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Personal Questions Tell us about yourself!

"I am an outgoing person who interacts well with people, listen and understand to develop a deeper level of understanding. I like to prioritize my works and focus on its completion and Im very diligence. "I completed DCom in Sectorial practice, B.Com and now pursuing my Executive MBA at Christ University, Bangalore. I started to my career at ISRO as commercial Apprentice during 2009, immediately after completion of DCom, through campus recruitment, for tenure of one year and had a chance to work with the recruitment team. After the successful completion of the training in 2010, I was appointed as Stenographer on contract and had chance to work with various other departments in the ISAC namely in the recruitment, technical and in IT as a personnel secretary Currently Im working in the IT department as personnel secretary for Group Director Mr Rajeev Chethan, CCND and Mr Ramathan CND, with work scope of stenographer, transcribing notes into legal formats, letters and mails, Answering and forwarding calls, assisting in fixing up meetings Also I had chance to work with few renounced pupil in ISRO namely Mr. Malik ex-Deputy Director, CMA. Mr. Mayavan, Ex Senior Admin officer. Why do you wish to join ISRO? Next after the availability of science and technology I think the employees are the reason behind successful journey ISRO, and if this organization has a reputation or name in the field of science & space is because of them and I want to be a part of those people by which I will definitely groom my personality, knowledge and lifestyle and tomorrow when people appreciate this company I will feel proud to be the part of this organisation. Where do you see yourself in five years? Five year down the line I would like to see myself as an important part of ISRO. I would like to see myself as a more knowledgeable, well talented, experienced person, scaling to new heights. An efficient employee who will be more competent in skills and whom a company would not want to lose in any circumstances. How do you relate your previous work experience will suit this job? In my previous position, I used many of the same skills that are needed to do this job well. And been working as a part of ISAC I feel that it will be easy for me to adopt towards the organization culture and use my skills effectively. I feel my experience and contacts have prepared me for this step in my career." Do you have any questions? Thank you sir for giving me this opportunity, one question that I would like to ask is, what mistakes I made during this interview, and in what fields I should work upon, so that I could improve myself?

ISRO QUESTIONS What you know about ISRO? ISRO is the primary space agency of the Indian government. It is also one amongst the six largest government space agencies in the world ISRO was established in 1969, under the administrative control of the Department of Space, Government of India, headquartered in Bangalore. With current budget of Rs 66 billion (US$1.25 billion) The objective of ISRO is to develop space technology and its application to various national tasks. What are the various launch vehicles and satellites used in ISRO? There are two major satellite systems namely Indian National Satellites (INSAT) for communication services and Indian Remote Sensing (IRS) satellites for management of natural resources. Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) is used for launching IRS type of satellites and Geostationary Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) for launching INSAT type of satellites. What are the various organizations or groups under ISRO? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Antrix Corporation Limited Applications Centre Indian Deep Space Network Indian Institute of Remote Sensing Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology Development and Educational Communication Unit ISRO Satellite Centre ISRO Telemetry, Tracking and Command Network Laboratory for Electro-Optics Systems (SAC) (IDSN) (IIRS) (IIST) (DECU) (ISAC) (ISTRAC) (LEOS) (LPSC) (MCF) (NARL) (NRSC) (NE-SAC) (PRL) (SDSC) (SCL) (VSSC) Bangalore Ahmedabad Bangalore Dehradun Thiruvananthapuram Ahmedabad Bangalore Bangalore Bangalore Bangalore, Hassan; Chittoor Space Hyderabad Shillong Ahmedabad Sriharikota Chandigarh Thiruvananthapuram

10. Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre 11. Master Control Facility 12. National Atmospheric Research Laboratory 13. National Remote Sensing Centre 14. North Eastern-Space Applications Centre 15. Physical Research Laboratory 16. Satish Dhawan Space Centre 17. Semi-Conductor Laboratory 18. Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre

