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Interview Questions For Judicial Service Aspirants

Q.1 What is suit?
Ans. Civil suit instituted by way of presentation of plaint is known as suit.

Q.2. In which case rule of sub judice is not applicable?
Ans. Suit pending in a foreign court.

Q.3. Is a decree passed in contravention of section 10 is a nullity?
Ans. No.

Q.4 Who is a performa defendant?
Ans. A defendant to the suit against whom no relief is claimed is a performa defendant.

Q.5. How can a foreign judgment be enforced in India?
Ans. There are two ways by which a foreign judgment can be enforced in India, namely:-
(i) By instituting a suit in India on such foreign judgment.
(ii) By instituting execution proceedings in certain cases as mentioned in section 44A CPC,1908.

Q.6. Can a gift as to future property be made?
Ans. No, it is void.

Q.7. For confirmation of death sentence upon an accused, what is the minimum number of Judges required?
Ans. Minimum two judges of the High Court.

Q.8. Till what stage can a court alter the charge?
Ans. At any time before the judgment is pronounced.

Q.9. Under section 482 CrPC, which court can exercise its inherent powers?
Ans. High Court only.

Q.10. Define theft?
Ans. Taking or moving of any movable property dishonestly, out of the possession of any person without his consent is called Theft.

Q.11. When may leading question be asked?
Ans. It may be asked in cross examination.

Q.12. Define Novation?
Ans. When the parties to a contract substitute a new contract in place of the old contract, it is called ‘novation of contract’.

Q.13. Name any two Directive Principles of State Policy?
Ans. (1) Uniform Civil Code for the citizens.
(2) Organization of Panchayats.

Q.14. Can a Hindu man take a second wife with the written consent of his first wife?
Ans. No.

Q.15. To which class I or II of the Schedule prescribed in the Hindu Succession Act, 1956 does ‘Father’ belong?
Ans. Father is successor in Class II.

Q. 16. Who is a Sajjadanashin?
Ans. Incharge of Khankah is known as Sajjadanashin.

Q.17. Define Res gestae?
Ans. Facts so connected with a fact in issue as to form part of the same transaction is known as res gestae.

Q.18. What are the kinds of notice?
Ans. (i) Direct Notice (ii) Constructive Notice.

Q.19. Can a mere right to sue be transferred?
Ans. No.

Q.20. How can preventive relief be granted by the courts?
Ans. It is granted in the form of temporary or permanent injunctions

NOTE: These are sample questions for interview. The answers are suggestive. Kindly verify from  the basic documents, judgments, gazette notifications or recommended textbooks in case of doubts. Answers given by the author herein  are his own personal views and neither the publisher nor the author holds any responsibility for any mistake that may have inadvertently crept in.


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