Duration of examination: 2 hours
Maximum marks: 400 Negative marking: 1
- Which of the following elements are not essential for transferring of title to the buyer from the seller?
Payment of price
Determination of time of delivery
None of these
Physical Delivery of the goods.
- Which of the following statements is correct?
The liability of master and servant is sometimes joint and sometimes several depending on circumstances
The liability of master and servant is joint and several
The liability of master and servant is joint
The liability of master and servant is several.
- Which of the following statement is correct?
None of these
Stranger to consideration has no right
Stranger to consideration can enforce a promise
Stranger to contract can enforce a promise.
- Which of the following statement is true?
Both (In case of initial impossibility agreement is termed as void) and (In case of subsequent impossibility contract becomes void) are true
Both (In case of initial impossibility agreement is termed as void) and (In case of subsequent impossibility contract be void) are false
In case of initial impossibility agreement is termed as void
In case of subsequent impossibility contract becomes void.
- Which of the following agreement(s) is/are void?
Agreements without Consideration
Agreement in the restraint of legal proceedings
Agreement effected by fraud
Choose the correct answer by using the codes given below:
Agreements without Consideration and Agreement in the restraint of legal proceedings only
Agreements without Consideration, Agreement in the restraint of legal proceedings and Agreement effected by fraud
Agreement effected by fraud only
Agreement in the restraint of legal proceedings only.
- Which of the following is correct about International Criminal Tribunal for Yugoslavia (ICTT)?
It has been closed officially
It has been merged with International Criminal Court (ICC)
It will continue till the disposal of all appeals and other proceedings
It is permanent in nature.
- Which of the following is related to the Compensatory Afforestation Management and Planning Art, 2016?
N.Godavrman Thirumulkpad v. Union of India
Vellore Citizens Welfare Forum v. Union of India
Karnataka Industrial Development Board v. C.Kenchappa
Pollution Control Board v. N.V.Nayuddu.
- Which of the following landmark case is not related to copyright law?
G.Anand v. Delux Films AIR 1978 SC 1613
Feist Publications, Inc., v. Rural Telephone Service Co., 499 U.S. 340 (1991)
Eastern Book Company v. D.B. Modak
Diamond v. Chakrobarty, 447 U.S. 303 (1980).
- Which of the following cannot pertain to the tort of nuisance?
Playing music through loudspeaker in the night
Creation of foul smell on one’s land which reaches neighbour’s residence
Construction of a flour mill on the ground floor, while the first floor is occupied by a tenant
Taking cattle on the field of the neighbour.
- Which of the following amendments to the Constitution of India is related with reservation of seats in educational institutions for the economically weaker section of citizens?
- Which of the following is a formulation of the historical school?
Law is in a state of continuous change
Law has a spontaneous nature of growth like language
Law is found and not made
All of these.
- Which of the following Section of the IPC was amended by the Criminal Laws(Amendment) Act, 2018?
- Which of the following is not related to Section 498A of IPC?
Arnesh Kumar v. State of Bihar
Rajesh Sharma v. UOI
Social Action Forum for Manavadhikar and another v. UOI
Gurmeet Singh v. State of Punjab.
- Which of the following is not included in the definition of Cinematograph film as defined under Section 2(f) of the Copyright Act, 1957?
A work of visual recording
A sound recording accompanying a visual recording
- Which of the following pairs is correct?
Nottebohm Case-Right of self defence
Nicaragua v. United States-Counselor access
Anglo Norwegian Fisheries Case -Delimitation of Continental Shelf
LaGrand Case, 2001- State Responsibility.
- Which of the following pairs is incorrect?
Arvid Pardo – For the concept of common heritage of mankind for seabed and the ocean floor beyond national jurisdiction
Hugo Grotius – Mare liberum
Calvo Clause- Disputes arising out of contract shall be referred to municipal courts of state which grants concession
Selden -The Province of Jurisprudence Determined.
- Which of the following judges propounded the principle of absolute liability in M.C. Mehta v Union of India (AIR 1987 SC 1086)?
Justice R.S. Pathak
Justice Y.V. Chandrachud
Justice V.R. Krishna Iyer
Justice P.N. Bhagwati.
- Which of the following does not constitute the Electoral College for electing the President of India?
