GK Quiz on Writs and their Scope & Public Services Commission

26-FEB-2016 10:12

    Dear Students, the GK Team of Jagran Josh is presenting you a set of 10 MCQs based Writs and their Scope & Public Services Commission. These MCQs will help you a lot in the upcoming exams. So go through this quiz and prepare yourself for all the upcoming exams.

    1. Which of the following writs is said to be a guarantor of personal freedom?

    (a) Mandamus

    (b) Habeas Corpus

    (c) Quo warranto

    (d) Certiorari

    2. Which of the following writs can be used against a person believed to be holding a public office to which he is not entitled to?

    (a) Habeas Corpus

    (b) Mandamus

    (c) Prohibition

    (d) Quo warranto

    3. The power to issue writs by the Supreme Court has been envisaged under which of the following articles?

    (a) Article 226

    (b) Article 32

    (c) Article 31

    (d) Article 25

    4. Which of the following writs can been issued to force a public authority to     perform a public or statutory duty?

    (a) Prohibition

    (b) Quo warranto

    (c) Mandamus

    (d) Habeas Corpus

    5. Match the names of writs in list I with their meanings in list II.

    Name of the writ                Meaning of the writ

    List I                                       List II

    1. Habeas Corpus             A. To command

    2. Mandamus                    B. By what warrant

    3. Certiorari                      C. You should have the body

    4. Quo Warranto              D. To inform

    (a) 1-B; 2-D; 3-A; 4-C

    (b) 1-B; 2-A; 3-D; 4-C

    (c) 1-C; 2-D;3-A; 4-B

    (d) 1-C;2-A; 3-D; 4-B

    Q6. The chairman and the members of the State Civil Service Commission are appointed by which of the following?

    (a) President

    (b) Governor

    (c) Chief Justice Of India

    (d) Chief Justice of High Court

    Q7. What is the age of retirement of member of a Union Public Service Commission?

    (a) 65 yr

    (b) 64 yr

    (c) 63 yr

    (d) 62 yr

    Q8. Who can remove the services of a member of Union Public Service Commission?

    (a) President

    (b) Governor of the state

    (c) Parliament

    (d) Law Minister

    Q9. Which of the following statement is incorrect?

    (a) The age retirement of a member of state public service commission is 65 years.

    (b) Only lower house of the Indian parliament has the right to start an all India service.

    (c) The term of a member of a public service commission is 6 yr.

    (d) The chairman of the state service commission is eligible for appointment as the chairman or member of the Union Public Service Commission.

    Q 10. Which of the following statement is incorrect (in terms of functions of the public service commission)?

    1. To conduct examinations for the appointment  to the services of the state & union

    2. To advice on any matter so referred to them and on any other matter which the president or the governor of a state may refer to the appropriate commission.

    3. To give directions to the home ministry regarding the appointment of the candidates.

    (a) 1, 2

    (b) 2, 3

    (c) Only 3

    (d) Only 2
























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