16. Which one among the following is not guaranteed by the Constitution of India?
Freedom to move freely throughout the country
Freedom to assemble peacefully without arms
Freedom to own, acquire and dispose of property anywhere in the country
Freedom to practice any trade or profession
17. Which of these is NOT included as a Fundamental Right in the Indian Constitution?
Right to Freedom of Speech
Right to Equality before the Law
Right to Constitutional Remedies
Right to Equal Wages for Equal Work
18. Which one of the following rights conferred by the Constitution of India is also available to non-citizens?
Freedom of speech, assembly and form association
Freedom to move, reside and settle in any part of the territory of India
Freedom to acquire property or to carry on any occupation, trade or business
Right to constitutional remedies
19. Which of the following freedoms is not specifically mentioned in the Constitution of India as a fundamental right but has been subsequently upheld by the Supreme Court as such?
Freedom of trade, occupation and business
Freedom to reside and settle in any part of the country
Freedom of association and union
Freedom of the press
20. Which one among the following is not included in the Fundamental Rights embodied in the Constitution of India?
Right to Equality
Right to Freedom
Right against Exploitation
Right to Information
21. The ‘Instrument of Instructions’ contained in the Government of India Act, 1935 has been incorporated in the Constitution of India in the year 1950 as
Directive principles of State Policy
Extent of Executive Power of State
Conduct of Business of the Government of India
22. Which one among the following is a fundamental duty of citizens under the Constitution of India?
To provide friendly cooperation to the people of the neighbouring countries
To protect monuments of national importance
To defend the country and render national service when called upon to do so
To know more and more about the history of India.
23. Suppose a legislation was passed by the Parliament imposing certain restrictions on newspapers. These included page ceiling, price and advertisements. The legislation is included in the Ninth Schedule to the Constitution of India. In this context, which one among the following statements is correct?
The legislation is invalid as it violates the freedom of Press
The legislation is valid by virtue of Article 31B
The legislation is invalid as it imposes unreasonable restrictions under Article 19(2) of the Constitution
The legislation is valid as the Press is not a citizen under Article 19 of the Constitution
Answer (c). Article 19(2) allows the State to make any law imposing reasonable restrictions on the exercise of the right to freedom in the interests of the sovereignty and integrity of India, the security of the State, friendly relations with foreign States, public order, decency or morality, or in relation to contempt of court, defamation or incitement to an offence. In the given case restriction on page ceiling, price and advertisements cannot be said to be reasonable and hence the legislation though included in the Ninth Schedule is invalid.
24. Which one of the following is a Human Right as well as a Fundamental Right under the Constitution of India?
Right to information
Right to education
Right to work
Right to housing
25. In which of the following years the Fundamental Duties were included in the Constitution of India?
Answer (b). 42nd Amendment Act.
26. Which article of the Indian constitution includes the Fundamental Duties of the Indian citizens?
27. Which of the following articles was decribed as the Heart and Soul of Indian Constitution by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar?
28. Which of the following articles was inserted by the Constitution (Eighty-Sixth) Amendment Act, 2002 to to provide free and compulsory education of all children in the age group of six to fourteen years as a Fundamental Right?
29. Which of the following is incorrect with regard to protection in respect of conviction for offences offered by Article 20?
A person can be only convicted for violation of a law in force at the time of commission of an act.
A person can be prosecuted and punished only once for a particular offence
A person can be compelled to be a witness against himself
A person cannot be subjected to a higher penalty than which was applicable at the time of the offence.
30. Which of the following has been prescribed as a Fundamental Duty to a parent or a guardian under Article 51A of the Indian Consitution?
to look after his parents above 60 years of age.
to provide opportunities for education of his child between the age of six and fourteen years of age
to divide his property equally between his son and daughters
to encourage his children to take part in the defence of his country
31. Directive Principles of State policy have been enumerated in the Part IV of the constitution. The concept has been borrowed from :