One-Liner Guide to Indian Constitutional Law, Part I


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Welcome to the inaugural part of our One-Liner Guide to Indian Constitutional Law. In this journey through the intricate tapestry of India's legal foundation, we embark on a concise yet insightful exploration of key elements, milestones, and personalities that have shaped the constitutional landscape. Whether you're a law student, a passionate learner, or just someone curious about the foundations of India's governance, join us as we unravel the complexities and nuances of Indian Constitutional Law.


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1. Who is the person fondly known as the Chief Architect of the Indian Constitution?

Dr. B. R. Ambedkar is affectionately known as the Chief Architect of the Indian Constitution.

2. First attempt in the world to constitute a Constituent Assembly to frame a Constitution was made by

The first attempt in the world to constitute a Constituent Assembly to frame a Constitution was made by America.

3. The idea of the Constitution of India was flashed for the first time by?

The idea of the Constitution of India was first introduced by M. N. Roy.

4. The plan of setting up a Constituent Assembly to draw up the future Constitution for India was given by?

The Cabinet Mission Plan.

5. Which of the following word was added into the Preamble of the Constitution by the 42nd Amendment Act, 1976?

The words "Secular and Socialist" were added to the Preamble of the Constitution by the 42nd Amendment Act, 1976.

6. From which Constitution was the concept of a 5-year plan borrowed into our Constitution?


7. The procedure of Amendment to the Constitution is borrowed from the Constitution Of?

The Constitution of South Africa.

8. Which country is the best example for the Federal and Unitary Governments?

The best examples for Federal and Unitary Governments are America and Britain respectively.

9. During Medieval India, which kings first established ‘Local Self Government’?

Cholas were the kings who first established 'Local Self Government' during Medieval India.

10. The East India Company was established in the year?

In the year 1600.

Question: Explain the objectives enshrined in the Preamble. Can the Preamble be amended?

11. Which Charter empowered the British Governors of Presidencies to make Bye-Laws, Rules, Regulations in conformity with the British laws?

The Charter of 1726.

12. Who started Dual Government in Bengal?

Robert Clive established the Dual Government, where the Nawab retained nominal authority while the East India Company controlled real power.

13. Who is the first Governor General of Bengal?

Warren Hastings.

14. Which Act created for the first ‘The Supreme Court’?

The Regulating Act, 1773.

15. First Law Commission was appointed in India for codification of laws under the Chairmanship of?

under the Chairmanship of ----- Lord Macaulay.

16. Which Act made the beginning of a Parliamentary System in India?

The Charter Act of 1853 introduced an element of legislative representation via the Governor-General's Council, laying the groundwork for parliamentary evolution.

17. By which Act, the Crown of England took the affairs of the Government of India into its own hands?

Government of India Act, 1858.

18. Which of the following Act made the Indian Legislature Bi-cameral for the first time?

Government of India Act, 1919.

19. Which proposal was referred as ‘Post Dated Cheque’?

The Cripps Proposal.

20. Indian National Congress started ‘Quit India Movement’ after the failure of?

The Cripps Mission.

Question: Describe special features of the Indian Constitution.

21. Partition of British India into two independent nations India and Pakistan was done according to?

Mountbatten Plan.

22. The Federal features of the Indian Government was introduced by the?

Government of India Act, 1935.

23. Which feature was borrowed by the Indian Constitution from the British Constitution?

Law making procedure, Parliamentary System of Government, Rule of law, bicameral legislature, ministerial responsibility.

24. The Government of India Act 1935 provided for?

Establishment of Federal Court, Diarchy at Center, Provincial autonomy.

25. The Constituent Assembly of India was created as per the proposal of?

Cabinet Mission.

26. The Constituent Assembly set up under the Cabinet Mission Plan had a strength of?

389 members.

27. The strength of the Constituent Assembly, after the withdrawal of the Muslim League, was reduced to?


28. How many Committees were set up by the Constituent Assembly for framing the Constitution??


29. Who of the following acted as the Constitutional Advisor to the Constituent Assembly?

B. N. Rau.

30. Who started with presentation of the ‘Objective Resolution’ on 22.01.1947??

Jawaharlal Nehru.

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