Law Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Law Quiz Set 14

Questions
1 Can a woman be prosecuted for gang rape ?
1 Occasionally
2 As the case demands
3 Not at all
4 When she is a party to it

Answer: Not at all
2 Criminal breach of trust is an offence which signifies :
1 Entrustment
2 Demand
3 Refusal
4 Wrongful intention

Answer: Entrustment
3 ‘X’ a Police Officer while executing a warrant of arrest against ‘Y’ asks ‘Z’ to identify ‘Y’. ‘Z’ knowingly tells that ‘M’ is ‘Y’ and consequently ‘M’ is arrested. What offence is committed by ‘Z’
1 Abetment by Instigation
2 Abetment by Aiding
3 Abetment by False representation
4 Abetment by Mischief

Answer: Abetment by False representation
4 The term “environment” under Section 2(a) of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 means
1 Air, Water and Land only
2 Water, Air, Land and inter-relationship between air, water, and land only
3 Water, Air, Land, and the inter-relationship between water, air and land and human beings, other living creatures, plants, micro organism and property
4 None of the above

Answer: Water, Air, Land, and the inter-relationship between water, air and land and human beings, other living creatures, plants, micro organism and property
5 Assertion (A) : The right to clean drinking water and right to free air to breath are attributes of the right to life. Reason (R) : Because they are the basic elements which sustain life. Codes :
1 (A) and (R) are true. (R) is good explanation of (A)
2 Both (A) and (R) are true. But (R) is not a good explanation of (A)
3 (A) is true, (R) is false
4 (A) is false, (R) is true

Answer: (A) and (R) are true. (R) is good explanation of (A)
6 In which of the following cases, the Supreme Court observed that, ‘When there is a state of uncertainty due to the lack of data or material about the extent of damage or pollution likely to be caused, then in order to maintain the ecological balance, the burden of proof that the said balance will be maintained must necessarily be on the industry or the unit which is likely to cause pollution’ ?
1 M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India
2 Olga Tellis Vs. Bombay Municipal Corporation
3 Taj Trapezium case
4 None of the above

Answer: None of the above
7 Which of the following cases relates to nationality of an individual which is an evidence of the link of an individual with the State ?
1 Nottebohm case (Leichtenstein V. Guatemala), ICJ Reports, 1955, p.4
2 South West Africa, Advisory Opinion, ICJ Reports, 1971, p.16
3 Reservations to the Genocide Convention case, ICJ Reports, 1951, p.15
4 United States Diplomatic and Consular Staff in Tehran, ICJ Reports, 1980, p.3

Answer: Nottebohm case (Leichtenstein V. Guatemala), ICJ Reports, 1955, p.4
8 The non-permanent members of the Security Council of United Nations are elected for a term of
1 Three years
2 Five years
3 One year
4 Two years

Answer: Two years
9 Which of the following has the power to give effect to the judgment of the International Court of Justice if a party to the case fails to perform the obligations incumbent upon it under a judgment ?
1 General Assembly
2 Security Council
3 Highest National Court in the concerned State
4 International Court of Justice

Answer: Security Council
10 In which of the following cases, International Court of Justice refused to give advisory opinion at the request of World Health Organization ?
1 Legality of the Threat of Use of Nuclear Weapons
2 Nicaragua Vs. U.S.A
3 Competence of Assembly regarding admission to United Nations
4 North Sea Continental Shelf cases

Answer: Legality of the Threat of Use of Nuclear Weapons
11 Children born to annuled voidable marriages or void marriages under Section 11 and 12 of the Hindu Marriage Act are :
1 Illegitimate
2 Illegitimate but can inherit the property of their parents
3 Legitimate and can inherit all family property
4 Legitimate but can inherit only the property of their parents

Answer: Legitimate but can inherit only the property of their parents
12 In which of the following cases, the court held that “Dower (Mehar) is a sale price of women” ?
1 Humara Begum case
2 Aziz Bano Vs. Mohammed
3 Shah Bano case
4 Abdul Kadir case

Answer: Abdul Kadir case
13 “Iddat” is a period during which a Muslim woman is prohibited from marrying on dissolution of marriage
1 By Death of husband
2 By Divorce
3 Only (A) and not (B)
4 Both (A) and (B)

Answer: Both (A) and (B)
14 Indicate the order in which the following words appear in the definition of ‘Human Rights’ as given in Section 2(d) of the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993
  1. Life
  2. Liberty
  3. Equality
  4. Dignity

Codes :

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

Answer: (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv)
15 Which one of the following is the fourth generation of Human Right ?
1 Right to Life
2 Right to Health
3 Right to Environment
4 Right to Communication

Answer: Right to Communication

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