Supreme Court MCQ

Supreme Court MCQ Questions

30. The only judge of the Supreme Court to have been elevated directly to the post from being a lawyer?

  • A) Justice Santosh Hedge
  • B) Justice B.N. Kirpal
  • C) Justice Ruma Pal
  • D) Justice K. G. Balakrishnan

A) Justice Santosh Hedge

Explanation: Justice Santosh Hegde is known to have been elevated directly to the position of a Supreme Court judge from being a practicing lawyer, without serving as a judge in any lower court or High Court.

31. Which of these has been held by the Supreme Court to not being a government organization?

  • A) Securities and Exchange Board of India
  • B) Board of Cricket Control of India
  • C) Railways
  • D) Industrial Finance Corporate of India

B) Board of Cricket Control of India

Explanation: The Supreme Court of India has held that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is not a government organization despite its significant public functions and importance in cricket administration.

32. Which Article of the Constitution of India states that the Law declared by Supreme Court to be binding on allcourts?

  • A) Article 141
  • B) Article 136
  • C) Article 21
  • D) Article 126

A) Article 141

Explanation: Article 141 of the Constitution of India states that the law declared by the Supreme Court shall be binding on all courts within the territory of India.

33. What is the term of the Judges of the Supreme Court of United States?

  • A) 9 Years
  • B) 5 years
  • C)7 years
  • D)Till there death or voluntary resignation

D)Till there death or voluntary resignation

Explanation: In the United States, Supreme Court judges hold their positions for life, unless they choose to resign, retire, or are impeached and removed from office.

34. The Constitution of India permits the Supreme Court to sit at?

  • A) Delhi only
  • B) Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Calcutta
  • C) Delhi and Chennai only
  • D) Anywhere in India

D) Anywhere in India

Explanation: While the Supreme Court of India primarily sits in New Delhi, the Constitution allows it to sit at any other place in the country as decided by the Chief Justice of India with the approval of the President.

35. Which of the following is/are Court of record?

  • A) Supreme Court of India only
  • B) No court is a Court of record
  • C) High Court of India only
  • D) Both Supreme Court and High Courts of India

D) Both Supreme Court and High Courts of India

Explanation: Both the Supreme Court and the High Courts of India are courts of record, meaning their judgments, proceedings, and acts are recorded for perpetual memory and testimony and have evidentiary value.

36. What is a legal tender in India, Nepal and Bhutan?

  • A) Indian Rupee
  • B) 100 Rupees
  • C) Nepalese Rupee
  • D) Bhutanese Ngultrum

A) Indian Rupee

Explanation: The Indian Rupee is accepted as legal tender not only in India but also in Nepal and Bhutan, facilitating trade and economic interactions between these countries.

37. What was the first law commission of India on?

  • A) Reforms in contract law
  • B) Reform in Information and Technology Act
  • C) Liability of State in Tort
  • D) Reforms in Judiciary

C) Liability of State in Tort

Explanation: The first Law Commission of India, established in 1955, focused on various issues, including the liability of the state in tort, which refers to the legal responsibilities and remedies concerning civil wrongs.

38. Which Act was passed by the Parliament of Britian to give Independence to India?

  • A) Government of India Act
  • B) Cesseion of India Act
  • C) Bharat Independence Act
  • D) Indian Independence Act

D) Indian Independence Act

Explanation: The Indian Independence Act, 1947, passed by the British Parliament, granted independence to India and led to the partition into two dominions, India and Pakistan.

39. Who swears the oath to the Chief Justice of India?

  • A) Prime Minister
  • B) Outgoing Chief Justice of India
  • C) President of India
  • D) Five Supreme Court judges

C) President of India

Explanation: The Chief Justice of India is sworn in by the President of India as per the provisions of the Constitution.

40. In which famous case did the Supreme Court issued guidelines to be taken as law based on Indiabeing a signatory of certain international treatise

  • A) Maneka Gandhi v. Union of India
  • B) Vishaka v. Union of India
  • C) Keshavanda Bharti v. Union of India
  • D) The Supreme Court has never passed a judgment like this.

B) Vishaka v. Union of India

Explanation: In the Vishaka v. Union of India case (1997), the Supreme Court issued guidelines to prevent sexual harassment at the workplace, drawing from international conventions and treaties to which India is a signatory.

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