TNPSC Indian Constitution - Objective Questions and Answers - Part - 14

1. Who curbed the Judicial Review power of Judiciary through Amendment of the Constitution?
(A) State Legislature
(B) Parliament
(C) Council of State
(D) Legislative Council
Answer: B

2. Who restored the Judicial Review power of Judiciary under Indian Constitution?
(A) Supreme Court of India
(B) High Court
(C) Chief Metropolitan Magistrate
(D) District Court
Answer: A

3. In which House, Janta Government failed to secure two-third majority for new clause under Article 368 for introducing referendum for effecting changes in certain logic features of the Constitution?
(A) Legislative Council
(B) State Legislature
(C) State Assembly
(D) Rajya Sabha
Answer: D

4. Who said in his judgement that no part of our Constitution is unamendable?
(A) Allahabad High Court
(B) Calcutta High Court
(C) Madras High Court
(D) Supreme Court of India
Answer: D

5. What was the important landmark judgement regarding amendment of the Constitution (Article 368)
(A) Shankari Prasad vs. Union of India
(B) Golak Nath vs State of Punjab
(C) Kesavananda vs State of Kerala, Minerva Mill vs. Union of India
(D) All the above
Answer: D

6. Which Supreme Court judgement described the basic structure of the Constitution of India for the first time?
(A) Sankari Prasad vs. Union of India
(B) Kesavananda vs. State of Kerala
(C) Indira Gandhi vs. Union of India
(D) Golak Nath vs. State of Punjab
Answer: B

7. How many judges of the Supreme Court were in the Bench to describe the basic structure of the Constitution for the first time in the landmark Judgement Kesavananda vs. State of Kerala?
(A) Article 13
(B) Article 12
(C) Article 14
(D) Article 15
Answer: A

8. Under which Chief Justice of India, the Constitution Bench described the basic structure of the Constitution for the first time?
(A) Mr. Justice J. M. Shelat
(B) Mr. Justice J. S. Verma
(C) Mr. Justice C. J. Sikri
(D) Mr. Justice K. V. Chandrachud
Answer: C

9. In which Supreme Court Judgement, it has been pronounced that Parliament cannot enlarge its own powers by making itself new Constitution?
(A) Sasanka vs. Union of India
(B) Kesavananda vs. State of Kerala
(C) Minerva Mills vs. Union of India
(D) Sankari Prasad vs. Union of India
Answer: C

10. What is the nature of the Indian Constitution?
(A) Rigid Constitution
(B) Flexible Constitution
(C) A & B
(D) None of the above
Answer: C

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