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The Judiciary - General Knowledge Multiple Choice Questions and Answers | Page-2

11 The civil affairs like marriage, divorce, inheritance etc. which has been authorized by the Constitution to make legal laws?
A States, by the State List of the Constitution
B Centre, by the Union List of the Constitution
C Centre and States, by the Concurrent List of the Constitution
D Religious authorities which have relation to individual affairs

Answer: Option [C]
12 Which of the following writs/orders of the High Court/Supreme Court is sought to get an order of an authority quashed?
A Certiorari
B Mandamus
C Habeas Corpus
D Quo Warranto

Answer: Option [A]
13 Why did one of the High Courts in India decree that “bandhs are unconstitutional and punitive”?
A It adversely affects production
B It is not part of a right to protest
C It is not in exercise of a fundamental freedom
D It infringes on the fundamental rights of some groups of people

Answer: Option [C]
14 Which of the following is at the apex of the subordinate criminal courts?
A Supreme Court
B High Court
C Court of District Judge
D Court of Sessions Judge

Answer: Option [D]
15 Preventive detention means-
A Detention for interrogation
B Detention after interrogation
C Detention without interrogation
D Detention for cognizable offence

Answer: Option [C]
16 Who is empowered to transfer a Judge from one High Court to another High Court?
A President of India
B Law Minister of India
C The Union Cabinet
D Chief Justice of India

Answer: Option [A]
17 The main function of the judiciary is:
A Law execution
B Law formulation
C Law application
D Law adjudication

Answer: Option [D]
18 The salaries and emoluments of the judges of the Supreme Court are changed on:
A The Finance Commission
B The Consolidated Fund of India
C The Contingency Fund of India
D The Reserve Bank of India

Answer: Option [B]
19 Which of the following “writs” of the High Court or the Supreme Court is sought to produce in the court a person, suspected to be missing/ in custody?
A Certiorari
B Mandamus
C Quo Warranto
D Habeas Corpus

Answer: Option [D]
20 Where the High Courts in India first set up?
A Delhi and Calcutta
B Bombay, Madras, Calcutta
C Bombay, Delhi and Calcutta
D Madras and Bombay

Answer: Option [B]


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