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Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 1

A decree is preliminary

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According to Section 2(2) of the Civil Code, A decree is preliminary when further proceedings have to be taken before the suit can be completely disposed of. It is final when such adjudication completely disposes of the suit. It may be partly preliminary and partly final.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 2

In case the application for permission to sue as pauper is rejected, the suit is deemed to have instituted,

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In case the application for permission to sue as pauper is rejected, the suit is deemed to have instituted, under Order 33, Rule 15A of CPC on the date on which the application for permission to sue as pauper was presented.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 3

Which of the following statements is wrong?

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This statement is entirely wrong. Even when the entire cause of action arose within the jurisdiction of a court, a suit against a company may not be instituted in another court if its registered office is within the jurisdiction of the latter court.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 4
In criminal trials, the onus is on the accused to prove that his case falls under
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According to Section 105 of the Evidence Act, when a person is accused of any offence, the burden of proving the existence of circumstances bringing the case within any of the general exceptions in the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860) or within any other special exceptions or provisos contained in any other part of the same Code or in any law defining the offence, is upon him and the Court shall presume the absence of such circumstances.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 5
Which of the following cases is related to the offence of rape?
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The infamous case of Tukaram and another v. State of Maharashtra, more commonly known as the Mathura Rape Case, sparked off vehemence and uncurbed conflicts, leading to radical changes in the sphere of rape laws governing India. This case witnessed the problem of custodial rape of a young girl named Mathura. Thus, Tukaram v State relates to rape.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 6
Section 26 of the Specific Relief Act fixes the time limit for discovery of mistake or fraud to be
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Section 26 of the Specific Relief Act only specifies the process for rectification of instruments. No time limit for discovery of mistake or fraud is fixed.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 7
An offence under Section 471 IPC can be taken cognizance of only on acomplaint in writing by the Court, if the document is
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Section 471 of the Indian Penal Code states that whoever fraudulently or dishonestly uses as genuine any document or electronic record which he knows or has reason to believe to be a forged document or electronic record, shall be punished in the same manner as if he had forged such document or electronic record.
An offence under Section 471 Indian Penal Code can be taken cognizance of only on a complaint in writing by the Court, if the document is forged any time while it is in the custody of a court.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 8
An agreement enforceable by law at the instance of one party and not of other party under Section 2(i) is called a/an
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Section 2(i) of Indian Contract Act defines voidable contract. It says that an agreement which is enforceable by law at the option of one or more of the parties thereto, but not at the option of other or others, is a voidable contract.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 9
The relation of partnership according to Section 5 of IndianPartnership Act, 1932 arises from
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The relation of partnership, according to Section 5 of Indian Partnership Act, 1932, arises from contract. Section 5 states that, 'the relation of partnership arises from contract and not from status and in particular, the members of a Hindu Undivided Family carrying on a family business as such or a Burmese Buddhist husband and wife, carrying on business as such, are not partners in such business'.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 10
Under Section 6 of the Specific Relief Act, 1963, a person cannot sue for recovering the possession of immovable property after
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Section 6(2)(a) of the Specific Relief Act, 1963 says that no suit under this Section shall be brought after the expiry of six months from the date of dispossession.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 11
In computing the period of limitation for an appeal, the
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Section 12(2) of the Limitation Act prescribes that in computing the period of limitation for an appeal or an application for leave to appeal or for revision or for review of a judgment, the day on which the judgment complained of was pronounced and the time requisite for obtaining a copy of the decree, sentence or order appealed from or sought to be revised or reviewed shall be excluded.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 12
An agreement in connection with horse racing under Section 30 is
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Section 30 of the Indian Contract Act states that agreements by way of wager are void, but exception to the rule states that this section shall not be deemed to render unlawful a subscription or contribution or agreement to subscribe or contribute, made or entered into for or toward any plate, prize or sum of money, of value or amount of five hundred rupees or upwards, to be awarded to the winner or winners of any horse race.
So, an agreement in connection with horse racing under Section 30 is valid.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 13
Which of the following is not a 'stolen property'?
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Goods acquired by larceny, robbery, or theft or extortion amounts to stolen property. The thief or robber does not have a legal title to pass on to the buyer who buys them in good faith, and such goods may be recovered by their true owner. In some jurisdictions, however, if stolen goods are sold in an open market and bought for value and in good faith, they may not be recovered even if the thief or robber is convicted.
Therefore, possession which was obtained by cheating does not come under the category of 'stolen property'.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 14

What is the difference between Section 34 and Section 149 of the Indian Penal Code?

