Legal Knowledge Practice Paper for Law Entrance

Legal Knowledge Practice Paper for Law Entrance

  • The Constitution of India is​​ 

  • Highly federal

  • Highly unitary

  • Neither federal nor unitary

  • Partly federal and partly unitary

Ans. d

Rationale: the Constitution of India is partly federal and partly unitary as the States have few functions wherein they are not bound by the Centre and in some they are.

  • The number of Articles and Schedules in original Indian Constitution was

  • 395 Articles and 8 Schedules

  • 394Articles and 9 Schedules

  • 396Articles and 10 Schedules

  • 395Articles and 7 Schedules

Ans. a

Rationale: originally in Indian Constitution there were 395 Articles and 8 Schedules

  • Sovereignty under Constitution belong to

  • The President

  • The Parliament

  • The People

  • The Judiciary

Ans. c

Rationale: Constitution has been given to it by the people of the country thus sovereignty belongs to its people

  • According to Supreme Court decision in S.R. Bommai v. Union of India​​ the Constitution of India is

  • Federal

  • Quasi federal

  • Cooperative union

  • None of the above

Ans. b

Rationale: Constitution of India is Quasi federal i.e. it is partly federal and partly unitary

  • Which of the following is not an essential characteristic of a federal Constitution?

  • Distribution of Powers

  • Supremacy of Constitution

  • Presidential form of Government

  • A written Constitution

Ans. c

Rationale: in federal Constitution the power is distributed among the centre and states

  • The words ‘socialism’ and ‘secular’ were inserted in the Preamble by the

  • 15th

  • 39th

  • 42nd

  • 44th

Ans. c

Rationale: The words ‘socialism’ and ‘secular’ were inserted in the Preamble by the​​ forty second amendment.

  • The basic structure of the Constitution of India is contained in

  • Article 21

  • Article 32

  • Article 14

  • Preamble

Ans. d

Rationale: preamble of the constitution collectively displays the basic structure of the constitution.

  • The Indian Constitution is dedicated to​​ 

  • The Constituent Assembly

  • The Parliament

  • The whole society

  • The people of India

Ans. d

Rationale: Constitution of India is given to it by its people

  • The Indian Constitution has borrowed the ideas of Preamble from the

  • Italian Constitution

  • Canadian Constitution

  • French Constitution

  • Constitution of USA

Ans. d

Rationale: the ideas of Preamble of the Indian Constitution has been borrowed from the Constitution of USA

  • ​​ The word ‘secular’ used in the Preamble of the Constitution of India means

  • The state has no religion of its own

  • All religions are treated equally

  • The state has no common religion

  • Both a and b

Ans. d

Rationale: Secularism means that state is neutral towards all religions and has no religion of its own

  • Choose the correct order of the words as used in the preamble of Indian Constitution

  • Sovereign, Socialist, Secular, Democratic Republic

  • Sovereign,​​ Secular, Socialist, Democratic Republic

  • Socialist, ​​ Sovereign, Secular, Democratic Republic

  • Socialist, Secular, Sovereign Democratic Republic

Ans. a

Rational: the words in the following manner are used in the preamble of Indian Constitution Sovereign, Socialist, Secular, Democratic Republic

  • How many times has the Preamble of the Constitution of India been amended so far?

  • Once

  • Twice

  • Thrice

  • Never

Ans. a

Rationale: Preamble has been only amended once when ‘socialist’ and ‘secular’ words were added to it by 42nd​​ amendment.

  • Which of the following liberties the Preamble of the Constitution does not guarantee? The liberty of​​ 

  • Thought

  • Belief

  • Practice of religion

  • Worship

Ans. c

Rationale: to Practice religion is a fundamental right guaranteed under constitution and not a liberty

  • ​​ The Preamble of Constitution of India includes all the following except

  • Equality of status

  • Adult franchise

  • Fraternity

  • Justice

Ans. b

Rationale: the phrase ‘adult franchise’ is not used in the Preamble of Constitution of India

  • ​​ The term ‘Economic Justice’ in the Preamble to the Constitution of India is a resolution for

  • Equal distribution of wealth

  • Economy in the administration of justice

  • Socio-economic revolution

  • Cheap justice of the poorer

Ans. a

Rationale: The term ‘Economic Justice’ in the Preamble to the Constitution of India is a resolution for​​ equal distribution of wealth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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