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1. My Trust with Justice is the autobiography of 10. Who administers the oath of office to the
(a) Justice P.N. Bhagwati President?
(b) Justice A.S. Anand (a) Chief Justice of India
(c) Justice J.S. Verma (b) Vice-President
(d) None of the above (c) Prime Minister
2. India, that is Bharat, shall be a Union of States. (d) Speaker of the Lok Sabha
The word Union is derived from the Constitution 11. Who presides over the joint sittings of both Houses
of of Parliament?
(a) UK (b) USA (a) President of India
(c) Ireland (d) None of the above (b) Vice-President
3. A Federal Court in India was established under the (c) Speaker of the Lok Sabha
Act of
(d) Chief Justice of India
(a) 1909 (b) 1919
12. The Indian Union is
(c) 1935 (d) 1773
(a) Destructible Union of destructible States
4. Which of the following is the first State which
established the Panchayati Raj System? (b) Destructible federation of indestructible States
(a) Rajasthan (b) Gujarat (c) Indestructible union of destructible States
(c) Kerala (d) Karnataka (d) Indestructible union of indestructible States
5. Who among the following Judges made 13. The resignation of the President should be
noteworthy remarks about the Uncle Judges addressed to:
Syndrome in the (a) Chief Justice of India
Allahabad High Court? (b) Prime Minister
(a) Justice S.H. Kapadia (c) Vice-President
(b) Justice M. Katju (d) Parliament
(c) Justice Afrab Alam 14. The States concerned with the Sardar Sarovar
(d) None of the above Project are:
6. The First Law Officer of the country is (a) Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and
Rajasthan
(a) Attorney General of India
(b) Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and
(b) Chief Justice of India Tamilnadu
(c) Chairperson of the Law Commission of India (c) Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and
(d) None of the above Andhra Pradesh
7. The Prime Minister in a parliamentary democracy (d) Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and
is Rajasthan
(a) Head of the Government 15. Which of the following is not correctly matched?
(b) Head of the State (a) Isopeth - A line joining places of equal height
(c) Chief of the Parliament (b) Isobar - A line joining places of equal pressure
(d) Leader of the Upper House (c) Isohypet - A line joining places of equal
8. In the case of clash between the Union and State rainfall
laws on a subject in the Concurrent List (d) Isotherm - A line joining places of equal
(a) The State Law prevails temperature
(b) The Union Law prevails 16. The census operation takes place in India
(c) Both the laws stand equally (a) Every ten years
(d) None of the above (b) Every twenty years
9. What is the maximum age prescribed for a person (c) Every five years
to be elected as President of India (d) Every fifteen years
(a) 58 years (b) 62 years 17. In 2010 the Bharata Ratna was awarded to
(c) 60 years (d) No such limit (a) Lata Mangeshkar and Bismillah Khan
(b) Ainitabh Bachhan and Bhupen Hazarika
(c) Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and Lain Mangeshkar 27. According to Law of Demand
(d) None of the above (a) Income and prices are inversely related.
18. According to Census 2001 the most populous (b) Income and quantity demanded are positively
states in the country are related.
(a) Kerala, West Bengal, Bihar (c) Price and quantity demanded are inversely
(b) Uttar Pradesh, Maharastra, Bihar related.
(c) Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, Gujarat (d) Income and quantity demanded are positively
related.
(d) Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, West Bengal
28. The Central Vigilance Commission has been given
19. Yukiya Amano is the Director- General of statutory status with effect from
(a) WTO (b) WHO (a) 25th August, 1990 (b) 25th August, 1996
(c) IAEA (d) UNESCO (c) 25th August, 1998 (d) 25th August, 1997
20. The Finance Commission 29. Which of the following Acts was not enacted by
(a) Prepares the annual economic survey the British?
(b) Advises the Central Government on taxes to (a) Indian Evidence Act
be levied by it (b) Sale of Goods Act
(c) Advises on the distribution of revenue (c) Prevention of Corruption Act
between the Central and State Governments
(d) Indian Partnership Act
(d) Reports to the Parliament on the financial
irregularities by the Government 30. Direct Taxes are taxes on income, and are directly
related to the ability to pay. Which one of the
21. East Timor was a following not a direct tax?