Who is the present chairman of ISRO? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Dr. Vikram Sarabhai Prof. M G K Menon Prof. Satish Dhawan Prof. U R Rao Dr. K Kasturirangan Shri. G Madhavan Nair Dr. K. Radhakrishnan from (1963-1972) (1972) (1972-1984) (1984-1994) (1994-2003) (2003-2009) 2010 to date -Present

What are the recent milestones of ISRO? 2012 Successful launch of GSAT-10 by Ariane-5 VA-209 from Kourou French Guiana (September 29, 2012). ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C21 successfully launches SPOT 6 and PROITERES from Sriharikota (September 09, 2012). PSLV-C19 successfully launches RISAT-1 from Sriharikota (April 26, 2012). 2011 PSLV-C18 successfully launches Megha-Tropiques, Jugnu, SRMSat and VesselSat-1 from Sriharikota (October 12, 2011). PSLV-C17 successfully launches GSAT-12 from Sriharikota (July 15, 2011). Successful launch of GSAT-8 by Ariane-5 VA-202 from Kourou French Guiana, (May 21, 2011). PSLV-C16 successfully launches Three Satellites - RESOURCESAT-2, YOUTHSAT, X-SAT from Sriharikota (April 20, 2011).

What is the first satellite launched by ISRO? ISRO First Indian Satellite, Aryabhata, launched (April 19, 1975).

General Questions

Current affairs- India


FDI Issue- India allowed FDI; in aviation upto 49%, in Broadcast sector upto 74%, in multi-brand

retail upto 51% in single-brand retail upto 100%


Mamtha rift from UPA- West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has pulled out of the UPA

coalition, in which her party was the second-largest member. All her central ministers resigned against FDI on retail sector.


Pension & Insurance- Government approved the proposals allowing foreign investors to own up

to 49% in insurance firms and pension funds.


Robert Vadodara & DLF- Arvind Kejriwal alleges DLF of giving Rs. 300 crore property

to Robert Vadodara in exchange to lands from Haryana Govt, that was allocated to public projects


Coal Gate Scam- It is a political scandal concerning the Indian government's allocation of the

nation's coal deposits to public sector entities (PSEs) and private companies with losses officially pegged at Rs 1.86 lakh crore


Irrigation scam: Costs of 38 irrigation projects in Vidarbha were increased from Rs 6,672 crore to

Rs 26,722 crore by the Vidarbha Irrigation Development Corporation.; This mind-numbing 300% cost escalation of over Rs 20,000 crore was approved in a short span of three months between June and August 2009. Under pressure, Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar resigns and probe is been ordered


Kejirvals New political Party: Arvind Kejriwal on declared that he along with his team, is ready

to plunge into politics and started a new political party that is yet to be named


Pranab Mukherjee as president: Shri Pranab Mukherjee assumed office as the 13th President of

India on July 25, 2012,


Kingfisher Airlines: The Kingfisher Airlines financial crisis refers to a series of events that led to

severe disruptions within Kingfisher Airlines. Ever since the airline commenced operations in 2005, it has been reporting losses. After acquiring Air Deccan, Kingfisher suffered a loss of over 1,000 crore (US$189 million) for three consecutive years. By early 2012, the airline accumulated losses of over 7,000 crore (US$1.32 billion) with half of its fleet grounded and several members of its staff going on strike. Kingfisher's position in top Indian airlines on the basis of market share had slipped to last from 2 because of the crisis.


Telengana Issue: The Telangana movement refers to a group of related political activities

organised to support the creation of a new state of Telangana, from the existing state of Andhra Pradesh in South India. The proposed new state corresponds to the Telugu-speaking portions of the erstwhile princely state of Hyderabad. Recently on September 30 Telengana March was held at Hyderabad demanding a separate state.


