UPSC Prelims-2017 Special MCQ-2 (Polity)

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Q1. Consider the following about the Parliament’s power to reorganise the States?

  1. A State reorganization bill can be introduced in the Parliament only with the prior recommendation of the President.
  2. The Home Minister must send the bill to the Governor concerned for his ratification.
  3. If a state legislature unanimously opposes reorganization of the state concerned, the bill is sent to the Supreme Court for a review.

Select the correct answer using the codes below.

a) only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) None of the above

Q2. Which of the following fundamental rights are conferred to Indian citizens but not foreign citizens living in India?

  1. Right against discrimination on grounds of religion
  2. Right to conserve one’s culture
  3. Right to Life and Liberty
  4. Right to freedom of speech and expression

Select the correct answer using the codes below.

a) 2 only

b) 1, 2 and 4 only

c) 1 and 2 only

d) 3 and 4 only

Q3. Consider the following about fundamental rights.

  1. They are not available against the action of private individuals.
  2. They can be available only to citizens and not to legal or commercial entities.

Which of the above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) None

Q4. Equal Protection of Laws’ granted under Article 14 of the Constitution may imply

a) No person is above the law.

b) Equal treatment of equals under the law.

c) Absence of arbitrary power with the state

d) The society operates on laws.

Q5. The Supreme Court held that the freedom of speech and expression includes

  1. Right against tapping of telephonic conversation
  2. Right against strike called by a political party or organisation
  3. Freedom of commercial advertisements

Select the correct answer using the codes below.

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

Q6. Consider the following about the writ of Mandamus.

  1. It is used to prevent usurpation of public offices by ineligible individuals.
  2. It cannot be issued against public executive authorities.
  3. It cannot be issued by the lower courts.

Select the correct answer using the codes below

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 3 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) 1 only

Q7. If a person’s “Right to Vote” is infringed, what remedy does she he have?

a) Move the Supreme Court citing violation of fundamental rights.

b) File a non-judicial petition with the Election Commission of India.

c) File a case against the Chief Electoral Officer of the State.

d) Move the High court for infringement of a constitutional right.

Q8. The Regulating Act of 1773 is said to be of great constitutional importance in India. Which of the following can be the reason(s) for it?

  1. It created a federal architecture to govern India decentralizing the administrative system
  2. It transferred control of India from commercial companies to a British government representative in India.

Which of the above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) None

Q9. How is the writ jurisdiction of the Supreme Court (SC) different from that of a High Court (HC)?

  1. SC can issue writs for any purpose, whereas HCs can only issue them for the enforcement of fundamental rights.
  2. SC can issue writ against the government, whereas HCs cannot.

Which of the above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) None

Q10. Consider the following about the Interim Government (1946) of India, whose members were the members of the Viceroy’s Executive Council.

  1. The defence portfolio was held by the President of the Council.
  2. There was no Health portfolio in the interim government.
  3. External Affairs portfolio was managed by the Home Minister.

Select the correct answer using the codes below

a) 1 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d)None of the above


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