Law Corner 2nd National Online Quiz Competition

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following Union Territories has a legislature –
    • A. 

      Andaman and Nicobar Island

    • B. 

      Dadra and Nagar Haveli

    • C. 

      Pondicherry

    • D. 

      Chandigarh

  • 2. 
    The concept of Directive Principle of State Policy borrowed from –
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Ireland

    • D. 

      USA

  • 3. 
    Article 15(1) prohibits the state to discriminate against citizens on the ground of –
    • A. 

      Religion

    • B. 

      Race

    • C. 

      Caste and Place of birth

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Right to freedom of religion can not be restricted on the ground of –
    • A. 

      Public order

    • B. 

      Security of state

    • C. 

      Health

    • D. 

      Morality

  • 5. 
    Fundamental duties under Article 51(A) is confine to –
    • A. 

      Prime minister and his council of ministers

    • B. 

      Public servants

    • C. 

      All those who run public sector enterprises

    • D. 

      Citizens of India

  • 6. 
    Treaty making power is confined upon –
    • A. 

      President of India

    • B. 

      Prime Minister

    • C. 

      Parliament of India

    • D. 

      President of India but subject to ratification by Parliament

  • 7. 
    The Indian Parliament consists of –
    • A. 

      Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and President

    • B. 

      Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha

    • C. 

      House of People and Council of States

    • D. 

      Lok Sabha

  • 8. 
    Seats allocated to the various states in Lok Sabha on the basis of –
    • A. 

      Their population

    • B. 

      Their size and resources

    • C. 

      Their size, resources and population

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Who has the power to abolish or create the legislative council for states –
    • A. 

      The State Assembly

    • B. 

      The President

    • C. 

      Governor of State

    • D. 

      The Parliament

  • 10. 
    Which Article provides for the appointment of an acting Chief Justice of India –
    • A. 

      Article 125

    • B. 

      Article 126

    • C. 

      Article 127

    • D. 

      Article 130

  • 11. 
    Which of the following has the power to establish a common High Court for two or more States and Union Territories -
    • A. 

      Supreme Court

    • B. 

      Parliament

    • C. 

      Rajya Sabha

    • D. 

      President

  • 12. 
    The Supreme Court does not have original jurisdiction regarding a dispute between –
    • A. 

      The government of India and a State or States

    • B. 

      The government of India and one State on one side and one or more States on the other side

    • C. 

      Two states

    • D. 

      A citizen and a state

  • 13. 
    When the offices of both the Speaker and Deputy Speaker are vacant, who will appoint the person to functions of the Speaker?
    • A. 

      The President

    • B. 

      The Prime Minister of India

    • C. 

      The Chief Justice of India

    • D. 

      Council of Ministers

  • 14. 
    Who has the power to dissolve the House of People?
    • A. 

      The Speaker of Lok Sabha

    • B. 

      The President

    • C. 

      The Prime Minister of India

    • D. 

      Council of Ministers

  • 15. 
    The power of the President of India to issue ordinance is a –
    • A. 

      Executive power

    • B. 

      Legislative power

    • C. 

      Quasi-judicial power

    • D. 

      Constituent power

  • 16. 
    ‘Equality of opportunity in matter of public employment’ is mentioned in which of the following Article?
    • A. 

      Article 14

    • B. 

      Article 15

    • C. 

      Article 16

    • D. 

      None of above

  • 17. 
    Fundamental duties were inserted in the Constitution by –
    • A. 

      42nd Amendment

    • B. 

      44th Amendment

    • C. 

      47th Amendment

    • D. 

      49th Amendment

  • 18. 
    “Excessive reservation would be a fraud on the Constitution of India” was observed by the the Supreme Court of India in –
    • A. 

      Balaji v. State of Mysore

    • B. 

      Indira Swahney v. Union of India

    • C. 

      Devadasan v. Union of India

    • D. 

      Ajit Singh v. State of Punjab

  • 19. 
    The doctrine of ‘double jeopardy’ in Article 20(2) means –
    • A. 

      No one can be tried and punished for more than once for the same offence

    • B. 

      One can be tried several times for the same offence

    • C. 

      Punishment once awarded can not be enhanced in appeal or revision

    • D. 

      One can be tried more than once but punished only once

  • 20. 
    The transfer of Judges from one High Court to another High Court may be made by the-
    • A. 

      President of India in consultation with the Chief Justice of that High Court

    • B. 

      Chief Justice of the concerned High Court

    • C. 

      Governor of the concerned State with consultation with the Chief Justice of High Court

    • D. 

      President of India after consultation with the Chief Justice of India

  • 21. 
    Rajya Sabha has a term of –
    • A. 

      Six years

    • B. 

      It is a permanent body in which 1/3rd of the members retire after every 2nd year

    • C. 

      Five years from the date taken by the members

    • D. 

      Ten years

  • 22. 
    The members of council of ministers are appointed by –
    • A. 

      Appointed by the Prime Minister

    • B. 

      Appointed by the President on the recommendation of Parliament

    • C. 

      Appointed by the President on the advice of Prime Minister

    • D. 

      Appointed by the President on at his discretion

  • 23. 
    Which is correct statement –
    • A. 

      The Chairman of Rajya Sabha is elected by elected members of Rajya Sabha

    • B. 

      The Chairman of Rajya Sabha presides over the joint session of both Houses of Parliament

    • C. 

      The Electoral College for election of the Vice-President is the same as for the election of the President

    • D. 

      The nominated members of both Houses have voting right in the election of the Vice-President but not President

  • 24. 
    Judicial review in Indian Constitution is based on –
    • A. 

      Procedure establish by law

    • B. 

      Due process of law

    • C. 

      Rule of law

    • D. 

      Precedents and conventions

  • 25. 
    The proclamation of emergency is valid up to –
    • A. 

      6 months

    • B. 

      1 year

    • C. 

      Depends upon the situation

    • D. 

      It has to be only for six months and if needed further, a second resolution has to be passed

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