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#Who propounded ‘Minimum content theory of natural law’ ?
A#H. L. A. Hart
B#Lon Fuller
C#John Finnis
D#Julius Stone

#According to Hugo Grotius, the purpose/s of social contract :<br>A. Internally for the justification of the absolute duty of obedience of the people to the government<br>B. Internationally to create a basis for legally binding and stable relations among the states
A#A only
B#B only
C#Both A and B
D#None of the options

#Who propounded the theory of Pleasure and Pain ?
A#Jeremy Bentham
B#Austin
C#Kant
D#Finnis

#Which book is not authored by Julius Stone ?
A#Human Law and Human Justice
B#Legal System and Lawyer’s Reasonings
C#Social Dimensions of Law and Justice
D#Law in the Making

#The jural opposite of ‘Power’ is :
A#Disability
B#Liability
C#Privilege
D#Immunity

#______ sees Nagel’s claim about states as ‘a piece of empirical political sociology’.
A#Julius
B#Thomas Hobbes
C#Cohen
D#Rawls

#The status of legal person is determined by :
A#Natural law
B#Legislation
C#Precedent
D#Custom

#Which is not an essential of ownership ?
A#The owner has a right to possess the thing which he owns
B#The owner has the right to use and enjoy the thing owned
C#The owner has the right to consume, destroy or alienate the thing
D#Ownership is determinate in duration

#’The task of social engineering is to build as efficient structure of the society as possible with minimum friction and waste’, said by :
A#Prof. H.L.A. Hart
B#Karl Marx
C#Roscoe Pound
D#Lon Fuller

#Hans Kelsen regards law as :
A#Natural science
B#Positive science
C#Normative science
D#Physical science

#Which of the following rights is guaranteed only to the citizens ?
A#Right to life and personal liberty
B#Right to equality
C#Right to freedom of speech and expression
D#Right to freedom of religion

#The President shall be elected by the members of an electoral college consisting of ______
A#The elected members of both Houses of Parliament
B#The elected members of the Legislative Assemblies of the States
C#The elected members of both Houses of Parliament and the elected members of the Legislative Assemblies of the States
D#The elected members of the Lok Sabha

#Article 254(2) provides that where a state law with respect to a matter in the Concurrent List contains any provision repugnant to the provisions of a previous central law, with respect to that matter :
A#The state law will prevail without the assent of the President
B#The state law prevails if having been reserved for the consideration of President and has received his assent
C#The state law will not prevail
D#Both the laws will not prevail

#Which of the following writs can be issued by the High Court to restrain a tribunal from acting under an unconstitutional law ?
A#Writ of Prohibition
B#Writ of Habeas Corpus
C#Writ of Certiorari
D#Writ of Mandamus

#Prior to the 44th Amendment, Article 352(1) provided that the President could make a proclamation declaring Emergency on the ground of :
A#War, External Aggression or Internal Disturbance
B#War, External Aggression or Armed Rebellion
C#External Aggression, Armed Rebellion, Internal Disturbance
D#War, Armed Rebellion, External Aggression

#Article 371(2) enables the President to lay special responsibility on the Governor of which states for the development of certain areas of that states ?
A#Nagaland and Mizoram
B#Maharashtra and Gujrat
C#Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh
D#Sikkim and Karnataka

#The present Election Commission of India consists of :
A#Chief Election Commissioner only
B#Chief Election Commissioner and two Election Commissioners
C#Chief Election Commissioner and one Election Commissioner
D#Three Election Commissioners

#Sir Ivor Jennings’ definition of ‘Administrative Law’ does not emphasis on ______
A#Administrative power
B#Administrative procedure
C#Administrative organisation
D#Administrative duties

#A. K. Kraipak V. Union of India is a case related to :
A#Tortious liability of state
B#Delegated legislature
C#Abuse of Discretion
D#Rule against bias

#A law which gives uncanalised power/discretion to an authority to refuse licence to carry a normal trade on its subjective consideration, without provision for review by the superior authority is to be held as ______
A#Reasonable restriction
B#Unreasonable restriction
C#Constitutional
D#Non-arbitrary power

#Who said that the supreme will of the state by consenting to be bound by customary or conventional rules of international law, places limitation on sovereignty ?
A#Anzilotti
B#Hegel
C#Jellinik
D#Bynkershoek

#Which one of the following is not the essential attribute custom as a source of international law ?
A#Antiquity
B#Continuity
C#Consistency
D#Maneuverability

#When in the opinion of the recognizing state, the state or government to be recognized formally fulfils the requirements of statehood it grants which type of recognition ?
A#De facto recognition
B#De jure recognition
C#Conditional recognition
D#Ad hoc recognition

