Law Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Law Quiz Set 19

Questions
1 ‘Jus civile’, ‘Jus gentium’ and ‘Jus naturale’ are found in
1 American Law
2 Greek Law
3 Roman Law
4 French Law

Answer: Roman Law
2 “Law is without doubt a remedy for greater evil, yet it brings with it evils of its own.” Who said it ?
1 Blackstone
2 Friedman
3 Salmond
4 Hobbes

Answer: Salmond
3 Fill in the blank with suitable statement :

Z dies in possession of gold ring, gold chain and a gold wrist watch during the course of an accident. A, before anyone entitled to such possession, dishonestly misappropriates the same causing ______

1 An aggravated form of misappropriation as per Section 404 of IPC
2 A type of possession by some process as per Section 405 of IPC
3 No offence because the property in question was entrusted to A before the death of Z
4 No offence because the property in question was possessed by some casualty

Answer: An aggravated form of misappropriation as per Section 404 of IPC
4 Fill in the blank with correct proposition of law :

The malicious injury to property as per maxim Sic Utre tuo ut allenum non leadas (to use your own property so as not to injure your neighbour’s property as provided in______

1 Damage of property as per Section 427 IPC
2 Mischief as per Section 425 IPC
3 Mischief to cause wrongful restraint as per Section 440 IPCe
4 Destruction of landmark as per Section 433 IPC

Answer : Mischief as per Section 425 IPC
5 Match the statement that mens rea is a loose term of elastic significance with that of the meaning in sequential order
  1. Foresight of the consequences of the act
  2. Criminal intention of deepest dye
  3. An act which is visible
  4. It depends upon knowledge and belief

Matching probabilities :

1 It is the bare capacity to know in the sequence of (a), (b), (c) and (d)
2 It is essential ingredient of criminal offence in the sequence of (d), (c), (b) and (a)
3 It is a presumption to fix criminal liability in the sequence of (c), (b), (a) and (d)
4 Applicability of the principle becomes essential by the sequence of (b), (a), (d) and (c)

Answer: Applicability of the principle becomes essential by the sequence of (b), (a), (d) and (c)
6 Read Assertion I and Reason II and with the help of codes given below point out the correct explanation

I. Assertion Generally a master is not criminally liable merely because his servant has committed a negligent act. II. Reason In ordinary course of employment a master may be criminally liable against the negligent acts of the servant. Codes :

1 Both I and II are true, but II is not the correct explanation of I
2 I is true and II is the genuine reason of I
3 II is true, but I is not absolutely correct
4 II is false, but I is only an assertion

Answer: I is true and II is the genuine reason of I
7 On which date & place the Earth Summit was held at ?
1 6th June 1997 at Geneva
2 20th June 1997 at London
3 21st June 1992 at Rio
4 27th June 1992 at Rio

Answer: 21st June 1992 at Rio
8 Which one of the following cases relates to Sariska Tiger Park ?
1 Tarun Bharat Sangh Vs. Union of India, AIR 1992 SC 514
2 Consumer Education and Research Society Vs. Union of India, AIR 2000 SC 975
3 Pradeep Krishen Vs. Union of India, AIR 1997 SC 2040
4 Animal and Environmental Legal Defence Fund case, AIR 1997 SC 1070

Answer: Tarun Bharat Sangh Vs. Union of India, AIR 1992 SC 514
9 Which of the following case relates to transfer of Tribal lands by Government to Non-tribal people ?
1 Shri Manchegowda Vs. State of Karnataka, AIR 1984 SC 1151
2 Samatha Vs. State of Andhra Pradesh, AIR 1997 SC 3297
3 Suresh Lohiya Vs. State of Maharashtra, (1996)10 SCC 397
4 Fatesang Gimba Vasava Vs. State of Gujarat, AIR 1987 Guj.09

Answer: Samatha Vs. State of Andhra Pradesh, AIR 1997 SC 3297
10 Assertion (A) : International law is not a law. Reason (R) : It lacks determinate superior political authority to enforce its rules.

Using the codes given below give the correct answer. 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 the 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 the correct explanation of (A)
11 The junior widow has adopted a child without the consent of senior widow. Decide the adoption
1 Valid
2 Void
3 Voidable
4 None of the above

Answer: Voidable
12 A Muslim husband has failed to have ‘sexual intercourse’ continuously for four months with wife. It could be a form of divorce and is called
1 Illa
2 Mubarrah
3 Zihar
4 Khula

Answer: Illa
13 Using codes, arrange following instruments according to sequence of their enactment starting from past towards present :
  1. The Convention on the Political Rights of Women
  2. The Declaration on the elimination of discrimination against women
  3. The Convention on consent to marriage,minimum age for marriage and registration of marriage
  4. The Convention on the nationality of married women

Codes :

1 i iv iii ii
2 iv iii ii i
3 iii ii i iv
4 ii i iv iii

Answer: i iv iii ii
14 Which one of the following statements is not correct ?
1 In tort, there is a breach of duty which is primarily fixed by law
2 In tort, there is a violation of a right in rem
3 In tort, the motive for breach of duty is immaterial
4 In tort, the damages are fixed according to the terms and conditions

Answer: In tort, the damages are fixed according to the terms and conditions
15 Assertion (A) : A woodenchair while being used by a guest caused injury to him due to defective manufacture. The guest is entitled to claim damages from the maker Reason (R) : Manufacturer owes a duty of care to the ultimate user

Select the correct answer using the codes below : 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 the 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 the correct explanation of (A)

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