1. Which one of the following comes under the jurisdiction of both the High Court and the Supreme Court ? 

(a) Disputes between the States inter se 
(b) Protection against the violation of the Constitution 
(c) Protection of the Fundamental Rights 
(d) Disputes between the Centre and the States 

2. Congnizable offence refers to an offence where 

(a) Arrests can be made without warrant 
(b) Police can register a case without formal complaints 
(c) Arrests can be made with warrant 
(d) It is under the jurisdiction of a court 

3. Under the writ of Mandamus, the Court can 

(a) Ask the person to be produced 
(b) Order to transfer the case from one court 
(c) Ask to let a person free for a temporary period 
(d) Direct the Government to do or not to do a thing 

4. Which of the following writs is a bulwark of personal freedom ? 

(a) Certiorari 
(b) Habeas Corpus 
(c) Mandamus 
(d) Quo Warranto

5. The High Courts at Calcutta, Madras and Bombay, were established under the Indian High Courts Act of 

(a) 1909 

(b) 1911 
(c) 1861 
(d) 1865 

6. Appointment of officers and servants of a High Court are made by the 

(a) None of these 
(b) Chief Justice of the High Court 
(c) President 
(d) Governor 

 7. Salaries of the Judges of the Supreme Court are drawn from the 

(a) Grants-in-aid 
(b) Public Accounts 
(c) Contingency Fund 
(d) Consolidated Fund 

8. The Constitution gives the powers of superintendence over all sub-ordinate courts to the High Courts under Article 

(a) Article 229 
(b) Article 227 
(c) Article 226 
(d) Article 228 

9. Which of the following High Courts covers more than one State/ Union Territories ?

(a) Allahabad 
(b) Patna
(c) Guwahati 
(d) Delhi 

10. Which of the following writs may be issued to enforce a Fundamental Right ? 

(a) Certiorari 
(b) Habeas Corpus 
(c) Mandamus 
(d) Prohibition 

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