General Studies Set-1

JagranJosh Experts came up with all new Conceptual Practice questions on General Studies for Civil Services Prelims exams which contains topics such as Indian Polity, Environment & Ecology, History, Geography, Science & Technology, etc. This practice set contains 15 questions with explanations.

  • Question 1

    Consider the following statements regarding the Directive Principles of State Policy:
    1. One of the principles vouches for the prohibition of slaughter of cows, calves and other milch and draught cattle. 2. The provisions contained in these Principles are non-justiciable.
    Which of the above statements given above is/are correct?
  • Question 2

    Consider the following statements related to the joint sitting of the Parliament.
    1. As per the Article 108, the President has to convene the joint sitting of the Parliament at least twice in a year. 2. The Chairman of the Rajya Sabha presides over the joint sitting.
    Which of the above statements given above is/are correct?
  • Question 3

    Consider the following statements:
    1. The Executive Power of the Union of India is vested in the Prime Minister.
    2. The Union Cabinet Secretary is the ex officio Chairman of the Civil Services Board.
    Which of the above statements given above is/are correct?
  • Question 4

    Consider the following statements related to the Sixth Schedule of Indian Constitution.
    1. It governs the administration of tribal areas in all the eight States of the North East India.
    2. It was added by the 52nd Amendment Act to the Constitution.
    Which of the above statements given above is/are correct?
  • Question 5

    Who/which of the following is the custodian of the Constitution of India?
  • Question 6

    Consider the following statements.
    1. Only 7 out of 29 States in India have a Legislative Council.
    2. Governor of a State can nominate persons having knowledge or practical experience in co-operative movement to the Legislative Council.
    Which of the above given statements is/are correct?
  • Question 7

    On which day, the Constitution was adopted by the Constituent Assembly?
  • Question 8

    Which of the following committees has the members only from Lok Sabha?
  • Question 9

    Consider the following statements.
    1. The Constitutional provisions provide for a separate flag for a State with the prior approval of the President.
    2. Jammu and Kashmir is the only State in the country that has a separate flag of its own.
    3. Flag Code of India, 2002 mentions the manner in which other flags are hoisted along with the national flag.
    Which of the above statements is/are true?
  • Question 10

    Which of the following is not a Fundamental Duty?
  • Question 11

    Consider the following statements related to NITI Aayog.
    1. It is a non-statutory body and was formed via a resolution of the Union Cabinet.
    2. The Union Finance Minister is the Vice Chariperson of NITI Aayog.
    Which of the above statements is/are correct?
  • Question 12

    Which of the following are the discretionary powers given to the President of India?
    1. Appointing the Ministers
    2. Making the rules to conduct the business of the Union Government
    Which of the above statements is/are true?
  • Question 13

    Consider the following statements related to the office of the President.
    1. The Electoral College includes all the members of both the houses of the Parliament.
    2. Pratibha Patil was the first woman to become the President of India.
    Which of the above given statements is/are correct?
  • Question 14

    Consider the following statements.
    1. Disputes between the Centre and States fall under the original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court.
    2. The Supreme Court can punish a sitting high court judge for contempt of court.
    Which of the above given statements is/are correct?
  • Question 15

    Consider the following statements.
    1. First Law Commission of Independent India was constituted in 1955.
    2. Usually, a law commission is constituted for a three-year term.
    Which of the above statements is/are correct?