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1.  (d) Paragraph 3, line 1 mentions that  “private property … to public” says that it is how much you open your property that will determine how much freedom of speech you give, so the apartment home owner will be most able to restrict it.

2.  (c) Paragraph 2 mentions this to some extent.

3.  (d) Paragraph 1, line 8 mentions all except (d).

4.  (a)  Paragraph 4, line 2 mentions the “people that it serves”.

5.  (b) Para 3, line 2 mentions “in 1675, Lord Chief Justice Hale… .”

6.  (a) The last line of the passage mentions that “the former” (first amendment) takes precedence.

7.  (d) Alphanumeric refers to having both numbers and letters.

8.  (b) Oligarchy is a small group of people controlling something.

9.  (c) Perestroika or 3 types of reforms were introduced by Gorbachev.

10. (a) Bequeath is to hand down through a will.

11. (a) Redundancy is something that can be avoided so predictable or conventional.

12. (c) Bedlam, anarchy and insurrection are all to do with chaos, so anatomise is the odd one out.

13. (d) Plaintiff is the person filing a suit against the miscreant, defendant or the accused.

14. (c) Subpoena is a summon from a court while assault, extortion and battery are all crimes.

15. (c)  Barrister, Attorney, Advocate are lawyers, while jurors are members of the jury.

16. (b) Alpha and Omega is beginning and the end. Alpha is the first and Omega the last letter of the greek alphabet.

17. (a) Ante-diluvian means something old fashioned.

18. (b) Truant is to not do your work.

19. (b) To see red is to get very angry.

20. (d) To flog a dead horse is to do something in vain or uselessly.

21. (d) QS form a mandatory pair as they talk about how jack was in time for the funeral.

22. (c) SR form a pair as they talk about how initially they did not go to the camp and then later they went again. Also passage starts with P.

23. (b) QT is a pair as the “they” in T refers to the “stakeholders” in Q. Also P is the

definitive statement, so passage must start with it.

24. (b)  Passage starts with introduction of Enesco so Q and S go in the beginning.

25. (a) RQ form a mandatory pair, R talks about how the writer does not want anyone else to clean and the Q gives the specific reason why she does not want anyone to clean. Also P goes before RQ so SPRQ.

26. (d) Only perceptive fits in the second blank. So (d), cultural and perceptive.

27. (b) Interactions can be between individuals. So (b) interactions and improved.

28. (a) Treat and eradicate both fit the first blank, but foster fits the second blank so (a), treat and foster.

29. (c) Incurring losses so (c), incurring and outsource.

30. (d) Deletion of paras will make the prose more succinct. So (d).

31. (c) Since direct is the best choice for the second blank, we take choice (c).

32. (c) Paradigms and Elucidating maps of consciousness. So (c).

33. (d) Obituaries are written for theories, etc that seem to be fading away. Since fading fits with away.

34. (c) Experience is significant. So (c).

35. (d) Since the intellectuals are boasting, then they must be claiming to be heirs to the intellectual traditions. So (d).

36. (c)

37. (b)

38. (c)

39. (c)

40. (b)

41. (b)

42. (a)

43. (c)

44. (a)

45. (d)

46. (a)

47. (b)

48. (c)

49. (b)

50. (c)

51. (b)

52. (c)

53. (a)

54. (a)

55. (c)

56. (b)

57. (d)

58. (a)

59. (c)

60. (a)

61. (d)

62. (b)

63. (b)

64. (d)

65. (c)

66. (a)

67. (d)

68. (a)

69. (c)

70. (a)

71. (a)  The principle is of civil defamation and as such does not require intention, therefore publication is sufficient to constitute defamation.

72. (b) As per the principle of absolute Liability, UCIL is liable to the entire extent.

73. (d) In the facts it is given the partnership ends. After that the transactions are independent and in personal capacity.

74. (a) (As per author the answer is incorrect as the pregnant woman’s injury was not

foreseeable, however stick to official key.)

75. (d) Toleration would amount to invitation. Since he is aware that there are people using the premises as a thoroughfare, he should have taken more care.

76. (c) The moment M boarded the bus he became a passenger and the driver owes duty of care to all passengers.

77. (a) As per the principle legislation is a prerogative of the legislature and not the court.

78. (b) Here the case is of invitation to offer as he just tells the price he is willing to sell at, not that he agrees to sell.

79. (c) The burden shall be on X as he is usually sane so the law will also presume him to be sane.

80. (c) A case of mistake of law and not fact, hence X will be liable.

81. (b) Liable as the principle is of possession. Any interference in possession is sufficient to constitute trespass.

