Assam Judicial Service Grade-III 2013 Prelim

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Assam Judicial Service Grade-III 2013 Prelim Question Paper

Total marks – 100                           Duration – 3 hours

Direction for Q. 1 to 5: Select the word that is most similar in meaning (Synonyms)

(A) Senseless
(B) Clean
(C) Abrupt
(D) Candid

(A) Deadly
(B) Sluggish
(C) Smooth
(D) Unlawful

(A) Labour saving
(B) Evil plot
(C) Factory work
(D) Engine part

(A) To degrade
(B) Erase
(C) Mar
(D) Avoid

(A) Trifle
(B) Mystical being
(C) Insignificant person
(D) Minor

Direction for Q. 6 to 10: Select the word that is furthest in meaning (Antonyms)

(A) Bleak
(B) Blunt
(C) Bright
(D) Blond

(A) Avoiding
(B) Anxious
(C) Refuse
(D) Eager

(A) Travesty
(B) Validity
(C) Scarcity
(D) Ordinance

(A) Heat
(B) Liberalize
(C) Advance
(D) More

(A) Drive
(B) Repel
(C) Expel
(D) Demote

Direction for Q. 11 to 90: Choose the correct option.

11. Article 19 (1) (e) of the Constitution of India guarantees-
(A) Freedom of speech and expression.
(B) Abolition of untouchabiiity,
(C) Freedom of movement throughout India.
(D) Freedom to reside in any part of India

12. District Judges are appointed by the-
(A) Governor of the State.
(B) High Court.
(C) Chief Justice of High Court.
(D) Chief Secretary of the State.

13. Which of the following bill can be introduced in Lok Sabha only-
(A) Bill for amendment of any Central Act.
(B) Money bill.
(C) Bill for amendment of any State Act.
(D) All the three above.

14. Which has been the field of activity of Pandit Bhimsen Joshi ?
(A) Literature
(B) Classical music (Vocal)
(C) Education
(D) Journalism

15. Who is competent to dissolve the Rajya Sabha ?
(A) The President
(B) The Chairman, Rajya Sabha
(C) The Lok Sabha
(D) None of the above

16. When did India last win an Olympic gold medal in hockey?
(A) 2000 Sydney
(B) 1996 Atlanta
(C) 1980 Moscow
(D) 1972 Munich

17. Which of the following international prizes/ awards is given for outstanding contribution in the field of journalism?
(A) Booker Prize
(B) Puiitzer Prize
(C) Sakharov Prize
(D) Sullivan Award
18. With which of the following fields is Ben Kingsley associated?
(A) Sports
(B) Medical Science
(C) Motion Picture
(D) Social Service

19. Decibel is the unit used for measuring
(A) Speed of light
(B) intensity of heat
(C) intensity of sound
(D) Radio wave frequency

20. Which of the following is petroleum wax?
(A) Bees wax
(B) Carnauba wax
(C) Paraffin wax
(D) Jojoba wax

21. The ideology of fascism developed in
(A) Germany
(B) Japan
(C) Italy
(D) Russia

22. India’s largest commercial bank is
(A) Central Bank of India
(B) Indian Overseas Bank
(C) State Bank of India
(D) Bank of India

23. The book ‘Midnight’s Children’ has been written by
(A) Arundhati Roy
(B) Salman Rushdie
(C) Tasleema Nasreen
(D) Kiran Desai

24. CTBT stands for
(A) Continued Test Ban Treaty
(B) Continued Test Based Treatments
(C) Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty
(D) Commercial Test Based Tariff

25. Nobel Prizes are distributed annually at
(A) New York
(B) Geneva
(C) Stockholm
(D) Rome

26. The capital of the Mughal empire was shifted from Agra to Delhi by
(A) Jahangir
(B) Aurangzeb
(C) Humayun
(D) Shahjahan

27. The Prime Minister of Britain at the time of India’s independence was
(A) Lord Mountbatten
(B) Winston Churchill
(C) Ramsay Macdonald
(D) Clement Attlee

28. Sir Cyril Radciliffe demarcated the line which divides
(A) Afghanistan and India
(B) Pakistan and Afghanistan
(C) India and Pakistan
(D) India and Sri Lanka

29. Which of the following planets is known as the Morning Star?
(A) Venus
(B) Jupiter
(C) Mars
(D) Saturn

30. What breaks into computer network, steals data or tampers with files?
(A) Virus
(B) Software program
(C) Hacker
(D) Communication protocols

31. Section 129 of Evidence Act, 1872 states that no one shall be compelled to disclose to the Court any confidential communication which has taken place between
(A) Teacher and student
(B) Company and its client
(C) Legal professional advisor and his client
(D) Landlord and tenant

32. Section 5 of the Limitation Act, 1963 applies to
(A) Suit
(B) Appeal and application
(C) Execution application
(D) All the above

33. Dacoity is committed
(A) When two or more persons commit or attempt to commit robbery
(B) When five or more persons commit or attempt to commit robbery
(C) When robbery is committed with fire-arms or lethal weapons
(D) When seven or more persons are engaged in extortion with arms

34. Section 89 of the Code of Civil Procedure provides for settlement of disputes by referring the matter to
(A) Mediation
(B) Fast track Court
(C) Advocate General
(D) All the above

35. The doctrine of “double jeopardy’’ in Article 20(2) of the Constitution of India means
(A) No one can be tried and punished more than once for the same offence
(B) One can be tried several times for the same offence
(C) Punishment once awarded cannot be enhanced in appeal or revision
(D) One can be tried more than once but punished only once.

