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Law Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Law Quiz Set 42

Questions
1 Under which Article of the United Nations Charter, the Security Council is empowered to implement the judgements of the World Court in case one of the parties fails to implement it and other party to the dispute brings the matter to the Security Council ?
1 Article 94
2 Article 96
3 Article 62
4 Article 36(5)

Answer: Article 94
2 Read the following propositions and give correct answer with the help of codes given below : Propositions are :
  1. A voidable Hindu marriage is regarded as a valid marriage until a decree annulling it has been passed by a competent court
  2. A void Hindu marriage is never a valid marriage and there is no necessity of any decree annulling it
  3. A void Hindu marriage remains valid until a decree annulling it has been passed by a competent court
  4. Children of void and voidable Hindu marriages are legitimate

Codes :

1 Only (i) and (iii) are correct, but (iv) is incorrect
2 (i), (ii) and (iv) are correct, but (iii) is incorrect
3 (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv) are correct
4 (i) and (iv) are correct, but (ii) and (iii) are incorrect

Answer: (i), (ii) and (iv) are correct, but (iii) is incorrect
3 Which of the following is not a condition for a marriage under Section 5 of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 ?
1 No Sapinda and prohibited degree relationship
2 Mental capacity
3 Monogamy
4 Free consent of the parties

Answer: Free consent of the parties
4 Read the following and answer with the help of codes given below :
  1. Only with his wife’s consent
  2. If he has more than one wife, consent of all the wives is necessary
  3. In case of void marriage, consent of wife is necessary
  4. In case of voidable marriage, the wife’s consent is necessary

Codes :

1 (i), (ii) and (iv) are correct but (iii) is incorrect
2 Only (i) and (ii) are correct
3 (ii), (iii) and (iv) are correct, but (i) is incorrect
4 (i), (iii) and (iv) are correct but (ii) is incorrect

Answer : (i), (ii) and (iv) are correct but (iii) is incorrect
5 The most proper or approved form of divorce among Muslims is
1 Triple talak
2 Ahsan talak
3 Hasan talak
4 Talak-al-biddat

Answer: Ahsan talak
6 Which of the following is not a ground of divorce under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 ?
1 Leprosy
2 Insanity
3 Epilepsy
4 Veneral disease

Answer: Epilepsy
7 In default of the mother and female relatives, the following persons are entitled to the custody of a Muslim child :
  1. Nearest paternal grandfather
  2. Father
  3. Full brother
  4. Consanguine brother etc

Among the aforesaid the correct order of priority is :

1 (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)
2 (ii), (i), (iii), (iv)
3 (iv), (i), (ii), (iii)
4 (iii), (ii), (i), (iv)

Answer: (ii), (i), (iii), (iv)
8 Under the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act, 1986, besides the former-husband of Muslim woman, the following relatives etc. are also liable to pay maintenance to her :
  1. Children
  2. Other relatives
  3. State Wakf Board
  4. Parents

Give the correct order of liability of the above with the help of codes given below :

1 (iv), (ii), (iii), (i)
2 (i), (iii), (ii), (iv)
3 (i), (ii), (iv), (iii)
4 (A) is false but (R) is true

Answer: (i), (iv), (ii), (iii)
9 The Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action on Human Rights was adopted by the World Conference on
1 25th June, 1993
2 10th June, 1994
3 15th June, 1995
4 25th June, 1996

Answer: 25th June, 1993
10 Which one of the following slogan was adopted for the Fiftieth Anniversary of UDHR ?
1 ‘All Human Rights for All’
2 ‘Save the Child’
3 “Women Empowerment”
4 “Clean Environment For All”

Answer: ‘All Human Rights for All’
11 Which one of the following countries originally suggested the idea of an International Treaty on the Rights of the Child ?
1 United States of America
2 China
3 Poland
4 India

Answer: Poland
12 ‘It is my aspiration that health will finally be seen not as a blessing to be wished for, but as a Human Right to be fought for’. It was said by
1 Dr. Lee Jong-Wook
2 Dr. Boutros Boutros Ghali
3 Barack Obama
4 Kofi Annan

Answer: Kofi Annan
13 The General Assembly of the United Nations created the office of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in the year :
1 1993
2 1994
3 1995
4 1996

Answer: 1993
14 Under Section 3(2) of the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 the Chairperson shall be
1 one who has been a Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
2 one who has been a Chairperson of a National Tribunal or Commission
3 an Eminent jurist in the field of Human Rights
4 a judge of the Supreme Court who served not less than five years

Answer: one who has been a Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
15 Read Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and answer using codes given below :

Assertion (A) : Making statement of fact on matters of public interest is a defence to an action for defamation. Reason (R) : If defendant in a newspaper publishes a statement of facts making serious allegations of dishonesty against the plaintiff, and subsequently could not prove the truth, the plea of fair comment shall fail as based on untrue facts. Codes :

1 Both (A) and (R) are right and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
2 Both (A) and (R) are right but (R) is not correct explanation of (A)
3 (A) is right, but (R) is wrong
4 (A) is wrong and (R) is right

Answer: (A) is wrong and (R) is right

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