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Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 1

Under Section 58 of CPC, a person detained shall be released from the detention on the amount mentioned in the warrant of his detention being paid to

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Section 58 of the CPC deals with detention and release in civil cases. It says that a person shall be released from civil detention before the expiration of the said period of detention, if he pays the amount mentioned in the warrant for his detention to the officer-in-charge of the civil prison.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 2

The list of witnesses, after settlement of issues, must be filed within

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Order XVI Rule 1 of the Code of Civil Procedure provides that on or before such date as the Court may appoint, and not later than fifteen days after the date on which the issues are settled, the parties shall present in court a list of witnesses whom they propose to call either to give evidence or to produce documents and obtain summons to such persons for their attendance in court.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 3

Which of the following is a ground on which a witness under Section 161(2) of Cr.P.C. may refuse to answer questions put by a police officer?

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Section 161(2) of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 says that such person shall be bound to answer truly all questions relating to such case put to him by such officer, other than questions the answers to which would have a tendency to expose him to a criminal charge or to a penalty or forfeiture. Therefore, all of the above is the right answer.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 4
Under which section has the term 'examination-in-chief' has been defined in the Indian Evidence Act, 1872?
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Section 137 of the Indian Evidence Act defines the term 'examination-in-chief'as the examination of a witness by a party who calls him shall be called his examination-in-chief. Examination-in-chief is the first examination after the witness has been sworn or affirmed. It is a province of a party by whom the witness is called to examine him in chief for the purpose of eliciting from the witness all the material facts within his knowledge which tend to prove the party's case. Examination-in-chief is also known as 'direct examination'.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 5
Which of the following sections of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 empowers a high court to confirm a sentence of death passed by a sessions court?
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Section 368(b) of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 empowers a high court to confirm a sentence of death passed by a sessions court.
Section 368(b) says that a high court may annul the conviction and convict the accused of any offence of which the sessions court might have convicted him or order a new trial on the same or an amended charge.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 6
Section 17 of the Limitation Act takes within its ambit
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Section 17 of the Limitation Act, 1963 provides that where, in the case of any suit or application for which a period of limitation is prescribed by this Act: (a) the suit or application is based upon the fraud of the defendant or respondent or his agent or (b) the knowledge of the right of title on which a suit or application is founded is concealed by the fraud of any such person as aforesaid or (c) the suit or application is for relief from the consequences of a mistake. Hence, all of the above is the correct answer.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 7

Under Section 103 of IPC, the right to private defence of property extends to causing death, if the offence is

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Section 103 of IPC says that the right of private defence of property extends, under the restrictions mentioned in Section 99, to voluntary causing of death or of any other harm to the wrong-doer, if the offence, the committing of which or the attempting to commit which, occasions the exercise of the right, be an offence of any of the descriptions hereinafter enumerated, namely:
1. robbery
2. house-breaking by night
3. mischief by fire committed on any building, tent or vessel, in which building, tent or vessel is used as a human dwelling or as a place for the custody of property
4. theft, mischief or house-trespass, under such circumstances as may reasonably cause apprehension that death or grievous hurt will be the consequence, if such right of private defence is not exercised
Therefore, right answer would be all of the above.

