Q1. With reference to ‘Right to the Constitutional Remedies’, consider the following statements:

  1. An aggrieved person can approach the Supreme Court under ‘Right to Constitutional Remedies’ if any of the Constitutional Rights are violated.
  2. ‘Right to the Constitutional Remedies’ cannot be amended by the Parliament.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q2. With reference to writs issued by the Supreme Court and High Courts in India, consider the following statements :

  1. The writ of Habeas Corpus can be issued against public authorities only.
  2. The writ of Mandamus cannot be issued against a private individual or body.
  3. The writ of Prohibition can be issued only against judicial and quasi-judicial authorities.
  4. The writ of Certiorari is available against legislative bodies and private individuals.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 and 4 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 3 and 4 only

Q3. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Constitution (86th) Amendment Act 2002, inserted Article 21A in the constitution.
  2. Under Article 21 A of the Constitution, free and compulsory education is a fundamental right of all the children between the age of six to fourteen years.
  3. Article 21 A and Right to Education Act 2009 can be enforced against unaided minority and non-minority schools.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

 

Q4. Which of the following rights are construed as a part of ‘Right to life and personal liberty’ under Article 21?

  1. Right to good health.
  2. Right against solitary confinement.
  3. Right to die with dignity.
  4. Right to sound sleep.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1, 2 and 3 only

(c) 1, 2 and 4 only

(d) 2, 3 and 4 only

Q5. Which of the following rights are implicit under Right to Freedom of Speech and Expression ?

  1. Freedom of silence
  2. Right to demonstrate and strike
  3. Right against tapping of telephonic conversation
  4. Right to know about government activities

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 1, 2 and 3 only

(c) 2, 3 and 4 only

(d) 1, 3 and 4 only

Q6. With reference to Inner Line permit system, consider the following statements:

  1. It is issued by the Government of India
  2. Jawahar Lal Nehru introduced this to protect the cultural heritage of tribal communities in his first term.
  3. Recently, Sikkim has been demanding ILP to protect its cultural diversity.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 2 only

(d) 2 and 3 only

Q7. With reference to Fundamental Rights as enshrined in the Indian Constitution, consider the following statements:

  1. Fundamental Rights are included in Part III of the Constitution.
  2. Fundamental Rights safeguard individual liberty and restrict liberty of the state.
  3. The Parliament cannot amend Fundamental Rights.
  4. Any new law which restricts the scope of Fundamental Rights can be challenged in the Supreme Court.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1, 2 and 3 only

(c) 1, 2 and 4 only

(d) 2, 3 and 4 only

Q8. With reference to Freedom of Speech and Expression, consider the following statements:

  1. Freedom of expression includes the right to express the views of others as well.
  2. Right to Freedom of Expression is not an absolute right and is subject to limitations.
  3. If any expression of opinion, published in a newspaper, undermines the dignity of a court, then the court is entitled to exercise the power under contempt provisions.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Q9. Consider the following statements with regards to fundamental rights:

  1. President, on advice of council of ministers can impose reasonable restrictions on the fundamental rights of the citizens.
  2. Parliament decides upon the reasonableness of the restrictions placed on the fundamental rights of the citizens.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q10. With the reference to the Fundamental Rights as enshrined in the Indian Constitution, which one of the following statement(s) is/are incorrect?

  1. All Fundamental Rights are available against the arbitrary action of the State only.
  2. Some of them are justiciable in nature while others are non-justiciable.
  3. The Parliament can curtail or repeal them, but only by a constitutional amendment.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 only

(b) 3 only  

(c) 1 and 2 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Q11. Which of the following is not a Fundamental Duty as enshrined in the Constitution of India?

(a) To develop scientific temper

(b) To promote brotherhood and strive to be a good human being  

(c) To respect the ideals of the Constitution

(d) To develop spirit of enquiry

Q 12. Consider the following statements with regards to Article 20:

  1. It prohibits the state from enacting any type of ex-post facto legislation.
  2. It protects a person against self-incrimination.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?  

