Practice Test


1) Can a promise to pay money to a witness served with a notice be enforced


2) A gives to B Rs.5,00,000 to be given to C .B informs C that he is holding the money for him .but afterwards B refuses to pay the money .C sues B for the money .B intends that C cannot sue as he was not a party to the contract .Will the contention of B be upheld


3) R promised to pay a subscription of Rs.5,000 to S for the G.M.Fund . He later change his mind. could the amount be recovered from raj ?


4) NO CONSIDERATION NO CONTRACT" does not apply to completed gift, i.e. gifts given & accepted.


5) A find's B's purse & gives it back to him .B promises to give A Rs.50 .this is


6) There can be a stranger to a consideration but not a stranger to a contract


7) A writes to B 'I am willing to sell my car as it is today for Rs.75,000'.B replies ,'I can buy it for Rs.65,000'.A keeps quite. subsequently, B writes 'I will buy it for Rs.75,000'.there is a binding promise in this case


8) A promiser is not normally bound by his promise unless some consideration is offered by the promisee


9) J married K & left for US , promising to pay K Rs.50,000 p.m till such time J was in US .this case is


10) Can a contract which is made by a deed (i.e.a contract under seal ) be valid even if it is made without consideration ?


11) Can a time-barred debt adjust by a creditor, where the debtor makes the payment without indicating the debt to be adjusted ?


12) Past consideration is no consideration in India


13) Inadequate of consideration is relevant in determining the question of


14) Hari owes Rs.1 lakh to Maya, Maya is entitled to recover this amount from Hari.this is called


15) The general max. of law is that when money is paid ,it is to be applicable according to the expressed will of


16) A consideration is


17) Consideration & objects are unlawful when it is


18) What does the max.'Ex Nudo pacto non oritur actio' ,mean ?


19) A who is indebted to B ,sells his property to C ,C promises to pay off the debt to B .when C fails top pay B has no right to sue C ,because


20) X's brother runs away from the house .Y who is an employee of X offers to search for the brother & goes out for the purpose .in the absence of Y ,X offers a reward of Rs.1 lakh to any one who can either find out the brother or give clues enabling X find his brother.Y finds out X's brother & claims therewards even though he did not know about it earlier .in this case- Y is entitled to the reward


21) Consideration may be also be offered by a person other than the promise


22) Consideration must be


23) An essential feature of consideration is that


24) Adequacy of consideration is to be seen from the view point of


25) A contracts with B that if A practices as a surgeon within Goa ,he will pay Rs.5,000.A practices as surgeon in Goa.B is entitled to such compensation


26) M promised to pay N Rs.10,00,000.if N discovers treasures by magic .here consideration is


27) Consideration in general means


28) Which of the following is true ?


29) Which of the following is false ? Consideration


30) Which of the following is false ?


31) An act constituting consideration must have been done at the desire of


32) Which of the following is true ?


33) A consideration may be


34) Consideration in simple term means


35) Which of the following is not an exception to the rule -No consideration ,No contract


36) As a general rule, an agreement made without consideration is


37) An agreement made with free consent to which the consideration is lawful but inadequate is


38) The consideration to an agreement is unlawful if :


39) A agrees to pay Rs.5 lakh to B if he procures employment for A in Income Tax Department .This agreement is


40) A agrees to sell his car to B at a price which B may not be able to pay .This agreement is


41) What is the legal terminology for the doing or not doing of something which the promisor desires to be done or not done ?


42) Which consideration is not consideration in England?


43) The consideration should be done at desire of :


44) There can be a stranger to a/an-------------------


45) The consideration of a agreement is considered unlawful ,if it is , 1.Forbidden by law, 2. Fraudulent , 3.Immoral , 4. Very expensive


46) An executory consideration


47) Benefit to the promiser


48) Inadequacy of consideration does not make the


49) Consideration is not valid if it is


50) Illusory consideration renders the transaction.


51) The consideration may be


52) Consideration is defined in


53) Rishi promises to give Rs. 3,000 per month pocket money to his son Riteish . If Rishi does not give the pocket money.


54) Consideration must be


55) Past consideration is not valid under


56) An essential feature of consideration is that


57) Quid pro quo means


58) Case of chinnaya vs. Ramayya deals with


59) A agrees to sell his house to B for Rs.10,000


60) A promises ,for a certain sum paid to him by B ,to make goods to B the value of his ship if its wrecked on a certain voyage


61) A promises to obtain for B an employment in the public service & B promises to pay Rs.1,000 to A


62) The consideration or object of an agreement is considered lawful , if it is


63) A promise ,for no consideration ,to give to B Rs.1,000


64) Sam agrees to pay Rs.10,000 to saraswati if he brings a tiger from Sunderbans.this is a


65) A owes B Rs.1,000 under a contract ,B owes C Rs.1,000 .B orders A to credit C with Rs.1,000 in his books ,but C does not assent to the agreement


66) A pays B Rs.1,000 , in consideration of B's promising to marry C .A's daughter .C is dead at the time of promise


67) A stranger to consideration


68) Under English Law stranger to consideration


69) Sec.of The Indian Contract Act states that "An agreement made without consideration is void".


