Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 77 of 150)

  1. Which of the following are the main jurisdictions of the High Court of a State:

    1. Original jurisdiction.

    2. Appellate jurisdiction.

    3. Supervisory jurisdiction.

    4. Advisory jurisdiction.

    Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 4

  2. Which of the following statements regarding the Supreme Court of India are correct?

    1. It has the power to entertain appeal from any court or tribunal within India.

    2. It has the power to deliver advisory opinion on any question of fact or law referred to it by the President.

    3. Salaries of the Judges of the Supreme Court are subject to vote by the Parliament.

    4. Its jurisdiction is binding on all other courts within India

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 3

    2. 2 and 4

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 4

  3. The doctrine of judicial review in the USA is

    1. Enunciated in the Constitution

    2. Derived from judicial decisions

    3. Inherent in the very nature of judicial function

    4. Result of the operation of the principle of rule of law

  4. Dicey's principle of the Rule of Law implies that

    1. Nobody is above law

    2. Everybody is equal before law

    3. Constitution is the result of judicial decisions

    4. Parliament is source of all law

  5. The term “Law” used in the phrase “Rule of Law” refers to

    1. Positive law

    2. Natural law

    3. Conventions of the constitution

    4. Common law

  6. Which one of the following writs is issued by an appropriate judicial body in order to free a person who has been illegally detained?

    1. Quo Warranto

    2. Mandamus

    3. Certiorari

    4. Habeas Corpus

  7. Which of the following features are present in the Indian Constitution?

    1. Multiple procedures for amendment.

    2. States not empowered to initiate amendment.

    3. Certain amendments have to be passed just by State Legislatures.

    4. Joint-sittings of Parliament to solve disputes regarding Constitutional amendments.

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 4

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 3 and 4

    • Assertion (A): India is a Union of States and not a Fedral State.
    • Reason (R): In the Indian Constitution, the center is given emergency powers which convert the State into a Unitary

    State. In the context of above two statements, which one of the following is correct? 7 of 14

    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

  8. In India, the Vice-President is elected by an electoral college consisting of

    1. Members of both Houses of Parliament

    2. Elected members of both Houses of Parliament

    3. Elect Members of both Houses of Parliament and the State Legislative Assemblies

    4. Members of both Houses of Parliament and the State Legislative Assemblies

  9. The Chief Election Commissioner of India can be removed from office during his tenure by

    1. The Chief Justice of India if some charges are proved against him

    2. By the President on the basis of a resolution of the Union Cabinet

    3. By a Committee consisting of Chief Justice of India, Law Minister of India and the Vice-President of India

    4. By the President on the basis of resolution passed by the Parliament by two-thirds majority

  10. Which one of the following States has a seat reserved in the Legislative Assembly on the basis of religion?

    1. Goa

    2. Sikkirn

    3. Mizoram

    4. J & K

  11. The quorum requirements in the Rajya Sabha is

    1. 25

    2. 50

    3. 100

    4. 126

  12. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

      • The Indian Union
      • Union list, State list and Concurrent list
      • Canadian Federation
      • The right to secede
      • The American Federation
      • Dual citizenship

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1 and 3

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  13. There is a simple integrated judiciary in

    1. India, Canada and Australia

    2. India, Nigeria and Canada

    3. The USA, India and Australia

    4. The USA, India and Canada

  14. In which of the following federations does the second Chamber have equal representation of the states?

    1. USA

    2. India

    3. Australia

    4. Canada

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 4

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 1 and 3

    4. 2 and 3