(a) 1 only  

(b) 2 only  

(c) Both 1 and 2  

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q13. With reference to Fundamental Rights, consider the following statements:

  1. All Fundamental Rights are negative in nature, that is, they place limitations on the authority of the State.
  2. All Fundamental Rights are horizontal in nature, that is, they are available against the arbitrary action of the State and not against the action of private individuals.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?  

(a) 1 only  

(b) 2 only  

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q14. With reference to Morley-Minto Reforms consider the following statements:

  1. It enacted the Government of India Act, 1909.
  2. It allowed the provincial legislative councils to have non-official majority.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only  

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither of the above

Q15. Consider the following statements:

  1. Hyderabad and Junagarh were integrated with India by means of referendum.
  2. Kashmir was integrated by the instrument of accession.
  3. Both Nagaland and Mizoram was integrated to India with the use of army after independence.
  4. Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand and Jharkhand were made new states based on linguistic reorganisation

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?  

(a) 1 and 2 only  

(b) 2 only

(c) 1, 2 and 3 only

(d) 2, 3 and 4 only

Q16. Consider the following statements about Zero Budget Natural Farming –

  1. This farming technique is practiced with the use of chemicals and spending no money on purchased inputs.
  2. ZBNF reduces the cost of production down to zero due to utilisation of all the natural resources.

Choose the incorrect statements using the codes below –

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 Only
  3. 1 and 2 both
  4. None

Q17. Mangaljodi was recently in news because

  1. Magaljodi Ecotourism Trust won the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Awards for “Innovation in Tourism Enterprise”.
  2. Mangaljodi has been recently added to the Swadesh Darshan destination list.
  3. Magaljodi has been declared as natural heritage site by UNESCO
  4. A new species of Moth has been found there.

Q 18. Consider the following statements about The National Mission for Sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystem (NMSHE):

  1. It has been launched under the National Action Plan on Climate Change.
  2. It aims to assess the health status of the Himalayan Ecosystem.

Choose the correct statements using the codes below –

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. 1 and 2 both
  4. None

Q19. The rights provided in Part III of the constitution are called Fundamental rights because:

(a) They place limitations on the powers of the authority of the state.

(b) They are part of Human Rights that are declared by United Nations.

(c) They are guaranteed by the Fundamental law of the land.

(d) They are guaranteed by nature for one who has born as human being.

Q20. Forcible conversions impinge upon which of the following rights guaranteed under Article 25 of the constitution?

(a) Freedom of Conscience

(b) Right to Profess

(c) Right to Practice

(d) Right to Propagate

Q21. Which of the following would fall under definition of State as defined in Article 12 of the Constitution?

  1. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation
  2. Unique Identification Authority of India
  3. NITI Aayog
  4. RBI Select the correct answer using code given below.

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 4 only

(c) 1, 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Q22. Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding Fundamental Rights?

  1. They are sacrosanct in nature and cannot be amended.
  2. They are available against the actions of both State and private individuals.
  3. They operate as checks on tyranny of both executive and Legislature.

Select the correct answer using code given below.

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Q23. Which of the following would fall under definition of State as defined in Article 12 of the Constitution?

  1. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation
  2. Unique Identification Authority of India
  3. NITI Aayog
  4. RBI

Select the correct answer using code given below.

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 4 only

(c) 1, 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Q24. Which of the following statements is/are correct with respect to Right to equality in the Indian Constitution?

  1. There shall be no discrimination by state against any citizen on any ground.
  2. Any law prescribing residence within a state for employment can be enacted only by that state legislature or the Parliament.

Select the correct answer using code given below.

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q25. Which of the following rights are implicit under the Right to Freedom of Speech and expression?

  1. Right against pre-censorship on newspapers and movies
  2. Freedom of the Press
  3. Freedom of silence
  4. Right to demonstration or picketing and strike

Select the correct answer using code given below.

