Constitutional development in India MCQ Questions and Answers

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#1. Consider the following statements : The Regulating Act of 1773 was passed by the British Parliament in order to : 1.Establish parliamentary control the administration of the East India Company's territory in India 2. Make the Governor of Bengal as the Governor General of Bengal 3. to control and regulate the affairs of the East India Company in India Which of these statements are correct?

#2. Which of the following was/were the main feature(s) of the Government of India Act, 1919 ? 1 Introduction of separate electorates for Muslims 2 Devolution of legislative authority by the centre 3. Expansion and reconstitution of Central and Provincial Legislatures Select the correct answer using the code given below:

#3. Which of the following Acts was described by Jawahar Lal Nehru as 'Charter of Slavery'?

#4. Which of the following acts introduced communal electorate in India?

#5. The Government of India Act, 1935 was based on

#6. . Consider the following statements with reference to the provisions of Morley-Minto Reform Act in the Colonial India: 1. The Morley-Minto Reform Act raised the number of additional number of the Central Legislature 2. It introduced the principle of communal representation in the Legislature 3. It empowered the Legislation to discuss the budget and to move resolutions on it. Which of these statements are correct?

#7. Assertion (A): The Government of India Act, 1935 and the Constitution of India are both lengthy documents. Reason (R): The Government of India Act, 1935 was taken as a model and substantially incorporated in the Constitution of India

#8. Match List-I (Act) with List-II (Largely based on) and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists. List-I (a) Indian Council Act, 1909 (b) Government of India Act, 1919 (c) Government of India Act, 1935 (d) Indian Independence Act, 1947 List-II 1. Mountbatten Plan 2. Simon Commission Report and Joint Select Committee Recommendation 3. Montague- Chelmsford Reforms 4. Morley-Minto Reforms

#9. Which was not a member of Cabinet Mission ?

#10. The Indian Independence Bill received the Royal Assent on :

#11. Which of the following exercised the most profound influence in framing the Indian Constitution?

#12. By virtue of which Act, dyarchy was introduced in India?

#13. Consider the following Acts : 1. The Regulating Act 2. Pitt's India Act 3. The Charter Act 4. Indian Council Act What is the correct chronological sequence of these Acts?

#14. Two independent states of India and Pakistan were created by :

#15. Through which one of the following were commercial activities of the East India Company finally put to an end ?

#16. Dyarchy was first introduced under

#17. Which Act introduced Dyarchy at the centre ?

#18. Assertion (A): The Government of India Act of 1858 transferred the governance of India from the East India Company to the Crown. Reason (R) : The East India Company was unwilling to administer India any more.

#19. Consider the following with reference to the provisions of 'Government of India Act, 1935': 1. Establishment of an all-Indian Federation 2. Provincial autonomy, with Government responsible to an elected legislature 3. Redistribution of provinces and the creation of two new provinces Which of these were embodied in the Government of India Act, 1935 ?

#20. Which of the following vested the Secretary of State for India with supreme control over the Government of India?

#21. The Constitution of India came into force on:

#22. The first attempt to introduce a representative and popular element in the governance of India was made through:

#23. Consider the following statements-- The objective of the Montague-Chelmsford Reforms of 1919 was: 1. To give power to the local government 2. To establish dyarchy in the provinces 3. The extension of provincial government Which of these statements are correct?

#24. The Supreme Court of India was set up by the

#25. The Indian Legislature was made bi-cameral for the first time by

#26. The Montague-Chelmsford Report formed the basis of:

#27. The monopoly of Indian trade of the East India Company was abolished by the:

#28. The instrument of instructions contained in the Government of India Act, 1935 has been incorporated in the Constitution of India in the year 1950 as

#29. In the Federation under the Act of 1935 residuary powers were given to the:

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