(a) Portuguese colony (b) Dutch colony (a) Income Tax (b) Excise Duty
(c) French colony (d) British colony (c) Corporation Tax (d) Gift Tax
22. The longitude according to which Indian Standard Pick out the word that comes closest in meaning to
Time (I.S.T) is determined is the word given
(a) 82.5 East Longitude 31. Concede
(b) 0 Longitude or Green which meridian (a) Conceal (b) Conceit
(c) 180 West Longitude (c) Confess (d) Concur
(d) 70 East Longitude 32. Obfuscate
23. The correct north-south sequence of the following (a) Liquidate (b) Freeze
major ports located on the eastern coast of India is
(c) Confiscate (d) Confuse
(a) Madras, Tuticorin, Paradip, Vizag
33. Resuscitate
(b) Tuticorin, Madras, Vizag, Paradip
(a) Resurrect (b) Retain
(c) Paradip, Vizag, Madras, Tuticorin
(c) Revive (d) Retreat
(d) Vizag, Madras, Paradip, Tuticorin
34. Hegemony
24. Which of the following States has the longest coast
line in India? (a) Matrimony (b) Domination
(a) Kerala (b) Tamil Nadu (c) Ceremony (d) Currency
(c) Karnataka (d) Andhra Pradesh 35. Restiveness
25. Which of the following States of India does not lie (a) Restfulness (b) Restlessness
along an international border? (c) Restraint (d) None of the above
(a) Haryana (b) Rajasthan 36. Occlude
(c) Bihar (d) West Bengal (a) Include (b) Occupy
26. Gross domestic product at factor prices refers to (c) Obstruct (d) Conclude
(a) Gross value of goods and services produced in 37. Nexus
a year (a) Fixture (b) Link
(b) Gross value of all assets in an economy during (c) Trick (d) Significance
a year
38. Intestate
(c) Gross value of total wealth of a country at
point of time (a) Without heirs
(d) Gross value of incomes plus taxes in the (b) Without leaving a will
economy (c) Bankrupt
(d) Of natural causes 53. DISJOINTED
39. Subpoena (a) responsible (b) connected
(a) Punishment (b) Summons (c) implied (d) useful
(c) Delay (d) Ban 54. COMPOSE
40. Treason (a) disturb (b) reveal
(a) Insult to the ruler (c) strengthen (d) isolate
(b) Betrayal of country 55. SKEPTICAL
(c) Campaign for Republic (a) theoretical (b) ready to believe
(d) Desecrating the flag (c) eager for change (d) lost in thought
IDENTIFY THE CORRECT SPELLING Fill in the blanks choosing the appropriate set of
41. (a) Surveillance (b) Survilance words
(c) Survalance (d) Survaillance 56 ..is to an immobile bus as is to a book-
seller.
42. (a) Bureaucracy (b) Bureucrcy
(a) Stationery, Stationary
(c) Bureaucrecy (d) Beaureucrcy
(b) Stationary, Stationery
43. (a) Harrasment (b) Harrassment
(c) Stationery, Stationery
(c) Harassment (d) None of the above
(d) Stationary; Stationary
44. (a) Occurencev (b) Occurrence
57 .is to geometrical angles as .. is to
(c) Occurrence (d) Occurance formality.
45. (a) Profesion (b) Profession (a) Compliment, Complement
(c) Proffession (d) None of the above (b) Complement, Compliment
Instructions: In the following questions replace the (c) Compliment, Compliment
underlined word with a synonym.
(d) Complement, Complement
46. She was immaculately dressed in white.
58 ..(Cautious) moves are made
(a) admirably (b) beautifully in(different) ways.
(c) wonderfully (d) spotlessly (a) Discrete, Discreet
47. It is obligatory that the Government take security (b) Discreet, Discrete
measures so as to protect the important leaders.
(c) Discreet, Discreet
(a) expected (b) necessary
(d) Discrete, Discrete
(c) optimal (d) desirable
59. Tie it. if you want to it.
48. He was filled with remorse for his action.
(a) Lose, Loose (b) Loose, Lose
(a) regret (b) repentance
(c) Lose, Lose (d) Loose, Lose
(c) revulsion (d) despair
60. We have to. their claim that these statements
49. I could never believe that even you would lend .our demands.
your ear to this calumny about me.
(a) Contend, Fulfill (b) Content, Fulfill
(a) news (b) report
(c) Contend, Fulfill (d) None of the above
(c) rumour (d) slander
61. A pipe with a diameter of two centimeters can fill a
50. The purpose of the conference is to address the tank through constant flow of water in 1 hours
major issues raised by the opponents. Then a pipe with a diameter of 6 centimeters can
(a) articulate (b) locate fill it in minutes.
(c) deal with (d) indicate (a) 30 (b) 20
Choose the appropriate Lettered word or phrase that is (c) 15 (d) 10
most nearly opposite in meaning to the word in capital 62. In search of a particular shop, A goes four
letters. kilometers towards north. He then turns right and
51. CENSURE goes three kilometers. From where he started, A is
(a) augment (b) enthrall at the distance of