Elected members of Rajya Sabha
Elected members of the Legislative Council
Elected members of the Legislative Assembly of each state
Elected members of Lok Sabha.
- Which Section of the Indian Penal Code defines ‘sedition’?
Section 124 A
- Which provision of the Information Technology Act, 2000 provides legal recognition to e-records?
- Which one of the following is not the object of the Central Consumer Protection Council?
Education of seller of goods about their rights
Education of the consumer about their rights
Protecting the consumer against unfair trade practices
Protecting the rights of the consumer against the marketing of goods which are hazardous to life and property.
- Which one of the following is considered as a subsidiary source of international law as per Article 38(1) of the Statute of International Court of Justice?
Teachings of the highly qualified publicist
Rules relating to internal functioning of international organizations
- Which section of the Indian Contract Act, 1812 defines the term “reciprocal promises”?
- Where the money received from a third party by the firm, In the ordinary course of It business, is misapplied by one of the partners to his own use then the:
Defaulting partner alone is liable for the same
Third party has no remedy
Firm is liable for the same
Firm is not liable for the same.
- As per the Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, 1956, a person who has an adopted son living:
Can adopt another son with consent of the adopted son
Can adopt another son with the prior permission of the court
Can adopt another son
Cannot adopt another son.
- As per Trade Marks Act 1999, the word ‘comfort’ for T-shirt cannot be registered exclusively due to:
- Under which of the provisions of the Trade Marks Act, 1999, two or more identical or similar trademarks may be registered In respect of same or similar goods?
- An incoming partner, who has been validly admitted in the firm is:
Both (Not liable for the acts of the firm done before he became a partner) and (Liable for the act of the firm done after his admission)
Not liable for the acts of the firm done before he became a partner
Liable for the acts of the firm done before he became a partner
Liable for the acts of the firm done after his admission.
- When a Hindu inherits the property from his father under Section 8 of the Hindu Succession Act 1956, he takes it as:
His separate property
A joint family property
Only as a joint family property or his separate property
Either as joint family property or His separate property, as decided amongst the heirs.
- X duly posts a letter of acceptance to V. But the letter is lost in transit due to the negligence of the post office.
There is no contract concluded, because the proposer has not received the letter
There is no contract concluded, because the acceptance has not reached the proposer
None of the these
The contract is concluded, because the acceptance is complete, from the date of dispatch, notwithstanding any delay or miscarriage in its arrival from causes not within the acceptor’s control.
- After passing of a decree for judicial separation, co-habitation is:
Either Obligatory Or Directory
- A gratuitous or bare promise, devoid of consideration, is called:
- If Mr. A sells a watch to Mr. X which Mr. A has obtained by inflicting undue influence on Mr. B, the title of Mr. X on the watch is:
Subject to the fact whether Mr. B has rescinded the contract
- According to the jurists of Analytical School:
Customs are only positive morality even after recognition
Custom is a law from the very inception of it
Custom never becomes law
Custom becomes law after its recognition by the sovereign.
- According to Pound, Private interests include:
Individuals interests of personality like reputation, conscience
All of these
The interests of property; succession, testamentary disposition
The interest of domestic relations of persons such as husband and wife.
- According to U.N. Convention on Law of the Sea 1982, the Contiguous Zone is established to exercise the control necessary to prevent and punish infringement of coastal slate’s laws relating to:
Fiscal, Fisheries, Immigration and Security
Fiscal, Customs, Immigration and Environment
Fiscal, Customs, Immigration and Sanitary
Fiscal, Customs, Fisheries and Sanitary.
- According to Hohfeldian analysis, Liability Is the Jural co-relative of:
- Under the Companies Act 2013, a private company can borrow funds for its financial needs from:
directors, banks and financial institutions
directors, shareholders and relatives of directors
banks and financial institutions.
- Under the Consumer Protection Act, 1985, the limitation period for filing a complaint in District Forum:
Two year from the date of cause of action
Six month from the date of cause of action
Three years from the date of cause of action
One year from the date of cause of action.
- Under the Hindu law degrees of prohibited relationship include relationship by:
Half or uterine blood
All of these.
- ‘A’ a Muslim male during the lifetime of his wife ‘W’ with whom the marriage is subsisting married the younger sister of his wife. The marriage is:
Void in Sunni as well as Shia Law
Valid in Sunni as well as his law
Irregular in Sunni as well as Shia law
Irregular in Sunni Iaw and void in Shia law.
