MCQs on Law - 4

1. Which of the following Judges of the Supreme Court is famously known as the “Green Judge”?

(A) Justice V.R. Krishna Iyyar
(B) Justice P.N. Bhagwati
(C) Justice Kuldip Singh
(D) Justice B.N. Kirpal

2. Read Assertion I and Reason II and with the help of codes given below find out the correct explanation.

Assertion I: Disorder of mind which impairs the mental faculties is known as unsoundness of mind as such it acts as defence to a criminal charge.
Reason II: Insanity is the mental abnormality and when it impairs the cognitive faculty and if an act results during that period criminal liability could be exempted.


(A) By I there is transgression of harmful acts while II refers to established rules of society for which no prosecution stands.
(B) Both I and II are correct explanations as per Section 84 of IPC.
(C) II is more precise while I is only a supportive factor.
(D) The true test of I and II is to apply Mc Naghten’s Rule.

3. Which of the following Articles of the Constitution of India have been mostly used by the Supreme Court to protect environment?

(A) Article 32
(B) Article 21
(C) Both Articles 21 and 32
(D) None of the above

4. What is the period of notice required to be served upon the Central Government for filing a criminal complaint by any person, under the provisions of Environment (Protection) Act, 1986?

(A) Not less than 30 days
(B) Not less than 60 days
(C) Not less than 90 days
(D) None of the above

5. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer:

List – I
List – II
(Name of the Case)
(Principle Propounded)
(a) The Caroline case
(i) Self- Defence
(b) The Nottebohm case
(ii) Effective Nationality
(c) Re Castioni case
(iii) Non- Extradition of Political Criminals
(d) U.S. vs. Rouscher
(iv) Rule of Specialty


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

6. Which one of the following cases is considered as “High Water-mark case in Forest Protection” decided by the Supreme Court?

(A) Salebhai Mulla Mohmadali vs. State of Gujarat.
(B) T.N. Godavarman Tirumulkpad vs. Union of India.
(C) Narmada Bachao Andolan vs. Union of India.
(D) Samatha vs. State of Andhra Pradesh.

7. The Parliament enacted the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 for the control of water pollution:

(A) On the request from States.
(B) Of his own.
(C) On the direction of United Nations.
(D) On the direction of Supreme Court.

8. Under which of the following Article of the Constitution of India, the provisions regarding duty of the State “to protect and improvement of environment and safeguard the forest and wildlife”, exist?

(A) Article 51(g)
(B) Article 47
(C) Article 48-A
(D) None of the above

9. Read Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and with the help of codes given below write the correct answer.

Assertion (A): Under International law extradition is mostly a matter of bilateral treaties.
Reason (R): There is no general duty of States in respect of extradition of criminals.


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

10. Which of the following case does not concern with the judgement that a non-recognized State cannot sue in the courts of the State which was not recognized?

(A) Russian Socialist Federated Soviet Republic vs. Cibraria.
(B) Guarantee Trust Company of New York vs. United States.
(C) U.S. vs. Pink.
(D) Bank of Ethiopia vs. National Bank of Egypt and Liquori.



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