Indian Constitution Related Questions



*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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