Legal Aptitude Questions For DU LLB Entrance Exam

The questions in the legal aptitude section are designed to test your problem-solving ability in legal issues.

To help you get an idea about the type of questions asked and the difficulty level, this post shall guide you through the Legal Aptitude Questions for the DU LLB exam.

Legal Aptitude Questions for DU LLB Exam

To ease out your preparation, we have curated a few sample questions collected from the previous year's papers for DU LLB.

Try to practice these questions and regularly for better results. Also, you can take DU LLB Mock Tests weekly to test your preparation levels for the upcoming exam.

Question No 1:

Principle: If a doctor does not act in a manner acceptable to the medical profession or does not possess a reasonable degree of skill and knowledge, or fails to exercise reasonable care and diligence, the doctor shall be guilty of negligence.

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Facts: Dr Gregory House is a doctor of great repute. However, he is also famous for his whimsical attitude and non-conventional methods. Mr X consulted Dr House for pain in his joints. Dr House prescribed a medicine called OGNIAP-U and supplied it to him as he possessed some of it. This medicine had not yet received the required approvals due to certain side effects it caused and was still an experimental drug. However, Dr House being a part of the research group, was confident about it and had previously prescribed it to a few patients. 

Mr X took medicine for 4 days and observed improvements in the joint pain. However, he also complained to his wife of breathlessness and consequently suffered a stroke after 4 days. He sued Mr House for medical negligence. 

a) Mr House will not be liable as he was confident about the drug

b) Mr House will be liable as he failed to inform Mr X about the side effects and the experimental nature of the

c) Mr House will be liable as the drug had not received the required approvals

d) Mr House will not be liable as Mr X knew that House is unconventional and whimsical

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Question No 2:

Principal: Mr Patrick is an animal specialist who heads the Animal Research Academy (ARA).ARA is about to test an experimental drug on a Chimpanzee, which, if successful, had the potential of being the cheapest drug for Swine flu.

Facts: On reaching the Academy on the given day, he noticed that the experiment room had wide and doors, and there was a chance of Chimpanzee escaping easily. However, since the animal was tied securely, there was a low likelihood of that happening. When the drug was administered to the Chimpanzee, he went crazy and started jumping hastily. His chains broke loose, and he then escaped the building and caused huge scale damage to property and human life. Do you think Mr Patrick would be liable?

a) Yes, as he failed to exercise reasonable care and diligence, the doctor shall be guilty of negligence.

b) Yes, as he was the head of Animal Research Academy (ARA)

c) No, as he exercised reasonable care and diligence, and what happened was not within the scope of reasonableness

d) None of the above

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Question No 3:

Principle: 

I. A statement is defamatory in nature if it is injurious to a person’s reputation and if the statement has been published.

II. The person must have published the defamatory statement himself or intentionally made the circumstances such that such publication was inevitable.

II. The person must have published the defamatory statement himself or intentionally made the circumstances such that such publication was inevitable.

Facts: Lakshmi accuses Malika of stealing her watch because she believes Malid has certain malicious reasons to do so, down her allegations and leaving it on the table. She subsequently forgets about the piece of paper. After a couple of days, Nastassia, Malika‚Äüs arch enemy, chances upon the paper. Finding it to be the perfect opportunity to spite Malika, she publishes the paper in their monthly building review paper. Decide:

a) Lakshmi is not liable for defamation since she did not doubt the veracity of her claim

b) Lakshmi is liable for the defamatory statement since she made the defamatory statement that ruined Malika’s reputation in the building

c) Lakshmi is not liable for the defamatory statement since her act of leaving

d) Lakshmi is liable for defamation since her statement ultimately got published

Question No 4:

Principle: A trademark means a mark capable of being represented graphically and capable of distinguishing or distinguishing one person from another. Usanotherother's trademark or a mark deceptively similar to that is a punishable offence.

