1. The spread of which of the movements is described with the euphemism ‘Tirupati to Pashupati’?

(A) Maoist Movement
(B) Hindu Revivalist Movement
(C) Telangana Movement
(D) Women’s Rights Movement

2. Which of the following statesman gave his famous ‘Fourteen Points’ to argue for the rights of the colonies?

(A) Winston Churchill
(B) Woodrow Wilson
(C) Ramsay MacDonald
(D) Franklin D. Roosevelt

3. A person can be arrested under the Preventive Detention Act for a duration of

(A) one year
(B) 24 hours
(C) three months
(D) six months

4. Violence as a plausible method of bringing out social change in a country is not the idea of

(A) Marx
(B) Gandhi
(C) Mao
(D) Lenin

5. The European Court of Human Rights came into being in

(A) 2007
(B) 2008
(C) 2009
(D) 2010

6. Name the thinker whose ‘Prison Diaries’ became classic in the Marxist discourse

(A) Karl Marx
(B) Mao Tse Tung
(C) Antonio Gramsci
(D) Ho Chi Minh

7. Name the author who wrote the book ‘Human Rights in a Post-Human World’

(A) V.N. Shukla
(B) M.P. Singh
(C) Upendra Baxi
(D) Amartya Sen

8. The idea of three generations of human rights is first of all given by

(A) Hugo Grotius
(B) Thomas Paine
(C) Karel Vasak
(D) Lucian Pye

9. As India’s original contribution to the art of constitution making, Granville Austin points out

(A) The Principle of Pith and Substance
(B) The Principle of Accommodation
(C) The Principle of Balance of Power
(D) The Principle of Checks and Balances

10. Who of the following was the leader of Naxalbari Movement in west Bengal?

(A) Jyoti Basu
(B) Buddhadeb Bhattacharya
(C) Amiya Kumar Bagchi
(D) Charu Mazumdar 

MCQs on Human Rights & Human Rights Commission