UPSC Prelims-2017 Special MCQ-8 (Polity)

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Q1. Although India is a secular country, the state can take some steps to ensure public order, morality and the like.

Which of the following can be done by the state constitutionally?

  1. Regulate a religious institution
  2. Throw open Hindu religious institutions of a public character to all classes and sections of Hindus.
  3. Restrict a religious practice

Choose the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) All of the above


Q2. The writ jurisdiction of the Supreme Court is narrower and less discretionary than that of a high court in what respects?

  1. High courts can enforce legal rights too, SC cannot.
  2. High court can issues it both against persons and state, SC can issue it only against the later.
  3. SC cannot refuse to issues writs when it comes to Fundamental Rights, High courts can.

Choose the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) All of the above


Q3. Consider the following statements about the write of Habaes Corpus.

  1. It can be issued by even District courts in India.
  2. It can be issued against private individuals too.
  3. It cannot be issued when the detention of the person is lawful.
    Choose the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) All of the above


Q4. Consider the following statements about the Right to Freedom from taxation for Promotion of religion.

  1. The state cannot use public tax money for the promotion of any religion.
  2. The state cannot impose a fee on any religious activities.

Which of the above is/are true?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) None


Q5. Consider the following statements about the Right to Constitutional Remedies.

  1. Any court in India can be moved for enforcing this right.
  2. The right to move to courts can never be suspended under this right.
  3. A citizen cannot go directly to the Supreme Court to get this right enforced. He has to go by way of appeal to higher courts.

Choose the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) None of the above


Q6. Judicial review in India is based on the procedure established by law‘ contained in the Indian Constitution (Article 21).

What is meant by this principle?

a) Courts can review a Parliamentary enactment if it is not reasonable.

b) Courts can review a Parliamentary enactment if it goes against the goals and objectives enshrined in the constitution.

c) Courts can review a Parliamentary enactment only if it was not enacted following the right procedure.

d) None of the above


Q7. Consider the following statements:

  1. The provisions of the constitution do not allow the Union government to discriminate between states.
  2. The Indian constitution permits the Indian government to acquire any foreign territory by even conquest or subjugation.

Which of these is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both

d) None of the above


Q8. Consider the following statements about the Preamble:

  1. It is a part of the constitution.
  2. It grants power to the legislature to enact laws that are in conformity with its values.
  3. It can be selectively amended by the legislature.

Select the correct answer using the codes below

a) 1 and 2

b) Only 1

c) 1 and 3

d) Only 3


Q9. Which of the following are NOT secured by the preamble of the Indian constitution to its citizens?

  1. Social and economic equality
  2. Political equality
  3. Equality of opportunity

Select the correct answer using the codes below

a) Only 2

b) 1 and 2

c) Only 1

d) None of the above


Q10. Which of the following provisions of the constitution ensure civic equality?

  1. Equality of opportunity in matters of public employment
  2. Abolition of titles
  3. Freedom of speech and expression

Choose the correct answer using the codes below

a) 2 and 3

b) 1 and 2

c) Only 1

d) All of the above



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