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The Judiciary - General Knowledge Multiple Choice Questions and Answers | Page-3

21 What does the “Judicial Review” function of the Supreme Court mean?
A Review its own judge-ment
B Review the functioning of judiciary in the country
C Undertake periodic review of the Constitution
D Examine the constitutional validity of the laws

Answer: Option [D]
22 A writ of Mandamus can be issued by the Supreme Court to
A An official to perform public duty
B The company to raise wages
C The Prime Minister to dissolve the Cabinet
D The Government to pay the salaries to employees

Answer: Option [A]
23 An appeal to the High Court lies in case the Session Court has awarded the punishment of
A One year or more
B Two years or more
C Three years or more
D Four years or more

Answer: Option [D]
24 Under the Constitution, the power to issue a writ of Habeas Corpus is vested in
A High Court alone
B Supreme Court alone
C Both Supreme Court and High Courts
D All Courts down to the District Courts

Answer: Option [C]
25 A writ issued by the Supreme Court compelling a quasi-Judicial/public authority to perform its mandatory duty is
A Mandamus
B Certiorari
C Prohibition
D Quo Warranto

Answer: Option [A]
26 How many types of writs can be issued by the Supreme Court?
A Three
B Four
C Five
D Six

Answer: Option [C]
27 The Supreme Court of India enjoys
A Advisory jurisdictions
B Original jurisdictions
C Appellate and advisory jurisdictions
D Original, appellate and advisory jurisdictions

Answer: Option [D]
28 The Judges of the High Court hold office
A During the pleasure of the Chief Justice of India
B Till they have attained 62 years of age
C Till they have attained 65 years of age
D As long as they desire

Answer: Option [B]
29 Indian Penal Code came into operation in
A 1858
B 1860
C 1859
D 1862

Answer: Option [D]
30 In which case did the Supreme Court restore the primacy of the Fundamental Rights over the Directive Principles of State policy?
A Golaknath Case
B Minerva Mills Case
C Keshavananda Bharti Case
D All the above cases

Answer: Option [B]


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