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Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 1

Which of the following is not included in the Preamble to the Constitution?

Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 2

A judge of the Supreme Court can be removed from office only on grounds of

Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 3

Fiduciary relationship means a relationship based on

Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 4

The Chairman of Tehelka Enquiry Commission is

Detailed Solution for Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 4

B is the correct option.Retired Supreme Court judge Justice S N Phukan was appointed to head the commission of inquiry looking into the Tehelka expose of alleged corruption in defence deals IN 2003.

Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 5

The concept of judicial review has been borrowed from the Constitution of

Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 6

Every duty enforceable by law is called

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Legal obligation. 

We will now discuss these two elements: 

Agreement : According to Section 2(e) every promise and set of promises forming the consideration for each other is agreement'. This means that in an agreement there can be one or more than one promises given in return for each other. Promise is defined in Section 2 (b) in these words: When the person to whom the proposal is made signifies his assent thereto, the proposal is said to be accepted. A proposal, when accepted, becomes a promise'. Therefore every agreement, is composed of a proposal from one side and its acceptance from the other. To sum up: Agreement = Offer or Proposal+ Acceptance of Offer

Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 7

The killing of a new born child by its parents is

Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 8

Offence of breaking a divine idol is

Detailed Solution for Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 8 When someone treats something holy in a way that does not show respect , when someone treats something that another person thinks is very important or special without enough care or respect it is sacrilege (for somebody) to do something
Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 9

What is a caveat ?

Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 10

Muslim religious foundations are known as

Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 11

Beyond what distance from the coast, is the sea known as 'High Sea'?

Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 12

The source of India's sovereignty lies in the:

Detailed Solution for Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 12

The Preamble to the Constitution of India declares India as "Sovereign, Socialist, Secular, Democratic, Republic". Sovereignty implies that India is free and has the authority to conduct its own affairs and governance. In India, the supreme power is possessed by people of the country. The people of the nation elect their representatives to govern them i.e., the Parliament derives its sovereignty from the people of the nation.

Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 13

Which Article authorises the Parliament to form new States, and alter areas,boundaries or names of existing States?

Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 14

All-India Services come under Article:

Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 15

What is the duration of 'zero hour' in LokSabha?

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Correct Answer :- B

Explanation : In Rajya Sabha, total number of requests is not allowed to exceed seven on a single day. The total time allocated for Zero Hour is 30 minutes wherein a member gets three minutes to raise the issue. The session should be completed before 1 pm.

But in lok sabha, zero hour is not specified.

Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 16

Which of the following Constitutional posts is enjoyed for a fixed term?

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The President, according to Article 56 of the Constitution, enjoys his post for 5 years and can only be removed by a complicated impeachment process, akin to the President of the USA. The Prime Minister’s term lasts only as long as his Cabinet enjoys the confidence of the Parliament.

Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 17

From which Constitution was the Concept of a Five Year Plan borrowed into the Indian Constitution?

Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 18

Who headed the First Law Commission which drafted the Indian Penal Code in1860?

Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 19

What does Article 1 of the Constitution of India state?

Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 20

The Right to Vote is a?

Detailed Solution for Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 20

In India, the right to vote is provided by the Constitution and the Representation of People's Act, 1951, subject to certain disqualifications. Article 326 of the Constitution guarantees the right to vote to every citizen above the age of 18. According to Section 62(1) of RPA act 1950 Right to vote is neither Fundamental Right nor Constitutional Right but merely a Statutory Right or Legal Right.
Therefore correct answer is A.

Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 21

Till date there have been how many amendments to the Indian Constitution?

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As of January 2020, there have been 104 amendments of the Constitution of India since it was first enacted in 1950. There are three types of amendments to the Constitution of India of which second and third type of amendments are governed by Article 368.

Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 22

Which of these is not a constitutional post

Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 23

How can the Chief Justice of India be removed?

Detailed Solution for Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 23

Article 124(4) of Constitution of India lays down the procedure for removal of a judge of Supreme Court which is applicable to chief justices as well. Once appointed, the chief justice remains in the office until the age of 65 years. He can be removed only through a process of impeachment by Parliament. So option B is correct.

Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 24

Who was India's first law minister

Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 25

In which case did the Supreme Court propounded the basic structure doctrine?

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A is the correct option.The phrase 'basic structure' itself cannot be found in the Constitution. The Supreme Court recognised this concept for the first time in the historic Kesavananda Bharati case in 1973.

Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 26

A minimum of How many judges of the Supreme Court sit in a constitutional law bench

Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 27

Which is the biggest parliamentary constituency with the largest electorateafter the delimitation?

Detailed Solution for Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 27 Unnao in Uttar Pradesh has emerged as the largest Lok Sabha constituency while Lakshadweep the smallest after the latest delimitation exercise that has seen addition of 43 million new voters in the country.
Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 28

Who of the following is the Chancellor of the NALSAR University of Law located in Hyderabad?

Detailed Solution for Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 28

The following constitute, with the Chancellor as chairperson, the General Council: Hon'ble Shri Justice Thottathil B Radhakrishnan, Chief Justice, High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad & Chancellor, NALSAR. Hon'ble Shri Justice Madan B Lokur, Judge, Supreme Court of India, New Delhi.

Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 29

Who is the Legal Advisor to the Government of a State in India?

Test: Legal General Knowledge - 2 - Question 30

The age of retirement of a Judge of a High Court in India is

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