Indian Polity MCQ-12

Consider the following statements about the ‘Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005’ and select one which is not provided for or specially exempted

(A) It is not applicable in the state of Jammu and Kashmir
(B) An applicant making request for information will have to give reasons for seeking information
(C) Removal of Chief Information Officer
(D) Every Information Commissioner shall hold office for a term of 5 years or till the age of 65 years whichever is earlier

Which among the following conditions are necessary for the issue of writ of quo warrants?
1. The office must be public and must be created by a statute or by the Constitution itself.
2. The office must be a substantive one and not merely the function or employment of a servant at the will and during the pleasure of another.
3. There has been a constravention of the Constitution on a statute or statutory instrument in appointing such person to that office
Select the correct answer using the codes given below

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

At present in the Constitution of India Right to Property is?

(A) Fundamental Right
(B) Legal Right
(C) Moral Right
(D) None of the above

Which one of the following can not be suspended or restricted even during National Emergency?

(A) Right to reside and settle in any part of the country
(B) Right to life and personal liberty
(C) Right to move freely throughout the territory of India
(D) Right to carry on any profession or business

Which one of the following writs examines the functioning of Subordinate Courts?

(A) Quo Warranto
(B) Mandamus
(C) Certiorari
(D) Habeas Corpus

Which one of the following subjects comes under the common jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and the High Court?

(A) Mutual disputes among States
(B) Dispute between Centre and State
(C) Protection of the Fundamental Rights
(D) Protection from the violation of the Constitution

Which Amendment to the Constitution inserted a new Article 21A providing Right to Education in the Constitution?

(A) 86th Amendment
(B) 87th Amendment
(C) 88th Amendment
(D) 89th Amendment

Suppose a Legislation was passed by the Parliament imposing certain restrictions on newspapers. These included page, ceiling, price and advertisements. The Legislation is included in the 9th Schedule to the Constitution of India. In this context, which one among the following statements is correct?

(A) The Legislation is invalid as it violates the freedom of press
(B) The Legislation is valid by virtue of Article 31B
(C) The Legislation is invalid as it imposes unreasonable restrictions under Article 19(2) of the Constitution
(D) The Legislation is valid as the press is not a citizen under Article 19 of the Constitution

‘Right to Equality1 finds a place in the Constitution under
1. Article 13
2. Article
3. Article 15
4. Article 16
Select the correct answer using the codes given below

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

Which of the following Articles of the Indian Constitution guarantees equality of opportunity to all citizens of India in matters relating to public employment?

(A) Article 15
(B) Article 16(1) and 16(2)
(C) Article 16(3)
(D) Article 16(3), 16(4) and 16(5)

Which one among the following pairs of Articles relating to the Fundamental Rights can not be suspended during the enforcement of emergency under Article 359 of the Indian Constitution?

(A) Articles 14 and 15
(B) Articles 16 and 17
(C) Articles 20 and 21
(D) Articles 24 and 25

In which of the following cases, Supreme Court held that “Fundamental Rights enable a man to chalk out his own life in the manner he likes best?”

(A) Indira Gandhi vs Raj Narain
(B) Golaknath vs State of Punjab
(C) Bank Nationalization Case
(D) Azar vs Municipal Corporation

Which one of the following writs is issued during the pendency of proceeding in a court?

(A) Mandamus
(B) Certiorari
(C) Prohibition
(D) Quo Warranto

The word ‘Hindus’ in Article 25 of the Constitution of India does not include?

(A) Buddhists
(B) Jains
(C) Sikhs
(D) Parsees

The 44th Amendment in the Constitution of India removed which of the following right from the category of Fundamental Rights?

(A) Freedom of Speech
(B) Constitutional Remedies
(C) Property
(D) Freedom of Religion

Which one among the following is not guaranteed by the Constitution of India?

(A) Freedom to move freely throughout the country
(B) Freedom to assemble peacefully without arms
(C) Freedom to own, acquire and dispose of property anywhere in the country
(D) Freedom to practice any trade or profession

The acquisition of land and estates by the government for construction of highways and other infrastructure deals with which of the following parts of the Constitution?
1. Part-Ill, Fundamental Rights.
2. Part-IV, Directive Principles of State Policy.
3. Part-IVA, Fundamental Duties.
4. Part-XII, Finance, Property,Contracts and Suits.
Select the correct answer

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