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Q. Which of the following statements are correct ?
(a) The ‘Basic Structure’ of the Constitution of India cannot be amended.
(b) Parliamentary Democracy is included in the list of ‘Basic structure’ of the Constitution of India.
(c) According to c
– (a), (b) and (c) are correct.
– (a), (c) and (d) are correct.
– (b), (c) and (d) are correct.
– (a), (b), (c) and (d) all are correct.

Q. From the following statements select the correct answer using the codes given below :
(i) In India at the head of the entire judicial system stands the Supreme Court of India.
(ii) Under the Supreme Court of India stands the high courts of various states.
(iii) District and Sessions Court functions under the concerned high court.
– (i) and (ii) only
– (ii) and (iii) only
– (i) and (iii) only
– (i), (ii) and (iii)

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

List I
(a) Article 13
(b) Article 15
(c) Article 20
(d) Article 23

List II
(i) protection in respect of conviction for offences.
(ii) prohibition of traffic in human beings and forced labour.
(iii) prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth.
(iv) laws inconsistent with or in derogation of Fundamental Rights.

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

Q. Which one of the following Parliamentary Committees in India acts as ‘watch dog’ on departmental expenditure and irregularities?
– Committee on public undertakings
– Committee on public assurances
– Estimates Committee
– Public Accounts Committee

Q. Read Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and answer using the codes given below :
Assertion (A) : Both houses of Parliament as well as of a State Legislature have similar privileges under the Constitution of India.
Reason (R) : In general the position of the speaker is similar to that of the speaker of English House of Commons.
– 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 of the following are included in the list of Fundamental Duties in the Constitution of India ? Answer using codes given below :
i. To uphold and protect the sovereignty, unity and integrity of India and the states
ii. To defend the country and render national service when called upon to do so
iii. To value and preserve the rich heritage of our composite culture
iv. To develop the scientific temper, humanism and the spirit of inquiry and reform
– (i), (ii) and (iii)
– (i), (ii) and (iv)
– (ii), (iii) and (iv)
– (i), (iii) and (iv)

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

List-I (Articles)
(a) 40
(b) 42
(c) 44
(d) 50

List-II (Provisions)
(i) Separation of judiciary from executive
(ii) Organisation of village panchayats
(iii) Provision for just and human conditions of work and maternity relief
(iv) Uniform civil code

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

Q. Which one of the following was not a recommendation of the Dinesh Goswami Committee on electoral reforms ?
– State assistance to National political parties for elections.
– Maintenance of proper accounts of elections.
– Strict enforcement of model code of conduct.
– Video coverage of polling booths to check booth capturing.

Q. Read the Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and answer by using the codes given below :
Assertion (A) : The system of Droit Administratif is not at all based on the doctrine of separation of powers.
Reason (R) : The most original aspect of the French Administrative Law is the independence of the administration from judicial control.
– 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 of the following is not an essential element of the doctrine of audi alteram partem ?
– Person affected adversely must be heard.
– Fair and transparent procedure must be provided by authority.
– Reasoned decision must not be based on the satisfaction of the concerned authority.
– Authority concerned must dispose off the matter by a speaking order.

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

List-I (Name of Case)
(a) Hira Nath Mishra v. Rajindera Medical College
(b) Bhagat Ram v. State of H.P.
(c) A.K. Roy v. Union of India
(d) H.L. Trehan v. Union of India

List-II (Decision)
(i) The inquiry was vitiated as class IV employee has to defend himself against officers, hence denial of principles of natural justice.
(ii) Principle of natural justice can be exempted for the security of girl students and girls could be testified in the absence of miscreants.
(iii) No deprivation of existing right enjoyed by Government servant without giving him opportunity of being heard.
(iv) Principles of natural justice are not rigid norms of unchanging context, they have to be tailored to suit the nature of the proceeding.

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

Q. A statute confers discretionary powers on an official for his use, by denoting expressions like :
(a) Reasonable
(b) Appropriate
(c) Equitable
(d) Sufficient
– only (a) is correct
– Only (a) and (b) are correct
– Only (a), (b) and (c) are correct
– (a), (b), (c) and (d) are correct

Q. Read the Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and answer by using the codes given below :
Assertion (A) : The court can direct competent authority to exercise discretion in accordance with law but court cannot direct to exercise the discretion in a particular manner.
Reason (R) : The Supreme Court strikes down a decision of competent authority on ground of ‘extraneous consideration’ and ‘improper purpose’.
– 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. What is the objective of the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act, 2013 ?
– To investigate the charges of corruption against public and private companies.
– To substitute the Central Vigilance Commission by the institution of Lokpal.
– To repeal the Lokayukta and establish Lokpal.
– To inquire into allegations of corruption against public functionaries.

