VTU First Year Engineering (P Cycle) (Semester 1)
Constitution of India & Professional Ethics
December 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 The greatest impediment to responsibility is
a) Rampant corruption b) Self interest c) Interference by politicians d) Interference by higher officials
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2 Conflict of interest may be:
a) Actual
b) Imaginary
c) Produced
d) True
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3 The patent holder does not allow other to use potential information for years:
a) 10
b) 15
c) 18
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4 Fear is _____________ to responsibility:
a) a way to shift
b) an impediment
c) conflict
d) both a and c
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5 Risk estimation can be done by using:
a) cooking
b) trimming
c) event tree
d) both a and b
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6 How many members retired in legislative council for every two years?
a) 1/4
b) 1/3
c) 1/5
d) 1/6
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7 How many members are there in Karnataka Legislative Assembly?:
a) 120
b) 220
c) 225
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8 The Council Minister and Prime Minister should not exceed the total strength of the parliament
a) 5%
b) 10%
c) 12%
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9 The Prime Minister shall be selected from
a) President
b) Vice president
c) Majority party of Lok Sabha members
d) None of these
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10 The Vice President is elected by electoral college consist of
a) Adult franchise of the constituency
b) Lok Sabha and State Assembly
c) Rajya Sabha members
d) Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha members
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11 The president of India can be removed from his office only on grounds of
a) Accepting bribe
b) Disobedience of the parliament
c) Violating the constitution
d) Showing favours to his party members
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12 The disputes regarding the election of the president of India are decided by
a) The Supreme Court of India
b) The Parliament
c) The Lok Sabha
d) The High Court
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13 Who appoints the advocate general?
a) Governor
b) President
c) Prime Minister
d) Chief Minister
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14 The first president election held during the year:
a) 1950
b) 1947
c) 1951
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15 The Indian constitution the subject of administration have been divided into
a) Two list
b) Three list
c) Four list
d) Five list
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16 Which of the following words were added to the preamble of the Indian constitution by the 42nd amendment?
a) Secular b) Socialist
c) Integrity
d) All of these
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17 The ultimate source of authority of India
a) The government
b) The constitution
c) The parliament
d) The people
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18 According to the marriage Act of 1954 the age is fixed at 21 years for men and for women.
a) 16 years
b) 17 years
c) 18 years
d) 21 years
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19 Which of the following is no longer a fundamental right?
a) Right to freedom of religion
b) Right to equality
c) Right to liberty
d) Right to property
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20 The concept of welfare state is included in the constitution of India in the
a) Preamble
b) Fundamental rights
c) Fourth schedule
d) The directive principles of state policy
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21 How many articles included while making Indian Constitution?
a) 300
b) 368
c) 395
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22 The Indian council Act, 1909 is called as
a) Montague and chelmesford reforms
b) Minto Morley reforms
c) Cripps mission Act
d) British Act
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23 British parliament passed the Indian independence Act on
a) 15th August 1947
b) 18th July 1947
c) 26th January 1950
d) 14th August 1947
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24 The Act of 1935 abolished:
a) dyarchy in the provinces
b) provincial autonomy
c) dyarchy at the centre
d) None of these
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25 Indian constitution is flexible that it:
a) Cannot be amended easily
b) Can be amended only after under going a special procedure
c) Can be amended easily
d) Does not allow frequent changes
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26 Tendency of shifting responsibility will logically come down if there is
a) Group thinking
b) Microscopic vision
c) Fear
d) Both a and b
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27 Considering an engineering profession as building then, is its foundation of
a) honesty
b) creativity
c) imagination
d) both b and c
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28 Which of the following is not conflict of interest as applied to making judgment?
a) Actual
b) Potential
c) Apparent
d) Virtual
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29 The formulae of a soft drink is an example of
a) trade secret
b) patent
c) copyright
d) trade marks
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30 Which of the following is not the concepts of responsibility?
a) Minimalist
b) Utilitarianism
c) Reasonable care
d) Good works
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31 Which of the state having highest members in Lok Sabha?
a) Andhra Pradesh
b) Madhya Pradesh
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Karnataka
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32 The upper house is called:
a) Lok Sabha
b) Rajya Sabha
c) Vidhana Sabha
d) None of these
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33 Who appoints the chief election commissioner?
a) Prime Minister
b) President
c) Parliament
d) A. I. C. T. E
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34 The chief justice of India is appointed by:
a) Parliament
b) Government
c) Vice President
d) President
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35 The smoothing of irregularities to make data to look extremely precise done researches called
a) Trimming
b) Cooking
c) Plagiarism
d) Forging
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36 The financial emergency under article:
a) 352
b) 354
c) 360
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37 National emergency was proclaimed first time during the year:
a) 1952
b) 1956
c) 1962
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38 How many emergencies are there?
a) One
b) Two
c) Three
d) Four
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39 The term of Lok Sabha and legislative assemblies the period was extended for 6 years in amendment
a) 26th
b) 42nd
c) 44th
d) 46th
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40 Reservation for Anglo Indian in Karnataka legislative assembly:
a) 1
b) 2
c) 3
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41 The directive principles of state policy under article:
a) 16 to 30
b) 31 to 51
c) 61 to 76
d) None of these
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42 How many fundamental duties are there? :
a) 5
b) 6
c) 10
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43 The fundamental duties has been inserted during the tenureship of
a) Dr. Ambedkar
b) Gandhiji
c) Dr. Babu Rajendra Prasad
d) Indira Gandhi
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44 The President of India is
a) The real ruler of India
b) The constitutional head of the state
c) The head of the state as well as the government
d) The leader of majority party which forms the government.
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45 The president of India is elected for:
a) 3 years
b) 4 years
c) 5 years
d) 6 years
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46 For how many years, months and days did the constituent assembly work on the framing of the constitution of India
a) 2 years 11 months and 18 days
b) 13 years months and 16 days
c) 4 years 2 months and 18 days
d) 1 year 11 months and 15 days
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47 Equality of opportunity in matters of public employment under article:
a) 14
b) 15
c) 16
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48 Abolition of untouchability under article:
a) 17
b) 19
c) 21
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49 Classification of fundamental rights part:
a) I
b) II
c) III
d) IV
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50 Unnikrishnan V state of Andhra Pradesh AIR 1993 SCC 645 regarding:
a) Public interest litigation
b) Abolish of capitation fee
c) Smoking in public place
d) Notice pollution due to blaring of music during religion activities
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