UPSC question paper – 2015-2020 – Judiciary & Legal Rights




#1. In India, Legal Services Authorities provide free legal services to which of the following type of citizens? [2020] 1. Person with an annual income of less than Rs. 1,00,000 2. Transgender with an annual income of less than Rs. 2,00,000 3. Member of Other Backward Classes (OBC) with an annual income of less than Rs. 3,00,000 4. All Senior Citizens Select the correct answer using the code given below:

#2. Which one of the following categories of Fundamental Rights incorporates protection against untouchability as a form of discrimination? (2020)

#3. Which Article of the Constitution of India safeguards one's right to marry the person of one's choice? (2019)

#4. Consider the following statements: [2019] 1. As per recent amendment to the India Forest Act, 1927, forest dwellers have the right to fell the bamboos grown on the forest areas. 2. As per the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006, bamboo is a minor forest produce. 3. The Scheduled Tribes and other Traditional Forest Dwellers ( Recognition of Forest Rights) Act , 2006 allows ownership of minor forest produce to forest dwellers. Which of the following statements given above is/are correct?

#5. Consider the following statements : [2018] 1. As per the Right to Education (RTE) Act, to be eligible for appointment as a teacher in a State, a person would be required to possess the minimum qualification laid down by the concerned State Council of Teacher Education. 2. As per the RTE Act, for teaching primary classes, a candidate is required to pass a Teacher Eligibility Test conducted in accordance with the National Council of Teacher Education guidelines. 3. In India, more than 90% of teacher's education institutions are directly under the State Governments. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

#6. "Rule of Law Index" is released by which of the following ? [2018]

#7. In India, Judicial Review implies (2017)

#8. With reference to the ‘Gram Nyayalaya Act’, which of the following statements is/are correct? [2016] 1. As per the Act, Gram Nyayalayas can hear only civil cases and not criminal cases. 2. The Act allows local social activists as mediators/ reconciliators. Select the correct answer using the code given below.

#9. In India, separation of judiciary from the executive is enjoined by (2020)

#10. In the context of Indian history, the Rakhmabai case of 1884 revolved around: [2020] 1. women’s right to gain education 2. age of consent 3. restitution of conjugal rights Select the correct answer using the code given below:


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