UPSC PRELIMS DAILY QUIZ 05.01.2020 | IASBYHEART

1.Protection is provided by the Indian constitution for people detained as a preventive measure. Which of the following is/are correct?

I) Person detained under preventive detention cannot enjoy rights under article 19 or 21

II) Detainee is entitled to know the grounds of detention.

a) I only

b) II only

c) Neither I nor II

d) Both I and II

 

  1. The directive principles of state policy is also referred to as the fundamental duties of the states. Which among the following statements hold true regarding the fundamental duties?

I) These articles cannot be deleted from the constitution

II) They are not enforceable by the judiciary

III) An existing policy on line with DPSP cannot be reversed

a) I and II

b) II and III

c) I and III

d) II only

 

  1. Fundamental rights in the Part III of the constitution is known as the magna carta of the Indian constitution. These serve to protect the freedom, liberty of the individuals. Consider the following statements,

I) Some are available to citizens only. Others are available to citizens, foreigners, corporations, companies

II) When rights available against state’s action only are violated by private individuals, only legal remedies are available

III) All of the fundamental rights are directly enforceable

Which among the statements are incorrect?

a) I only

b) II and III only

c) I and III only

d) III only

 

  1. Fundamental rights of the Indian constitution has certain rights applicable to Indian citizens while some other applicable to foreigners except enemy aliens. Among the rights given below which is not applicable to foreigners?

 a) Article 15

b) Article 14

c) Article 26

d) Article 22

 

  1. Constitution of India protects the rights of person during arrest and detention under article 22. Rights for punitive and preventive detention varies from each other on certain grounds. Considering the above statements, choose which among the following statements about preventive detention are correct.

I) Constitution authorises the executive to prescribe the circumstances and classes of cases in which a person can be detained for more than three months under a preventive detention law

II) Constitution allows only parliament to legislate for reasons connected to maintenance of public order, maintenance of supplies and services essential to community

a) I only

b) II only

c) Both I and II

d) Neither I nor II

 

  1. Six rights are ensured by article 19 of the constitution. With regards to the rights provided in it, which among the following holds true?

I) These rights are protected only against state action

II) Right to know about government activities is a part of the article

a) I only

b) II only

c) Both I and II

d) Neither I nor II

 

  1. The directive principles of state policy meant to guide the states towards achieving social and economic democracy has which among the following statements incorrect?

 I)  The court can declare a law violative of DPSP to be unconstitutional and invalid

II) The require a legislation to be enforced

III) The parliament can amend fundamental rights to enforce the directive principles

a) I only

b) II and III only

c) I, II and III

d) II only

 

  1. The Indian constitution protects rights on conviction against arbitrary and excessive punishment to an accused person. With regards to the protection ensured, which among the following is true?

a) No person shall be punished retrospectively for violation of any law

b) No person shall be prosecuted and punished twice before a court of law

c) An accused person shall be compelled to exhibit his body

d) None of the above

 

9. Article 14 of the Indian constitution calls for equality before law and equal protection of laws. It is interpreted and understood as,

I) The concept of rule of law is hidden in it

II) Any Law made by legislatures violative of article 14 is unconstitutional

a) I only

b) II only

c) Both I and II

d )Neither I nor II

 

  1. The freedom of association guaranteed by article 19 includes which among the following statements in its correct explanations and the reasons restriction associated?

 I) The citizens have the right to form association, unions or cooperatives

II) It does not include  right not to form or join an association

III) Right to obtain recognition for the association is not a fundamental right

a) I and II only

b) I and III only

c) II and III only

d) I, II and III


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