Law Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Law Quiz Set 9

1 Preparation consists in devising or arranging means necessary for the commission of the offence. Such attempt is not punishable because
  1. the motive was harmless
  2. impossibility to reach wrongful end
  3. does not affect the security of any person
  4. it remained without culmination

The reasoned answer is

1 Only (i) is correct
2 The most probability is (i) and (ii)
3 There is quite likelihood of (i) and (iii)
4 All the reasons (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv) have to be examined

Answer: All the reasons (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv) have to be examined
2 No person employed in a public utility service shall go on strike
  1. without giving notice of strike to employer
  2. within 14 days of giving such notice
  3. after expiry of date specified in notice for strike
  4. within 7 days of conclusion of conciliation proceeding

Codes :

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

Answer: I and II
3 There can be lay-off for
1 One day
2 More than one day
3 Maximum seven days
4 Any period, even less than one day

Answer: Any period, even less than one day
4 The satisfaction of the President means the satisfaction of the Council of Ministers and not his personal satisfaction, held in
1 Samsher Singh Vs State of Punjab
2 U.N. Rao Vs Indira Gandhi
3 Ram Jawaya Kapoor Vs State of Punjab
4 Sardar Lal Vs Union Government

Answer: Samsher Singh Vs State of Punjab
5 The Concurrent List was described as a ‘Twilight Zone’, as it were for both the Union and the States are competent to legislate in this field without coming in to conflict” is stated by
1 Basu, D.D
2 Dicey, A.V
3 Pyle, M.V
4 Ambedkar, B

Answer: Pyle, M.V
6 Article 360 has been invoked
1 only one time
2 two times
3 three times
4 never invoked

Answer: never invoked
7 “Jurisprudence is concerned primarily with the effects of law upon society and only to a lesser extent with questions about the social determination of law.” Who said it ?
1 Roscoe Pound
2 Eugen Ehrlich
3 Emile Durkheim
4 Max Weber

Answer: Roscoe Pound
8 Which one of the following jurists emphasised that “We cannot understand what a thing is unless we study what it does” ?
1 Salmond
2 Roscoe Pound
3 Kelsen
4 Austin

Answer: Salmond
9 Who defines ‘ownership as planary control over an object’ ?
1 Austin
2 Salmond
3 Holland
4 Savigny

Answer: Holland
10 Assertion (A): A legal right is a legally protected interest. Reason (R) : An element of advantage is essential to constitute right. 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 correct explanation of (A)
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true

Answer: (A) is true, but (R) is false
11 Assertion(A): International Law Commission has initiated studies and prepared draft codes on diverse fields in international law. Reason(R): International Law Commission was established under General Assembly Resolution No. 174 (11) adopted on 21 November 1947 with an object to promote, progressively develop and codify international law code :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true
2 (A) is true but (R) is false
3 (R) is true but (A) is false
4 Both (A) and (R) are false

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true
12 Which one of the following is not a permanent member of the U.N. Security Council ?
1 U.K
2 U.S.A
3 Japan
4 China

Answer: Japan
13 “Recognition operates retroactively not to invalidate the acts of a former government, but to validate the acts of a de facto government which has become the new de jure government.” has been held by the court in the case of :
1 Civil Air Transport Inc. Vs Central Air Transport corporation
2 A.M. Luther Vs Sagar & Co
3 The Arantzazu Mendi
4 Gdynia Ameryka Linie Vs Boguslawski

Answer: Civil Air Transport Inc. Vs Central Air Transport corporation
14 Rules relating to sapinda relationship are based on
1 Principle of Endogamy
2 Principle of Exogamy
3 Principle of Polygamy
4 Principle of Monogamy

Answer: Principle of Exogamy
15 On the ground of barrenness or sterility, marriage can be
1 voidable
2 void
3 both (A) and (B)
4 neither (A) nor (B)

Answer: voidable

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