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. LEGAL APTITUDE DIRECTIONS : Answer the Questions 1-3, by application of the following legal principle : PRINCIPLE : When two or more persons agree to do, or cause to be done, an illegal act, or an act which is not illegal by illegal means, such an agreement is designated a criminal conspiracy : Provided that no agreement except an agreement to commit an offence shall amount to a criminal conspiracy unless some act besides the agreement is done by one or more parties to such agreement in pursuance thereof. It is immaterial whether the illegal act is ultimate object of such agreement, or is merely incidental to that object. 1. John, Thomson, Robert, Smith and Chriss entered into an agreement to destroy an office building of the Government of India. John purchased AK-47 rifles and guns and explosive. Thomson supplied vehicles. Robert contributed money. Smith and Chriss made arrangements, conducted meetings and made plans for the commission of the act. John, Thomson and Robert before reaching the office building were apprehended by police and were shot dead. Decide about the offence of Smith and Chriss: (a) Smith and Chris are not guilty of conspiracy as they had not gone in the vehicle for committing crime. (b) Liability of Smith and Chriss comes to end with the death of main accused persons viz. John, Thomson and Robert (c) As no offence is committed no one is responsible (d) Smith and Chriss are to be punished as it is immaterial in the criminal law, whether illegal act is ultimate object of the agreement or merely incidental to that object. 2. In case of conspiracy, there must be: (a) two or more persons (b) more than one person (c) both (a) and (b) (d) only (b) is correct and (a) is incorrect. 3. The gist of the offence of criminal conspiracy is (a) agreement is necessary between two or more persons to do or cause to be done an illegal act (b) a legal act by illegal means followed by an overt act to be done or cause to be done according to agreement (c) both (a) and (b) (d) none of these above. 4. What does the abbreviation POTA means (a) Prevention of Terrorism Act (b) Prevention of Terrorists Act (c) Punishment of Terrorists Act (d) None of these. 5. FIR stands for (a) Fact Information Report (b) Further Information Report (c) Frequent Information Report (d) First Information Report. 6. Which is true about the following statement: (a) Charge-sheet is signed by complainant only (b) Charge-sheet is signed by both complainant and opposite party (c) Charge-sheet is signed by the Investigating Officer and sent to court (d) Charge-sheet is signed by Magistrate only. 7. A candidate for the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections, as per the rulings of Supreme Court of India shall have to disclose (a) assets and antecedents (b) educational qualifications (c) previous nomination (d) both (a) and (b). 8. The Book "Ignited Minds : Unleashing The Power Within India" is written by (a) L.K. Advani (b) Atal Bihari Vajpayee (c) Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam (d) None of these. 9. The Chief Ministership in the State of Jammu and Kashmir after 3 years term of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed shall go to (a) CPI-M (b) BJP (c) Congress (d) National Allies. 10. Ignorance of law is (a) not an excuse in Indian Law (b) is an excuse in Indian Law (c) no such legal principle is followed in Indian Law (d) partly an excuse in Indian Law. 11. An accused below the age of 18 years for committing an offence can be tried under: (a) Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860) (b) Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000 (c) both (a) and (b) (d) being a minor, he is not to be punished. 12. Justice V.N. Khare sworn in as (a) 32nd Chief Justice of Supreme Court (b) 33rd Chief Justice of Supreme Court (c) 30th Chief Justice of Supreme Court (d) 31st Chief Justice of Supreme Court 13. Mufti Mohammad Sayeed became the (a) Sixth Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir (b) Fifth Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir (c) Fourth Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir (d) Seventh Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir. 14. Dr. C. Rangarajan became the Chairman of (a) 12th Finance Commission (b) 11th Finance Commission (c) 13th Finance Commission (d) 14th Finance Commission. 