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Direction: Choose the right answer from the given options.
1
First constitutional amendment Act was passed in 1951, which added ---schedule in the Indian constitution?
» Explain it
D
This amendment act, added Article 15(4), Article 19(6) and Ninth schedule. It brought changes in the right to private property. It empowered the state to make special provisions for the advancement of socially and economic backward class.

Hence, option D is correct.
 
2
Which of the following abolished the privy purses of rulers of princely states?
» Explain it
C
26th Amendment act 1971, withdrew the recognition to the rulers of Princely states and their privy purse were also abolished. This ended the privileges provided to these rulers by the Constitution, during reorganization of Indian states after independence.

Hence, option C is correct.
 
3
Sikkim was not originally a state of India. Which of the following Constitutional amendment Act made Sikkim a fully fledged state of India?
» Explain it
C
First, the 35th Amendment laid down a set of conditions that made Sikkim an "Associate State", a special designation not used by any other state. Later, the 36th Amendment repealed the 35th Amendment, and made Sikkim a full state, adding its name to the First Schedule of the Constitution.

Hence, option C is correct.
 
» Explain it
D
The Indian Independence Act 1947 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that partitioned British India into the two new independent dominions of India and Pakistan.

Important points
  • Interim constituent assembly for both India & Pakistan
  • India no longer a dependency since 15.08.1947
  • Crown , no longer source of authority
  • No extra ordinary legislative power to Governor general and Governors
  • Office of secretary of state was abolished
Hence, option D is correct.

5
Goods and services Tax GST has been levied as a consolidated Indirect tax in India with effect from 01.07.2017. It has been based on which of the following?
» Explain it
A
Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a comprehensive indirect tax on manufacture, sale, and consumption of goods and services throughout India. GST would replace respective taxes levied by the central and state governments. It is a destination-based taxation system. It has been established by the 101st Constitutional Amendment Act.

Hence, option A is correct.