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CBSE Notes 2011-2012 » Understanding Our Criminal Justice System - Class 8 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)

Understanding Our Criminal Justice System - Class 8 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)


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Question :

Which is not the responsibility ofthe public prosecutor ?


Answer :

To represent the interest ofthe state.
the prosecutor must conduct the prosecution
has to act impartially
also represents the interest of the witness.


Question :

Open court means (mark which is not applicable)


Answer :

hearing of the ease in front of viewers
what is held in the presence of the accused
people can sec the whole proceedings
the policc cannot be present during the proceedings.


Question :

The Supreme Court has laid down a specific procedure that the police have to follow at the time of arrest, interrogation and detention. They are


Answer :

The police officials must cany name and identification tags which arc visible.
A memo of arrest specifying the time and date of the arrest.
The person arrested, detained and interrogated can inform a relative or a friend.
all of the above.


Question :

Fair Trial involves
(A) chargesheet filed by the police and the court gives the copy to the accused.
(B) open court, where everyone can hear the case.
(C) basis of evidence.


Answer :

A, B, D
A, B, C
A, C, D
A, B, C, D


Question :

Article 22 ofthe Constitution and Criminal Law guarantee to every arrested person
(A) The person to be arrested, has to be informed the reason of this arrest at the time of arrest.
(B) The arrested has to be presented before a magistrate, within 24 hours of his arrest
(C) Confessions made, while in police custody, arc not evidences and cannot be used in court.
(D) A boy below the 15 years of age and a woman cannot be called for interrogation to the police station.


Answer :

A, B, C
B, C, D
A, C, D
A, B, C, D


Question :

F.I.R. stands for


Answer :

Further Information Report
First Information Role
First Information Report
First Individual Report


Question :

The four players in criminal justice system are
(A) Policc
(B) Public Prosecutor
(C) DefenceLawycr
(D) The Judge


Answer :

A, B, C
B, C, D
A, C, D
A, B, C, D


Question :

When Shanti was arrested for theft, sub-inspector Rao kept her brother Sushi! in the police custody for two days. It was not legal because (A) The police forcibly kept Sushil in custody. He was not presented with a memo.
(B) fie was abused
(C) He was beaten
(D) They forcibly tried to extract a confession from him Which ofthe options above is correct ?


Answer :

A, B, C
B, C, D
A, C, D
A B, C, D


Question :

Cognizable means


Answer :

Police can arrest the person only after the permission of the magistrate.
Police can arrest a person only after the permission of the court.
A charge or crime for which the policc is entitled to arrest a person without seeking permission ofthe court.
The policc cannot arrest a person on any condition.


Question :

Which of them is not true about the F.I.R. ?


Answer :

The policc begins the investigation after the registration of a F.I.R.
The F.I.R. mentions the date, time, place of the offence.
The is a proscribed form to register an F.I.R.
The complainant may/may not sign the F.I.R.