Indian Polity and Constitution MCQs

41. Who among the following can be appointed as ad hoc judges of the Supreme Court?

(A) Only Retired Judges of Supreme Court
(B) Only those qualified for appointed as judge of Supreme Court
(C) Only Retired Judges of High Courts
(D) District judges

Correct Answer: (B) Only those qualified for appointed as judge of Supreme Court

Answer Explanation:
If there is a lack of quorum of the permanent judges to hold or continue any session of the Supreme Court, the Chief Justice of India can appoint a judge of a High Court as an ad hoc judge after consultation with the chief justice of the High Court concerned and with the previous consent of the president.

42. The writ of prohibition issued by the Supreme Court or High court is issued against?

(A) Administrative and judicial authorities
(B) Only Administrative authorities
(C) Judicial or quasi judicial authorities
(D) Govt and administrative authorities

Correct Answer: (C) Judicial or quasi judicial authorities

43. As amended in January 2009, what is paid salary of the Chief Justice of India?

(A) Rs. 70,000
(B) Rs. 100, 000
(C) Rs. 80,000
(D) Rs. 120,000

Correct Answer: (B) Rs. 100, 000

44. The interpretation of the Constitution falls within the domain of the Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court. At least how many members are required for this bench?

(A) 2
(B) 3
(C) 5
(D) 7

Correct Answer: (C) 5

45. Supreme Court shall be a court of record and shall have all the powers of such courts including the power to punish for contempt of itself. Which article says this?

(A) Article 126
(B) Article 128
(C) Article 129
(D) Article 131

Correct Answer: (C) Article 129

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