Updated On : April 20, 2023
Readers' Digest: Judiciary exams tend to have a lengthier syllabus than any other competitive exam. This makes it difficult to adapt a similar strategy for all the state judiciary exams. However, you can rely on the Code of Criminal Procedure topic for both Prelims and Mains for the Civil Judge exam.
Preparing the CrPC section can be overwhelming if you are a beginner. We have prepared a strategic list of the most critical questions from the Code of Criminal Procedure for the upcoming Judiciary exams 2023.
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CrPC holds utmost significance in the Civil Judge exams. Knowing essential questions for the Judiciary Preliminary examination will add four golden stars to your preparation.
Read the article to stay updated with the critical CrPC questions for judiciary preparation.
Analyzing the previous year's trends, around 30 questions were asked in the preliminary examination of the Delhi Judiciary. So, the CrPC section holds 15% weightage in the Prelim exam.
Refer to important questions in the Code of Criminal Procedure for Judiciary Preparation of Delhi.
Question 1) Who may record any confession or a statement made by him during an investigation?
(a) Any senior police officer
(b) Judicial Magistrate having jurisdiction
(c) Executive magistrate
(d) Any judicial magistrate
Question 2) Compounding an offence under the provisions of the Code in a criminal case when the charge was framed results in:
(a) Acquittal of accused
(b) Discharge of accused
(c) Release only
(d) Case filed only
Question 3) An inquest report must contain the following:
(a) Names of accused
(b) Apparent cause of death
(c) Details of the weapons
(d) Details of the incident
Question 4) Under section 428, the period of detention undergone by a convict cannot be set off during:
(a) Investigation of the case
(b) Trial of the case
(c) Enquiry of the case
(d) Another case
Question 5) Under section 357A (2) CrPC, which authority is authorized to decide the quantum of compensation?
(a) Sessions judge
(b) Chief Judicial Magistrate
(c) District magistrate
(d) State or district legal services authority
Question 6) A victim cannot file an appeal against any judgment passed by the Court:
(a) Where the Court acquits the accused.
(b) Where the court convicts for a lesser offence.
(c) Where the Court imposes inadequate compensation.
(d) Where the Court imposes an inadequate sentence.
Question 7) Under section 313 of the Code, the purpose of examination of the accused is:
(a) To enable the accused personally to explain any circumstances appearing in the evidence against him
(b) To enable the accused to know his defence.
(c) To enable the accused to know about the charges
(d) All of the above
Question 8) Where it appears to the Court that the accused do not have sufficient means to engage a pleader, the Court shall assign a pleader for his defence at the state's expense. This provision is in the following:
(a) Section 104
(b) Section 144
(c) Section 303
(d) Section 304
Question 9) Any public prosecutor or assistant public prosecutor in charge of a case may withdraw from the prosecution of any person before the judgment is pronounced. For this, he has to take consent to the following:
(a) Central government
(b) State government
(d) All of the three.
Question 10) Under the criminal procedure code, 1973, who shall record the information of rape being given by a rape victim?
(a) Officer-in-charge of the police station
(b) Deputy superintendent of police
(c) Officer not below the rank of a sub-inspector
(d) Woman police officer or any woman officer
CrPC holds a significant weightage of 40 marks in the Mains paper of the Chhattisgarh Civil Judge exam. A good knowledge CrPC section is required in the Judgment Writing Paper of CGPCS J. Knowing important CRPC questions for judiciary preparation can boost your score incredibly.
Here are the most crucial past year questions from the Code of Criminal Procedure for Chhattisgarh Judiciary Preparation.
Question 1) Under CrPC, a magistrate first class may order to make a monthly allowance for the maintenance at the monthly rate of?
(a) Five hundred rupees
(b) Three thousand rupees
(c) Five thousand rupees
(d) As the Magistrate thinks fit
Question 2) Under CrPC, an application for plea bargaining can be filed by
(c) Investigating officer
(d) Public prosecutor
Question 3) When the person who would otherwise be competent to compound an offence under section 320 of CrPC is dead, then
(a) Legal representative of such person as defined in the Code of criminal procedure. 1973 can compound the offence with the permission of the Court
(b) Any alive eyewitness can compound offence
(c) Offence cannot be compounded after the death of the person
(d) Legal representative of such person as defined in the Code of civil procedure. 1908. Can compound the. Offence with the consent of the Court
Question 4) Under section 41C of CrPC, the state government shall establish a police control room:
(a) Only at the district level
(b) Only at the state level
(c) Only at the commissioner level
(d) At the state and district level
Question 5) Which provision of CrPC deals with the power of revision of the High Court:
(a) Section 398
(b) Section 399
(c) Section 400
(d) Section 401
Question 6) Which section of CrPC defines cognizable offence?
