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1. When did the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of India constituted?

a) 1990

b) 1991

c) 1992

d) 1993

2. Who is the current chairman of the National Human Rights Commission?

(a) Justice A.S. Anand

(b) Justice H.L. Dattu

(c) Justice S. Rajendra Babu

(d) Justice K. Balakrishnan

3. National Human Rights Commission is a ……

(a) Statutory body

(b) Constitutional body

(c) Multilateral institution

(d) Both a and c

4. Which of the following statements is NOT correct about the National Human Rights Commission?

(a) It was established in 1993.

(b) In the cases of human rights violation, the Commission has no right to punish the culprit

(c) The Chairman and members of this Commission are appointed by the Supreme Court of India

(d) The Commission sends its annual report to the Central Government and State Governments

5. What is tenure of the chairman of the National Human Rights Commission?

(a) 5 years or upto 62 years of age

(b) 5 years or upto 65 years of age

(c) 6 years or upto 65 years of age

(d) 5 years or upto 70 years of age

6. Who of the following is not included in the Committee constituted for the appointment of the Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission?

(a) President

(b) Prime Minister

(c) Lok Sabha Speaker

(d) Leader of the main opposition party

7. Which of the following is not the function of the National Human Rights Commission?

(a) To interfere in the proceedings related to any human rights violation case pending in the court

(b) Protecting human rights of prisoners

(c) To provide Economic compensation to any human rights violation victim

(d) Promoting research in the field of human rights

8. Who of the following has never been appointed as the chairman of the National Human Rights Commission?

(a) Justice K. G. Balakrishnan

(b) Justice S. Rajendra Babu

(c) Justice A. S. Anand

(d) Justice P. Sathasivam

9. Where is the headquarter of the National Human Rights Commission?

(a) Delhi

(b) Mumbai

(c) Ahmedabad

(d) Kolkata

10. Who can be appointed as the chairman of the National Human Rights Commission?

(a) Any sitting judge of the Supreme Court

(b) Any retired Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

(c) Any person appointed by the President

(d) Retired Chief Justice of any High Court

11. Which of the following are moral principles that describe certain standards of human behavior and are regularly protected as legal rights?

a) National rights

b) Human rights

c) Women rights

d) Men rights

12. When did the Universal Declaration of Human Rights created?

a) 1947

b) 1948

c) 1949

d) 1950

13. Which is the world’s first charter of human rights?

a) The Cyrus Cylinder

b) The Constitution of Media

c) Bill of Rights

d) The Magna Carta

14. Which one of the following played an important role in international human rights law?

a) World war

b) Economic summit

c) The United Nations

d) Treaty of Baskerville

15. When changes have been made in the National Human Rights Commission Act?

(a) 2001

(b) 1999

(c) 2006

(d) 2016

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