(c) commend (d) reform (a) 1 km (b) 4 kms

52. SPUR (c) 5 kms (d) 7 kms

(a) embitter (b) discourage 63. The product of three numbers is 750 and their ratio
is 1 2 : 3. The sum of three numbers is
(c) impress (d) mislead
(a) 750 (b) 150
(c) 60 (d) 30 73. The Railways were brought to India by Britishers
64. Two runners, A and B start running on a circular for their purposes. But it helped India in many
pathway in opposite directions at the same speed. ways which the Britishers had not foreseen.
They will be diametrically opposite each other From the above it follows that
after each has covered. (a) If the Britishers had foreseen how Railways
(a) 1/2 the distance (b) 1/4 the distance would benefit Indians they would not have
(c) 1/8 the distance (d) 11/2 the distance introduced it in India.
65. In a class, 30% of the students fail in Maths, 25% (b) Railways, though initially beneficial to British
fail in English and 15% fail in both the subjects. If interests eventually harmed them more.
the strength of the class is 80, then the number of (c) Railways was beneficial to both the Indians
students who have passed in both the subjects is and British Government, though the former
(a) 24 (b) 32 was unintended.
(c) 40 (d) 48 74. Modern warfare is not just between armies. It is a
fight between two countries. It is not just the raw
66. A pair of dice is thrown together. What is the strength of men on the front but also the capability
probability of getting a total of 10? of those who supply them with military hardware
(a) 1/36 (b) 1/12 also counts. It is sustained by economies not
(c) 1/9 (d) 1/6 Generals.

67. The number of boys in a class is five times the The above should not lead one to conclude that
number of girls. Which of the following cannot be (a) The more developed and healthy the economy
the total strength of students? of a country is, the more the chances it will
(a) 30 (b) 45 win the war.

