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Law Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Law Quiz Set 22

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1 The United Nations High Commission for Refugees was established in which of the following year by the General Assembly ?
1 1951
2 1953
3 1955
4 1957

Answer: 1951
2 “The most glaring instance of violation of Human Rights is the continuing poverty among masses in the country.” Said by
1 Justice A.S. Anand
2 Justice N. Venkatachalaiah
3 Justice P.N. Bhagwati
4 Justice Koka Subba Rao

Answer: Justice A.S. Anand
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3 Gurupadaswamy Committee 19790 was constituted to look into the working conditions of :
1 Minorities
2 Women
3 Children
4 N.G.Os

Answer: Children
4 In which of the following situations is slander actionable per se in India ?
1 An imputation that a certain female player is of unchaste character
2 An imputation that a certain person is a habitual smuggler
3 An imputation that a certain person is liar
4 An imputation that the wrestler is womanizer

Answer : An imputation that a certain female player is of unchaste character
5 State in which of the following cases,it amounts to nuisance ?
1 Planting of trees on another’s land
2 When branches of trees project on the land of their neighbour
3 Construction of a pond on the land of another
4 All of the above

Answer: All of the above
6 Which statements are correct, answer using codes given below :
  1. Directors are trustees of company
  2. Directors are mentors of company
  3. Directors are agents of company
  4. Director are agents of shareholders

Codes :

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

Answer: i and iii are correct
7 Read Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and with help of codes given below, point out the correct explanation :

Assertion (A) : The doctrine of indoor management seeks to protect the company against the outsider Reason (R) : The company has right to privacy 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: (A) is true, but (R) is false
8 Find correct legal principle from following statements :
1 While collecting a cheque for a banker, the customer is under an obligation to present it promptly so as to avoid any loss due to change of circumstances
2 While collecting a cheque for a customer, the banker is under an obligation to present it properly so as to avoid any loss due to change of circumstances
3 While collecting a cheque for a customer, the banker is under no obligation to present it properly so as to avoid any loss due to change of circumstances
4 While collecting a cheque for a banker, the customer is under no obligation to present it promptly so as to avoid any loss due to change of circumstances

Answer: While collecting a cheque for a customer, the banker is under an obligation to present it properly so as to avoid any loss due to change of circumstances
9 Which of the following statements is right ?
1 Law consist of rules in accordance with reason and nature has formed the basis of imperative law
2 Natural law is a type of command
3 Law, according to positivist, is made through medium of courts
4 Hart talks in terms of conduct supplemented by an attitude of mind to the effect that the conduct in question is obligatory because it is required by rule

Answer: Hart talks in terms of conduct supplemented by an attitude of mind to the effect that the conduct in question is obligatory because it is required by rule
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10 Right in re aliena means a right over
1 his own property
2 a property of someone else
3 property situated in a foreign country
4 property situated in one’s own country

Answer: a property of someone else
11 Assertion (A) : A perfect duty is one which a man not merely ought to perform, but may be justly compelled to perform Reason (R) : A perfect duty is one which is not merely recognised by law but enforced
  1. (A) is true, but (R) is false
  2. (A) is false, but (R) is true
  3. Both (A) and (R) are true
  4. Both (A) and (R) are false
1 1 and 2
2 2 and 3
3 3 alone
4 4 alone

Answer: 3 alone
12 Possession is prima facie evidence of tittle of ownership. Hence –
1 long adverse possession confers tittle even to a property which originally belonged to another
2 in all cases possession leads to ownership
3 transfer of possession is not a mode of transferring ownership
4 long possession do not confer tittle to the property which originally belonged to government

Answer: long adverse possession confers tittle even to a property which originally belonged to another
13 Who among the following said that there is in essence no difference between the legal personality of a company and that of an individual ?
1 Maitland
2 Dicey
3 Gierke
4 Kelson

Answer: Kelson
14 Ownership of Goodwill of a business is
1 Limited ownership
2 Corporeal ownership
3 Incorporeal ownership
4 Beneficial ownership

Answer: Incorporeal ownership
15 It was remarked in ‘Golaknath Vs. State of Punjab’ that our ‘Preamble to the Constitution contains in a nutshell its ideals and aspirations’ by one of the judges ?
1 Justice V.R. Krishna Iyer
2 Justice K. Subba Rao
3 Justice A.N. Ray
4 Justice H.R. Khanna

Answer: Justice K. Subba Rao

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