MCQs on Law - 2

1. Answer the following using the codes given below:

Which of the following doctrines were developed by the Court to control the administrative actions?

(i) Doctrine of Promissory Estoppel.
(ii) Doctrine of Legitimate Expectations.
(iii) Doctrine of Separation of Power and Rule of Law.
(iv) Judicial Activism.


(A) Only (i), (ii) and (iii) are correct.
(B) Only (ii) and (iv) are correct.
(C) Only (i) and (iii) are correct.
(D) All of the above are correct.

2. A writ of mandamus will not lie against

(A) President of India
(B) Parliament
(C) Local authorities
(D) Courts and Tribunals

3. “A legal person is any subject matter other than a human being to which law attributes personality.” Who said these words?

(A) Savigny
(B) Bentham
(C) Austin
(D) Salmond

4. “Pure theory of Law is an exercise in logic and not life.” This observation was made by

(A) Pound
(B) Savigny
(C) Maine
(D) Harold Laski

5. “Law is derived from social facts and not dependent on State authority but on social compulsion.” Who said this?

(A) Putchta
(B) Ehrlich
(C) Friedman
(D) Pound

6. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

(A) Sieuteretero out alierum non laedas: To use your own property as not to injure your neighbour’s right
(B) Re Legitima Portis: A person cannot dispose of his entire property
(C) Jus turtii: To set up title of a third person other than himself or the plaintiff
(D) Nec vi neccalurprecario: Possession must show to the competitor

7. “Legal rights are institutional rights to decisions in Courts. Institutions about justice presuppose a fundamental right, namely, the right to equality, which I call the right to equal concern and respect.”

Who propounded this theory in relation to natural rights?

(A) Dworkin
(B) Fuller
(C) Jerome Hall
(D) Professor Hart

8. Fill in the gap that is most appropriate.

Whoever entices a girl child of less than 16 years has said to have caused kidnapping out of the keeping of the lawful ............

(A) Parents
(B) Foster parents
(C) Adopted parents
(D) Guardians

9. Fill in the gap with the offence that the accused has committed. Whoever dishonestly uses any movable property to his own advantage has committed the offence of ..........

(A) Breach of trust
(B) Wrongful gain
(C) Misappropriation
(D) None of the above

10. The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981, and the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986, were passed by the Parliament under:

(A) Article 252 of the Constitution of India.
(B) Article 253 of the Constitution of India.
(C) Article 250 of the Constitution of India.
(D) None of the above.

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