(c) 60 (d) 90 (b) A big country has greater chances of winning


the war.
68. An article has a sale ticket price of Rs. 5000/-, and
is sold at a discount of 4% which enables the trader (c) A small country will definitely lose a war
to earn a profit of 20% over his cost price. The cost against a bigger adversary.
price for the trader is 75. It is a paradox that at one level we talk of
(a) Rs. 3750 (b) Rs. 3790 complete elimination of poverty while many
of the pall bearers of our culture have
(c) Rs. 3800 (d) Rs. 4000 romanticized poverty.
69. The average of a, b, c, d is 16. Half the sum of b, c, From the above one can conclude
d is 28. The value of a is
(a) Poverty can never be eliminated.
(a) 8 (b) 10
(b) Poverty should not be eliminated.
(d) 16 (c) 12
(c) Complete elimination of poverty will not be
70. How many numbers can be formed with digits 1 to allowed.
5 so that no digit is repeated in the number.
(d) Poverty has been an inescapable part of social
(a) 325 (b) 125 milieu and it is difficult to eliminate it.
(c) 31 (d) None of the above 76. In general, institutions of higher learning in India
71. The series is 2,5, 10, 17 and X then X is face the problem of student rowdyism. Perhaps one
of the reasons for this is that their courses have no
(a) 26 (b) 34
practical application in their future life.
(c) 31 (d) None of the above
Which of the following can be deduced from
Directions: Read carefully the problem and encircle the above?
most appropriate answer.
(a) Lack of practical application of the courses is
72. Public sector banks carry upon their shoulders the the only reason for student rowdyism.
burden of social sector lending. This lending is
unprofitable because of the high cost per unit and (b) Lack of practical application of the courses is
the main reason for student rowdyism.
problems of recovery. It follows that the
problems of public sector banks will decrease if (c) Lack of practical application of the courses
might be one of the prominent reasons for
(a) They lend more to each applicant for loan in
student rowdyism.
social sector lending.
77. There is a growing feeling that youngsters
(b) There is a mechanism for speedy disposal of
nowadays have lost their cultural moorings. But the
loan recovery cases.
young do not tend to agree with this assessment.
(c) The corruption in banks decreases.
Which will substantiate the latter?
(a) Change is a fact of life and the young are only
adjusting to changing circumstances.
(b) Change is inevitable and young and old alike Latin AA meets five days a week, either from 9 to
are affected by it. 11 a.m. or from 2 to 4 p.m. Sanskrit A meets either
(c) Though change is inevitable, the young are Tuesday or Thursday from 12 noon to 3 p.m. or Monday,
trying to balance the changing requirements Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.
with their inherited culture. Armenian Literature 221 meets either Monday,
78. Honesty is a desirable virtue. But it is generally Wednesday and Friday from 12.30 to 2p.m. or Tuesday
coloured by the self-righteousness and arrogance of and Thursday from 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.
the honest. Celtic Literature 701 meets by arrangement with
It follows from above that the instructor the only requirement being that it meets for
one four hour session or two two hour sessions per week,
(a) Self-righteousness and arrogance is inevitable between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. from Monday to Friday
among the honest beginning on the hour.
(b) honest people will be more liked if traits of 82. Which combination is impossible for Tom?
self- righteousness and arrogance were not
present in them (a) Latin in the morning, Sanskrit on Tuesday and
Thursday and Armenian Literature on
(c) the honest should be self-righteous and Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
arrogant.
(b) Latin in the afternoon and Sanskrit and
79. Arun is a hard working and diligent student. But Armenian Literature on Monday, Wednesday
success still eludes him. and Friday.
It follows from the above that (c) Latin in the afternoon, Sanskrit on Monday,
(a) Arun is unsuccessful because he does not have Wednesday and Friday and Armenian
aptitude for what he is studying. Literature on Tuesday and Thursday.
(b) Arun is unsuccessful because he does not have (d) Latin in the morning and Sanskrit and
the necessary intelligence to understand what Armenian Literature on Monday, Wednesday
he is studying. and Friday.
(c) We do not know the reason for Aruns failure 83. Which of the following gives the greatest number
but because of hard work and diligence he can of alternatives for scheduling Celtic Literature,
be successful. assuming that all other courses are scheduled
80. Life has become all work and no play. Due to this without conflicts?
we are witnessing a high turnover of employees in (a) Latin in the afternoon and Armenian Literature
all companies. Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Which one of the following negates this? (b) Sanskrit on Tuesday and Thursday and
(a) Employees leave for another job in search of Armenian Literature on Monday, Wednesday
rise in pay. and Friday.

(b) Employees leave for another job in search of (c) Latin in the afternoon and Armenian Literature
more challenging assignments. Tuesday and Thursday.

(c) Employees leave for another job in search of (d) Latin in the morning and Sanskrit on Tuesday
doing what they want to do. and Thursday.

81. Inflation is bad for the economy but deflation is 84. If the Celtic instructor insists on holding at least
worse. Which of the following has the same logic one session on Friday, in which of the following
as above? can Tom enroll?

(a) Buying shares is profitable but risky while (I) Armenian Literature on Monday, Wednesday
bank deposits do not compensate for decrease and Friday.
in the value of rupee. (II) Sanskrit on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
(b) Bank deposits do not adequately compensate (a) l only (b) II only
for decrease in the value of rupee while (c) Both I and II (d) I or II but not both
investment in shares is too risky and might be
of no value. 85. Examine the following relationships among
members of a family of six persons A, B, C, D, E
(c) Bank deposits pay interests which are and E
inadequate while shares depreciate in value.
(a) The number of males equals that of females.
Each question or group of questions is based on a
passage or set conditions. For each question, select the (b) A and E are sons of E
best answer choice given: (c) D is the mother of two, one boy and one girl.
Questions from (82-85): (d) B is the son of A.
Tom wishes to enroll in Latin AA, Sanskrit A, Armenian (e) There is only one married couple in the family
Literature 221 and Celtic Literature 701. at present.
Which one of the following inferences can be drawn (a) a protest (b) an application
from the above? (c) an appeal (d) a complaint
(a) A, B and Care all females. 94. X married a second time during the subsistence of
(b) A is the husband of D. his first marriage. He was found guilty of
(c) E and F are children of D. (a) monogamy (b) bigamy
(d) D is the granddaughter of E. (c) adultery (d) polygamy
Questions (86-90): 95. To prevent the smuggler from from the
city the people came to his house to. him.
Vijay lives in Joint Hindu Family consisting of many
relatives. Vijays father Sudhakar has only one brother, (a) absconding, arrest
Vidyakar who is not married. Somwati is Sudhakars (b) escaping, interrogate
wife. Lakshmi is Somwatis mother and she lives with
Lakshmi. Vijays house is called as Sai Krupa, named (c) fleeing, guard
after Vijays grandmother. Sai has one grand-daughter (d) running, meet
by name Priya and two grandsons one of whom has Directions: Given below is a statement of principal ,
moved out of the joint family and lives in nearby town. followed by a factual situation. Apply the principal to
86. Lakshmi is Priyas the facts and select the most appropriate answer among
(a) Mother three alternatives given.

