UGC NET CBSE Paper II Law 2017 November Question Paper

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This is the UGC NET Question Paper II from the exam conducted by CBSE in November 2017.
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Q. Read Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and answer using the code given below :
Assertion (A) : The preamble to the constitution of India clearly indicates the ideals set before the Nation.
Reason (R) : The ideals set before the Nation are Justice, Equity, Fraternity of the individual and unity and integrity of the Nation.
– Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
– Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
– (A) is true but (R) is false
– (A) is false but (R) is true

Q. Arrange the following leading cases in order, pronounced by the Supreme Court by using the code given below :
(a) Selvi v. State of Karnataka
(b) Official Liquidator v. Dayananda
(c) I.R. Coelho v. State of Tamil Nadu
(d) P.A. Inamdar v. State of Maharastra
– (d), (a), (c), (b)
– (d), (c), (b), (a)
– (c), (b), (d), (a)
– (b), (c), (d), (a)

Q. Which of the following statement is correct ?
– The Fundamental Duties are mandatory on all the persons
– The Fundamental Duties have always been a part of the Constitution of India
– The Fundamental Duties have been added through an amendment to the Constitution of India
– The Fundamental Duties can be enforced by Writs

Q. Read Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and answer using the code given below :
Assertion (A) : No person is eligible for appointment as Governor unless he is a citizen of India and has completed the age of Thirty Five Years.
Reason (R) : He is debarred from holding any other office of profit during his term of office.
– Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
– Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
– (A) is true but (R) is false.
– (A) is false but (R) is true.

Q. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched with regard to the provisions of the Constitution of India ?
– Art 352 … Effect of proclamation of Emergency
– Art 353 … Application of provisions relating to distribution of revenues while a proclamation is in operation
– Art 354 … Determination of executive powers of the Union, during emergency
– Art 355 … Duty of the Union to protect States against external aggression and internal disturbance

Q. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched with regard to constitutional amendment ?
– The Constitution (Seventh Amendment) Act … 1956.
– The Constitution (Fourteenth Amendment) Act … 1962.
– The Constitution (Thirty First Amendment) Act … 1973.
– The Constitution (Forty Second Amendment) Act … 1975.

Q. Match List-I with List-II and give the correct answer by using the code given below the lists :

List-I
(a) The principles of constructive resjudicata are also applicable to writ petition
(b) Writ petition dismissed for want of prosecution can be restored
(c) Direction given by the High Court under Article 226 cannot be altered by the State Government
(d) The disposal of several writ petitions in a batch by a single order would be permissible if facts of all cases are similar or almost similar

List-II
(i) Woman’s Education Trust V. State of Haryana
(ii) M. Nagabhushana V. State of Karnataka
(iii) Ratan Singh V. State of Rajasthan
(iv) V. Porukutty Mannadissior V. State of Kerala

Choose the answer corresponding to the order (a) (b) (c) (d)
– (ii) (iii) (iv) (i)
– (iii) (iv) (i) (ii)
– (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)
– (iv) (iii) (i) (ii)

Q. Judges do not make law, but only declare what has always been law. This statement is of :
– Salmond
– Blackstone
– Willis
– Allen

Q. Which of the following statements is/are correct in regard to a valid custom ?
(a) The custom has to possess a sufficient measure of antiquity.
(b) The custom must have been enjoyed ‘as of right’.
(c) The custom need not to be consistent with other custom in the same area.
(d) The custom must be certain and precise.
– Only (a) and (b) are correct.
– Only (a), (b) and (c) are correct.
– Only (a), (b) and (d) are correct.
– (a), (b), (c) and (d) all are correct.

Q. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below :

List-I (Theory)
(a) Scientific Positivism
(b) Social Solidarity
(c) Organic Theory of Society
(d) Theory of reality of group personality

List-II (Jurist)
(i) Herbert Spencer
(ii) Gierke
(iii) Auguste Compte
(iv) Duguit

Choose the answer corresponding to the order (a) (b) (c) (d)
– (i) (iv) (ii) (iii)
– (iii) (iv) (i) (ii)
– (ii) (iv) (iii) (i)
– (iv) (ii) (i) (iii)

Q. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below :

List-I
(a) Right
(b) Privilege
(c) Power
(d) Immunity

List-II (Jural correlatives)
(i) Liability
(ii) Disability
(iii) Duty
(iv) No-right

Choose the answer corresponding to the order (a) (b) (c) (d)
– (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
– (iii) (iv) (i) (ii)
– (iii) (ii) (iv) (i)
– (iv) (i) (iii) (ii)

Q. Ownership denotes the relation between a person and an object forming the subject-matter of his ownership. This observation was made by :
– Salmond
– Pound
– Holland
– Savigny

Q. Read the following statements and give the correct answer by using the code given below :
Assertion (A) : A perfect duty is one which a person not merely ought to perform, but may be justly compelled to perform.
Reason (R) : A perfect duty is one which is not merely recognised by law but enforceable.
– (A) and (R) both are correct and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
– (A) and (R) both are correct and (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
– (A) is correct but (R) is wrong.
– (A) is wrong but (R) is correct.

Q. In which of the following cases Judge Alvarez has aptly remarked, “The fundamental principles of international law are passing through a serious crisis and this necessitates its reconstruction. A new international law is developing which embodies not only this reconstruction but also some entirely new elements” ?
– Anglo – Norwegian Fisheries Case
– Aegean Sea Continental Shelf Case
– Conditions of admission of a State to the United States
– International Status of South West Africa

Q. Which of the following statement/statements is/are not correct ?
(a) The words ‘International Law’ were used for the first time by eminent British Jurist, Jermy Bentham in 1780.
(b) J.S. Starke has remarked that international law is a “living and expanding code.”
(c) Prof. Oppenheim has remarked that international law is the vanishing point of jurisprudence.
(d) Holland has viewed that International law is mere a positive morality.
– Only (c) is incorrect.
– (a) and (d) both are incorrect.
– (b), (c) and (d) are only incorrect.
– (a), (b), (c) and (d) all are incorrect.

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