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1. All Human Rights are inherent in all human beings because

a. all human rights are provided by the state.

B. human rights are being provided by the united nations.

c. human beings are rational beings.

d. human rights are the product of social revolutions.

2. Which of the following is not correct?

a. human rights are universal.

B. human rights are subjective.

c. human rights are constitutional.

d. human rights are incontrovertible.

3. Which of the following are considered third generation rights?

a. individual rights

B. collective rights

c. political rights

d. economic rights

4. Freedom from torture is

a. inherent right

B. derogable human right

c. absolute right

d. none of the above

5. The Indian tradition of human rights during war is best exemplified in the work of

a. mahabharata

B. ramayana

c. emperor ashoka

d. emperor akbar

6. Which of the following thinkers did not give the idea of natural rights?

a. thombas hobbes

B. j.j. rousseau

c. john locke

d. jermy bentham

7. Which Article of Universal Declaration of Human Rights declares, “Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person”?

a. article 1

B. article 3

c. article 5

d. article 6

8. Convention on the elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women was adopted in

a. 1966

B. 1979

c. 1983

d. 1993

9. The Gandhian idea of individual rights was characterized within the framework of

a. human interdependence

B. european liberal tradition

c. socialist tradition

d. vedic tradition

10. When did India enact positive law on human rights?

a. 1993

B. 1950

c. 1919

d. 1935

11. ‘Mandala Theory’ of inter-state relations in ancient India was a contribution of

a. manu

B. brihaspati

c. kautilya

d. aryabhatt

12. When the Convention on the Rights of the child was adopted by the UN General Assembly?

a. on 18th march 1992

B. on 24th january 1982

c. on 20th november 1989

d. on 10th december 1999

13. ‘Convention on the Indigenous and Tribal peoples in independent countries’ was adopted on the initiatives of

a. world health organization

B. international labour organization

c. united nations human rights council

d. food and agricultural organisation

14. Vishakha v. State of Rajasthan case dealt with

a. prevention of domestic violence against women

B. sexual violence against women at workplace

c. ban on the practice of female infanticide

d. promotion of educational and employment opportunities for women

15. The Bill of Rights is the collective name for the first ten amendments to theConstitution of

a. u.s.a.

B. u.k.

c. france

d. switzerland

16. The Cortagena Declaration of 1984 deals with

a. women

B. refugees

c. children

d. persons with disability

17. Article 340 of the Indian Constitution deals with

a. backward classes commission

B. election commission

c. union public service commission

d. finance commission

18. International Humanitarian Law is a

a. branch of international law which provides protection to human beings from the consequences of armed conflicts.

B. branch of environmental law which provides protection to environment.

c. branch of international law seeking intervention in the states violating human rights of the people.

d. branch of international law providing for humanitarian assistance to the people affected by natural disasters.

19. Universal Declaration of Human Rights contains

a. 20 articles

B. 22 articles

c. 30 articles

d. 36 articles

20. Sacher Committee Report dealt with the issue of

a. socio-economic development of muslims

B. all round development of minorities

c. amelioration in the conditions of working women

d. decent and dignified treatment with prisoners of war

21. Which of the following provisions articulate the constitutional vision of Justice in India?

a. free and independent judiciary

B. directive principles of state policy

c. fundamental duties

d. special status to the state of jammu and kashmir

22. Which of the following is a seminal contribution of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

a. making human rights implementable

B. international standard setting on human rights

c. paving way for conversion of human rights into fundamental rights.

d. facilitating creation of machinery for ensuring rights to all

23. The General Assembly of the United Nations can pass the resolution on human rights issues and

a. compel states to change their internal laws to include more human rights.

B. recommend and request new human rights standards for inclusion in state’s internal laws.

c. leave the matter to states as to how they deal with human rights issues.

d. look into enforcement and implementation of human rights with the states.

24. When a person is arrested, the police cannot keep the accused in its custody for morethan

a. 36 hours

B. 24 hours

c. 12 hours

d. 48 hours

25. United Nations decade for Human Rights Education was

a. 1965-1974

B. 1985-1994

c. 1995-2004

d. 2000-2009


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