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Direction : Study the following question carefully and choose the right answer.
» Explain it
A
Indian constitution has total 12 schedules, each dealing with different aspect of political system in the country. 5th Schedule contains provisions related to Administration and control of Schedules areas and STs. It serves as a guarantee to indigenous population on the right over the land they live in. The schedules areas are defined as “such areas as the President may by order declared to be schedules areas.”

Hence, option A is correct.
 
2
Languages recognized by the Constitution are listed in which of the following schedule?
» Explain it
C
Eighth schedule of Indian constitution had 14 languages originally but presently there are 22 languages. It includes Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri etc. English is not included here. Latest addition was “Odia” by 96th Amendment Act 2011.

Hence, option C is correct.
 
3
How many schedules are there in India constitution?
» Explain it
B
Originally there were 8 schedules in Indian constitution. Later on schedule 9-12 were added through constitutional amendment.
  • 9th schedule- 1st Amendment act 1951
  • 10th schedule- 52nd amendment act 1985
  • 11th schedule- 73rd amendment act 1992
  • 12th schedule- 74th amendment act 1991
Hence, option B is correct.

» Explain it
A
Preamble of Indian constitution is based on “Objective Resolution”, drafted and moved by Pandit Nehru and adopted by the Constituent assembly in 1946.It has been amended once by 42nd amendment act to add three words” Socialist secular & integrity”.

Hence, option B is correct.
 
5
Which of the following mentions “Uniform civil code” for the citizens of India?
» Explain it
A
Article 44 of the Constitution says that there should be a Uniform Civil Code. According to this article, “The State shall endeavor to secure for the citizens a uniform civil code throughout the territory of India”. Since the Directive Principles are only guidelines, it is not mandatory to use them.

Hence, option A is correct.