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Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 1

Which of the following statements is correct?

Detailed Solution for Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 1
Sec. 10 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 deals with the stay of suit. Explanation of the Section says that the pendency of a suit in a foreign court does not preclude the courts in India from trying a suit founded on the same cause of action. Therefore, this is the correct answer.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 2

In case of plea bargaining by the parties,

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Section 265A to 265L, Chapter XXIA of the Criminal Procedure Code deals with the concept of plea bargaining. It was inserted into the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2005.
It says that court must deliver the judgment in open court, according to the terms of the mutually agreed disposition and the formula prescribed for sentencing, including victim compensation.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 3

A magistrate may conduct a local inspection to

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Section 310 of the Code of Criminal Procedure states, 'Any judge or magistrate may, at any stage of any inquiry, trial or other proceeding, after due notice to the parties, visit and inspect any place in which an offence is alleged to have been committed or any other place which it is, in his opinion, necessary to view for the purpose of properly appreciating the evidence given at such inquiry or trial and shall, without unnecessary delay, record a memorandum of any relevant facts observed at such inspection.'
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 4
Attachment of property of an absconding person must be
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Proceedings of attachment of property under Section 83 can be initiated only by court who has issued a valid proclamation. Court issuing the proclamation must order the attachment of property simultaneously with the issue of proclamation provided that it is satisfied by an affidavit or otherwise that the person proclaimed absconder is likely to dispose of whole or part of his property or is about to remove it from the local jurisdiction of court.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 5
Assault or use of criminal force, otherwise than on grave provocation, under Section 353 of the IPC is a
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Offence under Section 353 of IPC is cognisable, non-bailable and triable by any magistrate. The Section relates to assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 6
A minor, who has been admitted to the benefits of the partnership, under Section 30(5) of the Indian Partnership Act on attaining majority has to exercise an option, to stay or to leave the firm, within
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Section 30(5) of the Indian Partnership Act, 1932 states that at any time within six months of his attaining majority or of his obtaining knowledge that he had been admitted to the benefits of partnership, whichever date is later, such person may give public notice that he has elected to become or that he has elected not to become a partner in the firm and such notice shall determine his position as regards the firm. Provided that, if he fails to give such notice, he shall become a partner in the firm on the expiry of the said six months.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 7
In case of an offence punishable with fine only, imprisonment for non-payment of fine
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It has been given under Section 67 of the Indian Penal Code that if the offence be punishable with fine only, the imprisonment which the Court imposes in default of payment of the fine shall be simple. It shall not exceed the given scale, that is to say, for any term not exceeding two months when the amount of the fine shall not exceed fifty rupees, and for any term not exceeding four months when the amount shall not exceed one hundred rupees, and for any term not exceeding six months in any other case.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 8
In a suit for specific performance of contract for sale, the plaintiff should allege that
Detailed Solution for Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 8
Under Section 16 of the Specific Relief Act, 1963, it has been stated that specific performance of a contract cannot be enforced in favour of a person who fails to aver and prove that he has performed or has always been ready and willing to perform the essential terms of the contract which are to be performed by him, other than terms, the performance of which has been prevented or waived by the defendant.
Thus, in a suit for specific performance of contract for sale, the plaintiff should allege that he has always been ready and willing to perform his part of the contract.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 9
A party seeking interim measures from a court would file an application under
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A party seeking interim measures from a court would file an application under Section 8 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 10
Proviso to Section 34 of the Specific Relief Act relates to suits for
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The main provision of Section 34 and proviso (both) provides for declaration for suits.
Proviso to Section 34 is stated as:
Provided that no court shall make any such declaration where the plaintiff, being able to seek further relief than a mere declaration of title, omits to do so.
Thus, option 1 is correct.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 11
S, a shopkeeper, has kept the goods for sale on the pavement outside the shop and constructed temporary overhead shed. Flying squad of NCT of Delhi demolished the temporary construction and seized the goods from the pavement, without giving him any notice. The shopkeeper can file a suit
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The situation above is based on the provision given under section 80 of CPC, according to which, no suit shall be instituted against the Government or against a Public Officer in respect of any act purporting to be done by such public officer in his official capacity until the expiration of 2 months next after notice in writing has been delivered. The shopkeeper can thus, file a suit against the government after the period prescribed i.e. two months of notice.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 12
A patient in a lunatic asylum, who is at intervals of sound mind, may
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A person who is usually of unsound mind, but occasionally of sound mind, may make a contract when he is of sound mind. A patient in a lunatic asylum, who is at intervals of sound mind, may contract during those intervals.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 13
Which of the following offices has been brought within the ambit of Right to Information Act by the recent verdict of Delhi High Court?
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It was held by the Delhi High Court that the office of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) is a 'public authority' under the ambit of Right to Information Act, and it is bound to provide information about the declaration of asset details by judges of the Supreme Court.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 14
F, a French National on a tourist visa to India was raped by a group of four boys, two days prior to her scheduled departure from India. FIR was registered on her statement and the offenders were charge-sheeted. On being summoned by the court to depose as a witness during trial, she refused to come to India on the ground of fear and inconvenience. Which of the following options is most appropriate for the trial court?
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Proper examination must be held to check if the offence was committed. The court should set up a commission or a committee to go into the depth of the case.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 15
Period of limitation to recover possession from a tenant begins when
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Under Article 67, the limitation for filing a suit for eviction by the landlord against the tenant commences from the date of determination of tenancy. Under clause (a) of Section 111 of the Transfer of Property Act, the lease comes to an end upon the expiry of the terms for which it was granted. So, a tenancy for a fixed period is determined on the expiry of the term so granted. So, the limitation to file the suit for ejectment against the tenant commences from the date when the term expires.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 16