Facts: Iqbal Bidi Co. manufactures bidis named "302 Bidis", consumed by a certain class of the society; Wasim Bidi Co. of the same city starts manufacturing bidis named "303 Bidis" where 303 is written in such a way that it is very similar to 302. Iqbal filed a suit against Wasim for violation of his trademark.

a) WasimBidi Co. must be punished because it used the trademark of Iqbal

b) WasimBidi Co. cannot be punished because his mark 303 is different from 302

c) WasimBidi Co cannot be punished because such numbers cannot be trademarks

d) WasimBidi Co. must be punished because it used a mark deceptively similar to that of Iqbal

Question No 5:

Principles: 

I. Any person may use reasonable force to protect their property or person.

II. However, the force employed must be proportionate to the apprehended danger.

Facts: Krishna was walking on a lonely road. Maniyan came with a knife and said to Krishna, “Your life or your purse”. Krishna pulled out his revolver. On seeing it, Maniyan ran. Krishna shot Maniyan in his legs

a) Krishna will not be punished, as there was a danger to his property

b) Krishna will not be punished, as the force he used was proportionate to the apprehended injury

c) Krishna will be punished, as the force employed was disproportionate to the apprehended injury

d) As Maniyan ran to escape, there was no longer a threat to Krishna’s body. So Krishna will be punished.

Question No 6:

Principle: Attempt is an inchoate offence under the Indian Penal Code, 1860

Facts: A, to steal some money from the pocket B, put his hand into his pocket and, unfortunately, pulls the gun's trigger, causing B's death.

a) A is not guilty of any offence

b) A is guilty of both the offences of an attempt to theft and murder

c) A is guilty of an attempt to theft only

d)  A is guilty of committing murder of B

Legal Aptitude Question and Answers for DU LLB Entrance Exam

Legal aptitude is one of the most important subjects as you are aspiring to study law courses. The following are the most important legal aptitude Questions Asked in the DU LLB exam last year.

Q1) The pecuniary Jurisdiction of State Consumer Dispute Redressal forum is:

a) Up to 20 lakhs

b) 20 lakhs to 1 crore

c) 1 crore to 10 crores

d) Above 10 crores

Ans: c

Q2) Copyright is available for a period of

a) 20 years

b) 10 years

c) 60 years

d) Lifetime of the holder and 60 years after the death

Ans: d

Q3) A company can enter into a contract with another company through 

a) Its directors

b) Its managers

c) Its board of directors

d) Any person authorized by the board of directors

Ans: d

Q4) A protection of women from domestic violence act was passed in the year

a) 2004

b) 2005

c) 2006

d) 2010

Ans: b

Q5) The statement that all murders are culpable homicide but all culpable homicides are not murders.

a) True

b) False

c) sometimes

d) Vice-versa

Ans: a

Previous Year Legal Aptitude Questions for DU LLB Entrance Exam

How to Answer Legal aptitude Questions in DU LLB Exam?

This section's questions are mainly based on Legal Fundamentals & Terms, Legal Maxims, Important Landmarks, and Supreme Court Judgments.

Apart from the prescribed books, go through newspapers and Daily Current Affairs around legal aptitude to score good marks in the exam.

  • Read the given facts carefully.
  • Apply the facts on the Principles and draw out your best answer.
  • While answering any question, try to match the language of that option with the language of the Principle.
  • If it is matchable, then there is a high chance your answer is correct. And if it is not matchable, then it is not correct.

FAQ's

Which are the important topics to be studied for DU LLB Legal Aptitude?

The important topics in Legal Awareness & Aptitude are Legal Fundamentals & Terms, Legal Maxims, Important Landmarks and Supreme Court Judgments.

Is one month enough for DU LLB Legal Aptitude Preparation?

It is depends on your capability and grasping power. If you have already begun your preparation an year ago, then one month of of revision is good. 

How many questions are asked from legal aptitude in DU LLB exam?

In the DU LLB exam, you can expect 20-25 questions from the legal aptitude section.

What are the DU LLB Legal Aptitude Preparation Tips?

  • Read the passage carefully in order to answer the questions correctly. 
  • Pay attention to all the small details and identify all the principles and their roles clearly.
  • Ensure to refer the best books for preparation.

How can I improve my accuracy while solving legal aptitude questions?

You can easily improve your speed and accuracy in the DU LLB Exam by solving as many sample papers as possible. Practicing mock tests would definitely improve your time management skills and problem-solving techniques. So, it is advisable to solve mock tests on a daily basis.