Criminal Procedure Code

Criminal Procedure Code Quiz Crafted By-

Dr. Pooja Chakraborty 

Team Member

Sherlock Institute of Forensic Science India Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi

Introduction to Criminal Procedure Code  

The Code of Criminal Procedure commonly called Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) is the main legislation on procedure for administration of substantive criminal law in India. It was enacted in 1973 and came into force on 1 April 1974. It provides the machinery for the investigation of crime, apprehension of suspected criminals, collection of evidence, determination of guilt or innocence of the accused person and the determination of punishment of the guilty. It also deals with public nuisance, prevention of offences and maintenance of wife, child and parents. At present, the act contains 565 sections, 5schedules and 56 forms. The sections are divided into 46 chapters.

Let's look at the questions and their answer. 

Ques 1. CrPC stands for 

a) Criminal Procedure Court

b) Criminal Punishment Court

c) Crime Prevention Court

d) Crime Protection Court

Answer-a) Criminal Procedure Court

Ques 2. CrPC lays down the guidelines for

a) Prevent Crime in Society

b) Define what is crime                                                       

c) Procedure of Investigation and Mechanism of Punishment                                                     

d) Guidelines to punish criminals

Answer- c) Procedure of Investigation and Mechanism of Punishment 

Ques 3. Sec 300 CrPC stands for

a) Murder                                                      

b) Culpable Homicide

c) Suicide                                                        

d) Punishment for murder

Answer- a) Murder 

Ques 4. Grievious Hurt in CrPC is mentioned under Section

a) 319                                                      

b) 320

c) 420                                                        

d) 423

Answer- b) 320

Ques 5. All of these are a form of Grievous Hurt, except

a) Emasculation                                                      

b) Permanent privation of eyes

c) Hospitalization upto 10 days                                                        

d) Permanent disfigurement of face

Answer- c) Hospitalization upto 10 days

Ques 6. Punishment for Unlawful confinement is mentioned under section

a) Section 340                                                      

b) Section 320

c) Section 375                                                        

d) Section 300

Answer- a) Section 340 

Ques 7. Punishment for Rape is mentioned under which section

a) CrPC Section 375                                                      

b) CrPC Section 376                                                     

c) CrPC Section 320                                                    

d) CrPC Section 340                                                                                                         

Answer- b) CrPC Section 376 

Ques 8. Section 304 is for

a) Murder                                                      

b) Punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder

c) Abetment of suicide                                                       

d) Causing death by negligence

Answer- b) Punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder

Ques 9. Attempt to murder is defined under which section

a) Section 300                                                      

b) Section 302

c) Section 307                                                        

d) Section 375

Answer- c) Section 307    

Ques 10. A enters into a property in the possession of B, with the intent to commit an offence. Under which section can A be booked

a) Section 390: Robbery

b) Section 383: Extortion                                                        

c) Section 441: Criminal Trespass                                                    

d) Section 78: Theft

Answer- c) Section 441: Criminal Trespass

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