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PAPER 3: FUNDAMENTALS OF LAWS AND ETHICS 50_MCQ part 7

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Question;1.;ApromisedBtoobtain;anemploymentforhiminapublicoffice.Bpromised;topay`2,000 toAforthis.B;getsa job throughAbutrefusestopay;the money.Acan;(a) ChallengeB'sappointmentonthegroundofnon-paymentofmoney;(b) SueBfor`2,000;(c) Donothing;(d) Dobothgivenat(a)and(b)above;2.;A,aHindualreadymarriedwithalivingwifeB,entersintoamarriage;agreementwithawidowof30yearsofage.Thisagreement;is;(a) Void,becauseofbeingopposed;topublicpolicy;(b) Validandcanbeenforced;byeitherparty;(c) Voidable,because AhasobtainedB'sconsent;byexercisingundueinfluence;againsther;(d) Void,becauseofbeingforbidden;bylaw;3.;RajeeventeredintoacontractwithLatatomarryheronafixed;date.However,beforethemarriage;date.Rajeevwentmad.Withreference;totheIndian;ContractActwhichisthevalidresponse?;(a) Latacan'tmarrytillRajeevdies;(b) TheexecutersofRajeevcanenforce;thecontractagainst;Lata;(c) Thecontractbecomesvoid;(d) Allthestatementsarecorrect;4.;AandBagreeto;dealinsmuggled goodsandshare theprofits.;Arefuses togive B'sshare ofprofit.Inthiscase;(a);Bcanenforce;theagreementinthecourt.;(b) Bcanonlyclaimdamages.;(c);Bhasnoremedyasthecontract;isillegal.;(d);Bcanenforce;thecontactorclaimdamages;5.;AandBagreethatlawoflimitationshallnotapplytothem.Adebtbecomes;timebarredandArefusestopay the amount.CanBrecover;theamountunderthe terms;of theagreement?;(a) yes,theagreementbetweenthemisvalidandenforceable.;(b) yes,theagreementisnotopposed;topub-Ilie;policy.;(c) no,theagreementisavoidable;agreementIandcanbeavoided;byA.;(d) no,theagreementfallsundersection;23!andhencevoid;6.;Aborrows`5,000from B topurchasearevolvertoshootC. CanB recover;hisloan of`5,000.;(a) yes,theagreementbetweenthemisvalidandenforceable.;(b) yes,theagreementisnotopposed;topublicpolicy.;(c) no,theagreementisavoidable;agreementandcanbeavoidedbyA.;(d) no,theagreementfallsundersection;23andhencevoid;7.;AborrowsfromB`500 tobetwithC.CanB;recoverthe amountof hisloan?;(a) yes, the agreement;between them;is collateral;to a wagering;agreement and henceenforceable;(b) yes,theagreementisnotopposed;topublicpolicy;(c) no,theagreementisavoidable;agreementandcanbeavoided;byA;(d);no,theagreement;iswageringagreementandfallsundersection;23andhencevoid;8.;Apaid`500toaGovernmentservanttogethimacontract;forthecanteen.;TheGovernmentservant;could notgetthecontract. CanArecover`500paidby him;tothe Governmentservant?;(a);yes,theagreementbetweenthemisvalidandenforceable;(b);yes,theagreementisnotopposed;topublicpolicy;(c);no,theagreement;isavoidable;agreementandcanbeavoidedbyA;(d);no,theagreement;isvoid;9.;Apersoncontractedtodeliverapartofaspecific;cropofpotatoes.Thepotatoes;weredestroyedby blight;thoughnofaultoftheparty.Thecontractis;(a) Valid;(b) Voidable;(c) Voidduetofrustrationofcontract;(d) Illegal;10.;AcontractstosingforBataconcertfor`1,000whicharepaidinadvance.;Aistooilltosing.Whichofthefollowingoptionsiscorrect?;(a) Aisboundtomakecompensation;(b) Ais notbound to;make compensationtoBforthe;lossof the profit which B wouldhave made ifAhadbeen;ableto sing,butmustrefund;toB`1,000 paidin advance;(c) AisnotliabletorefundtoB;`1,000 paidinadvance;(d) Aisliablefor lossof profit;aswellasforrefund;11.;Acontractorenteredintoanagreement;withGovernmenttoconstructagodownandreceivedadvance;paymentsforthesame.Hedidnotcomplete;theworkandtheGovernmentterminatedthecontract.;(a) TheGovernmentcanclaimdamages;(b) TheGovernmentundersec.65couldrecovertheamountadvanced;tothecontractor;(c) TheGovernmentcannotclaimdamages;(d) Both(a)&(b);12.;AandBagreeto;dealin smuggled goodsandshare;the;profits. Arefuses;togive B'sshare ofprofit.Inthiscase;(a) Bcanenforcetheagreement;inthecourt;(b) Bcanonlyclaimdamages;(c) Bhasnoremedyasthecontractisillegal;(d) Bcanenforcethecontract;orclaimdamages;13.;AandBagreethatlawoflimitationshallnotapplytothem.Adebtbecomes;timebarredandArefusestopay