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Question 164

Appeared in Year: 2019



Directions: Apply the legal principles to the facts given below and select the most appropriate answer.

(1) An attempt is an act committed in part execution of a criminal design or intent, more than mere preparation, but failing short of actual commission.

(2) Whoever, by deceiving any person, fraudulently or dishonestly induces the person so deceived to deliver any property to arty person, or to consent that any person shall retain any property, or intentionally induces the person so deceived to do or omit to do anything which he would not do/omit if he were not so deceived, and which act or omission causes or is likely to cause damage or harm to that person in body, mind, reputation or property, is said to cheat.

(3) Preparation is the second stage in the commission of a crime. It means to arrange the necessary measures for the commission of the intended criminal act.

(4) Whoever causes death by doing an act with the intention of causing death, or with the intention of causing such bodily injury as is likely to cause death, or with the knowledge that his act is likely to cause death, commits the offence of murder.

(5) Whoever causes the death of any person by doing any rash or negligent act shall be guilty of negligence.

Facts: Amar applied for the post of P G. Teacher in a government school and submitted his application along with his degrees. He was called for the interview on 10 June 2018. But the school authorities on 10 May 2018 discovered that the copy of the degrees attached with Amar՚s application are forged and so the interview was cancelled.

Is any offence committed by Amar?


Choice (4)Response


Amar is guilty of cheating.


Amar is guilty of attempt to cheat.


Amar is not guilty of any offence as he is not called for the interview.


Amar is guilty of preparation to cheat.

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