Legal Aptitude for Law Entrance:- Model Paper 01

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    Legal Aptitude test for law
    Legal Aptitude test for law

    Instruction: Each question contains some basic principles mid fact situation in which these basic principles have to be applied. A list of probable decisions and reasons are given. You have to choose a decision with reason to select the most appropriate answer.

    Marks: Each question carries 3 (three) marks (Total 30 marks)


    Legal Aptitude for Law Entrance Case: 01


    Principles


    1 ) On the death of husband, the widow shall inherit the property of her deceased husband along with children equally.
    2) A widow can not claim the property of the deceased if on the date when the question of succession opens, she has married.
    3) A female acquiring property in any way has the absolute title to the property.

    Apply die above three principles and decide the case of die following fact situation.

    Facts


    (a) When Sudhir died, he had 1/3 rd share of the family property, which titles three brothers Rudhir, Sudhir and Yasu inherited from their father, B.
    (b) Sudhir died on September 23rd, 2006, without having any issue. The widow of Sudhir, Ms W in remarried on January l, 2007.
    (c) Sudhir and Yasu refused ‘Win’ the share from Sudhir’s portion when Win claimed the entire property belonging to Sudhir on January 30, 2007.

    Select your decision from the possible decisions given in the list! And the appropriate reason from tile indicate reasons are given in list II has given below

    List I- Decisions


    (a)Win can not inherit the property of Sudhir
    (b) Win can inherit the property of Sudhir

    List II – Reasons


    (i) Widow not belong to the family.
    (ii) The win was remarried
    (iii) Her claim was on the date of Sudhir’s death
    (iv) Her claim submitted after she was remarried.

    Your decision and reason Shade the right decision with reason from the following.

    • (a) (a) (i)
    • (b) (a) (ii)
    • (c) (b) (iii)
    • (d) (b) iv

    Legal Aptitude for Law Entrance Case: 02


    Principles


    1) If a person commits an act by which death is caused to another person and the act is done with the intention of causing death, the person is liable for murder.
    2) A person has a right to self-defense to the extent of causing death to another provided he apprehends death by the act of the letter.

    Facts


    Shiva went to a hardware shop owned by Anup. Bargaining on some item to alteration between the two and Shiva picked up a sharp object and hit at Mup. When Mup started bleeding his wife Mridula intervened and she was also hit by Shiva and she became unconscious. Finding himself totally covered. Anup delivered a severe blow to Shiva with a sharp object. Shiva died instantly.

    List I- Decisions


    ) Anup murdered Shiva
    b) Anup killed Shiva with the intention of killing to save himself and his wife.
    c) Anup killed Shiva without any intention to do so just to save himself and his wife.

    List II – Reasons


    ) If a person kills another instantly on the spot, the intention to kill is obvious.
    ii) Anup used force apprehending death of himself and his wife.
    iii) Anup used disproportionate force
    iv) There was nothing to show that Shiva wanted to kill Anup or his wife.

    Your decision with the reason

    • (a) (a) (i)
    • (b)(a)(iii)
    • (c)(c)(ii)
    • (d)(b)(iv)

    Legal Aptitude for Law Entrance Case: 03


    Principles


    1) Consumable goods which are not fit for consumption are not marketable.
    2) A consumer shall not suffer on account of unmarketable goods.
    3) A seller is liable for knowingly selling unmarketable goods.
    4) A manufacturer shall be liable for the quality of his products.

    Facts


    Ram bought a Coca-Cola bottle from Shama’s shop. Back at home, the server opened the bottle and poured the drink into the glasses of Ram and his friend Tom. As Tom started drinking he felt initiation in his throat, Immediately, Ram and Tom took the sample to test and found nitric acid in the content. Ram filed a suit against Sharma, Coca-Cola Company and the bottler, Kishen and Co.

    List I- Decisions


    (a) Ram cannot get compensation
    (b) Tom cannot get compensation
    (c) Both Ram and Tom can get compensation

    List II – Reasons


    i) Shama did not know the contents of sealed bottles.
    ii) Ratan did not actually suffer though he bought the bottle.
    iii) Tom did not buy the bottle.
    iv) Coca-Cola company is responsible since it supplied the concentrate.
    v) Kishen & Co. is responsible since it added water, sugar etc. and sealed the bottle.
    vi) Shama is responsible for selling the defective product.

