b) India
(c) South Africa
(d) All the above
► (d) All the above

21. Which of these positions is correct in relation to the ‘Sovereign’ status of India?
(a) USA can decide India’s foreign policy
(b) USSR can support the CPI (M) in setting up its government here
(c) The Indian government only can decide its internal and external policies
(d) Pakistan can control India’s Armed Forces
► (c) The Indian government only can decide its internal and external policies

22. Which of the following days is celebrated to mark the enforcement of the constitution?
(a) Republic Day
(b) Independence Day
(c) Gandhi Jayanti
(d) Constitution Enforcement Day
► (a) Republic Day

23. Which of these positions is correct in relation to the ‘Sovereign’ status of India?
(a) USA can decide India’s foreign policy
(b) USSR can support the CPI (M) in setting up its government here
(c) The Indian government only can decide its internal and external policies
(d) Pakistan can control India’s Armed Forces
► (c) The Indian government only can decide its internal and external policies

24. Who was the chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Indian constitution ?
(a) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
(b) Jawaharlal Nehru
(c) C. Rajgopalachari
(d) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
► (a) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

25. When was the Constitution of India adopted?
(a) 26th Nov, 1949
(b) 26th Jan, 1949
(c) 26th Jan, 1950
(d) 26th Nov, 1950
► (a) 26th Nov, 1949

26. The Constituent Assembly met for how many days?
(a) 114
(b) 280
(c) 365
(d) 150
► (a) 114

27. In the constituent assembly, the first captain of the Indian hockey team also had a role.
(a) Baldev Singh
(b) Somnath Lahiri
(c) Jaipal Singh
(d) K.M. Munshi
► (a) Baldev Singh

28. In which year did Motilal Nehru and others draft a constitution for India?
(a) 1931
(b) 1928
(c) 1929
(d) 1932
► (b) 1928

29. When did the Indian constitution come into force?
(a) 26th Nov, 1949
(b) 15th August, 1947
(c) 26th Jan, 1950
(d) 26th Jan, 1930
► (c) 26th Jan, 1950

30. Congress session of 1931 was held at:
(a) Karachi
(b) Lucknow
(c) Kanpur
(d) Madras, now Chennai
► (a) Karachi
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