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1. The preventive Detention Act curtailed the

a. right to freedom.

B. right to equality.

c. right to constitutional remedies.

d. right to freedom of religion.

2. Which one of the following Fundamentals Rights has been the subject of maximumlitigation and controversy?

a. right to property.

B. right to equality.

c. right to freedom of religion.

d. right to freedom.

3. Which one of the following features has been wrongly listed as a feature of Right toEquality?

a. it ensures equality in the matter of appointment to offices under the state .

B. it abolishes all titles, other than academic and military.

c. it abolishes untouchability.

d. it prohibits special treatment of any section of society including the women and

4. The Six Freedoms of the Indian Citizens have been enshrined in :

a. article 14 to 18.

B. article 14to 35.

c. article 19.

d. articles 21 to 26.

5. Which one of the following has been omitted from the list of freedom by the FortyFourth Amendment?

a. freedom of association .

B. freedom of residence and settlement.

c. freedom of movement throughout the territory of india.

d. freedom of acquiring, holding and disposing of property.

6. The Right to freedom of religion granted by the Indian Constitution implies that theIndian citizens

a. are free to have faith in a religion other than the state religion.

B. have to follow the religion of the state.

c. have the freedom to profess, practise or propagate a religion of their choice.

d. not having faith in some religion shall not be appointed to government offices.

7. The Constitution grants Cultural and Educational Rights with a view to

a. evolve a common national culture.

B. eradicate illiteracy from the country.

c. to help the minorities conserve their culture.

d. none of the above .

8. Which one of the following rights was described by Dr. B.R Ambedkar as ‘the heartand soul of the Constitution’?

a. right to equality.

B. right to freedom.

c. right to constitutional remedies.

d. right to freedom of religion.

9. Which one of the following writs is issued by the court in case of an illegal detentionof a person?

a. habeas corpus.

B. mandamus.

c. certiorari.

d. quo warranto.

10. Which one of the following writs is issued to courts, corporation or a person directingthem to perform their public duty?

a. habeas corpus.

B. quo warranto.

c. mandamus.

d. prohibition.

11. Which one of the following writs is issued by the High Court to lower court or a nonjudicial public institution to stop proceedings in a particular case?

a. habeas corpus.

B. prohibition.

c. quo warranto.

d. certiorari.

12. Under which one of the following writs a person can be prevented from taking anaction to which he is officially not entitled?

a. mandamus.

B. quo warranto.

c. certiorari.

d. mandamus.

13. To which of the following rights the foreigners are entitled under the IndianConstitution

a. right against exploitation.

B. right to equality before law.

c. right to life and personal liberty.

d. all the above rights.

14. What is the sanction behind the Fundamental Rights granted by the IndianConstitution?

a. public opinion.

B. parliament.

c. independent judiciary.

d. the constitution.

15. The main purpose for the grant of Fundamental Rights to the Indian citizens is :

a. establishment of democratic government.

B. protection of individual liberty .

c. to ensure independence of judiciary.

d. to establish socialist society.

16. Which one of the following statement is correct?

a. the fundamental rights granted by the indian constitution are absolute.

B. the fundamental rights of the indian citizens are non- justiciable.

c. the fundamental rights of the indian citizens are justiciable.

d. the fundamental rights of the indian citizens protect them against the tyranny of

17. The Fundamental Rights under the Indian Constitution can be suspended during

a. general election.

B. national emergency.

c. all type of emergencies.

d. in all the above cases.

18. The orders for the suspension of Fundamental Rights are issued

a. by the parliament .

B. by the president on the recommendation of the supreme court.

c. by the president with the approval of the parliament.

d. by the president with the approval of the council of ministers.

19. Which one of the following authorities is authorised by the Constitution to imposereasonable restrictions on Fundamental Rights?

a. the parliament.

B. the supreme court.

c. the president.

d. none of the above .

20. The Fundamental Duties of Indian citizens are contained in

a. part i of the constitution.

B. part iii of the constitution.

c. part iv-a of the constitution.

d. none of the above part of the constitution.

21. Which one of the followings is not a Fundamental duty as outlined in Article 51A ofthe Constitution?

a. to abide by the constitution and respect its ideals.

B. to defend the country and render national service when called upon to do so.

c. to work for the moral upliftment of the weaker sections of society.

d. to preserve the rich heritage of our composite culture.

22. Which one of the followings has been wrongly listed as a Fundamental duty of theIndian citizens?

a. to develop scientific temper, humanism and spirit of inquiry and reform.

B. to work for raising the prestige of the country in the international sphere.

c. to protect and improve the natural environment.

d. to strive towards excellence in all spheres of individual and collective activity.

23. The Constitution vests the responsibility for the enforcement of Fundamental Rights

a. exclusively with the supreme court .

B. both with the high courts and the supreme court.

c. with all the courts in the country.

d. none of the above.

24. The Fundamental duties were added to the Constitution

a. to make the fundamental rights more effective.

B. to check anti- national, subversive and unconstitutional agitations.

c. to accord priority to the directive principles over fundamental rights .

d. to achieve all the above objectives.

25. The inclusion of Fundamental Duties in the Constitution was

a. unanimously welcomed.

B. welcomed by the opposition parties only.

c. welcomed by the ruling only.

d. none of the above.

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