    Your decision with the reason

    • (a) (a) (i)
    • (b) (b) (vi)
    • (c) (e) (v)
    • (d) (e) (iv)

    Legal Aptitude for Law Entrance Case: 04


    Principles


    1. If A is asked to do something by B, B is responsible for the act, not A.
    2. If A, while acting for B commits a wrong, Ais responsible for the wrong, not B
    3. If A is authorised to do something for B, but in the name of A without disclosing B’s presence, both A and B may be held liable.

    Facts


    Somu contracted with Amar where under Amar would buy a pump set to be used inSomu’s farm. Such a pump set was in short supply in the market. Gulab, a dealer, had such a pump set and he refused to sell it to Amar. Amar threatened Gulab of serious consequences if he fails to part with the pump set. Gulab filed a complaint against Amar.

    List I- Decisions


    (a) Amar alone is liable for the wrong though he acted for Somu.
    (b) Amar is not liable for the wrong, though he is bound by the contract with Somu.
    (c) Somu is bound by the contract and liable for the wrong.
    (d) Both Somu and Amar are liable for the wrong.

    List II – Reasons


    i) Amar committed the wrong while acting for the benefit for Somu.
    ii) Amar cannot do while acting for Somu something which he cannot do while acting for himself.
    iii) Both Amar and Somu are liable since they are bound by the contract.
    iv) Somu has to be responsible for the act of Amar committed for Santa’s benefit.

    Your decision with the reason

    • (a) (a) (iv)
    • (b) (a) (ii)
    • (c) (e) (iii)
    • (d) (d) (iv)

    Legal Aptitude for Law Entrance Case: 05


    Principles


    1. The owner of a land has absolute interest on the property including the contents over and under the property.
    2. Water flowing below your land is not yours though you can use it.
    3. Any construction on your land belongs to you.
    4. All mineral resources below the land belong to the State.

    Facts


    There is a subterranean water flow under Suresh’s land surface. Suresh constructed a huge reservoir and drew all subterranean water to the reservoir. As a result, the wells of all adjacent property owners have gone dry. They demanded that either Suresh must demolish the reservoir or share the reservoir water with them.

    List I- Decisions


    (a) Suresh need not demolish the reservoir.
    (b) Suresh has to demolish the reservoir.
    (c) Suresh has to share the water with his neighbours.
    (d) The Government can take over tile reservoir.

    List II – Reasons


    i) Water cannot be captured by one person for his personal use.
    ii) The government must ensure equitable distribution of water.
    iii) Whatever is under Suresh land may be used by him.
    iv) Suresh has to respect the rights of others regarding water.

    Your decision with the reason

    • (a) (iii)
    • (b) (i)
    • (c) (iv)
    • (d) (ii)

    Legal Aptitude for Law Entrance Case: 06


    Principles


    1. An employer shall be liable for the wrongs committed by his employees in the course of employment.
    2. Third parties must exercise reasonable care to find out whether a person is actually acting in the course of employment.

    Facts


    Nandan was appointed by Syndicate Bank to collect small savings from its customer spread over the different places on daily basis. Nagamana, a housemaid, was one of such customers making use of Nandan’s service. Syndicate Bank after a couple of years terminated Nandan’s service. Nagamana, unaware of this fact, was handing over her savings to Nandan who misappropriated them. Nagamana realised this nearly after three months, where she went to the Bank to withdraw money. She filed a complaint against the bank.

    List I- Decisions


    (a) Syndicate Bank shall be liable to compensate Nagamma
    (b) Syndicate Bank shall not be liable to compensate Nagamma
    (c) Nagamma has to blame herself for her negligence.

    List II – Reasons


    i) Nandan was not acting in the course of employment after the termination of his service. ii)
    ii) A person cannot blame others for his own negligence.
    iii) Nagamma was entitled to be informed by the bank about Nandan
    iv)The Bank is entitled to expect its customers to know actual position

    Your decision with the reason

    • (a) (b) (i)
    • (b) (c) (ii)
    • (c) (a) (iii)
    • (d) (b) (iv)

    Legal Aptitude for Law Entrance Case: 07


    Principles


    1. A master shall be liable for the fraudulent acts of his servants committed in the course of employment.
    2. Whether an act is committed in the course of employment has to be judged in the context of the case.
    3. Both master and third parties must exercise reasonable care in this regard.

    Facts


    Rama Bhai was an uneducated widow and she opened an SB account with Syndicate Bank with the help of her nephew by name Keshav who was at that time working as a clerk in the bank. Keshav used to deposit the money of Rama Bhai from time to time and get entries done in the passbook. After a year or so, Keshav was dismissed from the service by the bank. Being unaware of this fact, Rama Bhai continued to hand over her savings to him and Keshav misappropriated them. Rama Bhai realised this only when Keshav disappeared from the scene one day and she sought compensation from the bank.

