INDIAN POLITICAL SCIENCE OBJECTIVE QUESTIONS

1. Find which of the following is NOT correct?
(a) There shall be separate charge for distinct offences
(b) Court may alter or add charge any time before the pronouncement of judgment
(c) Any number of offences of same kind in a year can be charged together
(d) Offences are of same kind when they are punishable with same amount of punishment

2. Which one of the following statements is NOT correct in relation to documentary evidence?
(a) Oral accounts of the contents of document is secondary evidence
(b) A counterpart is a primary evidence against a person who has not signed it
(c) Where a document is executed in several parts, each part is primary evidence
(d) A document must be proved by its primary evidence except where a party is entitled to
give secondary evidence thereof

3. An accused can be discharged by the:
(a) Magistrate who takes the cognizance.
(b) Police.
(c) Court which has competence to try the case.
(d) Chief Judicial Magistrate or Court of Sessions.
4. No Judge or Magistrate can be compelled to answer any question as to his own conduct in Court
as such Judge or Magistrate except upon the special order of:
(a) High Court.
(b) Supreme Court.
(c) Court to which he is subordinate.
(d) Court having administrative control over him.

5. The compounding of an offence as per Section 320 of the Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 shall
have the effect of:
(a) dropping of Charge.
(b) conviction.
(c) acquittal.
(d) discharge.

6. The question of proving a document arises when its execution is denied by the adverse party. In
such a case, a public document can be proved:
(a) by other witnesses who have seen the contents of document where attesting witnesses have died or not found or have become incapable.
(b) in the Court by producing oral evidence, as oral accounts of contents of document.
(c) as an attested document by attesting witnesses.
(d)  by its certified copy under Section 77 of the Indian Evidence Act 1872.

7. Plea bargaining is permitted where:
(a) punishment provided is imprisonment for more than seven years.
(b) offence is under Section 153 and 160 of the Indian Penal Code.
(c) offence is related to the Cinematograph Act, 1952.
(d) offence is committed against a woman or a child under fourteen years of age.

8. Section 101 of the Indian Evidence Act 1872, states that whoever desires the Court to give judgment as to any legal right or liability dependent on existence of facts which he asserts must prove the existence of that fact. This means that:
(a) burden of proving is a legal responsibility of a party willing to have favourable judgment
from the Court.
(b) proving of a fact means proving it beyond doubt.
(c) burden of proof is always on the plaintiff in a civil case.
(d) under Section 101 of the said Act, burden of proof is always on the first party to a case whether civil or criminal.

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