The High Court One Liner Questions & Answers


Question Answer
1 The salaries and allowances of the Judges of the High Court are charged to the – Consolidated Fund of the State
2 The age of retirement of a High Court Judge is – 62 years
3 The number of High Court of Judicature in India is – 25
4 When the Chief Justice of a High Court acts in an administrative capacity, he is subject to –
The writ jurisdiction of any of the other judges of the High Court
5 Which High Court has the Territorial Jurisdiction over the Andaman and Nicobar Islands? Kolkata High Court
6 Who became the Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court in 2008? Rajeev Gupta
7 How many High Courts in India have jurisdiction over more than one State (Union Territories not included)? 3
8 Which High Court has the largest number of Benches? Bombay High Court & Gauhati High Court
9 Which subject comes under the common jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and the High Court? Protection of Fundamental Rights
10 In which petition the judiciary orders Executives to perform their duty? Mandamus
11 Which jurisdiction is not the main jurisdiction of the High Court of a State? Advisory jurisdiction
12 What is issued when the procedure is pending in court? Writ of Prohibition
13 The Writ of Certiorari is issued by a Superior Court –
To an inferior court to transfer the record of proceedings in a case for review
14 Which writ examines the functioning of subordinate courts? Certiorari
15 What is the nature of the dispute of the Babri Mosque/ Ramjanmabhoomi Case before the Allahabad High Court? Title suit
16 According to the Constitution of India the term ‘district judge’ shall not include the – Tribunal judge
17 Acting Judges are appointed in – High Court
18 The term District Judge is mentioned in which Article of the Constitution? Article 233
19 A High Court Judge addresses his letter of resignation to – The President
20 Against which Judge the Rajya Sabha passed the motion of impeachment in 2011, but he resigned to save himself before it could be passed by the Lok Sabha? Justice Soumitra Sen
21 The mobile court in India is the brainchild of – Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
22 Under Preventive Detention, a person can be detained without trial for – Three months
23 Name the Chairman of the ‘Law Commission’ who advocated that One-third of the Judges in each High Court should be from another State. Justice H.R. Khanna