CLAT Legal-Aptitude: Questions 35 - 36 of 1064

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Question number: 35

» Contract Law

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

Every agreement in restrain of the marriage of a person is void.

Reason (Ꭱ)

Article 21 in Constitution of India talks about relevant provisions of protection of life and personal liberty.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

b.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

c.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

d.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

Question number: 36

» Contract Law

Appeared in Year: 2013

MCQ▾

Question

PRINCIPLE: When an offer is accepted by a person to whom it is made, it becomes a promise. But this promise will become legally binding only when the acceptance of the offer is unconditional.

FACTS: Ram makes an offer to sell his house to Shyam for Rs. 50 lacs. Shyam accepts this offer but wants to pay the price of the house in five quarterly instalments. Ram does not agree to it. Thereafter Shyam agrees to pay the price of the house in the way as originally desired by Ram. But Ram does not reply to it. Can Shyam compel Ram to sell his house to him?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Shyam can compel Ram to sell his house because Shyam ultimately agrees to pay the price as originally desired by Ram

b.

Shyam can compel Ram to sell his house because Shyam in the first instance substantially complied with the desire of Ram

c.

Shyam can compel Ram to sell his house because Ram’s offer does not exclude the payment of price in instalments

d.

Shyam cannot compel Ram to sell his house because Shyam imposes a new condition about payment of price of the house while accepting the offer which is not ultimately accepted by Ram.

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