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100 Most Important Legal Knowledge Questions for AILET

1. Doli incapax

  • A person with mala fide intention
  • A person with bona fide intention
  • A person unable to form an intention
  • Intention being irrelevant

2. Obiter dicta refer to

  • Material facts of the case plus the decision thereon
  • Observations made by a court in a particular case
  • Hypothetical facts, illustrations and casual expressions made by a court in a particular case
  • Both (a) and (b)

3. Iddat means

  • The age of a girl fit for marriage
  • The demand of dowry from the girl side
  • a period of seclusion (compulsory) undergone by a Muslim window or divorce
  • none of the above

4. Ex parte means

  • In presence of both the parties
  • In absence of another party
  • Third party to the suit
  • Hearing both the sides

5. Identify the incorrect statement:

  • A constitution is the basic structure defining the powers of the state and the rights and duties of the citizens
  • The father of the Indian Constitution is B.R. Ambedkar
  • The constitution of India was enacted by a Consitute assembly set up in July 1946
  • The chairman of the Drafting committe of the Indian Constitution was Rajendra Prasad.

6. Void ab initio means:

  • Contracts invalid from the beginneing
  • Contracts which can be rectified
  • Contracts which cannot be terminated
  • Conditional contracts

7. Ad interim means:

  • From the beginning
  • In the meanwhile
  • Against the law
  • Against the will

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

  • Life time of the author
  • Life time of the author plus 50 years from his death
  • Life time of the author plus 60 years from his death
  • None of the above

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

  • Parliament type of Government
  • Supreme Court Privilages of the Members of the Parliament
  • Two houses of the Parliament
  • Supreme Court

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

  • The senior-most member of Lok Sabha
  • A member of the panel announced by the Speaker
  • A member nominated by the President
  • None of the above

11. 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 

12. 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

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

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

14. The maxim 'ubi  jus ibi remedium' means

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

15. Which of these is incorrect?

  • Art 51A of Part IVA deals with Funadmental 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

16. 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.

17.  Identify the incorrect statement:

  • The constituent Assembly took to finally pass the constitution about 3 year 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.

18. Which of the following is incorrect

  • An ordinate promulgated by the president will lapse on the expiration of 6 months after the reassembly of 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.

19. '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)

20. 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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