POLITY FOR UPSC PRELIMS 2020 , TEST-9

Q1. With regards to Fundamental rights which of
the statement is not correct?
(a) These are enforceable only against State not against private individual
(b) Their application is limited in cases of armed forces and the times of emergency.
(c) Some of the provisions of Fundamental rights has to be enforced by a separate law
(d) They are neither Sacrosanct nor permanent in nature.

Q2. Consider the following statements with regards to Child employment in India
1. Indian Constitution prohibits the employment of children below the age of 14 with no exceptions.
2. The children between 14 and 18 are permitted to work in Non Hazardous Industries.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q3. Which of the following institutions/bodies have powers of a Civil Court?
1. National Commission for Scheduled Tribes
2. National Human Rights Commission
3. Comptroller and auditor general of India
4. Central Information Commission
5. Central Vigilance Commission
Choose the correct code
(a) 2 and 3 Only
(b) 1, 3 and 5
(c) 1, 2, 3 and 5
(d) 1, 2, 4 and 5

Q4. After the ‘Question Hour’ in the Parliament, Members raise matters of urgent public importance. The Ministers of the concerned Ministry reacts to the points made by the members. In the absence of the concerned minister, who assures the house or the
individual members that their sentiments would be conveyed to the concerned ministers?
(a) Leader of the House
(b) Prime Minister
(c) Minister of Home Affairs
(d) Minister of Parliament Affairs

Q5. ‘Preamble’ in our Indian constitution is inspired from the
(a) USA constitution
(b) Japanese Constitution
(c) Objectives resolution
(d) Government of India Act, 1935

Q6. Which of the following laws are the legacy of
British rule in India?
1. Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code
2. Section 124-A of the Indian Penal Code
3. Armed Forces Special Power Act
4. Section 499 and 500 of the Indian Penal Code
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
(a) 1 and 3 only
(b) 2 and 4 only
(c) 1, 2 and 4 only
(d) 2 and 3 only

Q7. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) being the main investigating agency of the Central Government, plays an important role in the prevention of corruption and maintaining integrity in administration. With regard to CBI, consider the following
1. The CBI is not a statutory body
2. Establishment of the CBI was recommended by the Santhanam Committee on Prevention of Corruption
3. Upholding human rights, protecting the environment, arts, antiques and heritage of our civilisation is one of the focus areas of CBI
Which of the above statement[s] is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 1, 2 and 3

Q8. With regard to Joint State Public Service Commission (JSPSC), consider the following:
1. JSPSC is a statutory body
2. A JSPSC presents its annual performance report to the President
3. The number of members of a JSPSC and their conditions of service are determined by the President
Which of the above statement[s] is/are correct?
(a) 1 Only
(b) 1 and 3 Only
(c) 1, 2 and 3
(d) None

Q9. As per the Supreme Court verdict, Which of the following rights is not implicit under Article 21?
(a) Right against Phone tapping
(b) Right to health
(c) Right to information
(d) Right to travel abroad

Q10. Which one of the following not a right guaranteed by Article 19 of the Constitution of India?
(a) Freedom of speech and expression
(b) Freedom to practice any profession
(c) Freedom to follow a religion of one’s choice
(d) Freedom to form association or unions.