Q. Which of the following declarations relating to assets and liabilities by a public servant are to be made under the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act, 2013 ? Answer by using the codes given below :
a. Assets of which he, his spouse and his dependent children are jointly or severally, owner or beneficiary.
b. Assets of which he, his parents and children are owner or beneficiary.
c. His liabilities and that of his spouse and his dependent children.
d. His liabilities and that of his spouse, parents and children.
– (a) and (b)
– (c) and (d)
– (a) and (c)
– (b) and (d)

Q. Which one of the following statements is incorrect ?
– In Jurisprudence we are concerned to derive rules from authority and apply them to problems.
– In Jurisprudence we are concerned to reflect on the nature of legal rules.
– In Jurisprudence we are concerned on the underlying meaning of legal concepts.
– In Jurisprudence we are concerned on the essential features of legal systems.

Q. Which of the following requisites are necessary to be fulfilled for a custom to be valid source of law ?
(a) Reasonableness, antiquity and conformity with statute law.
(b) Immemorial antiquity, conformity with statute law and observance as of right.
(c) Specificity, efficacy and reasonableness.
– (a) and (c) only
– (a), (b) and (c) all
– (b) and (c) only
– (a) and (b) only

Q. Read the Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and give the correct answer with the help of codes given below :
Assertion (A) : Judges must follow authoritative precedents.
Reason (R) : Authoritative precedents derive their authority from basic postulate of the legal system itself.
– 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. Read the Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and give the correct answer using the codes given below :
Assertion (A) : A person in possession of a thing is deemed to be the owner of the thing possessed.
Reason (R) : Possession is as good as ownership.
– 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. Read the Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and give the correct answer with the help of codes given below :
Assertion (A) : A claim to recover a debt barred by lapse of time is an imperfect right.
Reason (R) : The statute of limitations does not provide that after a certain time a debt shall become extinct.
– 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. The fundamental principle of legal positivism is to draw a clear cut demarcation between law and morals, between law as it is and law as ought to be wherein the former is essential in the nature of ‘command’ and latter being merely :
– routine and normal
– persuasive and non-obligatory
– non-persuasive and obligatory
– directive and non-persuasive

Q. Which one of the following is not a theory of corporate personality ?
– Fiction theory
– Will theory
– Realist theory
– Bracket theory

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

List-I (Theory)
(a) Interest theory of legal rights
(b) Realist theory of corporate personality
(c) Doctrine of social solidarity
(d) Doctrine of social engineering

List-II (Jurist associated with)
(i) Duguit
(ii) Ihering
(iii) Gierke
(iv) Pound

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

Q. Doli Capax is the principle which decides –
– Immunity from punishment as there is no understanding of the consequences.
– That there was discern between good and evil for which punishment would be justified.
– Proof of innocence would ipso facto be an answer for imposing a sentence.
– Before punishing a person his immaturity of intellect is to be assessed.

Q. The law is clear that consent of the party becomes immaterial when the very act itself is unlawful. In which of the cases there could be an exception ?
– Prize fight
– Advantage taken in a game of fencing
– Aiding and abetting in a game of boxing
– Negligent while sky-diving

UGC NET Law 2020 & 2021 - 100 Mock Tests Series & Previous Question Papers

  • Mock Tests include comprehension based questions - introduced in Dec 2019 exam
  • Law Subjects Overview Material covering important topics and concepts - PDF Book
  • Previous Question Papers with Answer Keys - From 2004 till 2019
  • 50 Full Length Mock Tests - New Pattern Paper II, with 100 questions each
  • 50 Mini Practice Mock tests - with 25 questions each
  • Unlimited Practice - New Questions in every mock test with every attempt
  • Answer choices of all questions shuffled randomly for better practice
  • Database of over 9500 MCQs covering the entire syllabus
  • Includes new comprehension based questions
  • Questions & Answer Choices randomly shuffled in every attempt for better practice
  • Accessible 24 x 7 via Smart-Phone browsers and Desktops
Authentic Feedback from previous exam users :

"Just wanted to let you know that I have cleared JRF with 99.99th percentile. Thank you for all your help and support that made it possible. " - Kanchan Yadav

"Thank you so much for the UGC NET test series. I finally qualified the exam. It was possible because of the mock test series provided by your team." - Robin Jaiswal

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