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Section 34 states as following: 'When a criminal act is done by several persons in furtherance of the common intention of all, each of such persons is liable for that act in the same manner as if it were done by him alone.'
Section 149 states as following: 'If an offence is committed by any member of an unlawful assembly in prosecution of the common object of that assembly, or such as the members of that assembly knew to be likely to be committed in prosecution of that object, every person who, at the time of the committing of that offence, is a member of the same assembly, is guilty of that offence.'
Therefore, it can be seen that Section 34 requires active participation in action whereas Section 149 requires mere passive membership of the unlawful assembly.

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 15

The Code of Civil Procedure

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The Act cited as the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 came into force on the first day of January, 1909. It extends to the whole of India except the:
1. State of Jammu and Kashmir
2. State of Nagaland
3. Tribal Areas

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 16
Which of the following Amendments of the Constitution mandates that directive principles cannot be declared invalid by the courts on the ground of violation of some fundamental rights?
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42nd Amendment of the Constitution provides that the laws made for the implementation of directive principles cannot be declared invalid by the courts on the ground of violation of some fundamental rights. The intent of legislature behind such laws are the welfare of the general public.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 17

Propositions under Evidence Act are:
A. Statement is a genus, admission is a species and confession is a sub-species.
B. Statement and admission are species, and confession is a sub-species.
C. Statement and admission are genus, and confession is a species.

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A close scrutiny of the Sections 17 to 30 of the Act discloses that statement is a genus, admission is a species and confession is a sub-species. The acid test which distinguishes a confession from an admission is that when conviction can be based on a statement alone, it is a confession and where some supplementary evidence is required to authorise a conviction, then it is an admission. Thus, option 1 is the correct answer.

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 18
Questions as to the age of a judge of a High Court are to be decided by the:
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Article 217 (3) of the Constitution of India says that if any question arises as to the age of a Judge of a High Court, the question shall be decided by the President after consultation with the Chief Justice of India and the decision of the President shall be final.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 19
Which of the following Articles mentions disqualification of members in the Parliament?
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Article 102 of the Constitution of India prescribes that a member of Parliament will be disqualified from membership if he does not fulfil certain conditions.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 20
Which of the following is synonym of the word 'demeanour'?
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Demeanour refers to the way a person behaves, dresses, speaks, looks, etc. that show what their character is like. So, 'manner' is the required synonym.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 21

Fill in the blank with the appropriate word.
The fireworks ______ off with such a noise that we were nearly deafened.

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Fireworks 'go off' is the right formation, but the sentence is in past tense. So, the second from of the verb 'go', i.e. 'went' will be used.

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 22

Directions: The sentence given below has two blanks. Below the sentence are sets of words. Choose the set of words that when inserted in the sentence best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.
The ________ were ______, and every dollar had to be saved for the development of the country.

Detailed Solution for Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 22

The phrase 'every dollar had to be saved' indicates 'scarcity'. Keeping this phrase in mind, if we compare all the given options, the correct answer is option 2 (scarcity of revenue for development of the country).
'Meagre' means 'lacking in quantity or limited'.

