VTU First Year Engineering (P Cycle) (Semester 2)
Constitution of India & Professional Ethics
June 2012
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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) Who appoints the prime minister
a) The president of India
b)The sabha
c) The majority party in the Loksabha
d) The people of India
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(10) To be eligible for election as president , the candidate must be
a) Over 35 years of age
b) Over 60 years of age
c) Over 65 years of age
d) there is no limit
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(11) How many types of emergencies are envisaged by the constitution?
a) Only one
b) two
c) three
d) four
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(12) The president can proclaim national emergency only on written advice of
a) The Prime Minister
b) The union cabinet
c) The chief justice of India
d) The speaker of Lok Sabha
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(13) The tenure of Vice President is
a) Co-Terminus with that of the president
b) Five years
c) Dependent on will of president
d) Six years
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(14) Prime Minister is
a) Head of the state
b) Head of the government
c) head of the state as well as the government
d)None of these
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(15) What can be the maximum strength of the Lok Sabha
b) 545
c) 552
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(16) How many seats have been reserved for Union territories in the Lok Sabha
a) 20
b) 25
c) 30
d)None of these
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(17) Rajya sabha can have maximum strength of
a)250 members
b)225 members
c)330 members
d)350 members
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(18) What can be the maximum gap between two sessions of the parliament
a) 3 months
b) four months
c) six months
d) nine months
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(19) The supreme court consists of Chief Justice and
a) seven judges
b) Nine Judges
c) 11 judges
d) 25 judges
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(2) Meghalaya has how many seats in Rajya Sabha?
a) One
b) Two
c) Three
d) Four
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(20) Who is executive head of state
a) Chief Minister
b) the governor
c) The President
d) None of these
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(21) Can a person act as the governor of more than one states
c)Only for period of six months
d)Only for period of one year
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(22) An ordinance issued by governor is subject to approval by
a) The president
b)The state council of Ministers
c) The State legislature
d) None of these
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(23) The membership of legislative assembly of state varies between
a) 60 & 500
b)100 & 300
c)150 & 450
d)100 & 400
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(24) The high court of state is directly under
a)The president
b) Supreme court of India
c) The governor of the State
d)The chief Justice of India
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(25) On what ground a judge of High court can be removed
a)Proved misbehaviour or incapacity
c) Insanity
d) All of these
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(26) Preamble declares the objectives of constitution as
a) Secularism
b) Justice, Liberty, Equality and Fraternity
c) Democratic socialist
d) Liberalism
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(27) Preamble declares that the constitution of India was adopted on
a) 15th August, 1947
b) 26th January, 1950
c) 6th December, 1945
d) 26th November, 1949.
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(28) Indian constitution has
a) 410 articles
b) 358 articles
c) 401 articles
d) 395 articles
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(29) Indian constitution has
a) 12 Schedules
b) 7 Schedules
c) 9 schedules
d) 10 schedules
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(3) Which Is exclusive power of Rajya Sabha?
a) To initiate money bills
b) To impeach the President
c) To declare a subject of state list as a subject of National importance
d) To remove Prime minister
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(30) Secularism means
(a) absence of state religion
b) Right of religious freedom
c) Equality of all religions
d) All the above
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(31) Which Article of Indian Constitution lays down the method of amendment
a) Article 371
b) Article 368
c) 42 and Amendment
d) 44th Amendment
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(32) The constitution lays down how many fundamental duties of a citizen ?
b) 11
c) 15
d) 20
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(33) Which is not a fundamental right?
a) Right to freedom
b) Right to constitutional remedies
c) Right to property
d) Right to equality.
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(34) Directive principles of state policy have been described in Articles.
a)36 to 51
b) 1 to 11
c) 12 to 35
d) 19 to 27
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(35) Union list has
a) 95 subjects
b) 97 subjects
c) 105 subjects
d) 66 subjects
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(36) Centre can declare constitutional emergency in a state under article
a) 152
b) 360
c) 356
d) 365
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(37) In India residuary Powers are with
a) State government
b) Union Government
c) Local government
d) Government of Union territories
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(38) India has a
a) Democracy
b) Presidential system
c) Direct democracy
d) Parliamentary democracy
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(39) President of India is elected by
a) Elected MPs
b) All elected MPs and all elected MLAs
c) Elected MLAs
d) All MPs and MLAs
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(4) The constitution of India Is
a) rigid
b) flexible
c)party rigid and party flexible
d) very rigid
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(40) Who has the emergency powers?
a) Prime Minister
b) Union cabinet
c) President of India
d) Union Parliament
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(41) The amendment procedure of Indian constitution has been modeled on the constitution of
a)South Africa
b) Canada
c) USA
d) Switzerland
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(42) In India, the citizens have been given the right to vote on the basis of
b) education
c) property qualification
d) duration of stay in country
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(43) Ethics Is
a) Normative science
b) Natural science
c)Both Normative and Natural
d) Objective scheme
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(44) Work above and beyond full call of duty means
a) good work
b) reasonable work
c) work involving high risk
d) responsible work
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(45) Engineering ethic
a) Stimulates to conduct research
b) Shines on time management
c) Acquire new skills in engineering techniques
d) Stimulates the moral imagination
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(46) Study of engineering ethics helps to
a) Recognize ethical issue
b) Develops one's knowledge and skill
c) Develops one's moral character
d) provide satisfactory service to public
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(47) This is not impediment to responsibility.
a) Fear
b)Self interest
c) Group thinking
d) Critical acceptance of authority
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(48) This is not dishonesty In science and engineering
b) Blending
c) Trimming
d) Cooking
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(49) Engineers can use code of ethics as guide lines to
a) Resolve the conflicts
b) Formulate the problem
c) Shift the responsibility
d)Overcome the work pressure
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(5) The Fundamental Rights of Indian citizen are contained in ?
a)Part lll of constitution
b) Part IV of constitution
c) The Seventh schedule of the constitution
d) None of these
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(50) Engineers must protect the public from
a) Acceptable risk
b) Impending risk
c) Technical risk
d) None of these
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(6) Supreme Court of India has how many judges
a) 24
b) 25
c) One Chief justice and 25 other Judges
d) 13
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(7) What Is the tenure of member of Rajya Sabha?
a) 6 years
b) 3 years
c) 5 years
d) No fixed tenure
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(8) The Chief Justice of India is appointed on principle of
a) Merit
b) Will of President
c) Seniority
d) Election by the Judges
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(9) The Directive Principles of state policy are
(a) Justiciable
b) Non Justiciable
c) Only some directive principles are justiciable
d) None of these
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