PPSC Past Papers of Law


(i)  Non-Cognizable Offence is:
(a) an offence in which a police officer can arrest without warrant
(b) an offence in which a police officer cannot arrestwithout warrant
(c) an offence in which a police officer cannot arrest an accused person
(d) None of these
(ii)  A Justice of Peace appointed under the Code of Criminal Procedure (V of 1898) for the purpose
of making an arrest has the power of:
(a) a Magistrate (b) a Judicial Magistrate
(c) a Police Officer (d) None of these
(iii)  A Magistrate First Class can tray:
(a) all offences punishable with death (b) all offences not punishable with death (c) all offences punishable with imprisonment of 6 montths (d) None of these
(iv)  A police officer is bound to bring a person arrested by him before the court: (a) within 24 hours (b) within 36 hours
(c) as soon as possible (d) None of these
(v)  A person convicted on a trial held by an Additional Sessions Judge may appeal to:
(a) the Sessions Judge (b) the High Court
(c) the Supreme Court (d) None of these
(vi)  After a charge has been framed against an accused person, he may be:
(a) discharged (b) acquitted
(c) either (a) or (b) (d) None of these
(vii)  A Cognizable Offence is:
(a) an offence in which a police officer can arrest without warrant
(b) an offence in which a police officer cannot arrest without warrant
(c) an offence in which a police officer cannot arrest an accused person
(d) None of these
(viii)  A was driving at a normal speed on a highway. Suddenly a child ran before his car to cross the
road. A could not stopped and, consequently, the boy was killed. He should be prosecuted for:
(a) Murder (b) Negligence
(c) Culpable Homicide (d) None of these
(ix)  A saw an armed person entering his house in the mid-night who abruptly opened fire on A. A also
opened fire on him and killed him. He has committed:
(a) Murder (b) Culpable Homicide
(c) Negligence (d) None of these
(x)  An anonymous person informed A,a very wealthy smuggler of wheat, on telephone that his minor
son was in his custody and if A does not donate Rs.500,000/- to the local “sateemkhana”he
would break his son’s legs. The caller committed which of the following offence:
(a) no offence (b) Kidnap (c) Extortion (d) None of these
(xi)  When five or more persons, by fighting in a football ground, disturb the public peace, they are
said to commit the following offence:
(a) Affray (b) Rioting (c) Unlawful Assembly (d) None of these
(xii)  When five or more persons armed with deadly weapons, enter some ones house, they are said to
commit the following offence:
(a) Affray (b) Rioting (c) Criminal Trespass (d) None of these
(xiii)  A private person may arrest another person, who in his view has committed a:
(a) non-bailable offence (b) cognizable offence (c) both (a) & (b) (d) None of these
(xiv)  A warrant of arrest must be issued by:
(a) an A.S.P. of Police (b) the Home Secretary
(c) the presiding judge of the court issuing the warrant (d) None of these
(xv)  A lunatic who is not prevented by his lunacy from understanding the questions put to him is:
(a) a competent witness
(b) is not a competent witness
(c) is not a competent witness if has not attained the age of majority
(d) None of these
(xvi)  A person who has been convicted for perjury is:
(a) is not a competent if has notattained the age of majority
(b) a competent witness
(c) a competent witness provided the court is satisfied that he had repented and mended his ways
(d) None of these
(xvii)  In which of the following an accomplice is not a competent witness:
(a) offences punishable with death (b) offences punishable with hadd
(c) offences punishable with confiscation of property (d) None of these
(xviii) In criminal cases previous good character is:
(a) irrelevant
(b) relevant
(c) relevant if proved with oath
(d) None of these
(xix)  In criminal cases previous bad character is:
(a) irrelevant
(b) relevant
(c) relevant only when accused provides evidence of his good character
(d) None of these
(xx)  The contents of a document may be proved?
(a) only by primary evidence (b) by primary as well as secondary evidence
(c) only by secondary evidence (d) None of these

 

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