36. The maxim “Res ipsa loquitor” means –
(A) The things speak for itself
(B) He who cannot act by himself cannot act at all
(C) He who does an act through another is deemed in law to do it himself
(D) None of above

37. When a writ is issued to an inferior Court or tribunal on the ground of exceeding jurisdiction or acting in violation of the rules of natural justice, it is called a writ of
(A) Certiorari
(B) Mandamus
(C) Quo warranto
(D) Habeas corpus

38. Supreme Commander of Indian Armed Forces is
(A) President of India
(B) Prime Minister of India
(C) Defense Minister
(D) Chief of Army Staff

39. Who is the present Law Minister of India?
(A) Salman Khurshid
(B) Soli Sorabjee
(C) G.E. Vahanvati
(D) Kapil Sibal

40. What is the retirement age of a Judge of the Supreme Court of India?
(A) 62 years
(B) 58 years
(C) 70 years
(D) 65 years

41. Who is the present Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court?
(A) Justice Madan B. Lokur
(B) Justice J. Chelameswar
(C) Justice Adarsh Kumar Goe!
(D) None of the above

42. Out of the following eminent personalities of Assam, who has been awarded Bharat Ratna?
(A) Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi
(B) Hem Barua
(C) Fakhruddin All Ahmed
(D) Mamoni Raisom Goswami

43. Who composed the immortal song “O Mor Aponar Desh”?
(A) Bishnu Prasad Rabha
(B) Bhupen Hazarika
(C) Sahityarathi Lakshminath Bezbaruah
(D) None of above

44. Complete the series : 2, 4, 7, 11, ______, 22.
(A) 14
(B) 15
(C) 16
(D) 17

45. Who amongst the following great personalities is known as Rupkonwar?
(A) Hemango Biswas
(B) Jyoti Prasad Agarwalla
(C) Bishnu Prasad Rabha
(D) Bhupen Hazarika

46. The expression “Richter scale” relates to
(A) Flood
(B) Volcano
(C) Earth quakes
(D) None of the above

47. “Kirtan Ghosa” was composed by
(A) Madhav Kandaii
(B) Srimanta Sankardev
(C) Haridev
(D) Dr. Maheswar Neog

48. The famous football player Platini played for which country?
(A) Italy
(B) Brazil
(C) France
(D) Germany

49. If Floriculture is the cultivation of flowers, Horticulture is the
(A) Practice of garden cultivation, particularly of fruits
(B) Rearing offish
(C) Rearing of ducks
(D) None of the above

50. Ornithologist is one who is engaged in the
(A) Study of flowers
(B) Study of animals
(C) Scientific study of birds
(D) None of the above

51. A second appeal under section 100 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 lies to the High Court
(A) On a point of law
(B) On a mixed question of law and fact
(C) On disputed questions of fact
(D) On substantial question of law

52. An application can be ‘filed for review of a judgment if
(A) the judgment is erroneous
(B) there is error apparent on the face of the record
(C) the matter is important and requires rehearing
(D) None of the above

53. Anticipatory bail can be granted to a person apprehending arrest on accusation of having committed a non baiable offence under
(A) Section 437 Cr. P.C.
(B) Section 438 Cr. P.C.
(C) Section 439 Cr. P.C.
(D) Section 436 Cr. P.C.

54. There are two classes of advocates in India
(A) Advocates and Senior Advocates
(B) Solicitors and Barristers
(C) Government Advocates and Private Advocates
(D) None of the above

55. The maxim nemo debet esse judex in causa propria sua means
(A) Affected party should be heard
(B) Freedom from bias
(C) Notice must be given
(D) None of the above

56. DTP stands for
(A) Desk Top Publishing
(B) Direct to Print
(C) Deskjet Type Printer
(D) None of the above

57. “Ultra Vires” is a term used to mean
(A) a document corrupted by virus
(B) beyond or in excess of powers
(C) an irregular act
(D) None of the above

