CLAT Sample Paper (Part 3 of 11)

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  1. When can a State law on a subject in the Concurrent List get precedence over a Central law on the same subject?
    1. In no circumstances
    2. If it was made before the Central law
    3. If it had got the President՚s assent before the enactment of the Central law.
    4. If consent of the President was taken before its introduction as a bill in the State legislature.
  2. Who out of the following nominates the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee of the Parliament
    1. Prime Minister of India
    2. President of India
    3. Speaker of the Lok Sabha
    4. Chairman of the Rajya Sabha
  3. A legislation made by the state legislature is
    1. Subordinate legislation
    2. Supreme legislation
    3. autonomous legislation
    4. delegated legislation
  4. Under section 9, Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, a court during pendency of a suit before it
    1. can entertain and try second suit
    2. cannot entertain and proceed to try second suit
    3. shall not proceed to try though may entertain second suit
    4. neither can entertain nor shall proceed for second suit
  5. While executing a decree of other State on reciprocity, a court
    1. can execute the decree in the same manner as if it itself had passed it
    2. can decide all questions relating to execution
    3. can provide any incidental and consequential relief
    4. cannot execute a decree relating to fine, charges, penalty, taxes or arbitration award of that State
  6. A court to which decree has been transferred for execution cannot, while executing?
    1. order attachment
    2. execute the decree against the legal representatives of the deceased judgement debtor
    3. send the decree for execution to another court
    4. order execution at the instance of the transferee of the decree
  7. The transferee of a decree
    1. may enforce the decree against the legal representatives too.
    2. may enforce the decree against the sureties available with the judgement debtor.
    3. may enforce the decree against the securities available with the judgement debtor
    4. shall hold the equities which the judgement debtor might have enforced against the original decree holder.
  8. When a commission has been issued under section 75, Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, the commission, if not a Judge of Civil Court?
    1. can call any witness relating to that matter
    2. can determine the legality of questions asked during the conduct of proceedings by the commission
    3. can extend time and grant exemption from personal appearance
    4. cannot impose penalties or fine and initiate contempt of court proceedings
  9. Under which of the following provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 an ex-parte order and ex-parte decree may be set aside?
    1. Order 9, Rule 7 and Order 9, Rule 10
    2. Order 9, Rule 4 and Order 9, Rule 5
    3. Order 9, Rule 7 and Order 9, Rule 13
    4. Order 9, Rule 11 and Order 9, Rule 12
  10. Interpleader suit cannot be instituted
    1. for any property which relates to two persons but which is being held by a third person for the time being
    2. for determining the relationship between a property and the persons claiming it
    3. for getting himself. Absolved from the liability to keep the property which is not being held by him
    4. Where a suit is pending in which the rights of all parties can properly be decided.