April 27, 2020 – Daily Quiz

1.  Supreme Court conceded absolute power to Parliament in amending the Constitution, as was seen in the verdicts

1. Shankari Prasad case

2. Sajjan Singh case

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2    

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

2. The main interpretation in SR Bommai case (1994) was concerned with

(a) Secularism

(b) Fusion of Powers

(c) Social Justice    

(d) Liberty of Thought

3. Consider the following.

  1. Supremacy of the Constitution
  2. Rule of law
  3. Independence of the judiciary
  4. Doctrine of separation of powers
  5. Federalism
  6. Westminster model of government

Which of the above form the “Basic Structure” doctrine?.

(a) 1, 2, 3, 5 only

(b) 1, 2, 3, 4 only

(c) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 only

(d) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

4.  Which Article of Indian Constitution states that “a Minister who for any period of six consecutive months is not a member of the Legislature of the State shall at the expiration of that period cease to be a Minister”. ?

(a)  Article 164(4)

(b) Article 164(1)

(c) Article 164(2)

(d) Article 164(3)

5.  The RBI’s current assets largely comprise

(a) domestic assets

(b) foreign exchange assets 

(c) G-sec and bonds

(d) Currency and Gold Assets

Answers

1-(c)

https://indianexpress.com/article/explained/explained-47-years-of-a-judgment-that-upheld-basic-structure-of-indias-constitution-6379081/

2-(a)

https://indianexpress.com/article/explained/explained-47-years-of-a-judgment-that-upheld-basic-structure-of-indias-constitution-6379081/

3-(d)

https://indianexpress.com/article/explained/explained-47-years-of-a-judgment-that-upheld-basic-structure-of-indias-constitution-6379081/

4-(a)

https://indianexpress.com/article/explained/uddhav-thackery-nomination-maharashtra-governor-bhagat-koshyari-6377987/

5-(b)

https://www.bloombergquint.com/opinion/understanding-rbis-balance-sheet-is-it-sitting-on-excess-capital

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