CLAT Legal-Aptitude: Questions 124 - 126 of 1066
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Question number: 124
Shiva was the son of Radha. Radha handed over her car to Shiva after she reached office. Shiva then took the car and went out to party with his friends finally meeting an accident that destroyed the car. Shiva should be held liable as a bailee.
In all cases of bailment the bailee is bound to take as much care of the goods bailed to him as a man of ordinary prudence would, under similar circumstances, take of his own goods of the same bulk, quantity and value as the goods bailed.
|a.||Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is 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.||Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ|
Question number: 125
Ajay promises to give to Dinesh a certain amount of money if a ship gets back to a shore within a week. The ship sinks and is destroyed due to a thunderstorm. The contract has become void and is unenforceable.
All agreements due to a wagering contract are void.
|a.||Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ|
|b.||Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false|
|c.||Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ|
|d.||Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false|
Question number: 126
PRINCIPLE: Consideration is the price for a promise. Mere act of promisee fulfilling his legal duty does not entail consideration in the eyes of law.
FACTS: Raju is a lawyer who is known for his special legal skills and is one of the best lawyers in the world. He comes across a client who is the richest man of the world. Since Raju has been in the habit of receiving rewards for his work, he gets excited when the person promises to give him a Lamborghini on his birthday if he wins the case for him, apart from his fees for fighting the case. The matter finally ends up in Raju winning the case and he rushes to the person to collect his prize. The person refuses to give the prize. Pick the correct option.
The consideration here is void. Hence, Raju should not get the prize.
Cannot be determined
The consideration here is present as Raju won the case with extra effort using special legal skills.
The consideration here was the winning of the case. Raju should get his prize in accordance with what was said by the person.