30 Important Questions for Judiciary Prelims Legal GK


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Judiciary Prelims Legal GK
1Who was the first woman judge of the International Court of Justice?
Dame Rosalyn Higgins
2Balaji Raghwan v. Union of India AIR 1996 SC 770 is related to which article of the Constitution?
Article 18 of the Indian Constitution
3Medha Kotwal Lele v. UOI 2012 SC case is related to which issue?
Implementation of Sexual Harassment at the workplace guidelines
4Right to Privacy is part of which fundamental right?
Article 21 of the Indian Constitution
5Which judgment of the Supreme Court in 1992 upheld OBC reservations while separating the creamy layer?
Indira Sawhney v. Union of India AIR 1993 SC 477
6Who was the first Attorney General of India?
M.C Setalvad
7Who is the current president of the National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission?
Hon’ble Mr. Justice R. K. Agrawal
8How many Fundamental Duties are listed in Article 51-A of the Constitution of India?
11 Fundamental Duties
9Who was the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
Late Hon’ble Mr. Justice Harilal Jekisundas Kania
10In ADM Jabalpur v. Shivkant Shulka which judge gave the dissenting judgment that cost him the CJI position?
Late Hon’ble Mr. Justice Hans Raj Khanna
11Who was the first female Judge of the Supreme Court of India?
Late Hon’ble Ms. Justice M. Fathima Beevi
12Who is the first female Judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan?
Ayesha Malik
13Who is the first election commissioner of India?
Mr. Sukumar Sen
14Who was the first Law Minister of Independent India?
Dr. B.R Ambedkar
15Which Chief Justice of India had the shortest tenure in office?
Late Hon’ble Mr. Justice K.N. Singh
16Which Chief Justice of India had the longest tenure in office?
Late Hon’ble Mr. Justice Y.V Chandrachud
17Which was the largest bench of the Supreme Court ever constituted?
A 13 judges Bench (Keshavananda Bharti v. the State of Kerala).
18Number of minimum judges in a Constitutional Bench are
19Which Supreme Court Judge will take oath as 50th Chief Justice of India?
Hon’ble Mr. Justice D.Y Chandrachud
20In the case of Swapnil Tripathi v Union of India Supreme Court allowed live streaming of what kind of matters?
All public interest litigation
21The Supreme Court is open to the general public on which day?
22104th Amendment in the Constitution is related to which article?
Article 334 (Reservation of seats and special representation to cease after a certain period.
23Who received V.R Krishna Iyer Award 2021?
Dhyanchand Carr and Gnanasoundari
24Sachar Committee constituted in 2005 was for which purpose?
Study the social, economic, and educational condition of Muslims in India
25Who is the current chairman of NHRC (National Human Rights Commission)
Arun Mishra
26After Hon’ble Mr. Justice N.V Ramana, who will become CJI in 2022?
Hon’ble Mr. Justice U U Lalit.
27Audi Alterum Partem means
Listen to the other side or let the other side be heard as well.
28Which case is related to protection against handcuffing?
Prem Shanker vs Delhi Administration AIR 1980 SC 1535
29Hicklin Test under article 19(1) is related to
Decency and morality
30Within how many weeks a woman can get an abortion in India?
All pregnancies within 20 weeks. 24 weeks for special categories of pregnant women such as rape or incest survivors.

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