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Law Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Law Quiz Set 23

Questions
1 Right of eligible employees to be considered for promotion is virtually a part of Fundamental Right of employees, was decided by the Supreme Court in :
1 Union of India Vs. Hemraj Singh Chauhan
2 Supreme Court Employees Association Vs. Union of India
3 John Vallamattam Vs. Union of India
4 St. Stephens College Vs. University of Delhi

Answer: Union of India Vs. Hemraj Singh Chauhan
2 In Vishram Singh Raghubanshi Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh (AIR2011 SC2275) the court held that :
1 It is the duty of Superior Courts to protect the reputation of judicial officers of subordinate courts
2 Procedure laid down in the appointment of officers of subordinate courts
3 Procedure laid down in the salaries and service conditions of the judicial officers of the lower judiciary
4 Transfer of the Judges of the High Court

Answer: It is the duty of Superior Courts to protect the reputation of judicial officers of subordinate courts
3 In which of these cases, Fundamental Duties are judicially invoked ? Answer using codes given below :
  1. Prem Prakash Vs. Punjab University
  2. Suresh Koshy George Vs. University of Kerala
  3. Rural Litigation and Entitlement Kendra Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh
  4. Shri Sachidanand Pandey Vs. State of West Bengal

Codes :

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

Answer: iii and iv are correct
4 The Supreme Court has laid down guidelines for imposing emergency under Art. 356 in one of the following cases :
1 A.K. Roy Vs. Union of India
2 S.R. Bommai Vs. Union of India
3 State of Rajasthan Vs. Union of India
4 Rameswar Prasad Vs. Union of India

Answer : S.R. Bommai Vs. Union of India
5 By which constitutional amendment “The total number of ministers, including the Prime Minister, in the Council of Ministers shall not exceed fifteen percent of the total number of members of the House of the people” ?
1 Ninety First
2 Ninety Second
3 Ninety Third
4 Ninety Fifth

Answer: Ninety First
6 Who is not the Exponent of the Constitutive Theory of ‘Recognition’ ?
1 Hegel
2 Oppenheim
3 Hall
4 Anzilloti

Answer: Hall
7 Statement – I : Subject to Rules of Jus Cogens, local customary law can supplement or derogate from general custom. Statement – II : International law does not recognise the concept of local custom.

Using the codes given below give the correct answer :

1 Both the statements are individually true and Statement – II is the correct explanation of statement – I
2 Both the Statements are individually true but Statement – II is not the correct explanation of Statement – I
3 Statement – I is true, but Statement – II is false
4 Statement – I is false, but Statement – II is true

Answer: Statement – I is true, but Statement – II is false
8 Using the codes given below indicate the chronological sequence in which the following judgements were delivered by the International Court of Justice :
  1. Right of passage over Indian Territory case
  2. South-West Africa case
  3. Frontier Dispute
  4. Temple of Preah Vihear
1 1, 2, 3, 4
2 2, 4, 1, 3
3 1, 4, 2, 3
4 3, 2, 4, 1

Answer: 1, 4, 2, 3
9 In which of the following cases, a child could not be a ‘Hindu’ under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 ?
  1. Only one parent is a Hindu and the child was brought up as a Hindu
  2. If after the birth of a child both the parents convert to Buddhism
  3. Only one parent is Jain and the child was not brought up as a Jain
  4. If after the birth of a child both the parents convert to Muslim religion and in the exercise of parental right the child is also converted to Muslim religion

Codes :

1 I, II and IV
2 III and IV
3 II and I
4 I, II and III

Answer: III and IV
10 When two Hindus are descendants of a common ancestress but by different husbands, they are said to be related to each other by
1 Uterine Blood
2 Half Blood
3 Full Blood
4 Fosterage

Answer: Uterine Blood
11 A ‘Muta’ marriage is :
  1. A temporary marriage
  2. Recognized under Sunni law
  3. Recognized under Shia law
  4. For a fixed period

Codes :

1 II and IV only
2 I, II, III and IV
3 I, III and IV
4 II and III

Answer: I, III and IV
12 A decree of judicial separation :
  1. dissolve the matrimonial bond
  2. does not dissolve the matrimonial bond but merely suspends marital rights and obligations during the subsistence of the decree
  3. mandates that the parties still continue to be husband and wife but not obliged to live together
  4. provides that if the parties have not resumed cohabitation for a period of one year either party may seek divorce

Codes :

1 I, II and IV
2 I, II, III and IV
3 I and IV
4 II, III and IV

Answer: II, III and IV
13 Rules relating to spinda relationship are based on the principle of
1 Polygyny
2 Endogamy
3 Exogamy
4 Polyandry

Answer: Exogamy
14 Divorce by Zihar is a species of
1 actual divorce
2 inchoate divorce
3 khula divorce
4 constructive divorce

Answer: inchoate divorce
15 For a valid contract acceptance should be
1 absolute and qualified
2 partial but unqualified
3 absolute and unqualified
4 absolutely qualified

Answer: absolute and unqualified

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