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Question number: 415

» Law: Nature and Classification

Appeared in Year: 2013

MCQ▾

Question

The number of High Courts in India is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

28

b.

18

c.

21

d.

24

Question number: 416

» Legal Terms

MCQ▾

Question

Which of the following is the correct meaning of the legal term caveat emptor?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Seller beware

b.

Buyer beware

c.

Third party beware

d.

All of the above

Question number: 417

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2012

MCQ▾

Question

Y makes an attempt to steal some jewels by breaking open a box and finds, after opening the box, that there is no jewel in it. Choose the appropriate answer.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Y is not guilty of any offence.

b.

Y is guilty of attempt to commit theft.

c.

Y is not guilty of attempt to theft because the box was empty.

d.

Y is guilty of trespass.

Question number: 418

» Law: Nature and Classification

Appeared in Year: 2012

MCQ▾

Question

Affirmative action connotes: I. Measures taken by the state to help the socially disadvantaged groups II. Positive discrimination III. Strict quotas for the socially and educationally backward class in school/college admissions and jobs.

Which of the above mentioned is true?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

II and III only

b.

I, II and III

c.

I and II only

d.

II only

Question number: 419

» Tort

Appeared in Year: 2008

MCQ▾

Question

PRINCIPLES

1. A person is liable for negligence, if he fails to take care of his neighbor’s interest.

2. A neighbor is anyone whose interests should have been foreseeable by a reasonable man while carrying on his activities.

FACTS

A cricket match was going on in a closed door stadium. A cricket fan who could not get into the stadium was watching the game by climbing up a nearby tree and sitting there. The cricket ball in the course of the game went out of the stadium and hit this person and injured him. He filed a suit against the organizers.

Possible Decisions

(a) The organizers are liable to compensate the injured person.

(b) The organizers are not liable to compensate the injured person.

(c) The injured person should have avoided the place where he might be hit by the cricket ball.

Possible Reasons

I) The organizers are responsible for the people inside the stadium.

ii) The organizers could not have foreseen somebody watching the game by climbing up a tree.

iii) A person crazy about something must pay the price for that.

iv) The organizers shall be liable to everybody likely to watch the game.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

(a) (iii)

b.

(b) (ii)

c.

(a) (iv)

d.

(c) (i)

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