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 23
What does 'The Seven Sisters of India' refer to?
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The Seven Sisters of India are the seven relatively unexplored and isolated Indian states - Assam, Nagaland, Tripura, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 24
Who was the first woman Chief Information Commissioner of India?
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Deepak Sandhu was the first woman Chief Information Commissioner of India. Sandhu became the first woman Chief Information Commissioner when she succeeded Satyananda Mishra on 5th September, 2013.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 25
Which organisation recently launched world's first public blockchain bond named bond-i?
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The World Bank launched the world's first public blockchain bond named bond-i, which is created, allocated, transferred and managed by using blockchain technology. Bond-i is an acronym standing for Blockchain Offered New Debt Instrument and also refers to tourist famous Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia. Funds raised from this bond will go towards sustainable development initiatives.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 26
Precepts are issued under Section 46 of CPC for
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Precept means an order, a writ, a warrant, or a process. It is an order or a direction emanating from an authority to an officer or a body of officers commanding him or them to do some act within the scope of his/their powers. It is a letter of request by a court which passed a decree requesting another court to attach any property belonging to the judgment debtor. Under Section 46 of CPC, a precept may be issued against the property of the judgment debtor.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 27
Judgement on admission can be given under
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Order XII Rule 6 of Civil Procedure Code says that where admissions of fact have been made either in the pleading or otherwise, whether orally or in writing, the court may at any stage of the suit, either on the application of an party or of its own motion and without waiting for the determination of any other question between the parties, make such order or give such judgement as it may think fit, having regard to such admissions.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 28
Under Section 53A of the Cr.P.C, when a person is arrested on the charge of committing rape, the arrestee may be examined by a registered medical practitioner other than a registered medical practitioner employed in a hospital run by the Government or by a local authority and, in the absence of such a practitioner, within the radius of sixteen kilometres from the place where the
Detailed Solution for Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 28
Section 53A of Criminal Procedure Code deals with the examination of person accused of rape by a medical practitioner. It says that when a person is arrested on a charge of committing an offence of rape or an attempt to commit rape and there are reasonable grounds for believing that an examination of his person will afford evidence as to the commission of such offence, it shall be lawful for a registered medical practitioner employed in a hospital run by the Government or by a local authority and, in the absence of such a practitioner, within the radius of sixteen kilometres from the place where the offence has been committed by any other registered medical practitioner, acting at the request of a police officer not below the rank of a sub-inspector, and for any person acting in good faith in his aid and under his direction, to make such an examination of the arrested person and to use such force as is reasonably necessary for that purpose.
Therefore, the right answer would be 'where the offence has been committed'.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 29
Where, in a trial before the Court of Session, the accused is not represented by a pleader, and where it appears to the court that the accused has not sufficient means to engage a pleader, the court shall assign a pleader for his defence at expense of the state in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, under
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Where, in a trial before the Court of Session, the accused is not represented by a pleader, and where it appears to the court that the accused has not sufficient means to engage a pleader, the court shall assign a pleader for his defence at expense of the State in the code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, under Section 304 named as 'Legal aid to accused at state expense in certain cases'.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 30
The offences other than those mentioned in Section 320 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, are
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The offences that may lawfully be compounded are those that are mentioned in Section 320 of the Code of Criminal Procedure. The offences other than those mentioned cannot be compounded. The offences punishable under laws other than the Penal Code are not compoundable.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 31
Under Section 376 of the IPC, a public servant committing rape on a woman in his custody shall be punishable with rigorous imprisonment
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Whoever, being a public servant, takes advantage of his official position and commits rape on a woman in his custody as such public servant or in the custody of a public servant subordinate to him; or commits gang rape, shall be punished with rigorous imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than ten years but which may be for life and shall also be liable to fine.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 32
'A' keeps a loaded pistol with him to kill 'B' if 'B' resists 'A' in committing theft of the property under his possession. 'A' is liable under
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A' keeps a loaded pistol with him to kill 'B' if 'B' resists 'A' in committing theft of the property under his possession. 'A' is liable under Section 382 of the IPC.
The Section states: Theft after preparation made for causing death, hurt or restraint in order to the committing of the theft — Whoever commits theft, having made preparation for causing death, or hurt, or restraint, or fear of death, or of hurt, or of restraint, to any person, in order to the committing of such theft, or in order to the effecting of his escape after the committing of such theft, or in order to the retaining of property taken by such theft, shall be punished with rigorous imprisonment for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 33
The word 'takes' in Section 361 of the IPC signifies
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The word 'takes' in Section 361 of the IPC signifies physical taking.
Kidnapping from lawful guardianship: Whoever takes or entices any minor under sixteen years of age if a male, or under eighteen years of age if a female, or any person of unsound mind, out of the keeping of the lawful guardian of such minor or person of unsound mind, without the consent of such guardian, is said to kidnap such minor or person from lawful guardianship.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 34
A surety stands discharged
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A surety's liability comes to an end under any of the following circumstances:
1. By notice of revocation
2. By death of surety
3. By novation
4. By variance in terms of contract
5. By release or discharge of principal debtor
6. By arrangement between principal debtor and creditor
7. By impairing surety's remedy
8. By loss of security, and
9. By invalidation of the contract
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 35
In which of the following cases may a partner cease to be partner without the dissolution of the firm?
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According to the provisions of Section 32, 34 and 35 of the Partnership Act,1932, upon the death, insolvency or retirement of a partner, a partner may cease to be partner without the dissolution of the firm. Thus, option 4 is correct.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 36
Part II of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, relates to
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Part II of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, relates to the enforcement of certain foreign awards. The Part II of the present Arbitration Act, 1996 contains in Chapter I the primary provisions of the NYC (1958) which deals and covers both arbitral agreement and awards, having foreign texture and in Chapter II, likewise, the provisions of the Geneva Convention,1927(the GC, 1927) are contained. Thus part II of the present Arbitration Act, 1996, regulates the awards made under the NYC (1958) in Chapter I or the GC (1927) in Chapter II for its enforcement.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 37
The question of 'title' is
Detailed Solution for Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 37
In a suit under Section 6 of Specific Relief Act, 'title' is irrelevant and only possession, as envisaged under the provision, is relevant.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 38
Section 3 of the Limitation Act, 1963, does not apply to
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Section 3 of the Act provides that if any suit, appeal or application is made beyond the prescribed period of limitation, it is the duty of the court not to proceed with such suits irrespective of the fact whether the plea of limitation has been setup in defence or not. The provision of Section 3 is mandatory. Therefore, it does not apply to execution proceedings
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 39
Oral admissions as to the contents of electronic records are relevant when
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Section 22A of the Evidence Act says that oral admissions as to the contents of electronic records are not relevant unless the genuineness of the electronic record produced is in the question.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 40