the amount.CanBrecover;theamountunderthe terms;of theagreement?;(a) Yes,theagreementbetweenthemisvalidandenforceable;(b) No,theagreementisopposedtopublicpolicy;(c) No,theagreementisavoidableagreement;andcanbeavoidedbyA;(d) No,theagreementfallsundersection;23andhenceillegal;14.;Aborrows`5,000fromBtopurchase;arevolvertoshoot;C.CanBrecoverhisloanof`5,000,assuming thatBknowsthepurposeoftheloan.;(a) yes,theagreementbetweenthemisvalidandenforceable;(b) no,theagreement;isopposedtopublic;policy;(c) no,theagreementisavoidable;agreementandcanbeavoided;byA;(d) no,theagreementfallsundersection;23andhenceillegal;15.;AborrowsfromB`500 tobetwithC.CanB recoverthe amountof hisloan?;(a) yes, the agreement;between;them is;collateral;to a wagering agreement and;henceenforceable;(b) no,theagreementisopposedtopublic;policy;(c) no,theagreementisavoidable;agreementandcanbeavoidedbyA;(d) no,theagreementfallsundersection;23andhenceillegal;16.;Apaid`500toaGovernmentservant;togethimacontract;forthecanteen.;TheGovernmentservantcould;notgetthe contract. CanArecover`500paidby him tothe;Governmentservant?;(a) yes,theagreementisopposedtopublicpolicy;(b) no,theagreementisopposedtopublic;policy;(c) no,theagreementisavoidable;agreementandcanbeavoidedbyA;(d) no,theagreementfallsundersection;23andhenceillegal;17.;AmakesacontractwithB tobuy;B'shorseifAsurvivesC.;Thisis;(a) aQuasi-contract;(b) aVoidcontract;(c) aContingentcontract;(d) aConditionalcontract;18.;Aninsurancecontractis;(a);Contingentcontract;(b);Wageringagreement;(c);Unenforceablecontract;(d);Voidcontract;19.;Ifthecontingentdepends;onthemerewill of the;promisoritwould be-;(a) Valid;(b) Void;(c) Illegal;(d) Dependsonthecircumstances;20.;Fora contingentcontracttheeventmustbe;(a) Certain;(b) Uncertain;(c) Independent;(d) Uncertainandcollateral;21.;Whichofthefollowingisa contingentcontract;(a);Apromisesto;payBifherepairs;hisscooter;(b);ApromisestopayB`10,000if hisscooterisstolen;(c);Apromisestosellhiscarifhiswifepermits;(d);Apromisestobuyacarifhis employerapprovesit;22.;Acontractoflifeinsurance, theperformanceofwhichdepends;upona futureeventfallsunderthecategory;of;(a) ContractofIndemnity;(b) ContractofGuarantee;(c) ContingentContract;(d) SpecialtypeofContract;23.;Whichoneofthefollowingisnota characteristicofa;contingentcontract?;(a) Performancedependsuponafutureevent;(b) Theeventmustbeuncertain;(c) Theevent mustbecollateralto thecontract;(d) Theremustbereciprocalpromises;24.;Whichoneofthefollowingisnotanessential;featureofa wagering agreement?;(a) Insurableinterest;(b) Uncertainevent;(c) Mutualchancesofgainorloss;(d);Neitherpartytohavecontrolovertheevent;25.;Whichofthefollowingtypesofcontractsaregenerally;termed uberrimaefideicontracts?;1.;Insurancecontracts.;2.;Contractforpurchase;ofcar.;3.;Partnershipcontracts.;4.;Quasi-contract.;Selectthecorrectanswerusing;thecodegivenbelow;(a);1,3and4;(b);1and3;(c);1,2 and4;(d);2,3and4;26.;Amakesacontract;withBtobuyhishousefor`50,000ifheisabletosecuretobankloanforthat;amount.Thecontractis;(a) Voidforvagueness;(b) Wageringcontract;(c) Contingentcontract;(d) Voidablecontract;27.;Contingentcontractstodoornottodoanythingifaspecifieduncertaineventdoesnothappenwithinafixedtimebecome;(a) Void,ifbeforethetimefixed,sucheventbecomes;impossible;(b) Valid,ifbeforethetimefixed,sucheventbecomes;impossible;(c) Voidable,ifbeforethetimefixed,the promisorbecomeslunatic;(d) Illegal,ifbeforethetimefixed,thepromisordies;28.;Whichofthefollowingstatementsistrueinconnection;withthecontingentcontract;(a) Thecollateraleventiscontingent;(b) Thecollateraleventmaybecertainoruncertain;(c) Thecontingencyeventmaybethemerewillofthepromisor;(d) Themaineventshouldbecontingent;29.;Whichofthefollowingstatementisfalseinconnectionwiththecontingentcontract;(a) Theevent mustbecollateral;(b) Theeventmustbeuncertain;(c) Theeventshouldnotbemerewillofthepromisor;(d) Noneoftheabove;30.;The