Law Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Law Quiz Set 16

Questions
1 In which of the following case, International Court of Justice denied existence of customary rule ?
1 North Sea Continental Shelf case
2 The Lotus case
3 Both of the above
4 None of the above

Answer: Both of the above
2 Which organ of the United Nationsn has been given responsibility of promoting international co-operation in the realisation of human rights ?
1 General Assembly
2 Security Council
3 Both of the above
4 None of the above

Answer: Both of the above
3 In which of the following case the Supreme Court held that even the wife of a void marriage is entitled to maintenance ?
1 Amarjeet Kaur Vs. Harbhajan Singh(2003)10 SCC 228
2 Chand Dhawan Vs. Jawaharlal Dhawan (1993) 3 SCC 406
3 Nirmala Devi Vs. Ram Dass (2001) 2 SCC. 4
4 Ramesh Chandra Vs. Veena Kausal AIR 1978 SC 1807

Answer: Chand Dhawan Vs. Jawaharlal Dhawan (1993) 3 SCC 406
4 In which of the following case, the court held that “Dower is a sale price of woman” ?
1 Maina Bibi case
2 Humara Bibi case
3 Subrunnisan case
4 Abdul Kadir case

Answer : Subrunnisan case
5 Which form of talaq is revocable during period of ‘iddat’ ?
1 Talaq-i-Ahsan
2 Talaq-i-Hasan
3 Triple Talaq
4 None of the above

Answer: Talaq-i-Ahsan
6 Essentials of valid contract is
1 Meeting of minds
2 Meeting of parties
3 Meeting to discuss consideration
4 Meeting to discuss proposal and acceptance

Answer: Meeting of minds
7 Read Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and with help of codes given below, point out the correct explanation.

Assertion (A) : A proposal, when accepted, results in an agreement. Reason (R) : It is only after the acceptance of the proposal that a contract between the two parties can arise. Codes :

1 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is good explanation of (A)
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not a 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 and (R) is good explanation of (A)
8 P, owner of a car, asked his friend Q to drive the car to Bombay where he would join him. As the car was about five kilometres from Bombay, it hit a pedestrian R, on account of Q’s negligent driving and injured him seriously. R sued P for damages. In this case :
1 P is not liable
2 The liability is solely of Q, as P was not accompanying him
3 Since Q was driving P’s car was under his authority, P is liable
4 P has the defence of inevitable accident

Answer: Since Q was driving P’s car was under his authority, P is liable
9 “If it was lawful act, however ill the motive might be, the defendant had a right to do it.” This observation was made by the court in one of the following cases :
1 Mayor of Bradford Corporation Vs. Pickles
2 Ashby Vs. White
3 Christie Vs. Davey
4 Hollywood Silver Fox Farm Ltd. Vs. Emmet

Answer: Mayor of Bradford Corporation Vs. Pickles
10 40. Read Assertion – I and Reason – II with the help of codes given below select the correct answer : Assertion – I : Common intention is asserted. Reason – II :
  1. A period which is anterior in time among the offenders
  2. From the facts of pre-arranged plan
  3. From the act of conduct resulting from prior concert
  4. From the totality of circumstances in which the act was committed

Codes :

1 ‘a’ is false because ‘b’, ‘c’ and ‘d’ do not support it
2 ‘d’ is true as ‘a’, ‘b’ and ‘c’ support it
3 ‘c’ is true irrespective of support of ‘a’, ‘b’ and ‘d’
4 ‘b’ is true being supported by ‘a’, ‘c’ and ‘d’

Answer: ‘d’ is true as ‘a’, ‘b’ and ‘c’ support it
11 In which country where statutes make it obligatory to negotiate non-performance of the obligation invites penalty, failure to carry obligation is treated as unfair labour practice ?
1 U.K.
2 U.S.A.
3 France
4 India

Answer: U.S.A.
12 In which of the following case, the Supreme Court held that “there was no rule of thumb that in every case of termination of workman’s service in violation of Section 25F of ID Act relief of re-instatement should be granted ?
1 Talwara Co-operative Credit & Service Society Ltd. Vs. Sushil Kumar (2009) I LLJ 326 S.C
2 Gujarat Steel Tubes Ltd. Vs. G.S.T. Mazdoor Sabha (1980) I LLJ 137 (S.C.)
3 Mavji C. Lakum Vs. Central Bank of India (2008) III LLJ.1.(SC)
4 None of the above

Answer: Talwara Co-operative Credit & Service Society Ltd. Vs. Sushil Kumar (2009) I LLJ 326 S.C
13 The Registrar to Pensions Appeal Tribunal was appointed as presiding officer of a Labour Court. The appointment is
1 Valid
2 Void
3 Void ab-initio
4 None of the above

Answer: Void ab-initio
14 The jurisdiction of Supreme Court of India may be enlarged by
1 The President of India
2 The Parliament by resolution
3 The Parliament by Law
4 The President in consultation with the Chief Justice of India

Answer: The Parliament by Law
15 At the first instance, the President can issue a proclamation of financial emergency for a period of
1 Fifteen days
2 Two months
3 One month
4 Six months

Answer: Two months

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