Constitution: Why and How? – Class 11 Political Science MCQs

This section contains the multiple-choice questions and answers on the constitution: why and how for class 11 political science.

Constitution: Why and How? MCQs

1. Who is the father of the Indian constitution?

  1. Mahatma Gandhi
  2. Nehru
  3. Tagore
  4. Ambedkar

Answer: D) Ambedkar


Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar is known as the father of the Indian constitution.

2. What did India borrow from the British constitution?

  1. Speaker in Lok Sabha
  2. Rights
  3. Democracy
  4. Justice

Answer: A) Speaker in Lok Sabha


The idea of the speaker in Lok Sabha is borrowed from the British constitution.

3. "To announce publicly at the start of a law." is called?

  1. Promulgation
  2. Integration
  3. Opening
  4. Disparity

Answer: A) Promulgation


Promulgation is a term that is used to define "To announce publicly at the starting of a law".

4. How many chambers are there in the Indian constitution?

  1. 3
  2. 4
  3. 2
  4. 14

Answer: C) 2


There are two chambers, they are - Rajya Sabha (Council of States) and Lok Sabha (House of the People).

5. Who is the Constitutional Advisor of the Constituent Assembly?

  1. B.N. Rau
  2. B. R. Ambedkar
  3. Surendra Nath Mukherjee
  4. Nehru

Answer: A) B.N. Rau


B.N Rau is the constitutional Advisor of the constituent assembly.

6. How many members are part of the Constituent Assembly?

  1. 285
  2. 284
  3. 316
  4. 118

Answer: B) 284


There are 284 members are part of the Constituent Assembly.

7. When was the Indian constitution Ratified?

  1. 26 January 1950
  2. 24 January 1948
  3. 18 September 1945
  4. 26 November 1949

Answer: D) 26 November 1949


Indian constitution was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on 26th November, 1949 and came into force on 26th January, 1950.

8. Who decides how the government will be constituted?

  1. Parliament
  2. President
  3. Constitution
  4. Judiciary

Answer: C) Constitution


The constitution decides how the government will be constituted.

9. Who is the final arbiter of the constitution?

  1. Democracy
  2. The legislature
  3. The judiciary
  4. Supreme court

Answer: C) The judiciary


The judiciary is the final arbiter of the Indian constitution.

10. The most recent state to be created in 2014 is?

  1. Telangana
  2. Daman and Diu
  3. Gurgaon
  4. Delhi

Answer: A) Telangana


The most recent state to be created was Telangana in 2014.

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