MCQs on Indian Constitution - 60

1. Point out which from the following is not a right enumerated in the constitution of India but has been articulated by the Supreme court to be a fundamental right? 

A. Right to privacy 
B. Equality before law 
C. Abolition of untouchability 
D. Right to form association or union



2. The objective of including directive Principles of State Policy say that the State shall seek to ensure 

A. To establish a welfare state 
B. To provide best opportunities for development 
C. To chick the arbitrary actions of government 
D. To establish a democratic state Answers


3. Only the citizens of India enjoy the right to 

1. Equality before law. 
2. Protection of life and personal liberty. 
3. Freedom as to payment of taxes for the promotion of any particular religion. 
4. Equality of opportunity in matters of public employment. 

Select the correct answer using the codes given below: 

A. 1,2,3 and 4 
B. 1,3 and 4 
C. Only 4 
D. 3 and 4


4. Which of the following one provided for in the fundamental right regarding prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex, or place of the birth? 

1. Access to hotels and places of public entertainment. 
2. Access to clubs. 
3. Access to shops. 
4. Access to public restaurants. 

Select the correct answer using the codes given below. 

A. 1,2,3 and 4 
B. 1 and 4 
C. 1,3 and 4
D. 3 and 4


5. Which of the following Articles of the Indian constitution guarantees equality of opportunity to all citizens of India in matters relating to public employment? 

A. Article 15 
B. Article 16 (1) and 16(2) 
C. Article 20 and 21 
D. Article 24 and 25


6. Which among the following is not true about the censorship of the press? 

1. It is prohibited by the constitution. 
2. It has to be judged by the test of reasonableness. 
3. It is a restriction on the freedom of the press mentioned in Article 19. 
4. It is specified in Article 31 of the constitution. 

Choose the right answer from the option given below 

A. 1,3 and 4 
B. 1,2 and 3 
C. 2,3 and 4 
D. 1,2,3 and 4



7. Freedom of speech and expression are restricted in the constitution on grounds of 

1. Defamation. 
2. Contempt of court. 
3. Protecting a scheduled tribe. 
4. Friendly relations with foreign states. 

Select the correct answer using the codes given below: 

A. 1,2 and 3 
B. 1,2,3 and 4 
C. 1 and 4 
D. 1,2 and 4


8. Suppose legislation was passed by the parliament imposing certain restrictions on newspapers. These included page, ceiling, price and advertisements. The legislation is included in the 9th Schedule to the Constitution of India. 

In this context, which one among the following statements is correct? 

A. The Legislation is invalid as it violates the freedom of press 
B. The Legislation is valid by virtue of Article 31B 
C. The Legislation is invalid as it imposes unreasonable restrictions under Article 19(2) of the Constitution 
D. The Legislation is valid as the press is not a citizen Article 19 of the Constitution


9. Which one of the following statements is incorrect ? 

1. The right to private property was removed from the constitution by the forty-second amendment. 
2. The right to private property which was granted by the original constitution has been made more sacrosanct by the forty-fourth amendment. 
3. The right to property was never a fundamental right under the indian constitution. 
4. The right to private property was granted by the original Constitution but it has since been removed from the list of Fundamental Rights. 

Select the correct answer using the codes given below 

A. 1,2 and 3 
B. 2,3 and 4 
C. 1,3 and 4 
D. 1 and 3


10. Which of the following are the points of criticism against the fundamental rights ? 

1. The economic and social right do not find any place in the chapter on fundamental rights. 2. The fundamental rights are almost absolute and attach too much importance to the interests of the individual. 
3. The remedies for the protection of the fundamental rights are very expensive and beyond the capacity of the ordinary citizens. 
4. The rights are hedged with so many restrictions and limitations that they virtually became ineffective. 

Select the correct answer using the codes given below: 

A. 1,2 and 3 
B. 1,2 and 4 
C. 1,3 and 4 
D. 2,3 and 4




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