'Grievous hurt' means

Detailed Solution for Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 16

Section 320 lays down the following kinds of hurt only which are designated as grievous:
(1) Emasculation, i.e. depriving a person of masculine vigour
(2) Permanent privation of the sight of either eye
(3) Permanent privation of hearing of either ear
(4) Privation of any member of joint
(5) Destruction or permanent impairing of the powers of any member or joint
(6) Permanent disfiguration of the head or face
(7) Fracture or dislocation of a bone or tooth
(8) Any hurt which endangers life or which causes the sufferer to be during the space of twenty days in severe bodily pain, or unable to follow his ordinary pursuits
Therefore, All of the above, would be the right answer.

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 17
A witness in a criminal case was contradicted under Section 145 of the Evidence Act with the statement of another witness made in the course of the investigation. The procedure is
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A witness in a criminal case was contradicted under Section 145 of the Evidence Act with the statement of another witness made in the course of the investigation. The procedure is illegal.
Section 145 consists of two parts. According to the first part, a witness may be cross-examined as to previous statement made by him in writing or is reduced into writing without showing the writing to him or proving the same. Second part is intended to contradict him through cross-examination where the previous statement is in writing.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 18
As per Article 21A, the state shall provide free and compulsory education to all children of the age of
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Article 21A deals with the right to education. It says that the state shall provide free and compulsory education to all children of the age of six to fourteen years in such manner as the state may, by law, determine.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 19

Directions: In the following question, there is a certain relationship between two given terms on one side of (: :) and one term is given on the other side of (: :), while another term is to be found from the given alternatives having the same relationship with this term as the terms of the given pair bear. Choose the best alternative.
Fodder : Grass : : Sentence : ?

Detailed Solution for Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 19

Fodder is a collection of grass. Similarly, sentence is a set of words.

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 20

Directions: Select the word which is the synonym of the given word.
Complacent

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Complacent' means pleased, especially with oneself.

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 21

Fill in the blank with the appropriate word.
He is _______ than I expected.

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Than' here indicates a comparative degree. Out of the given options, only 'later' is in comparative form.

