*The idea of constitution was originated in
Ans : U.S.A
*A Constitution is known as
Ans : Law of land
*The mother of Constitutions
Ans : British Constitution
*The mother of Parliament
Ans : British Parliament
*The oldest Constitution in the world
Ans : Britain
*The land of modern democracy
Ans : Britain
*The cradle of Democracy
Ans : Greece
*The home of Direct Democracy
Ans : Switzerland
*Apex law of a Nation is
Ans : Constitution
*British Parliament was described as the mother of Parliament by
Ans : John Bright
*The lengthiest written constitution in the World
Ans : Indian constitution
*The shortest and the oldest written constitution in the world
Ans : American constitution
*The Indian constitution is both
Ans : Rigid and flexible
*Constitution can be divided into two
(a)Written Constitution (India, America)
(b)Unwritten Constitution (Britain, Israel)
*Father of Indian Constitution
Ans : Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
*Father of American Constitution
Ans : James Madison
*The nature of US Constitution
Ans : Federal
*US Constitution came into force in

Ans : 1789
*Number of articles
Ans : 7
*Amendments of US Constitution
Ans : 27
*The fundamental rights of US Constitution Is called
Ans : Bill of Rights
*Indian Constitution mostly owes to
Ans : Government of India Act 1935
The constitution of India was framed by the
Ans : Constituent Assembly
*Constituent Assembly was set up under the provisions of the
Ans : Cabinet Mission
*Cabinet Mission came to India from
Ans : Britain
*Cabinet Mission came to India on
Ans : March 24,1946
*Aim of Cabinet Mission
Ans : Helping Indians to frame a constitution by themselves
Ans : Lord Pethick Lawrance, Stafford Cripps and A.V. Alexander
*Cabinet Mission report was published on
Ans : May 16,1946
* The Cabinet Mission was sent to India by
Ans : Clement Atlee
*The Viceroy of India when the Cabinet Mission reached India
Ans : Lord Wavell
*Constituent Assembly was set upon
Ans : December 6,1946
*The first meeting of Constituent Assembly was held on
Ans : December 9,1946
*The first person addressed to the constituent assembly
Ans : Acharya J.B. Kripalani
*The oldest member of the Constituent Assembly
Ans : Sachidananda Sinha
*The temporary chairman of constituent assembly
Ans : Sachidananda Sinha .
*Permanent Chairman ‘of the Constituent Assembly
Ans : Dr. Rajendra Prasad
*The Vice president of the constituent assembly
Ans : Harendra Coomar Mukherjee (H.C.Mukherjee)
*Constitutional advisor of the constituent assembly
Ans : B.N. Rao
*The first meeting of Constituent Assembly was attended by
Ans : 207 members (including 9 women)
*Governor’s province of British India
Ans : 292
*Chief Commissioner’s provinces – 4
*Indian princely states – 93
*Dr. Rajendra Prasad became the permanent president of the Constituent Assembly on
Ans : December 11,1946
*Total strength of the Constituent Assembly fixed by the Cabinet Mission
Ans : 389
*After the partition of India, the total members were reduced to
Ans : 299
*Constituent Assembly was a partly elected and partly nominated body.
*The number of women members in the constituent assembly
Ans : 17
*Total number of Malayalee members of the Constituent Assembly
Ans : 17 (3 women)
9 – from Madras
6 – from Travancore
1 – from Kochi
1 – United Provinces
1.Annie Mascarene
2.Ammu Swaminathan
3.Dakshayani Velayudhan
*Dr. John Mathai
Ans : Malayalee who represented United Provinces in the Constituent Assembly
*Panampalli Govinda Menon
Ans : Represented Kochi in the Constituent Assembly
*Constituent Assembly was divided into
Ans : 13 committees (as per PSC answer key. Correct -22)
*The most important committee of the Constituent Assembly was
Ans : The Drafting committee
*Constituent Assembly worked in
Ans : 3 phases
*1st phase
As Cabinet mission plan (December 6, 1946 – August 14,1947)
*2nd phase
As a sovereign body Provisional parliament (August 15, 1947 -November 26,1949)
*3rd phase
As Provisional Parliament (November 27, 1949 – March 1952)

*July 22,1947- Adopted National Flag
*January 24, 1950 – Adopted National Anthem
*January 24,1950 – Adopted National Song
*January 26,1950 – Adopted National Emblem
*January 28,1950- Supreme Court came into force

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