Discharge Of Contract MCQ With Answers

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  • 1. 
    In which of the following modes, the contract is discharged?
    • A. 

      By operation of Law

    • B. 

      By lapse of Law

    • C. 

      By breach of contract

    • D. 

      All of these.

  • 2. 
    The term frustration' is used in the English law which is the parallel concept of
    • A. 

      Initial impossibility

    • B. 

      Supervening impossibility

    • C. 

      Lapse of time

    • D. 

      Public policy

  • 3. 
    The discharge of contract means that the parties are no more liable under the contract. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The discharged of contract means the
    • A. 

      Enforcement of obligations of parties

    • B. 

      Corning to end of obligations of parties.

    • C. 

      Starting of obligation.

    • D. 

      Payment of carriages and penalty

  • 5. 
    The legal provisions relating to discharge of contract by impossibility of performance are contained in
    • A. 

      Section 55

    • B. 

      Section 56

    • C. 

      Section 58

    • D. 

      Section 59

  • 6. 
    An agreement to do an act impossible in itself, is void. This statement refers to initial impossibility and is provided in
    • A. 

      Section 56 first Para

    • B. 

      Section 56, second Para

    • C. 

      Section 57

    • D. 

      Section 59

  • 7. 
    The provision relating to supervening (i.e., subsequent) impossibility is provided in
    • A. 

      Section 56, first para

    • B. 

      Section 56, second para

    • C. 

      Section 57

    • D. 

      None of these.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following impossibility is the ground for discharge of contract ?
    • A. 

      Initial impossibility.

    • B. 

      Supervening impossibility.

    • C. 

      Both of these.

    • D. 

      None of these.

  • 9. 
    An agreement to do an act impossible in itself, is ___________
    • A. 

      Void

    • B. 

      Voidable

    • C. 

      Valid

    • D. 

      Illegal

  • 10. 
    A contract containing an undertaking to do an impossible act, is ____________
    • A. 

      Void ab initio

    • B. 

      Voidable

    • C. 

      Valid

    • D. 

      Illegal

  • 11. 
    An initial impossibility i.e., which exists at the time of formation of the contract, makes the contract
    • A. 

      Valid

    • B. 

      Voidable

    • C. 

      Void ab initio

    • D. 

      Illegal

  • 12. 
    A contract is void on the ground of initial impossibility
    • A. 

      Only where it is unknown to the parties.

    • B. 

      Only where it is known to the parties.

    • C. 

      Whether it is known or unknown to the parties at the time of agreement.

    • D. 

      When it is known to the third parties.

  • 13. 
    A agreed to sell his horse to B. But unknown to both the parties, the horse was dead at the time of agreement, In this case, the contact is
    • A. 

      Void and the parties are discharged form performance.

    • B. 

      Void but the parties are not discharged from performance.

    • C. 

      Voidable at the option of either party.

    • D. 

      Voidable at the option of A only.

  • 14. 
    The initial impossibility may be known or unknown to the parties, the agreement is void in both the cases, but where it is known to the promisor alone, he is liable to pay compensation to the promisee which he may suffer on account of non-performance of the contract.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    When after the formation of a valid contract, an event happens which makes the performance of contract impossible, the contract becomes
    • A. 

      Voidable

    • B. 

      Void

    • C. 

      Valid

    • D. 

      Illegal

  • 16. 
    In which of the following cases, the contract is not discharged on the ground of subsequent impossibility?
    • A. 

      Death of promisor

    • B. 

      Change of law

    • C. 

      Commercial hardships

    • D. 

      Destruction of subject - matter.

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is the leading case on the discharge of contract by destruction of subject matter ?
    • A. 

      Krell v. Henri, (1903) 2 KB 740 CA.

    • B. 

      Taylor v. Caldwell, (1863) 3 B&R 826.

    • C. 

      Taylor v. Potington,(1855) All E.R. 128

    • D. 

      Carlill V. Carbolic Smoke Ball Co., (1893) l.Q.B 256.

  • 18. 
    A agreed to let a music hall to B for holding music shows on a certain dates. Before any show was organized, the music hall has destroyed in an accidental fire. In this case, the contract becomes
    • A. 

      Void a and is discharged

    • B. 

      Voidable at A's option.

    • C. 

      Void but not discharged.

    • D. 

      Voidable at B's option.

  • 19. 
    Failure of the basic object of the contract due to non-occurrence of the contemplated event makes the contract
    • A. 

      Voidable

    • B. 

      Illegal

    • C. 

      Void

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 20. 
    A contracts to paint a picture for B for Rs. 10,000. A dies before paining the picture. In this case, on A'sdeath, the contract becomes
    • A. 

      Voidable at B's option

    • B. 

      Void and is discharged

    • C. 

      Voidable at option of A's legal heirs

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 21. 
    A contract is discharged on account of change of circumstances where the performance becomes
    • A. 

      Virtually impossible

    • B. 

      Extremely difficult or hazardous

    • C. 

      Temporarily impossibility

    • D. 

      Both (a) and (b).

  • 22. 
    In which of the following cases, a contract is discharged on the ground of frustration or subsequent impossibility ?
    • A. 

      Outbreak of war

    • B. 

      Change of law or government policy

    • C. 

      Both of these.

    • D. 

      None of these.

  • 23. 
    In which of the following cases, the contract is not discharged on the ground of frustration or subsequent impossibility?
    • A. 

      Difficulty in performance

    • B. 

      Commercial hardships

    • C. 

      Strikes, lock out etc.

    • D. 

      All of these.

  • 24. 
    In which of the following cases the contract is not discharged on account of frustration or subsequent impossibility?
    • A. 

      Impossibility induced by the party himself

    • B. 

      Impossibility due to conduct of third person

    • C. 

      Failure of one of the several objects

    • D. 

      All of the these.

  • 25. 
    A agreed to supply certain goods to B which to be procured form C's factory . Due to strike in C's factory, A could not supply the goods. The contract
    • A. 

      Become void on account of impossibility.

    • B. 

      Becomes voidable on account of difficulty

    • C. 

      Is discharged on account of impossibility.

    • D. 

      Is not discharged on account of impossibility .

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