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 22
Who among the followng the Chairman and Managing Director of Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI) (as in 2018)?
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B. Sriram is the MD and CEO of IDBI. He was appointed in place of Mahesh Kumar Jain, who took charge as Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India. Sriram has been working as MD in SBI since July 2014.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 23
Who topped the list of the ATP Tennis World Rankings 2018?
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Novak Djokovic topped the 2018 ATP rankings followed by Rafael Nadal. The ATP Rankings are the objective merit-based method used by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) for determining the qualification for entry as well as the seeding of players in all singles and doubles tournaments.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 24
In 2018, who was announced as the brand ambassador of 'Tribes India'?
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Correct Answer: Mary Kom
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 25
Which of the following remains in India throughout its journey?
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The Beas River flows from a height of 14,308 ft at Rohtang Pass, Himachal Pradesh, from where it flows through the Kullu valley towards south, adding from various mountains bound tributaries. The river crosses Mandi and turns west, flowing into the Kangra Valley at Sandhol at 1940 ft above sea level. The river is divided into three directions, which join back after crossing Mirthal at 980 ft above sea level. The Beas meets the Shivalik Hills in Hoshiarpur and turns north, creating a boundary with the Kangra district, separating the Gurdaspur and Hoshiarpur districts. Coming down from the valley, it enters into Punjab at Kapurthala, and turns south and meets into the Sutlej River at Harike.
Among the given options, only Beas River remains in India throughout its journey.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 26
Where a judgement-debtor dies before the decree has been fully satisfied,
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Section 50 of the Code of Civil Procedure provides that where a judgement-debtor dies before the decree has been fully satisfied, the holder of the decree may apply to the Court which passed it to execute the same against all the legal representatives of the deceased.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 27
Imprisonment in execution of a decree is
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As per Section 55 of the Civil Procedure Code, a person can be arrested in connection with civil case also. It says that a judgement-debtor may be arrested in execution of a decree at any hour and on any day, and shall, as soon as practicable, be brought before the court, and his detention may be in the civil prison of the district in which the court ordering the detention is situated, or, where such civil prison does not afford suitable accommodation, in any other place which the State Government may appoint for the detention of persons ordered by the courts of such district to be detained.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 28
The Court of Magistrate of the second class is empowered to pass a sentence of imprisonment for a term not exceeding:
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Section 29 provides for sentences which Magistrates may pass:
The Court of a Magistrate of the second class may pass a sentence of imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year, or of fine not exceeding one thousand rupees, or of both.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 29
The provision regarding anticipatory bail is given in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, under
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Legal provisions regarding anticipatory bail is given under Section 438 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973.
Section 438 of the Code of Criminal Procedure empowers the High Court and the Court of Session to grant anticipatory bail, i.e. a direction to release a person on bail issued even before the person is arrested.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 30
If the offender is armed with deadly weapons at the time of attempting a dacoity, he is liable to be punished with
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Section 398 of the IPC deals with the attempt to commit a robbery or a dacoity when armed with deadly weapons. It says that if, at the time of attempting to commit a robbery or a dacoity, the offender is armed with any deadly weapon, the imprisonment with which such offender shall be punished shall not be less than seven years.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 31
The offence of criminal trespass is complete when a person enters upon the property in the possession of another with intent to commit
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Section 441 of the Indian Penal Code states that whoever enters into or upon the property in the possession of another with intent to commit an offence or to intimidate, insult or annoy any person in the possession of such property, or having lawfully entered into or upon such property, unlawfully remains there with intent thereby to intimidate, insult or annoy any such person, or with intent to commit an offence, is said to commit criminal trespass.
Thus, the offence of criminal trespass is complete when a person enters upon the property in the possession of another with intent to commit any offence.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 32

A threat to commit suicide is

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In simple words, coercion means the use of force by one party or compelling a person to enter into a contract. Section 15 of the Contract Act defines 'coercion' as follows:
Coercion is the committing or threatening to commit any act forbidden by Indian Penal Code, or the unlawful detaining or threatening to detain, any property, to the prejudice of any person whatever, with the intention of causing any person to enter into an agreement.
A threat to commit suicide amounts to coercion. Neither 'suicide' nor 'threat to commit suicide' is punishable under IPC. But an attempt to commit suicide is an offence. However, in the case of Amiraju v. Seshamma, a person held out a threat of suicide to his wife and son and induced them to write a release deed in regard to certain property in favour of his brothers. It was held that the deed was obtained by coercion. The court held that though a threat to commit suicide is not punishable under the IPC, but this does not mean that it is not forbidden by law.

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 33
A general offer open for world at large can be accepted by
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When an offer is made generally to the public at large, any person or persons who have the notice of the offer may come forward and accept the offer. By doing what is required to be done under the offer, the offer is said to be as accepted and there will be a valid contract.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 34
There is an agreement between A and B that B shall, on receipt of Rs. 1000 from A, deliver either rice or smuggled opium. Then,
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Section 23 of the Indian Contract Act, 1872 talks about what considerations and objects are lawful and what are not. It states, 'The consideration or object of an agreement is lawful, unless- ''it is forbidden by law; or is of such a nature that, if permitted, it would defeat the provisions of any law; or is fraudulent; or involves or implies, injury to the person or property of another; or the court regards it as immoral, or opposed to public policy''. In each of these cases, the consideration or object of an agreement is said to be unlawful. Every agreement of which the object or consideration is unlawful is void. Smuggling of opium is forbidden by law and hence it is void.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 35

Which among the following is correct under the Doctrine of Vicarious Liability?

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Vicarious liability' refers to a situation where someone is held responsible for the actions or omissions of another person. In a workplace context, an employer can be liable for the acts or omissions of its employees, provided it can be shown that they took place in the course of their employment. Thus, option 4 is correct.

