CLAT 2012 Solved Paper (Part 27 of 27)

  1. Match List I with List II and choose the appropriate answer

    List-I List-II
    1. Concurrent list

    2. Rule of Law

    3. Directive Principle of State Policy

    4. Procedure established by law

    1. Constitution of Japan

    2. Constitution of Ireland

    3. British Constitution

    4. Constitution of Australia

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
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      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1

    Answer: d

  2. P, Q and R made a joint promise to give S a sum of Rs. 3000. S recovered the whole amount from P. Q was declared insolvent and cannot give anything. Which statement out of the following is correct?

    1. P cannot get anything from R.

    2. P can recover Rs. 1000 from R.

    3. P can recover Rs. 1500 from R

    4. P can recover Rs. 2000 from R.

    Answer: c

  3. X went to Y's house and forgot his bag which contained 1 kg sweets. Y's children consumed the sweets. Decide the liability of Y.

    1. Y is bound to pay the price of sweets to X

    2. Y is not bound to pay anything

    3. Y is bound to pay half the price of sweets.

    4. Y would not have to pay anything because X loves Y's children.

    Answer: b

  4. Which one of the following is not correct?

    1. Freedom of speech and expression includes freedom of press.

    2. Right to life and personal liberty includes right to carry on any trade and profession

    3. Right to equality includes the principles of natural justice

    4. Freedom of conscience includes the wearing and carrying of kirpans by the Sikhs

    Answer: b

  5. Y makes an attempt to steal some jewels by breaking open a box and finds, after opening the box, that there is no jewel in it. Choose the appropriate answer.

    1. Y is not guilty of attempt to theft because the box was empty.

    2. Y is guilty of attempt to commit theft.

    3. Y is guilty of trespass.

    4. Y is not guilty of any offence.

    Answer: b

  6. A lady wanted to get a railway ticket but finding a crowd near the ticket window at the station, asked Raju, who was near the window, to get a ticket for her and handed him money for the same. Raju took the money and instead of getting the ticket, ran away with it. What offence has been committed by Raju?

    1. No offence

    2. Criminal breach of trust

    3. Criminal misappropriation

    4. Theft

    Answer: b

  7. The Right to Equality is guaranteed by-

    1. Article 14 to 18

    2. Article 14

    3. Article 14 and 15

    4. Article 14, 15 and 16

    Answer: d

  8. Mr. Samay was severely hurt while working in his factory and fell unconscious. He was rushed to a hospital by his fellow workers. In the hospital (at emergency/casualty ward) the doctors opined that he should be operated immediately. While conducting preliminary examinations, he was found to be HIV positive. The doctors are in a dilemma regarding what should they do first-

    1. Doctors should operate first

    2. Doctors should inform his family members

    3. Doctors should inform his employers

    4. Doctors should not inform anyone because it would violate patient's right of privacy.

    Answer: a

  9. Match the List I and List II and choose the appropriate answer

    List-I List-II
    1. Republic

    2. Secular

    3. Democracy

    1. Head of the state is elected by the people

    2. State does not recognize any religion as religion of the state

    3. The government which gets authority from the will of the people

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
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      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4

    Answer: a

  10. In which of the following cases can a Constitutional amendment be passed just by a simple majority in Parliament?

    1. Election matters

    2. Change in the name and boundaries of states

    3. Powers of the President

    4. None of the above

    Answer: d