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Indian Polity MCQ-22

The Supreme Court of India tenders advice to the President on a matter of law or fact ?

(A) on its own initiative
(B) only if he seeks such advice
(C) only if the matter relates to the Fundamental Rights of citizens
(D) only if the issue poses a threat to the unity and integrity of the country

The Constitution (98th Amendment) Act is related to ?

(A) empowering the centre to levy and appropriate service tax
(B) the Constitution of the National Judicial Commission
(C) readjustment of electoral constituencies on the basis of the population Census 2001
(D) the demarcation of new boundaries between states

Who was the Chief Justice of India when Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was introduced to the Indian Judicial System?

(A) M Hidayatullah
(B) AM Ahmadi
(C) PN Bhagwati
(D) AS Anand

Consider the following statements The Supreme Court of India tenders advice to the President of India on matters of law or fact
1. on its own initiative (on any matter or larger public interest).
2. if he seeks an advice.
3. only if the matter relates to the Fundamental Rights of the citizens.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2
(C) Only 3
(D) 1 and 2

Which of the following are included in the Original Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court?
[UPSC 2012] A dispute between the Government of India and one or more States.
2. A dispute regarding elections to either House of the Parliament or that of Legislature of a State.
3. A dispute between the Government of India and a Union Territory.
4. A dispute between two or more States.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below

(A) 1 and 2
(B) 2 and 3
(C) 1 and 4
(D) 3 and 4

The power to enlarge the Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of India with respect to any matter included in the Union List of Legislative Powers rests with

(A) the President of India .
(B) the Chief Justice of India .
(C) the Parliament
(D) the Union Ministry of Law, Justice and Company Affairs

Which one of the following is the correct sequence in the descending order of precedence in the warrant of precedence?

(A) Attorney General of India, Judges of the Supreme Court, Members of Parliament, Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha
(B) Judges of the Supreme Court, Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha Attorney General of India, Members of Parliament
(C) Attorney General of India, Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha, Judges of the Supreme Court, Members of Parliament
(D) Judges of the Supreme Court m, Attorney General of India, Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha, Members of Parliament

Consider the following statements
1. The Parliament cannot enlarge the Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of India as its jurisdiction is limited to that conferred by the Constitution.
2. The officers and servants of the Supreme Court and High Courts are appointed by the concerned Chief Justice and the Administrative expenses are charged on the Consolidated Fund of India.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2

Consider the following statements and choose the correct answer from the codes given below
1. The Supreme Court is a court of record.
2. It has the power to punish for the contempt of itself and of other courts.
Codes

(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2

On a combined reading of clauses (1) and (2) of Article 226, one can say that it can be issued against the Government, person or authority if

(A) its seat is within the High Court’s jurisdiction
(B) the cause of action has arisen wholly or in-part within the High Courts jurisdiction
(C) Both ‘a’ and ‘b’
(D) None of the above

The remedy of writ is?

(A) extraordinary
(B) discretionary
(C) dependent on there being a cause of action
(D) All of the above

Consider the following statements and choose the correct answer from the codes given below Public Interest Litigation intends to
1. redress public injury.
2. enforce public duty.
3. protect diffused rights.
4. reprimand the law enforcing agency
Codes

(A) 1, 2 and 4
(B) 1, 2 and 3
(C) 2, 3 and 4
(D) 1, 3 and 4

What does the term epistolary jurisdiction of the court imply?

(A) Power to take suomoto action without a formal petition
(B) Relaxation in the Court proceedings
(C) Enlarging scope of a writ petition
(D) Transferring a case to the Constitutional bench

Which of the following statements is correct?
If the Chief Justice of India is to make a request for attendance at the sitting of. the Supreme Court as an ad-hoc judge, of a judge of a High Court then

(A) only previous consent of the President is required
(B) previous consent of the President and consultation with the Chief Justice of the concerned High Court are required
(C) only consultation with the Chief Justice of the concerned High Court is required
(D) only consultation with the senior most judges of the Supreme Court is required after approval of the President

Who among the following extends the Jurisdiction of a High Court to include or exclude from its any state or Union Territory?

(A) Parliament by law
(B) President
(C) Chief Justice of India
(D) Legislature of the state concerned

Consider the following statements and choose the correct answer from the codes
1. Lok Adalats function on the principle of mutual consent and voluntary acceptance of the solution.
2. Lok Adalats are like para-judicial institutions.
3. Lok Adalats in a state are constituted by the High Court of the state.
Codes

(A) 1, 2 and 3
(B) 1 and 2
(C) 2 and 3
(D) 1 and 3

The system of Public Interest Litigation has been introduced in India?

(A) through Constitutional Amendment
(B) by judicial initiative
(C) by political initiative
(D) by Parliamentary Act