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 8
Which of the following is not an essential ingredient of a crime?
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The reason for committing an offence is called the motive. Motive is not the same as intent, and it does not establish the guilt of the accused. A person can have a motive and not commit the offence. Thus, motive is not an essential element.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 9
Generally, an introduction of a new partner in a partnership firm would require the consent of
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According to the Partnership Act, 1932, a new partner can be admitted into the firm only with the consent of all the existing partners unless otherwise agreed upon. With the admission of a new partner, the partnership firm is reconstituted and a new agreement is entered into to carry on the business of the firm. Therefore, 'all the partners' is the right answer.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 10
Estoppel
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Estoppel is a legal rule of evidence (and not a cause of action) which (1) prevents a party from making an allegation or denial that contradicts what it had previously stated, or what has been legally established, as the truth (2) supports a claim for damages of the party that had a good-faith reliance on a misleading representation of another party.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 11
The period of limitation for a suit to claim compensation for false imprisonment is
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The period of limitation for a suit for compensation for false imprisonment is one year and the period of limitation starts from the date when the imprisonment ends.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 12
The President shall have the power under Article 72 of the Constitution of India where
Detailed Solution for Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 12
The President shall have the power to grant pardons, reprieves, respites or remissions of punishment or to suspend, remit or commute the sentence of any person convicted of any offence in case where the
(a) punishment or sentence is by a court martial
(b) punishment or sentence is for an offence against any law relating to a matter to which the executive power of the Union extends
(c) sentence is a sentence of death
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 13
Which of the following articles was inserted by the Constitution (Ninety-Eighth Amendment) Act, 2012?
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Article 371(J) was inserted by virtue of Constitution (Ninety-Eighth) Amendment Act, 2012.
It falls under Part 21 of the Constitution. It grants special status to six backward districts of Hyderabad-Karnataka region.
1. This board will establish a separate development board.
2. This board will see that sufficient funds are allocated for development of the region.
3. Local reservation in education and government-jobs (domicile requirement).
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 14
The Code of Civil Procedure contains
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The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 is a procedural law related to the administration of civil proceedings in India. The Code is divided into two parts: the first part contains 158 Sections and the second part contains the First Schedule, which has 51 Orders and Rules.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 15
Which of the following provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure deals with right to lodge a caveat?
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Section 148A: Right to lodge a caveat-
(1) Where an application is expected to be made, or has been made, in a suit or proceedings instituted, or about to be instituted, in a Court, any person claiming a right to appear before the Court on the hearing of such application may lodge a caveat in respect thereof.
(2) Where a caveat has been lodged under subsection (1), the person by whom the caveat has been lodged (hereinafter referred to as the caveator) shall serve a notice of the caveat by registered post, acknowledgement due, on the person by whom the application has been or is expected to be, made, under subsection (1).
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 16
Suspension of provisions of Article 19 during emergency is dealt in
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Article 358 of Constitution of India deals with suspension of provisions of Article 19 during emergencies. Article 358 provides for suspension of fundamental rights guaranteed under Article 19 only when national emergency is declared due to war or external aggression only. It is not suspended during national emergency declared due to armed rebellion. So, Article 358 is confined to the suspension of fundamental rights under Article 19 only.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 17
Burden of proof
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The provisions of burden of proof are provided under Section 101 to 114 A of the Indian Evidence Act. According to them, burden of proof substantially determines the right to begin.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 18
A dying declaration
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A dying declaration is an independent piece of evidence like any other piece of evidence, neither extra strong nor weak, and can be acted upon without corroboration if it is found to be otherwise true and reliable. In order that a dying declaration may form the sole basis for conviction without the need for independent corroboration, it must be shown that the person making it had the opportunity of identifying the person implicated and is thoroughly reliable and free from blemish.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 19
The members of the Legislative Assembly are elected by the
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Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) are elected by the people. From each constituency, the people elect one representative, who then becomes a Member of the Legislative Assembly.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 20

Choose the correct meaning of the following idiom/phrase.
The gift of the gab

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The gift of the gab' means the ability to speak fluently.

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 21

Fill in the blank with the appropriate word.
The hand that ____ the cradle rules the world.

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The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world' is a proverb, so the correct answer is option 3.
It means 'mothers are the most powerful people, because they shape their children's personalities'.

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 22

Fill in the blanks with the correct set of words.
If your system is running slowly, try logging ____ and then logging _____ again.

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Log off' means 'stop using a system' and 'log in' means 'start using a system'. 'System is running slowly' indicates you are already 'logged in'. So, you will first 'log out or off' and then 'log in'.

