Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Uttarakhand Civil Judge | Question Paper 2017 | Part - I | General Knowledge | Without Answer Key |

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On the request of students we are providing the Questions of General Knowledge Part - I of Uttarakhand Judicial Service Question Paper 2017 (without answer key)  

1.       Which of the following Amendments of the Constitution is related with G.S.T. ?
a.       97th
b.      98th
c.       100th
d.      101st
2.       In which one of the following cases, ‘Preamble’ was held to be part of the Constitution, hence amendable ?
a.       In Re Berubari
b.      Keshvanand Bharti V. State of Kerala
c.       A.K. Gopalan V. State of Madras
d.      None of the above
3.       United Nations has observed year 2016 as :
a.        International year for Women
b.      International year for Polio
c.        International year for Human Rights
d.       International year for Pulses
4.       Which one of the following provisions of the Constitution deals with the ordinance making power of the President ?
a.       Article 123
b.      Article 124
c.       Article 125
d.      Article 126
5.       Headquarters of International Court of Justice is situated at:
a.       Paris
b.      London
c.       Hague
d.      Washington
6.       Which Article of the Constitution deals with definitions of various terms used in the Constitution:
a.       Article 364
b.      Article 365
c.       Article 366
d.      Article 367
7.       Power of Supreme Court to review its own judgment is provided under :
a.       Article 137
b.      Article 138
c.       Article 139
d.      Article 140
8.       Members of Joint Public Service Commissions are appointed by :
a.       Governors of the concerned states
b.      Prime Minister
c.       President of India
d.      None of the above
9.       Case of Kasturi Lal Ralia Ram Jain V. State of U.P., AIR 1965 SC 1039 is related to:
a.       Sovereign functions of State
b.      Exemption from taxation
c.       Power of Amendment
d.      None of the above
10.   Which one of the Chief Justices of India has acted as Acting President of India also ?
a.       Justice Subba Rao
b.      Justice Hidaytullah
c.       Justice Khanna
d.      None of the above
11.   Reserve Bank of India has been constituted under the :
a.        Constitution of India
b.       Reserve Bank of India Act, 1930
c.        Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
d.      None of the above
12.   Who has been appointed as the Chairman of the 21st Law Commission of India ?
a.       Justice A.P. Shah
b.       Justice D.K. Jain
c.        Justice B.S. Chauhan
d.      Shri Satya Pal Jain
13.   ‘Uttaranchal’ (now ‘Uttarakhand’) was created by:
a.       Uttar Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2000
b.      Uttar Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2001
c.       Uttar Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2002
d.      Uttar Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2003
14.   In which of the following cases the Supreme Court held that, “custodial death” is one of the worst crimes in a civilised society governed by the rule of law ?
a.        Ajit Singh V. State of Punjab
b.      Maneka Gandhi V. Union of India
c.       Indira Sawhney V. Union of India
d.      D. K. Basu V. State of West Bengal
15.   Which of the following articles of the Indian Constitution provides that, the “State shall endeavour to secure for the citizens a uniform civil code throughout the territory of India” ?
a.       Article 42
b.      Article 43
c.       Article 44
d.      Article 45
16.   “An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation” was authored by:
a.       Jeremy Bentham
b.      John Austin
c.       Von Savigny
d.      Roscoe Pound
17.   The mandatory provision in relation to providing ‘medical treatment by all hospitals to victims of specific crimes free of cost and immediately’ is provided in which section of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 ?
a.       Section 357 A
b.      Section 357 B
c.       Section 357 C
d.      Section 357
18.   18. In which one of the following cases it was held that ‘right to shelter is a Fundamental Right’ ?
a.       State of Punjab V. Raja Ram (1981) 2 SCC. 66
b.      Prabhakaran Nair V. State of Tamil Nadu (1987) 4 SCC 238
c.       Sukhdev V. Bhagatram AIR 1975 1331
d.      Umesh Chandra V. V.N. Singh AIR 1968 Patna 3
19.   The Central Information Commission is constituted under which section of the Right to Information Act, 2005 ?
a.       Section 14
b.      Section 15
c.       Section 12
d.      Section 19
20.   The term ‘Grundnorm’ was coined in his theory by :
a.       Hans Kelsen
b.      Herbert Spencer
c.       Darwin
d.      None of these
21.   How many times has the Preamble of the Constitution of India been amended so far ?
a.       Twice
b.      Thrice
c.       Once
d.      Never  22.
22.   Which of the following is not ‘State’ for the purpose of Article 12 of the Indian Constitution ?
a.       Indian Council of Agricultural Research
b.      A Nationalised Bank
c.       Oil and Natural Gas Commission
d.      Grih Kalyan Kendra
23.   In which schedule of the Indian Constitution the recognised languages are listed ?
a.       Sixth Schedule
b.      Seventh Schedule
c.       Eighth Schedule
d.      Ninth Schedule
24.   Which one of the following cases is related to ‘Carry Forward Rule’ ?
a.       Maneka Gandhi V. Union of India