(a) Section 2(a)
(b) Section 2(b)
(c) Section 2(c)
(d) Section 2(d)
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Question 7) For the Code of criminal procedure, 1973, who from amongst the following may determine the language of each Court in the state other than the High Court?
(a) The High Court of the state
(b) The Supreme Court of India
(c) The state government
(d) The legislative assembly of the state
Question 8) In a summons case, when the accused appears or is brought before the Magistrate, it shall not be necessary to:
(a) State the particulars of the offence of which he is accused
(b) Ask whether he pleads guilty
(c) Ask whether he has any defence to make
(d) Frame a formal charge
Question 9) If it appears to the Magistrate that the offence complained of is triable exclusively by the Court of the session, he, under section 202 CrPC, postpones the issue of process against the accused:
(a) Shall commit the case to the Court of session
(b) May direct an investigation to be made by a police officer
(c) Shall call upon the complainant to produce all his witnesses and examine them on oath
(d) Shall return the complaint for presentation before the Court of session
Question 10) A charge is framed by the Magistrate based on the following:
(a) Police report
(b) Statements recorded u/s. 161 CrPC
(c) Police report and documents sent with it
(d) Documents produced by the prosecution as well as the accused
Based on an in-depth analysis of the past year's papers for the CRPC questions for judiciary preparation for the MP Civil Judge exam, you can expect about 15 questions for the CrPC section.
Read the previous year's Code of Criminal Procedure questions for MP Civil Judge Preparation.
Question 1) Section 436A of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, provides for the grant of bail to an accused pending trial if:
(a) He has undergone detention for a one-fourth period of imprisonment specified for the offence for which he is being tried
(b) He has undergone detention for a one-third period of imprisonment specified for the offence for which he is being tried.
(c) He has undergone detention for a one-half period of imprisonment specified for the offence for which he is being tried.
(d) (a) and (b) above
Question 2) Which of the following sections of the criminal procedure code, 1973 provides that "no judge or magistrate shall try any case in which he is personally interested"?
(a) Sec. 478
(b) Sec. 477
(c) Sec. 479
(d) Sec. 481
Question 3) Under the criminal procedure code, 1973, what is the period of limitation prescribed for taking cognizance of an offence punishable with imprisonment for a term exceeding 3 years?
(a) 3 years
(b) 2 years
(c) 5 years
(d) No limit on the period prescribed
Question 4) Under the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, if a Police Officer arrests a person without a warrant, whether such person has been admitted to bail or otherwise, the officer-in-charge of the police station shall report to:
(a) The District Magistrate only
(b) The sub-divisional Magistrate only
(c) The District Magistrate or if he so directs. to the Sub-divisional Magistrate
(d) The Judicial Magistrate having jurisdiction
Question 5) Recently, in one of the following cases, the Supreme Court has given directions for the medical treatment of the victim of an acid attack.
(a) State of MP vs Madan Lal
(b) Laxmi vs Union of India
(c) Jaguar Singh vs the State of Haryana
(d) None of the above
Question 6) Which of the following statements is wrong:
(a) Oath may be administered to an accused before her examination under section 313 CrPC
(b) Accused can refuse to answer any question when he is examined under section 313 CrPC
(c) Accused can be put in any question by the Court at any trial stage.
(d) Evidence that incriminates the accused has to be put to them by the Court.
Question 7) Under the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, what is the effect of a trial conducted in the wrong place?
(a) Vitiate itself
(b) Vitiate if caused the failure of justice
(c) Seriousness has to be seen
(d) Is to be referred to Session Judge
Question 8) Under the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, is an accused a competent witness in his defence?
(a) On his request in writing
(b) On mere oral request
(c) With the leave of the Court of Session
(d) With the leave of CMJ only
Question 9) Which Section of the Code of Criminal Procedure protects the Armed Forces members from arrest?
