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III. DIRECTIVE PRINCIPLES OF STATE POLICY (DPSP)

DIRECTIVE PRINCIPLES OF STATE POLICY (DPSP)


1. The framers of our Constitution borrowed the concept of DPSP from the Constitution of (OR) The idea of DPSP is borrowed from the Constitution of 
---- Ireland 

2. DPSP are contained in (OR) Welfare provisions under Indian Constitution are guaranteed under 
--Part IV  

3. Who described the DPSP as the ‘Novel Feature of the Indian Constitution’?
--- Ambedkar  

4. The DPSP aim at 
----  providing a social and economic base for a genuine democracy in the country 

5. DPSP are 
----  positive instructions to the government to work for the attainment of set objectives 

6. DPSP are in the nature of 
--- Guidelines to State  

7. The Constitution assures economic justice to the Indian citizens through 
--- DPSP  

8. The DPSP are included in our Constitution from Articles 
---  36 to 51  

9. All of the following Articles deals with DPSP except 
---- 50

10. The DPSP are 
--- Social Rights 

11. The DPSP are 
--- Non-justiceable 

12. By whom the DPSP be amended? 
---- Parliament, supported by more than 50% of States 

13. Planning in India derives its objectives from the 
---- DPSP 

14. The aim of the DPSP is to establish 
---- Welfare State in the country  

15. The enforcement of the DPSP depends on 
----  Resources available with the Government 

16. The DPSP may be classified into 
----- Socialist, Gandhians and Liberals 

17. This Act was not passed to implement the DPSP 
---- Arms Act 

18. Which one of the following is a DPSP? 
---- Raising the standards of living of the people 

19. Under which Article has the State been directed to secure for the citizens a Uniform Civil Code throughout the territory of India? 
---- 44 

20. ‘Common (Uniform) Civil Code’ means 
--- Common Civil law applicable to all 

21. ‘Uniform Civil Code’ means 
---- A codified law applicable to all persons of India irrespective of their religion 

22. Which among the following DPSP that has not been implemented so far 
---- Uniform Civil Code 

23. Article 51 mandates India’s Foreign Policy to 
--- Promote International Peace and Security, Encourage settlement of international disputes by arbitration &  Maintain just and good relations between nations 

24. The phrase ‘Economic Justice’ is found in 
---- Preamble and FRs 

25. The Right to adequate means of livelihood is to be provided by the State under the Article 
-- 39  

26. Article 45 mandates the State to provide for 
---- early childhood care and education for all children until they complete the age of 6 years 

27. It is the obligation of the State to protect every monument or place or object of artistic or historic interest and of national importance under the Article 
--- 49 

28. The DPSP seek 
---  To make the Constitution an instrument of social change 

29. In which part of the Constitution does the concept of welfare find elaboration? 
---  DPSP 

30. If India has to provide socio-economic welfare to its citizens, it should give enforceability to 
--- DPSP  

31. Certain socio-economic provisions are guaranteed under the 
--- DPSP 

32. The State imposing a tax on capital and wealth according to taxation laws is protected under Article 
-- 39 

33. According to the interpretation of the Supreme Court, the word ‘Material Resources’ means 
----  Both Movable and Immovable property  

34. “Distribution of material resources of the community as to sub-serve the common good” guaranteed under the Article 39B aim at the principle of _____ State. 
----  Secular


35. Who said in the Constituent Assembly that the DPSP are like a ‘Cheque on a bank payable at the convenience of the bank’? 
----  K. T. Shah  

36. Which one of the following wanted the DPSP to be the basis for all future legislation? 
----  B. R. Ambedkar  

37. Which Amendment of the Constitution accorded precedence to all the DPSP over FRs? 
---- 42nd  

38. Which among the following articles guides the State to promote the welfare of the State? 
--- 38 

39. Which Article provides for the separation of Judiciary from the Executive? 
--- 50  

40. Which Article recognizes International Law under the Constitution? 
---- 51  

41. In which case did the Supreme Court strike down the Provisions of the Constitution that accorded primacy to DPSP over FRs? 
----  Minerva Mills  

