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Law Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Law Quiz Set 29

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1 Assertion (A) : Negligence as a tort is the breach of legal duty to take care which results in damage. Reason (R) : In the tort of negligence law takes cognizance of carelessness only if it is supported by the legal duty to care. 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)
2 In the tort of slander it is essential that some special damage has been resulted from the use of word by the defendant. In which of the following case an action of slander may be maintained, without proof of special damage ? Answer using the codes :
  1. Words imputing criminal offence to the plaintiff
  2. Words imputing to the plaintiff that he has an infectious disease
  3. Words prejudice the plaintiff in his office, profession etc
  4. Words imputing unchastity to a woman

Codes :

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

Answer: I, II, III and IV are correct
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3 Which of the following is not an exception to the strict liability principle laid down in Rylands Vs. Flecher ?
1 Independent contractor
2 Statutory authority
3 Act of God
4 Consent of the plaintiff

Answer: Independent contractor
4 Which of the following is the right of the consumer under Consumer Protection Act, 1986 ?
  1. Right to consumer education
  2. Right to seek redressal
  3. Access to a variety of goods and services at competitive prices
  4. Take goods and services free of cost

Codes :

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

Answer : I, II and III are correct
5 What is the pecuniary jurisdiction of the State Commission under the Consumer Protection Act ?
1 Exceeds rupees fifty lakhs but does not exceed rupees one crore
2 Exceeds rupees twenty lakhs but does not exceed rupees one crore
3 Exceeds rupees ten lakhs but does not exceed rupees one crorre
4 Exceeds rupees one crore

Answer: Exceeds rupees twenty lakhs but does not exceed rupees one crore
6 According to Section 12 of the Partnership Act, any difference arising as to ordinary matters connected with the business of partnership may be decided by
1 the seniormost partner
2 an arbitrator
3 a majority of partners
4 a judge

Answer: a majority of partners
7 Which are essentials of a contract of sale of goods ? Answer using codes given below:
  1. Offer
  2. Acceptance of offer
  3. Exchange of goods for money
  4. Transfer of property in goods from seller to buyer

Codes :

1 Only i and iiy
2 Only iii and iv
3 Only ii and iii
4 i, ii, iii and iv

Answer: i, ii, iii and iv
8 Read Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and answer using the codes below :

Assertion (A) : Where under a contract of sale the property in the goods has passed to the buyer and the buyer wrongfully neglects to pay for the goods according to the terms of the contract, the buyer may sue the seller for the price of the goods. Reason (R) : The seller is entitled to get the contractual price. Codes :

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

Answer: (A) is wrong, but (R) is right
9 Which one statement is correct from the following statements :
1 If the contract is inconsistent with the public documents, the person contracting will not be prejudiced by irregularities that may be set the outdoor working of the company
2 If the contract is consistent with the public documents, the person contracting will not be prejudiced by irregularities that may be set the indoor working of the company
3 The doctrine of indoor management seeks to protect the company against the outsider
4 The doctrine of ultra vires seeks to protect the outsider against internal irregularities of the company

Answer: If the contract is consistent with the public documents, the person contracting will not be prejudiced by irregularities that may be set the indoor working of the company
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10 Which of the following statements are correct ? Answer using codes given below : In order that a person can be called a holder in due course, he must show :
  1. that he is the drawer of the negotiable instrument
  2. that he has obtained it without consideration
  3. that he has obtained it before the maturity of the negotiable instrument
  4. that he has obtained the negotiable instrument in good faith

Codes :

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

Answer: iii and iv are correct
11 The Preamble to Constitution of India proclaims that, ‘we, the people of India,’ have established
1 A Sovereign, Socialist, Democratic, Republic onlyv
2 A Sovereign, Secular, Democratic, Republic only
3 A Secular, Socialist, Democratic, Republic only
4 A Sovereign, Socialist, Secular, Democratic Republic

Answer: A Sovereign, Socialist, Secular, Democratic Republic
12 Read Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and give the correct answer with the help of codes given below :

Assertion (A) : Under Art. 226 of the Constitution of India the High Court has discretionary remedy to issue writs. Reason (R) : If the High Court is satisfied that the aggrieved party can have an adequate remedy elsewhere it can refuse to grant writ. Codes :

1 (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
2 (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) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
13 “The Fundamental Duties incorporated in Article 51A of the Constitution of India are mere reminder to the citizens, with no enforceability, to ensure their compliance” was said by
1 Justice J.S. Verma
2 Justice O. Chinnapa Reddy
3 Justice Y.V. Chandrachud
4 Justice P.N. Bhagwati

Answer: Justice J.S. Verma
14 Justice Mukherjee C.J., speaking for the court, stated “that though the executive power is vested in the president, the president is only a formal or constitutional head of the executive. The real power is vested in the Council of Ministers on whose aid and advise the president acts in the exercise of his functions,” in the following case :6. Justice Mukherjee C.J., speaking for the court, stated “that though the executive power is vested in the president, the president is only a formal or constitutional head of the executive. The real power is vested in the Council of Ministers on whose aid and advise the president acts in the exercise of his functions,” in the following case :
1 U.N.R. Rao v/s. Indira Gandhi
2 Ram Jawaya Kapur v/s. State of Punjab
3 Jayantilal Amratlal Shodan v/s. F.N. Rao
4 Sardarilal v/s. Union of India

Answer: Ram Jawaya Kapur v/s. State of Punjab
15 The right of a person to be appointed as a guardian of his minor children under the personal law is not a fundamental right was decided by the Supreme Court in one of the following cases :
1 Mohd-Aslam v/s. Union of India
2 Sahifzada Saiyed Muhammed Amirabbas Abbasi v/s. State of Madyabharat
3 Khatri v/s. State of Bihar
4 Mohd. Faruk v/s. State of M.P

Answer: Sahifzada Saiyed Muhammed Amirabbas Abbasi v/s. State of Madyabharat

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