(a) Section 41
(b) Section 45
(c) Section 46
(d) Section 50
Question 10) Under section 216 of CrPC, the Court has the power to:
(a) Add to the charge(s) already framed
(b) Alter the charge(s) already framed
(c) Neither to alter nor to add to the charge already framed
(d) Add to and alter the charge both
Code of Criminal Procedure can boost your rank in HPSC J. There is a separate Paper 2 of the Criminal Law in Haryana Civil Judge exam.
Go through the most critical questions in the Code of Criminal Procedure for Haryana Judiciary Preparation.
Question 1) For constituting double jeopardy,
(a) The person should have been tried by a court of competent jurisdiction
(b) He should have been convicted
(c) He should have been acquitted
(d) None of these
Question 2) A police officer may arrest somebody accused of an offence.
(a) To prevent such a person from committing any further offence
(b) For proper investigation of the case
(c) To prevent tampering with evidence
(d) For all the above reasons
Question 3) For recording a confession, the Magistrate should
(a) Get that person arrested
(b) Summon the complainant
(c) Inform such a person about the accusation against him
(d) Inform such a person that he is not bound to make a confession
Question 4) Under section 142 of CrPC, a magistrate is empowered to issue:
(a) Injunction pending inquiry
(b) Show cause notice
(c) Notice of forfeiture of property
(d) Order for local inspection
Question 5) Which of the following convictions is appealable?
(a) Conviction by a high court in a case wherein the accused pleaded guilty.
(b) Conviction in petty cases by the High Court with a sentence of 4 months imprisonment.
(c) Conviction in petty cases by the Court of the session with a sentence of 4 months imprisonment.
(d) Conviction in petty cases passed by a first-class magistrate only with a fine of one hundred rupees.
Question 6) In which of the following trial hearings of the accused on sentence is not necessary for CrPC?
(a) Trial before the sessions court
(b) Trial of warrant case
(c) Trial of summons case
(d) Trial of exceptional cases
Question 7) Which of the following sections of CrPC provides that Court not alter judgment after signing on to it?
(a) Sec. 360
(b) Sec. 361
(c) Sec. 362
(d) Sec. 462
Question 8) Which one of the following sections of the CrPC examination of a witness in the absence of the accused can be done under
(a) Sec. 299
(b) Sec. 321
(c) Sec. 224
(d) Sec. 301
Question 9) Under the criminal procedure code, the victim may appeal
(a) Against an order imposing inadequate compensation
(b) Against an order for convicting for a lesser offence
(c) Against acquittal
(d) All of these
Question 10) Under the criminal procedure code, which factor is not relevant for consideration of bail?
(a) Possibility of absconding the accused
(b) Gravity of offence
(c) Economic status of informer victim
(d) All of these
You can expect around 9-11 questions from the Code of Criminal Procedure in the RJS exam. Therefore, CRPC questions for judiciary preparation can push your rank.
The most critical questions in the CrPC for Rajasthan Judiciary Preparation are mentioned below.
Question 1) The trial relates to an offence under section 376 IPC shall, as far as possible, be completed within a period of
(a) Two months from the date of filing of the charge sheet.
(b) Six months from the date of filing of the charge sheet.
(c) One year from the date of filing of the charge sheet.
(d) None of these.
Question 2) No person shall be appointed as a public prosecutor for the district unless his name appears in the panel of names prepared by
(a) Sessions Judge
(b) High Court
(c) District Magistrate
(d) Superintendent of Police
Question 3) The main characteristic of the Code of Criminal Procedure is
(a) Empowerment of an executive magistrate with "judicial" power
(b) Separation of the legislature from the executive
(c) Separation of the executive from the Judiciary
(d) Separation of revenue work from executive
Question 4) Classes of Criminal Courts are Section
(a) Session court
(b) Executive Magistrate
(c) Judicial magistrate
(d) All of these
Question 5) Population for metropolitan areas should be more than
(a) One million
(b) Two million
(c) 10 Lakhs
(d) 0.2 million
Question 6) Which section defines a Special Judicial Magistrate?
(a) Section 12
(b) Section 13
(c) Section 14
(d) Section 15
Question 7) Which of the following sentences may be passed by a second-class state?
(a) Imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years
(b) Imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year
(c) Imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months
d) Only a fine not exceeding five thousand rupees
Question 8) Which of the following statements is wrong? If a person forcibly resists Endeavour to arrest the police officer, may......?