India at Olympics: This was India's most successful Olympics based on the medal standings,

winning a total of 6 medals (2 silver and 4 bronze), and doubling the nation's overall record in Beijing. Two medals were awarded to the athletes in shooting and wrestling. India also set a historical milestone for the female athletes who won two Olympic medals. Badminton player and world junior champion Saina Nehwal became the first Indian athlete to win an Olympic bronze medal in the women's singles. Boxer Mary Kom, on the other hand, lost to Great Britain's Nicola Adams in the semi-final match, but settled for the bronze in the first ever women's flyweight event. Silver Silver Bronze Bronze Bronze Bronze Vijay Kumar Sushil Kumar Gagan Narang Saina Nehwal Mary Kom Yogeshwar Dutt Shooting Wrestling Shooting Badminton Boxing Wrestling Men's 25 m rapid fire pistol Men's 66 kg freestyle Men's 10 m air rifle Women's singles Women's flyweight Men's 60kg Freestyle


Assam Violence: In July 2012 the Indian state of Assam saw outbreaks of riots between

indigenous Bodos and migrants of Bangladeshi origin. The first incident was reported to have taken place on 20 July 2012As of 8 August 2012, 77 people had died and over 400,000 people were taking shelter in 270 relief camps, after being displaced from almost 400 villages. Eleven people have been reported missing. 30,000 people from North East India have fled Bangalore after attacks and threats of more attacks to come after Ramzan. Cities of Pune, Chennai and Hyderabad also witnessed an exodus of people from the North East. In the national capital Delhi, rumours that people from the North-East will be targeted, particularly after Ramzan, have started circulating sms. Union Home Ministry has banned bulk SMS and MMS for 15 days to quell rumours and threats.


Fuel Price, Gas cylinder limitations: Govt raises diesel price, puts limit on LPG subsidy Rs.5 a

litre in diesel price and limits the number of subsidized gas cylinders to six per year. Current Petrol Price = 75.17 Rs/Ltr, Diesel Price = 51.24 Rs/Ltr, subsidised LPG= 399 Rs/ Cylinder &Non subsidised LPG= 899 Rs/ Cylinder


Lokpal Bill: The Jan Lokpal Bill, also referred to as the Citizen's Ombudsman Bill, is an anti-

corruption bill drafted and drawn up by a few self-appointed civil society activists in India seeking the appointment of a Jan Lokpal, an independent body to investigate corruption cases. This bill also proposes improvements to the Lokpal and Lokayukta Bill 2011, which is supposed to be passed by Lok Sabha in December 2011.


Cauvery Issue: The sharing of waters of the river Cauvery has been the source of a serious

conflict between the Indian states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. On 19th Sep 2012, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who is also the Chairman of Cauvery River Authority (CRA), directed Karnataka to release 9,000 cusecs of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu at Biligundlu (the border) daily from September 21 till October 15. But Karnataka felt that this was impractical due to the drought conditions prevailing because of the failed monsoon. Karnataka then walked out of the high level meeting as a sign of protest. Several Kannada organisations, under the banner of Kannada Okkoota, called a Karnataka bandh (close down) on October 6 in protests against the Cauvery water release. Supreme Court of India has announced the release of 9000 cusecs has to be continued


Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election: Election commission of India on 3 October

2012 announced the election dates in New Delhi to the assemblies of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh. The date for Himachal Pradesh election is 4 November 2012 and for Gujarat it is 13 December and 17 December 2012.


Mines suspension Bellary: A report published by the LokAyukta uncovered major violations and

systemic corruption in mining in Bellary, including in the allowed geography, encroachment of forest land, massive underpayment of state mining royalties relative to the market price of iron ore and systematic starvation of government mining entities. There is a huge difference in the market price of the ore and the royalty specified by the government as well as faulty measurement mechanisms of amount of ore extracted. It was found that 35 lakh (3.5 Million) tonnes of ore were illegally exported without paying a rupee of royalty to the exchequer, resulting in a loss of about Rs 16085 crores


Mines suspension Goa: Illegal mining in Goa cost the government Rs 35000 crore according to a

report recently presented in Parliament. Govt suspends all operations temporarily in 93 mines


Kudankulam Nuclear plant crisis: Thousands of protesters, belonging to the vicinity of the plant,

have used various means to protest against the plant fearing a Fukushima like disaster. The protesters base their objection on the "more than 1 million people live within the 30 km radius of the KKNPP which far exceeds the AERB (Atomic Energy Regulatory Board) stipulations. At least Rs 14,000 crore has been spent so far over the project. And the Supreme Court ordered the Plant to function and fuel was loaded in the reactors successfully.