82. (d) Clear application of the principles. Gunjan is a legitimate living son and Rajat is only in the care of his sister, she is not the parent or legal guardian.

83. (b) The intention is absent, and secondly he did not move it from someone’s


84. (c) As per principle upliftment and socially beneficent discrimination is allowed but not on the basis of religion but on caste, sex or class.

85. (a)The principle is not clear as to whether the deal by C was in personal capacity or official capacity; if the deal was in official capacity then the partnership firm would be liable and the correct option would be (b).

86. (b) Here Surender was to supply a particular rice which was no longer in existence.

87. (a) Here Z was in the knowledge that the note belonged to some other person.

88. (d) An option of sensitive plaintiff should have been given.

89. (b) Self-explanatory option.

90. (c) B does not have the slave’s legal custody as slavery is not a legally recognised relationship.

91. (c) Unlike the shopkeeper Roshini knew the note to be counterfeit.

92. (b) Knowledge is intention. He knew that he was not allowed to carry the knife.

93. (a) Right to cause death by private defence is available in rape, sexual offences, abduction or kidnapping.

94. (b) There was no necessity in this case as punching could be avoided.

95. (a) Yes. As the act had commenced the moment he planted the bomb.

96. (c) Legal knowledge.

97. (c) Legal knowledge.

98. (b) Legal knowledge.

99. (a) Legal knowledge.

100.           (a) Legal knowledge.

101.           (c) Legal knowledge.

102.           (b) Legal knowledge.

103.           (a) Legal knowledge.

104.           (b) Legal knowledge.

105.           (b) Legal knowledge.

106.           (a) The passage talks about self-image and how at birth we do not have one.

And that it takes the development of identity, conscience, social consciousness and sense of value to build self-image.

107.           (d) Passage concludes that there is error in underreporting. The only one that does not support this is (d). So (d) is the correct answer.

108.           (b) The apparent discrepancy is that number of arrests has gone down but the number of cops has also gone down. The issue here is that if the number of “reported crimes” has gone up, then the number of arrests has to go down. So (b).

109.           (d) There is a sliding scale so score of less than 1200 means that GPA cannot be less than 2.5, it must be more.

110.           (b) Here the assumption is that newfoundland is representative of all of

America and so if the fishing decreased in newfoundland, it must do so elsewhere.

111.           (d) The passage assumes that the audience and not the performer is responsible for its actions. And that is why the performer cannot be held responsible for the action of the audience.

112.           (b) Two evidences are cited, wolf bones and walrus bones, but both are not shown to conclusively support or refute the conclusion that wolves were domesticated by the stone age tribes.

113.           (d)

114.           (c)

115.           (b)

116.           (a)

117.           (d)

118.           (d)

119.           (b)

120.           (c)

121.           (a)

122.           (b)

123.           (b)

124.           (a)

125.           (b) I. Some + All = Some; II. All + No = No. III; No + Some = Some not; IV.

All + All = All so only I and II follow.

126.           (c) I. No moon is not red= all moon is red, so All + All = All; II. All + No = No; III. No + All = No; IV. No + No = No conclusion,  so I and II follow.

127.           (c) I. All + All = All; II. Some + Some = No conclusion; III. All + All = All; IV. There are 4 terms.  So only I and III follow.

128.           (b) I. Middle term actor is not distributed; II. Some + All = Some; III.  There are 4 terms so can’t be solved; IV. All + No = No, but here pretty is not distributed so answer has to be some not. So only II follows.

129.           (b) When Vijay reads, GrandFather reprimands. Or GrandFather does not reprimand, Vijay does not read. So II,IV is a pair.

130.           (d) Amir is not angry, he shows mock anger. He does not show mock anger, he is angry. So III and II form a pair. Also IV and I form a pair.

131.           (d) Statement can be interpreted as you are a player, you become a champ. You

don’t become a champ, you are not a player. So IV and III form a pair.

132.           (c) Since the number of deaths on the road is almost equal to the number of deaths through major diseases, then equal efforts should be put in ensuring these do not happen. So both follow.

133.           (b) Only II follows. I does not follow as we don’t know if privatisation can be

the reason for improvement of health care.

134.           (c) The team needs senior players so it makes sense that both younger players be inducted and senior players rested.

135.           (c) Lack of employment needs to be avoided so both I and II are appropriate courses of action.

136.           (a)

137.           (c)

138.           (a)

139.           (c)

140.           (a)

141.           (c)

142.           (c)

143.           (d)

144.           (a)

145.           (a)

146.           (a)

147.           (b)

148.           (b)

149.           (c)

150.           (d)