Attorney General of India: most important questions for UPSC.
Q. 1. The AGI has the right to audience in
(A) Supreme court
(B) High Court
(C) Subordinate courts
(D) All of the above.
Ans. (D) AGI has the right to audience in ALL courts of India.
Q. 2. AGI can take part in the proceedings of:
(A) Lower House of Parliament
(B) Upper House of Parliament
(C) Joint-sitting of Parliament
(D) All of the Above.
Ans. AGI can take part in the proceedings of both the houses of the Parliament & joint-sitting.
Q.3. Which of the following is incorrect about AGI?
(A) He is a full-time counsel of GoI.
(B) He is a govt. servant
(C) He is barred from private legal practice.
(D) None of the above.
Ans. (D) AGI is not a full-time counsel, neither he is a government servant & not he is debarred from private legal practice.
Q.4. AGI is appointed for a tenure of
(A) 6 years
(B) 5 years
(C) Upto the age of 62
(D) No Tenure
Ans. (D) AGI is appointed by President & holds office during his pleasure. He may be removed by President at any time.
Other important points:
1. AGI is the highest Law officer of the country.
2. He holds office during the pleasure of the President. His renumeration is fixed by the President.
3. He can take part in the proceedings of the Parliament but has NO RIGHT TO VOTE.
4. Qualification to be appointed as AGI are that of Judge of the SC i.e. he must be citizen of India & judge of HC for 5 years or an advocate of HC for 10 years or eminent jurist.
With Great Love,
Er. Amit Yadav