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 23
The famous river Nile belongs to
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The Nile is the longest river in the world. It belongs to Egypt, and is the primary source of water for Sudan and Egypt. The river has two major tributaries, White Nile and Blue Nile.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 24
The book 'Moving On, Moving Forward - A Year in Office', authored by Venkaiah Naidu, was released by
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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi released the book 'Moving On, Moving Forward – A Year in Office', authored by Venkaiah Naidu, to mark one year in office of Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu. He also presented the first copy of the book to the Vice-President of India. The Prime Minister said that Shri Venkaiah Naidu always performed whatever duty he had, with utmost diligence, and adapted into that role with ease. He has been in public life for 50 years - 10 years in student politics and 40 years in state as well as national politics.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 25
Which of the followings hosted first ever Food Processing Summit to attract investors to the region in 2020?
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Union Territory Ladakh hosted the first ever Food Processing Summit to attract investors to the region. With the help of Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, the UT Administration of Ladakh organized the Summit. Several entrepreneurs from Leh and Kargil regions were participating in the Summit. As Ladakh was capable of exporting processed foods made from unique horticultural products, the entrepreneurs were encouraged to begin their own start-up companies in the food processing sector.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 26
No second appeal shall lie from any decree when the subject matter of the original suit is for recovery of money not exceeding
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Section 102 of CPC says that no second appeal shall lie from any decree when the subject matter of the original suit is for recovery of money not exceeding twenty-five thousand rupees.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 27
Where a decree is silent as regards future interest,
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Legal provisions of Section 34(2) of Code of Civil Procedure 1908, (C.P.C.), India, provide:
Where such a decree is silent with respect to the payment of further interest on such principal sum from the date of the decree to the date of the payment or other earlier date, the court shall be deemed to have refused such interest and a separate suit there for shall not lie.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 28
Under Section 319 Cr.P.C, a person may be added as an additional accused on the basis of the
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Section 319(1) of Code of Criminal Procedure states that where, in the course of any inquiry into, or trial of, an offence, it appears from the evidence that any person not being the accused has committed any offence for which such person could be tried together with the accused, the court may proceed against such person for the offence which he appears to have committed.
Thus, a person may be added as an additional accused on the basis of the evidence adduced in the case.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 29
Which of the following statements is wrong?
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Under Section 313 of Code of Criminal Procedure, no oath shall be administered to the accused when he is examined under Sub-section (1). The statement given in option 1 is wrong.
The accused shall not render himself liable to punishment by refusing to answer such questions, or by giving false answers to them. All the other statements are correct.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 30
G, a 17-year-old girl, was married to H. H during the subsistence of the said marriage entered into another marriage with P. The court may take cognizance for the offence of bigamy, if the complaint is brought by
Detailed Solution for Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 30
The court may take cognizance for the offence of bigamy under Section 198 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, if the complaint is brought by
1. her father, mother, brother, sister, son or daughter, or by her father's or mother's brother or sister
2. any other person related to her by blood, marriage or adoption, with the leave of the court
3. some other person on her behalf, with leave of court, but where there is a guardian appointed in her respect, then only after such guardian has been heard
Thus, option 4 is correct.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 31
What does a 'pauper suit' mean?
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A person is a pauper when he is not possessed of sufficient means to enable him to pay the fee prescribed by law for the plaint in such suit. Order 33 of CPC provides that in the legal proceeding between two parties, one may claim before the court that he/she is a pauper, that he/she has no means to pay the court fees and that the suit may be admitted without payment of court fee. In other words, in a pauper suit, an impoverished person is supported at public expense; an indigent litigant is permitted to sue or defend without paying costs; an impoverished criminal defendant has a right to receive legal services without charge.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 32
A intentionally deceives B into a belief that A has performed A's part of a contract which he has not performed, and thereby dishonestly induces B to pay money. A has committed the offence of
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A has committed the offence of cheating. Section 415 of the Indian Penal Code defines the offence of cheating that whoever, by deceiving any person, fraudulently or dishonestly or intentionally induces the person so deceived to do or omit to do anything which he would not do or omit if he were not so deceived, and which act or omission causes or is likely to cause damage or harm to that person in body, mind, reputation or property, is said to cheat.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 33
A and Z agree to fence with each other for amusement. This agreement implies the consent of each to suffer any harm which, in the course of such fencing, may be caused without foul play. A, while playing fairly, hurts Z; and as a result, Z dies. A is liable for
Detailed Solution for Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 33
Nothing is an offence which is not intended to cause death or grievous hurt; if the person to whom such hurt is caused being above the age of eighteen years has expressly or impliedly consented to suffer harm, or to take the risk of any harm (Section 87). A and Z agree to fence with each other for amusement. This agreement implies the consent of each to suffer any harm which, in the course of such fencing, may be caused without foul play; and if A, while playing fairly, hurts Z, A commits no offence.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 34
Which of the following sections of the Indian Contract Act provides that the responsibility of finder of goods is similar to that of a bailee?
