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Law Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Law Quiz Set 5

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1 A police officer arrested a person without warrant who was drunk and creating disturbance in a public street. The action of police amounts to ______.
1 Detention
2 Wrongful confinement
3 Wrongful restrain
4 None of the above

Answer: Wrongful confinement
2 The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 shall have precedence over other laws and therefore, the provisions of the Act shall have effect despite the inconsistency with the provisions of any other enactment. However it is subject to
1 The Mines Act, 1952
2 Atomic Energy Act, 1962
3 The Factories Act, 1948
4 None of the above

Answer: Atomic Energy Act, 1962
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3 The Central or State Board under the Water(Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 is required to meet at least
1 every one month
2 every two months
3 every three months
4 every six months

Answer: every three months
4 The “precautionary principle” and the “polluter pays principle” are part of the Environmental Law of our country
1 True
2 False
3 Partly true and partly false
4 None

Answer: True
5 “International Law is defined as Law of Nations or International Law is the name for the body of customary and conventional rules which are considered legally binding by civilized States in their relation with each other.”

Above statement is attributed to

1 Charles G.Fenwick
2 J.G. Starke
3 J.L. Brierly
4 L. Oppenheim

Answer: L. Oppenheim
6 Which one of the following statement is true ?
1 A recommendation of General Assembly may be without true legal effect, it may have effects of a moral and political character
2 A decision of General Assembly may be with true legal effect,it may not be without effects of a moral and political character
3 A decision of General Assembly is immoral and unethical,if it is without true legal effect
4 None of the above

Answer: A recommendation of General Assembly may be without true legal effect, it may have effects of a moral and political character
7 Under Section 19 of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, a petition in a Matrimonial case has to be filed at the place
1 where the respondent, at the time of the presentation of the petition, resides
2 where the parties to the marriage last resided together
3 in case the wife is the petitioner, where she is residing on the date of presentation of the petition
4 All the above

Answer: All the above
8 In which of the following case the question of constitutional validity of Section 9 of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, came for consideration for the first time ?
1 Saroja Rani V. Sundarshan Kumar
2 Bipin Chandra V. Prabhavati
3 SavitryPandey V. Premchandra Pandey
4 Lachman V. Meena

Answer: Saroja Rani V. Sundarshan Kumar
9 In which of the following case, the court held that “Dower is a sale-price of women” ?
1 Humara Begam’s case
2 Abdul Kadir’s case
3 Subrunnissan’s case
4 Shah Bano’s case

Answer: Subrunnissan’s case
10 “Single Act of adultery” is a ground for
1 Judicial Separation
2 Divorce
3 Divorceand Judicial Separation both
4 None of the above

Answer: Divorceand Judicial Separation both
11 The movement for protection of human rights gained greater momentum after ______.
1 American War of Independence
2 Second World War
3 Atlantic Charter, 1941
4 The European Convention on Human Rights, 1950

Answer: Second World War
12 The following period was designated by the United Nations as the UN Decade for Human Rights Education ?
1 1995 – 2004
2 1982 – 1991
3 1998 – 2007
4 2001 – 2010

Answer: 1995 – 2004
13 Assertion (A) : The political implication of the theory of natural rights is that human rights, being inherent in man, existed prior to the birth of the State itself and cannot, therefore, be violated by the State. Reason (R) : Human rights are senior to State. 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, but (R)is not the correct explanation of(A)
14 “You are a human being. You have rights inherent in that reality. You have dignity and worth that exists prior to law.” This is the statement of
1 Bhagwati, J
2 Lyn Beth Neylon
3 Kofi Annan
4 None of the above

Answer: Lyn Beth Neylon
15 In an action for the tort of negligence, what is not required to be proved by the plaintiff is that
1 there is damage
2 duty-situation arises
3 breach of duty owed to some one
4 breach of duty owed to the plaintiff

Answer: breach of duty owed to some one

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