1. Any Member of Parliament (MP), Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) or Member of a Legislative Council (MLC) who is convicted of a crime with more than two-year sentence, will be disqualified as an elected representative on the date of conviction. In which of the following verdict, the Supreme Court opined so which sent waves of panic amongst the government
(a) Prakash v. Phulavati (2015)
(b) Lily Thomas v. Union of India (2013)
(c) ABC v. The State (NCT of Delhi) (2015)
(d) PUCL v. Union of India (2013).
2. The Constitutionality of the Haryana Panchayti Raj (Amendment) Act, 2015 was challenged in
(a) Raj Bala v. State of Haryana
(b) Raj Singh v. State of Haryana
(c) Chaudhary Charan Singh v. State of Haryana
(d) Kiran Bala v. State of Haryana.
3. In Reserve Bank of India v. Jayantilal N. Mistry, the court observed that:
(a) RBI comes within ambit of Right to Information Act, 2005
(b) RBI does not come within ambit of Right to Information Act, 2005
(c) RBI being highest independent banking authority does not come within ambit of Right to Information Act, 2005
(d) None of the above.
4. Under the Biodiversity Act, 2002, which of the following users of biodiversity is not exempted from the requirement of prior intimation to the State Biodiversity Board for the purpose of obtaining of bio-resources for commercial exploitation?
(a) Cultivators of biodiversity
(b) Local people of the area
(c) An organisation registered in India
(d) Hakims practising indigenous medicine.
5. In which of the following cases, it was held that “there is no reason to compel non-smokers to be helpless victims of air pollution”?
(a) Murli S. Deora v. Union of India
(b) Samatha v. State of A.P.
(c) M.C. Mehta v. Union of India
(d) PUCL v. Union of India.
6. The ‘Doctrine of Public Trust’ was propounded by the Supreme Court in the case of ……………………
(a) Indian Council for Enviro-Legal Action v. Union of India, AIR 1996 SC 1446
(b) M.C. Mehta v. Kamal Nath, (2000) 6 SCC 213
(c) M.C. Mehta v. Union of India, (1997) 2 SCC 353
(d) M.C. Mehta v. Union of India, (1988) SCC 1115
7. The National Green Tribunal Act, 2010 was enacted as a response to
(a) The 180th Report of the Law Commission of India
(b) The 184th Report of the Law Commission of India
(c) The 186th Report of the Law Commission of India
(d) The 190th Report of the Law Commission of India.
8. Which of the following statements is incorrect?
(a) Moral rights are available only to the author of work
(b) Moral rights can be exercised after the assignment of copyright
(c) The moral rights available in India are the right of authorship of the work and the right of integrity with respect to that work
(d) All moral rights cannot be claimed by legal representatives of the author after his death.
9. Who is author in relation to a cinematograph film?
10. Which of the following statements is correct?
(a) Copyright is protected only under common law.
(b) Copyright is protected only under Copyright Act, 1957.
(c) Copyright is protected both under Copyright Act, 1957 and common law.
(d) Copyright is protected at the option of author of a work. The author, however, cannot claim copyright in his work both under Copyright
Act, 1957 and common law at the same time. He has to opt one of the two.
11. In Kapil Wadhwa v. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (2012), the Delhi High Court held that under Trade Marks Act, 1999 ……………
(a) the principle of domestic exhaustion of rights is applicable in India.
(b) the principle of regional exhaustion of rights is applicable in India.
(c) the principle of international exhaustion of rights is applicable in India.
(d) the principle of exhaustion of rights is not applicable in India.
12. A new variety shall be registered under the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act, 2001 if it conforms to the criteria of …………………..
(a) Novelty, distinctiveness and stability
(b) Novelty, inventiveness, uniformity and stability
(c) Novelty, distinctiveness, uniformity, inventiveness and stability
(d) Novelty, distinctiveness, uniformity and stability.
Answers: 1.(b), 2.(a), 3.(a), 4.(c), 5.(a), 6.(b), 7.(c), 8.(d), 9.(a), 10.(b), 11.(c), 12.(b)