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CLAT Legal Aptitude Quiz

Q1. Is Lucky guilty of criminal damage?
(a) No, Lucky is not guilty of criminal damage as he did not intentionally impair the value of the painting.
(b) Yes, Lucky is guilty of criminal damage as he intentionally stuck the paper on to the painting.
(c) No, Lucky is not guilty of criminal damage as he does not have the painting in his possession anymore.
(d) No, Lucky is not guilty of the criminal damage as he has not destroyed the painting.

Q2. If Lucky had discovered the painting before leaving Indira’s house rather than at the rubbish dump, would he have been guilty of theft in this case’?
(a) Yes, he would be guilty of theft of the newspapers and the paintings.
(b) No, he would not be guilty of theft.
(c) Yes, he would be guilty of theft of the painting.
(d) None of the above.

Q3. Is Kamala guilty of theft’?
(a) No, Kamala is not guilty of theft since the person she took the painting from (Lucky) was not its lawful owner.
(b) No, Kamala is not guilty of theft since she took the painting only with the motive of returning it to Indira.
(c) Yes, Kamala is guilty of theft as she took the painting out of Lucky’s possession without his consent.
(d) None of the above.

Q4. Which of the following propositions could be inferred from the facts and the rules specified?
(a) Kamala is guilty of criminal damage as the person she took the painting from (Lucky) was not its lawful owner.
(b) Kamala is guilty of criminal damage as she took the painting without Lucky’s consent.
(c) Kamala is not guilty of criminal damage as the painting has not been completely destroyed.
(d) None of the above.
Directions: Each problem consists of a set of rules and facts. Apply the specified rules to the set of facts and answer the questions. In answering the following questions, you should not rely on any rule(s) except the rule(s) that are supplied for every problem. Further, you should not assume any fact other than those stated in the problem. Rules:A. When land is sold, all ‘fixtures’ on the land are also deemed to have been sold. B. If a movable thing is attached to the land or any building on the land, then it becomes a ‘fixture’. Facts: Khaleeda wants to sell a plot of land she owns in Baghmara, Meghalaya and the sale value decided for the plot includes the fully furnished palatial six-bedroom house that she has built on it five years ago. She sells it to Gurpreet for Rs. 60 lacs. After completing the sale, she removes the expensive Iranian carpet which used to cover the entire wooden floor of one of the bedrooms. The room had very little light and Khaleeda used this light-colored radiant carpet to negate some of the darkness in the room. Gurpreet, after moving in, realizes this and files a case to recover the carpet from Khaleeda.

Q5. As a judge you would decide in favor of
(a) Gurpreet because when the price was agreed upon, Khaleeda did not inform her about removing the carpet.
(b) Gurpreet because the carpet was integral to the floor of the bedroom and therefore attached to the building that was sold.
(c) Khaleeda because a fully furnished house does not entail the buyer to everything in the house.
(d) Khaleeda because by virtue of being a carpet it was never permanently fixed to the floor of the building. Assume that in the above fact scenario, Khaleeda no longer wants the carpet. She removes the elaborately carved door to the house after the sale has been concluded and claims that Gurpreet has no claim to the door. The door in question was part of Khaleeda’s ancestral home in Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, for more than 150 years before she had it fitted as the entrance to her Baghmara house.

Q6. As a judge you would decide in favor of
(a) Khaleeda because while the rest of the building belongs to Khaleeda exclusively, the door is ancestral property and therefore the decision to sell it cannot be Khaleeda’s alone.
(b) Gurpreet because the door is an integral part of the building as it is attached to it.
(c) Khaleeda because the door can be removed from the building and is therefore not attached to it.
(d) Gurpreet because the contract is explicitly for the whole house and since the door is part of house, it cannot be removed subsequent to the sale.

Q7. Amongst the following options, the most relevant consideration while deciding a case on the basis of the above two principles would be
(a) whether the movable thing was included in the sale agreement.
(b) whether the movable thing was merely placed on the land or building.
(c) whether the movable thing had become an inseparable part of the land or building.
(d) whether the movable thing could be removed.

