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General Awareness Quiz For KVS/NVS 2016 Exams

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1. Which one of the following writs is issued during the pendency of proceeding in a court?
(a) Mandamus  
(b) Certiorari
(c) Prohibition  
(d) Quo Warranto

2. The 44th Amendment in the Constitution of India removed the following right from the category of Fundamental Rights—
(a) Freedom of speech 
(b) Constitutional remedies
(c) Property  
(d) Freedom of religion

3. Which of the following rights does Indian Constitution NOT guarantee?
(a) Right of equal home 
(b) Right to equality
(c) Right to freedom of religion
(d) Right to freedom of speech 

4. Which one of the following is NOT a fundamental right
(a) Right to Freedom 
(b) Right to Equality
(c) Right to Property
(d) Right against Exploitation 

5. Under the provisions of Right to Freedom of religion are included:
I.  Right to propagate religion
II. Right to the Sikhs to wear and carry ‘Kripan’ 
III.Right of the state to legislate for social reforms
IV. Right of religious bodies to secure conversion of people to their own faith
Select the correct answer from the code given below:
(a) I, II and III  
(b) II, III and IV
(c) III and IV  
(d) All of these

6. Which of the following is / are instance(s) of violation of human rights?
1.A person was detained by the security forces while going for casting vote in Parliamentary Election.
2. A civilian was killed by the army while undertaking combing operation.
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
(a) 1 only   
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2  
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

7. The provisions relating to the Fundamental Rights in the Constitution of India—
(a) Cannot be amended
(b) Can be amended by a simple majority in the Parliament
(c) Can be amended by a two-thirds majority in the Parliament
(d) Can be amended by a two-thirds majority of the members present and voting in the Parliament and ratified by a majority of the State Legislatures

8. The Writ Habeas Corpus is available for—
(a) Directing any person, corporation or inferior court to do some particular thing
(b) The purpose of releasing from illegal custody, persons unlawfully detained
(c) Direction of Supreme Court to an inferior court to send the records of the pending case
(d) Directing the lower court to stop proceedings by a higher court

9. With reference to Indian Constitution, consider the following statements-
1. Originally, seven Fundamental Rights were listed in the constitution.
2. By 44th Amendment, the Janata Party Government in 1978-79 deleted the Fundamental Right to property. So there are now only six Fundamental Rights. 
Which of these statement(s) is / are correct?
(a) Only 1   
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2  
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

10. Consider the following statements—
The Fundamental Rights under the Indian Constitution are fundamental because:
1. They are protected and enforced by the Constitution
2. They can be suspended only in the manner prescribed by the constitution
3. They are enforceable against the State
4. They can not be amended
Which of these statements are correct?
(a) 1 and 4   
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 1, 3 and 4  
(d) 1, 2 and 3