Prelims Practice Questions 30-04-2019 – Test 1

1. Right to freedom of religion has been given to citizens by the constitution choose the incorrect statement in context of this right.

1. A secular state is a state which promotes all the religions equally
2. Art 26 provides for owning and acquiring movable and immovable property for managing religious affairs.


2. Scope of rights is being continuously expanded by the judiciary as well as the parliament. Which among the following are constitutional rights?

1. Right to property
2. Right to information
3. Right to food
4. Right to vote


3. The rights of minorities to establish Educational Institution under Article 30, is subject to which of the following Limitations.

1. State can apply regulations to unaided minority institutions to achieve excellence
2. Aided minority institutions should admit some non – minority students
3. Fees charged by unaided minority institutions can be regulated
4. Minority status is determined by reference to the state.


4. In its historical supreme court in the case of Maneka Gandhi vs. Union of India extended the protection of Article 21 Beyond executive action to include legislative action (law itself). The implications of the decision were:

1. The ambit of appeal against state widened from challenging “due process of law” to “procedure established by law”.
2. It widened the scope of Judicial review on the executive.
3. It was a big step towards separation of powers
4. None of these.

Which of the following statements are correct?


5. Which of the following features of Government of India Act 1935 is not true?

1. It provided for “bill of rights” which developed in to fundamental rights in free India constitution.
2. It has federal structure
3. Gave special powers to Governors
4. Abolition of principle of separate Electorates


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