Passage based Questions on Legal Aptitude SMLAQ034

Passage based Questions on Legal Aptitude SMLAQ034

1. Jamnagar-based cluster of Ayurveda institutes, that was seen in news, are located in which state?

[A] Gujarat
[B] Assam
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Maharashtra

Correct Answer: A [Gujarat]

The Bill named ‘The Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Bill, 2020’, was passed by a voice vote in Rajya Sabha.
It seeks to grant the status of an ‘Institution of national importance’ to the Jamnagar-based cluster of Ayurveda institutes in Gujarat: Institute of Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Gulabkunwerba Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya and Institute of Ayurveda Pharmaceutical Sciences.

2.Which institution has resolved to clear all pending cases against sitting and former legislators in a time bound manner?

[A] Bar Council of India
[B] Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India
[C] National Administrative Tribunal
[D] Supreme Court of India

Correct Answer: D [Supreme Court of India]

India’s apex judicial body, the Supreme Court of India has recently resolved to ensure that the pending criminal cases against sitting and former legislators would be completed in a time bound manner.
The Supreme Court said that more than 4000 cases against legislatures are pending across the country, of which nearly 2500 pertains to sitting legislatures.

3.Which bill is passed in Rajya Sabha to bring a law that punishes those who attack Health workers or Doctors?

[A] Epidemic Diseases Amendment Bill, 2020
[B] National Commission for Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2020
[C] Indian Medicine Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2020
[D] Healthcare Service Personnel and Clinical Establishments Bill, 2019

Correct Answer: A [Epidemic Diseases Amendment Bill, 2020]

The Epidemic Diseases Amendment Bill, 2020 has been recently passed in the Rajya Sabha, to bring a law, that punishes those who attack Health workers or Doctors who are fighting the coronavirus outbreak or a similar situation. It provides for up to five years in jail for the act.

4.Where is the headquarters of ‘International Commission of Jurists’ located?

[A] Paris
[B] Geneva
[C] Rome
[D] Nairobi

Correct Answer: B [Geneva]

‘International Commission of Jurists’ is an international human rights non-governmental organization, headquartered at Geneva, Switzerland.
ICJ was recently in news as it has announced that the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2020 passed by the Indian Parliament was incompatible with international law. It also opined that the provisions of the bill would impose arbitrary obstacles in human rights promotion.

5.Which constitutional body has recently made observations on Rs.223 crore expenditure made by Indian Air Force?

[A] Supreme Court of India
[B] Election Commission of India
[C] Finance Commission
[D] Comptroller and Auditor General

Correct Answer: D [Comptroller and Auditor General]

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has pointed out that the upgrade of 90 medium lift Mi-17 helicopters of the Indian Air Force (IAF), which was proposed in 2002, is still not achieved even after a period of 18 years.
Due to this non achievement, these helicopters are flying with limited capability. The CAG has also stated that an expenditure of Rs.223 crore for upgrading these helicopters was “not justified” by Indian Air Force.

6.Which body has ordered to provide dry ration to all sex workers in the country without insisting on ration card?

[A] National Commission on Women
[B] Supreme Court of India
[C] National Administrative Tribunal
[D] National Human Rights Commission

Correct Answer: B [Supreme Court of India]

The Supreme Court of India has ordered all the states and UTs to provide dry ration to all sex workers in the country.
The apex court has also insisted that the ration should be provided without insisting on ration card or any other identity proof. The top court has pronounced this order on observing the hardships faced by sex workers due to the COVID pandemic.Answers

7. When was the world Secular added to the constitution of India?

A. 1965
B. 1971
C. 1975
D. 1976

8. Right to Privacy is a ____________ ?

A. Fundamental right
B. Legal Right
C. Statutory Right
D. Legislative Right

9. The Fourth schedule of Indian Constitution deals with

A. Allocation of seats in Rajya Sabha.
B. Allocation of seats in Lok Sabha.
C. Allocation of seats in State Assemblies.
D. Allocation of Seats in State Vidhan Parishad

10. Where do we find the phrase “Raising the nutrition of People in Indian Constitution?

A. Preamble.
B. Fundamental Rights.
C. Directive Principles of State Policy.
D. Administrative Provisions

Correct Answers:

7. D
8. A
9. A
10. C