(a) 1, 2 and 4 only

(b) 3 and 4 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Q26. Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Article 20 (Protection in respect of conviction of offences)?

  1. No ex-post-facto law shall be enacted whether in civil or criminal matters.
  2. Protection against self-incrimination covers protection against giving thumb impression and blood specimens.
  3. In case of corruption charges against a public servant either the court or department should take action to avoid double jeopardy.

Select the correct answer using code given below.

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 3 only

(d) None of the above are correct

Q27. A religious denomination must satisfy which of the following necessary conditions in order to exercise the Freedom to manage religious affairs under the article 26?

  1. Group of individuals with a system of beliefs.
  2. A group with common organization.
  3. Collective having a distinctive name.
  4. Group having a religious text of their own.
  5. A leader who preaches a distinct doctrine.

Select the correct answer using code given below.

(a) 1, 2 and 3 only

(b) 3, 4 and 5 only

(c) 1, 2 and 5 only

(d) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Q28. Consider the following statements with respect to Fundamental Rights:

  1. They promote political and social democracy.
  2. These rights, being absolute in nature, can be enforced through the issue of Writs.

Which of the statements given above is/are not correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q29. Dr. Ambedkar called which of the following fundamental rights as the most important article of the constitution, without which Indian constitution would be a nullity?

(a) Right to Constitutional Remedies

(b) Right to Freedom of Speech and Expression

(c) Right to Religious and Cultural freedom

(d) Right against Exploitation

Q30. With reference to religious and cultural freedom granted under the Constitution, consider the following statements:

  1. Any kind of religious instruction is completely prohibited in all the schools administered by the state.
  2. It is compulsory for an individual from a minority group to attend to religious instructions in schools maintained by same minority group.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q31. Consider the following statements with reference to Article 32 of the Indian Constitution:

  1. Right to move Supreme Court in case of infringement of Fundamental Rights can be curtailed in certain circumstances.
  2. Only Fundamental Rights guaranteed by the Constitution can be enforced under Article 32.
  3. Parliament can empower any other court to issue writs of all kinds.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 1, 2 and 3

(d) None

Q32. Consider the following pairs:

Writs Scope

  1. Prohibition : Against judicial as well as quasi- judicial authorities
  2. Certiorari : Both preventive and curative in nature
  3. Quo Warranto : For aggrieved as well as non-aggrieved person

Which of the pairs given above mentioned pair(s) is/are correctly matched?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 3 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Q33. Consider the following statements with reference to martial law in India:

  1. The Indian constitution under the Article 34 defines martial law.
  2. Both Martial Law and National Emergency can be imposed in any part of the country.

Which of the above mentioned statement/statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q34. With reference to Right to Property, consider the following statements:

  1. It is a constitutional right under Indian Constitution.
  2. The 42nd Amendment act abolished Right to Property as a fundamental right.
  3. It is protected against executive action but not legislative action.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 2 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Q35. Which of the following Fundamental Rights are also available to foreign nationals?

  1. Equality before law and Equal Protection of law
  2. Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of race, religion, caste, sex or place of birth
  3. Right to elementary education
  4. Protection of language, script and culture of minorities

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 2, 3 and 4 only

Q36. Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Article 17 (Abolition of Untouchability)?

  1. It abolishes untouchability and its practice in any form.
  2. “Untouchability” has been defined under Article 17.
  3. It is available only against the state.
  4. It is implemented by “Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955”.

Select the correct answer using code given below.

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 and 4 only

(c) 2, 3 and 4 only

(d) 4 only

Q37. Which of the following statements is correct regarding Article 21 (Protection of Life and Personal Liberty)?

(a) It is available against only arbitrary executive action but not against arbitrary legislative action.

(b) It can be suspended only during the operation of National Emergency.

(c) Right to life under this article provides for both active and passive euthanasia.

