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MCQs For Judicial Service Aspirants

1. An offender can be prosecuted and held liable under the Indian Penal Code, 1860 for
a) Stalking
b) Affray
c) Voyeurism
d) All of the above

2. Which is the main judicial authority in India whose decisions are binding on all courts?
a) Parliament
b) Supreme Court
c) Governor
d) Lower House of the Parliament

3. The disputes regarding the election of the President and Vice-President of India are to be adjudicated by which of the following authorities?
a) Parliament
b) Election Commission of India
c) High Court
d) Supreme Court

4. What makes the judiciary the warden/guardian of the Constitution?
a) Judicial Review
b) Service conditions of the Judges
c) Salary of the Judges
d) Independence from the Executive

5. The power to increase the strength of judges in the Supreme Court vests with which of the following authorities?
a) President
b) Prime Minister
c) Parliament
d) Governor

6. When there is a vacancy in the office of the President and the Vice-President at the same time, the office is held temporarily by
a) President
b) Prime Minister
c) Speaker of Lok Sabha
d) Chief Justice of India

7. The object of an investigation is
a) To arrest an accused
b) To punish an accused
c) To collect evidence against the accused
d) None of the above

8. Under which section of Cr. P.C., a police officer can arrest a person without an order from a Magistrate and a warrant?
a) Section 56
b) Section 50
c) Section 41
d) Section 40

9. Specific Relief Act, 1963 is applicable
a) Only to immovable properties
b) Only to movable properties
c) Both (a) and (b) are correct
d) Neither (a) nor (b) is correct.

10. The punishment for contravention in psychotropic substances is provided under which section of the NDPS Act?
a) Section 34
b) Section 24
c) Section 23
d) Section 22

11. The Special Courts constituted under the NDPS Act, 1985 shall try offences where the punishment is
a) More than 3 years
b) More than 2 years
c) More than 1 year
d) Less than 5 years

12. Rule regarding Presumption of Legitimacy is laid down under which section of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872?
a) Section 111
b) Section 112
c) Section 110
d) Section 115

13. Section 5 of the Prevention of Corruption Act relates to
a) Public duty
b) Public servant
c) Procedure and powers
of a special judge
d) Power to appoint special judges

14. Punishment for attempt is given under which section of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988?
a) Section 14
b) Section 15
c) Section 18
d) Section 16

15. Against which of the following offences, the right of private defence of body does not extend to?
a) Offences relating to rape
b) Causing miscarriage
c) Both (a) and (b)
d) None of the above

16. Provisions relating to Trusteeship Council of the UN are given in
a) Chapter 13 of the UN Charter
b) Chapter 14 of the UN Charter
c) Chapter 15 of the UN Charter
d) Chapter 16 of the UN Charter

17. The Speaker of the Lok Sabha can tender his resignation to
a) The President of India
b) Vice President of India
c) Committee constituted by the Lok Sabha members
d) Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha

18. Contractual rights and duties are created by the
a) Parties
b) Statute
c) Neither (a) nor (b)
d) Both (a) and (b)

19. Adoption by a Hindu male who is a minor is
a) Void ab-initio
b) Valid
c) Voidable
d) Can be valid after ratification

20. Acknowledgement of paternity under Muslim Law can be
a) express
b) implied
c) Either (a) or (b)
d) Neither (a) nor (b)

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

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