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Question 88

Legal Principles:

(1) Offer is a proposal made by one person to another to do an act or abstain from doing it. The person who makes the offer is known as the promisor or offeror and the person to whom an offer is made is known as the promise or the offeree.

(2) A contract comes into being by the acceptance of an offer. When the person to whom the offer is made signifies his consent thereto, the proposal is said to be accepted and the parties are at consensus ad idem regarding the terms of the agreement.

Facts: In Dec. 2019, a convicted murderer who was sentenced to death escaped from the custody of Ramesh, a prison official. Ramesh later offered a reward of INR 50,000 to anyone who captured the fugitive and returned him to the authorities. In Jan. 2020, without knowledge or notice of the reward, Sunil captured the fugitive and took him to Ramesh՚s jail house. Ramesh refused Sunil՚s demands for the reward money. Sunil filed a case against Ramesh to recover the reward. Ramesh alleges that there is no contract between Ramesh and Sunil.

A. A mere offer or promise to pay did not give rise to a contract. Rather, the assent or meeting of two minds gave rise to a contract, and therefore it was not complete until the offer was accepted. Having notice or knowledge of the existence of the reward when he captured the fugitive is essential to his right to recover the reward offered by Ramesh.

B. The act of capturing the fugitive was acceptance of the offer of reward through conduct and so a valid contract is entered upon.

C. There was an offer by Ramesh and acceptance by Sunil and it is immaterial whether Sunil had notice or knowledge of the existence of the reward when he captured the fugitive.

D. Such an offer, like the reward here, could be accepted by anyone who performs the service called for, when the acceptor knows that it has been made and acts in performance of it.

Question 89

Which of the following States have passed a Bill providing for life imprisonment and fine up to INR 5 Lakhs against accused in case of mob lynching leading to death of the victim?

A. Madhya Pradesh

B. Rajasthan

C. Uttar Pradesh

D. Haryana

Question 90

The strength of Judges in Supreme Court of India has been increased from 31 to

A. 34

B. 38

C. 33

D. 35

Question 91

In September 2019, High Court of has held that the right to have access to the

internet is part of fundamental right to education and right to privacy under Article 21 of the Constitution of India.

A. Delhi

B. Madhya Pradesh

C. Kerala

D. Mumbai

Question 92

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding Delimitation Commission?

I. It determines the number and boundaries of constituencies to make population of all constituencies nearly equal.

II. The orders of Delimitation Commission have the force of law and can be challenged in a court of law.

III. Constitution of India has put a freeze on fresh delimitation until 2025

IV. The constitution has also capped the number of Lok Shaba & Rajya Sabha seats to a maximum of 550 & 250 respectively

A. I, II, III, IV

B. I, II, III

C. II, III

D. I, IV

Question 93

The Enemy Property Act applies to the property of which of the following?

A. people who took citizenship of China & Pakistan

B. people who took citizenship of Bangladesh, China & Pakistan

C. people who took citizenship of Bangladesh & China

D. people who took citizenship of China & Myanmar

Question 94

Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 provides for which of the following powers to prevent the spread of an epidemic disease?

I. Inspection of person

II. detention of persons

III. penalties for disobeying provisions of the Act under Section 188,269 & 271 Indian Penal Code

IV. legal protection of implementing officers

A. I, II, III, IV

B. I, II, III

C. I, II, IV

D. I, III, IV

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