70) Ex Nudo Pacto Non Oritur Action means


71) A contract made in the form of a deed under seal is ------------ if made without consideration


72) A promise to pay a time barred debt made in writing and signed by the debtor may be


73) No consideration is required for a


74) Time barred debt is a debt which is unpaid for the period of


75) A Hindu husband by a registered document, after referring to quarrels and disagreements between himself and his wife, promised to pay his wife a sum of money for her maintenance and separate residence. The above contract is void since


76) The agreement made without consideration under,Sec. 25 (1) exception must be :


77) Two brothers, on partition of family joint properties agreed to invest in equal shares for their mother's maintenance. There was no separate agreement with the mother.In such case, the mother -


78) The inadequacy of consideration will be taken into account by court of law


79) A who was badly in need of money offered to sell his piano worth Rs.8,500 to B for Rs.5,000. B refused to buy. A gradually lowered his price until Rs.2,500 was reached, which B accepted. Before the piano was delivered A received an offer of a lager sum from X and he refused to carry out the contract with B claiming that the consideration was inadequate.; Is A liable to pay damages to B for failure to carry out his part of the contract?


80) Consideration must be something which the Promisor


81) Promise without consideration is


82) A person who is not a party to a contract but has some interest in the consideration of the contract.


83) A is indebted to B. He sells a trolly to C.C promises to pay all debts of A to B. If C fails to pay, B has no right to sue C because


84) X receives money from Y for paying it to Z. X admits the receipt of that amount to Z. Z can recover the amount from X, even through the money is due from Y


85) A Holder in due course is entitled to the amount on a Negotiable Instrument, even through there is no agreement between him and the Marker / Drawee .


86) The consideration for a valid contract should be :


87) As long as there is a consideration for a promise it is immaterial who has furnished it.


88) A promises B to given Rs.50,000, if B met A in their next birth also. The consideration of A is


89) If A promises B to give her,his house if B met A in their next birth also. The consideration is does at the words of the promisor, it is a


90) Which of the following is not correct?


91) Consideration must move at the desire of -


92) D constructed a market at the instance of District Collector. Occupants of shops promised to pay D a commission on articles sold through their shops. Money was not spent by D at the request of the shop occupants, but at instance of a third person viz. the Collector. Which of the following statements is correct?


93) Consideration-


94) Which of the following is false?


95) M, by a Gift deed transferred certain property to her daughter, with a direction that daughter should pay an annuity to M's brother, as had been done by M. On the same day, the daughter executed a deed in writing in favour of M's brother, agreeing to pay annuity. Afterwards, she declined to fulfil her promise saying that no consideration had moved from her uncle. Which of the following statements is correct?


96) Consideration in a contract -


97) Which of the following are valid Consideration?


98) If P renders some service to D at D's desire and after a month D promises to compensate P for the service rendered to him , it is a -


99) An Executory Consideration -


100) An Executed Consideration -


101) _______ Contracts are also known as Contracts with Executed Consideration -


102) Past consideration is valid in -


103) Agreement not supported by consideration is called -


104) Agreement without consideration is valid, when made


105) Which of the following is not an exception to the rule "No Consideration, No Contract'?


106) A promise to pay, wholly or in part, a debt which is barred by law of limitation can be enforced if-


107) Inadequacy of consideration may be taken into account by the Court to determine whether the consent of Promisor was freely given.


108) Which of the following is true?


109) A is indebted to B. He sells a trolley to C. C promises to pay all debts of A to B. If C fails to pay, B has no right to sue C because:


110) Rohan promises to make a gift of ? 10,000 towards the repairs of a temple. The trustees of the temple on the faith of his promise incurs liabilities. Rohan does not pay. Can the trustees recover the promised amount from Rohan?


111) Kedar promised to pay ? 5000 to car repairer the car repairer incurred expenses but Kedar refused to pay the agreed amount. Is the car repairer can?


112) A who was badly in need of money offered to sell his piano worth ? 8,500 to B for ?5,000. B refused to buy. A gradually lowered his price until ? 2500 was reached, which B accepted. Before the piano was delivered A received an offer of a larger sum from X and he refused to earn/ out the contract with B claiming that the consideration was inadequate. Is A liable to pay damages to B for failure to carry out part of contract?


113) A is a manufacturer of ball pens. He advertises in the trade press that in future the retail price of his pen will be Rupees 5 and strict action will be taken against who is not observing this price. B had read the advertisement, but he forget and retails the pen at Rupees 8. Advice A -------


114) A stranger to the consideration can enforce the contract.


115) Inadequacy of the consideration cannot be taken into account by the court in determining whether the consent was given freely.


116) Consideration in a contract of sale of goods can also be paid partly in money and partly in goods.


117) Consideration may move even from a person who is not a party to the contract.


118) A promise to take either rice or smuggled opium for a consideration of Rs 1,000 is wholly void.


119) Consideration may be present or future but not past.


120) Consideration for sale of goods must be in terms of money.