(Download) CBSE Class-12 2016-17 Sample Paper And Marking
Scheme (Legal Studies)
Max. Marks: 100
Time Allowed: 3 hours
All questions are compulsory.
1. Questions from 1 – 8 are MCQs of 1 mark each.
2. Questions from 9 – 14 are of 2 marks each. The answers to these questions
should not exceed 40 words each.
3. Questions from 15 – 20 are of 4 marks each. The answers to these questions
should not exceed 100 words each.
4. Questions from 21 – 24 are of 5 marks each. The answers to these questions
should not exceed 150 words each.
5. Questions from 25 – 30 are of 6 marks each. The answers to these questions
should not exceed 200 words each.
1. The age of retirement of a District Court Judge is determined by
a) The President of India
b) Chief Justice of High Court of that state
c) Their respective state governments
d) The Chief Justice of India
2. Rakesh plans a get together of friends at his home. Ravi, one of his
friends, promised to make a special dish for the guests. On the day of get
together Ravi did not come nor did he arrange for the dish. Since it was the
only starter planned in the menu, Rakesh had to face embarrassment .He sues Ravi
for the breach of contract. Will Rakesh succeed in his action?
a) Rakesh will succeed because Ravi failed to keep his promise.
b) Rakesh will succeed because his reputation was affected due to of negligent
behaviour of Ravi.
c) Rakesh will not succeed because there is no consideration for Ravi to keep
d) Rakesh will not succeed because Court doesn’t entertain such petty issues.
3. Puja gave possession of her residential property to Aarna for some
period of time for money. What type of relationship exists between Puja and
a) Donor and Donee
b) Seller and Buyer
c) Lessor and Leasee
d) Lessor and Sub-lessee
4. Vikas, a 16 year old offer to sell their plot in NOIDA to Arshad (aged
24) for Rs. 10 lacs. Vikas took an advance of Rs. 1 lac from Arshad. Vikas’s
father was annoyed with him at the transaction and did not allow the transfer.
Arshad brought a suit for specific performance against Vikas. Will he succeed?
a) Arshad will succeed as Vikas entered into the contract with his own free
b) Arshad will succeed as there is consideration and it is valid
c) Arshad will not succeed as Vikas’s father did not approve the transfer
d) Arshad will not succeed as Vikas does have the capacity to contract
5. Identify the correct pairs:
||Maneka Gandhi v. Union of India
||The right to life or liberty could be violated only by a
fair, just and reasonable procedure
||M.H. Hoskot v. State of Maharashtra
||representative suits, election disputes, criminal
offenses, case against specific classes of persons (minors, mentally
challenged) have been excluded from the scope of mediation.
||Konkan Railways Corp. Ltd. v. Mehul Construction Co.
(2000) 7 SCC 201).
||The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 should be
interpreted and applied, keeping the commercial sense of the dispute in
||Afcons Infrastructure Ltd. v. Cherian Varkey
Construction Co. (P) Ltd.,
||Judicial justice, with procedural intricacies, legal
submissions and critical examination of evidence, leans upon
professional expertise; a failure of equal justice under the law is on
the cards where such supportive skills is absent for one side.