Northern power grid failure: The July 2012 India blackout was the largest power outage in

history, occurring as two separate events on 30 and 31 July 2012. The outage affected over 620 million people, about 9% of the world population, or half of India's population, spread across 22 states in Northern, Eastern, and Northeast India. An estimated 32 gig watts of generating capacity was taken offline in the outage. An article in The Wall Street Journal stated that of the affected population, 320 million initially had power, while the rest of the affected population lacked direct access. Electrical power was restored in the affected locations between 31 July and 1 August 2012


Telecom 2G Scam: The 2G spectrum scam involved politicians and government officials in India

illegally undercharging mobile telephony companies for frequency allocation licenses, which they would then use to create 2G subscriptions for cell phones. The shortfall between the money collected and the money which the law mandated to be collected is estimated to be Template: INR Convert 45, as valued by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India based on 3G and BWA spectrum auction prices in 2010. However, the exact loss is disputed. In a charge sheet filed on 2 April 2011 by the investigating agency, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the loss was pegged at 30,984.55 crore (US$5.86 billion)

About India: Motto National Anthem National song Capital Official language(s) Legislature Areal Population GDP Total Per capita Time zone No of States No of Union Territory "Satyameva Jayate" (Sanskrit) "Truth Alone Triumphs Jana Gana Mana Vande Mataram New Delhi Hindi, English Parliament of India, Upper house- Rajya Sabha, Lower house-Lok Sabha 3,287,263 km2 1,210,193,422, Density -370.5/km2 $4.457 trillion, $3,693 IST (UTC+05:30) 28 7

Current Affairs- World


US Presidential Election 2012: The next United States presidential election is to be held on

Tuesday, November 6, 2012. It will be the 57th quadrennial presidential election in which presidential electors, who will officially elect the president and the vice president of the United States on December 17, 2012, will be chosen. Incumbent President Barack Obama is running for a second and final term during this election. His major challenger is former Massachusetts Governor, Republican Mitt Romney. Two other candidates have attained ballot access sufficient enough to mathematically win the election by a majority of the Electoral College: former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party nominee, and Jill Stein, the Green Party nominee


Syria crisis: The Syrian civil war, also referred to as the Syrian uprising, is an on-going armed

conflict in Syria between forces loyal to the Ba'ath Party government and those seeking to oust it. The conflict began on 15 March 2011 with public demonstrations as part of the wider Arab Spring. Protesters demanded the end to nearly five decades of Ba'ath Party rule, as well as the resignation of President Bashar al-Assad. According to various sources, between 28,000 and 42,520 people have been killed, of which about half were civilians, but also including 15,86517,365 armed combatants consisting of both the Syrian army and rebel forces and up to 2,050 opposition protesters. According to the UN, about 1.2 million Syrians have been internally displaced within the country.


Egypt crisis: The Egyptian revolution (Revolution of 25 January) took place following a popular

uprising that began on Tuesday, 25 January 2011. The uprising was mainly a campaign of non-violent civil resistance, which featured a series of demonstrations, marches, acts of civil disobedience, and labour strikes. Millions of protesters from a variety of socio-economic and religious backgrounds demanded the overthrow of the regime of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Despite being predominantly peaceful in nature, the revolution was not without violent clashes between security forces and protesters, with at least 846 people killed and 6,000 injured. The uprising took place in Cairo, Alexandria, and in other cities in Egypt, following the Tunisian revolution that resulted in the overthrow of the long-time Tunisian president. On 11 February, following weeks of determined popular protest and pressure, Mubarak resigned from office.


ICC T20 world cup 2012: Held in Sri Lanka at R Premadasa Stadium, West Indies won by 36 runs

against Srilanka. India was out at the Super 8 Stage of the game although it defeated South Africa. The Win for West Indies was coming after 33years at world cup level.


