1. Agreement without consideration is valid, when made 

(a) Out of love and affection due to near relationship 
(b) To pay a time barred debt 
(c) To compensate a person who has already done something voluntarily 
(d) All of the above 

2. If only a part of the consideration or object is unlawful, the Contract is

(a) Valid to the extent the same are lawful 
(b) Void to the extent the same are unlawful 
(c) Valid as a whole 
(d) Void as a whole. 

3. The expression “Privity of contract” means 

(a) A Contract is Contract between the parties only 
(b) A Contract is a private document 
(c) Only private documents can be contracts  
(d) The contacts may be expressed in some usual and reasonable manner. 

4. Under the Indian Contract Act, a third person  

(a) Who is the beneficiary under the Contract can sue 
(b) From whom the consideration has proceeded can sue 
(c) Can not sue even if the consideration has proceeded from him. 
(d) Can not sue at all for want of privity of contract. 

5. In India, a person who is stranger to the Consideration. 

(a) Can sue based on the Contract 
(b) Can not sue based on the Contract 
(c) Can sue depending on the Conditions 
(d) Can sue if permitted by the court. 

6. Capacity to Contract has been defined in

(a) Section 10 
(b) Section 11 
(c) Section 12 
(d) Section 25

7. Competency to Contract means 

(a) Age of the parties 
(b) Soundness of mind of the parties 
(c) Both (a) and (b) 
(d) Intelligence of the parties.  

8. Which of the following is not Competent to Contract? 

(a) A minor 
(b) A person of unsound mind 
(c) A person who has been disqualified from contracting by some Law 
(d) All of these 

9. A minor’s agreement is void .This was held in the case of 

(a) Mohiri Bibee V. Dharmadas Ghosh 
(b) Nihal Chand V. Jan Mohamed khan 
(c) Suraj Narain V. Sukhu Aheer 
(d) Chinnaiya V. Ramaiya. 

10. The age of majority for the purpose of the Indian Contract Act is 

(a) 16 years for girls & 18 years for boys 
(b) 18 years for girls & 21 years for boys 
(c) 18 years 
(d) 21 years. 

MCQs on Indian Contract Act 1872