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Quiz on Type of Writs for SSC CGL/ CHSL/ MTS Exams

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Question 1

Writ jurisdiction of the high courts is mentioned in which of the following articles of the Indian constitution?

Question 2

Match List-1 (Writ Name) with List-II (Meaning of Writ) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists-

Question 3

The functioning of sub ordinate courts is examined by which writ?

Question 4

__________ writ is issued by a higher court (High Court or Supreme Court) when a lower court has considered a case going beyond its jurisdiction.

Question 5

Which writ is issued to release a person who has been detained unlawfully?

Question 6

Which of the following "writ" of the High Court or the Supreme Court is issued to restrain a person from holding a public office which he is not entitled to?

Question 7

The appeals from lower courts and writ petitions to the High Courts comes under which of the following article?

Question 8

What is the Habeas corpus writ?

Question 9

What does the writ of habeas corpus mean?

Question 10

A writ of _________ means that the court orders that the arrested person should be presented before it.

Question 11

The writs for enforcement of Fundamental Rights can be issue by______.

Question 12

What does the writ of Certiorari mean?

Question 13

What does the writ of Prohibition mean?

Question 14

Which Article in the Constitution empowers the High Court with the power of writ jurisdictions?

Question 15

What does the writ of ‘Mandamus’ mean?

Question 16

Which Article deals with the Writ jurisdiction?

Question 17

Which among the following statements is/are true?
1) Supreme Courts can issue writs that relate with only the Fundamental Rights of citizens
2) High Courts can issue writs on issues that relate with the Fundamental Rights of citizens as well as for other reasons
3) The jurisdiction with regards to writs is wider for the High Courts as compared to Supreme Court of India
4) The writ jurisdiction of the Supreme Court can be extended by the Parliament, but never decreased

Question 18

Which writ is issued to quash the order already passed by an inferior court or quasi judicial authority?

Question 19

How many types of writ are there in the Indian Constitution?

Question 20

A certiorari writ is issued by the Supreme Court directing which of the following?
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