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Law Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Law Quiz Set 15

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Questions
1 Which of the following statement is true ?
  1. Under English Law Libel is actionable per-se
  2. Under Indian Law ‘Libel’ as well as Slander are actionable per-se
  3. Under English Law, only ‘Libel’ is a crime
  4. Under Indian Law both ‘Libel’ and ‘Slander’ are crime
1 1, 2 and 3 are correct
2 1, 2, 3 and 4 are correct
3 2, 3 and 4 are correct
4 1, 3 and 4 are correct

Answer: 2, 3 and 4 are correct
2 The Rule of ‘Absolute Liability’ was laid down in the case
1 M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India
2 Madras Railways Co. Vs. Zamidar
3 K. Nagireddi Vs. State of A.P
4 Minu B. Mehta Vs. Balakrishna

Answer: M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India
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3 Consider the following elements :
  1. Infringement of a legal right
  2. Legal damage
  3. Any damage
  4. Existence of legal right

Right to claim damages in Tort would arise only if :

1 1 and 2 are present
2 1, 2 and 4 are present
3 1, 3 and 4 are present
4 3 and 4 are present

Answer: 1, 2 and 4 are present
4 Which statements are correct ? Directors are
  1. Trustees of Company
  2. Managers of Company
  3. Agents of Company
  4. Owners of Company

Codes :

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

Answer : (i) and (iii) are correct
5 Which one of the following is correct statement ?
1 Every agency is partnership
2 Every partnership is agency
3 Every partnership is limited company
4 Every private limited company is partnership

Answer: Every partnership is agency
6 Which statements are correct ?
  1. Partners have right to profit
  2. Partners have right to attend general meeting
  3. Partners have right to interest
  4. Partners have right to appoint proxy

Codes :

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

Answer: (i) and (iii) are correct
7 Social, economic and political Justice is
1 an idea enshrined in the Preamble to the Constitution of India
2 guaranteed by Fundamental Rights in the Constitution of India
3 A Directive Principle of State Policy taken into consideration while making enactments
4 guaranteed to the people by the writs issued by the High Courts and Supreme Court

Answer: an idea enshrined in the Preamble to the Constitution of India
8 Without paying proper remuneration, labour taken from the prisoners is ‘forced labour’ and violation of
1 Art. 20 of the Constitution of India
2 Art. 21 of the Constitution of India
3 Art. 22 of the Constitution of India
4 Art. 23 of the Constitution of India

Answer: Art. 23 of the Constitution of India
9 Art. 51A of the Constitution of India provides for the Fundamental Duties of
1 Citizens of India
2 Public Servants
3 All those who run public and private sectors
4 Prime Minister and his Council of Ministers

Answer: Citizens of India
10 The appropriate writ issued by Supreme Court to quash the appointment of a person to a public office is
1 Certiorari
2 Mandamus
3 Prohibition
4 Quo-Warranto

Answer: Quo-Warranto
11 The power of the President of India to issue an ordinance is a
1 Legislative power
2 Executive power
3 Quasi-judicial power
4 Judicial power

Answer: Legislative power
12 “Sovereignty must be determinate, it is essential, is indivisible and is unlimited and illimitable.” Who conceived this about the sovereignty ?
1 Hobbes
2 Austin
3 Jean Bodin
4 Plato

Answer: Austin
13 Consider the following statements :
  1. Statements, which are not partaking of the character of ratio decidendi can be ignored while deciding the latter case
  2. The ratio decidendi is not the reason of decision
  3. Only that part of the judgment in an earlier decision is binding which constitutes the ratio decidendi of that case
  4. A judicial decision has a binding force for subsequent cases but the whole judgment is not binding, only a part of it is biding

Which of the above statement(s)is/are correct ?

1 1, 3, 4
2 1, 2, 3
3 2, 3, 4
4 1, 2, 4

Answer: 1, 3, 4
14 “Case law is gold in the mine, a few grains of the precious metal to the tons of useless matter, while statute law is coin of the realm ready for immediate use.” Who said these words ?
1 Ihering
2 Austin
3 Kelson
4 Salmond

Answer: Salmond
15 Which of the following statements are true ?
  1. There is no rule to determine when usage shall give rise to a custom
  2. Customary rules of International law are diminishing and are being replaced by Treaties and Conventions
  3. Treaty contracts are not direct source of International law
  4. International law is a positive morality

Codes :

1 1, 2, 3 & 4
2 2, 3 & 4
3 1, 2 & 3
4 1 & 2

Answer: 1, 2 & 3

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