(d) None of the above

Q38. Consider the following statements regarding Australia Group:

  1. It was formed in response to the use of chemical weapons by Saudi Arabia during Iraq War.
  2. It issues list for dual-use chemical and biological weapons only.
  3. India is not a member of Australia Group.

Choose the correct statements using the codes below.

  1. Only 1 and 3
  2. Only 2 and 3
  3. 1, 2 and 3
  4. None

Q39. Which of the following countries border Red Sea:

  1. Egypt
  2. Israel
  3. Syria
  4. Saudi Arabia
  5. Yemen
  6. Eritrea
  7. Jordan

Choose the correct answer using the codes below-

  1. 1, 4, 5, 6
  2. 1,2, 4, 5
  3. 2,3,5,6,7
  4. 1,2,3,4,5,6,7

Q40. De-hyphenation Policy is related to which of the following?

  1. Saudi Arabia-Israel
  2. Iran – Iraq
  3. Israel – Palestine
  4. Yemen – Israel

Q 41. Which of the following countries are members of ASEAN, Mekong-Ganga Cooperation and BIMSTEC?

  1. India
  2. Myanmar
  3. Thailand
  4. Bhutan
  5. Vietnam
  6. Bangladesh
  7. Cambodia

Choose the correct answer using the codes below:

  1. 1, 2, 3, 4
  2. 1,2,3,5
  3. 2 and 3 Only
  4. 2, 3, 5, 7

Q 42. Recently Yellow Vest Protest was in news. With which of the following countries is the protest related?

  1. France
  2. Italy
  3. Yemen
  4. United Kingdom

Q 43. Consider the following statements wrt. National Knowledge Network:

  1. It has been launched by Nepal in 2010.
  2. Pakistan has been excluded to be connected to National Knowledge Network.

Choose the correct statement using the codes below –

  1. 1 Only
  2. 2 Only
  3. 1 and 2 Both
  4. None

Q 44. Consider the following statements and choose the correct one –

  1. Budapest Convention is binding international instrument for cybersecurity.
  2. Budapest Convention was adopted during the COP25.
  3. It aims to achieve zero aids deaths by 2030.
  4. It has been adopted by the UNHRC.

Q 45. Consider the following statements wrt. Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction –

  1. It was adopted by UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.
  2. It had not been endorsed by the United Nation General Assembly.

Choose the correct statements using the codes below –

  1. 1 Only
  2. 2 only
  3. 1 and 2 Both
  4. None

Q 46. Which of the following are the reasons for the development of Urban Heat Island –

  1. Increase in direct pollution
  2. Heat conserving property of building material
  3. Lack of vegetation in urban areas
  4. Use of coloured concrete and white roofs
  5. Construction of green buildings
  6. Creation of tall buildings

Choose the correct answer using the codes below –

  1. 1, 2, 3
  2. 2, 3, 4
  3. 3, 4, 5, 6
  4. 4, 5, 6

Q 47 Consider the following statements about carbon sink –

  1. It is a natural reservoir only which accumulates and stores carbon containing chemical compounds.
  2. It helps to store Carbon dioxide by the process of carbon sequestration.

Choose the correct statements using the codes below –

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. 1 and 2 both
  4. None

Q 48. Consider the following statements about LEED –

  1. It is an Indian initiative to provide a framework to building owners and operators for identifying and implementing practical green building solutions.
  2. It concentrates on energy efficiency and indoor environmental quality only.

Choose the correct statements using the codes below –

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. 1 and 2 both
  4. None

Q 49. Consider the following statements about Environment Performance Index:

  1. It is launched annually by UNFCCC.
  2. It ranks countries on air quality, water and sanitation, heavy material etc.

Choose the correct statement using the codes below –

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both are correct
  4. None

Q 50. Consider the following statements regarding Agni V –

  1. It is an intercontinental surface to air ballistic missile.
  2. At present only China and USA are known to have Intercontinental ballistic missile.

Choose the incorrect statements using the codes below –

  1. 1 Only
  2. 2 Only
  3. 1 and 2 both
  4. None