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 36
Section 497 of the IPC, which punishes only a male participant in the offence of adultery, is 'intra vires' in view of which provision of the Constitution of India?
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The apex court in the case of Yusuf Abdul Aziz v. State of Bombay stated that Section 497 is not violative of Article 14 of the Constitution because the distinction made under this section is 'intra vires' the Article 15(3), which considers 'sex' a sound and reasonable ground for classifying individuals.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 37
Relief of rescission is granted in cases
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Section 27 of the Specific Relief Act provides that:
(l) Any person interested in a contract may sue to have it rescinded, and such rescission may be adjudged by the court in any of the following cases, namely-
(a) where the contract is voidable or terminable by the plaintiff
(b) where the contract is unlawful for causes not apparent on its face and the defendant is more to blame than the plaintiff
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 38
The period of limitation for a suit by a landlord to recover the possession from a tenant after determination of tenancy is
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Article 67 of the Limitations Act, 1963, provides that a landlord can recover the possession from a tenant under the time period of twelve years when the tenancy is determined.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 39
The right to cross-examine on an answer to court question is available to
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According to Section 137 of the Indian Evidence Act, the examination of a witness by the adverse party shall be called his cross-examination.
Thus, the right to cross-examine on an answer to court question is available to either of the parties if the answer is adverse to either of the parties.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 40
Which of the following is correct about the preamble to the Constitution of India?
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The preamble declares that the people of India adopted, enacted and gave to themselves the Constitution on 26th November, 1949, but it came into effect on 26th January, 1950.
So, it is implied that the preamble was adopted after the adoption of operative Articles of Constitution.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 41
'Factum Probans' means a/an
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Factum probandum - Ultimate fact or the fact sought to be established
Factum probans - Evidentiary fact or the fact by which the factum probandum is to be established
Thus, option 4 is correct.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 42
When the President is to be impeached, the charge shall be preferred by
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Article 61(1) of the Constitution of India says that when a President is to be impeached for violation of the Constitution, the charge shall be preferred by either House of the Parliament and when a charge has been so preferred by either House of Parliament, the other House shall investigate the charge or cause the charge to be investigated and the President shall have the right to appear and to be represented at such investigation.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 43
The oath to the President of India is administered by the
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The oath of office to the President of India is administered by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India, and in his absence, by the seniormost judge of the Supreme Court of India only.
Thus, option 4 is the correct answer.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 44
Where is the Indian Space and Research Organisation situated?
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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the Indian space agency, was founded in 1969 to develop an independent Indian space program. Its headquarters is in Bangalore (Bengaluru).
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 45
Which movie was selected to represent India in the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 91st Academy Awards in 2019?
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Rima Das' National Award-winning Assamese feature 'Village Rockstars' was chosen to represent India in the Best Foreign Language category at the 91st Academy Awards next year.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 46
The first cellular phone service in India was introduced by
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The first cellular phone service in India was introduced by Modi Telstra in 1995.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 47

Directions: In the following question, the two words given to the left of sign (: :) bear a certain relationship to each other. The same relationship exists between the two words to its right, both of which are missing. Find the missing pair of words from the given alternatives.
Power : Watt : : ? : ?

Detailed Solution for Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 47

Watt is the unit of power, and Joule is the unit of work.
Hence, option 4 is correct.

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 48

Directions: In the following question, choose the word from the options which is opposite in meaning to the given keyword.
Abstain

Detailed Solution for Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 48

Abstain' means to 'restrain oneself from doing or enjoying something'. 'Indulge' means 'allow oneself to enjoy the pleasure of something'.

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 49

Directions: In the following question, choose the word which best fills the blank from the four given options.
The Ghats in Maharashtra have been ________ to intensive developmental activity since independence.

Detailed Solution for Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 49

Subjected to' is the correct phrase to be used to talk about the intensive developmental activity being carried on in the Ghats. 'Subject to' refers to 'cause to undergo'.

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 50

In execution of a decree for money, a decree holder purchases the property of the judgment debtor. The decree holder in some other case files an application for rateable distribution. The court directs the decree holder to deposit the amount of purchase money. The order is

Detailed Solution for Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 50

The order is legal as per the provisions of Section 73 of the Code of Civil Procedure.
In the fourth clause under Section 73 of the Code of Civil Procedure, it has been stated that the amount of the sale shall be distributed rateably among the holders of decrees for the payment of money against the judgement debtor, who has, prior to the sale of the property, applied to the court which passed the decree ordering such sale for execution of such decrees, and has not obtained satisfaction.