b.      Devdasan V. Union of India
c.       Pradeep Tandon V. State of U.P.
d.      None of the above
25.   ‘Hicklin Test’ under Article 19(2) of the Indian Constitution is related to:
a.       Decency and morality
b.      Defamation
c.       Integrity of India
d.      None of the above
26.   Prafulla Kumar V. Bank of Commerce, Khulna, is a leading case on:
a.       Residuary Power
b.      Pith and Substance Principle
c.       Repugnancy
d.      Harmonious Construction
27.   ‘Universal Declaration of Human Rights’ was adopted by the General Assembly of United Nations on:
a.       10th December, 1945
b.      10th December, 1946
c.       10th December, 1948
d.      26th October, 1945
28.   Which one of the following is not a ‘Principal Organ’ of the United Nations ?
a.       Trusteeship Council
b.      Economic and Social Council
c.       International Court of Justice
d.      Human Right Commission
29.   In which of the following provisions of the Advocates Act, 1961, the Supreme Court has power to decide upon professional misconduct of an advocate ?
a.       Section 35
b.      Section 36
c.       Section 37
d.      Section 38
30.   Who is a writer of a book ‘De Jure Belli ac Pacis’ ?
a.       Hugo Grotius
b.      Nassabaum
c.       Oppenheim
d.      Vattel
31.   Which one of the following jurists is the exponent of the Historical School ?
a.       Austin
b.      Savigny
c.       Roscoe Pound
d.      Duguit
32.   By which Amendment of the Constitution the words, ‘Socialist’ and ‘Secular’ were added in the Preamble ?
a.       32nd
b.      22nd
c.        42nd
d.      52nd
33.   Indian Constituent Assembly adopted “Jan Gan Man Adhinayak Jai He” as a National anthem on:
a.       24th January, 1950
b.      26th January, 1950
c.       27th December, 1911
d.      None of the above
34.   Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar was sworn in as 44th Chief Justice of India by the President of India on :
a.       January 4, 2017
b.      January 5, 2017
c.       January 6, 2017
d.      None of the above
35.   In which of the following cases the Supreme Court held that ‘Bharat Ratna’, ‘Padma Vibhushan’, ‘Padma Bhushan’ and ‘Padma Shri’ would not amount to ‘title’ within the meaning of           Article 18(1) of the Constitution of India ?
a.       Union of India V. Bijan Ghosh
b.      Balaji Raghavan V. Union of India
c.       People’s Union for Civil Liberties V. Union of India
d.      People’s Union for Democratic Rights V. Union of India
36.   In which of the following years “Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women” was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly ?
a.       1978
b.      1989
c.       1992
d.      1979
37.   The ‘Montreal Protocol’ is related to:
a.       Transboundry air pollution
b.      Ozone Layer
c.       Hazardous waste
d.      Climate change
38.   Ownership to patents, copyright and trademarks, and the right to an easement is called:
a.       Incorporeal ownership
b.      Corporeal ownership
c.       Equitable ownership
d.      Contingent ownership
39.    The non-permanent members of the Security Council are elected for:
a.       one year
b.      two years
c.       three years
d.      four years
40.   The headquarters of the ‘World Intellectual Property Organisation’ (WIPO) is located in:
a.       Paris
b.      Madrid
c.       New York
d.      Geneva
41.   ‘INTERPOL’ means:
a.       International Political Conference
b.      International Association of Police Officers
c.       International Criminal Police Organisation
d.      None of the above
42.   ‘Law Day’ is celebrated in India on:
a.       26th November
b.      28th October
c.       2nd October
d.      15th August
43.   Maximum number of ministers in a State including the Chief Minister can be:
a.       12% of the members of State’s Legislative Assembly
b.      15% of the members of State’s Legislative Assembly
c.       10% of the members of State’s Legislative Assembly
d.      7% of the members of State’s Legislative Assembly
44.   New chapter of ‘plea bargaining’ was added in the Criminal Procedure Code by:
a.       Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2005
b.      Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Act, 2005
c.       Indian Evidence (Amendment) Act, 2005
d.      Indian Penal Code (Amendment) Act, 2005
45.   ‘Naz Foundation’ case is related to:
a.       Section 376 of the Indian Penal Code
b.      Section 378 of the Indian Penal Code
c.       Section 354 of the Indian Penal Code
d.      Constitutionality of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code
46.   ‘Copyright’ in India subsists for:
a.       50 years
b.      70 years
c.       60 years
d.      80 years
47.   The limits of territorial water in the case of India has been extended to:
a.        8 nautical miles
b.      12 nautical miles
c.       25 nautical miles
d.      50 nautical miles
48.   Which of the following Articles of the Indian Constitution becomes automatically suspended on the ‘Proclamation of Emergency’ ?
a.       Article 19
b.      Article 32
c.       Article 21
d.      All of these
49.   Clause (5) in Article 15 of the Indian Constitution was added by:
a.       91st Amendment
b.      92nd Amendment
c.       93rd Amendment
d.      94th Amendment
50.   Under which Article of the Indian Constitution, the Supreme Court has developed the ‘Curative Petition’ ?
a.       Article 136
b.      Article 142
c.       Article 141
d.      Article 143

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