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The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 - MCQ

Updated: Sep 25, 2021

CR.PC 1973 - MCQ

1. In the Indian Constitution Criminal Procedure is included in:

(a) Concurrent List


c) State List

(d) Either (a) or (b)

2. The Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 came into force on :

(a) Is 1 April 1973

(b) 1st April 1974

(c) 1st June 1973

(d) Isl June 1974

3. Maximum sentence of fine C.J.M. can impose is :

(a) 25,000

(b) 50,000

(c) 10,000

(d) no limit

4. Which of the following courts has power to award death sentence

(a) Assistant sessions court

(b) Court of chief Judicial Magistrate

(c) Court of sessions

(d) Court of Metropolitan Magistrate

5. The maximum sentence of imprisonment a C.J.M. can impose:

(a) 3 years

(b) 7 years

(c) 10 years

(d) No limit

6. The new chapter incorporated by the Criminal Law (Amendment) 2005, is :

(a) XXIA


(c) XXII A

(d) XXIV A

7. Provisions of the criminal procedure code other those relating to chapter VIII, X and XI do not apply to

(a) Manipur state.

(b) State of Tripura.

(c) State of Nagaland,

(d) State of Jartsmu and Kashmir,

8. The Criminal Law Amendment Act, 2013 provides liability of hospitals whether public or private for providing medical treatment to victims of acid attack and rape under section:

(a) 357 A

(b) 357 B

(c) 357 C

(d) All of the above

9. Plea bargaining is introduced in India by:

(a) The Amendment Act of 1980

(b) The Criminal Law Amendment Act. 2005

(c) The Criminal Law Amendment Act, 2013

(d) None of the above

10. Cognizable offence under IPC has been defined

(a) under section 2(a) of Cr.P.C.

(b) under section 2(c) of Cr.P.C.

(b) under section 2(i) of Cr.P.C.

(c) under section 2(1) of Cr.P.C.

11. In a cognizable case under IPC, the police has the

(a) authority to arrest a person without warrant

(b) authority to investigate the offence without permission of the Magistrate

(a) BOTH (a) or (b)

(b) Either (a) or (b).

12) In a cognizable under IPC, the police will have all the powers to

(a) Investigate EXCPET the power to arrest without warrant

(b) Investigate including the power to arrest without warrant

(c) Investigate and arrest without a warrant only after seeking permission from the Magistrate

13) As given in Criminal Procedure Code, the offence of rape is

(a) Non-cognizable and non-bailable

(b) Cognizable and bailable

(c) Non-cognizable and bailable

(d) Cognizable and Non-cognizable

14) Section 6 of the Cr. P.C. defines:

(a) Complaint

(b) investigation

(c) classes of criminal courts

(d) Investigation None of the above

15) A Magistrate has the power under Cr. P.C. to direct the police to investigate into

(a) a non-cognizable offence

(b) a cognizable offence

(c) only a non-cognizable offence, as in a cognizable offence the police is under a duty to investigate

(d) both (a) and (b).

16) Non-cognizable offence has been defined

(a) under Section 2(a)

(b) under section 2 (c)

(c) under section 2(i)

(d) under section 2(l)

17) Under the Scheme of Criminal Procedure non-cognizable offences are

(a) public wrongs

(b) private wrong

(c) both public and private wrongs

(d) None of the above.

18) A first Information Report under section 154, Cr.Pc. relates to commission of

(a) Non cognizable offence.

(b) Cognizable offence.

(c) Both cognizable and non-cognizable offence

(d) Non bailable offence

19) Who can record F. l. R.?

(a) officer in charge of police station

(b) Executive Magistrate

(c) Judicial Magistrate

(d) None-of the above

20) In absence of special order of magistrate and excluding the time necessary for journey from place of arrest to the court, no person arrested without warrant can be detained in police custody for a period.

(a) Exceeding twenty four hours.

(b) Exceeding twelve hours.

(c)Exceeding thirty six hours.

(d)Exceeding ten hours.

21) The proceedings for collection of evidence conducted by a police officer under Cr. P.C. is called :

(a) Inquiry

(b) Local Inspection

(c) Investigation

(d) Judicial proceeding

23. The object of investigation is :

(a) To arrest the accused

(b) To punish the accused

(c) To collect evidence against the accused

(d) None of the above

24. An investigation into an offence cannot be conducted by:

(a) Magistrate

(b) A person authorized by a magistrate other than a police officer

(c) Both (a) and (b)

(d) None of these

25. An inquiry into the apparent cause of death is called :

(a) Post Mortem Examination

(b) Investigation

(c) Mahazar

(d) Inquest

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