MCQs on Law - 6

1. Doctrine of Separation of Powers was systematically formulated by
(A) Plato
(B) Montesquieu
(C) Dicey
(D) Aristotle


2. ‘Rule of Law’ means
(i) Supremacy of Judiciary
(ii) Supremacy of Law
(iii) Equality before Law
(iv) Supremacy of Parliament

Codes:
(A) (i) and (iii)
(B) (iii) and (iv)
(C) (ii) and (iv)
(D) (ii) and (iii)



3. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below:

List – I
List – II
(a) Abuse of discretion
1. Rule of Law
(b) Equality before law
2. Lack of Power
(c) Delegated legislation
3. Check and Balance
(d) Separation of powers
4. Ultra-vires
                               
Codes:

(a)        (b)        (c)        (d)
(A)       2          1          4          3
(B)       1          2          4          3
(C)       3          3          2          1
(D)       4          4          1          2




4. Writ of Mandamus may be issued to
(A) Compel the judicial or quasi-judicial authorities only to act.
(B) Compel the authority to act.
(C) Compel the authority, how to act.
(D) Compel a private person.


5. Doctrine of Locus Standi means
(A) Writ can be filed by any person.
(B) Power of courts for judicial review.
(C) Right of petitioner to file the writ petition.
(D) Discretion of administrative authority.


6. Which one of the following statement is true?
(A) Delegated legislation cannot have retrospective effect.
(B) Delegated legislation can have retrospective effect, if authorized by Act or Statute.
(C) Delegated legislation can have retrospective effect, if not authorized by Act or Statute but have reasonable and rational justification.
(D) None of the above.


7. “Constitutional law is concerned with the organization and functions of government at rest, while administrative law, is concerned with that organization and those functions in motion.” This statement was given by
(A) Austin
(B) Salmond
(C) M.P. Jain
(D) None of the above


8. Writ of Quo Warranto can be issued
(A) against any person.
(B) against public officer, who wish to assume the office.
(C) against public officer, who is holding public office.
(D) against public officer, who has ceased to hold the office.


9. Who defined “jurisprudence as the formal science of positive law”?
(A) Holland
(B) Ulpanian
(C) Bentham
(D) Blackstone




10. “A legal right is an interest recognized and protected by a rule of legal justice. An interest in the violation of which would be a legal wrong, done to him whose interest it is and respect of which is a legal duly”. It was stated by

(A) Salmond
(B) Starke
(C) Both (A) and (B)
(D) None of them




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