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Some Important Legal questions, answers and General terms related to Law is as under:


SNo Legal Term/Question Answer
1 Who was the first Chief Justice of Free India? Justice Kania
2 Who was the first Chief Justice of England? Coke
3 Who was the first Law Minister of India? Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
4 Name the famous lawyer who appeared for the accused in the Alipore Conspiracy case Chittaranian Das
5 If there is a dispute about the election of President in India, to whom will it be referred? Parliament
6 Which act applies to a Government Company? Companies Act
7 Which country follows the law "Any woman not giving birth to a child can be divorced'? China
8 In America, a person can be a Supreme Court judge till He maintains a good health
9 Which state in India first abolished the Land Tax? Haryana
10 For how many years a person has to be a High Court judge to become a Supreme Court Judge? 5




SNo Legal Term/Question Answer
11 What are the doctrines developed by the Court to control the administrative actions Judicial Activism

Doctrine of Legitimate Expectations

Doctrine of Separation of Power and Rule of Law

12 Can a writ of mandamus be issued against President of India No
13 "A legal person is any subject matter other than a human being to which law attributes personality." Who said these words? Salmond
14 "Pure theory of Law is an exercise in logic and not life." This observation was made by Harold Laski
15 "Law is derived from social facts and not dependent on State authority but on social compulsion." Who said this? Ehrlich
16 Whoever entices a girl child of less than 16 years has said to have caused kidnapping out of the keeping of the lawful Guardians
17 Whoever dishonestly uses any movable property to his own advantage has committed the offence of Misappropriation
18 The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981, and the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986, were passed by the Parliament under Article 253 of the Constitution of India.
19 Where is the unwritten constitution in force? England
20 Who was the first woman advocate in India Cornelia Sorabji



SNo Legal Term/Question Answer
21 The Judges of the International Court of Justice are elected by the General Assembly and the Security Council independently of one another
22 The distinctive features of riot and unlawful assembly are an activity which is accompanied by Use of force and violence
23 The offence supposes knowledge of likelihood of causing death is Culpable Homicide
24 Under Section 6 of the Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act, 1956 the natural guardian of a minor child is Father
25 A Muslim wife can relinquish her Mahr When she is not less than 18 years of age
26 In Islamic Law "Faskh" means Dissolution or rescission of the contract of marriage by judicial decree at the instance of the husband
27 The Chairperson of National Commission on Minorities shall be deemed member of National Human Rights Commission
28 Is Injuria sine damnum an 'actionable' wrong? Yes
29 The State shall make provisions for securing just and humane conditions of work and for maternity relief is found As a Directive Principle of the State Policy
30 Administrative Law deals with Procedures to be followed by the administrative authorities in the exercise of their powers and functions.

Remedies available to a person in case of violation of his rights by the administrative authorities.

Methods of control of powers of the administrative authorities

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