Law Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Law Quiz Set 20

Questions
1 In which of the following cases, the rule of absolute liability laid down by the Supreme Court of India was followed ?
1 Indian Council for Enviro-Legal Action Vs. Union of India, A.I.R. 1996 SC 1446
2 Klaus Mittelbachert Vs. East India Hotels Ltd., A.I.R. 1997 Del.201
3 Both (A) and (B) above
4 None of the above

Answer: Both (A) and (B) above
2 Find right answer from following statements :
1 Every partnership is based on mutual agency
2 Every agency is based on mutual partnership
3 Every agent is a partner
4 Every partner is a sleeping partner

Answer: Every partnership is based on mutual agency
3 Find correct answer, using codes given below :
  1. Bulk shall correspond with sample, is an implied condition
  2. Buyer shall have a reasonable opportunity of comparing bulk with sample, is an implied condition
  3. Goods should be free from any defect rendering them unmerchantable, is an implied condition
  4. There is an implied condition that the buyer shall have and enjoy possession of the goods

Codes :

1 (i) only is correct
2 (i) and (ii) only are correct
3 (i), (ii) and (iii) only are correct
4 All of above are correct

Answer: (i), (ii) and (iii) only are correct
4 Choose correct statement from following :
1 Right against the goods can be exercised only by a paid seller
2 Right against the goods can be exercised only by an unpaid seller
3 Right against the goods can be exercised only by a paid buyer
4 Right against the goods can be exercised only by an unpaid buyer

Answer : Right against the goods can be exercised only by an unpaid seller
5 Read Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and find correct answer using codes given below :

Assertion (A) : The Council of Ministers is the hub of the Parliamentary form of Government Reason (R) : The Government is formed from the majority party Codes :

1 Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
2 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
3 (A) is true, (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)
6 The jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of India may be enlarged by
1 The President of India
2 The President of India in consultation with the Prime Minister and Chief Justice of India
3 The Parliament by resolution
4 The Parliament by law

Answer: The Parliament by law
7 Read Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and find correct answer using codes given below :

Assertion (A) : Equality is antithetic to arbitrariness Reason (R) : Article 14 of the Indian Constitution prevents arbitrary discretion being vested in the executive Codes :

1 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is 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 and (R) is correct explanation of (A)
8 The writ of habeas corpus will be issued if
1 Detention is legal
2 Detention is prima facie legal
3 Detention is prima facie illegal
4 Detention is primarily illegal

Answer: Detention is prima facie illegal
9 Reading Assertion (A) and Reason (R), select correct answer using codes given below :

Assertion (A) : Lokpal is the demand of time Reason (R) : Lokpal is a time saving institution Codes :

1 Both (A) and (R) are true, and (R) is 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)
10 “Administrative Law is the law concerning the powers and procedures of administrative agencies, including especially the law governing judicial review of administrative action.” This definition of Administrative Law is given by :
1 Ivor Jenning
2 Garner
3 K.C. Davis
4 Wade

Answer: K.C. Davis
11 In which of the following grounds, a writ of certiorari may be issued ?
1 Error of jurisdiction
2 Error apparent on face of record
3 Violation of natural justice
4 All of the above

Answer: All of the above
12 According to Salmond, every right involves a three fold relation
  1. It is a right against some person or persons
  2. It is a right to some act or omission of such person or persons
  3. It is a right over or to something to which that act or omission relates

Codes :

1 I and II are false
2 I, II and III are true
3 II and III are false
4 Only I is true

Answer: I, II and III are true
13 Assertion (A) : Srutis and Smritis form the greatest treasure house of Hinduism. Reason (R) : Srutis and Smritis are considered immemorial, timeless and eternal

Examine the above statement (A) and Reason (R) and select whether the reason is a correct explanation of the assertion, using the codes given below : Codes :

1 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
2 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is 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)
14 Personality is a very vague and wide term and it has a variety of meanings. It is derived from the word persona which is a
1 Latin word
2 French word
3 German word
4 Greek word

Answer: Greek word
15 Read Assertion I and Reason II and with the help of codes given below write the appropriate answer :

I. Assertion The distinctive feature between preparation and attempt must be based on II. Reason Preparation consists in devising means necessary for the commission of offence while attempt is the direct movement towords commission Codes :

1 Both I and II are true but II is not correct explanation of I
2 Both I and II are true while II is the correct explanation of I
3 I is true, but II is false
4 II is true, but I is only a stage of crime

Answer: Both I and II are true while II is the correct explanation of I

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