UPHJS2018-1
Pre. Exam

22. A informs B that he had heard from X that Z has committed murder of C. Evidence of B when examined as a witness in court, would be considered as :
(a) Direct evidence
(b) Hearsay evidence
(c) Circumstantial evidence
(d) Expert evidence

Answer and Notes Answer is B

Explanation: According to section 60 of Indian Evidence Act, 1872 oral evidence must be direct.

HJS
Study Material

S. 59: All facts except the contents of documents/ electronic records MAY BE proved by oral evidnence S. 60: Oral evidence MUST BE DIRECT UPHJS2018: A informs B that he had heard from X that Z has committed murder of C few days ago

Answer and Notes

UPHJS2016
Pre. Exam

79. Secondary evidence includes—
(a) certified copies
(b) copies made from or compared with the original,
(c) copies made from the original by mechanical process and copies compared with such copies,
(d) all of above

Answer and Notes Answer is D


Sandeep : Refer section 63 of the Indian Evidence Act.

UPHJS2018-III
Pre. Exam

27. Secondary evidence includes:
A. Certified copies
B. Copies made from or compared with the original
C. Copies made from the original by mechanical process and copies compared with such copies
D. All the above

Answer and Notes Answer is D