(b) Aunt 96. PRINCIPLE: Uncertain agreements are not


enforceable by law.
(c) Paternal Grandmother
FACT: All auddin is a dealer in all types of edible
(d) Maternal Grandmother oils. Vimal buys from All auddin mustard oil and
87. Vidyakar is Vijays coconut oil. On 6th June, Vimal sent a telegram
asking Allauddin to send 100 tonnes of oil which
(a) Brother (b) Uncle
was not supplied by Allauddin. Vimal filed a suit
(c) Cousin (d) Brother-in-law against Allauddin.
88. Sais late husband Ram Narain would be Priyas Probable reasons given by Allauddin
(a) Uncle (A) Which oil is to be supplied was not mentioned
(b) Father-in-law though Vimal used to buy coconut oil in
previous years in the month of May when this
(c) Paternal Grandfather
order also was placed.
(d) Maternal Grandfather
(B) The price of the oil to be supplied is
89. If Lakshmis brother Vishnu had been alive unascertainable because he was supplied at
(a) He would be Somwatis uncle price different from price charged from other
sin earlier period.-
(b) He would be Vidyakars uncle
(C) Prices of all oils had risen considerably and it
(c) He would be Vijajs cousin
was not possible to supply at the quoted price.
(d) He would be priyas uncle
(D) The oil was to be bought by Vimal for the
90. Sais grandson Ajay is purpose of export which was later banned by
(a) Somvatis cousin the Government.
(b) Vidyakars nephew Which among the above will not be accepted?
(c) Sudhakars brother (a) A, B, C, D
(d) Priyas uncle (b) B, C, D
(c) C, D
Fill in the blanks with the appropriate legal term 97. PRINCIPLE 1: No consideration - No contract.
91. The magistrate issued.. to the accused to PRINCIPLE 2: Consideration is something done
appear before the Court on 12.2.2011 or abstinence of a party at the desire of another
party.
(a) writ (b) summons
PRINCIPLE 3: Consideration must have value in
(c) bail (d) charge the eye of law.
92. A had sexual intercourse with a married woman FACT: Innovative Education Trust manages a
with her consent. He was found guilty of School named Bharat Vidyaniketan. Ashok, the
(a) rape (b) bigamy father of a student in the School suggested to the
(c) adultery (d) Polyandry Trust that it could build a new library building for
which he would bear a part of the cost. The School
93. The tenant was not satisfied with the order of the authority accepted the suggestion and started
lower court so he filed in the High Court- construction of the building. Ashok having
suffered a loss in business, now refuses to pay the 101. PRINCIPLE: An act done by a child between 7
part he had offered earlier. and 12 years of age is not an offence, if he/she is
Which of the decisions, you think is appropriate? not mature enough to understand the nature and
consequences of the act.
(a) Ashok is not liable to pay as the building was
for the benefit of the School and he has FACT: A child of 9 years, finds a gold chain in the
nothing to do with it by way of enjoying any house of his uncle and gives it to his brother B,
benefit. aged 5 years asking him not to tell it to anyone.
The uncle reported it to the police station and
(b) He is liable to pay as Ashoks child is a police conducted a search. During the search, the
student in the same School gold coin falls from the pocket of B and when the
(c) Ashok is liable to pay because based upon his police ask B, he says that it was given to him by
promise the School authority started his brother A.
construction of the building. (a) Both A and B are guilty of theft
98. PRINCIPLE 1: Preparation to commit an offence (b) A is guilty of theft but B is not
is not an offence.
(c) Both A and B are not guilty of theft
PRINCIPLE 2: After one has finished preparation
to commit an offence, any act done towards 102. PRINCIPLE 1: Master is liable for the act of the
committing the offence with intention to commit it, employee/servant.
is an attempt to commit the offence which is by PRINCIPLE 2: The husband or the wife are not
itself an offence. responsible for any commission of wrong on each
FACT: A wants to kill B. He buys a gun and other.
cartridges for committing the murder. FACT: H is a manager of a Hotel belonging to X.
He then sets out searching B and when he sees B, Because of the negligence of H, a folding chair fell
he loads his gun and takes aim at B and pulls the from the first floor to the ground floor injuring the
trigger. The gun did not fire. Receptionist of the Hotel, named W who is the
wife of H. W asks for compensation from X and H.
Which of the answer you will feel more
appropriate? (a) Both X and H are responsible to compensate
W
(a) A is guilty of attempt to murder B from the
time he sets out in search of B. (b) X is only responsible to compensate W
(b) A is guilty of attempt to murder from the time (c) H is only responsible to compensate W
he loads his gun (d) No one is responsible to compensate W
(c) A is guilty of attempt to murder from the 103. PRINCIPLE 1: Mischief is an injury to property
moment he takes aim at B. with the intention of causing wrongful loss to any
99. PRINCIPLE: Bigamy is punishable under S. 494 person or public
of IPC. PRINCIPLE 2: The person to whom the loss is
FACTS: A believing she was not validly married wrongfully caused by mischief need not be the
to B, deserts him and marries C. Has she owner of the property himself
committed bigamy? FACT: A has leased his house to B for 5 years.
(a) Yes After one year A feels the need for the house and
requests
(b) No
B to vacate the house, but B refuses. A in order to
(c) No offence committed get B vacate the house, causes fire to it, but B with
100. PRINCIPLE: To be held guilty of an offence, one the help of the neighbours quickly extinguishes the
