ANSWER-KEY-FOR-CLAT-2010-LAW-ENTRANCE-TEST-FOR-NLU



ANSWER-KEY-FOR-CLAT-2010-LAW-ENTRANCE-TEST-FOR-NLU



Answers

1.  (a) to prick holes means to find faults

2.  (d) runs down means to criticize

3.  (c) buttering is insincere praise.

4.  (a) It is a verb as it is written after a modal to describe an action.

5.  (c) It is an adverb as it modifies the verb “behave”.

6.  (a) It is an adverb as it modifies another adverb “fast”. All the answers in the passage are

fact-based and can be scanned from the passage without much hassle.

7.  (c) the main theme is Antigone’s sincerity for her brother.

8.  (b) refer the second paragraph

9.  (d) as is evident from the end of the passage where Antigone is determined to defy her uncle.

10. (c) as can be evinced from the response of Ismene.

11. (c) as is given in the beginning of the passage.

12. (c) carrion means dead flesh

13. (b) as is given in the middle of the passage.

14. (a) as can be evinced from her response to Antigone.

15. (a) refer the first sentence of the passage.

16. (a) there is no such approval in the story.

17. (b) chanced upon

18. (d) persists in demanding

19. (c) stopped suddenly

20. (c) to follow submissively

21. (b) completely

22. (c) material benefits

23. (a) misogynist

24. (c) arachnophobia

25. (b) cinnamon

26. (a) alcohol

27. (c) bioclimatology

28. (c) lexicon is a dictionary

29. (d) hex means evil spell

30. (b) Seminary is a college for priests.

31. (c) Liturgy is a prayer service.

32. (a) Laity are church members who are not ordained.

33. (a) done away with means finished.

34. (c) take after means similar to.

35. (d) take on means add to the numbers.

36. (c) in her stride means normally.

37. (d) sales have taken off means they have started.

38. (d) We start with the name of the place and where it was built and under what circumstance.

39. (a) Passage starts with II and then I and III form a mandatory pair.

40. (a) Notice the III and II pair where the pronoun “he” stands for the president. III and II

pair is in one option only.

General knowledge

41. (c)

42. (b)

43. (a)

44. (c)

45. (b)

46. (a)

47. (d)

48. (d)

49. (c)

50. (d)

51. (b)

52. (a)

53. (b)

54. (c)

55. (b)

56. (b)

57. (c)

58. (a)

59. (d)

60. (d)

61. (c)

62. (c)

63. (c)

64. (b)

65. (c)

66. (b)

67. (d)

68. (c)

69. (b)

70. (a)

71. (b)

72. (c)

73. (c)

74. (b)

75. (b)

76. (d)

77. (d)

78. (d)

79. (a)

80. (c)

81. (a)

82. (b)

83. (d)

84. (a)

85. (a)

86. (a)

87. (c)

88. (d)

89. (b)

90. (c)

Legal aptitude

91. (a)

94. (b)

95. (d)

96. (b)

97. (c)

98. (a)

99. (c)

100. (b)

101. (c)

102. (a)

103. (b)

104. (c)

105. (d)

106. (c)

107. (a)

108. (a)

109. (b) At the time of the commission of the crime only X committed the crime.  Z only made an arrangement to split the amount subsequently to the crime being committed.

110. (b)

111. (b)

112. (a)

113. (c)

114. (d)

115. (c)

116. (d)

117. (d)

118. (b)

119. (a)

120. (c) In this case the bag was sealed. By opening the bag he signified the intention to consume the entire goods as the remainder of the contents could not be resold.

121. (b)

122. (d)

123. (b)

126. (a)

127. (a)

128. (d)

129. (b)

130. (d)

131. (c)

132. (d)

133. (d)

134. (b)

135. (c)

Logical reasoning

136. (b)

137. (c)

138. (c)

139. (d)

140. (a) A black sheep is a member of a family or other group who is considered undesirable or disreputable.

Legal reasoning

141. (c) The manufacturer is the neighbour of the consumer, as the manufacturer keeps the consumer in mind while manufacturing the food. There is no direct contractual relationship between them as it is the shopkeeper who sells the good to the consumer.

142. (d) Freedom connotes both the positive and negative aspects as the principle requires a choice between both.

143. (b) Here the payment of commission denoted a relationship between the bank and the agent. However be as that may, option (b) is most close to the principle in wording.

