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OBJECTIVE SAMPLE QUESTIONS ON THE INDIAN EVIDENCE ACT [1ST SET ]

Choose the correct answer from the options given under a question

  1. Indian Evidence Act was drafted by
    (a) Lord Macaulay
    (b) Sir James F. Stephen
    (c) Huxley
    (d) Sir Henry Summer Maine.
  2. The law of evidence consists of
    (a) ordinary rules of reasoning
    (b) legal rules of evidence
    (c) rules of logic
    (d) all the above.
  3. Relevancy and admissibility under the
    Indian Evidence Act are
    (a) synonymous
    (b) co-extensive
    (c) neither synonymous nor co-extensive
    (d) synonymous & co-extensive both.
  4. ‘Self-regarding’ statements
    (a) can be self-serving statements
    (b) can be self-harming statements
    (c) can be self-serving or self-harming
    (d) none of the above.
  5. What is correct as regards the admissibility of self-regarding statements
    (a) self-harming statement is admissible but a self-serving statement is not generally admissible
    (b) self-serving statement is admissible but a self-harming statement is not generally admissible
    (c) self-serving and self-harming statements both are generally admissible
    (d) self-serving and self-harming statements both are generally inadmissible.
  6. Under the law of evidence, as a general rule
    (a) opinion on a matter of fact is relevant but not on a matter of law
    (b) opinion on a matter of law is relevant but not on a matter of fact
    (c) opinion on a matter of fact and law both are relevant
    (d) opinion whether on a matter of fact or law, is irrelevant.
  7. Indian Evidence Act applies to
    (a) proceedings before tribunals
    (b) proceedings before the arbitrator
    (c) judicial proceedings in courts
    (d) all the above.
  8. Law of evidence is
    (a) lex tallienis
    (b) lex fori
    (c) lex loci solutionis
    (d) lex situs.
  9. Law of evidence is
    (a) a substantive law
    (b) an adjective law
    (c) both (a) & (b)
    (d) neither (a) nor (b).
  10. Facts can be
    (a) physical facts
    (b) psychological facts
    (c) physical as well as psychological facts
    (d) only physical facts & not psychological facts.
  11. Under the Evidence Act, fact means
    (a) factum probandum
    (b) factum probans
    (c) both factum probandum and factum probans
    (d) none of the above.
  12. Fact in issue means
    (a) fact, existence or non-existence of which is admitted by the parties
    (b) fact, existence or non-existence of which is disputed by the parties
    (c) fact existence or non-existence of which is not disputed by the parties
    (d) all the above.
  13. Evidence under the Indian Evidence Act means & includes
    (a) ocular evidence
    (b) documentary evidence
    (c) ocular and documentary evidence both
    (d) ocular evidence based on documents only.
  14. Propositions under Evidence Act are
    I. Affidavit is an evidence.
    II. Everything produced before the court for inspection is evidence.
    III. Anything of which judicial notice can be taken is evidence.
    IV. Written statement of an accused is evidence. Which of the following is true in respect of the aforesaid propositions
    (a) I, II, III & IV all are correct
    (b) I, II & III are correct but IV is incorrect
    (c) I, II & IV are correct but III is incorrect
    (d) I, II & IV are incorrect but III is correct
    (e) I & II are correct but III & IV are incorrect
    (f) I is incorrect but II, III & IV are correct.
  15. Proof of a fact depends on
    (a) accuracy of the statement and not upon the probability of its existence
    (b) not upon the accuracy of the statement but upon the probability of its existence
    (c) artificial probative value assigned to a fact
    (d) rigid mathematical demonstration.
  16. Standard of proof in
    (a) civil and criminal cases is the same
    (b) criminal cases is much more higher than in civil cases
    (c) criminal case is lower than in civil cases
    (d) either (a) or (c) are correct
  17. Presumptions under the law of evidence are
    (a) presumption of facts
    (b) presumptions of law
    (c) both (a) & (b)
    (d) only (b) & not (a).
  18. Propositions under Evidence Act are
    I. Presumptions of facts are always rebuttable
    II. Presumption of facts can be either rebuttable or irrebuttable
    III. Presumption of law are always irrebuttable
    IV. Presumption of law can be either rebuttable or irrebuttable.
    Which is true of the aforesaid propositions
    (a) I & III are correct but II & IV are incorrect
    (b) I & IV are correct but II & III are incorrect
    (c) II & III are correct but I & IV are incorrect.
    (d) II & IV are correct but I & III are incorrect.
  19. Under the law of evidence, the relevant fact
    (a) must be legally relevant
    (b) must be logically relevant
    (c) must be legally & logically relevant
    (d) must be legally & logically relevant and admissible.
  20. Relevancy is
    (a) question of law and can be raised at any time
    (b) question of law but can be raised at the first opportunity
    (c) question of law which can be waived
    (d) question of procedure which can be waived.
  21. Question of mode of proof is
    (a) a question of law which can be raised at any time
    (b) a question of procedure but has to be raised at the first opportunity and stands waived if not raised at the first opportunity
    (c) a question of procedure & can be raised at any time
    (d) a mixed question of law & fact.
  22. Which of the following documents are not admissible in evidence
    (a) documents improperly procured
    (b) documents procured by illegal means
    (c) both (a) & (b)
    (d) neither (a) nor (b).
  23. The facts which form part of the same transaction are relevant
    (a) under section 5 of Evidence Act
    (b) under section 6 of Evidence Act
    (c) under section 7 of Evidence Act
    (d) under section 8 of Evidence Act.
  24. A fact forming part of the same transaction is relevant under section 6 of Evidence Act
    (a) if it is in issue and have occurred at the same time & place
    (b) if it is in issue and may have occurred at different times & places
    (c) though not in issue and may have occurred at the same time & place or at different times & places
    (d) though not in issue, must have occurred at the same time & place.
  25. Several classes of facts, which are connected with the transaction(s) in a particular mode, are relevant
    (a) under section 6 of Evidence Act
    (b) under section 7 of Evidence Act
    (c) under section 8 of Evidence Act
    (d) under section 9 of Evidence Act.
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