CLAT Legal-Aptitude: Questions 24 - 25 of 1064

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Question number: 24

» Contract Law

Appeared in Year: 2013

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Question

PRINCIPLE: An agreement to do an act impossible in itself cannot be enforced by a court of law.

FACTS: Ramesh agrees with his girlfriend Shilpa to pluck stars from the sky through his extraordinary will power, and bring them down on earth for her within a week. After the expiry of one week, Shilpa filed a suit for damages against Ramesh for the breach of contract as Ramesh failed to perform his promise.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Shilpa can succeed in getting damages as Ramesh has deceived her.

b.

The court cannot entertain such suits as the act promised under the agreement is impossible in itself.

c.

Ramesh cannot be held liable as he honestly believes that his love for Shilpa is true and, therefore, he will succeed in his endeavor.

d.

Ramesh can be held liable for making an absurd promise.

Question number: 25

» Law: Nature and Classification

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Question

Which of the following is inappropriate with respect to the Governor of any State?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The recommendation of the Governor is not necessary for the passage of a money bill in the Vidhan Sabha.

b.

Ordinances may be brought about by a Governor when the State Legislature is not in session and he considers that it is important to have a law on a particular subject.

c.

It is during the pleasure of the Governor that the Council of Ministers remains in office.

d.

All of the above

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