1. The Charter of the United Nations came into force on

(A) 26 June 1945
(B) 10 December 1945
(C) 24 October 1945
(D) 1 November 1945

2. Assertion (A): International Law Commission has initiated studies and prepared draft codes on diverse fields in international law.

Reason (R): International Law Commission was established under General Assembly Resolution No. 174 (11) adopted on 21 November 1947 with an object to promote, progressively develop and codify international law.

(A) Both (A) and (R) are true.
(B) (A) is true but (R) is false.
(C) (R) is true but (A) is false.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are false.

3. Match List - I with List - II.

List – I
List – II
Declaration/ Treaty/Convention
Year of Adoption

a. Universal Declaration of Human Rights
i. 1948

b. International Convention on Civil and Political Rights

ii. 1966

c. Convention on the Rights of the Child
iii. 2006

d. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
iv. 1999

      a      b       c        d
(A) i       ii       iv        iii
(B) ii      i        iv        iii
(C) iv    iii       ii         i
(D) iii    ii       iv         i

4. Jus Cogens means

(A) Peremptory norm of international law.
(B) Norm of international law.
(C) Peremptory norm which does not permit derogation.
(D) None of the above.

5. Which one of the following is primary source of international law?

(A) Decisions of International Court of Justice.
(B) Resolutions of U.N. General Assembly.
(C) General Principles of law recognized by Civilized Nations.
(D) None of the above

6. Which one of the following is not a permanent member of the U.N. Security Council?

(A) U.K.
(B) U.S.A.
(C) China
(D) Japan

7. “Recognition operates retroactively not to invalidate the acts of a former government, but to validate the acts of a de facto government which has become the new de jure government.” has been held by the court in the case of:

(A) Civil Air Transport Inc. Vs Central Air Transport Corporation.
(B) A.M. Luther Vs Sagar & Co.
(C) The Arantzazu Mendi
(D) Gdynia Ameryka Linie Vs Boguslawski.

8. Rules relating to sapinda relationship are based on

(A) Principle of Endogamy
(B) Principle of Exogamy
(C) Principle of Polygamy
(D) Principle of Monogamy

9. On the ground of barrenness or sterility, marriage can be

(A) Voidable
(B) Void
(C) Both (A) and (B)
(D) Neither (A) nor (B)

10. Breakdown theory of divorce is reflected in

(A) Section 13 (1) of Hindu Marriage Act, 1955.
(B) Section 13 (2) of Hindu Marriage Act, 1955.
(C) Section 13 (B) of Hindu Marriage Act, 1955.
(D) Section 13 (IA) of Hindu Marriage Act, 1955.

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