    List I- Decisions


    a) Syndicate Bank shall be liable to compensate Rama Bhai.
    b) Syndicate Bank shall not be liable to compensate Rama Bhai.
    c) Rama Bhai cannot blame others for her negligence.

    List II – Reasons


    i) Keshav was not an employee of the bank when the fraud was committed.
    ii) The Bank was not aware of the special arrangement between Rama Bhai and Keshav.
    iii) It is the Bank’s duty to take care of vulnerable customers.
    iv) Rama Bhai should have checked about Keshav in her own interest.

    Your decision with the reason

    • (a) (a) (iii)
    • (b) (e) (iv)
    • (c) (b) (ii)
    • (d) (b) (i)

    Legal Aptitude for Law Entrance Case: 08


    Principles


    1. A person is liable for negligence if he fails to take care of his neighbour’s interest.
    2. A neighbour is anyone whose interests should have been foreseeable by a reasonable man while carrying on his activities.

    Facts


    A cricket match was going on in a closed-door stadium. A cricket fan who could not get into the stadium was watching the game by climbing up a nearby tree and sitting there. The cricket ball in the course of the game went out of the stadium and hit his person and injured him. He filed a suit against the organisers.

    List I- Decisions


    (a) The organisers are liable to compensate the injured person.
    b) The organisers are not liable to compensate the injured person.
    (c) The injured person should have avoided placing where he might be hit by the cricket ball.

    List II – Reasons


    i) The organisers are responsible for the people inside the stadium.
    ii) The organisers could not have foreseen somebody watching the game by climbing up a tree.
    iii) A person crazy about something must pay the price for that
    iv) The organisers shall be liable to everybody likely to watch the game.

    Your decision with the reason

    • (a) )(a) (iv)
    • (b) (a) (iii)
    • (e) (b) (ii)
    • (d) (e) (i)

    Legal Aptitude for Law Entrance Case: 09


    Principles


    1.When a person unlawfully interferes in the chattel of another person by which the latter is deprived of its use, the former commits the tort of conversion.
    2. Nobody shall enrich himself at others expense.

    Facts


    A patient suffering from stomach ailment approached a teaching hospital. He was diagnosed as suffering from appendicitis and his appendix was removed. He became alright. The hospital, however, found some unique cells in the appendix and using the cell lines thereof, it developed drugs of enormous commercial value. When the erstwhile patient came to know about it, he claimed a share of the profit made by the hospital.

    Possible Decisions


    a) The hospital need not share its profits with the patients.
    b) The hospital may share its profits on ex gratia basis
    c) The hospital shall share its profits with the patients

    Possible Reason


    i) The patient, far from being deprived of the use of his appendix, actually benefited by its removal.
    ii) The hospital instead of throwing away the appendix conducted further research on it on its own and the development of drug was the result of its own effort.
    iii) The hospital could not have achieved its success without that appendix belonging to the patient.
    iv) Everybody must care for and share with others.

    Your decision with the reason 

    • (a) (a) (i)
    • (b) (a) (ii)
    • (e) (e) (iii)
    • (d) (e) (iv)

    Legal Aptitude for Law Entrance Case: 10


    Principles


    1. Copying including an attempt to copy in examinations is a serious offence.
    2. One shall not take any unauthorised materials into the examination hall.

    Facts


    Rohini, an examinee in PUC, was thoroughly checked while entering the examination hall. She did not have anything other than authorised materials such as a pen, instrument box, etc. with her. As she was writing her paper, an invigilator found close to her feet a bunch of chits. The invigilators on scrutiny found that the chits contained answers to the paper being written by Rohini. Rohin’s answer tallied with the answers in the chits. A charge of copying was levelled against Rohini.

    Probable Decision


    a) Rohini shall be punished for copying.
    b) Rohini cannot be punished for copying.

    Probable Reasons


    i) Something lying near the feet does not mean that the person is in possession of that thing.
    ii) The fact that she was checked thoroughly while getting into the hall must be conclusive.
    iii) Similarities between her answers and the answers in the chit indicate that she used those chits.
    iv)After using those chits, she must have failed to dispose of them properly.

    Your decision with the reason

    • (a) (a) (iii)
    • (b) (a) (iv)
    • (c) (b) (iii)
    • (d) (b) (i)

    Answer-Sheet


    Case Number Answer Case Number Answer
    1 B 2 C
    3 C 4 B
    5 D 6 C
    7 C 8 C
    9 A 10 D

     


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