144. (c) Everyone includes X.

145. (d) He came with the consent which translates into an invitation.

Logical reasoning

146. (a) The code for Ram and “mar” from Kumar should be matched in all options given. Only in option (a), they are consistent. Code of Ram is Ten i.e. R = T, A = E and M = N and “mar” is also coded in accordance as “net”. So option (a) is correct.

147. (d) It is the only even number.

149. (c) A hypothecation refers to a movable property, whereas a mortgage generally refers to an immovable property.

150. (c) Law, Court and Judge are together, so morality is the odd one out.

151. (d) Not a fundamental right.

152. (a) The problem of child labour is pervasive and the solution is not banning an industry but putting more stringent laws against child labour. So only I follows.

153. (b) The question is to allow them or not. They should be allowed and it is up to the parties interested to take it up or not or how they would perceive the losses/profits. So only II follows.

154. (c) Both are relevant and logical. Hence.C

155. (d) I is extreme and relief is very subjective so II is also not a strong argument. So both are weak arguments.

156. (b) II explains why I is not a strong argument. So II is a strong argument.

157. (b) Anand > Gulab > Pramesh > Jairam > Mohan

158. (b)

159. (c) From CABLE, ABLE is coded as CDAY. Therefore, option (c). There is no need to code/decode every option here.

160. (d) This one too can be worked with options. From CHARTER to UMOEPYE; R is coded as E, T as P and A as O. Only option (d) satisfies all of the above.

161. (a) Constituent Assembly created Constitution similarly Parliament creates statutes

162. (d) Right includes duty; power includes liability

163. (c) Analogy is Animal and its young one

164. (d) Relation is client – professional

165. (b) Prosecutor attacks the accused.

166. (a) Name of speaker

167. (d) Post and minimum age

168. (b) country and its political system

169. (b) Wing and its head

170. (c) Event precursor

171. (a) poor literacy is the cause for free education.

172. (d) Both are unrelated events.

173. (d) Both are unrelated events.

174. (b) Good food is the cause of health.

175. (b) police efficiency is the cause of low crime rate.

176. (a) Assumptions I and II are elaborating the key points in the statement and both are imperative for the statement to be true.

177. (a) The words “mentally unsound” make II a weak argument.

178. (d) Both of them are not necessary. Assumption I because it does not has to be necessarily true and II because we cannot say for sure that the employer would recruit only if in his opinion the candidate is eligible. There could be other factors. So II is also not necessary.

179. (a) Assumption I is strong enough.

180. (d) It may be desirable to win over new friends but not necessary. So I is not necessary. II is more of a conclusion.

Numeric ability

181. (d) Age of instructor = 32 + 2 (12) = 56 years.

182. (b)12% of (5000) = 600.

183. (c) Square root is 20.

184. (d) Location is 10 thousands i.e. 50,000.

185. (b) 6 x 3(3–1) = 6 x 3 x 2 = 36.

186. (c) Y will be back at starting point after these movements.

187. (c) 31 = 3, 32 = 9, 34 = 81, 38 = 6561.

188. (a) 100 = 1/1, 50 = ½, 33.33 = 1/3, next number = ¼ = 25.

189. (b) Only 4/3 is more than 1.

190. (c) Work doubles, thus, time should double, i.e. become 8 hours. But, number of gardeners double, so time will be half  i.e. 8/2= 4 hours. Also, number of grass mowers double, so time will be half further, i.e. 4/2 = 2 hours.

191. (a) 2, 3, 4, (5), 6, 7, 8, 9, (10), 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, (16), 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 ?

Thus, ? will replace with 22. Hence,

192. (c) Common difference = −13. Next term = 78 – 13 = 65.

193. (d) Common difference = 8. Next term = 104 + 8 = 19.

194. (b) Interest will be 6.5% of 520 = 33.8

Total amount payable = 520 + 33.8 = Rs 553.8.

195. (a) 19 is a prime number.

196. (b) 17 is the correct answer.

197. (d) 330 = 2 x 3 x 5 x 11.

198. (b) 1122 = 2 x 3 x 11 x 17.

199. (d) 21 has 21, 7, 3 and 1 as factors.

200. (a) 24, 22, 20, 18, 16, 14, 12, 10, 8, 6, 4, 2

Eighth number is 10.