42. Which part of the Constitution aims at establishing a Welfare State in the country? 
--- DPSP  

43. Under DPSP, the State is expected to provide free and compulsory education to all children up to the age (in years) of 
--- 14 

44. Just and humane conditions of work and maximum living wages for workers is provided respectively under the Articles 
----  42 and 43 

45. The State is obligated to protect and improve the environment and safeguarding of forest and wildlife of the country under the Article 
---- 48A  

46. Protection and Improvement of environment and safeguarding of forest and wildlife under Article 48A is inserted into the Constitution by the ______ Amendment. 
---- 42nd  

47. Which one of the following is a DPSP? 
---- The State shall endeavour to protect and improve the environment 

48. The 42nd Amendment made additions to DPSP with regard to the following three matters. 
---Participation of workers in the management of industry, Protection of the environment &  Free legal aid to the poor 

49. Consider the following statements regarding the DPSP. 
----  The DPSP aim at realizing the ideals of justice, liberty, equality and fraternity enshrined in the Preamble to the Constitution &  The DPSP have to be kept in mind by the government while formulating policies and framing laws 

50. Which one of the following DPSP is based on Gandhian Ideology? 
----  Organization of Village Panchayats,  Prohibition on the use of intoxicating drinks except for medicinal purposes & To work for the development of weaker or backward sections of the society 

51. Which amendment of the Constitution sought to enhance the importance of the DPSP by providing that no law passed to give effect to DPSP contained in Articles 39 (b) and (c) shall be deemed to be void on the ground that it abridges the rights conferred by the Articles 14 and 19? 
--- 25th


52. Which of the following factors has been responsible for the slow implementation of the DPSP?   
-----  Vastness of the country, Lack of resources with the government & Lack of political will 

53. Which characteristic of the DPSP provided in the Indian Constitution is incorrect? 
----  No law can be passed by the legislature which is not in conformity with these principles 

54. Which one of the following DPSP reflects Socialist Ideology? 
---- to ensure a decent standard of living and leisure for all workers,  to provide adequate means of livelihood to all &  to prevent concentration of wealth and means of production and to ensure equitable distribution of wealth and material resources 

55. The DPSP to be followed by the State for securing economic justice doe not include 
---- to secure Uniform Civil Code 

56. Which one of the following has been wrongly listed as a DPSP based on liberal principles? 
----- 

57. The DPSP 
--- cannot be enforced in any court 

58. This is not one of the DPSP 
---  take stringent measures to eliminate corruption 

59. This is not a DPSP. 
---- Secure just and efficient judiciary  

60. Free legal aid (Article 39A) is inserted under the Indian Constitution by way of ____ Amendment. 
--- 42nd  

61. Village Panchayats (Article 40) are the best examples for India’s __form of government. 
--- Democratic 

62. The Indian Constitution is silent as to which of the following DPSP? 
---- Adult Education 

63. Which one of the following reasons have been wrongly listed for the slow implementation of DPSP? 
----- opposition from the society 

64. Which one of the following is not a DPSP? 
---- 

65. Which one of the following DPSP did not form part of the original Constitution and was added subsequently through constitutional amendments? 
---- to minimize inequality in income, status, facilities and opportunities amongst individuals and groups,  right of the workers to participate in the management of industries & to protect and improve the environment and to safeguard forests and wildlife 

66. In the event of non-enforcement of DPSP by the Government, a citizen of India can move the
-------- 


67. Provisions for a welfare State in India are found in 
---- DPSP  

68. In Gandhian Socialism, 
---- State is required 

69. Which of the following statements regarding the DPSPs is correct? 
----- The courts can compel the State to implement some of the important directives 

70. Which one of the following DPSP is a socialistic principle? 
---- Prevention of the concentration of wealth and the means of production, Protection of the health of workers & Equal pay for equal work to all

71. The purpose of the inclusion of DPSP in the Indian Constitution is to establish 
--- Social and Economic Democracy  

72. DPSPs are the conscience of the Constitution, which embody the social philosophy of the Constitution. The above statement was stated by: 
---  Granville Austin 

73. Slow implementation of DPSPs in due to 
----  Lack of political will 

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