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Q1

Consider the following statements:

1. The Chief Justice of India can appoint an Ad Hoc Judge for the Supreme Court when there is a lack of Quorum, only after the consent of the President.

2. The Chief Justice of India can appoint a retired Judge of the Supreme Court to act as a judge of the court at any time, only after the consent of the President.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q2

Consider the following statements:

1. Judicial activism denotes the assertive role played by the judiciary to force the legislature and executive to discharge their constitutional duties.

2. The concept of judicial activism originated and developed in the United Kingdom.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q3

With reference to the impeachment process of a Supreme Court Judge, consider the following statements:

1. According to the Constitution, the impeachment of a Supreme Court Judge can only be on two grounds-incapacity and/or proved misbehavior.

2. Only a Minister can initiate the Motion of impeachment in the Parliament.

3. The President has to pass the order of impeachment in the same session in which the motion has been passed.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q4

Consider the following statements:

1. Article 32 defines the 'Judicial Review' and guarantees the right to move the Supreme Court for the enforcement of the Fundamental Rights.

2. The opinion expressed by the Supreme Court is binding on the President.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q5

Under which of the following ground(s) the constitutional validity of a legislative enactment can be challenged in the Supreme Court or in the High Courts?

1. It is repugnant to the constitutional provisions.

2. It is outside the competence of the authority which has framed it.

3. It infringes the Fundamental Rights.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q6

For which of the following reason(s) the feature of Judicial review is needed?

1. To uphold the principle of the supremacy of the Constitution.

2. To secure the predominance of the judiciary over the legislature.

3. To protect the Fundamental Rights of the citizens.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q7

Consider the following statements:

1. The Parliament cannot discuss the Conduct of the judges even during the impeachment motion is under consideration.

2. The expenses of the Supreme Court including the administrative expenses are charged on the Consolidated Fund of India.

3. The Parliament can curtail the jurisdiction and powers of Supreme Court only if Chief Justice of India has requested to do so.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q8

Which of the following is/are difference(s) between a Public Interest Litigation and ordinary traditional litigation?

1. PIL is intended to promote and vindicate public interest while traditional litigation is brought before the court to enforce the right of one individual against another.

2. PIL is associated only with constitutional rights but ordinary traditional litigation is associated with both constitutional and legal rights.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q9

With reference to the Constitution of India, which of the following Article confers the power to President of India to seek the opinion of the Supreme Court When any question of law or fact of public importance has arisen.

Q10

With reference to the Constitution of India, the power to increase the number of judges in the Supreme Court is vested in

Q11

Consider the following statements :

  1. The mode of removal of a Judge of a High Court is similar to that the removal of a Judge of the Supreme Court.
  2. There is a provision in the Constitution of India contain the procedure relating to the removal of a judge.

Which of the above statement/s &/are correct?

Q12

Consider the following statements

  1. The retired judges of the Supreme Court can plead or act in any Court or before any authority within the territory of India.
  2. The retired permanent judge of high court can plead or act before the Supreme Court and the other high courts.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q13

Which of the following are included in the original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court?

  1. A dispute between the Government of India and one or more States
  2. A dispute regarding elections to either House of the Parliament or 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

Q14

Consider the following statement about Public Interest Litigation(PIL)

  1. Justice V.R. Krishna Iyer and Justice P.N. Bhagwati were the pioneers of the concept of PIL.
  2. Under the PIL, only that person whose rights are infringed alone can move the court for the remedies.
  3. Petitions falling under the categories of Bonded labour matters, Neglected children, Family pension etc will ordinarily be entertained as PIL.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q15

In India, Judicial Review implies

Q1.

Consider the following statements:

1. The Chief Justice of India can appoint an Ad Hoc Judge for the Supreme Court when there is a lack of Quorum, only after the consent of the President.

2. The Chief Justice of India can appoint a retired Judge of the Supreme Court to act as a judge of the court at any time, only after the consent of the President.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q2.

