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Test: Directive Principles of State Policy - 2 - Question 1

Which of the following is NOT a difference between fundamental rights and directive principles?

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The Directive Principles are not so enforceable by the courts nor can the courts declare as void any law which is otherwise valid on the ground that contravenes any of the Directives.

Test: Directive Principles of State Policy - 2 - Question 2

In which case did the Supreme Court highlight the unenforceable nature of directive principles?

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In this case, the Supreme Court declared that no law could be declared void on the ground of contravening the directive principles.

Test: Directive Principles of State Policy - 2 - Question 3

Which Amendment Act introduced Article 31C to protect a law seeking to implement a directive under 39 (b)-(c) from being declared ultra vires on the ground of contravening?

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The 25th Amendment Act (1971) introduced Article 31C, which sought to protect a law seeking to implement a directive under 39 (b)-(c) from being declared ultra vires on the ground of contravening.

Test: Directive Principles of State Policy - 2 - Question 4

Which case upheld the validity of the 25th Amendment Act?

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The Kesavanand Bharati case (1973) upheld the validity of the 25th Amendment Act, which introduced Article 31C to protect a law seeking to implement a directive under 39 (b)-(c) from being declared ultra vires on the ground of contravening.

Test: Directive Principles of State Policy - 2 - Question 5

Which case foiled the attempt to accord primacy to the directives over fundamental rights?

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The Minerva Mills case (1980) struck down the expansion of Article 31C to include any or all of the Directives in Part IV, on the ground that such total exclusion of judicial review would offend the 'basic structure' of the Constitution.

Test: Directive Principles of State Policy - 2 - Question 6

What is the principle that courts should adopt when a law is challenged as constituting an invasion of the fundamental rights specified in Articles 14, 19, or 31?

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The principle of harmonious construction suggests that courts should not entirely ignore the Directive Principles and should instead try to give effect to both fundamental rights and directives as much as possible.

Test: Directive Principles of State Policy - 2 - Question 7

Which Directive is NOT included in Part IV of the Constitution but is still given attention by courts?

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Articles 335, 350A, and 351 are not included in Part IV of the Constitution but are still given attention by courts on the application of the principle that all parts of the Constitution should be read together.

Test: Directive Principles of State Policy - 2 - Question 8

What term describes the suspension of a session everyday, a few days, or indefinitely, at the discretion of the Speaker?

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Adjourn refers to the suspension of a session everyday, a few days, or indefinitely. This is at the discretion of the Speaker.

Test: Directive Principles of State Policy - 2 - Question 9

Who is appointed as the Speaker Protem when the Lok Sabha is summoned for the first time after the general election?

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The President appoints a member of the Lok Sabha as the Speaker Protem (normally the senior most member) when it is summoned for the first time after the general election.

Test: Directive Principles of State Policy - 2 - Question 10

When can a Half an Hour Discussion be held in the Lok Sabha?

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A Half an Hour Discussion can be held in the Lok Sabha during the last half-an-hour on (Mon-Wed-Fri).

Test: Directive Principles of State Policy - 2 - Question 11

What is a motion in parliamentary terms?

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A motion is a proposal brought before the house for eliciting decision or expressing the opinion of the House.

Test: Directive Principles of State Policy - 2 - Question 12

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Test: Directive Principles of State Policy - 2 - Question 13

Who was the first opposition leader in India to enjoy the status of a Cabinet Minister?

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Y. B. Chavan of the Congress (I) was given the official status of the Leader of the Opposition with the rank of a Cabinet Minister, by the Janata Government headed by Morarji Desai. He was the first opposition leader in the country to enjoy this status.

Test: Directive Principles of State Policy - 2 - Question 14

Which amendment expanded the scope of the directive principles under Article 31C?

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The 42nd Amendment (1976) (section 4) further expanded the scope of the directive principles under Art. 31C. It sought to protect any law implementing any of the directive principles from judicial review on the ground of violating Arts. 14 and 19.

Test: Directive Principles of State Policy - 2 - Question 15

Which articles of the Constitution are addressed to the State and are nonjusticiable?

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Articles 335, 350A, and 351 are directives addressed to the State in other parts of the Constitution and are nonjusticiable. They cover facilities for instruction in the mother-tongue at the primary stage of education, the promotion of the Hindi language, and the consideration of claims of members of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in appointments to services and posts.

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