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Direction: Given below is a statement of Legal Principle followed by a Fact. Apply the principle to the facts given below and select the most appropriate answer.

Q1. PRINCIPLE: Whoever by words, by signs or otherwise brings into hatred or contempt or excites disaffection towards the Government established by Law in India shall be punished with imprisonment for life.

FACT: In a public meeting Yashpal, the leader of an opposite party thunders, “This is a Government of scoundrels, bootleggers and scamsters. They deserve to be unseated. Teach them a lesson in the coming elections by voting them out of power”. The Government is contemplating to prosecute Yashpal.

DECISION:

(A) Yashpal is guilty of sedition for having made irresponsible and inflammatory statements against the Government.

(B) Yashpal is not guilty of sedition as he is only exercising his freedom of speech in public

(C) Yashpal is guilty of sedition as his statement would incite people to violence leading to breakdown of law and order.

(D) All of the above

(E) None of these

Q2. PRINCIPLE: No person is liable in tort if the Act of God is given a defence.

Fact: Mr. Nichols created some artificals lakes in his land by damming some natural streams. One day there was an extra-ordinary heavy rainfall stated to the heaviest in human memory, as a result of which, the embankments of the lakes gave way. The rush of water washed away four bridges belonging to Mr. Marsland. He sued for compensation to Mr. Nichols.

DECISION:

(A) Mr. Nichols is not liable because he did not make artifical lakes

(B) Mr. Nichols is not liable because due to heavy rainfall bridges were washed away, so it was the Act of God.

(C) Mr. Nichols is liable because he created artifical lakes.

(D) All of the above

(E) None of these

Q3. The name of the Parliament of U.S.A is:

(A) House of Lords

(B) House of Commons

(C) Senate

(D) White House

(E) None of these

Q4. The Election Commission of India is a:

(A) Political body because it deals with election matters.

(B) Statutory body

(C) Constitutional body

(D) Parliamentary body

(E) None of these

Q5. Which one of the following term is not the ingredient of the Preamble of the Constitution of India?

(A) Justice

(B) Liberty

(C) Equality

(D) Comity

(E) None of these

Q6. The Constitutional Assembly had a Drafting Committee whose Chairman was:

(A) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

(B) Jawaharlal Nehru

(C) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

(D) K.M. Munshi

(E) None of these

Q7. Which of the following is not a function of the Village Panchayats in India?

(A) Sanitation

(B) Development of agriculture and village industry

(C) Relief of the poor

(D) Co-operatives

(E) None of these

Q8. The scheme of regional rural banks in India was started in the year:

(A) 1974

(B) 1975

(C) 1976

(D) 1977

(E) None of these

Q9. In Indian context, what is the level at which a Panchayat Samiti has been created?

(A) Village

(B) Community development block

(C) Tehsil

(D) District development and Panchayat officer

(E) None of these

Q10. Who is Present Chief Justice of India?

(A) Justice R.C. Lahoti

(B) Justice S.H. Kapadia

(C) Justice Y.K. Sabharwal

(D) Justice K.G. Balakrishnan.

(E) None of these

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