LAW GAT Past Papers (Test Paper 5)

LAW Graduate Assessment Test ( LAW GAT) is a compulsory test for enrolling as an advocate in the District Bar Associations of Pakistan. We have arranged here the Law GAT Past Papers (Test Paper 4). Law GAT is held every 3 months. The test comprises MCQs of Constitution, Jurisprudence, Civil Law, Criminal Law, Qanoon-e-Shahadat, and English language. You can also apply for LAW GAT when the date announced by visiting this link.

This is the 5th test paper of LAW GAT. You can view Test paper 1, Test paper 2, Test Paper 3, and Test paper 4 also.

LAW GAT Past Papers Test Paper 5

The following are the questions for Law GAT Test Paper 5:

LAW GAT Constitution MCQs

The following are the LAW GAT questions about Constitution:

1. The first Martial Law was imposed by Field Marshal Muhammad Ayub Khan on October 7, 1958. It prolonged to:
(a) January 10, 1960
(b) October 15, 1961
(c) June 8, 1962
(d) July 20, 1963
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2. According to the Constitution of Pakistan, the Head of the State is:
(a) Prime Minister
(b) President
(c) Chief Justice
(d) Chief of Army Staff
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3. According to The first Chief Justice of Pakistan was:
(a) Abdur Rashid
(b) Zafar-ul-Haq
(c) Mushtaq Hussain
(d) Sajjad Ali Shah
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4. The first women Prime Minister of Pakistan is:
(a) Fatima Jinnah
(b) Begum Rana Liaqat Ali
(c) Benazir Bhutto
(d) Nusrat Bhutto
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5. The first female Governor of Pakistan was:
(a) Begum Jinnah
(b) Begum Shahnawaz
(c) Begum Rana Liaquat Ali
(d) Benazir Bhutto
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6. The first Foreign Minister of Pakistan was:
(a) Sartaj Aziz
(b) Abdus Sattar Niazi
(c) Sir Zaffarullah Khan
(d) Yaqoob Khan
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7. According to the constitution of Pakistan, the Head of the Government is:
(a) Prime Minister
(b) President
(c) Governor
(d) Chief Justice
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8. The Lower House of the Parliament is:
(a) Senate
(b) National Assembly
(c) Cabinet
(d) None of these
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9. The Upper House of the Parliament is:
(a) Senate
(b) National Assembly
(c) Cabinet
(d) None of these
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10. Which article of the Constitution provides that there will be a President of Pakistan?
(a) 35
(b) 41
(c) 47
(d) 50
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11. The majority of the cabinet ministers are always from:
(a) The House of Lords
(b) The House of Commons
(c) The Parliament
(d) None of them
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12. John Major was the Prime Minister of who belonged to:
(a) Labour party
(b) Conservative party
(c) Social democratic party
(d) None of these
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13. Mr. Winston Churchill was Prime Minister:
(a) During First World War
(b) during the War of the Boires
(c) During the War against Argentina
(d) None of these
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14. The sovereignty of Parliament has also been limited by the statute of the west Minister act of:
(a) 1931
(b) 1932
(c) 1933
(d) 1934
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15. Rule of law is the limitation of:
(a) House of Commons
(b) House of Lords
(c) Parliament
(d) None of these
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16. A large number of acts of indemnity were passed from:
(a) 1782 to 1828
(b) 1727 to 1828
(c) 1728 to 1829
(d) 1827 to 1828
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17. What was the 10th Amendment in United States Constitution?
(a) Trial and Punishment
(b) Search and Seizure
(c) Powers of the States and People
(d) Slavery Abolished
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18. 10th Amendment in United States Constitution took place on:
(a) 15th December 1791
(b) 11th December 1792
(c) 15th December 1795
(d) 25th December 1799
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19. The American constitution is:
(a) A rigid constitution
(b) An elaborate constitution
(c) An elastic constitution
(d) A redundant constitution
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20. The very first notable feature of the American constitution is:
(a) Democratic centralism
(b) Democratic de-centralism
(c) Popular sovereignty
(d) None of these
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LAW GAT Jurisprudence MCQs

