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MCQs For Judicial Service Aspirants

1. Which amongst the following Articles of the Constitution was implemented by the 73rd Amendment of the Constitution?
a. Article 39
b. Article 40
c. Article 41
d. Article 42

2. Which Schedule of the Constitution protects the legislation from Judicial Review?
a. 7th Schedule
b. 8th Schedule
c. 9th Schedule
d. 10th Schedule

3. Which Article of the Constitution of India deals with the appointment of the Acting Chief Justice of a High Court?
a. Article 221
b. Article 222
c. Article 223
d. Article 225

4. Which Constitutional Amendment Act confers constitutional status upon National Commission for Scheduled Castes?
a. 89th Constitutional Amendment Act
b. 65th Constitutional Amendment Act
c. 94th Constitutional Amendment Act
d. None of the above

5. The case of Kashmira Singh v. State of M.P. is related to
a. Dying Declaration
b. Confession of Co-accused
c. Expert evidence
d. None of the above

6. Which of the following is primary evidence?
a. Documents produced for the inspection of the Court
b. Copies made from original
c. Both (a) and (b)
d. None of the above

7. A witness who is unable to speak gives his evidence in writing in an open court, evidence so given by such a witness shall be deemed to be
a. Oral evidence
b. Documentary evidence
c. Scientific evidence
d. None of the above.

8. Extra judicial confession means a confession given
a. To the Magistrate
b. To the doctor
c. Both (a) and (b)
d. None of the above

9. Which of the following organisations is directly related to the Child Welfare?
a. UNICEF
b. UNESCO
c. ICJ
d. None of the above

10. International Court of Justice comprises of
a. 9 Judges
b. 11 Judges
c. 13 Judges
d. 15 Judges

11. Who amongst the following persons is presently representing India in the ICJ?
a. Retd. Justice S.B Sinha
b. Retd. Justice A.K Mathur
c. Retd. Justice Dalveer Bhandari
d. None of the above

12. Who amongst the following is known as the ‘Father of International Law’?
a. Oppenheim
b. Grotius
c. Lauterpacht
d. None of the above

13 Writ of Mandamus is issued to enforce
a. Arbitrary actions
b. Mandatory duties
c. Both (a) and (b)
d. None of the above

14. Wakf can be made by
a. Hindu only
b. Muslim only
c. Both (a) and (b)
d. Neither (a) nor (b)

15. Under the Constitution of India, all aspects of family law are in the
a. State list
b. Concurrent list
c. Union list
d. None of the above

16. The Indian Penal Code, 1860 came into force on
a. 6th October, 1860
b. 1st January, 1861
c. 1st January, 1862
d. 6th October, 1861

17. A Chief Judicial Magistrate may pass
a. Sentence of imprisonment not exceeding seven years
b. Death sentence
c. Life imprisonment
d. All of the above

Answers: 1. (b); 2. (c); 3. (c); 4. (b); 5. (b); 6. (a); 7. (a);
8. (b); 9. (a); 10. (d); 11. (c); 12. (a); 13. (b);
14. (b); 15. (b); 16. (c); 17. (a)


NOTE: The answers are suggestive. Kindly verify from the basic documents, judgments, gazette notifications or recommended textbooks in case of doubts. Answers given by the author herein are his own personal views and neither the publisher nor the author holds any responsibility for any mistake that may have inadvertently crept in.

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