Indian Polity MCQ-16

Match the following List I with List II and answer as per the codes given below
List I List II
A. Mandamus 1. It is issued on the grounds of excess of jurisdiction or lack of jurisdiction or error of law
B. Prohibition 2. It is issued by a higher court to lower court or tribunal to prevent the latter from exceeding its jurisdiction
C. Certiorari 3. It is issued by the court to a public official asking him to perform his official duties
D. Quo-Warranto 4. It is issued by the court to enquire into the legality of claim of a person to a public office
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A B C D

(A) 3 1 2 4
(B) ( 1243
(C) 4 1 23
(D) 3 2 1 4

Consider the following statements
1. Article 20A declares that the State shall provide free and compulsory education to all children of the age of six to fourteen years in such a manner as the State may determine.
2. The Right of Education was added by the 86th Constitutional Amendment Act of 20
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(A) Only 1 is correct
(B) Only 2 is correct
(C) Both-1 and 2 are correct
(D) Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

Which of the following statements is/are not correct?
1.The Fundamental Rights are meant for promoting the idea of political democracy.
2. They are justifiable in nature.
3. The Fundamental Rights are absolute.
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(A) 1 and 2
(B) 1 and 3
(C) Only 3
(D) All of these

Which of the following statements is/are not correct?
1. The Fundamental Rights are enshrined in Part III of the Constitution from Articles 14 to
2. The Fundamental Rights are meant for promoting the ideal of political, democracy.
3. Some of them are negative in character.
4. They are sacrosanct.
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(A) 1,3 and 4
(B) 2 and 3
(C) 1 and 4
(D) 1 and 3

Consider the following statements
1. The Right to Property was deleted from the list of Fundamental Rights by the 42nd Amendment Act.
2. It is made a legal right under Article 300-Ain Part XII of the Constitution.
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(A) Only 1 is correct
(B) Only 2 is correct
(C) Both 1 and 2 are correct
(D) Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

Which of the following statements is/are not correct?
1. Article 15 abolishes un touch ability and forbids its practice in any form.
2. In 1976, the Un touch ability (offences) Act, 1955 has been comprehensively amended and renamed as the Protection of Civil Rights Act,
3. The term un touch ability has not been defined either in the Constitution or in the Act.
4. A person convicted of the offence of un touch ability is disqualified for election to the Parliament but not to the State Legislature.
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(A) 2 and 3
(B) 1, 3 and 4
(C) 1,2 and 3
(D) 1 and 4

Which of the following is/are not correct?
1. The Fundamental Rights given in the Constitution are six in number.
2. Article 19 contains seven rights.
3. The rights mentioned in Article 19 are protected against only State action and not against private individuals.
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(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2
(C) Only 4
(D) All of these

Freedom of Speech and Expression are restricted in the Constitution on grounds of
1. defamation.
2. contempt of court.
3. protecting a scheduled tribe.
4. Friendly relations with foreign States.
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(A) 1, 2 and 3
(B) 1,2, 3 and 4
(C) 1 and 4
(D) 1, 2 and 4

Which of the following provisions are contained in Article 20?
1. No ex post facto law
2. No double jeopardy
3. No self incrimination
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(A) 1 and 2
(B) 2 and 3
(C) None of these
(D) All of these

Which of the following can impose reasonable restrictions on the Fundamental^ Rights of the Indian citizens?

(A) Supreme Court
(B) Parliament
(C) President on the advice of the Council of Ministers
(D) None of these; the restrictions have already been included in the Constitution

Which one among the following is not included in the Fundamental Rights embodied in the Constitution of India?

(A) Right to Equality
(B) Right to Freedom
(C) Right against Exploitation
(D) Right to Information

The Rights to Information means and includes
1. Inspection of documents.
Taking out files from office to any place desired by the applicant.
3. Taking photograph of files.
4. Obtaining information in tapes.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below

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

Which of the following are the differences between the Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles?
1. Fundamental Rights are negative instructions, while the Directive Principles are positive instruction to the government.
2. Fundamental Rights are justifiable while the Directive Principles are non-justifiable.
3. Fundamental Rights enjoy constitutional basis while the Directive Principles are based on conventions.
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(A) 1 and 2
(B) 1 and 3
(C) 1, 2 and 3
(D) None of these

Which of the following are listed as a Directive Principle in our Constitution?
1. Complete freedom in the economic field for the interest of consumers and producers.
2. Regulation of economic system of the country so as to prevent concentration of wealth and means of production.
3. To ensure decent standard of living and facilities of leisure for ali workers.
4. To t protect and improve the environment and to safeguard forests and wild life.
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(A) 2 and 3
(B) 2, 3 and 4
(C) 2 and 4
(D) 3 and 4

The instrument of instructions on the Government of India Act, 1935 has been incorporated in the Constitution of India in the year 1950 as

(A) Fundamental Rights
(B) Directive Principles of State Policy
(C) Fundamental Duties
(D) Emergency Provisions

What are the Gandhi an Principles incorporated in the Indian Constitution?
1. Efforts to be made for the development of weaker or back ward sections of the society.
2. Prohibition on the use of intoxicating liquor except for medicinal purposes.
3. Organisation of village Panchayati s.
4. Establishment of cottage and small scale industries in rural areas. codes

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

The objective of including Directive Principles of State Policy say that the State shall seek to ensure

(A) to establish a welfare state
(B) to provide best opportunities for development
(C) to check the arbitrary actions of the government
(D) to establish a democratic state