Thursday, January 16, 2014

Question Paper | PCS (J.B.) Pre 2010 | PCS (Judicial Branch) (Preliminary) Examination- 2010

PCS (Judicial Branch) (Preliminary) Examination- 2010

Question Number: 21-30

21. The period of limitation for preferring an appeal to the High Court from an order of sentence, other than the sentence of death, is
(a) 30 days
(b) 90 days
(c) 60 days
(d) 45 days

22. Section 511, IPC is not related to the offence for which the punishment is:
(a) Death sentence
(b) Life-imprisonment
(c) Imprisonment
(d) Both (b) and (c)

23. Oral evidence under section 60 of Evidence Act may be
(a) direct only
(b) hearsay
(c) both (a) & (b)
(d) either (a) or (b)

24. Give the correct response:
(a) All murders are culpable homicide but not vice versa
(b) All culpable homicides are murders
(c) A murder can never be a culpable homicide
(d) None of the above

25. An adoption of a boy, whose mother, the adopting father could not have legally married, is not recognised by law, but is still considered valid
(a) because of judicial pronouncements
(b) because of promulgation of Hindu Adoption and Maintenanct Act
(c) because of custom
(d) None of the above

26. Under Section 13-B of the East Punjab Urban Rent Restriction Act, 1949, the tenant is required to seek leave to defend within 15 days of service of notice upon him. He applies for leave to defend after 20 days-
(a) Time can be extended by the Rent Controller automatically
(b) Time can be extended by showing sufficient cause
(c) Time cannot be extended at all
(d) None of the above

27. Statutory tenant is a person who
(a) pays rent as per the rent agreement
(b) abides by all the provisions of Rent Act
(c) is the legal representative who occupies premises after death of the original tenant
(d) None of the above

28. On which of the following grounds, a tenant cannot be evicted-
(a) nuisance
(b) personal need of the landlord
(c) building is unfit & unsafe for human habitation
(d) Inadequate rent

29. In a simple mortgage, possession of the mortgaged property
(a) is given to the mortgagee
(b) is given to a third party as security
(c) remains with the mortgagor
(d) None of the above

30. In an agreement for transfer of property
(a) the transfer is recognised when the agreement is partly performed
(b) is recognised only when instrument of transfer is executed
(c) such transfer is not recognized in law at all
(d) None of the above

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