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Q:

How many languages have been listed in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution of India?

A) 14 B) 15
C) 18 D) 25

Answer:   C) 18



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The 1950 Constitution had includeed 14 languages in the 8th Schedule. Sindhi was added seventeen years later, by the Constitution Act of 1967. Three more viz, Konkani, Nepali and Manipuri were added in 1992 by the 71st Amendment Act.

Subject: Indian Politics
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Which of the following is called the 'popular chamber'?

 

A) Gram Sabha B) Rajya Sabha
C) State Assembly D) Lok Sabha
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Lok Sabha

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In India, which of the following articles of the Constitution of India provides for the formation of a new state?

 

A) Article 2 B) Article 3
C) Article 9 D) Article 1
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Article 3

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Rule _____ (of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in Lok Sabha) does NOT involve a formal motion before the Parliament House, hence no voting can take place after discussion on matters under this rule.

 

A) 149 B) 186
C) 193 D) 158
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 193

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The Gupta rulers imposed a fine called _______ which was a plough tax paid by every cultivator owning a plough.

 

A) Hiranya B) Sulka
C) Halivakara D) Kara
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Halivakara

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________ became the Prime Minister of Bhutan in November 2018.

 

A) Lyonchhen Lotay Tshering B) Lyonchhen Jigme Thinley
C) Lyonpo Sonam Tobgye D) Lyonpo Sangay Ngedup
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Lyonchhen Lotay Tshering

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As on January 2020, Shri Bhupesh Baghel is the Chief Minister of which of the following states?

 

A) Odisha B) Chhattisgarh
C) Jharkhand D) Haryana
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Chhattisgarh

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Which state’s Legislative Assembly adopted a new logo consisting of the national emblem and foxtail orchid (Rhynchostylis Retusa), the state flower, in January 2020?

 

A) Mizoram B) Meghalaya
C) Tripura D) Arunachal Pradesh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Arunachal Pradesh

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_____ was the first Chief Election Commissioner of India.

 

A) M S Gill B) T N Seshan
C) Sukumar Sen D) Sunil Arora
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Sukumar Sen

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