Legal Knowledge Questions For AILET 2022

In the legal aptitude section of the AILET exam, you can expect questions mainly from the Current Legal GK.

Generally, the legal aptitude questions are easy to moderate level of difficulty. You need to allocate at least 2 hours for legal aptitude in your study plan.

To score well in this section, try to solve as many questions as possible from the previous year's papers.

This post has a curation of the most important questions based on legal knowledge. Try to practice these legal knowledge questions for AILET regularly for better results.

Important Legal Knowledge Questions and Answers for AILET

 You must be aware of current legal issues of national and international level significance to crack the legal aptitude section. The following are some of the common Questions Asked in the AILET Exam

1. Doli incapax

a) A person with mala fide intention

b) A person with bona fide intention

c) A person unable to form an intention

d) Intention being irrelevant

Ans: c

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2. Obiter dicta refer to

a) Material facts of the case plus the decision thereon

b) Observations made by a court in a particular case

c) Hypothetical facts, illustrations and casual expressions made by a court in a particular case

d) Both (a) and (b)

Ans: c

3. Iddat means

a) The age of a girl fit for marriage

b) The demand for dowry from the girl side

c) a period of seclusion (compulsory) undergone by a Muslim window or divorce

d) none of the above

Ans: c

4. Ex parte means

a) In presence of both the parties

b) In absence of another party

c) Third-party to the suit

d) Hearing both the sides

Ans: b

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5. Identify the incorrect statement:

a) A constitution is a basic structure defining the powers of the state and the rights and duties of the citizens

b) The father of the Indian Constitution is B.R. Ambedkar

c) The constitution of India was enacted by a Constitute assembly set up in July 1946

d) The chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Indian Constitution was Rajendra Prasad

Ans: d

6. Void ab initio means:

a) Contracts invalid from the beginning

b) Contracts that can be rectified

c) Contracts that cannot be terminated

d) Conditional contracts

Ans: c

7. Ad interim means:

a) From the beginning

b) In the meanwhile

c) Against the law

d) Against the will

8. The term of copyright for an author lasts how long?

a) A lifetime of the author

b) A lifetime of the author plus 50 years from his death

c) A lifetime of the author plus 60 years from his death

d) None of the above

9. Which one of the following features has India not borrowed from the Constitution of the United Kingdom?

a) Parliament type of Government

b) Supreme Court Privileges of the Members of the Parliament

c) Two houses of the Parliament

d) Supreme Court

10. Who presides over Lok Sabha if neither the speaker nor the Deputy Speaker is available?

a) The senior-most member of Lok Sabha

b) A member of the panel announced by the Speaker

c) A member nominated by the President

d) None of the above

Legal Knowledge Questions for AILET Exam 2022

To ease out your preparation, we have curated the sample legal knowledge questions for AILET 2022. Practicing these questions will help enhance your AILET Legal Aptitude Preparation for AILET exam.

1. The command issued by the Supreme Court to act lawfully and to desist from perpetrating an unlawful act is:

  • Mandamus
  • Prohibition
  • Habeas Corpus
  • Quo Warranto 

2. Article 213 deals with:

  • Promulgation of Ordinance by the Governor
  • Appointment of Chief Minister in a state
  • Relations between Union and the States
  • Appointment of Governor

3. Which Article of the Constitution provides that "There shall be a Governor for each state"?

  • Article 150
  • Article 151
  • Article 153
  • Article 154

4. The maxim 'ubi  jus ibi remedium' means

  • Where there is a right, there is the remedy
  • There is no remedy without a wrong
  • There is no wrong without a remedy
  • There is no right without a remedy

5. Which of these is incorrect?

  • Art 51A of Part IVA deals with Fundamental Duties of an Indian Citizen
  • Article 110 defines a Money Bill
  • Judges of High Courts are appointed by the Governor
  • RajyaSabha must return the Money Bill within a period of 14 days

6. Identify the incorrect statement:

  • The chairman of the constituent assembly was Rajendra Prasad
  • The idea of the Constitution of India was first of all given by M.N.Roy
  • The Indian Constitution was enforced on 26th January 1949
  • The constitution of India was adopted by the Constituent Assembly.

7.  Identify the incorrect statement:

  • The constituent Assembly took to finally pass the constitution about 3 years since 9th December 1946
  • India became a sovereign, democratic republic on 15th August 1947
  • The constitution named our country as 'India that is Bharat'
  • The preamble was proposed before the drafting committee of the constitution by Jawaharlal Nehru.

8. Which of the following is incorrect

  • An ordinate promulgated by the president will lapse on the expiration of 6 months after the reassembly of the session
  • The president can promulgate an ordinance when both the houses of the parliament are not in session
  • The judges of the Supreme Court can be removed by the president on the recommendation of the parliament
  • Article 123 defines ordinances making power of the president.

