Legal Knowledge Quiz – 1


This Quiz is a mixed bad and has 25 questions to test your Legal Awareness. Select the answers and click “Next”. Time yourself for 10 minutes and try to answer as many questions as you can. All the answers and explanations will be displayed after the completion of the quiz. Godspeed! 🙂

1. The age of retirement for Judges of the High Court as prescribed by the Constitution is?

2. In 1999, the Supreme Court, on Presidential reference, opined that the Chief Justice of India must make recommendation for the appointment of a High Court Judge in consultation with?

3. The 42nd Amendment deals with?

4. Ad-hoc Judges are :

5. Which article of our Constitution deals with untouchability?

6. Article 240 deals with :

7. The most recent amendment made to the Constitution (11th November 2010) is :

8. What does the 93rd Amendment deal with?

9. The Article to deal with Power of Governor to promulgate Ordinances during recess of Legislature is :

10. In S.R Bommai v. Union of India, a landmark case, which article was discussed in detail?

11. The very famous 61st Amendment dealt with :

12. The 10th Amendment deals with the acquisition of Dadra and Nagar Haveli from Portugal. What does the 12th Amendment deal with?

13. The 13th Amendment brought with it the creation of a new State. Which State?

14. Which language was included as a National Language under the 21st Amendment?

15. This Amendment has been very controversial. It deals with Protection of regional rights in Telangana and Andhra regions of State of Andhra Pradesh. Which amendment do I speak of?

16. From which country’s constitution was the ‘Directive Principles of State Policy’ adopted?

17. Emergency provisions in our Constitution were influenced from which Constitution?

18. From which Constitution was the Concept of a Five Year Plan borrowed into the Indian Constitution?

19. How many judges sat on the Bench in the case of Keshavanand Bharati v. Union of India?

20. The Constituent Assembly Chair-person was?

21. The very first Article of the Indian Constitution deals with?

22. The Vice-President is the ex-officio Chairman of the Rajya Sabha. If he’s unable to attend proceedings, who takes his place temporarily?

23. How many States have bicameral State Legislatures in the Country?

24. Chairman of the Planning Commission is :

25. Which of the following is not required of a candidate for the post of President of India?


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