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Q1. S, a wounded soldier requests his commander Y to shoot him, in order to relieve him from pain. The latter shoots him to death. X is guilty of…………

  1. Murder
  2. Culpable homicide not amounting to murder
  3. No offence
  4. None of the above

Explanation:- 2

Q2. The salient feature required to be considered to assess the defence of grave provocation within the meaning of Indian Penal Code is

  1. it can only be by words spoken and not otherwise.
  2. the mental background created by previous act of the victim cannot be seen/considered in any circumstance.
  3. whether a reasonable man, belonging to same class of society as the accused, placed in same situation would be so provoked to loose his self control need to be considered.
  4. applicable only if accused has a scope for premeditation and calculation.

Explanation:- 3

Q3. Sudden and grave provocation is a defence for the offence of murder. Please specify the category of the defence:

  1. Complete defence
  2. Partial defence
  3. Sentencing defence
  4. General defence

Explanation:- 2

Q4. X’ threatens Y’ that if ‘Y’ does not shoot ‘P’, X‘ will shoot ‘Y. On this, ‘Y’ shoots ‘P’ and ‘P’ dies. The act of ‘Y‘ comes under:-

  1. Section 94, IPC
  2. Section 93, IPC
  3. Section 302, IPC
  4. None of the above

Explanation:- 3

Q5. Not being armed with any deadly weapon and not expressing any intention to kill. ‘A’ tied ‘B’ to an electric pole with ropes and assaulted him as a result of which ‘B’ died. ‘A‘ committed offence punishable under Section:-

  1. 302
  2. 304
  3. 304A
  4. 326

Explanation:- 2

  • Punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder.

Q6. The accused inflicted injuries on non vital parts of the deceased which were not found to be sufficient in the ordinary course of nature to cause death but it was proved that he inflicted the injuries with a knowledge that with these injuries the victim was likely to die. The case would be punishable under section-

  1. 301, IPC
  2. 303, IPC
  3. 304 Part I. IPC
  4. 304 Part II, IPC

Explanation:- 4

  • If the act is done with the knowledge that it is likely to cause death, but without any intention to cause death, or to cause such bodily injury as is likely to cause death.

Q7. A’ had a step-child, whom he wanted to kill. For this purpose, he gave ‘B’, who was taking care of the child, a piece of cake, which had poison in it, and asked ‘B’ to feed the child the cake. B’, how-ever ate the cake himself and died as a result. Which of the following statements is accurate :

  1. “A’ will be liable for the offence of murder.
  2. “A’ will not be liable for the offence of murder.
  3. ‘A’ will be liable for abetment to murder.
  4. ‘A’ will be liable for conspiracy to commit murder

Explanation:- 1

Q8. Which one of the following offences is bailable?

  1. murder under Section 302, IPC
  2. death by negligence under Section 304A, IPC
  3. dowry death under Section 304B. IPC
  4. abetment to commit suicide under Section 306.IPC

Explanation:- 2

  • Causing death by negligence.—Whoever causes the death of any person by doing any rash or negligent act not amounting to culpable homicide, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

Q9. If in a trial for ‘causing death by negligence’ it is established that the accused had been at fault though victim had also been equally at fault:-

  1. the fact that the actual injury was brought about by carelessness or contribution of the victim also, will be no defence
  2. contributory negligence would be a good defence
  3. the degree of culpability as to the amount of negligence on his part shall be deciding factor
  4. None of the above.

Explanation:- 3

Q10. The offence of dowry death under Section 304-Bof the Indian Penal Code is committed where the death of a woman is caused by any burns or bodily injury or occurs otherwise than under normal circumstances within

  1. seven years of her marriage and it is shown that soon before her death she was subjected to cruelty or harassment by her husband or any relative of her husband
  2. ten years of her marriage and it is shown that soon before her death she was subject to cruelty or harassment by her husband or any relative of her husband for, or in connection with, any demand for dowry
  3. seven years of her marriage and it is shown that soon before her death she was subjected to cruelty or harassment by her husband or any relative of her husband for, or in connection with, any demand for dowry
  4. seven years of her marriage and it is shown that before her death she was subjected to cruelty or harassment by her husband or any relative of her husband for, or in connection with, any demand for dowry.

