Legal Aptitude is an important section of CLAT exam. Here are some Sample Questions of CLAT Legal Aptitude. We hope it will help you in your exam. Answers are given at the end. 

Q1. Secretary General of the UN is appointed by:

A) The General Assembly

B) The Security Council

C) The General Assembly on the recommendation of the Security Council

D) None of the above

Q2. Which one of the following is not ‘State’ for the purpose of Article 12 of the Constitution?

A) National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT)

B) A nationalized bank

C) Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh

D) Grith Kalyan Kendra

Q3. The executive power of the Union is vested in the:

A) Union Cabinet

B) President of India

C) Prime Minister

D) Union Council of Ministers

Q4. Parliament can legislate with respect to a matter in the State list only if it is provided in:

A) National interest

B) Interest of the State concerned

C) Interest of the public

D) Interest of the minority

Q5. By which amendment were the words “Socialism” and “Secular” inserted in the Preamble?

A) 15th Amendment

B) 39th Amendment

C) 42th Amendment

D) 44th Amendment

Q6. The specific defences available in an action for defamation are:

A) Privilege, truth, fair comment

B) Privilege, mistake, fair comment

C) Truth, mistake, fair comment

D) None of these

Q7. Common intention refers to:

A) Similar intention

B) Pre-arranged planning

C) Presence of common knowledge

D) None of these

Q8. All innocent promises ciguatera to the main illegal promise contained in a contract will be regarded as:

A) Valid

B) Void

C) Illegal

D) Voidable

Q9. Under what conditions will the inadequacy of consideration be taken into account by a court of law?

A) When the promisor expresses his desires to get maximum return for his promise

B) When the promisor performs his promise

C) When fraud, coercion or undue influence in the formation of the contract is pleaded

D) Always at the discretion of the court

Q10. Murder involves:

A) An act by which the death is caused must have been done with the intention of causing such bodily injury as is likely to cause death

B) Death which is caused with the knowledge that, he is likely to cause death by his act

C) Death which is caused with the intention of causing such bodily injury as, the offender knows to be likely to cause death of the person to whom the injury is caused

D) Death which is caused under grave and sudden provocation

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