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1. 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]


2. Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion etc. (Article 15 of the Constitution of India) is a Fundamental Rights classifiable under: [1995]


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


4. The following news item appeared in a National daily dated 1-12-1999:
"..Parliament today rejected a Bill to grant women the right to vote and stand for office in parliamentary elections, by a margin of32 to 30.
The National Assembly was split between liberal pro-government and Shiite Muslim deputies who were in favour of women's rights, while the opposition camp grouped Sunni Muslim fundamentalists and tribal MPs. A total of 64 MPs and Ministers were present, of whom two abstained." [2000]
The Parliament referred to in this quotation is that of:


5. With reference to the National Investment Fund to which the disinvestment proceeds are routed, consider the following statements: [2010]
1. The assets in the National Investment Fund are managed by the Union Ministry of Finance.
2. The National Investment Fund is to be maintained within the Consolidated Fund of India.
3. Certain Asset Management companies are appointed as the fund managers.
4. A certain proportion of annual, income is used for financing select social sectors.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?



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. Which one of the following statements is true according to 1991 Census data? [2000]


8. With reference to Lok Adalats, consider the following statements: [2009]
1. An award made by a Lok Adalat is deemed to be a decree of a civil court and no appeal lies against there to before any court.
2. Matrimonial/Family disputes are not covered under Lok Adalat.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


9. How many High Courts in India have jurisdiction over more than one State (Union Territories not included)? [2008]


10. A British citizen staying in India cannot claim right to:


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