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A quasi-contract is a fictional contract recognised by a court. The notion of a quasi-contract can be traced to Roman law and is still a concept used in some modern legal systems. Learn More about Quasi Contracts in this quiz Share this quiz about Quasi Contracts with your mates and on your social media to spread knowledge!


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  • 1. 
    A quasi contract is an obligation which the law creates in the absence of any agreement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The term quasi contact 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.

  • 3. 
    Which of the  following expression is used in the Indian Contract Act in the part dealing with quasi contracts ?
    • A. 

      Quasi-contractual obligations

    • B. 

      Certain relations of quasi-contractual obligations.

    • C. 

      Certain relations resembling those created by contract.

    • D. 

      Obligations in the absence of actual contract.

  • 4. 
    About a 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.

  • 5. 
    Quasi contracts are __________
    • A. 

      Void

    • B. 

      Valid

    • C. 

      Voidable

    • D. 

      Illegal

  • 6. 
    Quasi contracts are enforceable even if the essential elements of contract are not there.
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

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

  • 7. 
    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 contract under the Indian Contract Act.

  • 8. 
    A quasi contract is _____________.
    • A. 

      A contract

    • B. 

      A legal obligation

    • C. 

      An agreement

    • D. 

      A contingent contract.

  • 9. 
    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.

  • 10. 
    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.

  • 11. 
    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.

  • 12. 
    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.

  • 13. 
    The circumstances in which the quasi - contractual relations arise are provided in the Indian Contract Act itself.
    • A. 

      True, as Section 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.

  • 14. 
    In which of the following circumstances, 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.

  • 15. 
    The quasi - contractual obligations arise where 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.

  • 16. 
    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

  • 17. 
    A person supplying 'necessaries' to an incompetent person is entitled to be reimbursed from the
    • A. 

      Incompetent person personally

    • B. 

      Parents of incompetent person

    • C. 

      Property of incompetent person

    • D. 

      Funds with the state government

  • 18. 
    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, than he is personally liable.

  • 19. 
    A person who supplies 'necessaries' to a minor is entitled to be reimbursed from the property of minor on the basis of
    • A. 

      Valid contract

    • B. 

      Voidable contract

    • C. 

      Quasi contract

    • D. 

      Contingent contract.

  • 20. 
    A person making payment on behalf another person, can recover the same from such other person even if there is no contract of rembursement.
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

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

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