The provisions of Section 126 of the Evidence Act, dealing with the confidentiality of professional communication, shall apply to

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Under this section no legal practioner, viz., barristers, attorney, pleader, vakil or their clerks, shall be permitted to disclose in course and for the purpose of employment. It consisted of:
(1) Any communication made to him by his client or any advice given by his client or on behalf of his client or any advice given by him to his client
(2) The contents and conditions of any document with which he is accounted.
But the section has no application:
(1) To any communication made in furtherance of any illegal purpose, and
(2) To any fact observed by a legal practioner in course of his employment showing that any fraud or crime has been committed since the commencement of the employment.
The section is also applicable to clerks of barristers, servants of pleaders and interpreters of barristers.

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 41
In the law of evidence, 'fact' means and includes
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Section 3 of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872, says that 'fact' means and includes-
(1) any thing, state of things, or relation of things, capable of being perceived by the senses
(2) any mental condition of which any person is conscious
Hence, option 4 is correct.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 42
During the Proclamation of Emergency, the duration of the House of People may be extended by the Parliament for a period not exceeding
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During National Emergency, the duration of Lok Sabha can be extended to a maximum of 12 months at a time by passing a law in the Parliament. This period can further be extended to a maximum of 1 year again and again. They just need to pass the law every time. However, this extension cannot continue beyond a period of 6 months after the Emergency ceases to operate.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 43

Where a law is made by a state legislature on the subject enumerated in the Concurrent List with the assent of the President, repugnant to the earlier law made by the Parliament, the law so made by the state