- A intentionally tampers the computer source code developed by “B” and imitated it substantially to create his own computer programme. Under which Law “A” can be made liable:
Both Copyright Act, 1957 & Information Technology Act, 2000
Neither Copyright Act, 1957 nor Information Technology Act, 2000
Information Technology Act, 2000
Copyright Act, 1957.
- Private rights acquired under existing law do not cease on change of sovereignty was held in:
Mavrommatis Palestine Concessions case
Chorzow factory case
Island of Palmas case
German settlers in Poland case.
- If a seller is in possession of goods after the title has passed to the buyer, he can:
Cannot resell the goods
Resell the goods
Resell only if he gets a Lower price than the previous sale
Resell but the second buyer do not get good title.
- If a law is for long disregarded in practice then courts don’t give effect to it. Such state of disuse of a norm is known as:
- Article 40 of the Constitution of India deals with:
Equal justice and free legal aid
Organization of Village Panchayats
Participation of workers in management of Industries
Right to education and work.
- Article 16(4A) of the Constitution of India which gives power to the State to make laws regarding reservation in matters Of promotion in favour of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes was added by the:
78th Amendment to the Constitution of India
75th Amendment to the Constitution of India
77th Amendment to the Constitution of India
76th Amendment to the Constitution of India.
- X, a fruit dealer, gives his agent Y a van for the supply of fruits to the customers. Y goes for a free ride with his friend Z, and commits an accident resulting in an injury to A. Which one of the following is correct?
X is Liable
X,Y and Z are all liable
Z is liable
Y is liable.
- In case of Private Company, as per section 2(68) of the Companies Act, 2013, what is the minimum paid up capital?
No minimum amount prescribed
1 lakh rupees
5 lakh rupees
10 lakh rupees.
- A public company can borrow money:
After one year of incorporation
After obtaining certificate of commencement of business
Soon after incorporation.
- A public company can be converted into a private company only after the approval of the:
National Company Law Tribunal.
- Who said that ‘there was no real distinction between state law and international law, both systems bound individuals, although international law as a matter of technique did so only mediately and through the concept of the state.’?
- Who is authorized to issue license to Section 8 company under the Companies Act 2013?
Any one of the above
Registrar of Companies
- In which case, the International Court of Justice held that ‘UNO is a juristic person sui generis’?
Reparation of Injuries Suffered in the Services of UN
Paquete Habana Case
North Sea Continental Shelf Case.
- In which of the following cases it was held that there is no reason to compel non-smokers to be helpless victims of air pollution?
Sheela Barre v. UOI
- Mehta v. UOI
Samantha v. State of A.P.
Murli Deora v. UOI.
- In which of the following offences punishment with imprisonment for life means imprisonment for the remainder of that person’s natural life is provided under the IPC?
Rape of woman under 12 years of age
Gang rape of woman under 16 years of age
Gang rape of woman under 12 years of age
All of these.
- In which of the following Instances, insulting words can form the basis of an action for defamation?
written by a husband to his wife
written by a client to his lawyer
written in an inland letter
written in a post card.
- In which one of the following case has the Supreme Court upheld the Constitutional validity of the Constitution (93rd Amendment) introducing Article 15(5) of the Constitution of India?
Indra Sawhney v. Union of India
Nagaraj v. Union of India
TMA Pai Foundation v. State of Karnataka
Ashok Kumar Thakur v. Union of India.
- To which of the following, the Corfu Channel Case, 1949 is concerned with?
The delimitation of continental shelves
The right of innocent passage
The exploitation of seabed and subsoil of deep ocean
The adoption of straight base line for measuring territorial waters.
- Children of annulled voidable marriages and void marriages are:
Neither heirs of their parents nor to anyone else
Heirs of their parents alone and to none else
Heirs of their parents and grandparents
Heirs of their parents as well as to others in the family of their parents.
- Frederick Karl Von Savigny has observed that:
- Custom precedes legislation
- Legislation must confirm to customary practices
- Custom is not important than legislation
- Law is a product of general consciousness of the people and a manifestation of their spirit.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
1,2 & 4
2,3 & 4
1,2 & 3
1,3 & 4.