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 51
Which one among the following is not a duty of the Prime Minister of India?
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As per Article 78, the following are the duties of the Prime Minister:
1. To communicate to the President all decisions of the Council of Ministers relating to the administration of the affairs of the Union and proposals for legislation;
2. To furnish such information relating to the administration of the affairs of the Union and proposals for legislation as the President may call for; and
3. If the President so requires, to submit for the consideration of the CoM, any matter on which a decision has been taken by a Minister but which has not been considered by the CoM.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 52
By a parliamentary legislation, the district courts were empowered to enforce the fundamental rights of citizens in service matters. The legislation is
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Article 32(3) provides that the parliament may by law empower any other court to exercise within the local limits of its jurisdiction all or any of the powers exercisable by the Supreme Court under Clause (2).
Clause (2) provides that the Supreme Court shall have power to issue directions or orders or writs, including writs in the nature of habeas corpus, mandamus, prohibition, quo warranto and certiorari, whichever may be appropriate, for the enforcement of any of the fundamental rights conferred by Part III.
Therefore, the legislation is valid.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 53
Which of the following is not an essential condition for an arbitration agreement as per Section 7 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996?
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Registration of an arbitration agreement is not essential as per Section 7 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 54
Which of the following is not an essential condition for the applicability of the rule of sub judice?
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Section 10 of the Civil Procedural Code deals with the conditions required to apply the principle of res sub judice. The doctrine of res judicata prevents the trial of a suit which is already pending in a court of competent jurisdiction. When the same parties file two or three cases in the same matter, the competent court has the power to stay proceedings of another court. The primary aim is to prohibit the courts of concurrent jurisdiction from simultaneously entertaining two parallel litigations. This rule is applicable to the trial of the suit and not the institution. It does not restrict the court from passing interim orders like injunction or stay. However, it applies to revisions and appeals.
Therefore, all of the given conditions are essential for the applicability of the rule of sub judice.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 55
Which of the following Sections of the Code of Civil Procedure deals with stay of suit?
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Section 10 of the Civil Procedural Code deals with the conditions required to apply the principle of res sub judice. This rule is applicable to the trial of the suit and not the institution. As per the Section, no Court shall proceed with the trial of any suit in which the matter in issue is also directly and substantially in issue in a previously instituted suit between the same parties or between parties under whom they or any of them claim litigating under the same title where such suit is pending in the same or any other Court in India have jurisdiction to grant the relief claimed.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 56
When the plaintiff appeared and the defendant did not appear and summonses were duly served, then the Court may proceed ex-parte against the defendant as provided by
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As per Order IX, Rule 6 of the C.P.C., if the plaintiff appears and the defendant does not appear when the suit is called on for hearing, and if the summonses were duly served and if it is proved that the summonses were duly served, the Court may make an order that the suit shall be heard ex-parte.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 57
Under which one of the following Sections of the Indian Penal Code has the offence of 'voyeurism' been defined?
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Voyeurism', as defined under Section 354-C, is a sense of satisfaction derived from watching a woman engaged in her sexual activities without her consent.
It includes two types of offences:
(1) Watching or capturing a woman engaged in her private activities
(2) Publicising the image
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 58
Statement (I): Bail, not jail, is the general rule in bailable offence in India.
Statement (II): Personal liberty is the most cherished right of a human being.
Detailed Solution for Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 58
The term 'bail' means the temporary release of an accused person on a temporary basis. The provisions regarding the bail and bonds have been specified from Section 436 to 450 of the Criminal Procedure Code. These provisions envisaged in the Code give the brief regarding the provisions of the bail. Getting bail in bailable offences is a matter of right. India is a democratic country and the basic concept of democracy is that every individual must have personal liberty and freedom. Thus, the concepts of bail and personal liberty go hand in hand; therefore, every individual including the accused person has the right to seek bail in order to get himself released from custody until and unless proven guilty by a court of law.
Therefore, both statements I and II are individually true and II is the correct explanation of I.
Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 59
'Irregularities which do not vitiate proceedings'' is provided in which of the following Sections of the Criminal Procedure Code?
Detailed Solution for Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Mock Test - 6 - Question 59
As per Section 460 of the Cr.P.C., if any Magistrate has not been conferred powers upon by the law and if he still does any things erroneously in good faith, his proceedings shall not set aside merely on the grounds of his not so empowered; whereas Section 461 provides those cases in which the proceedings are vitiated if a Magistrate does any act not authorised by law.