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Question number: 49

» Law: Nature and Classification

Appeared in Year: 2009

MCQ▾

Question

Who have constitutional right to audience in all Indian Courts?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Chief Justice of India

b.

President

c.

Solicitor General

d.

Attorney General

Question number: 50

» Law: Nature and Classification

Appeared in Year: 2012

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

Freedom of Speech is the most important civil liberty of people in a democratic polity.

Reason (Ꭱ)

State can regulate free speech in the interest of public order.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a. Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ
b. Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ
c. Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false
d. Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

Passage

PRINCIPLES

Rules A: The State shall not discriminate, either directly or indirectly, on the grounds of sex, race, religion, caste, creed, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, pregnancy, place of birth, gender orientation or any other status.

Rules B: Direct discrimination occurs when for a reason related to one or more prohibited grounds a person or group of persons is treated less favorably than another person or another group of persons in a comparable situation.

Rules C: Indirect discrimination occurs when a provision, criterion or practice which is neutral on the fact of it would have the effect of putting persons having a status or a characteristic associate with one or more prohibited grounds at a particular disadvantage compared with other persons.

Rules D: Discrimination shall be justified when such discrimination is absolutely necessary in order to promote the well-being of disadvantaged groups, such as women, dalits, religious minorities, sexual minorities or disabled persons.

FACTS: On 2nd October 2010, the Governor of the state of Bihar ordered the release of all women prisoners who were serving sentence of less than one-year imprisonment to mark the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday.

Question number: 51 (1 of 4 Based on Passage) Show Passage

» Law: Nature and Classification

Appeared in Year: 2011

MCQ▾

Question

Would you first Order of release of all women prisoners be justified under Rule E?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Yes, because it promotes the well-being of women.

b.

No, because it does not promote the well-being of women prisoners

c.

No, because it does not promote the well-being of all disadvantaged groups equally.

d. All of the above

Question number: 52 (2 of 4 Based on Passage) Show Passage

» Law: Nature and Classification

Appeared in Year: 2011

MCQ▾

Question

Assume that the Governor also made a second order requiring the release of all persons under the age of 25 and over the age of 65 who were serving a sentence of less than one year’s imprisonment. Under the Rules, this order is:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Discriminatory, but justifiable.

b.

Not discriminatory

c.

Directly discriminatory

d.

Indirectly discriminatory

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