Q8. Rule C: If a movable thing is placed on land with the intention that it should become an integral part of the land or any structure on the land it becomes a fixture. Applying, Rules A and C, to the fact situations in Questions 192 and 193, as a judge you would decide in favor of
(a) Khaleeda in both situations.
(b) Gurpreet only in
(c) Khaleeda only in
(d) Gurpeet in both situations.
Directions: Each problem consists of a set of rules and facts. Apply the specified rules to the set of facts and answer the questions. In answering the following questions, you should not rely on any rule(s) except the rule(s) that are supplied for every problem. Further, you should not assume any fact other than those stated in the problem. Rules:Rule A: An owner of land has the right to use the land in any manner he or she desires. The owner of land also owns the space above and the depths below it. Rule B: Rights above the land extend only to the point they are essential to any use or enjoyment of land. Rule C: An owner cannot claim infringement of her property right if the space above his or her land is put to reasonable use by someone else at a height at which the owner would have no reasonable use of it and it does not aff ect the reasonable enjoyment of his or her land. Ramesh’s case: Ramesh owns an acre of land on the outskirts of Sullurpeta, Andhra Pradesh. The Government of India launches its satellites into space frequently from Sriharikota, near Sullurpeta. The Government of India does not deny that once the satellite launch has travelled the distance of almost 7,000 kilometers it passes over Ramesh’s property. Ramesh files a case claiming that the Government of India has violated his property rights by routing its satellite over his property, albeit 7,000 kilometer directly above it.

Q9. Applying only Rule A to Ramesh’s case, as a judge you would decide
(a) in favor of the Government of India because the transgression was at a height at which Ramesh could not possibly have any use for.
(b) that ownership of land does not mean that the owner’s right extends infinitely into space above the land.
(c) in favor of Ramesh because he has the right to infinite space above the land he owns.
(d) in favor of the Government of India because it would lead to the absurd result that Ramesh and most other property owners would have a claim against airline companies and other countries of the world whose satellites orbit the earth. Shazia’s case: Shazia owns a single storied house in Ahmedabad which has been in her family for more than 75 years. The foundation of the house cannot support another floor and Shazia has no intention of demolishing her family home to construct a bigger building. Javed and Sandeep are business partners and own three-storied houses on either side of Shazia’s house. Javed and Sandeep are also Ahmedabad’s main distributors for a major soft drink company. They have erected a huge hoarding advertising their products, with the ends supported on their roofs but the hoarding also passes over Shazia’s house at 70 feet and casts a permanent shadow on her terrace. Shazia decides to hoist a huge Indian flag, going up to 75 feet, on her roof. She files a case, asking the court to order Javed and Sandeep to remove the hoarding for all these reasons.

Q10. Applying only Rule B to Shazia’s case, you would decide in favor of
(a) Javed and Sandeep because Shazia can easily hoist a flag below 70 feet.
(b) Shazia because she has the right to put her land to any use and the court cannot go into her intentions for hoisting a flag at 75 feet.
(c) Shazia because she has the absolute right to the space above her land.
(d) Javed and Sandeep because hoisting a flag 75 feet above one’s roof is not essential to the use and enjoyment of the land.

Q11. Applying only Rules A and B to Shazia’s case, you would decide
(a) in favor of Shazia only under Rule A.
(b) in favor of Shazia under Rule A as well as B.
(c) against Shazia under Rule B.
(d) against Shazia under Rule A as well as B.

Q12. Applying only Rule B and C to Ramesh’s case, you would decide
(a) in favor of Ramesh only under Rule B.
(b) in favor of Ramesh under Rule B as well as C.
(c) against Ramesh under Rule C.
(d) against Ramesh under Rule B as well as C.

Q13. Applying Rule C to Shazia’s case, you would decide
(a) in her favor because hoisting a 75 feet high flag is reasonable.
(b) against her because hoisting a 75 feet high flag is not reasonable.
(c) against her because the hoarding is a reasonable use of the space above her land.
(d) in her favor because the permanent shadow cast by the hoarding aff ects the reasonable enjoyment of her land.

Q14. Directions: Each of the next nine questions consists of two statements, one labeled as ‘Assertion’ (A) and other as ‘Reason’ (R). You are to examine these two statements carefully and select the correct answers.
Assertion (A):
A void contract is not necessarily illegal.
Reason (R):
Every illegal contract is void.
(a) Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A.
(b) Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A.
(c) A is true but R is false.
(d) A is false but R is true.

Q15. Directions: Each of the next nine questions consists of two statements, one labeled as ‘Assertion’ (A) and other as ‘Reason’ (R). You are to examine these two statements carefully and select the correct answers.
Assertion (A):
The Indian Constitution was adopted on 26th November, 1949.
Reason (R):
Law Day is celebrated in India on 26th November every year.
(a) Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A.
(b) Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A.
(c) A is true but R is false.
(d) A is false but R is true.
 1. (a) 2. (c) 3. (c) 4. (d) 5. (d) 6. (d) 7. (d) 8. (d) 9. (c) 10. (b) 11. (b) 12. (d) 13. (d) 14. (a) 15. (a)

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