(a) Use all the means necessary to effect the arrest
(b) Cause the death of such a person irrespective of the offence he has committed
(c) Caused the death of such a person accused of murder
(d) Cause the death of such a person accused of culpable homicide not amounting to murder
Question 9) If a person in lawful custody escapes, a person from whose custody he ran may immediately pursue and arrest him.
(a) Within the local limits of the police station concerned
(b) Within the local limits of the district
(c) Within local limits of the state
(d) In any place in India.
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Question 10) Point out the incorrect statement.
(a) In a cognizable offence, any police officer may arrest any person without an order from a Magistrate and a warrant.
(b) A private person may arrest or cause to be controlled any person committing a cognizable offence.
(c) An Executive magistrate may arrest an offender when any offence is committed in his presence and within his jurisdiction.
(d) None of the above is correct.
4-5 questions of 4 marks each are asked from the Code of Criminal Procedure in the Judiciary Mains exam. The CRPC questions for judiciary preparation can give an upper hand.
Take note of the following questions of CrPC to ace the Judiciary Mains Exam.
On average, 4-5 questions are asked from the CrPC section in the Mains paper Madhya Pradesh Civil Judge exam. This topic holds a weightage of 16-20 marks which is more than enough to mark a difference in your final rank.
Here are the most crucial past year questions from the Code of Criminal Procedure for MP Judiciary Preparation.
Question 1) For what offences/ or accused persons is Plea Bargaining under Chapter XXI-A of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 applicable?
Question 2) Describe the guidelines provided under Section 265C of the Code of Criminal Procedure for mutually satisfactory disposition of Criminal cases based on P]ea Bargaining.
Question 3) Distinguish between cognizable and non-cognizable offences.
Question 4) Describe the powers of Criminal Courts to inflict punishments.
Question 5) Frame the charge and write a judgment based on the 40 allegations and evidence given hereunder by analyzing the evidence, keeping in mind the relevant provisions of the concerning law.
Refer to the most critical questions in the Code of Criminal Procedure for Delhi Judiciary Preparation.
Question 1) Can a Sessions Judge make provision for the disposal of any urgent application by the Chief Judicial Magistrate of the district? Would the Magistrate, in such a case, be deemed to have his jurisdiction to deal with such an application?
Question 2) Is an Assistant Sessions Judge subordinate to the Sessions Judge of that Sessions Division? Give reasons for your answer and mention the relevant provision, if any.
Question 3) What are the provisions relating to the Public Prosecutors and Assistant Public Prosecutors under the Criminal Procedure Code? Whether a police officer may be appointed as an assistant public prosecutor?
Question 4) Define and distinguish between the following:
Go through the most critical questions in the Code of Criminal Procedure for Haryana Judiciary Preparation.
Question 1) Discuss the Court's jurisdiction in cases of juveniles as provided under the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973.
Question 2) What provisions have been laid by the Cr.P.C. (Amendment) Act 2005 regarding the Directorate of Prosecution? Discuss.
Question 3) Describe the Constitution and sub-ordination of Criminal Courts. What are the provisions about it in CRPC?
Question 4) Write a short note on the followings:
The most critical questions in the Code of Criminal Procedure for Uttar Pradesh Judiciary Preparation are mentioned below.
Question 1) Explain the law under the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, relating to a sentence in case of conviction of several offences at a trial.
Question 2) Describe the circumstances when a police officer may arrest a person without an order from a Magistrate and a warrant.
Question 3) What are the provisions in the Code for passing a sentence of imprisonment in default of a fine?
Question 4) Define and distinguish between the followings:
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Frequently Asked Questions
What does the Section 93 of CrPC provides for?
Provisions for the search for persons wrongfully confined are provided under which Section?
When should a search warrant be issued?
A search warrant can be issued in these cases; where the Court has reason to believe that a person will not produce the document as required by summoning, where such document or thing is not known to the Court to be in possession of any person, and where the Court considers that the purposes of any inquiry, trial, or another proceeding under this code will be served by a general search or inspection.
Endorsement on the warrant under section 71, what shall the state do?
Endorsement on the warrant under section 71 talks about these - the number of sureties; the amount for which they are respectively bound; and the time at which he is to appear in the Court.
Under which section can an arrested person be searched?