Q. With reference to the Constitution Bench in the Supreme Court, consider the following statements;
1.A Constitution Bench is a bench of the Supreme Court having five or more judges on it.
2.The minimum number of judges for the interpretation of the Constitution was mentioned in the Constitution.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] .2 only

[C] .Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: C
Notes:

Statement 1 is correct: A Constitution Bench is a bench of the Supreme Court having five or more judges on it.

Statement 2 is correct: Article 145(3) says that the minimum number of Judges who are to sit for the purpose of deciding any case involving a substantial question of law as to the interpretation of this Constitution or for the purpose of hearing any reference under Article 143 shall be five.

Source: The Hindu