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Law Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Law Quiz Set 33

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1 The appointment of Chairperson of Lokpal shall be made by the President after obtaining the recommendation of a selection committee consisting of
1 The Prime Minister; The Speaker of the House of the People and the Chief Justice of India
2 The Prime Minister; The Speaker of the House of the People; The leader of opposition in the House of the people
3 The Prime Minister; The Leader of opposition in the House of the People and one eminent jurist to be nominated by the President
4 The Prime Minister; The Speaker of the House of the People, The Leader of opposition in the House of the People, The Chief Justice of India or a Judge of the Supreme Court nominated by him and one eminent jurist to be nominated by the President

Answer: The Prime Minister; The Speaker of the House of the People, The Leader of opposition in the House of the People, The Chief Justice of India or a Judge of the Supreme Court nominated by him and one eminent jurist to be nominated by the President
2 “Law is not only a set of rules but is a method or technique for harmonizing conflicting interests.” This statement is of
1 Auguste Comte
2 Herbert Spencer
3 Roscoe Pound
4 Leon Duguit

Answer: Roscoe Pound
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3 Which one of the following requisites is not necessary to be fulfilled for a custom to be valid and operative as a source of law ?
1 Reasonableness
2 Conformity with statute law
3 Immemorial antiquity
4 May not have been practiced continuously

Answer: May not have been practiced continuously
4 If ‘A’ leaves his car with the driver, the driver’s possession will be
1 Immediate whereas that of ‘A’ would be mediate
2 Mediate whereas that of ‘A’ would be immediate
3 Incorporeal whereas that of ‘A’ would be corporeal
4 Corporeal whereas that of ‘A’ would be incorporeal

Answer : Immediate whereas that of ‘A’ would be mediate
5 Read Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and answer using the codes given below :

Assertion (A) : The legislature can forge a sledge-hammer capable of cracking open the corporate shell. Reason (R) : Corporate personality cannot be used as a shield to harm national interest. 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)
6 Read Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and answer using codes given below :

Assertion (A) : The most important power of an owner is the right to exclude others. Reason (R) : The owner may grant to another many of his rights and yet remain owner. Codes :

1 (A) and (R) are correct 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, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
7 “Law is a social engineering to remove the existing imbalance and to further the progress, serving the needs of the Socialist Democratic Bharat under the rule of Law.” This was the observation of Justice K. Ramaswami in
1 Delhi Transport Corp. V. D.T.C. Mazdoor Congress
2 Indra Sawhney V. Union of India
3 State of Karnataka V. Appa Balu Ingale
4 Parmanand Kataria V. Union of India

Answer: Delhi Transport Corp. V. D.T.C. Mazdoor Congress
8 In which of the crimes retributive theory strikes the moral blameworthiness of the offender to punish him ?
1 Clamping prohibitory orders
2 Sexual harassment at workplace
3 Wilful attempt to defame
4 Common intention to commit riot

Answer: Sexual harassment at workplace
9 In which of the circumstances the defense of necessity involves a collusion of interest and the consequential judgement of values ?
1 Stealing to avert hungers
2 Absolute necessity for self-preservation
3 Private homicide for keeping up the honour
4 Acts done against anarchy

Answer: Acts done against anarchye
10 Read Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and using the codes given below choose the appropriate answer

Assertion (A) : The apprehension of use of criminal force must emanate from the gesture of a person to attract punishment. Reason (R) : Mere advancing with a threatening attitude will not amount to criminal force. Codes :

1 Both (A) and (R) are contradictory to each other
2 (A) is correct while (R) is not the cause of it
3 (A) is incorrect while (R) is appropriate
4 (A) is correct while (R) is the cause of it

Answer: (A) is correct while (R) is not the cause of it
11 Read Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and using the codes given below write the correct answer

Assertion (A) : In a case of attempt to rape there must be an indecent assault or action with any resistance from the victim. Reason (R) : There was some action which shows that he was going to have sexual connection with her. Codes :

1 (R) is correct explanation of (A) and both (A) and (R) are complementary to each other
2 (A) is correct but (R) is not complementary to (A)
3 (A) and (R) have no legal standing in view of change of burden of proof
4 (R) is essential to formulate (A) otherwise there may not be a crime

Answer: (R) is correct explanation of (A) and both (A) and (R) are complementary to each other
12 Which of the factors fall under the limits within which the right of private defense should be exercised ?
1 Where there is time to have recourse to the protection of the public authorities
2 When a public servant performs an act in good faith
3 An act committed strictly in conformity with law
4 Where the act was irregular and outside the scope of power

Answer: An act committed strictly in conformity with law
13 Dacoity with murder creates co-extensive responsibility of each participant because
1 Collective liability is the core-essence whether it was culminated suddenly or not
2 Mere non-participation in dacoity will not exempt from criminal liability since there was pre-concert
3 Planning was to commit only dacoity, but another person, for earlier enemity, abetted to commit murder while there was no common object
4 There must be one or more participants for the constructive action by each member

Answer: Collective liability is the core-essence whether it was culminated suddenly or not
14 What offence, if any, has been committed by a married woman giving free consent to her own abduction ?
1 Abetting her own abduction
2 Criminal conspiracy for abduction
3 No criminal liability against her as the acts was not committed in deceitful manner
4 Attempt to abduction when there was failure to obtain clear consent

Answer: No criminal liability against her as the acts was not committed in deceitful manner
15 A young man waves a currency note of rupees one thousand in front of a woman as if he offers the money for an indecent favour from the woman, he may be criminally booked under
1 Section 506 of IPC
2 Section 507 of IPC
3 Section 508 of IPC
4 Section 509 of IPC

Answer: Section 509 of IPC

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