1).Which of the following statements regarding the Article 22 of the Constitution of India is correct?
A. The rights guaranteed under this article are not applicable to enemy aliens
B. This fundamental right is guaranteed to both citizens and non-citizens
C. The rights guaranteed under this provision are applicable to those arrested under laws providing for preventive detention
D. The fundamental rights conferred by this article protects persons against arrests and detention in certain cases
Choose the correct answer from the code given below:
a) 1,2 and 3
b) 2 and 4
c) 1,2 and 4
d) 1 and 3
2).A writ of prohibition is an order issued by the Supreme Court or High Court which ________.
a) Prohibits the administrative authority from taking a particular action
b) Prohibits the police from arresting a person
c) Affects the subject of production and consumption of liquor
d) Prohibits a quasi-judicial authority from proceeding with a case
3).Which one of the following is NOT included as a Fundamental duty in the Constitution of India?
a) To safeguard public property and to abjure violence
b) To develop the scientific temper, humanism and the spirit of inquiry and reform
c) To protect the minorities
d) To Cherish and follow the noble ideals which inspired our national struggle
4).Which one of the following was NOT included originally as the Directive Principle in the Constitution of India?
a) Prohibition of the slaughter of cows and calves
b) Free and Compulsory education to children under 14 years of age
c) Free legal aid
d) Citizens’ right to an adequate means of livelihood
5).If President Rule under Article 356 is proposed in State _________.
a) The President can make laws relating to that State
b) The Assembly of the State is automatically dissolved
c) Parliament assumes the power to legislate on the State List
d) Article 19 is suspended in the State
6).An ordinary Bill passed by Parliament is returned by the President to Parliament for reconsideration. It is passed again by Parliament without any change. Now the _______.
a) The President is free to withhold his assent again
b) The Bill will automatically lapse
c) The Bill will be referred to the Supreme Court
d) The President shall not withhold his assent
7).According to the Constitution, the Lok Sabha must meet atleast ___________.
a) Thrice each year with no more than 2 months between sessions
b) Twice each year with no more than 4 months between sessions
c) Twice each year with no more than 3 months between sessions
d) Twice each year with no more than 6 months between sessions
8).According to the Constitution of India, a new All India Service can be instituted with initiative taken by ___________.
a) The Lok Sabha
b) The Inter-State Council
c) Moe than two-thirds of the States
d) The Rajya Sabha
9).Which one of the following Parliamentary Committees in India acts as a ‘watchdog’ on departmental expenditure and irregularities?
a) Committee on Public Assurances
b) Committee on Public Undertakings
c) Public Account Committee
d) Estimates Committee
10).Legal provisions of the Indian Constitution relating to the formation of new States can be enacted by ____________.
a) A Three-fourths majority in each House of Parliament
b) A Parliamentary resolution which should be ratified by a majority of State Legislatures
c) A simple majority in each House of Parliament
d) Two-thirds of the members present and voting in each House of Parliament
1). c) 2). d) 3). c) 4). c) 5). c) 6). d) 7). d) 8). d) 9). c) 10). c)
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