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Today’s Topic: Making Of Constitution-Part3

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Today’s Topic: Making Of Constitution-part3

Q1. Who was India’s Constitutional Advisor?

a) B.L. Mitter             b) K.M. Munshi               c) B.N. Rao                  d) A.K.IYER

Ans      C

Explanation:    (B.N. Rao was also the first Indian judge at the International Court of Justice.)

Q2. Which Indian artist decorated the handwritten Copy of the Constitution?

a) MihirSen                                      b) N. Banerji

c) Mukesh Bandhopadhyaya           d) Nandalal Bose

Ans      D

Explanation:    (Nandalal Bose (1882-1966) was one of the pioneers of modern Indian art and a key figure of Contextual Modernism.

A pupil of Abanindranath Tagore, Bose was known for his “Indian style” of painting. He was influenced by the Tagore family and the murals of Ajanta; his classic works include paintings of scenes from Indian mythologies, women, and village life.

He was also famously asked by Jawaharlal Nehru to sketch the emblems for the Government of India’s awards, including the Bharat Ratna and the Padma Shri. (9) Along with his students, Nandala Bose took up the historic task of beautifying /decorating the original manuscript of the Constitution of India.)

Q3. Who was the first elected chairman of the Constituent Assembly?

a) B.R.Ambedkar                    b) B.N.Rao

c) Dr.Rajendra Prasad            d) Jawaharlal Nehru

Ans      C

Explanation:    (Dr.Sachchidananda Sinha was the first elected chairman (temporary) of Constituent Assembly. Later Dr.Rajendra Prasad was elected as the president as its vice-president was Harendra Coomar Mookerjee, a Christian from Bengal and former vice-chancellor of Calcutta University.)

Q4. The Indian Constituent Assembly, after the partition, had the following number

a) 298                b) 299               c) 300                   d) 301

Ans      B

Explanation:    (The members of the Constituent Assembly were elected by the provincial assemblies by a single, transferable vote system of proportional representation. The total membership of the Constituent Assembly was389: 292 were representatives of the states and four were from the chief commissioner provinces of Delhi, Ajmer-Mewar, Coorg and British Baluchistan.

The Constituent Assembly (elected for an undivided India) met for the first time on 9 December 1946, reassembling on 14 August 1947 as a sovereign body and successor to the British parliament’s authority in India. As a result of the partition, under the Mountbatten plan a separate constituent assembly was established in Pakistan on 3 June 1947. The representatives of the areas incorporated into Pakistan ceased to be members of the Constituent Assembly of India. New elections were held for West Punjab and East Bengal; the membership of the Constituent Assembly was 299 after the reorganization, and it met on 31 December 1947.)

Q5. Elections to the Constituent Assembly was held in the year,

a) 1945              b) 1942                 c) 1941                    d) 1946

Ans:     D

Explanation:    (The Constituent Assembly was established while India was under British rule, following negotiations between Indian leaders and members of the 1946 Cabinet Mission to India from the United Kingdom. Provincial assembly elections were held early in 1946. Constituent Assembly members were elected indirectly by members of the newly elected provincial assemblies, and initially included representatives for those provinces which formed part of Pakistan (Some of which are now in Bangladesh). The Constituent Assembly had 299 representatives, including nine women).

Q6.The objective resolution was moved in the Constituent Assembly on

a) December 13, 1946 b) January 26, 1950

c) November 26, 1946 d) November 26,1950

Ans:     A

Explanation:    (On 13 December, 1946, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru moved the objectives Resolution:

  1. This Constituent Assembly declare its film and solemn resolve to proclaim India as an Independent Soverign Republic and to draw up for her future governance a Constitution;
  2. WHEREIN: The territories that now comprise British India, the territories that now form the Indian States, and such other parts for India as are outside British India and the States as well as such other territories as are willing to be constituted into the Independent Soverign India, shall be a Union of them all; and
  3. WHEREIN: The said territories whether with their present boundaries or with such others as may be determined by the Constituent Assembly and there after according to the law of the Constitution, shall possess and retain the status of autonomous Units, together with residuary powers and exercise all powers and functions of government and administration, save and except such powers and functions as are vested in or assigned to the Union, or as are inherent or implied in the Union or resulting there from; and
  4. WHEREIN all power and authority of the Soverign Independent India, its constituent parts and organs of government, are derived from the people; and
  5. WHEREIN shall be guaranteed and secured to all the people of India justice, social economic and political: equality of status, of opportunity, and before the law; freedom of thought, expression, belief, faith, worship, vocation, association and action, subject to law and public morality; and
  6. WHEREIN adequate safeguards shall be provided for minorities, backward and tribal areas, and depressed and other backward classes; and
  7. WHEREBY shall be maintained the integrity of the territory of the Republic and its soverign rights on land, sea, and air according to justice and the law of civilized nations; and 8.this ancient land attains its rightful and honoured placed in the world and make its full and willing contribution to the promotion of world peace and the welfare of mankind.
  8. This Resolution was unanimously adopted by the Constituent Assembly on 22 January 1947).

Q7. Who among the following was the Chairman of the State Committee of the Constituent Assembly?

a) B.R.Ambedkar         b) N.Rao           c)  Dr.Rajendra Prasad             d)  Jawaharlal Nehru

Ans      D

Important Committees Pf the Constituent Assembly and Their Chairmen

Name of the Committee Chairman
Committee on the Rules of Procedure Rajendra Prasad
Steering Committee Rajendra Prasad
Finance and Staff  Committee Rajendra Prasad
Credential Committee Alladi krishnaswami Ayyar
House Committee B.Pattabhi Sitaram Ayya
Order of Business  Committee K.M. Munsi
Adhoc Committee on the National Flag Rajendra Prasad
Committee on the Functions of the Constituent Assembly G.V. Mavalankar
States Committee Jawaharlal Nehru
Advisory Committee on Fundamental Rights, Minorities  And Tribal and Excluded Areas Vallahbhaipatel
Minorities Sub-Committee H.C. Mookherjee
Fundamental Rights Sub-Committee J.B. Kripalani
North-East Frontier Tribal Areas and Assam Excluded & Partially Excluded Areas Sub- Committee Gopinath Bardoloi
Excluded &Partially Excluded Areas  Ares (Other than those in Assam) Sub-Committee A.V. Thakkar
Union Powers Committee Jawaharlal Nehru
Union Constitution Committee Jawaharlal Nehru
Drafting Committee B.R. Ambedkar

Q8. Who was the de facto Prime Minister at the time of evolution of the Indian Constituent Assembly—

a) Moti Lal Nehru                             b) Sardar Ballabh Bhai Patal

c) Jawahar Lal Nehru                      d) H.N. Kunzru

Ans      C

Q9. Whoboi cotted the Indian Constituent Assembly—

a) Unionist Muslim              b) Muslim League               c) Unionist Scheduled Caste            d) Krishak Poja

Ans      B

Q10. In the Constituent Assembly, which parties were members—

a) Congress, Muslim League, Unionist Muslim

b) Unionist Scheduled Caste, Krishak Poja, Scheduled Castes Federation, Sikh (Non Congress)

c) Communists, Independents d) All the above

Ans      D



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