UPSC Prelims-2017 Special MCQ-10 (Polity)

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Q1. Consider the following statements regarding the Right to Constitutional remedies under Article 32 of the Constitution:

  1. Unconstitutional executive actions can be questioned under Article 32.
  2. Even statutory rights can be enforced under Article 32.

Which of these is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both

d) None of the above


Q2. Consider the following statements about writ jurisdictions of Supreme Court and High Courts:

  1. High court can issue writs even for enforcing a statutory right.
  2. A High court cannot issue writs outside the borders of the particular state.
  3. For the High courts issuing writs is a discretionary power unlike the Supreme Court.

Which of these is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) All of the above


Q3. Consider the following statements:

  1. Habeas Corpus‘ and Mandamus‘ both cannot be issued against private individuals.
  2. Prohibition‘ can be issued only against judicial or quasi judicial authorities.

Which of these is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both

d) None of the above


Q4. Consider the following statements about Martial law:

  1. Martial law has explicit constitutional backing.
  2. Martial law does not affect Centre-state relations.
  3. While it is in operation, ordinary law courts are suspended.

Which of these is/are correct?

a) All of the above

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) Only 2


Q5. Right to vote in Lok Sabha and State assembly elections is a:

a) Constitutional right

b) Statutory right

c) Fundamental right

d) None of the above


Q6. Consider the following statements under Article 31– saving of laws providing for several measures:

  1. State laws made under article 31A are exempt from judicial review if they have received presidential assent.
  2. Laws made under Article 31C are exempt from judicial review if they distribute resources of the nation to promote public good.

Which of these is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both

d) None of the above


Q7. Consider the following statements about Citizenship in India:

  1. The criteria for Citizenship can be amended by a simple majority in the Parliament.
  2. An Indian citizen can voluntary relinquish citizenship.

Which of these is/are true?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both

d) None of the above


Q8. Which of the following can be the examples of equality before law and equal protection of laws‘ under Article 14?

  1. A disabled person is sentenced to less rigorous punishment than a physically fit person under the charges of impersonation and forgery.
  2. Women are not allowed to be taken under police custody after 7 PM, but men are.
  3. Indian president is immune to criminal proceedings while being in the office term.

Select the correct answer using the codes below

a) Only 1 b) 2 and 3
c) 1 and 2 d) Only 2


Q9. Consider the following statements regarding preventive detention:

  1. Even a person under preventive detention does have the right to consult and be defended by a legal practitioner or a lawyer under Article 22.
  2. Being a subject related to the security of the nation, only the Parliament can make laws on preventive detention, the state legislatures cannot.
  3. India is the only nation to have a preventive detention law in the world as of now.

Which of these is/are true?

a) 2 and 3

b) 1 and 3

c) 1 and 2

d) Only 3


Q10. The features of Indian parliamentary system are:

1.Independent judiciary
2.Collective responsibility of the executive to the legislature
3.A Written Constitution
4. Presence of de jure and de facto executives
5. Individual responsibility of the executive to the legislature

Choose the correct answer using the codes below

a) 2,3 and 4

b) 1,2 and 4

c) 2,4 and 5

d) 1,2,4 and 5



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