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Question number: 62

» Law: Nature and Classification

Appeared in Year: 2012

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

If the budget presented to the Rajya Sabha is not passed in the stipulated period, the budget proposals are not affected.

Reason (Ꭱ)

The Lok Sabha is more powerful, in financial matters, than the Rajya Sabha.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

b.

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

c.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

d.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

Question number: 63

» Contract Law

Appeared in Year: 2013

MCQ▾

Question

PRINCIPLE: When at the desire of one person, any other person has done or abstained from doing something, such act or abstinence or promise is called a consideration for the promise. Only a promise coupled with consideration is enforceable by law.

FACTS: X, the uncle of Y, made a promise to pay him an amount of Rs. 10, 000/- as reward if Y quits smoking and drinking within one year. X also deposited the above mentioned amount in a bank and informed Y that the said amount will be paid to him if he quits smoking and drinking within one year. Within a period of six months of making the promise X died. After the expiry of one year of making the promise by X, Y made a request to the legal heirs of X demanding the promised money. The legal heirs of X declined the request of Y.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The promise of X to Y is enforceable by law because Y has quitted smoking and drinking

b.

The promise of X to Y is not enforceable by law because Y has benefitted by quitting smoking and drinking

c.

The promise of X to Y is enforceable by law because the amount of Rs. 10, 000/- has been deposited in a bank

d.

The promise of X to Y is enforceable by law because X has died within a period of six months of making the promise

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