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Questions were mainly from first 17 chapters + chapter - 19 (2-3 questions only).
They were mainly of true false type.

Here are some of the questions that I can recall:

1) Consideration is important for bailment - True/false -> true

2) Contract done with minor is a) Void b) Voidable c) Illegegal 4) Unenforceable ->


3) Minor can be a principal - True/False -> false

4) Contract executed when both the parties have completed their obligation is
ecalled executed contract - True/False -> True

5) An offer given to a offeree is a valid offer - True/False -> False

6) When cross-offers become void, collateral offers also become void automatically -
True/False true

7) Guarantee can't be revoked - True/False False

8) If a person gives money for food to a minor who is hungry, he is entitled to

receive benefit from his property - True/False -. True

9) Cheque is a one of the species of Bill of Exchange - True/False -> True

10) A contract agreed under threat to commit suicide comes under coercion -
True/False -> true

11) In Indian law, contract signed by mistake is - a) Illegal b) Void c) Voidable d)

Unenforceable -> valid

12) Agreement in restraint of marriage is - a) Void b) Illegal c) Voidable d)

Unenforceable -> void

13) Guarantee is a wagering agreement - True/False -> false

14) Act by an agent is an act by the principal itself- True/False -> True
15) Substitute agent is not appointed by the agent - True/False -> False

16) A doctor who treats animals is entitled for general alien - True/False -> False

17) Finder has same responsibilities as that of a bailee - True/False -> True

18) In case of guarantee if 'principal debtor' can't be held liable then surety also
can't be held liable - True/False -> True

19) There was one true/false question based on first paragraph of section 11.3.3 of
Chap - 11 of the texbook. I don't remember the question exactly but it was based on

20) Continuing guarantee can't be revoked - True/False -> False

21) Keeping ornaments in a bank locker is a kind of bailment - True/False -> True

22) If a bailee makes unauthorized use of goods entrusted on him, baliment

becomes void - True/False -> True

23) If finder asks for lien over the goods for expenses and the owner denies, finder
can sue the owner for reward - True/False -> True

24) Pledge is a special kind of bailment - True/False -> True

25) Agency by ratification comes into exsitence when principal ratifies the act of his
agent - True/False

-> True

26) In case of sale, if the goods are destroyed the loss falls on the buyer - True/False
-> True

27) Guarantee can only be of unascertained goods - True/False -> false

28) in certain cases, breach of warranty can be considered as breach of conditon -

True/False -> False

29) Under contract of sales, goods supplied in bulk may not correspond with the
sample in quality - True/False -> False

30) There were few questions on the concept of transfer of property (chap-16). I
don't remember the question exactly

Case study was on railways. The summary of case study is -

There was a couple travelling in a train. Few people came and looted them. On
telling this to railways, they got a compensation of a few rupees from the railways.
Railways launched a complaint to the state council that this is noyt there fault.
Railways is not responsible for luggage provided the luggage has been submitted to
one of railway staff member. On analysis State council decides that it is not the
responsibility of railways to take care of luggage and it is the duty of passenger to
identify that whoever is entering their compartment is genuine person or not.

There were 2 questions on this -

1) The decision of state council that luggage is not a responsibility of railways is - a)

Correct b) Incorrect

2) The decision of state council that passenger should identify that whoever is
entering the compartment is a genuine person or not is - a) Correct b) Incorrect

1.T, 2. F, 3.a, 4.a, 5.d, 6.b, 7.d, 8.d, 9.c, 10.b

1. In tort law, an actor who knows with substantial certainty that certain consequences will result
from an act has intent.


2. False imprisonment is a tort only if confinement is unjustified.


3. Mary is accused of slander. Slander includes

a. oral defamatory statements only.

b. written defamatory statements only.
c, oral and written defamatory statements.
d. none of the above.
4. Leo hears Mona falsely accuse Nick of stealing from their employer. The statement is

a. because Leo heard it.

b. only if Nick suffers emotional distress.
c. only if the statement is also published in the media.
d. only if the statement was made in an annoying manner.

5. Todd files a suit against United Media Corporation for defamation. Actual malice must be
shown for recovery of damages if Todd is

a. a corporate officer.
b. a non-citizen.
c. a private individual.
d. a public figure.

6. Sam, an engineer, supervises the construction of a new bridge. When the bridge collapses due
to faulty construction, Sam is sued by those injured in the collapse. As a professional, Sam is
held to the same standard of care of

a. ordinary persons.
b. other engineers.
c. other professionals, including doctors, dentists, and lawyers.
d. those injured in the collapse of the bridge.

7. Beth is injured in a car accident and sues Curt, alleging negligence. Curt claims that Beth was
driving more carelessly than he was. Comparative negligence may reduce Beth's recovery

a. even if Beth was only slightly at fault.

b. only if Beth was as equally at fault as Curt.
c. only if Beth was less at fault than Curt.
d. only if Beth was more at fault than Curt.

8. Sue writes a defamatory article about Tony. The article is disseminated through the print
media, via newspapers, and online, via an Internet service provider (ISP). Most likely to be held
liable for the article are Sue and

a. neither the ISP nor the newspapers.

b. the ISP and the newspapers.
c. the ISP only.
d. the newspapers only.
9. Good Tire Company designs and manufacturers car and truck tires. In a product liability suit
based on negligence, Good Tire could be liable for violating its duty of care with respect to

a. the design of the tires only.

b. the manufacture of the tires only.
c. the design or the manufacture of the tires.
d. none of the above.

10. Silicon Computers manufactures hard drives. Dave discovers that his Silicon drive is
defective. Dave sues Silicon for product liability based on misrepresentation. To win, Dave must
show that

a. Dave knew and appreciated the risk caused by the defect.

b. Dave suffered an injury caused by the defect.
c. the "defect" was a commonly known danger.
d. Silicon sold the drive to Dave.

1.T, 2. F, 3.a, 4.a, 5.d, 6.b, 7.d, 8.d, 9.c, 10.b