contingentcontractdependenton;the;happening of the;future uncertain;eventcan;beenforced whensuch event;(a) Happens;(b) Doesnothappen;(c) Doesnotbecomeaimpossible;(d) Both(a)&(c);31.;Contractcontingentuponthe;happening ofa futureuncertaineventbecomesvoid.;(a) Iftheeventbecomesimpossible;(b) Iftheeventhappens;(c) Iftheeventdoesnothappen;(d) Noneoftheabove;32.;Contractscontingentuponthenon-happeningofthefutureuncertaineventbecomesvoidwhensuchevent:-;(a);Happen;(b);Doesnothappen;(c);Theeventbecomesimpossible;(d);Noneoftheabove;33.;Contractcontingentuponthenon-happeningofthefutureuncertaineventbecomesenforceable;(a) Whenthehappeningofthateventbecomes;impossibleandnotbefore;(b) Whenthehappeningofthateventbecomes;possibleandnotbefore;(c) Whentheeventhappens;(d) Noneoftheabove;34.;ApromisestopayBasumofmoneyifacertain;shipdoesnotreturnwithinayear.Theshipissunk withina;year.Thecontractis;(a) Enforceable;(b);Void;(c);Voidable;(d);Illegal;35.;Contingentcontracttodoornottodoanything,ifan impossibleeventhappensare:-;(a);Valid;(b);Void;(c);Voidable;(d);Illegal;36.;Contingentcontractdependentonthenon-happeningoftheeventwithinafixedtimecanbeenforced,if the;event:-;(a) Doesnothappenwithinthefixedtime;(b) Beforethetimefixedsucheventbecomesimpossible;(c) Both(a)&(b);(d) Noneoftheabove;37.;Ina contingentcontractwhich;eventiscontingent;(a);Mainevent;(b) Collateralevent;(c);Both(a)&(b);(d);Noneoftheabove;38.;Theobligationofa;finderoflostgoodsislaiddownin;(a) Sec.71oftheContract Act;(b);Sec.65oftheContract Act;(c);Sec.68oftheContract Act;(d);Sec.66oftheContract Act;39.;Secs.68to72 oftheIndian Contract;Actdeal with;(a) Theperformanceofcontract;(b) Thedischargeofcontract;(c) Certainrelationsresemblingthosecreatedbycontract;(d) Contingentcontract;40.;Undersection70oftheIndianContractAct,1872,ifapersonwhoenjoysthebenefit;ofanyotherperson's;work,the beneficiarymustpaytothe benefactorfortheservicesrendered;providedtheintentionofthebenefactor;was;(a) Gratuitous;(b);Non-gratuitous;(c);Tocreatelegalrelations;(d);Noneofthese;41.;Afinderofgoodscan;(a) fileasuittorecover;hisexpenses;(b) sellthegoodsifhelikes;(c) cansueforareward,ifany;(d) Noneoftheabove;42.;Afinder ofgoodscan sellthegoods;ifthe costoffindingthe trueowner;exceeds;(a);1/4ofthevalueofthe;goods;(b);) 1/3ofthe value;of the goods;(c) 1/2ofthevalueofthe goods;(d);2/3 ofthevalueofthegoods.;43.;Thephrase"QuantumMeruit"literallymeans;(a);As muchasearned;(b);Thefactinitself;(c);Acontractforthesale;(d);Noneofthese;44.;Liabilityofapersongettingbenefit;undermistakehasbeendescribedintheIndianContract;Actunder;(a);Section68;(b);Section69;(c) Section71;(d) Section72;45.;Quasi-contractsorimpliedcontractsareexceptionalkindsofcontractsbywhich;(a);Onepartyisboundtopaymoneyinconsiderationofsomethingdoneorsufferedbytheotherparty;(b);Nocontractualrelationexistsbetweentheparties;(c);Nocontracthasbeenmadebytheparties;(d);Allofthese;46.;Agivesarecognizancebindinghiminapenaltyof`500toappearinthecourtonacertain;day.Heforfeits;hisrecognizance.Heis;(a);Liabletopaythewhole;penalty;(b) Isnotliableto paythe;penalty;(c);Isliable to pay partially;(d);Noneofthese;47.;Whichoneofthefollowingconditionsmustbesatisfied;formakingclaimunder'Necessariessupplied toaperson;incapableofcontracting?;(a);Thearticlessuppliedshouldbenecessaries;(b);Thearticlessuppliedshouldbenecessariesatthetimeofsaleandnotdelivery;(c);Necessariesmusthavebeensuppliedgratuitouslyoutofmerekindness;(d);Necessariesshouldbesuppliedonlytopersonincompetenttocontract;48.;Acontractimplied;bylawisknownas;(a) Contingentcontract;(b) Quasi-contract;(c);Expressedcontract;(d);Impliedcontract;49.;Thejuridicalbasisofquasi-contractualobligationcanbeexplained;throughthetheory of;(a);Indebitatusassumpsit;(b);Unjustenrichment;(c);Justandreasonablesolution;(d);Voluntarybenefits;50.;Animpliedcontractismade;(a) Orally;(b) Inwriting;(c) Byconductofparties;(d) Noneoftheabove

 

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