Preparing for entrance exams like CLAT & AILET require constant preparation. General knowledge and current affairs is a common subject that is tested in both the exams. Here is a look at sample GK questions for CLAT & AILET 2023. How many of these can you get right?
Sample GK Questions for CLAT & AILET 2023
Q.1 Which of the following Supreme Court Judge has been nominated as Executive Chairman of National Legal Service Authority (NALSA)?
- Justice DY Chandrachud
- Justice RF Nariman
- Justice NV Ramana
- Justice UU Lalit
Explanation: The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind has nominated Supreme Court judge Justice Uday Umesh Lalit as the next executive chairperson of the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) with immediate effect.
Q.2 Delhi High Court has refused to do away with which of the following tests for the airport staff?
- COVID -19 test
- Alcohol test
- Rapid Antigen test
- CT Scan
Explanation: Testing aircraft pilots, cabin crew and air traffic controllers for alcohol cannot be completely exempted as it could be detrimental to passenger safety, the Delhi High Court recently held in ATC Guild (India) vs UOI .
Q.3 Which of the following High Court has warned it lawyers to impose fine if in case they file multiple COVID – 19 petitions?
- Chhattisgarh High Court
- Patna High Court
- Karnataka High Court
- Orissa High Court
Explanation: The Karnataka High Court recently warned that it would impose Rs 25,000 costs on advocates who continue to file COVID-19 related petitions without reading the orders of the Court.
Q.4 The Supreme Court has announced to launch an app that will provide links for virtual hearing to which of the following sections?
- Media persons
- Persons with disabilities
- Foreign nationals
- Both a & b
Explanation: The Supreme Court is launching an application to grant access to its virtual hearings to media persons.
Q.5 Advocate KR Gouri, a politician from Kerala has passed away. She was known for presenting which of the following bills?
- Land Reforms Bill, 1957
- Supreme Court (enlargement of criminal appellate jurisdiction) Bill, 1970
- Muslim Wakfs Bill, 1952
- Indian Registration (Amendment) Bill, 1955
Explanation: Advocate KR Gouri Amma, the legendary politician from Kerala passed away. Gouri Amma was the first woman lawyer from Kerala’s Ezhava community which is classified as Other Backward Caste (OBC). As the Revenue Minister, she is famously known for presenting the Land Reforms Bill in 1957, which altered land holding in the State and ushered in social changes.
Q.6 Which of the following authorities has set up the National Task Force to streamline oxygen allocation, ensure availability of essential drugs, medicines?
- Bar Council of India
- Supreme Court
- Ministry of Law and Justice
- Law Commission of India
Explanation: The Supreme Court has set up a twelve-member National Task Force (NTF) to facilitate a public health response to COVID-19 based on scientific and specialised domain knowledge.
Q.7 The Delhi High Court has appointed which of the following Senior Advocates as Amicus Curiae in the case challenging to the imposition of Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) on the import of oxygen concentrators as gift for personal use?
- Amit George
- Arvind Datar
- Rajeev Dhavan
- Ritin Rai
Explanation: The Delhi High Court has appointed Senior Advocate Arvind Datar as Amicus Curiae in the challenge to the imposition of Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) on the import of oxygen concentrators as gift for personal use.
Q.8 Which of the following judges is set to become first Indian to be awarded Arline Pacht Global Vision Award by the International Association of Women Judges?
- Justice Pratibha Singh
- Justice Gita Mittal
- Justice Indu Malhotra
- Justice R Bhanumathi
Explanation: Former Chief Justice of Jammu & Kashmir High Court, Justice Gita Mittal has been declared as one of the two recipients of the Arline Pacht Global Vision Award for 2021.
Q.9 The Supreme Court has recently struck down Maratha Reservation law for exceeding 50 percent cap in public education and employment in which of the following cases?
- Jaishri Laxmanrao Patil v. Chief Minister
- S Patil v. State of Maharashtra
- Ambuj Amte v. Union of India
- S Patil v. Chief Minister
Explanation: The Supreme Court in Jaishri Laxmanrao Patil v. Chief Minister has struck down the Maharashtra State Reservation for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) Act, 2018 which extends reservation to the Maratha community in public education and employment.
Q.10 Which of the following High Court has upheld that insurance policies have to cover mental illness?
- Bombay High Court
- Madras High Court
- Allahabad High Court
- Delhi High Court
Explanation: The Delhi High Court has ruled that insurance policies cannot discriminate between physical illnesses and mental illnesses.
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