1. ‘Maximum good of the maximum number’ is the foundational maxim of which of the following theories of human rights?

(A) Social Contract Theory
(B) Utilitarian Theory
(C) Marxian Theory
(D) Positivist Theory

2. Positive law concept of human rights stands for

(A) Customary laws
(B) Theological laws
(C) State made laws
(D) Natural laws

3. In which of the following Conferences, ‘Asian Values’ approach to human rights was first emphatically expressed?

(A) Tehran Conference
(B) Vienna Conference
(C) Rio Conference
(D) Beijing Conference

4. ‘Leiber Code’ dealt with

(A) Status of Refugees
(B) Rights of Women
(C) Laws of War
(D) Third Generation of Human Rights

5. Who of the following is a prominent proponent of Marxian perspective on Human Rights?

(A) Thomas Hobbes
(B) Leo Tolstoy
(C) Thomas Paine
(D) Rosa Luxemberg

6. Which Schedule of the Constitution of India lists languages which have official status?

(A) Fifth
(B) Seventh
(C) Eight
(D) Eleventh

7. The idea of Cultural Hegemony is associated with

(A) Antonio Gramsci
(B) Matteo Bartoli
(C) Vladimir Lenin
(D) G. Sorel

8. The International Criminal Court is located at

(A) Paris
(B) Geneva
(C) The Hague
(D) Brussels

9. Who of the following headed the Sub-commission on Minorities at the time of framing of the Constitution of India?

(A) H.C. Mukherjee
(B) K.M. Munshi
(C) Maulana Azad
(D) Begum Aizaz Rasul

10. Who is the author of the book ‘Common Sense’?

(A) John Adams
(B) Ruskin Bond
(C) Benjamin Franklin
(D) Thomas Paine

MCQs on Human Rights & Human Rights Commission