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Section 71 of the Indian Contract Act states that a person who finds goods belonging to another and takes them into his custody, is subject to the same responsibility as a bailee.
Section 72 of the Indian Contract Act states the liability of person to whom money is paid, or thing delivered, by mistake or under coercion.
Thus, option 3 is correct.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 35
Which of the following sections of the I.P.C. is Hicklin rule related to?
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The Hicklin test is a legal test for obscenity established by the English case Regina v. Hicklin (1868). This test is related to Section 292 of the Indian Penal Code, which deals with the sale of obscene books.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 36
An 'arbitral award' can be enforced under
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Section 35 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 deals with the provision of finality of arbitral awards.
An arbitral award can be enforced under Section 36 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 37
In a case in which a decree for specific performance of a contract for sale of immovable property has been passed, the plaintiff buyer could not deposit the balance sale consideration in time. For the extension of time,
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Under the provisions of Section 28(1) of the Specific Relief Act, the Court has the power to extend time for making deposit. The Court has the power in a suit for specific performance to extend the time for deposit and the failure of plaintiff to deposit money in the Court before the decree or even after the decree cannot be a reason to deny the relief of specific performance.
An application for extension of time for payment of balance con­sideration may be filed even in the Court of first instance or the Appellate Court in the same suit as the decree of the Trial Court stands merged with that of the Appellate Court which decree is un­der execution.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 38
Ground(s) for legal disability is/are:
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Grounds for legal disability under Section 6 of the Indian Limitation Act are: idiocy, insanity and minority. Thus, option 4 is correct.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 39
Which of the following does not figure in Section 115 while dealing with applying the principle of estoppel?
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Section 115 in the Indian Evidence Act, 1872, deals with the estoppel. It says that when one person has, by his declaration, act or omission, intentionally caused or permitted another person to believe a thing to be true and to act upon such belief, neither he nor his representative shall be allowed, in any suit or proceeding between himself and such person or his representative, to deny the truth of that thing.
The word 'Conduct' is nowhere used, so option 1 is the right answer.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 40
Which among the following must be stated in the pleadings?
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There is a distinction between facta probanda (the facts required to be proved, i.e. material facts) and facta probantia (the facts by means of which they are proved, i.e. particulars or evidence). It is settled law that pleadings must contain only facta probanda, and not facta probantia. Only relevant facts are required to be proved at the trial in order to establish the facts in issue.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 41
During re-examination of a witness,
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According to the provisions of Section 138 of the Indian Evidence Act: ''During re-examination of a witness, a new matter can be introduced only with the permission of the court. If a new matter is, by permission of the court, introduced in-re-examination, the adverse party may further cross-examine upon that matter.''
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 42
When the President refers a matter to the Supreme Court,
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Article 143 read as follows:
Power of President to consult Supreme Court-
(1) If at any time it appears to the President that a question of law or fact has arisen, or is likely to arise, which is of such a nature and of such public importance that it is expedient to obtain the opinion of the Supreme Court upon it, he may refer the question to that Court for consideration and the Court may, after such hearing as it thinks fit, report to the President its opinion thereon.
(2) The President may, notwithstanding anything in the proviso to article 131, refer a dispute of the kind mentioned in the said proviso to the Supreme Court for opinion and the Supreme Court shall, after such hearing as it thinks fit, report to the President its opinion thereon.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 43
Which of the following statements is true?
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High courts have the power to determine the constitutional validity of a Central Act under Article 226 in the Constitution of India, 1949.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 44
Which of the following articles of the Indian Constitution provides that it shall be the duty of the Union to protect every state against external aggression and internal disturbance?
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Article 355 of the Constitution of India states that it shall be the duty of the Union to protect every state against external aggression and internal disturbance, and to ensure that the government of every state is carried on in accordance with the provisions of this Constitution.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 45
Name the actors who have been signed as ambassadors for Skill India Campaign to promote the Skill India Mission.
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The Hindi film stars Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma have been signed on to promote and endorse the Skill India Mission, chaired by the Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. The duo, through their film 'Sui Dhaaga - Made in India', are saluting India's entrepreneurs and skilled workforce, especially homegrown artisans, craftspeople and weavers who are making the country proud the world over.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 46
UNICEF and WHO announced India's status as a polio-free country. Where is UNICEF headquartered?
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In a joint statement, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) said that the risk of children getting vaccine-derived poliovirus was minimal in India because of a high routine immunisation coverage in the country.
WHO is headquartered at Geneva.
UNICEF is headquartered at New York.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 47
India clinched the cricket Asia Cup 2018 title by beating
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India clinched the Asia Cup 2018 title by beating Bangladesh by three wickets in a last-ball thriller at the Dubai International Stadium in Dubai.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 48

