1. The protection of Human Rights Act in India was enacted in the year

(A) 1993
(B) 1994
(C) 1995
(D) 1996

2. Which one of the following categories of Fundamental Rights incorporates ‘Abolition of Untouchability’?

(A) Right to Religion
(B) Right to Equality
(C) Right to Freedom
(D) Right against Exploitation

3. Helsinki Declaration, 1964 is concerned with

(A) War prevention
(B) Human Experimentation
(C) Gender discrimination
(D) Child Abuse

4. Who introduced the concept of third generation Human Rights?

(A) Tullius Cesero
(B) Jermy Bentham
(C) John Finnis
(D) Karel Vasak

5. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted on

(A) December 1, 1948 
(B) December 10, 1948
(C) December 11, 1948
(D) December 31, 1948

6. Which one of the Schedules of the Constitution given below deals with recognised languages?

(A) Schedule 8
(B) Schedule 7
(C) Schedule 12
(D) Schedule 9

7. Which one of the following is not a UN Agency?


8. Which Article of the Third Geneva Convention of 1949 defines the prisoners of War?

(A) Article 1
(B) Article 2
(C) Article 3
(D) Article 4

9. The International Criminal Court (ICC) Review Conference, 2010 held at

(A) Paris
(B) Kampala
(C) The Hague
(D) Rio de Janeiro

10. Who coined the term ‘Genocide’?

(A) Raphael Lemkin
(B) Eleanor Roosevelt
(C) P Thornberry
(D) Jafferson

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