Nobel Prize 2012: John B Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka have won the 2012 Nobel Prize in

physiology or medicine. Serge Haroche and David J. Wineland in Physics "for ground-breaking experimental methods that enable measuring and manipulation of individual quantum systems"


Libya crisis: The Libyan Civil War also referred to as the Libyan revolution was an armed conflict

in the North African state of Libya, fought between forces loyal to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi and those seeking to oust his government. The war was preceded by protests in Benghazi beginning on Tuesday, 15 February 2011, which led to clashes with security forces that fired on the crowd. The protests escalated into a rebellion that spread across the country, with the forces opposing Gaddafi establishing an interim governing body, the National Transitional Council. On 16 September 2011, the National Transitional Council was recognised by the United Nations as the legal representative of Libya, replacing the Gaddafi government. Muammar Gaddafi remained at large until 20 October 2011, when he was captured and killed attempting to escape from Sirte.


Olympics 2012: The 2012 Summer Olympics, more generally known as London 2012, was a major

international multi-sport event, celebrated in the tradition of the Olympic Games, as governed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that took place in London, United Kingdom, from 27 July to 12 August 2012.

Rank 1 2 3 55

Country United States (USA) China (CHN) Great Britain (GBR)* India

Gold 46 38 29 0

Silver 29 27 17 2

Bronze 29 23 19 4

Total 104 88 65 6


Oscar Nominations: Barfi movie has been the Indian nominee for the Oscars.

Indian Ministers List President Vice President Prime Minister, Chief Justice Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Ministry of Planning Department of Atomic Energy Department of Space Minister of Finance Minister of Agriculture Minister of Defence Minister of Home Affairs Minister of External Affairs Minister of Science and Technology Minister of Power Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister of Urban Development Minister of Civil Aviation Minister of Environment Minister of Information and Broadcasting Minister of Labour and Employment Minister of Human Resource Development Minister of Communications and Information Technology Shri Pranab Mukherjee Shri M. Hamid Ansari Dr. Manmohan Singh Shri Altamas Kabir Dr. Manmohan Singh Dr. Manmohan Singh Dr. Manmohan Singh Dr. Manmohan Singh Shri P. Chidambaram Shri Sharad Pawar Shri A.K. Antony Shri Sushil Kumar Shinde Shri S.M. Krishna Shri Vayalar Ravi Shri M. Veerappa Moily Shri Jaipal Reddy Shri Kamal Nath Shri Ajit Singh Smt. Jayanthy Natrajan Smt. Ambika Soni Shri Mallikarjun Kharge Shri Kapil Sibal Shri Kapil Sibal

Karnataka Ministers list Governor Chief Minister Deputy Chief Minister Home Minster Chief Secretary Chief Justice Shri Hansraj Bhardwaj Shri Jagadish Shivappa Shettar R Ashoka R Ashoka Shri SV Ranganath Shri Vikramajit Sen

Constitution of India Questions 1. The model code of conduct for Political parties and candidates to be followed during election is: Answer: Specified in the representation of the People Act. 1951 2. Who is the chairman of the Lok Sabha? Answer: Speaker 3. Which one of the following Articles empowers the President to Appoint Prime Minister of India? Answer: Article 75 4. The constituent Assembly formed the drafting committee of India constitution on: Answer: 29th August 1947 5. Which one of the following sets of Bills is Presented to the Parliament along with the Budget? Answer: Finance Bill and Appropriation Bill 6. Which of the following exercised the most profound influence in framing the Indian Constitution? Answer: The Government of India Act, 1935 7. In which article of the Constitution of India has the Joint Sitting of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha been provided? Answer: Article 108 8. A Money Bill passed by the Lok Sabha is deemed to have been passed by the Rajya Sabha also when no action is taken by the Upper House within: Answer: 14 days 9. Name the committee for formulating the framework of restructuring railways: Answer: Rakesh Mohan Committee 10. Who among the following is/are not appointed by the President of India ? Answer: Vice-President

