Indian Polity & Governance in Constitution 4

Indian Polity & Governance in Constitution (Civil Service Examination), Questions and Answers, GK for UPSC, Bank PO & All Exams

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1. When the Chief Justice of a High Court acts in an administrative capacity, he is subject to: [1996]


2. The power of the Supreme Court of India to decide disputes between the Centre and the State falls under its: [1996]


3. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R).
Assertion (A): Willful disobedience or non-compliance of Court orders and use of derogatory language about judicial behaviour amount to Contempt of Court.
Reason (R): Judicial activism cannot be practiced without arming the judiciary with punitive powers to punish contemptuous behaviour.
In the context of the above two statements which one of the following is correct? [1997]


4. The Supreme Court of India tenders advice to the President on a matter of law or fact: [2001]


5. The power to enlarge the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of India with respect to any matter included in the Union List of Legislative Powers rests with: [2003]


6. Consider the following statements: [2004]
1. The highest criminal court of the district is the Court of District and Session Judge
2. The District Judge are appointed by the Governor in consultation with the High Courts
3. A person to be eligible for appointment as a District Judge should be an advocate or a pleader of seven years’standing or more, or an officer injudicial service of the Union or the State judiciary
4. When the Sessions Judge awards death sentence, it must be confirmed by the High Court before it is carried out
Which of the statements given above are correct?


7. The salaries and allowances of the Judges of the High Court are charged to the: [2002]


8. According to the Constitution of India the term ‘district judge’shall not include: [1996]


9. Consider the following statements regarding the High Courts in India: [2001]
1. There are eighteen High Courts in the country
2. Three of them have jurisdiction over more than one state
3. No Union Territory has High Court of its own
4. Judges of the High Court hold office till the age of 62
Which of these statements is/are correct?


10. Which one of the following High Courts has the Territorial Jurisdiction over Andaman and Nicobar Islands? [2003]


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