CBSE Questions for Class 9 Civics Constitutional Design Quiz 1 -

Who among the following was the Constitutional adviser to the Constituent Assembly of India?
  • Dr. B.N. Rau
  • Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
  • K.M. Munshi
  • M.C. Setalvad
Which one of the following Union Territory has been provided representation in the Rajya Sabha?
  • Delhi
  • Pondicherry
  • Both (a) and (b)
  • None of the above
Transformation of ideas, thoughts and practices of the people in a long period of time is called _____.
  • Revolution
  • Evolution
  • Revolt
  • None of these
The constitution of India declares India to be :
  • India is a Union of States
  • India is a federation
  • India is a Unitary States
  • India is a Union of provinces
A proclamation of emergency by the president ________________.
  • Cannot apply to Jammu and Kashmir
  • Shall have effect in Jammu and Kashmir only on concurrences of the state legislature.
  • Shall apply to Jammu and Kashmir only on endorsement by its Governor.
  • Has to be separately issued for Jammu and Kashmir.
Fundamental Law of the land is called _____________.
  • State
  • Constitution
  • Parliament Act
  • Ordinance
The governor of a state is appointed by the president on the advice of the _________________.
  • Chief Minister
  • Chief Justice
  • Prime Minister
  • Vice-President
Leaders of the freedom movement had an open mind that the country should be democratic after independence.
  • True
  • False
A country that has a constitution must be a democracy.
  • True
  • False
When did India become a Republic?
  • 1947
  • 1950
  • 1965
  • 1976
What was apartheid?
  • Gender discrimination
  • Linguistic discrimination
  • Caste discrimination
  • Racial discrimination
Given here are some of the guiding values of the Constitution and their meaning. Match them correctly.
Column IColumn II
aSovereign(i)Government will not favour any religion.
bRepublic(ii)People have the supreme right to make decisions.
cFraternity(iii)Head of the state is an elected person.
dSecular(iv)People should live like brothers and sisters.
  • None of these
  • a-iii; b-ii ; c-iv ; d-i
  • a-ii; b-iv; c-iii; d-i
  • a-i ; b-iii; c-iv ; d-ii
  • a-ii ; b-iii; c-iv ; d-i
Read the following statements about a constitution. Give reasons why each of these is true or not true.
The authority of the rules of the constitution is the same as that of any other law.
  • True
  • False
Constitution cannot be amended because it is the supreme law of a country.
  • True
  • False
Read the following statements about a constitution. Give reasons why each of these is true or not true.
Rights of citizens and limits on the power of the government are laid down in the constitution.

  • True
  • False
Read the following statements about a constitution. Give reasons why each of these is true or not true.
Constitution lays down how different organs of the government will be formed.
  • True
  • False
Which of these features is not a guiding value of the Indian Constitution? 
  • No external power can dictate to the Government of India.
  • The head of the State is a hereditary position.
  • All people are equal before law.
  • Citizens have complete freedom to follow any religion.
The Principle of 'checks and balance' is related to _______________.
  • Rule of law
  • Fundamental law
  • Fundamental Duties
  • Separation of Powers
Framers of the Indian Constitution were inspired by the practice of parliamentary democracy in _____.
  • U S A
  • Britain
  • France
  • Russia
Preamble of Indian Constitution has declared India as Republic State which means, head of the state is _____.
  • Prime Minister of India
  • Speaker of Lok - sabha
  • President of India
  • Chief Justice of Supreme Court of India

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