Assistant Constitution

Indian Constitution – 08

ഭരണഘടനയിലെ നിർദ്ദേശക തത്വങ്ങൾ, മൗലിക കടമകൾ, രാഷ്‌ട്രപതി എന്നിവയെ കുറിക്കുന്ന ആർട്ടിക്കിളുകൾ, അവയുടെ പ്രത്യേകതകളാണ് ഇന്നത്തെ പാഠത്തിൽ ഉൾപ്പെടുത്തിയിരിക്കുന്നത്

  • Part 4 of the Indian constitution deals with

Directive Principles of state policy (Articles 36 to 51)


  • First country to include Directive principles in its constitution



  • Which is called by Dr. Ambedkar as “novel features of the Indian Constitution”

Directive Principles


  • Gandhiji’s state concepts are included in which part of the Indian Constitution

Directive Principles


  • Aim of Directive principles is to

Establish a welfare state


  • Feature of Indian constitution meant for economic and social democracy

Directive principles


  • Feature of Indian constitution meant for political democracy

Fundamental rights


  • Identify the correct statement

Directive principles are non-justiciable while Fundamental rights are justiciable


  • Directive principles are classified as

Socialistic principles, Gandhian Principles, and Liberal Intellectual Principles


  • Article deals with equal pay for equal work for men and women

Article 39 D


  • Article provides equal justice and free legal aid to poor

Article 39 A


  • Article to organize village panchayats

Article 40


  • Article to secure for all citizens a uniform civil code throughout the country

Article 44


  • (The only) State having uniform civil code in India



  • Article to provide early childhood care and education to all children up to the age of six years

Article 45


  • Article deals with prohibition of liquor

Article 47

  • State which bans liquor from the time of its formation



  • Article deals with prohibition of slaughter of cows

Article 48


  • State which bans slaughter of cows for the first time



  • Article deals with protection of environment

Article 48 A


  • Article deals with separation of judiciary from executive

Article 50


  • Article deals with promotion of International peace and security

Article 51


  • Who described Directive principles as like a cheque on bank payable at the convenience of the bank

KT Shah


  • Who described Fundamental rights as injunctions to prohibit the govt from doing certain things, Directive principles are affirmative instructions to the govt to do certain things

Alan Gledhill


  • Fundamental duties are added to the Indian Constitution by which amendment

42nd Constitutional amendment act of 1976


  • No of Fundamental duties added through 42nd amendment act



  • New part inserted in Constitution to include Fundamental duties

Part 4 A


  • New Article inserted in Constitution to include Fundamental duties

Article 51 A


  • The committee which recommends Fundamental duties to the Indian Constitution

Swaran Singh Committee


  • Prime Minister who included Fundamental duties to the Indian Constitution

Indira Gandhi


  • No of Fundamental duties at present



  • 11th Fundamental duty added by which amendment act

86th Constitutional Amendment Act 2002


  • Like Directive principles, Fundamental duties are



  • 11th Fundamental duty added in 2002

To provide opportunities for education to his child between the age of 6 and 14


  • Union executive consists of

President, Vice-president, Prime Minister, Council of Ministers and the Attorney General


  • Which article says that there shall be a president of India

Article 52


  • As per the Article 52, the head of the Indian Union is

The President


  • Head of central government

Prime Minister


  • Who is called as de-jure or Constitutional head of the state

The President


  • Who is called as Defacto or Real head of the state

Prime Minister


  • First citizen of India and Supreme Commander of the defence forces of India

The President

(To be Continued…)