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The Concurrent List or List-III (Seventh Schedule) is a list of 52 items (though the last item is numbered 47) given in the Seventh Schedule to the Constitution of India. It includes the power to be considered by both the central and state governments.
Article 254(2) in the Constitution of India 1949 deals with the inconsistency between laws made by the Parliament and the laws made by the legislatures of states. It says that where a law made by the legislature of a state with respect to one of the matters enumerated in the Concurrent List contains any provision repugnant to the provisions of an earlier law made by the Parliament or an existing law with respect to that matter, the law so made by the legislature of such state shall, if it has been reserved for the consideration of the President and has received his assent, prevail in that state: Provided that nothing in this clause shall prevent the Parliament from enacting at any time any law with respect to the same matter including a law adding to, amending, varying or repealing the law so made by the legislature of the state. Therefore, law made by state legislature will prevail in the state but the Parliament can repeal it whenever it wants.

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 44
Raja Ram Mohan Roy was the editor of
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Sambad Kaumudi was a Bengali weekly newspaper published from Kolkata in the first half of the 19th century by Raja Ram Mohan Roy.
Thus, option 1 is correct.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 45
Who among the following was appointed as acting Attorney General of the US succeeding Attorney General Jeff Sessions?
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Matthew George Whitaker is an American lawyer and politician and the current Acting United States Attorney General. He was appointed by President Donald Trump on November 7, 2018 after Jeff Sessions resigned at Trump's request. Whitaker previously served as chief of staff to Sessions.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 46
Who among the following was awarded the 'Lifetime Achievement Award 2018' by FICCI?
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Dr. Ramdas M. Pai, Padma Bhushan awardee 2011, Chairman Emeritus of Manipal Education and Medical Group, and President and Founding Pro-Chancellor of Sikkim Manipal University (SMU), was awarded the 'Lifetime Achievement Award 2018', in recognition of his enormous contributions in the fields of Education and Healthcare by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 47
Who sworn in as the chairperson of Meghalaya's first Lokayukta, 2018?
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Justice (Retd) of Gauhati High Court, Pranoy Kumar Musahary, was sworn in as the chairperson of Meghalaya's first Lokayukta and was administered the oath of office at a ceremony held at Raj Bhawan by Governor Tathagata Roy.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 48

Directions: Pick out the synonym.
VIGIL

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Vigil' means 'a period of keeping awake during the time usually spent asleep, especially to keep watch or pray'.

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 49

Fill in the blank with the correct option.
Ours is the ___ house on the street.

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Last' here tells the position of the house on the street.

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 50

Directions: Choose the best option to complete the given sentence.
If he thinks he can escape Raj's eagle eye, then he certainly lives in _______.

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Delusion' refers to 'false impression' and it makes sense in the context of the sentence. 'Dilemma' refers to 'difficulty' and is unfit to the context.

