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Important Questions & Answers on Law Optional Paper for APSC(Assam Public Service Commission) Prelims | GkSeries

1 Who was the President of the Constituent Assembly?
1 Dr. Rajendra Prasad
2 C. Rajagopalachari
3 Jawaharlal Nehru
4 Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

Answer: Dr. Rajendra Prasad
2 Which of the following exercises, the most profound influence, in framing the Indian Constitution?
1 British Constitution
2 American Constitution
3 The Government of India Act, 1935
4 Irish Constitution

Answer: The Government of India Act, 1935
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3 Sovereignty under the Constitution of India practically belongs to
1 the Parliament
2 the Judiciary
3 the President
4 the people

Answer: the people
4 The Supreme Court of India held that the Preamble is not a part of the Constitution in
1 Habeas Corpus case
2 Berubari case
3 Minerva Mills case
4 Bengal Immunity Company's case

Answer: Berubari case
5 The word 'socialist' was not in the Preamble as enacted by the Constituent Assembly. It was inserted by
1 39th Amendment
2 41st Amendment
3 42nd Amendment
4 44th Amendment

Answer: 42nd Amendment
6 The concept of Directive Principles of State Policy under the Constitution of India is borrowed from
1 Germany
2 Ireland
3 USA
4 Canada

Answer: Ireland
7 Who explained that the Directive Principles of State Policy under the Constitution of India proceeded on the basis of human rights?
1 Justice K. S. Hegde
2 Justice P. N. Bhagawati
3 Justice Krishna Iyer
4 Justice R. N. Mishra

Answer: Justice K. S. Hegde
8 Article 51 of the Constitution of India aims to secure
1 protection of monuments
2 protection and improvement of environment and wildlife
3 promotion of international peace and security
4 separation of judiciary from executive

Answer: promotion of international peace and security
9 Which of the following rights was described by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar as the heart and soul' of the Constitution?
1 Right to Equality
2 Right to Constitutional Remedies
3 Right to Freedom of Religion
4 Right to Property

Answer: Right to Constitutional Remedies
10 The benefit under Article 14 of the Constitution of India is available to
1 citizens of India only
2 every person
3 natural persons only
4 only aliens

Answer: every person
11 The 'equality before law' under Article 14 of the Constitution is
1 Irish in origin
2 English in origin
3 Canadian in origin
4 American in origin

Answer: English in origin
12 Freedom of Press in India is
1 available to the people under the law of Parliament
2 specifically provided in the Constitution
3 implied in the Right to Freedom of Expression
4 available to the people of India under executive order

Answer: implied in the Right to Freedom of Expression
13 Which Article of Indian Constitution ensures that the State cannot discriminate against a citizen on the basis of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth?
1 Article 13
2 Article 14
3 Article 15
4 Article 16

Answer: Article 15
14 The Constitution of India makes the provision for abolition of title under
1 Article 18 clause (1)
2 Article 18 clause (2)
3 Article 18 clause (3)
4 Article 18 clause (4)

Answer: Article 18 clause (1)
15 The prohibition under Article 23 of the Constitution can be enforced
1 only against the State
2 only against the public organizations
3 only against the private individuals
4 against the State as well as private individuals

Answer: against the State as well as private individuals
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