1. A lawyer who appears on behalf of the accused in court is called
(a) public prosecutor.
(b) defence counsel.
(c) government pleader.
(d) advocate general.
2. The expanded form of FIR is
(a) First Information Registered.
(b) First Information Reported.
(c) First Information Report.
(d) Final Investigation Report.
3. Law Day is celebrated every year on
(a) 25th July.
(b) 26th Jan.
(c) 26th November,
(d) 15th August.
4. Parliament is adjourned sine die means which of the following?
(a) The parliament will meet after a recess.
(b) It will meet again for discussing some urgent issue.
(c) The parliament will meet after a fresh election.
(d) It will meet again only when the speaker convenes it.
5. In which year did the British established the Supreme Court in India?
6. The Factories Act of 1948 was passed with a view to
(a) fix wages of industrial workers uniformly.
(b) prohibit the employment of children.
(c) reduce the working hours of women and disabled employees.
(d) rehabilitate the injured soldiers by offering them work in factories.
7. Name the British Governor General who prohibited Sati by an Act.
(a) William Bentick
(b) Lord Minto
(c) Lord Ripon
(d) Lord Macaulay
8. The normal term of the Lok Sabha is five years but during an emergency it may be extended for
(a) 6 months.
(b) 1 year.
(c) 3 months.
(d) 2 years.
9. The number of seats in the lower House of Parliament at present is
10. The Indian Parliament is to have at least _______ sessions in an year.
(c) not prescribed
(d) at least one
11. Which Article of the Constitution prohibits untouchability?
12. The Environment Act, 1986, has been passed to give effect to which of the following?
(a) Welfare schemes.
(b) Directive principles of state policy.
(c) Fundamental rights.
(d) All of the above.
13. The Right to Information Act can be enforced against
(a) both private and public authorities.
(b) public authorities including the instrumentalities of the State.
(c) private authorities.
(d) Central and State governments only.
14. PAC stands for
(a) Public Action Committee.
(b) Parliament Action Committee.
(c) Public Accounts Committee.
(d) Public Corporate Committee.
15. The first hour of every sitting of the Parliament is known as
(a) zero hour.
(b) question hour.
(c) debate hour.
(d) discussion hour.
16. Which of the following is not a fundamental right?
(a) Right to life.
(b) Right to freedom of religion.
(c) Cultural and educational right.
(d) Freedom to acquire, hold, and dispose off property.
17. Right to Education Act, 2009, provides for free and compulsory education to
(a) all illiterate children.
(b) all illiterate children as well as adults.
(c) all children up to the age of 10.
(d) children aged between 6 and 14.
18. A ‘deponent’ means
(a) a person who makes a statement under oath.
(b) a person who signs an FIR.
(c) a person who files a plaint.
(d) a person who is a defaulter of certain government dues.
19. To litigate means
(a) to bring a law suit against some one.
(b) to go to law in case of civil offences only.
(c) to bring a criminal suit against someone.
(d) to lodge an FIR and proceed against someone.
20. Which of the following means ‘to transfer illegal or stolen money into an ordinary bank account usually by a complex process to avoid detection’?
(c) Unjust enrichment
(d) Only (a) and (b)
21. District Forum is a redressal agency under the
(a) Right to Education Act.
(b) Right to Information Act.
(c) Consumer Protection Act.
(d) Negotiable Instruments Act.
22. A division bench of a High Court consists of _____ judges.
(d) more than two
23. Which Article of the Constitution confers special status to the state of J & K?
(a) Article 368
(b) Article 370
(c) Article 369
(d) Article 309
24. Civil rights activist Binayak Sen was arrested on the charges of
25. Who led the anti-corruption struggle at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi recently?
(a) Anna Hazare
(b) Arundhati Roy
(c) Mallika Sarabhai
(d) Binayak Sen
26. Socialism is opposed to
(a) social security schemes.
(b) equal distribution of wealth.
(c) unrestricted competition.
(d) collective ownership and management.
27. Name the city in which there was nuclear leakage recently.
28. The first President of independent India was
(a) C. Rajagopalachari.
(b) Dr S. Radhakrishnan.
(c) Lord Mountbatten.
(d) Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel.
29. The normal temperature of human body is
(d) 96.6° F.
30. Which of the following is an example of conventional source of energy?
(a) Nuclear energy
(b) Solar energy
(c) Hydel power
(d) Wind energy
31. The Indian National Congress was formed in the year
32. Compact disc (CD) was invented by
(b) Graham Bell.
(c) Philips and Sony,
(d) John Neuman.
33. Which of the following nutrients help us to grow?
34. Rickets is caused by the deficiency of
(a) Vitamin A.
(b) Vitamin C.
(c) Vitamin D.
35. The first man-made satellite was
(d) Insat 3 E.
36. The first step in scientific enquiry is
(a) collection of data.
(b) selecting the problem.
(c) formulation of hypothesis.
(d) arranging of data.
37. Which of the following is an element of a State?
(a) Strong army
(b) Good infrastructure
38. Which of the following is a political right?
(a) Right to life
(b) Right to vote
(c) Right to property
(d) Political duty
39. Which of the following crops would be preferred for sowing in order to enrich the soil with nitrogen?
40. Who is the present law minister of India?
(a) Veerappa Moily
(b) P. Chidambaram
(c) Arun Jaitley
(d) H.R. Bhardwaj
41. Which of the following is an approach to the analysis of consumer behavior in economics?
(a) Utility analysis
(b) Inductive analysis
(c) Deductive analysis
(d) Empirical analysis
42. The first commoner to be married in to the British Royal family in the last 350 years is
(b) Kate Williamson,
(c) Kate Middleton,
(d) Kate Moss.
43. The term laissez-faire means a political theory where
(a) government does nothing to control the economy.
(b) government does everything to control the economy.
(c) market is regulated by private parties.
(d) market is controlled by regulating bodies.
44. Kleptomania is a mental illness which makes someone
(a) to steal things.
(b) to feel unhappy and sad all the time.
(c) to develop suicidal tendencies.
(d) violent and aggressive.
45. The meaning of amicus curiae is
(a) a friend of the court.
(b) a friend of the plaintiff.
(c) a friend of the defendant.
(d) a lawyer who files a PIL.
46. Which planet is called the red planet?
47. Which of the following is an organ in the digestive system?
48. Iodine makes starch turn
49. Plants store foods as
50. A seismograph helps to measure the intensity of
(b) volcanic eruption,