Indian Polity MCQ-30

Match List I (Union Territory) with List II (Jurisdiction of High Court) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists.
List I -List II
A. Pondicherry 1. Madras
B. Andman and Nicobar Islands 2. Calcutta
C. Lakshadweep 3. Kerala
D. Daman and Diu 4. Bombay

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

The Chief Justice of a High Court is appointed by

(A) President
(B) Governor
(C) Chief Justice of India
(D) President on the advice of Governor of the State concerned and the Chief Justice of India

Which of the following States / Union Territories have a common High Court?

(A) Uttar Pradesh and Bihar
(B) Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh
(C) Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir
(D) Asom and west Bengal

On which of the following grounds can a judge of the High Court be impeached?
1. Violation of the Constitution
2. Proved misbehaviour
3. Incapacity to act as a judge
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

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

Which one of the following pairs is nots correctly matched?
Name of High Court –Territorial Jurisdiction

(A) Mumbai : Maharashtra, Goa, Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli
(B) Colcutta : west Banal and Andman and Nicobar Islands
(C) Chennai : Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry
(D) Guwahati: Asom, ArunachalPradesh, Meghalaya and Sikkim

Consider the following statements
1. There are 21 High Courts at present in India.
2. Calcutta, Bombay and Madras High Courts were established in the year
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

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

Assertion (A) An award made by a Lok Adalat is deemed to be a decree of a civil court.
Reason (R) Award of Lok Adalat is final and binding on all parties and no appeal lies against there to before any court.

(A) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
(B) Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A
(C) A is true, but R is false
(D) A is false, but R is true

The mobile court in India is the brainchild of

(A) Justice Bhagwati
(B) Rajeev Gandhi
(C) Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
(D) Pratibha Patil

A High Court Judge addresses his letter of resignation to

(A) the President
(B) the Chief Justice of India
(C) the Chief Justice of his High Court
(D) the Governor of the State

Which one of the following Indian States does not keep its own High Court?

(A) Odisha
(B) Sikkim
(C) Himachal Pradesh
(D) Manipur

Which of the following High Courts has the largest number of benches ?

(A) Calcutta High Court
(B) Madhya Pradesh High Court
(C) Bombay High Court
(D) Guwahati High Court

Which one of the following is not the main jurisdiction of the High Court of a State?

(A) Advisory Jurisdiction
(B) Original Jurisdiction
(C) Supervisory Jurisdiction
(D) Appellate Jurisdiction

The first High/Supreme Court Judge, who voluntarily made public his assets, is

(A) Justice DV Shyailendra Kumar
(B) Justice K Chandra
(C) Justice K Kannan
(D) Justice VC Srivastava

The High Court enjoys the power
1. to issue writs for the enforcement of rights conferred on the citizens of India.
2. to exercise superintendence over the working of Courts and Tribunals under its jurisdiction.
3. to make general rules and prescribe forms regulating the practices and proceeding of Courts under its jurisdiction.

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

Which of the following falls within the supervisory powers of the High Court?
1. To call for reports from the subordinate courts under its jurisdiction.
2. To make general rules and prescribe forms for regulating the practice and proceedings of lower courts.
3. To settle tables of fees to be allowed to sheriff and others practicing before these courts.
4. To supervise the working of tribunals constituted by or under any law relating to the Armed Forces.

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

Consider the following statements regarding the High Courts in India
1. There are 18 High Courts in the country.
2. Three of them have jurisdiction over more than one State.
3. No Union Territory has High Court of its own.
4. Judges of the High Court hold office till the age of
Which of these statement(s) is/are correct?

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

To which one of the following funds are salary and allowances of the Judges of High Court of a State charged?

(A) Consolidated Fund of India
(B) Consolidated Fund of the State
(C) Contigency Fund of India
(D) Contigency Fund of the State