1. Which of the following is not a valid categorization of minorities in India?

(A) Religion-based minorities
(B) Caste-based minorities
(C) Language-based minorities
(D) Ethnicity-based minorities

2. Who of the following is the pioneer of Critical Theory?

(A) Ted Gurr
(B) Shyla Ben Habib
(C) Jurgen Hebarmas
(D) Kenneth Arrow

3. ‘Justice as Fairness’ is the idea of

(A) Plato
(B) Amartya Sen
(C) John Rawls
(D) John Locke

4. Which of the following was not part of the Arab Spring that swept Arab countries recently?

(A) Egypt
(B) Tunisia
(C) Libya
(D) Oman

5. The 24th Amendment in the Constitution of India was challenged in which one of the following:

(A) Kesavanand Case
(B) Gopalan Case
(C) Minerva Mill Case
(D) Shankari Prasad Case

6. Which Article of the Indian Constitution stipulates that “India that is Bharat shall be a Union of States”?

(A) Article 1
(B) Article 3
(C) Article 5
(D) Article 7

7. The Committee that suggested far-reaching changes in the Constitution of India during the period of Emergency was headed by

(A) Y.V. Chavan
(B) B.D. Jatti
(C) Swarn Singh
(D) K.C. Pant

8. Which of the following is not human rights organisation based in India?

(A) People’s Union for Civil Rights
(B) Common Cause
(C) People’s Union for Democratic Rights
(D) Green Peace

9. The activist sitting on prolonged hunger strike against the imposition of Armed Forces Special Powers Act in a few States of India is

(A) S. Sriramulu
(B) Iron Sharmila
(C) Mahbooba Mufti
(D) Anna Hazare

10. Ecological movement in India is not championed by

(A) Sundarlal Bahuguna
(B) Vandana Shiva
(C) Nikhil Dey
(D) Chandi Prasad Bhatt

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