Explanation:- 3

Q11. Attempt to commit suicide is triable by:-

  1. Court of Session
  2. Magistrate of the first class
  3. Any Magistrate
  4. Executive Magistrate

Explanation:- 3

Q12. A’ administers poisonous drug to a woman ‘B’ to cause miscarriage. It is found that ‘B’ was not pregnant. In this case

  1. ‘A’ is not guilty of attempt to cause miscarriage
  2. ‘A’ is guilty of attempt to cause miscarriage
  3. ‘A’ is guilty of murder
  4. ‘A’ is guilty of no offence

Explanation:- 2

  • Causing miscarriage without woman’s consent.
  • Section 317 of the Indian Penal Code punishes the offence of exposure and abandonment of a child under 12 years by parent or person having care of it. Section 304 of the Indian Penal Code provides for punishment for the offence of culpable homicide not amounting to murder.

Q13. ‘A’ exposes her child with the knowledge that she is thereby likely to cause its death. The child dies in consequence of such exposure. In such circumstances ‘A’ may be

  1. charged with and convicted of the offence under Section 304 of the Indian Penal Code
  2. charged with and convicted of the offences under Sections 317 and 304 of the Indian Penal Code
  3. charged with and convicted of the offence under Section 317 of the Indian Penal Code
  4. charged with the offences under Sections 317 and304 of the Indian Penal Code but convicted only for the offence under Section 304

Explanation:- 2

Q14. A prostitute, suffering from communicable disease, has sexual intercourse with a man representing that she was free from any disease commits:-

  1. Unnatural offence
  2. Hurt
  3. Cheating
  4. Mischief

Explanation:- 2

  • Hurt.—Whoever causes bodily pain, disease or infirmity to any person is said to cause hurt.

Q15. Which kind of hurt is not grevious hurt.

  1. Emasculation
  2. Privation of any member of joint.
  3. Disfiguration of the head or face.
  4. Fracture or dis-location of tooth

Explanation:- 3

  • —Emasculation.
  • Secondly.—Permanent privation of the sight of either eye.
  • Thirdly.—Permanent privation of the hearing of either ear.
  • Fourthly.—Privation of any member or joint.
  • Fifthly.—Destruction or permanent impairing of the powers of any member or joint.
  • Sixthly.—Permanent disfiguration of the head or face.
  • Seventhly.—Fracture or dislocation of a bone or tooth.
  • Eighthly.—Any hurt which endangers life or which causes the sufferer to be during the space of twenty days in severe bodily pain, or unable to follow his ordinary pursuits.

Q16. Two persons, ‘A’ & ‘B’ fight with each other. ‘A‘ was having a blade with which ‘A’ inflicts injury on the face of ‘B’ leaving a permanent scar on the face of ‘B’. ‘A’ is guilty of offence of causing:-

  1. Grievous hurt by sharp cutting object
  2. Grievous hurt by rash or negligent act
  3. Simple hurt by sharp cutting object
  4. Simple hurt by rash or negligent act

Explanation:- 1

Q17. ‘B‘ assaults ‘A‘ using a sharp edged weapon, resulting in an injury which is 6 cm long and 1/2cm deep in the right forearm of ‘A’. ‘B’ is liable to be charged for an offence punishable under:-

  1. Section 323, IPC
  2. Section 325, IPC
  3. Section 324, IPC
  4. Section 326, IPC

Explanation:- 3

Q18. In which case Hon’ble Supreme Court has directed to pay minimum compensation of Rs.3,00,000/- per acid attack victim-

  1. Laxmi v. Union of India
  2. Sujoy Mitra v. State of West Bengal
  3. Vennagot Anuradha Samir v. Vennagot Mohandas Samir
  4. Indra Vijay Alok v. Stute of Madhya Pradesh

Explanation:- 1

Q19. Voluntarily causing grievous hurt to extort property or a valuable security or to constrain to do anything, which is, illegal or which may facilitate the commission of an offence is dealt under

  1. Section 329 of Indian Penal Code
  2. Section 330 of Indian Penal Code
  3. Section 331 of Indian Penal Code
  4. Section 332 of Indian Penal Code

Explanation:- 1

Q20. ‘A’, a police officer, tortures ‘B’ in order to induce “B’ to confess that he committed a crime. Under which section of IPC the police officer is guilty of an offence?

  1. Section 325
  2. Section 326
  3. Section 328
  4. Section 330

Explanation:- 4

Q21. What punishment may be awarded for the offence voluntarily causing hurt to deter a public servant from his duty under Section 332, IPC?

  1. Imprisonment upto three years or fine or both
  2. Imprisonment upto five years and fine or both
  3. Imprisonment upto seven years and fine or both
  4. Imprisonment upto ten years and fine or both

Explanation:- 1

Q22. Which one of the following sections of the Indian Penal Code relates to punishment for voluntarily causing hurt on provocation?

  1. Section 324
  2. Section 332
  3. Section 334
  4. Section 323

Explanation:- 3

 

 

 

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