- Propositions are:
- A void marriage remains valid until a decree annulling it has been passed by a competent court.
- A void marriage is never valid marriage and there is no necessity Of any decree annulling it.
III. A voidable marriage is regarded as a valid subsisting marriage until a decree annulling it has been passed by a competent court.
In respect of the aforesaid propositions which is correct?
I and III are correct and II is incorrect
I and III are incorrect and II is correct
I, II and III all are correct
II and III are correct and I is incorrect.
The Nice Classification (NCL) established by the Nice Agreement (1957), is an international classification:
For Semiconductor and layout designs
Of goods and services applied for the registration of designs and it contains 45 classifications
Of goods and services applied for the registration of marks and it contains 45 classifications
Of Geographical Indications.
- Against which of the following offences, does the right of private defence of property extend to the voluntary causing of death?
- In the absence of any agreement, the interest to partners on the amount of loan advanced to the firm, is allowed at:
8% per annum
6% per annum
4% per annum
- A, B and C jointly own an Almirah, but it is in possession of B. R enters into a contract of sale with B to buy the almirah paying a reasonable amount, knowing that it is also owned by A and C. But both B and R agree to keep this transaction a secret from A and C. Can A or C challenge the title of R?
No, because R holds an absolute and good title to it
No, because the title has already passed to R
Yes, because R had the knowledge about the joint owners and he did not act on good faith
Yes, because it was B who was only in possession of the property.
- A police officer arrested and detained a person in the lockup despite production of a bail order from the court. The Police Officer is guilty of:
- Every member of the Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission holds office for a term of:
Five years or up to the age of seventy years, whichever is later
Five years or up to the age of seventy years whichever is earlier
Five years or up to the age of sixty five years, whichever is earlier
Five years or up to the age of sixty five years, whichever is later.
- Consider the following statements:
For defamation the plaintiff has to prove that the imputation is false and malicious. In this context malicious means:
with evil motive
without just cause
a factor relevant in assessment of damages
an irrelevant plea of defamation
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
with evil motive and without just cause only
without just cause, a factor relevant in assessment of damages and an irrelevant plea of defamation
without just cause only
without just cause and a factor relevant in assessment of damages only.
70. Consider the following statements.
1. Legislation is the main source of law
2. Legislation has both creative and abrogative powers
3. Custom is generally based on the will of the people
Which of the above statements are correct?
2 and 3 are correct
1, 2 and 3 are correct
1 and 2 are correct
1 and 3 are correct.
- A member of the UN may be suspended from the exercise of its rights and privileges of membership by the:
Security Council on the recommendation of General Assembly
General Assembly on the recommendation of Security Council.
- On which Model Law of UNCITRAL (United Nations Commission on International Trade Law) Information Technology Act, 2000 of India is based:
UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency (1997)
UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Signatures (2001)
UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Commerce (1996)
UNCITRAL Model Law on International Credit Transfers (1992).
Assertion (A): Homicide is the killing of a human being by a human being
Reason (R): Homicide is always culpable
Both (A) and (R) are false
Both (A) and (R) are true
A is false but (R) is true
A is true but (R) is false.
- Match the following:
- Definition of Abduction
- Kidnapping a minor for purpose of begging
- Kidnapping for a ransom
- Importation of a girl from a for country
- Kidnapping in order to murder
- Section 352
- Section 363
- Section 364 A
- Section 366 B
- Section 364
A-1, B-2, C-3, D-4, E-5
A-5, B-1, C-4, D-3, E-2
A-3, B-5, C-2, D-1, E-4
A-1, B-4, C-3, D-2, E-5.
- Match List I with Sections of Hindu Marriage Act 1955 given in List II and select the correct answer from the code given below:
- Proceedings to be conducted in camera
- Maintenance pendant lite and expense of proceedings
- Appeals from decree and orders
- Permanent alimony and maintenance
I. Section 24
II. Section 25
III. Section 22
IV. Section 28
A-IV, B-III, C-II, D-I
A-III, B-I, C-IV, D-II
A-III, B-I, C-II, D-IV
A-IV, B-I, C-III, D-II.
- Human beings have no rights only duties. This view was formulated by:
- For the offence of affray under the IPC there must be:
More than 5 persons
More than 2 persons
At least 5 persons
At least 2 persons.