The following are the LAW GAT questions about Jurisprudence:

21. Jurisprudence is the application of the law to
(a) Legal problems
(b) Social pro bl ems
(c) Economic problems
(d) None of these
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22. The realist movement, which began in the late:
(a) Thirteenth century
(b) Seventeenth century
(c) Eighteenth century
(d) Nineteenth century
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23. Realists held a skeptical attitude toward legal science. “The life of the law has not been logic, it has been experienced,” Holmes wrote in:
(a) 1881
(b) 1891
(c) 1871
(d) 1851
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24. The word Qur’an was derived from the word Qarra. What does mean by Qarra?
(a) He read
(b) He collected together
(c) He recited
(d) All of these
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25. In accordance with Qur’an by which method(s) revelation was granted to Holy Prophet (PBUH)?
(a) Speak to a Prophet except by inspiring
(b) From behind a veil
(c) By sending a messenger
(d) All of these
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26. The first method of the revelation of the Holy Qur’an is Wahi. What does mean by Wahi?
(a) Inspiration
(b) Expression
(c) Excitation
(d) Revelation
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27. The method of revelation from behind the veil is referred to as:
(a) Kashf
(b) Ruya
(c) Both of these
(d) None of these
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28. Kashf means “vision”. What does mean by Ruya?
(a) To visualize
(b) To Inspire
(c) To Awaken
(d) To Dream
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29. In the beginning, the revelation to the Holy Prophet (PBUH) was in the form of dreams. Which was the highest form of revelation?
(a) From behind a veil
(b) Coming of the angel in the shape of the handsome sahabi
(c) Dreams
(d) None of these
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30. Which was the most difficult method of revelation to the Holy Prophet (PBUH)?
(a) Coming of the angel in the form of a person
(b) Through dreams
(c) As the ringing of a bell & hearing the voice of the angel exclusively by the Holy Prophet (PBUH)
(d) From behind the veil
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31. Which is called the science of the law?
(a) Jurisprudence
(b) Natural Law
(c) Rights Law
(d) Civil Law
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32. What is jurisprudence?
(a) the study of legal decisions
(b) all intellectual Inquiries about law
(c) the study of what law is
(d) None of these
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33. The taking of possession of the subject matter of gift by the donee, either actually or constructively is:
(a) Optional upon the will of the donor
(b) Not a must to complete a gift
(c) Essential to complete a gift
(d) None of the above
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34. A gift without delivery is:
(a) Valid
(b) Voidable
(c) Void
(d) All of the above
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35. A trust for an unborn person will be:
(a) Valid
(b) Void
(c) Voidable
(d) None of the above
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36. A gift in form of a trust is:
(a) Valid
(b) Void
(c) Voidable
(d) None of the above
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37. According to Shia law, no right of pre-emption exists in the case of property owned by:
(a) Two co-owners
(b) Less than two co-owners
(c) More than two co-owners
(d) None of the above
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38. The Shia law does not recognize the right of pre-emption on the ground of:
(a) Vicinage
(b) Participation in the appendages
(c) Both of the above
(d) None of the above
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39. At the end of the 1st century of Hijrah the first. an attempt was made for the collection of ahadis. Where was an early attempt made for the collection of ahadis?
(a) Syria
(b) Iraq
(c) Both of these
(d) None of these
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40. Name the first man to issue regular orders to collect and write Ahadis?
(a) Hazrat Umer ibn Abdul Aziz (R.A.)
(b) Hazrat Usman bin Affan (R.A.)
(c) Hazrat Umer ibn Khattab (R.A.)
(d) Hazrat Ali bin Abu Talib (R.A.)
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LAW GAT Civil Law MCQs

The following are the LAW GAT questions about Civil Law:

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41. Judge means the Presiding Officer of:
(a) A criminal Court
(b) A Civil Court
(c) A Session Court
(d) A High Court
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42. No decree shall be reversed or modified for error or irregularity not affecting:
(a) The merits of the case
(b) The jurisdiction of the court
(c) Immaterial issue of law
(d) a & b
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43. Which Section of the Punjab Civil Courts Ordinance, 1962 deals with Exercise by Civil Judges of Jurisdiction of District Courts in certain proceedings?
(a) 14
(b) 11
(c) 13
(d) 12
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44. Which Section of the Punjab Civil Courts Ordinance, 1962 deals with Places of sitting of Courts?
(a) 14
(b) 11
(c) 13
(d) 12
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45. Civil Procedure Code:
(a) Does not apply to Revenue Courts
(b) Applies to the Revenue Courts by Notification of the provincial Government
(c) According to the consent of the parties.
(d) None of the above
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45. Power of first Appellate Court are:
(a) Cannot determine the issues of laws afresh
(b) Can determine the issues of laws and facts with its own findings
(c) Can refer the matter to Higher Courts in case of difference with the trial Court.
(d) None of the above
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46. Power of first Appellate Court are:
(a) Cannot determine the issues of laws afresh
(b) Can determine the issues of laws and facts with its own findings
(c) Can refer the matter to Higher Courts in case of difference with the trial Court.
(d) None of the above
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47. The appeal is competent only against:
(a) Every Judgment
(b) Every decree
(c) Decree passed by Consent of Parties
(d) None of the above
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48. Where one party is in a position to dominate the will of another and uses his superior position to obtain the consent of a weaker party, the consent is said to be obtained by:
(a) undue influence
(b) fraud
(c) coercion
(d) misrepresentation
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49. An agreement, which prevents a person from carrying a lawful business is:
(a) void
(b) Valid
(c) Voidable
(d) Contingent
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50. Agreement with a view to defraud others is:
(a) legal
(b) void
(c) voidable
(d) valid
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51. Decree passed by Consent of parties by the Civil Judge can be voided on the gerunds of fraud played by one of the parties to the decree:
(a) By appeal to the Higher Court
(b) By making an application to this same court
(c) By filing a Separate Suit.
(d) None of the above
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52. The Court of Civil Judge passing the decree if applied for execution of the decree passed by it:
(a) Cannot stay the operation of the decree
(b) Can stay the execution till filing of the appeal to the higher court
(c) Can stay the execution even after the period for filing the appeal is expired.
(d) None of the above
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53. The property of the defendant can be attached:
(a) Only after the decree is passed against him
(b) Anytime after the suit is filed
(c) both a & b
(d) None of the above
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54. The suit property is in danger of being wasted, the injunction to restrain such waste can be obtained alone by the:
(a) Plaintiff filing the suit
(b) By any party to the suit including the defendant
(c) By a person not yet party to the suit.
(d) None of the above
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55. Where the several Courts having jurisdiction are subordinate to the same appellate court, an application under section 22 of C.P.C, 1908 shall be made to:
(a) The court within the local limit of whose the cause of action has arisen
(b) The Appellate Court
(c) The High Court
(d) The High Court within the local limits of whose jurisdiction the court in which the suit is brought is situate
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56. Under section 126 of C.P.C, 1908 the rules which made the “Rule Committees” shall be subject to the previous approval of the:
(a) High Court
(b) Local Government
(c) Provincial Government
(d) Federal Government
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57. Exemption of certain women from personal appearance in the court comes under section:
(a) 129 of C.P.C, 1908
(b) 130 of C.P.C, 1908
(c) 131 of C.P.C, 1908
(d) 132 of C.P.C, 1908
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58. Under section 135 of C.P.C, 1908 no Judge, Magistrate or other judicial officers shall be liable to arrest under civil process while:
(a) Going to his court
(b) Presiding in his court
(c) Returning from his court
(d) All of the above
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59. A member of Legislature or any committee of the legislature shall not be liable to arrest or detention in prison under civil process during:
(a) The continuance of any meeting of such legislature or committee
(b) Fourteen days before such meeting
(c) 14 days after such meeting
(d) All of the above
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60. In the case of discretionary order the defense of _____ cannot prevail when a period is fixed by limitation.
(a) limitation
(b) Equity
(c) Laches
(d) None of these
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LAW GAT Criminal Law MCQs

The following are the LAW GAT questions about Criminal Law:

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61. The punishment of taking gratification for exercise of personal influence with a public servant is:
(a) Life imprisonment
(b) Death penalty
(c) Rigorous imprisonment extendable to five years
(d) Simple imprisonment extendable to one year with/without fine
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62. Any public servant who disobeys the law, with intent to cause injury to any person shall be:
(a) Expelled from service
(b) Court-martial
(c) Punished with rigorous imprisonment extendable to six months with fine
(d) Simple imprisonment extendable to one year with fine or both
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63. Giving false evidence is an offense under PPC as given in section:
(a) 189
(b) 191
(c) 190
(d) 192
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64. Anyone guilty of sale of adulterated drugs shall be punished with:
(a) Imprisonment extendable to six months
(b) Fine extendable to one thousand rupees
(c) Both of the above
(d) All of the above
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65. Anyone guilty of deliberate and malicious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs shall be punished with:
(a) Imprisonment extendable to ten years, or with fine, or with both
(b) Imprisonment extendable to eleven years, or with fine, or with both
(c) Imprisonment extendable to fifteen years, or with fine, or with both
(d) None of the above
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66. A person is said to ___ when such person is wrongfully kept out of any property, as well as when such person is wrongfully deprived of property

(a) Wrongful gain
(b) Wrongful loss
(e) Gaining wrongfully
(d) losing wrongfully
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67. ____ denotee the death of a human being unless the contrary appears from the context.
(a) Life
(b) Death
(c) Animal
(d) Vessel
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68. ____ denotes any living creature other than a human being
(a) Life
(b) Death
(c) Animal
(d) Vessel
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(69) ___ denotes anything made for the conveyance by water or human beings or of property:
(a) Life
(b) Death
(c) Animal
(d) Vessel
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70. Wherever the word __ or the word __ is used, it is to be understood that the year or the month is to be reckoned according to the British calendar:
(a) Year, Month
(b) Section
(c) Oath
(d) Good faith
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71. Table of the offenses compoundable under the sections of PPC is given under section:
(a) 344
(b) 345
(c) 346
(d) 347
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72. If a Magistrate upon taking evidence finds the accused not guilty:
(a) He shall not record the order of acquittal
(b) He shall record an order of acquittal
(c) He shall only record an order
(d) He shall retrial the cast:
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73. Which Secti0n of the Code of Criminal Procedure 1898 deals with a Procedure when a police officer deputes subordinates to arrest without Warrant?
(a) 55
(b) 54
(c) 56
(d) 53
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74. In calculating fractions of terms of punishment under Section 57 of the Cr. P.C., the imprisonment for life shall be reckoned as equivalent to impeachment for:
(a) 25 years
(b) 15 yeas
(e) 12 ½ yeas
(d) Whole life
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75. Which Section of Code of Criminal Procedure 1898 deals with Refusal to give name and residence?
(a) 55
(b) 54
(c) 56
(d) 57
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76. Information in the non-cognizable case is lodged under section:
(a) 154 of Cr. P.C
(b) 157 of Cr. P.C
(c) 155 of Cr. P.C
(d) 158 of Cr. P.C,
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77. In case of sentence of death on a pregnant woman, the High Court shall:
(a) Forgive the woman
(b) Postpone the sentence
(c) Execute the woman
(d) None of the above
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78. After the Decree has been announced, the decree sheet is prepared by:
(a) The Presiding Officer himself
(b) The Reader of the Court
(c) The Ahlmad of the Court
(d) None of these
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79. The name of the statute relating to criminal proceedings in Pakistan is:
(a) C.P.C.
(b) Criminal Procedure Code.
(c) The Code of Criminal Procedure 1898
(d) None of these
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80. A warrant for the execution of any sentence shall be issued by:
(a) High Court
(b) Session Court
(c) Judge or Magistrate who passed the sentence
(d) a & C
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Law GAT Qanun-E-Shahadat Order, 1984 & Principles Of Evidence MCQs

The following are the LAW GAT questions about Qanun-E-Shahadat Order, 1984:

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81. No per on who is or has been married to any person shall be compelled to disclose any communication made to him, during his marriage, by the one who is married to him nor shall he be permitted to disclose any such communication without prior permission except:
(a) In suits between married persons
(b) Proceedings in which one married person is prosecuted for any crime committed by other
(c) When the affair is not of personal nature
(d) a & b
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82. According to article 12, no one shall be compelled to disclose to the court, etc. exercising judicial or quasi-judicial authority, any communication which has taken place between him and his legal professional adviser, unless:
(a) He let go of the services of his legal adviser
(b) His legal heirs offers themselves as witness
(c) He offers himself as a witness
(d) All of the above
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83. Which Article of Qanun-e-Shahadat Order 1984 deals with When oral admissions as to contents of documents are relevant?
(a) 30
(b) 33
(c) 31
(d) 35
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84. A person not called as a witness, is summoned to produce a document:
(a) He can be cross-examined
(b) He can’t be cross-examined
(c) The matter of cross-examination is to be decided by the Court
(d) None of the above
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85. Which Article of Qanun-e-Shahadat Order 1984 deals with Relevancy of fact, forming part, of some transaction?
(a) 10
(b) 13
(c) 11
(d) 19
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86. Confession can be made by the:
(a) Accused
(b) Accused as well as his agent
(c) Accused as well as his representatives
(d) None of the above
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87. Which Article of Qanun-e-Shahadat Order 1984 deals with Previous judgments relevant to bar a Second suit or trial?
(a) 50
(c) 51
(b) 54
(d) 52
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88. In criminal cases, previous good character is:
(a) Relevant
(b) Irrelevant
(c) Partly relevant, partly irrelevant
(d) All of the above
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89. A fact is said to be not proved when it is neither proved nor disproved:
(a) False
(b) True
(c) Bath a & b
(d) None of the above
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90. Obligation of an advocate regarding professional communication as stated in article 9 of Qanun-e-Shahadat does not continue after employment has ceased:
(a) False
(b) True
(c) Bath a & b
(d) None of them
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Law GAT English Legal Language MCQs

The following are the LAW GAT questions about the English legal Language:

91. A writ which is not a writ fright but is a discretionary one Ordinarily it is invoked in those cases where a quasi-judicial authority has either acted in access of jurisdiction or failed to observe the principles of natural justice is known as:
(a) Writ of mandamus
(b) Writ of prohibition
(c) Writ of Quo warrants
(d) Writ of certiorari
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92. Term the judge’s written explanation of the decision of the court or of a majority of judges?
(a) Order
(b) Decision
(c) Detailed order
(d) Opinion
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93. Per curiam is a legal term from Latin “by the court”. What is referred to by this term?
(a) Judicial opinion of the majority of judges
(b) Said of a judicial opinion presented as that of the entire court rather than of any judge
(c) Majority decision of
(d) None of them
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94. A writ which would be issued only where a legal right vests in the petitioner and a corresponding statutory or public duty is to be performed by the respondent is called:
(a) Mandamus
(b) Certiorari
(c) Quo-Warrants
(d) Prohibition
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95. Bail means:
(a) To release the accused executing Bond
(b) To discharge the accused
(c) To acquit the accused
(d) None of these
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96. What is meant by the term beyond a reasonable doubt?
(a) A proved crime
(b) No more proof
(c) The highest level of proof required to win a case
(d) None of them
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97. Which term is used for spoken words that have a damaging effect on a person’s reputation?
(a) Slander
(b) Libel
(c) Contempt
(d) Defamation
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98. What is called a loan of money advanced to purchase the property?
(a) Bank loan
(b) Mortgage
(c) Commercial loan
(d) Property advance
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99. What is called that person who is representing a minor or mental patient involved in legal proceedings?
(a) Bailiff
(b) Solicitor
(c) Next friend
(d) None of them
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100. What is term the final decision of the court?
(a) Enactment
(b) Decision
(c) Decree
(d) Judgement
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Question No. 18
All the options for correct Answer are the same: i.e
(a) 15th December 1791
(b) 15th December 1791
(c) 15th December 1791
(d) 15th December 1791

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