15. The Law declared by the Supreme Court of India is binding upon all the Courts subordinate to it in India (a) under article 141 of the Constitution of India (b) under article 139 of the Constitution of India (c) under article 132 of the Constitution of India (d) None of these. II. CONSTITUTION AND POLITICAL SYSTEM 16. Who among the following personalities was the Chairperson to review the working of the Constitution (a) Ram Jethmalani (b) Justice Venkatachaliah (c) Pramod Mahajan (d) L.K. Advani. 17. The right to education under article 21A was inserted in the Constitution of India by (a) Constitution (Eighty-fourth Amendment) Act, 2001 (b) Constitution (Eighty-fifth Amendment) Act, 2001 (c) Constitution (Eighty-sixth Amendment) Act, 2002 (d) it was original article in the Constitution of India. 18. Which one of the following is considered as the Guardian of the Constitution of India (a) President of India (b) Lok Sabha (c) Supreme Court of India (d) Chief Justice of India. 19. Planning in India derives its objectives from the (a) Directive Principles of State Policy (b) Preamble of the Constitution (c) Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (d) Report of the Governors of the States. 20. India is called a "Republic" because (a) the Union Ministers are accountable to Lok Sabha (b) the sovereignty vests in people of India (c) the Union Ministers hold office only during the pleasure of the President (d) the President, is head of the State, in India. 21. The State shall provide free and compulsory education to all children of the age of six to fourteen years: (a) under article 21 (b) under article 32 (c) under article 21A (d) under article 14. 22. A political party is officially accorded the status of an opposition party in Lok Sabha, only if it secures at least (a) 4 per cent. of the seats (b) 10 per cent. of the seats (c) 5 per cent. of the seats (d) 15 per cent. of the seats. 23. The State shall endeavour to provide early childhood care and education for all children until is they complete the age of six years : This provision is made in the Constitution 86th Amendment in (a) article 45 of the Constitution (b) article 245 of the Constitution (c) article 345 of the Constitution (d) article 145 of the Constitution. 24. The system of Panchayati Raj is (a) a financial structure (b) a Physical structure (c) an administrative structure (d) a cocktail of all the above. 25. The Supreme Court of India reviews its own Judgment or Pronouncement under (a) Article 137 (b) Article 132 (c) Article 139 (d) Article 141. 26. Economic Justice, an important objective of the Constitution of India, is embeded in the (a) Preamble (b) Preamble and Directive Principles (c) Directive Principles (d) Fundamental Rights. 27. According to the Constitution of India, concentration of wealth violates (a) the Directive Principles (b) the concept of the Welfare State (c) the spirit of the Constitution (d) the right to freedom. 28. The Constitution of India provides a status to Hindi as : (a) the official language of the Union (b) a language for inter-State communications (c) the national language of India (d) the language of communication between the Union and the States. 29. The concept of 'Hindutva' is well interpreted by the Supreme Court in (a) the Minerva Mills case (b) the Babri Masjid case (c) the Golak Nath case (d) the Manohar Joshi case. 30. The duties and functions assigned to the Attorney General of India are (a) to regulate State expenditure and accounts (b) to arbitrate in disputes between the Union and the States (c) to render legal advice to the Union Government (d) both (b) and (c). 31. A Member of Parliament can be disqualified on grounds of defection : (1) if he voluntarily resigns from membership of the Party on whose ticket he contested the election (2) if he votes or abstains from voting contrary to directions issued by the political party without prior permission (3) if he takes a stand contrary to the stand of the Party (4) if he joins a political party other than the one on whose ticket he contested the election and got elected: (a) 2, 3 and 4. (b) 1, 3 and 4. (c) 1, 2 and 4. (d) 1, 2 and 3. 32. Which of the following Schedule appended to the Constitution of India, contains the list of regional languages : (a) Eighth Schedule (b) Second Schedule (c) Fifth Schedule (d) Seventh Schedule. 33. The source/sources from which money flow into the Consolidated Fund of India is/are : (a) revenues (b) repayment of loans (c) fresh loans (d) all the above. 34. The reservation of seats under article 243D in Part-IX of the Constitution shall not apply to the State of (a) Arunachal Pradesh (b) Andhra Pradesh (c) Madhya Pradesh (d) Uttar Pradesh. 35. The special status of Jammu and Kashmir implies that the State has : (a) a separate Judiciary (b) a separate Constitution (c) a separate administrative-structure (d) both (a) and (b).