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Law Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Law Quiz Set 27

1 Which of these facts do not constitute the degree of knowledge for holding a person to be criminally liable for adducing false evidence ?
1 A statement known to be false
2 A statement believed to be false
3 A statement not believed to be true
4 An offence committed but not affirmed

Answer: An offence committed but not affirmed
2 What offence, if any, has been caused by the accused ‘X’ in the following facts :

‘X’ had some verbal wrangle with his wife ‘Y’ and incourse of that he gave her a blow with great force and after an interval for two hours ‘Y’ died. Medical evidence provided the causative factor as rapture in the spleen.”

1 Culpable homicide not amounting to murder
2 Grievous hurt
3 Homicide
4 Simple hurt

Answer: Grievous hurt
3 Which of the following properties could not be held to be an offence of theft, when committed/taken by a person ?
1 Durga Idol
2 Cooking Gas
3 Running Electricity
4 Forgotten Umbrella

Answer: Running Electricity
4 Read Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and using codes given below, answer :

Assertion (A) : In criminal breach of trust, there is conversion of property held by a person in a fiduciary capacity. Reason (R) : A person has a right to convert property held by him in a fiduciary capacity. Codes :

1 Both (A) and (R) are right and (R) is correct reason for (A)
2 (A) is right, but (R) is wrong
3 (A) is wrong, but (R) is right
4 Both (A) and (R) are wrong

Answer : (A) is right, but (R) is wrong
5 The main objective of the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act is :
1 To provide for the prevention, control and abatement of air pollution
2 To provide for ensuring standards for emission from automobiles
3 To put restrictions on the establishment of certain industrial plants
4 To establish air laboratory for air quality standards

Answer: To provide for the prevention, control and abatement of air pollution
6 The definition of ‘environmental pollution’ under the Environment (Protection Act) is :
1 Any pollution of air, water and soil
2 The presence of any solid, liquid or gaseous substance in the environment that causes injuries to man
3 The presence in the environment of any environmental pollutant
4 Any pollution in land, sea and air

Answer: The presence in the environment of any environmental pollutant
7 Assertion (A) : A company was unlawfully polluting streams and rivers by discharging trade effluents which raised pollution level beyond permissible limits. Reason (R) : The court decided that the company could not be held liable under Water Act, 1974.
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: (A) is true, but (R) is false
8 The National Environment Tribunal Act provides for compensation on the basis of no fault liability in the cases of
  1. Death of any person
  2. Injury to any person
  3. Death and injury to workman
  4. Damage to any property

Codes :

1 I and II are correct
2 II and III are correct
3 IV only is correct
4 I, II and IV are correct

Answer: I, II and IV are correct
9 Arrange the following cases in the chronological order on the basis of the year in which they have been decided by the Supreme Court on Public Trust doctrine under Environment law. Use the code given below :
  1. M.C. Mehta Vs. Kamal Nath
  2. M.I. Builders Pvt. Ltd. Vs. Radhey Shyam Sahu
  3. Hinch lal Tiwari Vs. Kamala Devi

Codes :

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

Answer: I, II, III, IV
10 For which special purpose a conditional permit for hunting any wild animal, cannot be granted under the Wild Life (Protection) Act ?
1 Preparation of snake venom for manufacturing of life saving drugs
2 Collection of specimen for zoos and museums
3 Scientific research
4 Research in traditional and established Universities

Answer: Research in traditional and established Universities
11 Under whose specification the recycling of plastic is undertaken as per the Plastic
1 Indian Standard Institution
2 Bureau of Indian Standards
3 Indian Standard Organisation
4 Indian Plastic Bureau

Answer: Indian Plastic Bureau
12 “International law may be defined in broad terms as the body of general principles and specific rules which are binding upon the members of the International Community in their mutual relations”. Who has given this definition of Public International Law ?
1 J.G. Starke
2 Charles G. Fenwick
3 Whiteman
4 Torsten Gihl

Answer: Charles G. Fenwick
13 The Estrada Doctrine was propounded by
1 The Home Minister of Mexico
2 The Foreign Minister of Mexico
3 The External Secretary of U.S.A
4 The Prime Minister of U.K

Answer: The Foreign Minister of Mexico
14 Provision, “that the U.N.O. has no competence to intervene in matters which are essentially within the domestic jurisdiction of any State”, has been provided under which Article of U.N. Charter ?
1 Article 1(7)
2 Article 2(7)
3 Article 7(2)
4 Article 98(7)

Answer: Article 2(7)
15 Give the chronological order of the following in which they came into existence :
  1. Charter of United Nations
  2. Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  3. International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
  4. International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Codes :

1 a c b d
2 d b a c
3 a b d c
4 c d b a

Answer: a b d c

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