58. The headquarters of North Eastern Council (NEC) is at
(A) Shillong
(B) Guwahati
(C) New Delhi
(D) Agartala

59. Who presides over the sessions of Rajya Sabha?
(A) President
(B) Speaker
(C) Deputy Speaker
(D) Vice-President

60. Choose the word from amongst the alternatives which has the closest meaning to the word Vox Populi
(A) Voice of people
(B) Voice of politicians
(C) Legal arguments
(D) None of the above

61. Article 227 of the Indian Constitution deals with
(A) High Court’s power of superintendence
(B) Power of Speaker
(C) Election of Vice President
(D) None of the above

62. Fill up the blank with the correct words/phrases from the options given , below to make the sentence meaningfully complete;
You can trust John to have everything
(A) over control
(B) through control
(C) for control
(D) under control

63. Choose the correct idiom to replace the underlined word:
Her problem is not that serious; she is just exaggerating.
(A) making a mountain out of a molehill
(B) telling a white lie
(C) giving you the cold shoulder
(D) minding her P’s and Q’s.

64. choose the correct answer and fill in the blank.
The earth is part of a_____ of stars.
(A) Flight
(B) bale
(C) galaxy
(D) host

65. Entomology is the science that studies
(A) Behaviour of human beings
(B) Insects
(C) The origin and history of technical and scientific terms
(D) The formation of rocks

66. A plaint can be rejected
(A) under Order VII, Rule 10 of C’PC
(B) under Order VII, Rule 10A of CPC
(C) under Order VII, Rule 11 of CPC
(D) All the above.

67. An executing court
(A) can modify the terms of the decree
(B) can vary the terms of the decree
(C) can modify and vary the terms of the decree
(D) can neither modify nor vary the terms of the decree

68. The term ‘sale’ in the Transfer of Property Act, 1882 is defined in section
(A) 53
(B) 54
(C) 55
(D) 56

69. Culpable homicide is not murder, if it is committed under
(A) grave and sudden provocation
(B) self-intoxication
(C) irresistible impulse
(D) All the above

70. ‘Subroto Cup’ is associated with
(A) Football
(B) Hockey
(C) Cricket
(D) Volleyball

71. ‘Thomas Cup’ is associated with
(A) Tennis
(B) Badminton
(C) Football
(D) Hockey

72. What is the chemical name of vinegar?
(A) Citric acid
(B) Acetic acid
(C) Pyruvic acid
(D) Malic acid

73. Seismic sea waves which approach the coasts at greater force are known as
(A) tides
(B) tsunami
(C) current
(D) cyclone

74. “Sarkaria Commission’’ was concerned with
(A) Administrative Reforms
(B) Electoral Reforms
(C) Financial Reforms
(D) Centre-State relations

75. Ringworm is a_____ disease
(A) bacteria!
(B) Protozoan
(C) viral
(D) fungal

76. The art and science of map making is called
(A) remote sensing
(B) cartography
(C) photogrammetry
(D) mapping

77. Paris is situated on the river bank
(A) Thames
(B) Seine
(C) Danube
(D) Vistula

78. Which of the following countries is called the Land of White Elephants?
(A) Kenya
(B) Thailand
(C) Burma
(D) Laos

79. Which city is known as the “City of Golden Gate1’?
(A) New York
(B) London
(C) Paris
(D) San Francisco

80. Which of the following is the largest producer of sugar in the world?
(A) Cuba
(B) India
(C) France

81. The Amarnath shrine, the abode of Lord Shiva, is in the state of
(A) U.P.
(B) Himachal Pradesh
(C) Bihar
(D) Jammu and Kashmir

82. Right of accused to speedy trial is a fundamental right under which Article of the Constitution of India?
(A) 21
(B) 32
(C) 226
(D) None of the above.

83. Article 21 A of the Constitution of India provides for
(A) minority rights
(B) equality before law
(C) abolition of titles
(D) right to education

84. Part IX of the Constitution of India dealing with Panchayats was inserted in the Constitution by
(A) 73rd Amendment
(B) 42nd Amendment
(C) 44th Amendment
(D) None of the above

85. Section 113B of the Indian hvidence Act, 1872 deals with
(A) estoppel
(B) leading question
(C) presumption as to dowry death
(D) proof of signature

86. Order VI Rule 17 of the Civil Procedure Code, 1908 deals with
(A) Revision
(B) setting aside abatement
(C) amendment of pleadings
(D) counter claim

87. Nothing is an offence under the Indian Penai Code if it is done by a child under
(A) fourteen years of age
(B) seven years of age
(C) five years of age
(D) sixteen years of age

88. Cognizable offence means an offence in which
(A) a police officer can arrest without warrant
(B) a police officer cannot arrest without warrant
(C) a private person can arrest
(D) None of the above.

89. Warrant-case means a case relating to an offence punishable w/th
(A) death
(B) imprisonment for life
(C) imprisonment for a term exceeding two years
(D) All of above.

90. Which one of the following offences is not compoundable?
(A) Adultery
(B) Defamation
(C) Cheating
(D) Kidnapping

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