Tort (CLAT Legal-Aptitude): Questions 3 - 5 of 82
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Question number: 3
Appeared in Year: 2013
PRINCIPLES: An employer is liable for the negligence of his employee. But an employer is not liable for the negligence of his employee, if the victim of such negligence is one of his other employees.
FACTS: A and B were working in factory as unskilled laborers. A was carrying a basket of stones on his head. B was sitting on the ground. When A crossed B, all of a sudden a stone fell down from the basket and hit B on his head. B died immediately.
The owner of the factory will be liable
A and the owner of the factory shall be jointly liable
The owner of the factory will not be liable
|d.||All of the above|
Question number: 4
Appeared in Year: 2014
PRINCIPLES: The transferor of goods cannot pass a better title than what he himself possesses.
FACTS: `X’ sells a stolen bike to `Y’ buys it in good faith.
As regards the title to bike, which of the following derivations is CORRECT?
`Y’ will get no title, as transferor’s (X’s) title was defective
`Y’ will get good title, as he has not committed any wrong (stolen the bike)
`Y’ will get good title, as he is a bona fide buyer
The real owner cannot get back the bike from `Y’
Question number: 5
In which of the following cases in the development of vicarious liability not possible?
Partners in Partnership Firm
|d.||None of the above|