should have done the act that causes the intended fire before it could really damage the property
result. (a) A is guilty of mischief
FACT: A with, the intention to murder B stabs (b) A is not guilty of causing mischief
him repeatedly with knife. B is taken to hospital
and is found out of danger. Thereafter, due to the (c) A is not guilty of causing mischief as there
negligence of the doctor, Bs wounds are infected was no damage.
and he requires surgical intervention. During the 104. PRINCIPLE: Theft is the dishonest moving of
time of operation requiring to remove his injured property with the intention of taking it out of the
infected leg, B died on account of administration of persons possession without his consent.
general anesthesia. FACT: A gives his woollen coat to a dry cleaner
(a) A is guilty of murder of B. along with his wifes sarees for the purpose of dry
(b) A is not guilty of murder of B but may be cleaning. He is told to collect the clothes after two
guilty of attempt to murder. days.
(c) A is not guilty of murder of B but may be When he comes after two days, he finds that he
guilty of causing hurt. does not have enough money to pay to the dry
cleaner. But since due to the winter, he needs the
coat desperately, he surreptitiously places the coat IV. X can avail of the right as at first he only fired
near his other goods so that he can quietly take it in the air
without the knowledge of the dry cleaner. (a) I and IV (b) I
(a) A is guilty of theft. (c) II and III (d) IV only
(b) A is not guilty of theft. 108. Won returning home late after work was accosted
(c) A is not guilty of theft but has to pay by an armed vagabond who tried to rob her purse
compensation to the dry cleaner. and valuables at knife point. W raised an alarm but
105. PRINCIPLE 1: If a person uses goods which are was unsuccessful in obtaining help. In the ensuing
left to his care due to mistake by another person, he struggle W snatched the knife from the brigand and
has to compensate the other person. killed him. At the trial W
PRINCIPLE 2: A person is liable to pay the price I. Can claim the right of private defence as she
of goods when they are sold to him. was defending her life and property
FACT: A friend X, leaves a bag of rice by mistake II. Can claim private defence as she tried to
in the house of his friend Y. Ys wife thinking that obtain help but could not approach public
the bag of rice has been brought by Y for the home authorities
consumption, starts consuming the rice. After two III. Cannot claim private defence as to defend a
days, the mistake was realised when X comes to few valuables a person cannot be killed
Ys house for taking away the bag. By the time, 10 IV Cannot claim private defence as it was her
kg of rice is consumed from the bag. X demands own fault that she was coming home late at
the price from Y. night
(a) Y is not liable to pay the price. (a) I and II (b) III
(b) Y is liable to compensate X for 10 kg rice. (c) III and IV (d) II
(c) Y is liable to pay the price of the entire bag of Questions (109- 110):A contract is an agreement which
rice the law will enforce. All agreements are contracts if
PRINCIPLE: Whoever knowingly harbours or they are made with free consent by parties competent to
protects an enemy shall be punished with death. contract for a lawful consideration and with a Lawful
106. Sylvia, a doctor treats a wounded man and makes object.
him well. Later, it emerges that the wounded man 109. A offered to buy Bs bungalow for Rs. 10 lakhs
was actually an enemy General. but B refused. Subsequently when A threatened to
Decision: Is the sentence of death appropriate in file a complaint against B for possessing assets
this case? disproportionate to his income B agreed to the sale.
(a) No, because death penalty has been abolished B subsequently resiles from the contract. As suit
in India to enforce the contract
(b) No, because death penalty is awarded only in (a) will succeed because A was offering lawful
the rarest cases and this penalty is too harsh in consideration for the house
this case (b) will succeed because buying and selling of
(c) No, because Sylvia did not harbor or protect houses is lawful
the wounded man, she merely treated him (c) will succeed because both parties have
(d) No, because whatever Sylvia did she did not capacity to contract
do knowingly. (d) will fail because B was forced to agree to the
Questions (107- 108):Everyone has the right to defend contract
their lift and property against criminal harm provided 110. A paid, Rs. 15,000 to B to secure aseat for his son
it is not possible to approach public authorities and in the Regional Engineering College by using his
more harm than that is necessary has not been caused influence with the Selection Committee. B fails to
to avert the danger. secure a seat for As son.
107. The farm of X on outskirts of Delhi was attacked A sues to recover the amount of Rs. 15,000/-
by a gang of armed robbers. X without informing (a) A will succeed as B has failed to perform the
the police, at first warned the robbers by firing in promised act
the air. As they were fleeing from the farm, he
fired and killed one of them. At the trial (b) A will succeed as the agreement was entered
into with the free consent of both parties
I. X can avail the right of private defence as he
was defending his life and property (c) A will fail as the agreement was unlawful and
against public policy
II. X cannot avail the right as he failed to inform
the police (d) A will succeed as consideration was paid for
the service demanded.
III. X cannot avail the right as he caused more
harm than was necessary to ward off the
danger
ANSWERS
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1(a) 15 (a) 29 (c) 43 (c) 57 (b) 71(a) 85(b) 99 (a)

