1. The possession is the

(A) Five point in ownership
(B) Seven point in ownership
(C) Nine point in ownership
(D) Ten point in ownership

2. In the Constitution of India, provision relating to the formation of new States can be amended by

(A) A Parliamentary resolution which should be ratified by majority of State Legislatures.
(B) A simple majority in each House of Parliament.
(C) 3/4th majority in the Parliament
(D) 2/3rd majorities in the each House of Parliament provided they also constitute the majority of total members of each House.

3. Holding of periodic, free and fair elections by the Election Commission is part of the basic structure of the Constitution as per the following:

(A) Election Commission of India vs. AIADMK
(B) S.S. Dhanoa vs. Union of India
(C) In Gujarat Assembly Election matter
(D) Sadiq Ali vs. Election Commission of India

4. Writ of Mandamus cannot be issued, where a fundamental right is infringed by

(A) Private Body
(B) A Statutory Order
(C) An Executive Order
(D) A Statute

5. Inducing a girl under 18 years of age to go away with him from .............. is an offence of

(A) Normal home
(B) Place of work
(C) Domestic area
(D) Any place

6. The principle of intergenerational equity envisages:

(A) Conservation of options
(B) Conservation of quality
(C) Conservation of access
(D) All the above

7. The Supreme Court allowed compensation of Rs. 23.84 lakhs and later allowed additional compensation of Rs. 47 lakhs to the farmers whose crops got damaged, being irrigated by subsoil water drawn from a stream which was polluted from untreated effluents of 22 industries. It was decided in the case of

(A) Vellore Citizens Welfare Forum vs. Union of India
(B) Indian Council for Environment Action vs. Union of India
(C) S. Jagannath vs. Union of India
(D) Narmada Bachao Andolan vs. Union of India

8. The concept of sustainable development contains which of the following essentials?

(A) The precautionary principle
(B) The polluter pays principle
(C) The doctrine of public trust
(D) All above

9. Assertion (A): The Supreme Court in Banwasi Seva Ashram vs. State of Uttar Pradesh, permitted the government agency to acquire the forest land, ousting certain tribal dwellers to implement a power project only after they agreed to provide certain facilities approved by the Court.

Reason (R): Because the governmental action had an environmental impact that threatened to dislocate poor forest dwellers and disrupt their life-style infringing their fundamental right to life, which include the right to livelihood.

(A) (A) is true and (R) is false.
(B) (A) and (R) both are true, but (R) is not a correct explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is false and (R) is true.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is good explanation of (A).

10. The Supreme Court observed that noise pollution cannot be tolerated, even if such noise was a direct result of and was connected with religious activities in the case of

(A) A.P. Pollution Control Board vs. Prof M.V. Naidu
(B) Church of God (Full Gospel) in India vs. KKR Majestic Colony Welfare Association.
(C) K.M. Chinappa vs. Union of India
(D) Narmada Bachao Andolan vs. Union of India

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