1. When the consent of a party is obtained by fraud, the contract is

(a) Void 
(b) Voidable 
(c) Valid 
(d) Illegal 

2. Moral pressure is involved in case of

(a) Coercion 
(b) Undue influence 
(c) Misrepresentation 
(d) Fraud 

3. Which of the following statement is true? 

(a) A threat to commit suicide does not amount to coercion 
(b) Undue influence involves use of physical pressure 
(c) Ignorance of law is no excuse 
(d) Silence always amount to fraud 

4. An agreement is void if it is opposed to public policy. Which of the following is not covered under heads of public policy? 

(a) Trading with enemy 
(b) Trafficking in public offences 
(c) Marriage brokerage contracts 
(d) Contracts to do impossible acts 

5. Wagering means

(a) Betting 
(b) Bidding 
(c) Both (a) & (b) 
(d) None of above 

6. An agreement in restraint of marriage, i.e. agreement preventing a person from marrying is

(a) Valid 
(b) Voidable 
(c) Void 
(d) Contingent  

7. An agreement in restraint of marriage is valid in case of following persons

(a) Minors 
(b) Educated 
(c) Married 
(d) None of above 

8. In India, wagering agreements are void except in

(a) Kanpur 
(b) Mumbai 
(c) Delhi 
(d) None of the above 

9. If any party has received any benefit under a contract from the other party, he must restore it or make compensation to other party. It is the case if

(a) Quantum meruit 
(b) Restitution 
(c) Consideration 
(d) Quasi-contract

10. The basis of quasi contractual relation is the

(a) Existence of a valid contract between parties 
(b) Prevention of unjust enrichment at expense of other 
(c) Provision contained in section 10 of contract act 
(d) Existence of a voidable contract between the parties 

MCQs on Indian Contract Act 1872