VTU First Year Engineering (P Cycle) (Semester 1)
Constitution of India & Professional Ethics
May 2016
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(1) Assume appropriate data and state your reasons
(2) Marks are given to the right of every question
(3) Draw neat diagrams wherever necessary

1 India has been described under Article 1 of the constitution as a
a) Confederation
b) Fedration
c) Federation with strong unitary bias
d) Union of States
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2 Preamble declare that the constitution of India was adpoted on
a) 26th November 1949
b) 15th August 1947
c) 26th January 1950
d) 15th July 1949
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3 The Constitution supports
a) Rule of Men
b) Rule of individuals
c) Rule of Law
d) Rule of women
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4 Part IIIrd from Articles 12 to 35 of the Indian constitution contains
a) Fundamental Rights
b) Directive principle of State policy
c) Emergency provision
d) Citizenship.
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5 Original constitution classified Fundamental Rights into seven categories but now there are
a) Five Rights
b) Six Rights
c) Four Rights
d) Eight Rights
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6 Cultural and Educational Rights under Article 29 and 30 are also called ____
a) Legal Rights
b) Moral Rights
c) Minority Rights
d) Majority Rights
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7 The aim of the Directive principle of State policy is to establish
a)Socialist State in our Country
b) Capitalist State in our Country
c) Welfare State in our Country
None of these
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8 The Farmers of the Indian Constitution borrowed the concept of directive priciples of State policy from the constitution of
a) USA
b) Ireland
c) Germany
d) British
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9 Fundamental Duties are applicable to all
a) States
b) Citizens
c) Persons
d) Foreigners
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10 Respective our National Flag is a
a) Directive Principles of State policy
b) Fundamental Rights
c) Fundamental Duties
d) None of these
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11 The president of India is
a) Electd
b) Selected
c) Appointed
d) Nominated
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12 The term of office of the President is _____years.
a) 5 years
b) 4 years
c) 6 years
d) 7 years
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13 The present Speaker of the Lok Sabha is______
a) Meria Kumar
b) Sumitra Mahajan
c) Somnath Chaterjee
d) Jaypal Ready
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14 Maximum strength of Rajya Sabha is
a) 200
b) 280
c) 250
d) 300
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15 The Prime Minister is
a) Constitutional Head
b) Head of State
c) Head of State as well as Govenrment
d) Head of Government
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16 Who appoints the Governor of the State
a) The President
b) Chief Justice of India
c) Chief Justice od State
d) Chief Minister
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17 A High Court judge retires at the age of
a) 65 years
b) 62 years
c) 63 years
d) 60 years
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18 How many houses are there in the Parliament
a) 3
b) 4
c) 2
d) 5
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19 Election Commission of India is
a) Multimember commission
b) Two member commission
c) One member commission
d) None of these
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20 The power to superintend direct and control elections is rested in the _____
a) Finance commission
b) Planning commission
c) Cabinate commission
d) Election commission
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21 According to Indian constitution the power of amending the constitution are rested with
a) President of India
b) Parliament of India
c) People of India
d) The Prime Minister of India
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22 Which of the following words was not added by the 42nd Amendment Act, to the Indian Constitution
a) Secular
b) Socialist
c) Flexible
d) Integrity
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23 Minority Groups are recognized on the basis of their
a) Population
b) Religion
c) Race
d) Caste
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24 Jobs are reserved for SC & ST people
a) At the time appointment
b) At the time promotion
c) Both at the time of appiontment and promotion
d) On the basis of their annual income
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25 Under the provisions of which Article of the constitution the Govenrment abolished the practice of untouchability
a) Article 18
b) Article 17
c) Article 16
d) Article 20
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26 While Proclamation of Emergency is in operation, the President cannot suspend certain Fundamental rights
a) Article 14 &16
b) Article 32
c) Article 19 & 23
d) Article 20 & 21
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27 When a State Emergency is declared all or any of the functions of the State Government are assumed by the
a) President
b) Governor
c) Chief Minister
d) Union cabinate
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28 The National Human Rights commission of India constituted in
a) 14 October 1992
b) 20 October 1994
c) 12 October 1993
d) 02 October 1996
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29 Human Rights are
a) Local
b) Universal
c) Regional
d) None of these
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30 The Town and City municipality members enjoy a terms of_____years
a) 4 years
b) 6 years
c) 3 years
d) 5 years
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31 Gram Panchayat is a completely ______body
a) Elected
b) Nominated
c) Selected
d) None of these
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32 Gram panchayat is the primary organ of the _______tier system
a) Two
b) Four
c) Three
d) One
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33 Professional Ethics is
a) Set of rules passed by professional bodies
b) Set of rules relating to personal character of professionals
c) Set of standards adopted by Professionals
d) Traditional rules observed since a long time.
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34 Minimalist view means
a) A narrow thinking
b) A ministerial view
c) A novel plant to minimize industrial loss
d) A concept of responsibility
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35 The formulate of a soft drink is an example of
a) Trade secret
b) Patent
c) Copy right
d) Trade mark
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36 It is not a kind of trademark
a) Symbol
b) Sounds
c) Goodwill
d) Designs
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37 An author retains copy right for
a) 100 years
b) 50 years
c) 60 years
d) 20 years
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38 The risk expert's approach is usually
a) Baised
b) Favorable to employer
c) Utilitarian
d) None of these
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39 In which year did the cabinet mission com to India
a) 1942
b) 1946
c) 1947
d) 1949.
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40 Who of the following acted as the constitutional advisor to the Constituent Assembly
a) Sachidananda Sinha
b) B.R. Ambedkar
c) Rajendra prasad
d) B.N.Rau
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