VTU First Year Engineering (P Cycle) (Semester 1)
Constitution of India & Professional Ethics
December 2015
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(2) Marks are given to the right of every question
(3) Draw neat diagrams wherever necessary

1 An arrested person in to be produced before the Magistrate within
a) 48 hours
b) 36 hours
c) 2 months
d) 24 hours
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2 Who has proposed the ?Doctrine of Rule of Law??
a) Montesqueua
b) Mahatma Gandhi
c) Dr. A.V. Dicey
d) Austin
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3 Directive principle of State Policy (Part ? IV) are included in our Constitution from Articles:
a) 36 to 51
b) 12 to 35
c) 39 to 54
d) 330 to 342
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4 Who was the first chair person of National Human Rights Commissions?
a) Shri Justice M.N. Venkatachaliah
b) Shri Justice Ranganath Mishra
c) Shri A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
d) None of these
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5 To whom the Indian Constitution has given the power of pardon the sentence of Death?
a) Chief Justice of Supreme Court
b) Governor of State Government
c) President of Union Government
d) Both (b) and (c)
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6 What are the provisions which cannot be suspended during National emergency?
a) Arts 14 to 16
b) Arts 20 and 21
c) Arts 29 and 30
Arts 23 and 24
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7 When did the National Human Rights Commission is established in India?
a) 1966
b) 1983
c) 1993
d) 1994
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8 For any violation of Fundamental Rights enshrined under Part-III, the Hight Court or Supreme Court can issue
a) An Ordinance
b) A Notification
c) A Writ
d) A decree
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9 Which one is not the way of misusing truth worthiness?
a) Patenting
b) withholdings information
c) Deliberate information
d) lying
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10 Which part of the Constitution contains provisions regarding the implementation of Panchayat Raj in the Country?
a) The Preamble
b) Part-II dealing with Fundamental Rights
c) Part-IV dealing with directive principles
d) None of these.
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11 The Oath of office to the President of India is administered by
a) The Chief Justice of India
b) The Vice-President of India
c) Attorney ? General of India
d) Prime Minister of India
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12 The Chief Justice and other Judge of the Supreme Court hold office:
a) For life
b) Till the age of 60 years
c) Till the age of 62 years
d) Till the age of 65 years
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13 One of the following is not included under the category of Human Rights:
a) Right to life and liberty
b) Right to Equality
c) Right to dignity
d) Rights of prohibition of employment of children in factories.
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14 Which Court has authorized to decide the cases of violation of Human Rights?
a) Supreme Court
b) High Court
c) Session Court
d) Civil Court
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15 Who is the Presiding officer of the Joint-Session of Parliament?
a) Prime Minister
b) Parliamentary affairs Minister
c) president
d) Speaker
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16 Sexual harassment of a working women is violation of
a) Human Right
b) Fundamental Right
c) Directive principle
d) Fundamental duty
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17 The federal feature of the India Constitution provides for:
a) Distribution of legislative powers between the Union Government and the State Government.
b) Division of powers between the Executive and Judiciary.
c) Distribution of power between the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
d) Distribution of powers between the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
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18 How many members are nominated by the President to the Lok Sabha by the Anglo Indian Community?
a) Two
b) Twelve
c) Twenty
d) One
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19 The main objectives of the Directive principle of State policy are aimed to secure a:
a) Secular State
b) Welfare State
c) Non-religious State
d) State of Integrity
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20 One of the impediments to discharge the responsibility of Engineers is:
a) Interference by Superior officials
b) Political influence
c) Self deception
d) Lack of talent and skill
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21 Who is the appointing authority of the chair person and other member of National Human Rights commission in India?
a) Chief Justice of India
b) President of India
c) Prime Minister of India
d) Union Home Minister
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22 Under which Amendment, a new Article 21-A inserted and it Provides for 'Right to Education' was made a fundamental Right?
a) The 76th Amendment (1994)
b) 86th Amendment (2002)
c) The 91th Amendment (2003)
d) The 42nd Amendment (1976)
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23 Which of the following is not treated as an intellectual property?
a) Patent
b) Copy right
c) Statute
d) Trade mark
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24 The Chief Election Commissioner can be removed from his office before the expiry of term by the:
a) Chief Justice of India
b) Prime Minister on the recommendation of cabinet
c) President on the recommendation of Parliament after the Impeachment.
d) President on the advice of Chief Justice of India.
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25 One of the essential of the Engineering profession is
a) Hardwork
b) Engineering skill
c) Honesty
d) Expert knowledge
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26 The right to life and personal liberty does not include
a) The right to legal aid
b) The Assembly peacefully
c) The right to privacy
d) The right to dignity
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27 73rd and 74th Constitutional Amendments are related to:
a) Land Reforms
b) Anti defection law
c) Local-Self government
d) Extension of reservation to SoS and ST's.
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28 Article 20 provides the protection to the accused on the principle, 'No Person shall be prosecuted and punished for the same offence more than once' is:
a) Ex-Post facto law
b) Multizeo Pardy
c) Double zeo Pardy
d) Acquittance
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29 In an Engineering Professional Ethics, a 'fault-tree' is a method used to
a) Claim compensation
b) fix the liability on Employer
c) Assess the honesty of Engineers
d) Assess the risk involved
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30 The term of member of Rajya Sabha is
a) 5 years
b) 4 years
c) 6 years
d) 3 years
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31 The 'Money Bill' can be introduced only in
a) Cabinet meeting
b) Joint - Session
c) Rajya Sabha
d) Lok Sabha
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32 A Judge of the High Court holds office until he attains the age of
a) 58 years
b) 60 years
c) 62 years
d) 65 years
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33 Which test is to be followed to classify the people into categories or group under the Article 14?
a) Creamy layer
b) Caste or religion
c) Intelligible differential
d) Educational qualification
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34 Stealing of intellectual property means:
a) Cooking
b) Forging
c) Plagiarism
d) Trimmings
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35 'Panchayat Raj', as introduced in 1959, is mainly aimed to
a) Educate the farmers, who are residing at the village
b) Provide rural employment to the village people
c) Promote the working for the upliftment of scheduled caste
d) Develop and to improve the conditions of people by introducing a Self government at the village, taluka and district levels.
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36 The 'Writ of Mandamus' shall not be issued to do their duty, against
a) Public servant
b) President of India
c) International Airport authorities
d) Prime Minister of India
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37 Who appoints the Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission?
a) President
b) Prime Minister
c) Parliament
d) Chief Justice of India.
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38 The head of the City Corporation is
a) Commissioner of Corporation
b) Deputy Commissioner of District
c) Municipal President
d) Mayor
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39 1/3rd of seats are reserved for women in
a) The Cabinet
b) The Vidhan Sabha
c) The Local-Self Government
d) The Lok Sabha
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40 The Supreme Court has original Jurisdiction to decide the
a) Dispute between two or more states
b) Dispute between India and Pakistan
c) Dispute arises at different levels of Self government
d) Criminal cases filed directly to Supreme Court by any citizen.
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