Constitutional Law Mains Questions Series Part-V: Important Questions for Judiciary, APO & University Exams | Part – V of X

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Legal Bites brings to you Constitutional Law Mains Questions Series Part-V. The questions enlisted here are arranged section-wise and will aid the students preparing for Judiciary, APO or University Exams. The list question curated by Legal Bites will help candidates identify the important and frequently asked questions and give them a good practise for their aptitude and knowledge.

Constitutional Law Mains Questions Series Part-V

We know answer writing is a continuous exercise that is an inalienable part of the preparation process for any Examination. A well-written answer not only reflects the knowledge of an aspirant but also his/her ability to tailor the content in a manner suited to meet the expectations of the question.

Rigorous preparation for this exam is mandatory in order to crack it. In the last few months prior to the exams, it is sufficient for candidates to simply keep practising these questions in order to gain mastery over the subjects studied. Not only the candidate’s confidence level but also their scores will show good improvement upon following it.

Constitutional Law Mains Questions Series Part-V of X

Question 1

What do you understand by Fundamental Rights? How did they differ from other legal rights?

  1. Before the decision in Golak Nath case.
  2. After the decision in Golak Nath case and up to the passing of the Constitution 24th Amendment Act, and how do they now differ from them. After the passing of the Constitution 24th Amendment Act.
  3. After the passing of the Constitution 42nd Amendment Act. [BJS 1977]

Question 2

How did right to property in India compare with its counterpart (right to property) in English law before the right to property in India was raised to the level of a fundamental right on and from the 26th January 1950? What different changes has this right in India been undergoing since 26th of January, 1950? What is its position today and how does it compare with the right to property in England today. [BJS 1977]

Question 3

It is fallacious to think that Directive Principles and Fundamental Rights are opposed to one another in their ultimate objectives. They are in fact complementary and supplementary to each other and both striving to secure socio-economic welfare by ensuring a social order in which justice and individual liberty are safeguarded. Comment critically. [UPI’S 2015]

Question 4

Discuss the position and powers of the President under the Indian Constitution. [BJS 2018]

Question 5

Describe the fundamental duties prescribed under Article 51A. [MPJS 2013]

Question 6

Discuss the scope of power of the President and of the Governor under Articles 72 and 161 respectively relating to grant of pardons, etc., and to suspend, remit or commute sentences in certain cases. [UPJS 2012]

Question 7

Write a short note on “Constitutional position of the Governor”. [BJS 1991]

Question 8

Write a comprehensive note on Constitutional position of the Indian President before and after the passing of the 42nd Amendment Act. [BJS 1977]

Question 9

Discuss the right of the President to seek information from the Prime Minister. Can the Prime Minister refuse to give desired information to President? [BJS 1987]

Question 10

What are the disqualifications of members of Parliament? [BJS 1975]

Question 11

An elected independent member of a State Assembly becomes a member of a political party. Does his this action affect his membership in the Assembly? [RJS 1988]

Question 12

Discuss the utility of the ‘anti-defection law’ in the backdrop of the recent development in India. [UPJS 2006]

Question 13

X, a member of legislative assembly makes a speech in the house containing filthy and defamatory abuses against another member Z. Z files a suit for defamation against X. What defence X may take? [BJS 1975]

Question 14

What is a money bill? Discuss the mode of the passing of money bill. [UPJS 2018]

Question 15

Is certification of a Bill as Money Bill by the Deputy Speaker valid? [BJS 1975]

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Question 16

A law granting to any building belonging to government-sponsored Housing Board exemption from the operation of the law relating to Rent Control. Examine the Constitutional validity of the law. [BJS 1975]

Question 17

What is ‘Money Bill’? What special procedure, in respect of Money Bill, is prescribed in the Constitution of India? [BJS 1978]

Question 18

Whether a jurist can be appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court directly? [RJS 1984]

Question 19

Describe briefly, but precisely, the appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of India [BJS 1978]

Question 20

Write an essay on the ‘Advisory Jurisdiction’ of the Supreme Court of India. Discuss any one such advisory opinion given by the Supreme Court under Article 143 (1) of the Constitution of India. [BJS 1979]

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