Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 126 of 150)

  1. Consider the following statements: (2005)

    1. The Parliament cannot enlarge the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of India as its jurisdiction is limited to that conferred by the Constitution.

    2. The officers and servants of the Supreme Court and High Courts are appointed by the concerned Chief Justice and the administrative expenses are charged on the Consolidated Fund of India.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

    Answer: d

  2. Consider the following statements: (2005)

    1. There are 25 High Courts in India.

    2. Punjab, Haryana and the Union Territory of Chandigarh have a common High Court.

    3. National Capital Territory of Delhi has a High Court of its own.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 2 and 3

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 1, 2 and 3

    4. 3 only

    Answer: a

  3. Consider the following statements: (2004)

    1. The highest criminal court of the district is the Court of District and Sessions Judge

    2. The District Judges are appointed by the Governor in consultation with the High Courts

    3. A person to be eligible for appointment as a District Judge should be an advocate or a pleader of seven years'standing or more, or an officer in judicial service of the Union or the State

    4. When the Sessions Judge awards death sentence, it must be confirmed by the High

    Court before it is carried out Which of the statements given above are correct?

    1. 1 and2

    2. 2, 3 and4

    3. 3and4

    4. l, 2, 3and4

    Answer: d

  4. The power to enlarge the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of India with respect to any matter included in the Union List of Legislative Powers rests with (2003)

    1. The President of India

    2. The Chief Justice of India

    3. The Parliament

    4. The Union Ministry of Law, Justice and Company Affairs

    Answer: c

  5. Which one of the following High Courts has the Territorial Jurisdiction over Andaman and Nicobar Islands (2003)?

    1. Andhra Pradesh

    2. Calcutta

    3. Madras

    4. Orissa

    Answer: b

  6. The salaries and allowances of the Judges of the High Court are charged to the (2002)

    1. Consolidated Fund of India

    2. Consolidated Fund of the State

    3. Contingency Fund of India

    4. Contingency Fund of the State

    Answer: b

  7. Consider the following statements regarding the High Courts in India: (2001)

    1. There are Eighteen High Courts in the country

    2. Three of them have jurisdiction over more than one state

    3. No Union Territory has a High Court of its own

    4. Judges of the High Court hold office till the age of 62

    Which of these statements is/are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 4

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1 and 4

    4. 4 only

    Answer: d

  8. The concept of Public Interest Litigation originated in (1997)

    1. The United Kingdom

    2. Australia

    3. The United States

    4. Canada

    Answer: c

  9. The power of the Supreme Court of India to decide disputes between the Centre and the States falls under its (1996)

    1. Advisory jurisdiction

    2. Appellate jurisdiction

    3. Original jurisdiction

    4. Constitutional jurisdiction

    Answer: c

  10. When the Chief Justice of a High Court acts in a administrative capacity, he is subject to (1996)

    1. The writ jurisdiction of any of the other judges of the High Court

    2. Special control exercised by the Chief justice of India

    3. Discretionary powers of the Governor of the State

    4. Special powers provided to the Chief Minister in this regard

    Answer: c

  11. According to the Constitution of India, the term ‘District Judge’ shall not include (1996)

    1. Chief Presidency Magistrate

    2. Sessions Judge

    3. Tribunal Judge

    4. Chief Judge of a small Cause Court

    Answer: c

  12. Which of the following statements regarding the advisory jurisdiction of the Supreme Court are correct (1994)?

    1. It is binding on the Supreme Court to give its opinion on any matter referred to it by the President

    2. The full bench of the Supreme Court hears any reference made to it under its power of advisory jurisdiction

    3. The opinion given by the Supreme Court on a reference under advisory jurisdiction is not binding on the government

    4. Not more than one reference at a time can be made to the Supreme Court under its power of advisory jurisdiction

    Select the answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 1 and 3

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 2 and 4

    Answer: c

  13. Which one of the following comes under the jurisdiction of both the High Court and the Supreme Court (1993)?

    1. Disputes between the Centre and the States

    2. Disputes between the States inter se

    3. Protection of the Fundamental Rights

    4. Protection against the violation of the Constitution

    Answer: c