LAW OF CONTRACTS
1. According to section 2(e) every promise and every set of promises forming the consideration for each other is __________
2. A promise not supported by consideration is called
a. Nudum pactum
3. An agreement which is enforceable by law at the option of one or more of the parties, but not at the option of the other or others is
a. Void agreement
b. Voidable contract
c. Valid contract
d. Nudum pactum
4. Who said “every agreement and promise enforceable at law is a contract”?
5. The term ‘proposal or offer’ has been defined in section
a. Section 2(a)
b. Section 2(b)
c. Section 2(c)
d. Section 2(d)
1. The Supreme Court of India upheld the decision to implement the quota for other backward glasses (OBCs) in higher educational institutions. The court, however, excluded the “creamy layer” from being a beneficiary. The reason is:
(a) Creamy layer is not an OBC; it is a forward caste
(b) Creamy layer is politically powerful
(c) It can compete with others on equal footing
(d) The inclusion of creamy layer would be unjust.
2. The Speaker can ask a member of the House to stop speaking and let another member speak. This phenomenon is known as
(a) yielding the floor
(b) crossing the floor.
3. From which Constitution was the Concept of a Five Year Plan borrowed into the Indian Constitution?
4. The words ‘secular’ and ‘socialist’ were added to the Indian Constitution in 1975 by amending the
b) Directive Principles
c) Fundamental Rights
d) All of the above.
5. Which of the following Constitutional posts is enjoyed for a fixed term?
(b) Chief Justice
(c) Prime Minister
6. Which of the following exercises, the most profound influence, in framing the Indian Constitution?
(a) British Constitution
(b) US Constitution
(c) Irish Constitution
(d) The Government of India Act, 1935.
7. What is the duration of ‘zero hour’ in Lok Sabha?
(a) 15 minutes
(c) One hour
(d) Not specified.
8. All-India Services come under Article:
9. The State which bas the largest number of seats reserved for the Scheduled Tribes in Lok Sabha is
(c) Uttar Pradesh.
(d) Madhya Pradesh.
10. . Which Article authorises the Parliament to form new States, and alter areas, boundaries or names of existing States?
(a) Article 2
(b) Article 3
(c) Article 6
(d) Article 8
1. Delegation of legislative power to the representative body/authority “for the purposes of the Act” is
(a) known as constitutional legislation
(b) known as Henary VIII clause.
(c) valid delegated legislation
(d) invalid delegated legislation.
2. “Custom as a source of law comprises legal rules which have neither been promulgated by legislation nor formulated by professionally trained judges, but arises from popular opinion and is sanctioned by long usage”. Who amongst the following defined custom as above?
(a) Prof. Carter
(c) Henry Maine
3. Blackstone says that the legislation of the —– Parliament is Supreme according to English law for “what the Parliament doth, no authority upon earth can undo”. Choose the suitable word from the following to fil up the gap, in the above sentence:
4. Statues are “sources of law——- not parts of the law itself”. This statement is made by
(c ) Gray
5. According to Salmond, legal sources of law
I.are recognized as such by the law itself
II. lack formal recognition by the law
III. operate mediately
IV. are the only gates through which new principles can find entrance into the law of the above statements.
(a) I and III are correct
(b) I and IV are correct
(c) I, III and IV are correct
(d) only I is correct
1. Whoever induces or attempts to induce a candidate or voter to believe that he or any person who he is interested will become or will be rendered an object of Divine displeasure or spiritual censure commits the offence of
b. Illegal gratification
d. Undue influence
2. X knows Y to be behind a bush. Z does not know it. X intending to cause or knowing it to be likely to cause Y’s death, induces Z to fire at the bush. Z fires and kills Y. Here Z may be guilty of no offence, but ____
a. X has not committed any offence
b. X has committed the offence of culpable homicide
c. Z has committed offence of murder
d. Has committed the offence of abetment
3. Assault or criminal force used in attempting to commit theft of property is punishable under section ____ of IPC
4. Kidnapping from lawful guardianship under section 361 of IPC can be
a. Of a person of unsound mind
b. Of a person under 18 years of age if female
c. Of a person under 16 years of age if male
d. All the above
5. In kidnapping, the consent of minor is
a. Partly material
b. Wholly material
c. Party immaterial
d. Wholly immaterial