Law Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Law Quiz Set 7

Questions
1 The Indian Penal Code makes a broad distinction between principal wrong doer and an abettor and does not recognize the accessory except in case of harboring when
1 Instigating a person to commit an offence
2 Engaging in a conspiracy to commit an offence
3 Intentionally aiding a person to commit an offence
4 None of the above

Answer: None of the above
2 Which of the following is popularly known as “Forest Conservation Case” ?
1 Environment Awareness Forum Vs. State of J & K, 1999 1 SCC 210
2 T.N.Godavarman Thirumulk Pad Vs. Union of India, 1997 2 SCC 267
3 M.C.Metha Vs. Union of India, 1992 1 SCC 358
4 Tata Engineering & Locomotive Co. Ltd Vs State of Bihar, 2000 5 SCC 346

Answer: T.N.Godavarman Thirumulk Pad Vs. Union of India, 1997 2 SCC 267
3 Taj Trapezium case is between
1 Indian Council for Enviro Legal Action Vs. Union of India, 1996 3 SCC 212
2 Ramji Patel Vs Nagarik Upbhokta Marg Darshak Manch, 2000 3 SCC 29
3 Vineet Kumar Mathur Vs. Union of India, 1996 7 SCC 714
4 M.C. Metha Vs. Union of India, 1997 2 SCC 353

Answer: M.C. Metha Vs. Union of India, 1997 2 SCC 353
4 The increased noise level can cause loss of hearing and irreversible changes in nervous system. Mention the Safe Noise Level fixed by the World Health Organisation
1 80 decibels
2 90 decibels
3 60 decibels
4 45 decibels

Answer: 45 decibels
5 The United Nations proclaimed which of the following day as the “International Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Decade” ?
1 10th Nov. 1980
2 12th Sept. 1980
3 10th Nov. 1990
4 12th Sept. 1990

Answer: 10th Nov. 1980
6 Assertion (A) : Custom is a rule of conduct,obligatory on part of those who are within its sphere,established by long usage and practice. Reason (R) : Rule of conduct are obligatory in any established sphere. 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)
7 Which of the following statements is true ?
1 Pacta tertius nec nocent nec prosunt, means the UN Charter cannot bind non members
2 The General Assembly has the essential element of binding decision
3 The Security Council is an advisory body only
4 The Security Council may never take action involving use of armed forces

Answer: Pacta tertius nec nocent nec prosunt, means the UN Charter cannot bind non members
8 In which case the following principle was laid down ?

“The absence of one party’s consent to jurisdiction when proceedings were instituted was cured by subsequent consent to jurisdiction given outside, and without specific reference to the proceedings before the court”

1 Mavrommatis Palestine Concessions case (Jurisdiction),PCIJ Series A, No. 2, P. 34
2 Corfu Channel case (Preliminary objections), ICJ Rep. 1952, PP. 102 – 03
3 Electricity Co. of Sofia case, Series A/B. No. 77, P. 77
4 Right of Passage Over Indian Territory case (Preliminary objections), ICJ Rep., 1957, P. 125

Answer: Mavrommatis Palestine Concessions case (Jurisdiction),PCIJ Series A, No. 2, P. 34
9 Legal effects of recognition are
  1. Recognised State can sue in municipal courts of recognizing State
  2. Recognised state can claim possession of property situated within jurisdiction of the recognizing State which formerly belonged to preceding government
  3. The recognized State becomes entitled to claim sovereign immunity from being impleaded in the municipal courts of the recognizing State
  4. The recognized State acquires the capacity to enter into diplomatic relations with other States and to conclude treaties with them

Codes :

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

Answer: (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv)
10 Which one of the following is not condition with regard to the persons who may be adopted, under Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956 ?
1 He or she must be a Hindu
2 He or she must has not already been adopted
3 He or she must consent to adoption
4 He or she must has not completed the age of fifteen years, unless there is custom

Answer: He or she must consent to adoption
11 The right to contract a minor in marriage under Muslim Law, belongs, successively to
  1. Father
  2. Mother
  3. Paternal grand father
  4. Brother

Codes :

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

Answer: I, III, IV, II
12 53. Dower in Muslim Law is
  1. Dowry
  2. An obligation imposed upon husband as a mark of respect for wife
  3. Sale price of woman
  4. Consideration for marriage

Select the correct answer by using the codes given below :

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

Answer: II and IV are correct
13 ‘No one shall be subjected to arbitrary asset or detention.’ Under which Article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, this right has been declared ?
1 Article 5
2 Article 7
3 Article 8
4 Article 9

Answer: Article 9
14 Section 19 of the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 provides protection to
1 Army only
2 Police only
3 Navy only
4 All of the above

Answer: Army only
15 In which of the following cases the jurisprudential basis of the principle to award compensation for violating Human-rights has been laid down by the Supreme Court ?
1 Visakha Vs. State of Rajasthan
2 Maneka Gandhi Vs Union of India
3 RatlamMunicipality Vs Vardhichand
4 Nilabhati Behra Vs. State of Orissa

Answer: Nilabhati Behra Vs. State of Orissa

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