Void Agreements

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  • 1. 
    The term 'void agreement' is defined in _____________.               
    • A. 

      Section 2(a)

    • B. 

      Section 2(b)

    • C. 

      Section 2(g)

    • D. 

      Section 2(h)

  • 2. 
    A void agreement is one which is
    • A. 

      Not enforceable by law.

    • B. 

      Enforceable at the option of both parties.

    • C. 

      Enforceable at the option of one party.

    • D. 

      Enforceable with permission of court.

  • 3. 
    As per Section 2(g) an agreement not enforceable by law is said to be __________
    • A. 

      Voidable

    • B. 

      Void

    • C. 

      Valid

    • D. 

      Invalid.

  • 4. 
    Certain types of agreements have been expressly declared to be void by the Indian Contract Act.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following types of agreements have been expressly declared to be void? (i)  Agreement by persons not competent to contract [Section 10]. (ii)  Agreement under mutual mistake of fact [Section 20]. (iii)  Agreement with unlawful object or consideration [Section 23].  (iv)  Agreements with inadequate consideration
    • A. 

      (i), (ii), (iii)

    • B. 

      (i), (iii), (iv)

    • C. 

      (i), (ii), (iv)

    • D. 

      (ii), (iii), (iv).

  • 6. 
    Which of the following types of agreements have been expressly declared to be void ? (i)  Agreements without consideration [Section 25]. (ii) Agreements in restraint of marriage [Section 26]. (iii) Agreements in restraint of trade [Section 27]. (iv) Agreements with inadequate consideration.
    • A. 

      (i), (ii),(iv)

    • B. 

      (ii), (iii), (iv)

    • C. 

      (i), (iii), (iv)

    • D. 

      (i), (ii), (iii)

  • 7. 
    Which of the following types of agreements have been expressly declared to be void?
    • A. 

      Agreements in restraint of legal proceedings [Section 28].

    • B. 

      Agreements with uncertain meanings [Section 29]

    • C. 

      Agreements to do impossible act [Section 56]

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Wagering agreements have been declared to be void under
    • A. 

      Section 24

    • B. 

      Section 30

    • C. 

      Section 29

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 9. 
     An agreement in restraint of marriage i.e., which prevents a person from marrying, is 
    • A. 

      Valid

    • B. 

      Voidable

    • C. 

      Void

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 10. 
    Agreements in restraint of marriage have been declared void under
    • A. 

      Section 26

    • B. 

      Section 27

    • C. 

      Section 28

    • D. 

      Section 29

  • 11. 
    Every agreement in restraint of marriage of any person other then a minor, is
    • A. 

      Voidable

    • B. 

      Void

    • C. 

      Valid

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 12. 
    An agreement in restraint of marriage is void if the restraint is
    • A. 

      Complete only

    • B. 

      Partial only

    • C. 

      Compete or partial

    • D. 

      Approved by court.

  • 13. 
    An agreement which puts restriction on a person from marrying is void under Section 26 being an agreement in restraint of
    • A. 

      Liberty

    • B. 

      Marriage

    • C. 

      Legal right

    • D. 

      Social right.

  • 14. 
    An agreement which prevents a person from marrying altogether is
    • A. 

      Allowed

    • B. 

      Allowed with court permission

    • C. 

      Void

    • D. 

      Voidable

  • 15. 
    An agreement which prevents a person from marrying a particular person or a person of particular class ,is
    • A. 

      Void

    • B. 

      Voidable

    • C. 

      Valid

    • D. 

      Allowed with court permission

  • 16. 
    An agreement which prevents a person from marrying for a fixed period only, is valid.
    • A. 

      True,as it is not regarded as an agreement in restraint of marriage

    • B. 

      False,as it also falls in the category of agreements in restraint of marriage

  • 17. 
    An agreement in restraint of marriage is valid in case of
    • A. 

      Married persons

    • B. 

      Educated persons

    • C. 

      Minors

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 18. 
    An agreement which prevents a person from marrying a particular person., is valid
    • A. 

      True,as partial restraint is recognised try law.

    • B. 

      False,as both restraints, complete or partial, makes the agreement void

  • 19. 
    Under the English Law, an agreement restraint of marriage is void, if it puts a
    • A. 

      A partial restraint only

    • B. 

      An absolute restraint only

    • C. 

      Either partial or absolute restraint

    • D. 

      An absolute restraint with court permission

  • 20. 
    Under the English Law, as agreement restraining marriage with particular person or with a person of particular community, is
    • A. 

      Void

    • B. 

      Voidable

    • C. 

      Illegal

    • D. 

      Valid

  • 21. 
    Agreements in restraint of trade have been expressly declared void under
    • A. 

      Section 26

    • B. 

      Section 27

    • C. 

      Section 28

    • D. 

      Section 29

  • 22. 
    An agreement which prevents a person from carrying a lawful business, is   _____________. 
    • A. 

      Valid

    • B. 

      Void

    • C. 

      Voidable

    • D. 

      Contingent

  • 23. 
    An agreement is void if it restrains anyone from exercising
    • A. 

      A lawful profession, trade or business

    • B. 

      Any profession, trade or business

    • C. 

      An unlawful profession, trade or business

    • D. 

      None of these.

  • 24. 
     As per Section 27, every agreement by which anyone is restrained from exercising a lawful profession, trade or business of any kind, is
    • A. 

      Completely void

    • B. 

      Completely voidable

    • C. 

      To that extent void

    • D. 

      To that extent voidable.

  • 25. 
    An agreement in a restraint of trade is void only it the restraint imposed, is ___________
    • A. 

      Complete

    • B. 

      Partial

    • C. 

      Conditional

    • D. 

      Any of these

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