Directions: Choose the correct meaning of the given idiom/phrase.
Living high on the hog

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The idiom 'living high on the hog' means having a good life, with plenty of money. For example: Those movie stars live high on the hog. The sentence implies that the movie stars live luxuriously. Thus, option 2 is correct. Option 1 is incorrect as 'being arrogant about one's possessions' does not necessarily mean that one lives luxuriously too. None of the other options describe the meaning of the idiom.

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 49

Fill in the blank with the correct option.
Do not loiter ___ the street.

Detailed Solution for Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 49

Loiter about' is the correct phrasal usage and refers to stand, walk slowly, or wait around without apparent purpose.

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 50

Directions: Choose the best option to complete the given sentence.
An employment advertisement should _______ the number of vacancies.

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Specify' is the correct word, which refers to 'mention or state'.

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 51
Taxation is a/an ______ power of the State and it's not a fundamental right to be immune from taxation.
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Indian Constitution has divided the taxing powers as well as the spending powers and responsibilities between the Union and the State governments. The subjects on which Union or State or both can levy taxes are defined in the 7th schedule of the Constitution. Taxation is an independent power of the State and it's not a fundamental right to be immune from taxation.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 52
The Directive Principles of State Policy in the Constitution of India have been taken from which one of the following?
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Articles 36-51 under Part-IV of the Indian Constitution deal with Directive Principles of State Policy. They are borrowed from the Constitution of Ireland. The Sapru Committee in 1945 suggested two categories of individual rights. One being justiciable and the other being non-justiciable rights. The justiciable rights, as we know, are the fundamental rights, whereas the non-justiciable ones are the Directive Principles of State Policy.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 53
In the absence of an agreement between the parties, the arbitration proceedings are said to have commenced on
Detailed Solution for Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 53
As provided by Section 21 of the Arbitration Act, 1996, the arbitral proceedings in respect of a particular dispute commence on the date on which a request for that dispute to be referred to arbitration is received by the respondent (second party), unless it has been agreed in the agreement for the same.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 54
A' and 'B' sue 'C' for recovery of Rs. 1,000; 'C' has a debt due to him by 'A' alone. Here, 'C'
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As per the rules under Order VIII, Rule 6 of the C.P.C., when in a suit for the recovery of money, the defendant claims to set off against the plaintiff's demand any ascertained sum of money legally recoverable by him from the plaintiff and both parties fill the same character as they fill in the plaintiff's suit, the defendant may, at the first hearing of the suit, but not afterwards unless permitted by the Court, present a written statement containing the particulars of the debt sought to be set off.
Therefore, 'C' cannot set off a debt due to him by 'A' alone.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 55
The Code of Civil Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2002 came into force on
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Because of the delay in delivering justice experienced by the litigants at various levels, the Parliament introduced the Code of Civil Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2002. The failure of the objective of the Amendment Act of 1999, i.e. speedy and expeditious trial, resulted in the Amendment Act of 2002 which was enacted to reduce the delays faced at the different levels of the litigation. It is one of the parliamentary efforts at making litigation in our country more effective and speedy. In the light of the Amendment Act of 1999 came the Amendment Act of 2002, which became effective from 1st July, 2002.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 56
On which of the following maxims is the doctrine of 'Res Judicata' based?
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Interest republica ut sit finish litium means "the public interest demands an end to the litigation of the same issue". This has been enshrined under Section 11 of the CPC, which deals with the rule of Res Judicata.
The doctrine of Res Judicata means "the matter is already judged". It means that no court will have the power to try any fresh suit or issue which has been already settled in the former suit between the same parties.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 57
A contract caused by mistake of law not in force in India:
Detailed Solution for Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 57
As per Section 21 of the Cntract Act, a contract is not voidable because it was caused by a mistake as to any law in force in India, but a mistake as to a law not in force in India has the same effect as a mistake of fact.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 58
Under Section 313 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973:
Detailed Solution for Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 58
The courts have been given power under Section 313 of the Cr.P.C. to enable the accused to explain any evidence appearing to go against him, and for this, the courts have the power to examine them either on necessary questions or general questions but the accused is not bound to answer them. Where the court has dispensed with the personal attendance of the accused in summons case, the court may also dispense with such examination. No oath shall be administered to the accused when he is examined under this Section.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 59
An accused person shall be a competent witness according to which one of the Sections of the Cr.P.C.?
Detailed Solution for Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 59
As per Section 315 of the Cr.P.C., any person accused of an offence before a Criminal Court shall be a competent witness for the defence and may give evidence on oath in disproof of the charges made against him or any person charged together with him at the same trial. However, the accused is not bound to speak the truth.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 60
Period during which proceedings stand stayed by an injunction or order is excluded:
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According to Section 15(1) of the Limitation Act, 1963, in computing the period of limitation of any suit or application for the execution of a decree, the institution or execution of which has been stayed by injunction or order, the time of the continuance of the injunction or order, the day on which it was issued or made, and the day on which it was withdrawn, shall be excluded.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 2 - Question 61
When two or more persons indulge in fighting at a public place and thereby commit breach of peace, they commit the offence of:
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The offence of affray has been defined under Section 159 of the Indian Penal Code as an offence which is committed when two or more persons, by fighting in a public place, disturb the public peace, and the penal provision for the same has been given under Section 160 of the Code.