Indian Polity Questions For CDS/AFCAT/NDA & Other Defence Examination (Part-I)

In defence examinations, General Knowledge or GK plays a significant role. It not only helps students to score good marks in the written exams but also crack the SSB interview. Exams like CDS, AFCAT, and NDA & NA act as a game changer and give a winning position to candidates. Having good command over the subjects like GK is a must. Indian Polity is one of the most important topics in GK subject. It is highly beneficial for students to prepare this topic in order to score good marks in the written exam. Here, we bring some of the Indian Polity questions to help students in their preparation.

Que-1. Which of the following is/are correctly matched?

  1. India’s National Song-Vande Mataram
  2. India’s National Flower-Rose

III. India’s National Animal-Tiger

  1. India’s National Bird-Eagle

(a) I and IV

(b) I, II and III

(c) II, III and IV

(d) I and III

Ans: (d)

Que-2. The Indian Constitution establishes a secular state, meaning:

  1. The State treats all religions equally.
  2. Freedom of faith and worship is allowed to all the people.
  3. Educational institutions, without exception, are free to impart religious instruction.
  4. The State makes no discrimination on the basis of religion in matters of employment.

(a) I and II

(b) I, II and III

(c) II, III and IV

(d) I, II and IV

Ans: (d)

Que-3. The first attempt at introducing a representative and popular element in the administration was made by:

(a) Indian Councils Act, 1900

(b) Indian Councils Act, 1909

(c) Government of India Act, 1935

(d) Indian Councils Act, 1919

Ans: (b)

Que-4. Match the following:

Constitutional Provisions Sources

  1. Federation 1. USA
  2. Parliamentary 2. Britain
  3. Directive Principle 3. Canada
  4. Fundamental Rights 4. Ireland


(a) 2 1 4 1

(b) 2 3 1 4

(c) 3 4 2 1

(d) 3 2 4 1

Ans: (d)

Que-5. The correct nomenclature of India according to the Preamble is:

(a) Sovereign, Secular, Democratic Republic

(b) Sovereign, Democratic Republic

(c) Sovereign, Socialist, Secular, Democratic Republic

(d) Sovereign, Secular, Socialist Democracy

Ans: (c)

Que-6. Untouchability is abolished and its practice is punishable according to:

(a) Article 15

(b) Article 16

(c) Article 17

(d) Article 15(4)

Ans: (c)

Que-7. Which of the following is not a condition for becoming a citizen of India?

(a) Birth

(b) Acquiring property

(c) Descent

(d) Naturalization

Ans: (b)

Que-8. Who is competent to prescribe conditions as for acquiring Indian citizenship?

(a) Parliament

(b) State Legislatures

(c) President

(d) Attorney General

Ans: (a)

Que-9. The inspiration of ‘Liberty, Equality and Fraternity’ was derived from:

(a) American Revolution

(b) French revolution

(c) Russian revolution

(d) None of the above

Ans: (b)

Que-10. Match List-l with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists:

List-I – (Provision of the Constitution of India)

  1. Amendment of the Constitution
  2. Directive Principles
  3. Emergency Power of the President
  4. The Union-State Relationship

List-II (Source)

  1. Constitution of Germany
  2. Constitution of Canada
  3. Constitution of South Africa
  4. Irish Constitution


(a) 1 2 4 3

(b) 3 4 1 2

(c) 1 4 2 3

(d) 3 1 4 2

Ans: (b)

In addition to this, there are plenty of Indian Polity Questions that students should prepare for various competitive exams, including CDS, NDA, and AFCAT.  Check out some more examples of Indian Polity Questions here:

Que-11. The Cabinet Mission to India was headed by:

(a)  Stafford Cripps

(b)  A.V. Alexander

(c)   Lord Pethick Lawrence

(d)  Hugh Gaitskell

Ans: (c)

Que-12. The Constitution of India was adopted by the:

(a)  Governor General

(b)  British Parliament

(c)   Constituent Assembly

(d)  Parliament of India

Ans: (c)

Que-13. When the Constituent Assembly for the Dominion of India reassembled on 31st October, 1947, its reduced membership was:

(a)  299

(b)  311

(c) 319

(d) 331

Ans: (a)

Que-14. Who among the following was the Constitutional adviser to the Constituent Assembly of India?

(a)  Dr. B.N. Rao

(b)  Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

(c)   K.M. Munshi

(d)  M.C. Setalvad

Ans: (a)

Que-15. The Constitution of India was enacted by a Constituent Assembly set up:

(a)  Under the Indian Independence Act, 1947

(b)  Under the Cabinet Mission Plan, 1946

(c)   Through a resolution of the provisional government

(d)  By the Indian National Congress

Ans: (b)

Que-16. Who presided over the inaugural meeting of the Constituent Assembly of India?

(a)  Sachidananda Sinha

(b)  B. R. Ambedkar

(c)   Dr. Rajendra Prasad

(d)  P. Upendra

Ans: (a)

Que-17. Who was the President of the Constituent Assembly?

(a)  Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

(b)  Dr. Rajendra Prasad

(c)   Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

(d)  C. Rajagopalachari

Ans: (b)

Que-18. The demand for the Constituent Assembly was put forward by the Indian National Congress in 1936 at its session held at:

(a)  Kanpur

(b)  Bombay

(c)   Lucknow

(d)  Lahore

Ans: (c)

Ques-19. The Constituent Assembly for undivided India first met on

(a)  6th December 1946

(b)  9th December 1946

(c)   20th February 1947

(d)  3rd June 1947

Ans: (b)

Ques-20. When the  Constituent Assembly  for the Dominion of India  reassembled on 31 st October, 1947, its reduced membership was:

(a)  299

(b)  311

(c) 319

(d) 331

Ans: (a)

The above are some of the examples of questions that might be asked in the defence exams like NDA, CDS, and AFCAT. Students should revise all these Indian Polity questions in order to score good marks in the written exam. In addition to this, there are plenty of books and study material available that prepare students for these defence examinations. Candidates can easily purchase these books and start their preparation.

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