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Assertion (A): the Writ of Quo-warranto is Issued by the Court to Enquire into the Legality of Claim of a Person to a Public Office. Reason (R): It Prevents Illegal Usurpation of Public Office - Legal Reasoning


In the question given below are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R). In the context of the two statements, which of the following is correct?
Assertion (A): The Writ of Quo-warranto is issued by the court to enquire into the legality of claim of a person to a public office.
Reason (R): It prevents illegal usurpation of public office by a person. Hence, it literally a means 'by what authority or warrant'.


  • Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A) 

  • Both (A) and (R) are true, but R is not the correct explanation of (A) 

  • (A) is true, but (R) is false

  • (A) is false, but (R) is true 

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Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)

Concept: Indian Constitution (Entrance Exams)
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