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OBJECTIVE SAMPLE QUESTIONS ON THE TRANSFER OF PROPERTY ACT 1882 [1ST SET]

1. Before the commencement of the Transfer of Property Act, 1882, the transfer of immovable properties in India were governed by the

(a) principles of English law and equity

(b) Indian Registration Act, 1908

(c) British State of Goods Act, 1880

(d) Indian Contract Act, 1872.

2. The courts, before the enactment of the Transfer of Property Act, 1882, were forcing to decide property disputes according to their own notion and justice and fairplay,

(a) because judges were making own laws

(b) because of absence of any specific statutory provisions on the property matters

(c) because British Judges were confused with Indian property disputes

(d) because judges were educated in British property laws.

3. Law Commission for the Transfer of Property matters was appointed in England and the Draft Bill prepared by the Commission was introduced in Legislative Council in

(a) 1870

(b) 1875

(c) 1877

(d) 1882.

4. The Bill on Transfer of Property was referred to

(a) First Law Commission

(b) Second Law Commission

(c) Third Law Commission

(d) Fourth Law Commission.

5. The Transfer of Property Act was enacted in the year

(a) 1880

(b) 1881

(c) 1882

(d) 1883.

6. The Transfer of Property Act received its assent on

(a) 17th February, 1882

(b) 22nd February, 1882

(c) 23rd February, 1882

(d) 27th February, 1882.

7. First Amendment was made in the Transfer of Property Act, 1882 in the year

(a) 1880

(b) 1883

(c) 1884

(d) 1885.

8. The Transfer of Property Act, 1882, came into effect from

(a) 17th February, 1882

(b) 27th February, 1882

(c) 17th March, 1882

(d) 1st July, 1882.

9. The Transfer of Property Act, 1882, extends in first instance to the whole of India except:

(a) territories which, immediately before 1st November, 1956 were comprised in Part B States or in State of Bombay, Punjab and Delhi

(b) territories which immediately before 1st November, 1956, were comprised in Part B State or in States of Bombay, Bihar and West Bengal

(c) it extends in first instance to the whole of India except the territories which immediately before 1st November, 1956, were comprised in Part B States of Madras, West Bengal and Manipur

(d) it extends in first instance to the whole of India except the territories which immediately before 1st November, 1956 were comprised in Part B States of Assam, Manipur and Tripura.

10. According to the Transfer of Property Act, 1882 any State Government may from time to time exempt either any part of territories from all or any of sections

(a) 54, paragraphs 2 and 3, 59,107 and 123

(b) 54,107 and 123

(c) 54, 107 and 120

(d) 54,107 and 113.

11. Within the meaning of provisions of the Transfer of Property Act, 1882, the immovable property does not include:

(a) standing timber or grass

(b) standing timber, jewellery and crops

(c) standing timber, growing crops or grass

(d) only grass.

12. According to Transfer of Property Act, 1882

(a) instrument means a non-testamentary instrument

(b) testamentary instrument

(c) both testamentary and non- testamentary instrument

(d) none of the above.

13. Under the Transfer of Property Act, 1882, the term “attested” means

(a) attested by two or more witnesses

(b) attested by one witness only

(c) attested by two witnesses only

(d) no condition prevails.

14. Under the Transfer of Property Act, 1882, registered pertains to

(a) registration of property

(b) registration of documents

(c) registration of parties

(d) none of the above.

15. Under the Transfer of Property Act, 1882, “attached to earth” means:

(I) routed in the earth, as in the case of trees and shrubs;

(II) imbedded in the earth as in the case of walls and buildings; or

(III) attached to what is so imbedded for the permanent beneficial enjoyment of that to which it is attached.

(a) only (I) and (II) are correct

(b) only (II) and (III) are correct

(c) only (I) and (III) are correct

(d) all (I), (II) and (III) are correct.

16. The chapters and sections of the Transfer of Property Act, 1882, which relate to contracts shall be part of:

(a) Indian Registration Act, 1908

(b) Sale of Goods Act, 1930

(c) General Clauses Act, 1897

(d) Indian Contract Act, 1872.

17. Within the meaning of section 4 of the Transfer of Property Act, 1882 the provisions of sections 54, paragraphs 2 and 3, sections 59, 107 and 123 shall be read as supplemented to:

(a) Indian Contract Act, 1872

(b) Indian Registration Act, 1908

(c) General Clauses Act, 1897

(d) Sale of Goods Act, 1930.

18. Chapter II of the Transfer of Property Act shall not be deemed to effect any rule of

(a) Mohammadan law

(b) Christian law

(c) Parsi law

(d) none of the above.

19. According to section 5 of the Transfer of Property Act, 1882, living person includes:

(a) company or association or body of individuals

(b) individual human being only

(c) only important company or associations

(d) none of the above.

20. Under the provisions of section 6 of the Transfer of Property Act, 1882, the chance of an heir-apparent succeeding to an estate, the chance of a relation abstaining a legacy on the death of a kinsman, or any other mere possibility of like nature:

(a) cannot be transferred

(b) can be transferred

(c) can be transferred subject to certain conditions

(d) none of the above.

21. Under the provisions of section 6 of the Transfer of Property Act, 1882, a mere right of re-entry for breach of a condition subsequent cannot be transferred to any one except the owner of the property affected thereby

(a) the statement is true

(b) the statement is false

(c) the statement is partly true

(d) none of the above.

22. Under the provisions of the Transfer of Property Act, 1882, an easement cannot be transferred apart from the dominant heritage

(a) the statement is true

(b) the statement is false

(c) the statement is partly true

(d) none of the above.

23. According to the provisions of the Transfer of Property Act, 1882, all interest in property restricted in its enjoyment to the owner personally cannot be transferred by him

(a) the statement is true

(b) the statement is false

(c) the statement is partly true

(d) none of the above.

24. Under the provisions of section 6 of the Transfer of Property Act, 1882

(a) a right to future maintenance can be transferred

(b) cannot be transferred

(c) no such provision is made in the Act

(d) none of the above.

25. Under the provisions of the Transfer of Property Act, 1882

(a) a mere right to sue can be transferred

(b) a mere right to sue cannot be transferred

(c) no such provision is made in the Act

(d) none of the above.

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