Law Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Law Quiz Set 6

1 For an action of nuisance defendant can put up the following defences
  1. The place is suitable for the purpose
  2. It is for the benefit of the residents of colony
  3. It is done under statutory authority
  4. Plaintiff has consented to the act

Select the right code

1 1, 2 and 3 are correct
2 2, 3 and 4 are correct
3 1, 3 and 4 are correct
4 3 and 4 are correct

Answer: 3 and 4 are correct
2 Which one of the following is not a libel ?
1 A defamatory statement in print
2 A cinematographic film
3 Pictures
4 Sounds or gestures

Answer: Sounds or gestures
3 Assertion (A) : Every partner may attend diligently to his duties in the conduct of business. Reason (R) : Every partner must be intelligent. Codes :
1 Both(A) and R)are true and(R)is correct explanation of(A)
2 Both(A) and(R)are true, but(R)is not correct explanation of(A)
3 (A) is true, but(R) is false
4 Both(A)and(R) are false

Answer: Both(A)and(R) are false
4 Registration of a firm is
1 Mandatory
2 Not compulsory
3 Desirable
4 Of no use

Answer: Not compulsory
5 Which one of the following cases is not related to the doctrine of severability ?
1 A.K.Gopalan V.State of Madras
2 R.M.D.C. V. Union of India
3 Minerva Mills Ltd. V. Union of India
4 Kihota Holohan V. Zachithu

Answer: Minerva Mills Ltd. V. Union of India
6 Which of the following Articles providing for fundamental rights cannot be suspended during the Proclamation of Emergency ?
1 Articles 14 and 15
2 Articles 19 and 20
3 Articles 20 and 21
4 Articles 21 and 22

Answer: Articles 20 and 21
7 Writ of Mandamus may be issued to
1 Compel the judicial or quasi-judicial authorities only to act
2 Compel the authority to act
3 Compel the authority, how to act
4 Compel a private person

Answer: Compel the authority to act
8 Doctrine of Locus Standi means
1 Writ can be filed by any person
2 Power of courts for judicial review
3 Right of petitioner to file the writ petition
4 Discretion of administrative authority

Answer: Right of petitioner to file the writ petition
9 “A legal right is an interest recognized and protected by a rule of legal justice. An interest in the violation of which would be a legal wrong, done to him whose interest it is and respect of which is a legal duly”. It was stated by
1 Salmond
2 Starke
3 Both (A) and (B)
4 None of them

Answer: Salmond
10 “Corporate personality is a mere procedural form which is used to work out a convenient way for immediate purpose”. It was stated by
1 Holland
2 Austin
3 Starke
4 Honfield

Answer: Honfield
11 Which of the following statement is not true ?
1 Possession is a nine point of law
2 Possession is an evidence of ownership
3 Possession is protected till someone else provided a better title in himself
4 Possession once lost cannot be regained

Answer: Possession once lost cannot be regained
12 Which of the following duties have been included by Austin in the category of “Absolute duties” ?
  1. Duties owed to indeterminate persons
  2. Self regarding duties
  3. Duties owed to the sovereign
  4. Duties owed to the parents

Select the correct answer by using the codes below

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

Answer: I, II and III
13 In which of the offences the actual commission of offence is not punished but it’s attempt is punished ?
1 When the execution of murder falls short
2 Causing miscarriage
3 Suicide
4 Exposure with intention to abandon the child

Answer: Suicide
14 An offender claiming exemption of criminal liability under Section 84 of Indian Penal Code must be incapable of knowing
1 the nature of the act
2 the act was contrary to law
3 the act was wrong
4 All of the above

Answer: All of the above
15 There is no right of private defence against an act done, by any person under the direction of a public servant but is subjected to fulfillment of certain condition like
1 the act must be done in good faith
2 the direction was not strictly justifiable by law
3 The directed act has not been generated reasonable apprehension of death
4 All of the above

Answer: All of the above

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