Quasi Contract MCQ Quiz Questions And Answers

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The term quasi-contract is used in the Indian Contract Act, in 
    • A. 

      Sections 68 to 72

    • B. 

      Section 69 only

    • C. 

      Section 71 only

    • D. 

      None of these.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following expression is used in the Indian Contract Act in part dealing with quasi-contracts?
    • A. 

      Quasi-contractual obligations

    • B. 

      Certain relations of quasi-contractual obligations.

    • C. 

      Certain relations resemble those created by contract.

    • D. 

      Obligations in the absence of the actual contract.

  • 3. 
    About quasi-contractual obligations, which of the following statements is correct?
    • A. 

      There is no real contract in existence.

    • B. 

      There is no offer and acceptance.

    • C. 

      There is no intention to make a contract.

    • D. 

      All of these.

  • 4. 
    Quasi-contracts are __________
    • A. 

      Void

    • B. 

      Valid

    • C. 

      Voidable

    • D. 

      Illegal

  • 5. 
    Quasi-contracts are enforceable even if the essential elements of the contract are not there.
    • A. 

      True, as quasi-contractual obligations have been specifically made enforceable.

    • B. 

      False, as an agreement lacking essential elements is void and unenforceable.

  • 6. 
    A quasi-contract is not a contract in the strict sense of the term.
    • A. 

      True, are there is no contract in existence.

    • B. 

      False, as it is included in the definition of a contract under the Indian Contract Act.

  • 7. 
    A quasi-contract is _____________.
    • A. 

      A contract

    • B. 

      A legal obligation

    • C. 

      An agreement

    • D. 

      A contingent contract.

  • 8. 
    A, a tradesman, left certain goods at B's house by mistake. In this case, B,
    • A. 

      Is bound to return the goods under quasi-contractual obligations.

    • B. 

      Is not bound to return the goods as there is no agreement between the two.

    • C. 

      Can use the goods as his own and can also claim compensation from A.

    • D. 

      Is under obligation to make a fresh contract with A for the use of these goods.

  • 9. 
    A, a tradesman, left certain goods at B's house by mistake. If B uses the goods as his own, then can A recover the price from B?  
    • A. 

      Yes, on the basis of quasi-contract.

    • B. 

      No, as there is no agreement, and A cannot get the benefit of his own mistake.

  • 10. 
    The basis of 'quasi-contractual relations' is the
    • A. 

      Existence of a valid contract between the parties.

    • B. 

      Existence of a voidable contract between the parties

    • C. 

      Prevention of unjust enrichment at the expense of others.

    • D. 

      Provisions contained in Section 10 of the Contract Act.

  • 11. 
    Quasi-contractual relations are based upon the intention of the parties.
    • A. 

      True, an intention is the basis of every enforceable contract.

    • B. 

      False, as this relation is imposed upon the parties by the law.

  • 12. 
    The circumstances in which the quasi-contractual relations arise are provided in the Indian Contract Act itself.
    • A. 

      True, as Sections 68 to 72 deal with certain relations resembling those created by contract.

    • B. 

      False, as the situations of quasi-contracts, cannot be specified. It is for the courts to allow such relations, keeping in view the circumstances of the case.

  • 13. 
    In which of the following circumstances do the quasi-contractual obligations arise?
    • A. 

      Liability of a finder of goods.

    • B. 

      Compensation for non-gratuitous acts

    • C. 

      Recovery of payments made by interested persons.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 14. 
    The quasi-contractual obligations arise when a person
    • A. 

      Supplies necessaries to an incompetent person.

    • B. 

      Makes payment of money or delivery of goods or under coercion.

    • C. 

      Both of these.

    • D. 

      None of these.

  • 15. 
    A person supplying necessaries to an incompetent person (such as a minor or lunatic) is entitled to be reimbursed from the property of such person on the basis of
    • A. 

      Valid contract

    • B. 

      Quasi-contract

    • C. 

      Voidable contract

    • D. 

      Contingent contract

  • 16. 
    A person supplying 'necessaries' to an incompetent person is entitled to be reimbursed from the
    • A. 

      Incompetent person personally

    • B. 

      Parents of an incompetent person

    • C. 

      Property of an incompetent person

    • D. 

      Funds with the state government

  • 17. 
    A supplies to B, a lunatic, the 'necessaries' suitable to his condition in life. In this case
    • A. 

      B is personally liable to pay

    • B. 

      B's property is liable.

    • C. 

      B's parents are personally liable.

    • D. 

      If B's property is not sufficient to reimburse, then he is personally liable.

  • 18. 
    A person who supplies 'necessaries' to a minor is entitled to be reimbursed from the property of the minor on the basis of
    • A. 

      Valid contract

    • B. 

      Voidable contract

    • C. 

      Quasi-contract

    • D. 

      Contingent contract.

  • 19. 
    person making payment on behalf of another person can recover the same from such another person even if there is no contract of reimbursement.
    • A. 

      True, as Section 69 allows the reimbursement in such circumstances.

    • B. 

      False, as reimbursement in no case, is possible without a valid contract.

  • 20. 
    In the absence of a contract of reimbursement, which of the following conditions should be satisfied to enable a person to recover the payment made on behalf of another person?
    • A. 

      Person making the payment must be interested in paying the amount.

    • B. 

      Person making the payment must not be legally bound to make the payment.

    • C. 

      Another person must be legally bound to make the payment.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 21. 
    A's property was wrongfully advertised for sale for recovery of government revenue due from B. In order to save his property, A paid the government dues. In this case, A is entitled to recover the number of dues paid by him B on the basis of:
    • A. 

      Government contract

    • B. 

      Valid contract

    • C. 

      Quasi-contract

    • D. 

      None of these.

  • 22. 
    A, a tradesman, left certain goods at B's house by mistake, who treats the goods as his own. In this case,
    • A. 

      B is not bound to pay for the goods as there is no binding contract.

    • B. 

      B is bound to pay as A's act is non-gratuitous and quasi-contract arises between them under Section 70.

    • C. 

      A is not entitled to recover as no such relation arises under Section 70 due to one's own mistake.

    • D. 

      The contract is voidable at the option of either party.

  • 23. 
    Where a person finds certain goods belonging to some other person, the finder
    • A. 

      Becomes the owner of the goods and can use them.

    • B. 

      Is under a duty to trace the true owner and return the goods.

    • C. 

      Can sell the perishable goods if the true owner cannot be found.

    • D. 

      Both (b) and (c).

  • 24. 
    Under the law, the responsibility of a finder of goods is the same as that of a
    • A. 

      Bailee

    • B. 

      Bailor

    • C. 

      Thief

    • D. 

      None of these.

  • 25. 
    A person to whom money has been paid or anything delivered by mistake or under coercion must repay or return it
    • A. 

      True, as quasi -contractual obligations arise in such cases under Section 72.

    • B. 

      False, as the contract affected by mistake or coercion, is not enforceable.

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