Contract Law (CLAT Legal-Aptitude): Questions 91 - 93 of 97

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Question number: 91

» Contract Law

Appeared in Year: 2016

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PRINCIPLE: The communication of a proposal is complete when it comes to the knowledge of the person to whom it is made.

FACTS: ‘P’ sent a letter making a proposal to ‘Q’ to purchase the house of ‘Q’.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The communication of proposal is complete when Q’s wife received it.

b.

The communication of proposal is complete when Q’s wife handed over the letter to ‘Q’.

c.

The communication of proposal is complete when ‘Q’ reads the letter.

d.

The communication of proposal is complete when P sent the letter.

Question number: 92

» Contract Law

Appeared in Year: 2016

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PRINCIPLE: An agreement without free consent can be enforced only at the option of the party whose consent was not free.

FACTS: P obtains the consent of ‘Q’ to enter into an agreement by putting a gun on the head of Q’s girlfriend.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

‘Q’ can enforce the agreement.

b.

‘P’ can enforce the agreement.

c.

‘Q’ cannot enforce the agreement.

d.

Neither ‘P’ nor ‘Q’ can enforce the agreement.

Question number: 93

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PRINCIPLE: Mere silence as to facts likely to affect the decision of a person to enter into a contract is not fraud.

FACTS: ‘P’ sells to ‘Q’ (A’s daughter who is minor) a horse which ‘P’ knows to be unsound. ‘P’ says nothing to ‘Q’ about the unsoundness of the horse.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

‘P’ has committed fraud.

b.

‘Q’ can take plea of fraud because she is minor.

c.

There cannot be a contract between a father and daughter.

d.

‘P’ has not committed fraud.

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