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1. How many official languages are currently mentioned in the Indian Constitution?
Answer. b Explanation: Currently
22 Indian languages are mentioned in the Indian Constitution. The present 22 official languages are as follows; Bengali, Bodo, Dogri, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Odia, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Santhali, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu and Assamese.
2. In which schedule are the official languages mentioned in the Indian Constitution?
(a) Schedule 5
(b) Schedule 6
(c) Schedule 7
(d) Schedule 8
Answer ;d Explanation:
22 languages are mentioned in the Eighth Schedule of the Indian Constitution. It originally described 14 languages. In the year 2003, the languages of Maithili, Dogri, Bodo and Santhali were added to the Eighth Schedule.
3. Which of the following statements is not correct with respect to state languages?
(a) Articles 343 to 351 in Part XVII of the Constitution relate to the official language.
(b) Unless the President makes any other arrangement, the functions of the Supreme Court shall be in English.
(c) The Official Language Act was passed in 1963
(d) Hindi is the language of the Sangh written in Devanagari script. Answer b Explanation: Unless the Parliament makes any other arrangement, the functions of the High Court and the High Court will be in the English language only.
4. Which of the following paragraphs is not correctly matched?
(a) Article 343: Official language of the Union
(b) Article 344: Parliamentary Committee and Commission on Official Langua
(c) Article 345: Official language of the state
(d) Article 351: Official language for the Supreme Court and the High Court
Answer d Explanation: Article 351 relates to the specification for the development of Hindi language and not the Official Language for the High Court and the High Court.
5. Who among the following has the right to give Hindi or any other language the status of the language of High Court proceedings.
(a) Any House of Parliament
(b) Governor of a state
(c) The Governor can do this but he has to get prior permission of the President
(d) Chief Justice of Supreme Court
Answer; c Explanation: Governor of a state; With the prior permission of the President, Hindi or any other language can be given the status of the language of the proceedings of the High Court.
6. If a person has to file a PIL in the Supreme Court, in which language should the petition be written?
(a) In any of the 22 languages
(b) The petitioner in his mother tongue
(c) English only
(d) in Hindi or English
Answer c Explanation: Parliament has not made any arrangement for the use of Hindi in the Supreme Court. Therefore, the Supreme Court only hears petitions that are in English.
7. Which of the following is correctly matched? State state language
(a) Andhra Pradesh Telugu
(b) Kerala Tamil
(c) Goa English
(d) Jammu & Kashmir Kashmiri
Answer a Explanation: Only the official language of Andhra Pradesh is Telugu, other than that the language written in other options is not well written.
8. Which is the main regional language in Arunachal Pradesh?
c Explanation: In Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland, the main regional language of the state is English.
9. ‘Dogri’ language is spoken in which Indian territory?
(a) Jammu and Kashmir province
(c) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Answer a Explanation; ‘Dogri’ is a language spoken in Jammu and Kashmir province of India. In the year 2003, it was included in the Eighth Schedule of the Indian Constitution by the 92nd Constitution Amendment Act.
10. Which of the following languages is not mentioned in the Eighth Schedule of the Indian Constitution?
(a) Nepali (b) Kashmiri (c) Sindhi (d) English
Answer d Explanation; The English language is not mentioned in the Eighth Schedule of the Indian Constitution. Apart from this, all the languages given in the question are described. 600+ Indian Polity Quiz PROMOTED CONTENTMgid
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