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 51
Which one among the following statements is correct?
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The doctrine of pleasure envisaged under Article 310 is subject to Article 311(2).
Members of defence services or civil services of the Union or all-India services hold their office during the pleasure of president. Similarly, members of State services hold the office during the pleasure of governor. The provisions related to services under Union and State are contained under Part XIV of the Indian Constitution. However, as per Article 311(2), no such person as aforesaid shall be dismissed or removed or reduced in rank except after an inquiry in which he has been informed of the charges against him and given a reasonable opportunity of being heard in respect of those charges.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 52
The Parliament passed a legislation with respect to a subject in the State List in the national interest. The legislation contains certain provisions which are inconsistent with the provisions of a State legislation enacted on the same subject.
With regard to the above, which one of the following is correct?
Detailed Solution for Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 52
Article 251 deals with inconsistency between laws made by the Parliament under Articles 249 and 250 and laws made by Legislatures of States.
It states that nothing in Articles 249 and 250 shall restrict the power of the Legislature of a State to make any law which under this Constitution it has power to make, but if any provision of a law made by the Legislature of a State is repugnant to any provision of a law made by the Parliament which the Parliament has under either of the said Articles power to make, the law made by the Parliament shall prevail and the law made by the Legislature of the State shall to the extent of the repugnancy, but so long only as the law made by the Parliament continues to have effect, be inoperative.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 53
An appeal under Section 37 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 shall lie in case(s) of:
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An appeal, as per Section 37 of the Act, shall lie in all the 3 cases.
The Section states:
An appeal shall lie from the following orders, and from no others, to the Court authorised by law to hear appeals from original decrees of the Court passing the order–
(a) refusing to refer the parties to arbitration under Section 8,
(b) granting or refusing to grant any measure under Section 9,
(c) setting aside or refusing to set aside an arbitral award under Section 34.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 54
According to the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, future interest can be awarded by the court in a suit at the rate of
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Section 34 of the Civil Procedure Code, 1908 confers a discretion on the court to award interest at such rate as the court deems reasonable from the date of the suit to the date of the decree with further reasonable interest on the aggregate sum till the date of payment. The court may award interest at the rate of 6 percent per annum, when no rate of interest is specified in the promissory note or bill of exchange.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 55
A' deposits a box of jewels with 'B', who is a well reputed person of his area. 'C' alleges that the jewels were wrongfully obtained from him by 'A', and claims them from 'B'. Legally, 'B' has which of the following options?
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Interpleader suit has been dealt under Section 88 of CPC, according to which if two or more persons lay down adverse claims over a sum of money, debt, or movable/immovable property from another person, such another person may file an Interpleader suit in the court. The court will decide who will be the main owner of the property.
Therefore, in the given situation, B has the remedy to institute an interpleader suit against 'A' and 'C'.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 56
Mark the incorrect statement:
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Order VII Rule 11 of the Code of Civil Procedure elaborates on the rejection of plaints in certain circumstances. It has mentioned certain grounds on the basis of which plaints are rejected by the courts. One of them is not mentioning the cause of action that the plaintiff seeks against the respondent. As per Order VII Rule 11(b), if the amount of compensation that is being demanded by the plaintiff is less than the requisite, the plaint can be rejected; it is the duty of the Court to return it to be filed in the proper court.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 57

A' puts jewels into a box belonging to 'B' with the intention that they may be found in that box, and this circumstance may cause 'B' to be convicted of theft.
'A' has committed the offence under which Section of IPC given below?

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As per Section 192 of IPC, when one causes any circumstance to exist intending that such circumstance may appear in evidence in a judicial proceeding and that such circumstance so appearing in evidence, may cause any person who in such proceeding is to form an opinion upon the evidence, to entertain an erroneous opinion touching any point material to the result of such proceeding is said to fabricate false evidence.
Here, A's acts amount to fabricating false evidence to make it believe B has stolen the jewels.

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 58
As per the Criminal Procedure Code, which of the following is not correctly matched?
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The provisions for the 'release of accused when evidence is deficient' have been given under Section 169 of the Cr.P.C. This Section states those situations where the investigating officers consider that even after due diligence, there is no evidence available against the accused person and no suspicion exists, and then release the person upon his executing a bond.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 59
The High Court may exercise its inherent power under Section 482 on which of the following grounds?
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Section 482 deals with such a power of the High Court which is essential to it or which is its characteristic attribute. The Section allows the court to pass any order so as to ensure justice. It also gives court the power to quash the proceedings of lower court or to quash FIRs. It is well settled that the inherent powers under Section 482 can be exercised only when no other remedy is available to the litigant and not where a specific remedy is provided by the statute. If an effective alternative remedy is available, the High Court will not exercise its powers under this Section, especially when the applicant may not have availed of that remedy.
Therefore, any of the above can be the ground for the HC to exercise its inherent power under Section 482.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 60
The period of limitation for a review of the judgement is:
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As per Article 124 of the Schedule in the Act, the review application shall be filed within 30 days from the day the judgement or order was passed. And for appeal against any sentence or judgement in High court, it shall be filed within 60 days from the day of judgement. For the appeal against the death sentence or capital punishment, the limitation period is 30 days from the passing of order.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 4 - Question 61

X, applied for the post of Lecturer in Delhi University and submitted his application along with degree, of Ph.D. Interview call was issued to X and 2nd Feb., 1992 was the date fixed for the interview of X. But on 10th Jan., 1992 the University came to know that the copy of degree attached with the application was bogus and cancelled the interview.
Decide.