Legal Reasoning Practice Test Questions

Legal Reasoning Practice Test Questions

  • Right to life does not include right to die, has been held in the case of

  • R. Rathinam v. Union of India

  • State v. Sanjay Kumar Bhatia

  • Maneka Gandhi v. Union of India

  • Gian Kaur v. State of Punjab

Ans. d

Rationale: in the case of Gian Kaur v. State of Punjab it was held by the court that right to life guaranteed under Article 21 does not include Right to die.

  • After this case, Article 21 now protects the right of life and personal liberty of Citizens not only from executive action but also from legislative action. The case is

  • Minerva Mills

  • A.P. Gopalan

  • Maneka Gandhi

  • Keshvanand Bharti

Ans. c

Rationale: in the case of Maneka Gandhi v. Union of India it was held by the court that Article 21 protects the right of life and personal liberty of Citizens not only from executive action but also from legislative action.

  • The protection of life and personal liberty under Article 21 is

  • Available to citizens only

  • Not available to enemy alien

  • Available to any person​​ 

  • Not available to a person arrested under a preventive detention law

Ans. c

Rationale: right guaranteed under Article is available to both citizens and non citizens

  • The following is not included in the right to personal liberty

  • Right not to be tortured

  • Right to free legal aid

  • Right to equality of wages

  • Freedom from arrest

Ans. c

Rationale:​​ Equality of wages is not a fundamental right to be associated with right to personal liberty.

  • As per Article 21A the state shall provide free and compulsory education to all children of the age of:

  • Six to fourteen years

  • Six to twelve years

  • Six to ten years

  • Six to eighteen years

Ans. a

Rationale:​​ Article 21-A​​ in the Constitution of India​​ provides​​ free and compulsory education of all children in the age group of six to fourteen years as a Fundamental Right in such a manner as the State may, by law, determine.

  • In India right to education is a​​ 

  • Constitutional right

  • Statutory right

  • Fundamental right

  • Common law right

Ans. c

Rationale:​​ Article 21-A​​ in the Constitution of India​​ provides​​ free and compulsory education of all children in the age group of six to fourteen years as a Fundamental Right in such a manner as the State may, by law, determine.

  • By which of the following Amendment Acts of the Indian Constitution, Right to Education was made a Fundamental Right?

  • 42nd​​ Amendment

  • 44th​​ Amendment

  • 49th​​ Amendment

  • 86th​​ Amendment

Ans.​​ d

Rationale:​​ The Constitution (Eighty-sixth Amendment) Act, 2002 inserted Article 21-A in the Constitution of India to provide free and compulsory education of all children in the age group of six to fourteen years as a Fundamental Right in such a manner as the State may, by law, determine.

  • Safeguards against the arrest detention are provided under which Article of the Constitution of India?

  • Article 25

  • Article 22

  • Article 14

  • Article 19

Ans. b

Rationale: Article 22 provides for protection against arrest and​​ detention in certain cases.

  • Which one of the following statements is correct?

Right to free and compulsory education to all children of the age of six to fourteen years is:

  • A fundamental right enforceable in a court of law

  • A fundamental duty

  • A directive principle of State Policy

  • A fundamental right which however can be enforced only if the state makes an enabling legislation

Ans. a

Rationale:​​ The Constitution (Eighty-sixth Amendment) Act, 2002 inserted Article 21-A in the Constitution of India to provide free and compulsory education of all children in the age group of six to fourteen years as a Fundamental Right in such a manner as the State may, by law, determine.

  • In which of the following circumstances preventive detention can be enforced as per Article 22 of the Constitution?

  • During civil riots

  • During communal violence

  • During emergency

  • During normal times

Ans. d

Rationale: Article 22 provides for protection against arrest and​​ detention in normal times

  • Article 24 of the Constitution prohibits employment of children in any factory or mine or in any hazardous employment below the age of​​ 

  • Eighteen years

  • Twelve years

  • Fourteen years

  • Sixteen years

Ans. c

Rationale: Article 24 provides that no child below the age of fourteen years shall be employed to work in any factory or mine or engaged in any other hazardous employment

  • Prohibition of traffic in human beings and forced labour has been provided under article:

  • 14

  • 19

  • 21

  • 23

Ans. d

Rationale: article 23 provides traffic in human beings and begar and other similar forms of forced labour are prohibited and any contravention of this provision shall be an offence punishable in accordance with law

  • Right to freedom of religion cannot be restricted on the ground of :

  • Morality

  • Public order

  • Heath​​ 

  • Security of state

Ans. d

Rationale: Right to freedom of religion cannot be restricted on the ground of security of state

  • According to Article 30 of the Constitution ‘minorities’ have the right for the administration of educational institutions

  • Which have been established by them only

  • Which not necessarily have not been established by them but belong their religion or language

  • Article 30 does not speak about minority but deals with scheduled tribes only

  • None of the above

Ans. a

Rationale: Article 30 states that all minorities, whether based on religion or language, shall have the right to establish and administer educational institutions of their choice

  • Right to establish and administer educational institutions is guaranteed to the minorities based on

  • Language

  • Religion

  • Religion or language

  • Religion and language

Ans. c

Rationale: Article 30 states that all minorities, whether based on religion or language, shall have the right to establish and administer educational institutions of their choice

 

 

 

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