Consider the following statements:

1. Judicial activism denotes the assertive role played by the judiciary to force the legislature and executive to discharge their constitutional duties.

2. The concept of judicial activism originated and developed in the United Kingdom.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q3.

With reference to the impeachment process of a Supreme Court Judge, consider the following statements:

1. According to the Constitution, the impeachment of a Supreme Court Judge can only be on two grounds-incapacity and/or proved misbehavior.

2. Only a Minister can initiate the Motion of impeachment in the Parliament.

3. The President has to pass the order of impeachment in the same session in which the motion has been passed.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 3 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 2 and 3 only
Q4.

Consider the following statements:

1. Article 32 defines the 'Judicial Review' and guarantees the right to move the Supreme Court for the enforcement of the Fundamental Rights.

2. The opinion expressed by the Supreme Court is binding on the President.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q5.

Under which of the following ground(s) the constitutional validity of a legislative enactment can be challenged in the Supreme Court or in the High Courts?

1. It is repugnant to the constitutional provisions.

2. It is outside the competence of the authority which has framed it.

3. It infringes the Fundamental Rights.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 3 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q6.

For which of the following reason(s) the feature of Judicial review is needed?

1. To uphold the principle of the supremacy of the Constitution.

2. To secure the predominance of the judiciary over the legislature.

3. To protect the Fundamental Rights of the citizens.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 3 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q7.

Consider the following statements:

1. The Parliament cannot discuss the Conduct of the judges even during the impeachment motion is under consideration.

2. The expenses of the Supreme Court including the administrative expenses are charged on the Consolidated Fund of India.

3. The Parliament can curtail the jurisdiction and powers of Supreme Court only if Chief Justice of India has requested to do so.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q8.

Which of the following is/are difference(s) between a Public Interest Litigation and ordinary traditional litigation?

1. PIL is intended to promote and vindicate public interest while traditional litigation is brought before the court to enforce the right of one individual against another.

2. PIL is associated only with constitutional rights but ordinary traditional litigation is associated with both constitutional and legal rights.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q9.

With reference to the Constitution of India, which of the following Article confers the power to President of India to seek the opinion of the Supreme Court When any question of law or fact of public importance has arisen.

a) Article 138
b) Article 140
c) Article 142
d) Article 143
Q10.

With reference to the Constitution of India, the power to increase the number of judges in the Supreme Court is vested in

a) President
b) Chief Justice of India
c) Parliament
d) Prime Minister
Q11.

Consider the following statements :

  1. The mode of removal of a Judge of a High Court is similar to that the removal of a Judge of the Supreme Court.
  2. There is a provision in the Constitution of India contain the procedure relating to the removal of a judge.

Which of the above statement/s &/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q12.

Consider the following statements

  1. The retired judges of the Supreme Court can plead or act in any Court or before any authority within the territory of India.
  2. The retired permanent judge of high court can plead or act before the Supreme Court and the other high courts.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q13.

Which of the following are included in the original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court?

  1. A dispute between the Government of India and one or more States
  2. A dispute regarding elections to either House of the Parliament or 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
Q14.

Consider the following statement about Public Interest Litigation(PIL)

  1. Justice V.R. Krishna Iyer and Justice P.N. Bhagwati were the pioneers of the concept of PIL.
  2. Under the PIL, only that person whose rights are infringed alone can move the court for the remedies.
  3. Petitions falling under the categories of Bonded labour matters, Neglected children, Family pension etc will ordinarily be entertained as PIL.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) All of the above
Q15.

In India, Judicial Review implies

a) The power of the Judiciary to pronounce upon the constitutionality of laws and executive orders.
b) The power of the Judiciary to question the wisdom of the laws enacted by the legislatures.
c) The power of the Judiciary to review all the legislative enactments before they are assented by the President.
d) The power of the Judiciary to review its own judgements given earlier in similar or different cases.