Passage based Questions on Legal Aptitude SMLAQ009


Directions: Kindly read the given information carefully and answer the question that follows.

1. Rule of Law means -

a. all persons are equal in the eyes of law
b. treating all unequally as equals
c. working according to law
d. distributing state largesse to everyone in equal proportion

2. Which of the following writs can be issued to force a public authority to perform a public or statutory duty.

a. Mandamus
b. Habeas Corpus
c. Certiorari
d. Quo Warranto

3. In which landmark judgment did the Supreme Court of India lay down guidelines against sexual harassment of women at workplace?

a. Nilabati Behera vs. State of Orissa
b. Vishakha vs. State of Rajasthan
c. Maneka Gandhi vs. Union of India.
d. Hussainara Khatoon vs. State of Bihar

4. The marriage of a 15 year old girl with a 45 year old man is -

a. valid
b. invalid
c. voidable at the option of the girl
d. voidable at the will of the man

5. What does the legal term Caveat Emptor refer to?

a. Let the buyer beware
b. According to value
c. An unwelcome person
d. Beyond the powers

6. Who was the first woman judge to be appointed to the Supreme Court of India?

a. Justice Smt Gyan Sudha Mishra
b. Justice Smt M. Fathima Beevi
c. Justice Smt Leila Seth
d. Justice Smt Ranjana Desai

Correct answers:

1. a
2. a
3. b
4. c
5. a
6. b