- For a valid Muslim marriage:
Offer and acceptance may be at different times and different places
Offer and acceptance must be at the same place
Offer and acceptance must be at the same time
Offer and acceptance must be at the same time and place.
- ‘Ownership is the entirety of the power of use and disposal allowed by Law’. This definition was given by:
- ‘A’ gives his daughter D, aged 16 years, in marriage to B, a boy aged 22 years, without her consent and against her wishes. The marriage is:
Voidable and can be annulled at the option of D
Voidable and can be annulled at the option of A
Void ab initio
Valid but liable to be terminated through decree of divorce.
- Internalization of externalities is associated with:
Polluter Pays Principle
Absolute Liability Principle
- What was the rule laid down by the Privy Council in “Wagon Mound” case?
The defendant is liable for that injury which is the immediate consequence of defendant’s fault
The defendant is liable for all the injuries which occurs is a direct consequence of defendant fault
The defendant is liable only for that injury which could be reasonably foreseen as occurring due to defendant’s fault
The defendant is not liable if he proves that the plaintiff suffered injury owing to his contributory negligence.
- Which of the following is not registrable under the Designs Act, 2000?
Made of principle of construction
Features of shape.
- Which of the following is the first country to ratify the “Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print Disabled (MVT) (2013)”?
- At any time after the expiration of ………………. from the date of the grant of a patent, any ……………….. person may make an application to the controller for grant of compulsory licence CIFI patent under the Patents Act, 1970.
Two Years & Interested
Three Years & Interested
Four Years & Interested
None of these.
- Jamul Instigates Bipin to murder Chelan. Bipin ruses to do so. What offence, if any, has been committed by Atul?
Attempt to commit murder
Conspiracy to commit murder
Abetment to commit murder.
- On the death of a partner, public notice of death is not given and the firm continues the business, then for the acts of firm done after his death, the estate of the deceased partner is:
Treated as security
- The defence of ‘non est factum” is available to the contracting party who has committed mistake as to:
Quality of the promise made by the other
Quality of the subject matter of the contract
Identity of the other contracting party
Nature of contract.
- The Central Consumer Protection Council consists of:
Either Chairperson and Ten other members or Chairperson and such other members as may be prescribed
Chairperson and Five other members
Chairperson and such other members as may be prescribed
Chairperson and Ten other members.
- The Central Government has been empowered to conduct investigation into the affairs of the company under section 210 of Companies Act 2013:
i. On the report of Registrar of Companies
ii. In public interest
iii. On passing of the special resolution
iv. On order of the court or tribunal
Select the correct answer:
i and ii only
iii and iv only
ii and iii only
All i, ii, iii and iv.
- The satisfaction of the President means the satisfaction of the Council of Ministers and not his personal satisfaction was held in:
Rao v. Indira Gandhi
Ram Jawaya Kapoor v. State of Punjab
Samsher Singh v. State of Punjab
Sardari Lal v. Union Government.
- The charge of impeachment against the President of India for his removal can be preferred by:
Prime Minister of India
Chief Justice of India
Either House of Parliament
Speaker of Lok Sabha.
- The Supreme Court of India formulated the doctrine of eclipse in:
Bhikaji Narain Dhakras v State of M.P.
State of W.B. v. Anwar Ali Sarkar
Maneka Gandhi v. Union of India
Bashesharnath v. Income Tax Commissioner.
- The World Commission on Environment and Development’s report is known as:
Our Changing Environment
Our Common Future
Caring For Earth.
- The ground “Internal Disturbance” in Article 352 of the Constitution of India for proclamation of emergency was removed by:
- The Precautionary Principle is provided in:
Principle 6 of Rio Declaration
Principle 6 of Stockholm Declaration
Principle 15 of Rio Declaration
Principle 15 of Stockholm Declaration.
- The broadcast reproduction right is conferred to every broadcasting organisation for:
- The President of India does not have the power to:
Summon each house of Parliament to meet at such time and p1ace as he thinks fit
Remove a Minister from Union Council of Ministers
Dissolve both Houses of Parliament
Prorogue the Houses or either House.
- The Paris Agreement of 2016 is a part of:
- To Hans Kelsen goes the credit of formulating:
Pure theory of law
All of these
Functional approach to law
Imperative theory of law.