9. 'Pacta Sunt Servanda' means: (a) Treaties have to be observed; (b) Treaties are a source of international law; (c) Treaties are law binding; (d) Treaties have validity in international law. Select the correct answer using the codes given below

  • (b) alone
  • (a) alone
  • (c) and (d) 
  • (a), (c) and (d)

10. Identify the incorrect statement:

  • Socialist and secular, integrity was added to the 'Preamble to the Constitution through the 42nd amendment
  • The preamble to the Indian Constitution reads "We, the people of India.. in our constituent assemble... Adopt, enact and give to ourselves this constitution".
  • The part of the constitution that reflects the mind and ideals of the framers is the basic structure.
  • The correct nomenclature of India according to the Preamble is sovereign, Socialist, Secular, Democratic, Republic

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Topic-wise Legal Aptitude Questions for AILET 2022

To help you get an idea about the type of questions asked from each topic, we have provided a few sample questions that are curated form the previous year's papers here.

Along with these questions, you can attempt Mock Tests for AILET on a daily basis to enhance your legal knowledge skills.

Legal Awareness

Q) Mensrea is translated as

a) Guilty mind

b)Intention

c)Evil

Ans: a

d)Unlawful act

Q)Which Chief Justice of India has performed the duties of President’?

a)Justice V. N. Khare

b)Justice M. M. Punchi

c)Justice S. P Barucha

d)Justice M. Hidaytullah

Ans: d

Q) Which of the following Union Territories attained statchood in February 1987?

a)Goa

b)Arunachal Pradesh

c)Pondicherry

d)Datnan and Diu

Ans: b

Q)By which Constitutional Amendment Act, the National Judicial Appointments Commission has been set up?

a) 96th Amendment Act

b)99th Amendment Act

c)121st Amendment Act

d)120th Amendment Act

Ans: b

Q)Which one of the following committees was constituted to review environmental law in the country?

a)Subramanian Committee

b)Kasturi Ranjan Committee

c)Madhav Nair Committee

d)Ullas Karanth Committee

Ans: a

Indian Polity and Constitution

Q) Which amendment incorporated the Right to Education to the Constitution?

a)86th

b)42nd

c)44th

d)74th

Ans: a

Q)According to the Constitution of India, a new All India Services can be instituted with theinitiative taken by

a)more than two-thirds of the states

b)the interstate council

c)the Rajya Sabha

d)President

Ans: c

Q)Which of the following amendments took away the right to property from the list of fundamental rights?

a)42nd

b)44th

c)45th

d)43rd

Ans: b

Q)'Prohibiton’ and ‘certiorari’ are writs issued against

a)Individuals

b)Courts

c)Government

d)Legislature

Ans: b

Q)The First Class Magistrates are competent to award a sentence of imprisonment up to

a)4 years

b) 2years

c) 1year

d) 3years

Ans: b

Legal GK

Q) Under the Constitution of India, Freedom of religion does not give the power to?

a)Conversion with money

b)Regulate Law and order

c)Health

d)Morality

Ans: b

Q)Which among the following is not a part of the Directive Principles of State Policy?

a) Provisions for Work and maternity relief

b)Village panchayats

c)Adult education

d)International Peace and Security

Ans: c

Q)Parliament of India consists of

a)Upper House

b)Lower House

c)President

d)All of the above

Ans: d

Q)Power to summon the house of the Parliament is vested with:

a)President

b) Vice president

c) Speaker

d) Chief Justice

Ans: a

FAQ's

How can I improve my accuracy while solving Legal Knowledge questions for AILET?

You can easily improve your speed and accuracy by solving as many sample papers as possible. Also, practicing mock tests would definitely improve your time management skills.

What is the ideal time to start preparing for AILET Legal Knowledge section?

You should require at least 3-4 months time to complete the syllabus of the legal Knowledge section of the AILET exam.

Is solving Previous Year Paper is really beneficial for scoring good marks in the AILET legal knowledge section?

Yes. Solving previous year papers of AILET exam will help you know the difficulty level of the paper, type of questions asked in the exam. Also, it will help your time management skills and speed.

How can I solve Legal Knowledge Questions easily in the AILET exam?

Following the expert tips would definitely help you solve Legal Knowledge Questions easily in the AILET exam. One of the best methods to score more marks in the exam is to practice as many previous year question papers as possible.

What are the important topics to be studied under AILET Legal Knowledge?

In AILET GK Section, you must be aware of all the latest issues across the globe. Also, you need to focus more on topics like History, Polity, Environment, National & International Events, Sports, New Appointments, Awards & Honours.