Sunday, February 24, 2019

WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

WBCS Main MCQs on Indian Polity and Constitutions P4

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16. The Government of India Act, 1935 vested the residuary power in the
(A) British Parliament
(B) State Legislature
(C) Federal Legislature
(D) Governor-General

Correct Answer: [D] Governor-General.
17. Quit India movement was declared by the Indian National Congress in Bombay session of ACCCC on
(A) August 8, 1942
(B) August 9, 1945
(C) July 18, 1947
(D) January 26, 1947

Correct Answer: [A] August 8, 1942.
18. Under the Government of India Act, 1935, the Federal Court had
(A) original jurisdiction only
(B) appellate jurisdiction only
(C) advisory jurisdiction only
(D) All the above

Correct Answer: [D] All the above.
19. For the first time, the system of appeal from India to the Privy Council in England was introduced by the Charter of
(A) 1608
(B) 1683
(C) 1726
(D) 1833

Correct Answer: [D] 1833.
20. Under the Charter of 1687, a Mayor's Court was established at Madras. The Mayor had to be
(A) elected by the Alderman and the Burgesses every year.
(B) nominated by the company.
(C) senior-most Alderman to be next year.
(D) nominated by the company on the recommendation of the outgoing Mayor

Correct Answer: [B] nominated by the company..



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