Concept Application and Fact Day-2

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This is the Day-2 questions of the CAF Revision plan for prelims. The questions are based on the syllabus as provided in the schedule. Aspirants are requested to go through the detailed CAF strategy to understand the need of the UPSC prelims and to prepare well for the same. Attempt the questions honestly. The key answers and explanations of this test will be live today at 9.00pm. The maximum time to attempt the 20 questions is 25 minutes.


Q.1) Fundamental Rights as enshrined in the Part-III of the constitution are threat to which of the following?

  1. Equality of all individuals
  2. The dignity of the individual
  3. The larger public interest
  4. Unity of the nation

Choose the correct answer using the codes given below

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 3 and 4 only

(d) None


Q.2) Consider the following statements with respect to Fundamental Rights (FR).

  1. FR are available against the State’s action and also against the action of private individuals.
  2. When the rights that are available against the State’s action only are violated by the private individuals, then we can only go for legal remedies.

Choose the correct answer using the codes given below

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) None


Q.3) Which of the following fundamental rights are not available to foreigners (except enemy aliens)?

  1. Right of minorities to establish and administer educational institutions.
  2. Freedom to manage religious affairs.

Choose the correct answer using the codes given below

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) None


Q.4) Article 17 of the Constitution abolishes untouchability. Consider the following statements.

  1. It is exclusively available to SC/STs.
  2. It covers social boycott of a few individuals or their exclusion from religious services.

Choose the correct answer using the codes given below

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) None


Q.5) Which of the following writs are both preventive and curative in nature?

  1. Prohibition
  2. Certiorari

Choose the correct answer using the codes given below

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) None


Q.6) Consider the following statements.

  1. According to Supreme Court where equals and unequals are treated differently, Article 14 does not apply.
  2. While article 14 forbids class legislation, it permits reasonable classification of persons, objects and transactions by the law.
  3. ‘Equality before law’ is a negative concept while the ‘equal protection of law’ is a positive concept.

Identify the correct statements from the above and choose the right option from the codes given below.

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 1 and 3

(c) 2 and 3

(d) 1, 2 and 3


Q.7) Which of the following will be declared as offences under the Protection of Civil Rights Act of 1955?

  1. Denying access to any shop, hotel or places of public entertainment.
  2. Refusing to admit persons in hospitals, educational institutions or hostels established for public benefit.
  3. Preventing any person from entering any place of public worship or from worshipping therein.

Choose the correct option from the codes given below.

(a) 1, 2 and 3

(b) 1 and 3

(c) 1 and 2

(d) 2 and 3


Q.8) According to Supreme Court which of the following are included in the freedom of speech and expression?

  1. Right to propagate others’ views.
  2. Freedom of political advertisement.
  3. Right to know about government activities.
  4. Right to demonstration or picketing and right to strike.

Choose the correct option from the codes given below.

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 3 and 4

(c)1 and 3

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4


Q.9) Consider the following statements about martial law.

  1. It affects not only fundamental rights but also centre-state relations.
  2. It suspends the government and ordinary law courts.
  3. It has specific provision in the Constitution, it is explicitly mentioned under Article 33.

Identify the incorrect statements and choose the correct option from the codes given below.

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 1 and 3

(d) 1, 2 and 3


Q.10) Which of the following have bearing on the environment?

  1. Fundamental rights
  2. Directive principles
  3. Fundamental duties

Choose the correct option from the codes given below.

(a) 3 only

(b) 2 and 3

(c) 1, 2 and 3

(d) 1 and 2


Q.11) Which of the following writs can be issued against private individual as well as public authority?

  1. Habeas Corpus
  2. Mandamus
  3. Prohibition
  4. Certiorari

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 1, 3 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4 only


Q.12) The rights provided in Part III of the constitution are called Fundamental rights because:

(a) They place limitations on the powers of the authority of the state.

(b) They are part of Human Rights that are declared by United Nations.

(c) They are guaranteed by the Fundamental law of the land.

(d) They are guaranteed by nature for one who has born as human being.


Q.13) The Directive principles of State policy have been useful to India because:

  1. They are intended to fill in the vacuum in Part III by providing for social and economic rights.
  2. They help courts in exercising judicial review.
  3. They enable the opposition to exercise influence and control over the operations of the government.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3


Q.14) Constitution makers, refrained from giving legal enforceability to the Directive Principles of State Policy because:

(a) They believed in an awakened public opinion as the ultimate sanction for the fulfilment of these principles.

(b) The essential rights of the citizens had been guaranteed through the Fundamental Rights.

(c)They knew that these are ideals which could never be implemented in such a diverse   country.

(d) They knew that the country will never have the resources to implement these principles.


Q.15) Which of the following aspects of ‘Rule of Law’ are applicable to the Indian system?

  1. Absence of arbitrary power
  2. Primacy of rights of individual
  3. Equality before law

Select the correct answer using the code below:

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3


Q.16) “To organize agriculture and animal husbandry on modern and scientific lines”. The above directive principle is included in which of the following category

(a) Gandhian Principles

(b) Socialistic Principles

(c) Liberal Intellectual Principles

(d) New Directive Principles


Q.17) Consider the following statements.

Assertion (A): Fundamental Rights checks the absoluteness of the authority of the government.

Reason (R): Fundamental Rights themselves are absolute.

In the context of the above, which of these is correct?

(a) A is correct, and R is an appropriate explanation of A.

(b) A is correct, but R is not an appropriate explanation of A.

(c) A is correct, but R is incorrect.

(d) Both A and R are incorrect.


Q.18) Which of the following programs or schemes strives to implement Directive Principles of State Policy?

  1. National programme for bovine breeding & dairy development (NPBBDD).
  2. Legal Services Authorities Act 1987.
  3. Wild life Protection Act 1972
  4. Hill Area Development Program.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

(a) 1, 2 and 3 only

(b) 2, 3 and 4 only

(c) 2 and 4 only

(d) All the above


Q.19) Which of the following pairs is/are correctly matched?

1. Insolvency Situation when an entity is declared incapable of paying their due and payable bills
2. Bankruptcy Inability of an entity to pay its bills as and when they become due and payable
3. Liquidation Process of winding up a corporation or an incorporated entity

Codes

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 3 only

(d) 1 only


Q.20) Consider the following statements

  1. Capital Adequacy Ratio (CAR) is a measure of a bank’s available capital expressed as a percentage of a bank’s risk-weighted credit exposures.
  2. It is used to protect depositors and promote the stability and efficiency of financial systems around the world.

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below.

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) None


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