UPSC Indian Polity and Civics Constitutional Framework and Citizenship Question Bank Constitutional Framework and Citizenship

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    Consider the following statements:
    1. The Constitution of India has 40 parts.
    2. There are 390 Articles in the Constitution of India in all.
    3.  Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh and Twelfth Schedules were added to the Constitution of India by the Constitution (Amendment) Acts.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    A) 1 and 2

    B) 2 only

    C) 3 only  

    D) 1, 2 and 3

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

                The Constitution of India has 24 parts, 12 schedules and more than 444 articles at present. In the original constitution, there were 22 parts, 8 schedules and 395 articles. Ninth Schedule was added by 1st Constitutional Amendment Act, 1951. Tenth Schedule was added by 52nd Constitutional Amendment Act, 1985. Eleventh Schedule was added by 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act, 1992. Twelfth Schedule was added by 74th Constitutional Amendment Act, 1992.

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