MCQs

Socio-Economic Offences (SEO) MCQ [Part: 3]

  • If a public servant takes gratification other than his legal remuneration in respect of an official act or to influence public servants is liable to—
    • minimum punishment of six months and maximum punishment of three years and fine.
    • minimum punishment of six months and maximum punishment of five years and fine.
    • minimum punishment of three years and maximum punishment of five years and fine.
    • minimum punishment of three years and maximum punishment of seven years and fine.

Answer: d

  • Which section of The Prevention of Corruption Act 1988 deals with the Procedure and powers of special Judge?

A. Section 7 of The Prevention of Corruption Act 1988

B. Section 4 of The Prevention of Corruption Act 1988

C. Section 5 of The Prevention of Corruption Act 1988

D. Section 9 of The Prevention of Corruption Act 1988

Answer – C. Section 5 of The Prevention of Corruption Act 1988

  • ____________Act penalizes a public servant for taking gratification to influence the public by illegal means?
    • Indian Penal Code, 1860
    • The Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988
    • The Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002
    • The Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Act, 1988

Answer: b

  • In order to prosecute a public servant, it is necessary to obtain prior sanction from
    • the central government
    • the state government
    • A or B
    • No prior sanction required

Answer: c

  • What is a Public Information Officer?
    • Public authorities have designated some of its officers as Public Information Officer.
    • They are responsible to give information to a person who seeks information under the RTI Act.
    • Both A & B
    • None of the above

Answer: c

  • Which of the following works as the “National Central Bureau” of INTERPOL?
    • Central Bureau of Investigation
    • Chief Information Commissioner
    • Ministry of law
    • Central Vigilance Commission

Answer: a

  • The Central Bureau of Investigation comes under the—
    • Ministry of Personnel and Training
    • Ministry of Women and Child Development
    • Ministry of Home Affairs
    • Ministry of Law

Answer: a

  • Which Committee recommended the establishing of the Central Bureau of Investigation?
    • Santhanam Committee
    • Rajmannar Committee
    • Punchhi Committee
    • None of these

Answer: a

  • Which organization is considered the forerunner of CBI?
    • Special Police Establishment
    • Research and Analysis Wing
    • Interpole
    • Intelligence Bureau

Answer: a

  • Which is the apex vigilance institution in India
    • CBI
    • CID
    • CVC
    • ED

Answer: c

  • How many Vigilance Commissioners are there to assist the Central Vigilance Commissioner?
    • 2
    • 6
    • 4
    • 10

Answer: a

  • If the life and liberty of any person is involved, the Public Information Officer is expected to reply for an RTI application within
    • A week
    • 15 days
    • 48 hours
    • 30 days

Answer: c

  • Which one of the following is not true about CVC?
    • CVC is only an advisory body
    • CVC does not have powers to register to register criminal case
    • CVC has supervisory powers over CBI
    • CVC is not obliged to provide information under RTI

Answer: d

  • The right to information Act specifies time limits for replying to the request. Within how many days the PIO should reply?
    • 10
    • 30
    • 40
    • 45

Answer: b

  • Every appeal under the provisions of Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 shall be filed within a period of ______ from the date on which a copy of the order made by the Adjudicating Authority or Director is received and it shall be in such form and be accompanied by such fee as may be prescribed.
    • 30 days
    • 45 days
    • 60 days
    • 90 days

Answer: b

  • What is the object of the enactment of Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002?
    • As stated in the Preamble to the Act, it is an Act to prevent money-laundering and to provide for confiscation of property derived from, or involved in, money-laundering.
    • As stated in the Preamble to the Act, it is an Act to prevent money-laundering
    • As stated in the Preamble to the Act, it is an Act to provide for confiscation of property derived from, or involved in, money-laundering.
    • None of the above

Answer: a

  • ___________ means any property derived or obtained, directly or indirectly, by any person as a result of criminal activity relating to a scheduled offence or the value of any such property under PMLA
    • Proceeds of crime
    • Illegal Property
    • Tainted property
    • None of the above

Answer: a

  • Impacts of Money Laundering include
    • Economic Impacts
    • Social Impacts
    • Political Impacts
    • All of the above

Answer: d

  • One of the main functions of Enforcement Directorate (ED) is—
    • It is a law enforcement agency responsible for educating and impart training on economic laws
    • To Investigate offences of money laundering under the provisions of Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002(PMLA).
    • Both A and B
    • None of the above

Answer: b

  • The Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 states that an offence of money laundering has been committed if a person is a—
    • party to any process connected with the proceeds of crime and
    • projects such proceeds as untainted property
    • Both A & B
    • None of the above

Answer: c

  • The penalty for committing the offence of money laundering is rigorous imprisonment for
    • three to seven years and a fine of upto Rs 3 lakh
    • three to seven years and a fine of upto Rs 5 lakh
    • three years and a fine of upto Rs 5 lakh
    • seven years and a fine of upto Rs 3 lakh

Answer: b

  • The three main authorities involved in inquiring, investigating and prosecuting corruption cases are—
    • the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the state Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB)
    • the Directorate of Enforcement and the Financial Intelligence Unit, which are under the Ministry of Finance.
    • the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), the Directorate of Enforcement and the state Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB).
    • the Directorate of Enforcement, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the state Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB).

Answer: a

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