Law Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Law Quiz Set 10

Questions
1 Breakdown theory of divorce is reflected in
1 Section 13 (1) of Hindu Marriage Act, 1955
2 Section 13 (2) of Hindu Marriage Act, 1955
3 Section 13 (IA) of Hindu Marriage Act, 1955
4 Section 13 (B) of Hindu Marriage Act, 1955

Answer: Section 13 (IA) of Hindu Marriage Act, 1955
2 An offer and an acceptance to it must be in the
1 same time
2 same place
3 same sense
4 none of above

Answer: same sense
3 Which of the following statements are true ?
  1. Past consideration is no consideration under Indian and English Law
  2. Past consideration is no consideration under Indian Law
  3. Past consideration is no consideration under English Law
  4. Past consideration is made in past

Code :

1 (i) and (ii)
2 (ii) and (iii)
3 (iii) and (iv)
4 (iv) and (i)

Answer: (iii) and (iv)
4 Assertion (A) : When subject matter of a contract is destroyed, the contract is frustrated Reason (R) : Frustration of a contract frustrates a party to the contract Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not correct explanation of (A)
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not correct explanation of (A)
5 Which one of the following is not an example of vicarious liability ?
1 Liability of the principal for the tort of his agent
2 Liability of partners for each others’ tort
3 Liability of the master for the tort of his servant
4 Liability of the parents for the tort of the children

Answer: Liability of the parents for the tort of the children
6 Rule of absolute liability was propounded by
1 Justice Bhagwati
2 Justice Sodhi
3 Justice Ahmadi
4 Justice Kuldeep Singh

Answer: Justice Bhagwati
7 Which one of the defence to strict liability is based on the maxim, volenti non fit injuria ?
1 Consent of the plaintiff
2 Act of God
3 Act of Third Party
4 Statutory Authority

Answer: Consent of the plaintiff
8 The general principles as to protection of an accused is based on :
  1. Autrefois acquit and Autrefois convict
  2. Reasonable doubt as to presumption of innocence
  3. Natural Justice
  4. Conviction can not be based without proving the guilt even if it was admitted

Which statement is correct ?

1 (i) is correct
2 (i) and (ii) are correct
3 (i), (ii) and (iii) are correct
4 (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv) are correct

Answer: (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv) are correct
9 Fill in the blanks with appropriate words :

The distinctive features of riot and unlawful assembly are an activity which is accompanied by ____

1 use of force and violence
2 causing alarm
3 violence on a common purpose
4 all of them

Answer: use of force and violence
10 The offence of __________ homicide supposes knowledge of likelihood of causing death
1 unlawful
2 abnormal
3 culpable
4 all types of

Answer: culpable
11 The expression ‘Seduced’ used in Section 366 A of Indian Penal Code means to _________ a woman to submit to illicit intercourse at any time
1 use of force by stress
2 deceitfully induce
3 willfully influence
4 none of them

Answer: deceitfully induce
12 In which of the following cases the court reiterated the well-known legal position that even a temporary worker can claim retrenchment compensation, if he is covered by the provisions of Section 25 F of the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 ?
1 Tatanagar Foundary Co. Vs Their Workmen
2 Management of Willcox Buckwell (India) Ltd. Vs Jagannath
3 Barsi Light Railway Co. Ltd. Vs Joglekar
4 Modern Stores Vs Krishandas

Answer: Management of Willcox Buckwell (India) Ltd. Vs Jagannath
13 Which one of the following statement is true ?
1 All Government departments are industries
2 No Government department can be industry
3 Government department carrying on business or trade may be industry
4 Government department carrying on only sovereign function may be industry

Answer: Government department carrying on business or trade may be industry
14 According to Section 9 A of the Trade Union Act, 1926 minimum requirement about membership of a trade union is
1 Seven
2 Ten percent or one hundred of the workmen
3 Ten percent or one hundred of the workmen, whichever is less
4 Ten percent or one hundred of the workmen, whichever is less, subject to minimum seven

Answer: Ten percent or one hundred of the workmen, whichever is less, subject to minimum seven
15 To be a member of trade union, a person must attain the age of
1 18 years
2 16 years
3 15 years
4 21 years

Answer: 15 years

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