OAS Prelims-2020 Daily Practice Set-21/01/2021: Indian Polity

1. A federal structure for India was first put forward by the:a) Act of 1861b) Act of 1909c) Act of 1919d) Act of 1935 2. When was our National Anthem first sung and where ?a) 24th January, 1950 in Allahabadb) 24th January, 1950 in Delhic) 26th December, 1942 in Calcuttad) 27th December, 1911 in Calcutta …

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OAS Prelims-2020 Daily Practice Set-11/01/2021: Indian Polity

1. Who was the Constitutional Advisor to the Constituent Assembly of India ?a) Dr. Rajendra Prasadb) Dr. B. R. Ambedkarc) Sir B.N. Raod) Shri K.M. Munshi 2. Which of the following countries has introduced “direct democracy”?a) Russiab) Indiac) Franced) Switzerland 3. Who was the President of the Republic of India who consistently described Indian Secularism …

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OAS Mains Q&A: Examine the difference between equality and liberty as a state’s objective?

Question Examine the difference between equality and liberty as a state’s objective? Sample Answer 1. Introduce the concept of equality and freedom (60 words)2. Elaborate on how equality needs a positive interventionist state (50 words)3. Elaborate on how liberty requires minimal state (50 words)4. Conclusion (40 words) Answer Approach Equality is defined as the absence …

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OAS Prelims-2020 Daily Practice Set-04/01/2021: Indian Polity

1. A federal structure for India was first put forward by the :a) Act of 1909b) Act of 1919c) Act of 1935d) Act of 1947 2. Which of the following exercised the most profound influence in framing the Indian Constitution?a) British Constitutionb) US Constitutionc) Irish Constitutiond) The Government of India Act, 1935 3. How does …

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New Chief Justice of Odisha High Court: S Muralidhar

Context The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended elevation of Justice S Muralidhar as the Chief Justice of Odisha High Court. The collegium also recommended transfer of Odisha High Court Chief Justice Mohammad Rafiq to Madhya Pradesh High Court. About Justice S Muralidhar Currently, Justice S Muralidhar is a judge of the Punjab and Haryana High …

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