CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) Legal-Aptitude: Questions 400 - 403 of 1064

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Passage

Definition of Attempt: Lord Blackburn has said that “there is no doubt that there is a difference between a preparation antecedent to an attempt and the actual attempt but if the actual transaction has commenced which would have ended in the crime if not interrupted there is clearly an attempt to commit the crime. ”

Fault element: Intention or knowledge requisite for committing an offence

Conduct element: does any act towards its commission and has crossed the stage of preparation. This act is so closely connected with and proximate to the commission that it fails in object because of facts not known to him or because of circumstances beyond his control.

Question number: 400 (3 of 3 Based on Passage) Show Passage

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Question

FACTS: Jam denied food to his wife Jane for several days by keeping her confined in a room with an intention to accelerate her death. Jane ultimately managed to escape.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Jam is guilty for attempt to murder his wife

b.

Jam is not guilty for attempt to murder his wife and he was only doing preparation

c.

Jam is not guilty for attempt to murder his wife as she always had option to escape

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 401

» Legal Terms

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Question

Which of the following is the meaning of the legal term in re?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

In the matter of

b.

Negligible to be considered

c.

In the interest of justice

d.

In the hands of accused

Question number: 402

» Legal Terms

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Question

Which of the following is the meaning of the legal term moral turpitude?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

In the interest of law

b.

Justice appointed by will

c.

Vileness or dishonesty of high degree

d.

The appointment that is illegal

Question number: 403

» Law: Nature and Classification

Appeared in Year: 2012

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

Austin’s concept of law is known as imperative theory

Reason (Ꭱ)

Austin emphasized on the commanding character of law.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

b.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

c.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

d.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

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