11. How many times (till October 2006) Indian Constitution has been amended? Answer: 93 times 12. The Chief Election Commissioner of India holds office for a period of Answer: for six years or the age of 65 years, whichever is earlier 13. How many Indian Territories are there in the Indian Union? Answer: 7 (seven) 14. The tenure of every Panchayat shall be for five years from the date of Answer: declaration of the election results 15. A citizen of how many years of age can cast vote? Answer: 18 years 16. Who is the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces in India? Answer: The President of India 17. Who is known as the sculptor of the constitution of India? Answer: B.R. Ambedkar 18. What is known as the Little India? Answer: Village 19. Who decides disputes relating with the allotment of symbols to Political Parties: Answer: Election Commission 20. What was the 'privy purse' in the context of the history of Modern India? Answer: A grant given by the Government of India to the erstwhile Princes of India 21. The term of Member of the Rajya Sabha is: Answer: 6 Yr

22. Finance commission in India are set up from Time to time: Answer: For transfer of economic resources from center to states 23. Who decides whether a bill is a Money Bill or Not ? Answer: Speaker of Lok sabha 24. How many times till 2006 the Parliamentary Elections have been held? Answer: 14 times 25. Who among the following did not serve as the Vice president before becoming president of India ? Answer: Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy 26. A federal structure of India was first put forward by the Answer: Act of 1919 27. Which writ is issued by a High Court or the Supreme Court to compel an authority to perform a function that it was not performing ? Answer: Writ of Mandamus 28. The Chief Election Commissioner can be removed from his office: Answer: On the basis of proved misbehaviour by 2/3rd majority of both Houses of Parliament 29. If the Speaker of the Lok Sabha intends to vacate his office before the expiry of his term, he sends his resignation to the: Answer: Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha 30. In which case did the Supreme Court of India determine that the Parliament has power to make amendment in fundamental rights, but it cannot make any change in the basic structure of the Constitution ? Answer: Keshavanand Bharati case 31. First woman judge to be appointed to Supreme Court was: Answer: M. Fathima Beevi

32. Which of the following political parties was first de-recognized and later on again recognized as a National Party by Election Commission of India ? Answer: Communist Party of India-Marxist 33. How many Judges constitute the Supreme Court? Answer: 26 Judges 34. Right to property according to Constitution of India is a Answer: Legal Right 35. Which is the highest Judicial Court of India? Answer: The Supreme Court 36. The first Five-Year Plan in India was launched in the year? Answer: 1951 37. Who is the Chief Law Officer of India ? Answer: Attorney General 38. Who prepared the first draft Constitution of India ? Answer: Advisory Branch of the Constituent Assembly 39. Who was the Chairman of the Draft Committee of the Constituent Assembly ? Answer: Dr. Answer: R. Ambedkar 40. When did Constituent Assembly adopt a national Flag ? Answer: 22nd July 1947 41. Who was the last British Governor General who addressed the Constituent Assembly ? Answer: Lord Mount Batten 42. When was the Constitution of India adopted by the Constituent Assembly ?

Answer: 26th Nov. 1949 43. In the Parliament of India Upper House in known as ? Answer: Rajya Sabha 44. In the National Flag, what does saffron colour represent ? Answer: Spirit of Renunciation 45. In the National Flag, which colour is used in the wheel ? Answer: Navy Blue 46. Chief Election Commissioner of India holds office for a period of ? Answer: For six years or till the age of 65 years, whichever is earlier 47. The First Election Commissioner of India was Answer: Sukumar Sen 48. The judge of the Supreme Court of India now retire at the age of Answer: 65 years 49. Which of the following bills cannot be introduced first in the Rajya Sabha? Answer: Money Bill 50. The speaker of the Lok Sabha: Answer: Votes only in case of tie 51.First state in India which was created on linguistic basis ? Answer: Andhra Pradesh 52. During which Five Year Plan was Green Revolution initiated in India? Answer: 6th 53. Planing Commission is a -

