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Interview Questions For Judicial Service Aspirants

Q.1. Which Amendment Act of the Constitution of India reduced the voting age from 21 years to 18 years?
Ans. The Sixty First Amendment Act.

Q.2. Define Novation?
Ans. It means substitution of new contract in place of original contract.

Q.3. Which set of Bills is presented to the Parliament along with budget?
Ans. Finance Bill and Appropriation Bill.

Q.4. Who can be a guardian in minor’s marriage in Sunni law?
Ans. Father.

Q.5. In which case did the Supreme Court hold that ‘right to sleep’ is a Fundamental Right?
Ans. In Re Ramlila Maidan case.

Q.6. What is the minimum number of persons required to form a Private Limited Company as per the new Companies Act, 2013?
Ans. One.

Q.7. When can a charge be altered?
Ans. It can be altered before the pronouncement of judgment.

Q.8. What is the object behind recording the statement under Section 313 Cr PC?
Ans. The purpose is to enable the accused to personally explain the circumstances appearing against him in evidence.

Q.9. In which case did the Supreme Court hold that ‘Death sentence can be given in the rarest of rare cases?
Ans. Bachan Singh v. State of Punjab.

Q.10. What is the effect of rejection of an application for permission to sue as a Pauper?
Ans. It bars a fresh application on the same cause of action.

Q.11. What do you mean by the expression “time requisite” used under section 12 of the Limitation Act, 1963?
Ans. It means Actual time taken.

Q.12. What do you mean by Animus Deserdendi?
Ans. It means intention to desert.

Q.13. What is the maximum period of limitation prescribed under the Limitation Act, 1963?
Ans. 30 years

Q.14. What do you mean by the period of Limitation?
Ans. It means the period of limitation prescribed for any suit, appeal or application by the Schedule.

Q.15. In which section of the Evidence Act is the Rule of Estoppel enshrined?
Ans. Section115 of the Evidence Act.

NOTE: 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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