UPSC Online quiz Polity #10

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#1 Which of the following statements are incorrect: 1. The Preamble is a prohibition on the powers of the legislature. 2. Preamble is not a part of the constitution. 3. Preamble cannot be amended, as it is a part of the basic structure of the constitution.

#2 Which of the following statement/s is/are correct: 1. Indian territory can be ceded to a foreign state without amending the constitution as mentioned in article 368. 2. Resolution of boundary dispute between India and another country does not require constitutional amendment.

#3 Article 14 says that the state shall not deny to any person equality before the law or the equal protection of laws within the territory of India. Which of the following statements is/are true with regard to article 14. 1. Equality before the law is a negative concept whereas equal protection of law is a positive concept. 2. The concept of equality before the law is of British origin whereas equal protection of law is of American origin.

#4 Which of the following statements is/are true: 1. High court can refuse to exercise its writ jurisdiction. 2. Territorial jurisdiction of SC for the purpose of issuing writs is wider than that of a High Court.

#5 Which of the following statement with regard to Directive Principles is/are correct: 1. Courts cannot declare a law violative of any of the Directive Principles as unconstitutional and invalid. 2. Courts can uphold the validity of a law on the ground that it was enacted to give effect to a directive.

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