CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) 2018 MCQs Questions Answer Without Solution Paper Part 17

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Question 155

Which of the following is NOT a fundamental duty as per the provisions of the Constitution of India?

A. To uphold and protect the sovereignty, unity and integrity of India

B. To join the Defence Forces of India

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

D. To value and preserve the rich heritage of our composite culture

Question 156

The Right to Education Act, 2009 (RTE) provides for free and compulsory education to:

A. All illiterate children of India

B. All citizens of India

C. Children aged between 6 and 14 years

D. All children up to the age of 10 years

Question 157

Direction: The question below consists of two statements, one labeled as ‘Assertion’ (A) and another as ‘Reason’ (R) . Examine these two statements carefully and select the answers to these items from the codes given below.

Assertion (A) : It is the legal and constitutional duty of the State to provide legal aid to the poor.

Reason (R) : No one should be denied justice by reason of his poverty.

A. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation to A

B. Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation to A

C. A is true but R is false

D. A is false but R is true

Question 158

Which was the law introduced by Sir William Bentinck to prohibit the practice of Sati?

A. Bengal Sati Regulation, 1829

B. U. P. Sati Prohibition Act, 1828

C. Indian Sati Prohibition Act, 1827

D. Rajasthan Sati (Prevention) Act, 1830

Question 159

Legal Principle: Nothing is an ‘offence’ , if committed by a child below seven years of age

Fact Situation: Adil, aged six years, is a student of class one. He placed his sharpened pencil on the bench with its pointed end up when his classmate Ajay stood up to answer a question from the teacher. Ajay gets hurt when he sits on the pencil and Adil and his friends have a good laugh. Ajay՚s father, on seeing his son injured when he returns home, wants action against Adil.

Which of the following statements is the most appropriate in relation to the legal principle stated above?

A. Adil has committed an ‘offence’

B. Adil has not committed any ‘offence’ .

C. Childish pranks cannot be investigated by the police.

D. The class teacher must be arrested.

Question 160

Legal Principle: The doctrine of basic structure in Constitutional jurisprudence means that the Constitution of India has certain basic features that cannot be taken away through amendments by the Parliament. The power of judicial review is a part of the basic structure and it helps the constitutional Courts to determine whether an amendment is against the basic structure or not.

Fact Situation: Parliament proposes an amendment to limit the power of appeal against conviction for the offence of Sedition, to be exercised only by the Supreme Court of India.

Which of the following statements is the most appropriate in relation to the legal principle stated above?

A. The proposed amendment is against the doctrine of basic structure.

B. The proposed amendment is unconnected to the doctrine of basic structure.

C. The proposed amendment can be reviewed and struck down by the Constitutional Courts.

D. The proposed amendment is beyond the power of the Parliament.

Question 161

Who among the following was the first Chairman of the Constituent Assembly in India?

A. Dr. Rajendra Prasad

B. Dr. Sachchidananda Sinha

C. Harendra Coomar Mookerjee

D. Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

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