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

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  1. Admissions
    (a) are conclusive proof of the matters admitted
    (b) are not conclusive proof of the matters admitted but operate as estoppel
    (c) are conclusive proof of the matter and also operate as estoppel
    (d) both (a) & (c) are correct.
  2. Persons who can make admissions are mentioned in
    (a) section 17 of Evidence Act
    (b) section 20 of Evidence Act
    (c) section 19 of Evidence Act
    (d) section 18 of Evidence Act.
  3. Admissions by agents are
    (a) admissible in civil proceedings under all circumstances
    (b) admissible in civil proceedings only if the agent has the authority to make admissions
    (c) never admissible in criminal proceedings
    (d) both (b) & (c).
  4. Admissions made by a party are evidence against
    (a) privies in blood
    (b) privies in law
    (c) privies in estate
    (d) all the above.
  5. Which of the following admission is no evidence
    (a) an admission by one of the several defendants in a suit against another defendant
    (b) an admission by a guardian ad litem against a minor
    (c) an admission by one of the partners of a firm against the firm or other partners
    (d) only (a) & (b).
  6. When the liability of a person who is one of the parties to the suit depends upon the liability of a stranger to the suit, then an admission by the stranger in respect of his liability shall be an admission on the part of that person who is a party to the suit. It has been so provided
    (a) under section 21 of Evidence Act
    (b) under section 20 of Evidence Act
    (c) under section 19 of Evidence Act
    (d) under section 17 of Evidence Act.
  7. In a reference made over a disputed matter to a third person, the declaration so made by that person shall be an evidence against the party making a reference, by virtue of
    (a) section 17 of Evidence Act
    (b) section 19 of Evidence Act
    (c) section 20 of Evidence Act
    (d) section 21 of Evidence Act.
  8. Communication made ‘without prejudice’ are protected
    (a) under section 22 of Evidence Act
    (b) under section 23 of Evidence Act
    (c) under section 24 of Evidence Act
    (d) under section 21 of Evidence Act.
  9. Confession caused by inducement, threat or promise is contained in
    (a) section 24 of Evidence Act
    (b) section 25 of Evidence Act
    (c) section 26 of Evidence Act
    (d) section 27 of Evidence Act.
  10. Section 24 of Evidence Act applies
    (a) when the inducement, threat or promise comes from a person in authority
    (b) when the inducement is of a temporal kind
    (c) when the inducement is spiritual or religious
    (d) only (a) & (b) are correct.
  11. A confession made to a police officer is inadmissible under
    (a) , section 24 of Evidence Act
    (b) section 25 of Evidence Act
    (c) section 26 of Evidence Act
    (d) section 27 of Evidence Act.
  12. A confession to be inadmissible under section 25 of Evidence Act
    (a) must relate to the same crime for which he is charged
    (b) must relate to another crime
    (c) may relate to the same crime or another crime
    (d) only (a) is correct and (b) is incorrect.
  13. Which of the following is not given by section 25 of Evidence Act
    (a) confessions made to custom officers
    (b) confession made to a member of Railway Protection Force
    (c) confession made to an officer under FERA
    (d) all the above.
  14. A retracted confession
    (a) can be made solely the basis of conviction
    (b) cannot be made solely the basis of conviction under any circumstances
    (c) can not be made solely the basis of conviction unless the same is corroborated
    (d) both (a) & (c) are incorrect.
  15. A confession made by a person while in police custody is inadmissible as per
    (a) section 25 of Evidence Act
    (b) section 26 of Evidence Act
    (c) section 27 of Evidence Act
    (d) section 30 of Evidence Act.
  16. A confession made while in police custody is admissible under section 26 of Evidence Act
    (a) if made in the presence of a doctor
    (b) if made in the presence of a captain of a vessel
    (c) if made in the presence of a Magistrate
    (d) all the above.
  17. Section 27 control
    (a) section 24 of Evidence Act
    (b) section 25 of Evidence Act
    (c) section 26 of Evidence Act
    (d) all the above.
  18. Section 27 applies to
    (a) discovery of some fact which the police had not previously learnt from other sources and was first derived from the information given by the accused
    (b) discovery of some fact which the police had previously learnt from other sources
    (c) discovery of some fact which the police had previously learnt from other sources and the accused has also given information regarding the same
    (d) all the above.
  19. Under section 27 of Evidence Act, ‘discovery of fact’ includes
    (a) the object found
    (b) the place from where it is produced
    (c) both (a) & (b)
    (d) neither (a) nor (b).
  20. Section 27 of Evidence Act applies
    (a) when the person giving information is an accused but not in police custody
    (b) when the person giving information is an accused and is in police custody
    (c) when the person is in police custody but not an accused
    (d) when the person is neither in police custody nor an accused.
  21. Under section 27 of Evidence Act
    (a) the whole statement is admissible
    (b) only that portion which distinctly relates to the discovery is admissible
    (c) both are admissible depending on the facts & circumstances of the case
    (d) only (a) & not (b).
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