1. Which one of the following statements is not correct about the Refugees?

(A) They are outside their country
(B) Poverty as reason of being outside the country
(C) Absence of National protection
(D) Fear of persecution 

2. Right to Education is guaranteed under Article

(A) 14
(B) 19
(C) 21-A
(D) 21

3. Fundamental Duties are contained in

(A) Part IV Article 51-A
(B) Part IV Article 51-B
(C) Part III Article 35
(D) Part III Article 17

4. Who was the founder of the International Committee of the Red Cross?

(A) Henry Dunant
(B) F. Lieber
(C) Rousseau
(D) None of the above

5. The UN Sub-Commission on ‘The Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities’ was established in 1947 by

(A) General Assembly
(B) Security Council
(C) Commission on Human Rights
(D) International Court of Justice

6. Who among the following propounded the modern principles of Natural Justice?

(A) Locke
(B) J.S. Mill
(C) A.V. Dicey
(D) John Rawals

7. Guidelines for arrest of persons by the police were given by the Supreme Court in which of the following cases?

(A) Maneka Gandhi vs. Union of India
(B) Auto Sankar vs. State of Tamil Nadu
(C) Hussainara Khatoon vs. State of Bihar
(D) D. K. Basu vs. State of West Bengal

8. Which Amendment introduced the word ‘secular’ in the Preamble of Indian Constitution?

(A) 44th
(B) 42nd
(C) 93rd
(D) 16th

9. The legal positivism, a school of thought which does not accept human rights as merely moral or just was propounded by

(A) Plato
(B) Aristotle
(C) Hegel
(D) Austin

10. ‘Laissez faire’ philosophy is an anti thesis of

(A) Interventionist State
(B) Repressive State
(C) Soft State
(D) Welfare State

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