#The international movement of people into a destination country where they were not natives or citizens or where they do not possess citizenship is known as ______
A#Immigration
B#Refuge
C#Internal displacement
D#Migration

#In which landmark case the International Court of Justice dealt with extra-territorial or diplomatic asylum ?
A#Caroline Case
B#Luther V. Sagor
C#Haya de la Torre Case
D#Abu Salem Case

#The advisory opinion of ICJ may be sought by whom ?
A#The General Assembly and Security Council only
B#The General Assembly, Security Council, other organs of UNO and specialized agencies or other members of the United Nations family if authorised by the General Assembly
C#The specialised agencies only
D#The Security Council and specialised agencies only

#A forcible or dictatorial interference by a state in the affairs of another state calculated to impose certain conduct or consequences on that other state is known as ______
A#Retorsion
B#Reprisal
C#Blockade
D#Intervention

#Who was the first Director General of World Trade Organization ?
A#Mike Moore
B#Roberto Azvedo
C#Pascal Lamy
D#Peter Sutherland

#What are the persons who are uprooted from their home country and find themselves seeking asylum and protection in another country called ?
A#Prisoners of war
B#Refugees
C#Aliens
D#Offenders

#Which one of the following is a major challenge in enforcement of International humanitarian law ?
A#Consent of parties involved
B#Internal armed conflict
C#Non-cooperation of states
D#All of the options

#Read Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and with the help of codes given below point out the correct explanation.<br>Assertion (A) : In murder both the elements of intention and knowledge are required to be proved the intention to injure and the knowledge about the consequences of injury relating to a particular victim.<br>Reason (R) : The word ‘knowledge’ imparts ascertaining and not merely probability.
A#Both (A) and (R) are individually true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
B#Both (A) and (R) are individually true and (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
C#(A) is true but (R) is false
D#(A) is false but (R) is true

#Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below it :<br><br>List I<br>(a) Mens rea<br>(b) Motive<br>(c) Law presumes innocence<br>(d) Knowledge of the act to be unlawful<br><br>List II<br>(1) Always not necessary<br>(2) Condition precedent for any offence<br>(3) Relevant and to impute intention<br>(4) Until crime is proved beyond doubt
A#(2) (1) (4) (3)
B#(1) (2) (3) (4)
C#(2) (1) (4) (3)
D#(1) (2) (4) (3)

#Which one of the following will amount to criminal conspiracy ?
A#Two or more persons agreed to commit a criminal act in furtherance of their common intention
B#Intention of each of the accused persons is known to the rest of them and is shared
C#Unity of criminal behaviour actuated by common consent
D#Agreement to commit an offence even if no overt act is done to carry out the agreement

#If a criminal act is done by several persons in furtherance of common intention of all, each of such persons is liable for :
A#Abetment to commit such an offence
B#Conspiracy to commit such an offence
C#The part of the act done by him
D#As if whole of the act is done by him alone

#Which of the following offences is punishable at preparation stage ?
A#Murder
B#Theft
C#Cheating
D#Dacoity

#’A’ beat his wife. She fell down and became unconscious. Believing her to be dead and to save himself from being arrested for murder, ‘A’ hanged her to the fan with rope. Postmortem report disclosed her death from hanging. ‘A’ is liable for :
A#Murder
B#Culpable homicide
C#Causing death by negligence
D#Grievous hurt

#’Z’ dies in possession of furniture and money. His servant ‘A’, before the money comes into the possession of any person entitled to such possession, dishonestly misappropriates the same causing.
A#An aggravated form of misappropriation as per section 404 of IPC
B#A type of possession by some process as per section 405 of IPC
C#No offence because the property in question was entrusted to ‘A’ before the death of ‘Z’
D#No offence because the property in question was possessed by some casualty

#Which of the following Sections of IPC deals with ‘stalking’ ?
A#Section 354-A
B#Section 354-B
C#Section 354-C
D#Section 354-D

#Awarding a lesser punishment on special grounds is known as ______
A#Reprieve
B#Respite
C#Remission
D#Commutation

#The term ‘Victim’ has defined under :
A#Section 2 (wa) Cr.P.C.
B#Section 2 (wb) Cr.P.C.
C#Section 2 (xa) Cr.P.C.
D#Section 2 (za) Cr.P.C.

