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

List – I
(i) Principle of Subrogation
(ii) Principle of Estoppel
(iii) Principle of Res judicata.
(iv) Principle of justice, equity and good conscience.

List – II
(a) Chorzow factory (Indemnity) case.
(b) Marommatis Palestine Concessions case
(c) R. v/s. Keyn
(d) Case concerning the temple of Preah Vihear.

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

Q. Which of the following statement/statements is/are not correct ?
(a) There are four main theories of Recognition.
(b) Anzillote is an exponent of Declaratory Theory of Recognition.
(c) Civil Air Transport Incorporated Co. V/s. Central Air Transport Corporation is a case on Retrospective Effects of Recognition.
(d) Pitt Corbett is one of Chief Exponent of Constitutive Theory of Recognition.
– Only (a), (b) and (c) are not correct.
– Only (b), (c) and (d) are not correct.
– Only (a), (b) and (d) are not correct.
– (a), (b), (c) and (d) all are not correct.

Q. Under which Article of the Charter of the United Nations the General Assembly may establish such subsidiary organs as it deems necessary for the performance of its functions ?
– Article 20
– Article 21
– Article 24
– Article 22

Q. Which of the following statement/statements is/are correct ?
(a) The first Security Council came into being on 12th January, 1948.
(b) It comprises of 15 members (5 permanent members and 10 non-permanent members)
(c) The Resolutions of the Security Council are binding upon the Members.
(d) Ten non-permanent members of the Security Council are elected by the General Assembly for a period of 2 years.
– Only (b) is correct.
– Only (a) and (b) are correct.
– Only (b), (c) and (d) are correct.
– (a), (b), (c) and (d) all are correct.

Q. Under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, the ‘Sapinda relationship’ extends in the line of ascent, to
– Three degrees through the mother and four degrees through the father.
– Three degrees through the mother and five degrees through the father.
– Five degrees through the mother and seven degrees through the father.
– Five degrees through the mother and three degrees through the father.

Q. Which of the following statement(s) is/are incorrect ? Answer with the help of codes given below :
(a) ‘Agnate’ is a person who is related by blood or adoption wholly through males.
(b) ‘Cognate’ is a person who is related by blood or adoption but not wholly through males.
(c) ‘Agnate’ is a person who is related only by blood wholly through males.
(d) ‘Cognate’ may be ascendant, descendant and collateral.
– (a) and (d) only
– (b) and (d) only
– Only (c)
– (a) and (b) only

Q. Answer with the help of codes given below :

A decree of judicial separation :
I. Does not dissolve the marriage tie but merely suspends marital rights and obligations during the subsistence of the decree.
II. Dissolve the marriage bond.
III. Becomes a ground of divorce for either party after a specified period of nonresumption of cohabitation.
IV. Does not allow either party to remarry.
– I, III & IV are correct, but II is incorrect.
– I, II & III are correct, but IV is incorrect.
– II, IV & III are correct, but I is incorrect.
– IV, II & I are correct but III is incorrect.

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

List – I
(a) Smriti
(b) Shruti
(c) Dayabhaga
(d) Mitakshara

List – II
(i) What was heard
(ii) Jimutavahana
(iii) What is remembered
(iv) Vijnaneshvara

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

Q. If a Muslim woman is pregnant and the marriage is dissolved by death of the husband, the period of ‘iddat’ is for :
– 3 months or unto delivery, whichever is longer.
– 3 months and 10 days, or unto delivery, whichever is longer.
– 4 months and 10 days or unto delivery, whichever is longer.
– 3 months and 20 days or unto delivery, whichever is longer.

Q. Which of the following is no longer an important source of Muslim Law in India ?
– Ijmaa
– Customs and Usages
– Sunnah
– Judicial Decisions

Q. Read the following propositions and answer with the help of codes given below :
Propositions are :
I : Consent theory makes the divorce very easy.
II : Consent theory sometimes makes the divorce very difficult.
– II is correct, but I is incorrect.
– I and II both are incorrect.
– I is correct, but II is incorrect.
– I and II are both correct.

Q. Read Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and with the help of codes given below, point out the correct explanation.
Assertion (A) : In Mohori Bibee V/s. Dharmodas Ghose, Sir Lord North observed : “The question whether a contract is void or voidable does not presuppose the existence of a contract within the meaning of the (Contract) Act and can arise in the case of an infant.”
Reason (R) : Ever since this decision in Mohori Bibee V/s. Dharmodas Ghose case, it has been doubted that a minor’s agreement is void.
– Both (A) and (R) are right and (R) is correct explanation of (A).
– Both (A) and (R) are wrong.
– (A) is wrong, but (R) is right.
– (A) is right, but (R) is wrong.

Q. An offer need not be made to all the world which is to ripen into a contract with anybody who comes forward and performs the condition. It is an offer to become liable to anyone who, before it is retracted, performs the conditions, and although the offer is made to the world, the contract is made with that limited portion of the public who come forward and perform the condition on the faith of the advertisement.
Above statement is attributed to
– Bowen L.J. in Weeks V/s. Tybald
– Bowen L.J. in Carlill V/s. Carbolic Smoke Ball Co.
– Bowen L.J. in Lalman Shukla V/s. Gauri Datt
– Bowen L.J. in Malraju Lakshmi Venhayyamma V/s. Venkata Narasimha Appa Rao

Q. Which of the following statements are correct ? Answer using codes given below :
(a) Adequacy of consideration is necessary.
(b) Adequacy of consideration is for the court to consider when contract is sought to be enforced.
(c) The court will enquire whether consideration was equivalent to the promise which was given in return.
(d) Inadequacy of consideration may be taken into account by the court in determining the question whether the consent of promisor was freely given.
– (a), (b), (c) and (d) are correct.
– Only (b), (c) and (d) are correct.
– Only (c) and (d) are correct.
– Only (d) is correct.

Q. Which of the following statement’s is/are wrong ? Answer using codes given below :
(a) Claim for damages is debt.
(b) Damages are compensatory, not penal.
(c) Where the plaintiff suffers no loss, the court may still award him nominal damages in recognition of his right. But this is in the discretion of the court.
(d) In ordinary cases damages for mental pain and suffering caused by the breach of contract are not allowed.
– Only (a) and (b) are wrong.
– Only (b) and (d) are wrong.
– Only (a) is wrong.
– Only (d) is wrong.

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