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Legal Current Affairs Questions for Judiciary Exams 2023

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : January 12, 2023


Reader's Digest: When going through Legal Current Affairs questions, remember that you are preparing for your prelims and interview rounds. Therefore, keeping yourself updated with the latest global news is essential! 

When preparing Legal Current Affairs Questions, make sure you cover both national and international issues.

The following are some of the important current affairs topics for the civil judge exam:

  • Latest amendments by the government
  • Any news about the law which is disposed of or omitted
  • India's national and international issues
  • Newly framed committees
  • Reviews from Judicial officers
  • Latest appointments in judicial services
  • Landmark cases

If you want to solve sample questions, here's a guide offering questions and advice from our experts to help you ace your preparations. 

Current Legal Knowledge Updates for Judiciary Exams

Knowing the latest developments in the country regarding legal issues is essential, as these questions will appear in prelims, and your interviewer will throw several questions at you in the last round. 

Here is the list of the latest Legal Current Affairs you need to be aware of to enhance your Judiciary Exam Preparation

  • NTPC will begin commercial operation of 74 MW capacity at Fatehgarh solar project from midnight of March 4 2022. 
  • With the latest Russo - Ukraine war, NATO's chief Stoltenberg says no-fly zone over Ukraine.
  • The government has incorporated new rules under the "Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Act, 2021, passed in March 2021. Supreme Court gave judgment - Dowry Deaths: Section 304B of IPC
  • Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Rules, 2021 Under the new rules, the gestational limit for termination of pregnancy has been increased from 20 to 24 weeks for special categories of women in India.
  • The Telangana State Election Commission has planned to conduct a dry run of a "Mobile-Based e-voting system".
  • According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, Central Government inked a ceasefire agreement with the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN) Khaplang (K), led by Nikki Sumi.
  • The Madras High Court (HC) has set aside the 2018 notification of the Central government that had fixed a speed of 120 km/ hour as the limit on highways and expressways. 
  • Ministry of Civil Aviation released an "interactive digital airspace map" for flying drones that demarcates areas into different zones for flying drones across India.

Legal Current Affairs Questions for Judiciary Exams

To help have an idea about the type of questions asked in the upcoming judiciary exams, we have provided a few sample questions that are curated from the previous year's Judiciary exam question papers.

Judiciary Mock Tests

Judiciary Mock Tests

Practising these questions will help you understand the difficulty level and increase your final exam speed. See if you can answer them! 

Q. US Supreme Court has held that there is no bar in registering generic ____ as a trademark.

  1. Industrial oil and grease
  2. Surgical, medical, dental and veterinary apparatus and instruments
  3. Telecommunication
  4. Uniform Resource Locator

Q. In Enrica Lexie Incident, the case was taken by Italy to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, Which is formed under ______?

  1. United Nations Convention for the Law of the Sea
  2. Law of Sea Convention
  3. Law of the Sea treaty
  4. All of the above

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Q. Which court has held that there is no absolute immunity for the president from the investigation; and has allowed access to tax records?

  1. US Supreme Court
  2. Indian Supreme Court
  3. Hong Kong High Court
  4. None of the above

Q. Which court has held that Muslim women's Act provisions are not applicable against in-laws?

  1. Supreme Court
  2. Bombay High Court
  3. Delhi High Court
  4. Madhya Pradesh High Court

Q. Which State's High Court Legal Services Committee has conducted the first E-Lok Adalat to settle 2270 cases via video conferencing?

  1. Madhya Pradesh
  2. Chattisgarh
  3. Karnataka
  4. Kerala

Q. Which of the following ordinance (infamously known as the 'Name and Shame' Ordinance) by the Uttar Pradesh Government has been challenged against in Allahabad High Court?

  1. Uttar Pradesh Public and Private Property Damages Recovery Ordinance, 2020
  2. Uttar Pradesh Public Health and Epidemic Diseases Control Ordinance, 2020
  3. Uttar Pradesh Prevention of Cow Slaughter (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020
  4. None of the Above

Q. Which of the following issues are dealt with in Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Rules, 2020, published by the Central Ministry of Social Justice recently?

  1. Application for the issue of a certificate
  2. Procedure and case of identity card
  3. Procedure for issue of a certificate of identity for a change of gender
  4. All of the above

Q. Which state's High Court Legal Services Committee conducted the first Virtual Lok Adalat?

  1. Delhi
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Telangana
  4. Karnataka

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Q. With which of the following issues did D.K. Basu v. State of West Bengal deal?

  1. Safeguards for arrested persons
  2. Safeguards for unorganized workers
  3. Safeguards against sexual exploitation
  4. Safeguards for children

Q. The age of retirement of a Judge of a High Court in India is

  1. 65
  2. 62
  3. 60
  4. 58

Q. Which High Court has held that Covid 19 test is not compulsory for all pregnant women before delivery?

  1. Madhya Pradesh
  2. Bombay
  3. Delhi
  4. Calcutta

Q. Which High Court has unveiled its Domestic and International Arbitration Center?

  1. Chattishgarh
  2. Madhya Pradesh
  3. Kerala
  4. Bombay

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