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Quiz : How Much Do You Know About Ranjan Gogoi?

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March 20, 2020 09:39 IST
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Think you know all about the former Chief Justice of India, whom the Modi government nominated to the Rajya Sabha?
Take our quiz to find out just how much you know.

IMAGE: Justice Ranjan Gogoi takes the oath as a member of the Rajya Sabha, March 19, 2020.
 

1. Justice Gogoi was the chief justice of which high court before he was nominated to the Supreme Court?
A. Assam high court.
B. Punjab and Haryana high court.
C. Kerala high court.
D. Bombay high court.
  B. Punjab and Haryana high court.  
 
2. What event allegedly occured on October 10-11, 2018?
A. He addressed a press conference against a predecessor CJI.
B. He excused himself from Constitution benches, over which the Chief Justice uusually presides.
C. A former Supreme Court employee alleged that the Chief Justice had sexually harassed her on those dates.
D. He wrote the briefest judgment, ever recorded by a CJI.
  C. A former Supreme Court employee alleged that the Chief Justice had sexually harassed her on those dates.  
 
3. Justice Gogoi's father Keshab Chandra Gogoi was Assam chief minister for how many months?
A. 2 months.
B. 6 months.
C. 13 months.
D. 22 months.
  A. 2 months.  
 
4. Justice Gogoi's brother Anjan Gogoi served in the armed forces and retired as a...
A. Lieutenant General in the Indian Army.
B. Vice Admiral in the Indian Navy.
C. Director General of the Indian Coast Guard.
D. Air Marshal in the Indian Air Force.
  D. Air Marshal in the Indian Air Force.  
 
5. Justice Gogoi led the five member Supreme Court bench that delivered the verdict in the Ayodhya case. His brother judges were:
A. Justice Sharad A Bobde, Justice N V Ramanna, Justice Arun Mishra, Justice Rohington F Nariman.
B. Justice N V Ramanna, Justice U U Lalit, Justice Arun Mishra, Justice S Abdul Nazeer.
C. Justice Sharad A Bobde, Justice Dr Dhananjay Y Chandrachud, Justice Ashok Bhushan, Justice S Abdul Nazeer.
D. Justice U U Lalit, Justice Rohington F Nariman, Justice Ashok Bhushan, Justice Arun Mishra.
  C. Justice Sharad A Bobde, Justice Dr Dhananjay Y Chandrachud, Justice Ashok Bhushan, Justice S Abdul Nazeer.  
 
  

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