#”Tort is an infringement of a right in rem of a private individual, giving a right of compensation at the suit of injured party.” This definition has been given by :
A#Sir John Salmond
B#Winfield
C#Fraser
D#Sir Frederick Pollock

#”Tort is a civil wrong for which the remedy is a common law action for unliquidated damages and which is not the exclusive breach of contract or breach of trust or merely equitable obligation.” The above definition is given by :
A#Winfield
B#Sir Frederick Pollock
C#John Salmond
D#Lord Atkin

#”There is no Law of Tort, but there is a Law of Torts.” Which legal thinker propounded this view ?
A#Granville Williams
B#Sir John Salmond
C#Winfield
D#Sir Frederick Pollock

#Match the pairs :<br><br>List I<br>(a) Mutual agreement to do something in satisfaction of the cause of action<br>(b) Actual payment of the sum agreed upon<br>(c) Surrending the right of action against the wrong doer<br>(d) Neglect to enforce the right to take action for a length of time<br><br>List II<br>(1) Acquiescence<br>(2) Release<br>(3) Accord<br>(4) Satisfaction
A#(4) (2) (1) (3)
B#(3) (4) (2) (1)
C#(3) (2) (4) (1)
D#(1) (4) (2) (3)

#Match the pairs :<br><br>List I<br>(a) Damnum sine injuria<br>(b) Strict liability<br>(c) Injuria sine damnum<br>(d) Inevitable accident<br><br>List II<br>(1) Ashby V. White<br>(2) Gloucester Grammar School Case<br>(3) Stanley V. Powell Case<br>(4) Donghue V. Stevenson<br>(5) Ryland V. Fletcher Case
A#(3) (1) (2) (5)
B#(2) (5) (4) (1)
C#(2) (5) (1) (3)
D#(2) (3) (1) (5)

#Which one of the following cases discusses “Negligence” ?
A#Ryland V. Fletcher
B#Donghue V. Stevenson
C#Ashby V. White
D#Vaugan V. Menlov 1837

#On April fool’s day, the local newspaper published the news regarding the murder of Prime Minister of Democratic of Industan, para-materia to India. The people found Prime Minister alive on the television on the same day. Hence, Democratic Janta Dal (DJD) a party of Prime Minister instituted suit against the owner and editor and editor of such local newspaper. In the light of above facts, which of the following statements stands correct ?
A#DJD will win the case as the newspaper intended to cause it emotional distress
B#DJD will lose due to absence of locus standi
C#DJD will lose unless they can show that the Prime Minister is alive
D#DJD will lose unless it prove malice behind the publication of news item

#’X’ erected a building overhanging the land of another. Which of the following statements is correct ?
A#”X” is liable for the nuisance as he disturbs the enjoyment of land to another
B#”X” is liable for the negligence as he has not taken prior permission before erection
C#”X” is liable for the act of trespass
D#”X” is not liable for anything as erected building is hardly created any legal damage to another

#The state constructed a reservoir for the supply of drinking water for the village. The overflow channel from reservoir was partially constructed and then was left incomplete. Due to rain, the water overflowed and plaintiff’s land and crops were damaged. In the light of above facts, if the plaintiff brings suit against state, consider the following statements :<br>(1) The state can raise the plea of sovereign immunity<br>(2) The state can raise the plea of act of God, as overflow of water is natural phenomenon<br>(3) The state can raise the plea of inevitable accident<br>(4) The state can’t raise any plea as in the given fact, negligence is apparent In the light of above, choose the correct option from the following :
A#Only (1) is correct
B#Only (2) is correct
C#(1), (2) and (3) are correct
D#Only (4) is correct

#The maximum period of limitation to file a complaint before the Consumer Dispute Redressal Agencies :
A#Within six months from the date of incidence
B#Within two years from the date of cause of action
C#Within three years from the date of incidence
D#No limitation period prescribed to file a complaint at National Consumer Dispute Redressal Agencies

#Read Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and with the help of the codes given below point out the correct explanation. Assertion (A) : An article displayed at the window of shop is only on invitation to make an offer. Reason (R) : The person pick the article and tender at shopkeeper to purchase is an offer based on the price tag.
A#Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is a good explanation of (A)
B#Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is not a good explanation of (A)
C#(A) is true but (R) is false
D#(A) is false but (R) is true

#Which of the following statements is true as to Minor’s Contract under the Contract Act, 1872 ?
A#It can be enforced after he attains majority
B#Minor is liable to pay compensation after he attains majority
C#It cannot be validated even after he attains majority
D#Minor is liable to repay the amount under the contract to the opposite party.

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MH SET Maharashtra SET Law 2021 and 2022 - 100 Mock Tests & Model Papers Series

  • Based on latest Maharashtra State Eligibility Test Law Paper II Syllabus
  • Law Subjects Overview Material covering important topics and concepts - 650 page PDF Book
  • 50 Full Length Mock Tests - New Pattern Paper II, with 100 questions each
  • 50 Mini Practice Mock tests - with 25 questions each
  • Unlimited Practice - New Questions in every mock test with every attempt
  • Answer choices of all questions shuffled randomly for better practice
  • Database of over 9500 MCQs covering the entire syllabus
  • Includes new comprehension based questions
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