Law Optional Test 4 for UPSC Mains 2017 : Mains Marathon


Friends, We are releasing the 4th Law Optional Test, Mains Marathon Optional Initiative.

You will have around 20 quality Questions each week.

By the end of Mains 2017 you will have a good writing practice, if you follow this initiative diligently. Each week of syllabus is designed in such a way that gives you sufficient opportunity to revise and interlink common areas of syllabus. Ask your friends to join, write answers and check each other’s answers. All the best.

Test 4 : Law Mains Marathon

Q1-  Discuss the concept of Pacta Sunt Servanda as a binding force behind treaty?

Q2- The primary responsibility to maintain peace and security belongs to security council. Nevertheless, General Assembly has played a significant role in dealing with the questions of  international peace and security.Discuss.

Q3-  Can a treaty impose obligations or confer rights on third parties without their consent? Discuss.

Q4-  What do you understand by treaty assignment? Is treaty assignment possible without consent of  State?

Q5- There is a growing convergence between human rights law and international humanitarian law. Discuss how both have contributed to the growth of each of other.

Q6-  What are the various ways to settle international dispute?Discuss with special reference to arbitration.

Q7-  Outline the emerging challenges to conflict regulation around the world.Do you think that there is a need is to move beyond traditional concepts of conflict solving to handle newly emerging  challenges?

Q8-  Objective of International Humanitarian law is not to provide a code of game of war, rather it seeks to circumscribe area and action of armed action to limit its impact.Explain.

Q9-  What is treaty ratification? Ratification is an international act. Explain.

Q10- What is sedition? Examine the sedition law in the light of various controversies erupted in recent times.

Q11-  What is optional clause in ICJ statute?Briefly Discuss the advisory jurisdiction of ICJ.

Q 12-  Compare ICC and ICJ. Do you think ICJ is a weak court?.

Q 13-  Collective self defense is something more than a collection of individual rights of self defense, but another creation altogether. In the light of above statement examine the right of self defense and collective defense.

Q-14-  Distinguish between asylum and extradition. Discuss the difficulties associated with extradition of criminals?

Q 15-   What is the legal mechanism available in India to deal with refugees? Discuss the need to have a refugee law.

Q 16-  How conspiracy is different from abatement by conspiracy? When is an abettor liable to the same extent as the principal offender?

Q17-  Discuss the constitutional validity of 124A of Indian Penal code?Discuss the need to repeal 124A.

Q18-  Distinguish between liability based on common object and common intention.

Q19-  Discuss the legal mechanism available under international humanitarian law to deal with prisoners of war.

Q20-  Briefly mention the reforms needed in UN charter provisions as well as in Security council.

All Mains Marathon Optional Questions are updated in this page.

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