2 (b) 16 (a) 30 (d) 44 (b) 58 (b) 72 (b) 86 (d) 100 (b)

3 (c) 17 (d) 31(c) 45(b) 59 (b) 73 (c) 87 (b) 101 (b)

4 (a) 18 (b) 32 (d) 46 (d) 60 (d) 74 (c) 88 (c) 102 (b)

5(b) 19 (c) 33 (c) 47 (b) 61(d) 75 (d) 89 (a) 103 (a)

6 (a) 20 (c) 34 (b) 48 (a) 62 (c) 76 (c) 90 (b) 104 (a)

7 (a) 21(a) 35(b) 49 (d) 63 (d) 77 (c) 91(b) 105 (b)

8 (b) 22 (a) 36 (c) 50 (c) 64 (b) 78 (b) 92 (c) 106 (d)

9 (d) 23 (c) 37 (b) 51(c) 65 (d) 79 (c) 93 (c) 107 (c)

10 (a) 24 (b) 38 (b) 52 (b) 66 (d) 80 (c) 94 (b) 108 (a)

11(c) 25(a) 39 (b) 53 (b) 67 (b) 81(c) 95(c) 109 (d)

12(c) 26(a) 40 (b) 54(a) 68 (d) 82 (d) 96(c) 110 (c)

13(c) 27(c) 41(a) 55(b) 69 (a) 83 (a) 97(c)

14 (a) 28 (c) 42 (a) 56 (b) 70 (a) 84 (d) 98 (a)