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Question number: 1

» Law: Nature and Classification

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Who called Indian Constitution as Quasi-Federal?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

K. C. Wheare

b.

Austin

c.

H. M. Servai

d.

Jennings

Question number: 2

» Law: Nature and Classification

Appeared in Year: 2012

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The following are enshrined in the Preamble of the Constitution of India

I. Equality of status and of opportunity

II. Liberty of thought, expression, belief, faith and worship

III. Justice-social, economic and political

IV. Fraternity assuring the dignity of the individual

V. Unity and Integrity of the nation

Which of the following is the correct order in which they appear in the preamble?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

V-I-II-IV-III

b.

III-II-I-IV-V

c.

I-II-IV-III-V

d.

III-I-II-V-IV

Question number: 3

» Law: Nature and Classification

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Governor of a State can make laws during recess of a State Legislative Assembly through:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Ordinance

b.

Act

c.

Notification

d.

Bill

Question number: 4

» Law: Nature and Classification

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Which of the following amendments reduced the voting age from 21 to 18?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

39th Amendment

b.

61st Amendment

c.

86th Amendment

d.

42nd Amendment

Question number: 5

» Law: Nature and Classification

Appeared in Year: 2012

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(1). The State shall not deny to any person equality before the law and equal protection of the laws within the territory of India.

(2). The State shall not discriminate against any citizen on grounds only of religion, race, caste, sex and place of birth or any of them.

FACTS: The Government of Rajasthan, passed an order providing for reservations for the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes and Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (including Muslims), and Women, in all institutions of higher education, including private educational institutions, both aided as well as unaided, in the following manner: Scheduled Caste - 15%; Scheduled Tribe- 7.5%, Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (including Muslims) - 27%

I. The reservation policy of the government is violative of the principle of equality envisaged in the Constitution

II. The reservation policy is unconstitutional because it is based on ‘caste’, which is a prohibited marker

III. Reservation does not violate equality clause as it entails “like should be treated like and unlike should be treated differently. ”

IV. Reservation does not violate equality clause as the Constitution itself enables the State to make special provision for the advancement of socially and educationally backward classes of citizens or for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.

Which of the following derivations is CORRECT?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

III and IV are correct answers

b.

III is correct answer

c.

I and II are both correct answers

d.

I is correct

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