Answer: Quasi-political body 54. National Development council was constituted on Answer: August 6, 1952 55. Which law officer shall have the right to speak in both the Houses of Parliament ? Answer: Attorney General 56. Which Article of the Constitution of India mentioned the posts of the Chairman and Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha ? Answer: 89 57. In which session of Parliament, Railway and General Budgets are presented ? Answer: First session 58. Where wards Committees are found ? Answer: Municipalities 59. Who has the Authority to approve President Rule in the state ? Answer: Parliament 60. Constitutionally, who has the power to make a law on the subject mentionable in the Union List : Answer: Parliament 61. In the Union govt. the council of minister is collectively responsible to the: Answer: Lok sabha 62. How many members are nominated to the Rajya-Sabha ? Answer: 12 63. The judges of the High court of a state are appointed by ? Answer: President

64. According to Which articles of the Indian Constitution is Hindi, In devnagari script the official language of the Union ? Answer: Article 343 65. Which constitutional article provides personal immunity to the head of the states for his official act from legal action, including proceedings for contempt of Court ? Answer: Article 361 66. Under which Constitutional Article, Union Government has the power to give direction to the State Govt. regarding any of the provisions of the Constitution ? Answer: Article 365 67. What is the meaning of Foreign State as given in our Indian Constitution ? Answer: Any State other than India 68. Who decides allotment of symbols to Political Parties ? Answer: Election Commission 69. Who decides de-recognition of the Political Party solely on the basis of its performance at the election, e.g., bycotting of the election ? Answer: Election Commission 70. After declaration of financial emergency by the President, what is the period of operation without approval by the Parliament ? Answer: Two Months 71. When was the Constituent Assembly convened? Answer: 1946 72. When was the first session of the Constituent Assembly held? Answer: 9 December, 1946 73. Under which Plan was the Constituent Assembly constituted?

Answer: Cabinet Mission Plan 74. Who was the President of the Constituent Assembly? Answer: Dr. Rajandra Prasad 75. Who was the Chairman of the Drafting Committee? Answer: B R. Ambedkar 76. When was the drafting of the Indian Constitution completed and adopted? Answer: 26 November, 1949 77. When was the Constitution of India put into effect? Answer: 26 January, 1950 78. since when India became a Republic? Answer: 26 January, 1950 79. Who was the first Vice- President of the Indian Union? Answer: Dr. Rajendra Prasad 80. Who was the first Vice- President of the Indian Union? Answer: Radhakrishnan 81. Who was the first Prime Minister of the Indian Union? Answer: Jawaharlal Nehru 82. Who was the last Governor- General (Viceroy) of British India? Answer: Lord Mountbatten 83. What is the tenure of Lok Sabha? Answer: 5 years 84. Who adopted the National Flag of India?

Answer: The Constituent Assembly (July 1947) 85. Who set forth the main objectives of the Constituent Assembly in the form of the Objective Resolution? Answer: Jawaharlal Nehru 86. How many articles are there in the Indian Constitution? Answer: 395 Articles 87. How many Fundamental Rights have been guaranteed by the Indian Constitution? Answer: 6(six) 88. How many Fundamental Duties have been assigned to the citizens of India? Answer: 10(ten) 89. Who appoints the Prime minister of India? Answer: The President of India 90. How is the President of India elected? Answer: By Electoral College 91. What is the name of the Upper House of the Indian Parliament? Answer: Rajya Sabha 99. What is the name of the Lower House of the Indian Parliament? Answer: Lok Sabha 93. Who presides over the session of the Lok Sabha? Answer: The Speaker 94. Who presides over the session of the Rajya Sabha? Answer: The Vice-President of India

95. Can President's rule be imposed on the Central like that in the states? Answer: No 96. Who appoints the Governors of States? Answer: The President of India 97. What is the total number of members in the Lok Sabha? Answer: 552 98. What is the number of elected members in the Lok Sabha? Answer: 530 99. How many members constitute the Rajya Sabha? Answer: 250 100. How are the members of the Rajya Sabha elected? Answer: Proportional representation by single transferable vote