Legality Of Object & Consideration

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  • 1. 
    All agreement are contracts if they are made
    • A. 

      For lawful consideration only

    • B. 

      With lawful object irrespective of the legality of consideration

    • C. 

      For lawful consideration irrespective of the legality of object

    • D. 

      For lawful consideration as well as with lawful object

  • 2. 
    Every agreement of which the object or consideration is unlawful, is  ___________. 
    • A. 

      Void

    • B. 

      Voidable

    • C. 

      Valid

    • D. 

      Wager.

  • 3. 
    The provision regarding the legality of object and consideration is emphasized in
    • A. 

      Section 10

    • B. 

      Section 23

    • C. 

      Both (a) and (b)

    • D. 

      None of these.

  • 4. 
    All agreements are contracts only if they are made for lawful consideration and with lawful object. It is emphasized in
    • A. 

      Section 10

    • B. 

      Section 23

    • C. 

      Both (a) and (b)

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 5. 
    An agreement for lawful consideration is void. It is emphasized in
    • A. 

      Section 10

    • B. 

      Section 23

    • C. 

      Both (a) and (b)

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 6. 
    An agreement for lawful consideration but with an unlawful object, is          
    • A. 

      Void

    • B. 

      Voidable

    • C. 

      Wager

    • D. 

      Partially illegal

  • 7. 
    An agreement with lawful object but for an unlawful consideration, is ________________.
    • A. 

      Void

    • B. 

      Voidable

    • C. 

      Wager

    • D. 

      Partially unlawful

  • 8. 
    The definition of both the unlawful object and unlawful consideration is given in
    • A. 

      Section 10

    • B. 

      Section 23

    • C. 

      Both (a) and (b)

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 9. 
    The consideration or object of an agreement is considered unlawful where it is (i) forbidden by law                      (ii) fraudulent (iii) immoral                                 (iv) inadequate,
    • A. 

      (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)

    • B. 

      (ii), (iii), (iv)

    • C. 

      (i), (ii), (iv)

    • D. 

      (i) (ii), (iii).

  • 10. 
    In which of the following case, the consideration or object of an agreement is not considered unlawful?
    • A. 

      Where it is opposed to public policy

    • B. 

      Where it defeats the provision of any law

    • C. 

      Where it is not as per the requirement of promisee

    • D. 

      Where it is injurious to another person or his property.

  • 11. 
    The cases in which the object or consideration is considered unlawful, are provided in
    • A. 

      Where it is opposed to public policy

    • B. 

      Where it defeats the provision of any law

    • C. 

      Where it is not as per the requirements of promisee

    • D. 

      Where it is injurious to another person or his property

  • 12. 
    In which of the following cases, the object or consideration of an agreement is considered unlawful ?
    • A. 

      Where it is forbidden by law

    • B. 

      Where it is fraudulent

    • C. 

      Where it is immoral

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    In which of the following cases the object or consideration of an agreement it not unlawful?
    • A. 

      Where it is not opposed to public property

    • B. 

      Where it does not defeat the provision of any law

    • C. 

      Where it is injurious to another person or his property

    • D. 

      Both (a) and (b).

  • 14. 
    Where the object or consideration of an agreement is forbidden by law, the agreement is
    • A. 

      Void

    • B. 

      Voidable

    • C. 

      Valid

    • D. 

      Illegal

  • 15. 
    A agrees to Ra 5 lakhs to B if he (B) procures an employment for A in Income Tax Department. The agreement is
    • A. 

      Valid

    • B. 

      Void

    • C. 

      Voidable

    • D. 

      Contingent

  • 16. 
    A agrees to pay Rs. 2 lakh to B if he kills C. The agreement is
    • A. 

      Valid

    • B. 

      Voidable

    • C. 

      Void

    • D. 

      Wagering

  • 17. 
    Where the object or consideration of an agreement is not directly forbidden by law, but is of such a nature that if permitted. It would defeat the provision of any law, the agreement is
    • A. 

      Contingent

    • B. 

      Voidable

    • C. 

      Valid

    • D. 

      Void

  • 18. 
    A agrees to pay Rs. 25,000 to B if he becomes surety for A in a criminal case pending in the court of law. This agreement is
    • A. 

      Void

    • B. 

      Valid

    • C. 

      Allowed

    • D. 

      Contingent

  • 19. 
    Where the object or consideration of an agreement is fraudulent, the agreement is
    • A. 

      Valid

    • B. 

      Void

    • C. 

      Fraudulent

    • D. 

      Voidable

  • 20. 
    A,B and C entered into an agreement to carry on some fraudulent, business and to share the profit in equal shares. This agreement is
    • A. 

      Valid

    • B. 

      Voidable

    • C. 

      Void

    • D. 

      Fraudulent

  • 21. 
    An agreement to commit a crime or any wrongful act for which a civil suit can be brought is
    • A. 

      Void

    • B. 

      Voidable

    • C. 

      Valid

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 22. 
    Where the object or consideration of an agreement is regarded as immoral, the agreement is
    • A. 

      Void

    • B. 

      Voidable

    • C. 

      Restricted

    • D. 

      Valid

  • 23. 
    A agreed, for some money, to give her daughter for concubine to B. The agreement is
    • A. 

      Valid

    • B. 

      Voidable

    • C. 

      Restricted

    • D. 

      Void

  • 24. 
    Which of the following type of agreement are void being regarded as immoral ?
    • A. 

      Agreement interfering with marital relations.

    • B. 

      Agreement to marry a woman after the death of her husband or after she seeks divorce.

    • C. 

      Agreement with prostitutes.

    • D. 

      All of the above are regarded as immoral, thus void.

  • 25. 
    Where the object or consideration of an agreement is opposed to public policy, the agreement is
    • A. 

      Void

    • B. 

      Voidable

    • C. 

      Valid

    • D. 

      None of these

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