UGC NET CBSE Paper II Law 2015 December Question Paper

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This is the UGC NET Question Paper II from the exam conducted by CBSE in December 2015.
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Q. Read Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and answer using the codes given below :
Assertion (A) : The preamble of the constitution of India defines the ideal philosophy of Indian democracy and its key-concepts are laid down as Justice, Liberty, Equality and Fraternity.
Reason (R) :A democracy to be real must be characterised by two features.
– Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
– Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
– (A) is true but (R) is false.
– (A) is false but (R) is true.

Q. Which of the following statements is wrong to issue Writ of Quo warranto ?
– The office in question should be a public office
– The office should be held by an usurper without legal authority
– The petition is barred by res-judicata
– It is necessary for the petitioner to show that he himself suffered a personal injury nor it is necessary to show that he is seeking redress of a personal grievance

Q. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists :

List – I
(a) S.R. Chaudhuri vs. State of Punjab
(b) Murali S. Deora vs. Union of India
(c) Food Corporation of India vs. Bharatiya Khadya Nigam Karmachari Sangh
(d) Javed vs. State of Haryana

List – II
(i) Ban on smoking at public places
(ii) Two extra increments to the existing employees on earning Higher Qualification
(iii) Classifications based on the number of children for elected post in Panchayat
(iv) Non – member cannot be re-appointed as minister if he fails to get elected within six months.

Choose the answer corresponding to the order (a) (b) (c) (d)
– (iv) (i) (ii) (iii)
– (iv) (ii) (i) (iii)
– (ii) (iii) (i) (iv)
– (iii) (ii) (iv) (i)

Q. Which of the following statements are correct; use the codes and answer ? Freedom of press includes :
(a) Right to print and publish news
(b) Distribution of printed matter
(c) Criticism of public affairs
(d) Pre-censorship
– (a), (b), (c) and (d)
– (a), (b) and (c)
– (a), (c) and (d)
– (b), (c) and (d)

Q. During a Financial Emergency, the executive authority of the union exercises control over state finances through the following measures :
(a) It can issue directions to states to observe certain cannons of financial propriety
(b) It can ask the states to reserve their money bills for the consideration of the President
(c) It can direct the states to reduce the salaries and allowances of all the persons serving in connection with the affairs of the states, including the judges of the Supreme Court and High Courts.
– (a) and (b)
– (a) and (c)
– (b) and (c)
– (a), (b) and (c)

Q. Justice Pasayat held that ‘pardon obtained on the basis of manifest mistake or fraud can be rescinded or cancelled’ in the following case :
– G. Krishta Goud vs. State of A.P.
– Maru Ram vs. Union of India
– Epuru Sudhakar vs. Govt. of A.P.
– Kehar Singh vs. Union of India

Q. Read Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and answer using the codes given below :
Assertion (A) : The administrative control over the Subordinate Judiciary in the State lies with the Governor.
Reason (R) :The High Court has a power of Superintendence over all courts and tribunals throughout the territory in relation to which it exercises jurisdiction, except military tribunals.
– Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
– Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
– (A) is true but (R) is false
– (A) is false but (R) is true

Q. Who has described Jurisprudence as “The lawyer’s extraversion. It is lawyer’s examination of the precepts, ideals, and techniques of the law in the light derived from present knowledge in disciplines other than the law” ?
– Paton
– Holland
– Austin
– Julius Stone

Q. Who may be regarded as the leading contemporary representative of British Positivism ?
– Holland
– Salmond
– Hart
– Hohfeld

Q. Match List – I with List – II and give the correct answer by using the codes given below :

List – I
(a) Justice is realised only through good law
(b) Moral value needs to be included in a definition of positive law
(c) Natural law with a variable content
(d) A sophisticated version of Natural Law has been put forward in the tradition of Aristotle and Aquinas

List – II
(i) Jerome Hall
(ii) John Finnis
(iii) Morris
(iv) Stammler

Choose the answer corresponding to the order (a) (b) (c) (d)
– (ii) (iv) (i) (iii)
– (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
– (iii) (i) (iv) (ii)
– (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)

Q. According to whom, whenever a person looked like an owner in relation to a thing, he had possession of it, unless possession was denied him by special rules based on practical convenience. The ‘Animus’ element was simply an intelligent awareness of the situation ?
– Salmond
– Pollock
– Ihering
– Savigny

Q. Match List – I with List – II and give the correct answer by using the codes given below :

List – I
(a) Social Solidarity
(b) Social Utilitarian
(c) Social Engineering
(d) Social Contract

List – II
(i) Roscoe Pound
(ii) Grotius
(iii) Duguit
(iv) Ihering

Choose the answer corresponding to the order (a) (b) (c) (d)
– (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
– (ii) (iii) (iv) (i)
– (iv) (i) (ii) (iii)
– (iii) (iv) (i) (ii)

Q. Match List – I with List – II and give the correct answer by using the codes below :

List – I
(a) No one has any other ‘right’ than always to do his duty.
(b) ‘Right’ is power over an object which by means of this right he subjected to will of the person enjoying the right.
(c) Legal right means, “A capacity residing in one man of controlling with the assent and assistance of the state, the acts of the other”.
(d) ‘Right’ is not the interest by itself but it is a mean by which enjoyment of interest is secured.

List – II
(i) Gray
(ii) Holland
(iii) Duguit
(iv) Puchta

Choose the answer corresponding to the order (a) (b) (c) (d)
– (iv) (iii) (i) (ii)
– (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
– (iii) (i) (ii) (iv)
– (ii) (iv) (i) (iii)

Q. Who has stated that “As a matter of fact International law is neither a myth on the one hand nor a penacea on the other, but just one institution among others which we can use for the building of a better international order” ?
– Prof. Louis Henkin
– J.L. Brierly
– J.G. Starke
– Oppenheim

Q. Which one of the following sources of International Law does not find or mention in Article 38 of the statute of the International Court of Justice but it has now become a well recognised source ?
– International conventions
– General Principles of Law Recognised by Civilized Nations
– Decisions of Judicial or Arbitral Tribunals and Juristic Works
– Decisions or Determinations of the Organs of International Institutions

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UGC NET Law 2020 & 2021 - 100 Mock Tests Series & Previous Question Papers

  • Mock Tests include comprehension based questions - introduced in Dec 2019 exam
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  • Previous Question Papers with Answer Keys - From 2004 till 2019
  • 50 Full Length Mock Tests - New Pattern Paper II, with 100 questions each
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  • Unlimited Practice - New Questions in every mock test with every attempt
  • Answer choices of all questions shuffled randomly for better practice
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"Thank you so much for the UGC NET test series. I finally qualified the exam. It was possible because of the mock test series provided by your team." - Robin Jaiswal

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