Important Questions (2 mark): Democratic Rights


20 Questions MCQ Test Polity and Constitution (Prelims) by IAS Masters | Important Questions (2 mark): Democratic Rights


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QUESTION: 1

Which of the following freedom is not available to an Indian citizen?

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QUESTION: 2

Which among the following cannot be challenged in a court?

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Both the fundamental rights and directive principles of state policies have a common origin but, DPSP is not enforceable and questionable in court of law because they are the moral responsibilities of the state which a state has to follow for benefits of its citizens.
It includes policies of opening hospitals, etc. The state can or cannot fulfill this, but in our country, government is democratically elected so they are naturally answerable to voters so, state generally fulfills it but, there is no provision by which a state can be dragged to court of law for not fulfilling the DPSP.
But, it is not so in case of fundamental rights where a state is answerable to the court in a case when Citizens are denied their fundamental rights.

QUESTION: 3

Cultural and Educational Rights are safeguarded mainly for :

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QUESTION: 4

Which of the following is not a Fundamental Right?

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QUESTION: 5

Which of the following rights is not available under the fundamental rights?

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QUESTION: 6

India is a secular state. What does the word ‘secular’ mean?

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QUESTION: 7

Which one of the following fundamental rights is called the heart and soul of Indian constitution?

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QUESTION: 8

Civil Rights are given to the individual by:

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QUESTION: 9

The Indian Constitution prescribes Fundamental Rights in :

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The correct option is A.
The Fundamental Rights are defined as the basic human rights of all citizens. These rights, defined in Part III of the Constitution, applied irrespective of race, place of birth, religion, caste, creed, or gender. They are enforceable by the courts, subject to specific restrictions.

QUESTION: 10

Which one of the following rights is available to the citizens of India and not to the citizens of Saudi Arabia?

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QUESTION: 11

Who called the right to constitutional remedies as the heart and soul of the constitution?

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QUESTION: 12

The National Human Right Commission is an independent commission, set up by the law in the year :

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QUESTION: 13

Which of the following Fundamental Rights prohibits traffic in human beings?

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QUESTION: 14

Which of these is not a freedom available under the ‘Right to Freedom’ in India?

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QUESTION: 15

Which among the following is correct regarding PIL?

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QUESTION: 16

Which one of the following is not true regarding the Fundamental Rights?

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QUESTION: 17

Which of the following freedoms is not available to an Indian citizen?

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QUESTION: 18

Which of these is not allowed under the Culture and Educational Right in India?

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QUESTION: 19

Which one of the following is not a Political Right?

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Political rights include natural justice (procedural fairness) in law, such as the rights of the accused, including the right to a fair trial; due process; the right to seek redress or a legal remedy; and rights of participation in civil society and politics such as freedom of association, the right to assemble. 
Right to freedom is a Fundamental right.

QUESTION: 20

Which of the following practices is against the secular philosophy of the country?

Solution: Secular means not to support any "one religion." Thus the secular philosophy of a country is not affected if a person propagates his own religion or converts to any other religion on his own will . But it is affected when religious instructions are given in govt. schools where children from various religious backgrounds come to. 
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