Temporary Special Provisions – Old Year Questions

1. Which Article of the Indian Constitution deals with special provisions with respect to different States?

(a) Art. 369
(b) Art. 370
(c) Art. 371
(d) Art. 372

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1997]


2. In India, there is only one Constitution for the Centre as well as for each state. However, a state is exception to it. That state is

(a) Andhra Pradesh
(b) Jammu Kashmir
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) Kerala

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2014]


3. Article 371-B of the Constitution of India makes special provisions for which of the following State/s?

(a) Maharashtra and Gujarat
(b) Assam
(c) Nagaland
(d) Manipur

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2010]


4. Which region of the country conferred special status under Article 371-J of the Constitution of India?

(a) Nagaland
(b) Hyderabad and Karnataka
(c) Maharashtra and Gujarat
(d) Ladakh

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2020]


5. Article 371 of the Constitution makes special provisions for which of the following States?

(a) Jammu and Kashmir
(b) Maharashtra and Gujarat
(c) Nagaland
(d) Andhra Pradesh

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2011]


6. Which one of the following States was never granted the Special Category Status (SCS) by Central Government?

(a) Bihar
(b) Sikkim
(c) Himachal Pradesh
(d) Jammu and Kashmir
(e) None of the above/More than one of the above

[65th B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2019]


7. Providing special status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir under the Indian constitution means –

(a) Parliament does not have the right to legislate.
(b) Kashmir has diff erent Constitution.
(c) Only the President can make Acts.
(d) Only Legislative Assembly has the right to legislate.

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1992]


8. According to which Article of the Constitution, the state of Jammu and Kashmir has got a Special Status?

(a) Article 1
(b) Article 360
(c) Article 270
(d) Article 370

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2016]


9. Article 370 of Indian Constitution is –

(a) A Regular Provision
(b) A Permanent Provision
(c) A Temporary and Transitional Provision
(d) An Acting Provision
(e) None of the above

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2015]


10. Articles of the Constitution of India that apply on their own to the State of Jammu and Kashmir, are

(a) Articles 1 and 241
(b) Articles 2 and 356
(c) Articles 1 and 370
(d) Articles 370 and 371-A

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2016]


11. When was the designation Sadr-e-Riyasat changed to Governor for the state of Jammu and Kashmir?

(a) 1948
(b) 1950
(c) 1952
(c) 1967

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1997]