UPHJS2014
Pre. Exam

10. Novation of a contract under Indian Contract Act means-
(A) Cancellation of contract
(B) Alteration of the contract
(C) The renewal of original contract
(D) Substitution of a new contract in place of original contract

Answer and Notes Answer is D

UPHJS2012
Pre. Exam

37. A contract which is valid initially however, ceases to be enforceable subsequently, the contract-
(A) remains valid
(B) becomes voidable when it ceases to be enforceable
(C) becomes void when it ceases to be enforceable
(D) becomes void since inception.

Answer and Notes Answer is C



UPHJS2018-1
Pre. Exam

57. A contract does not stand discharged :
(a) by performance
(b) by breach of contract
(c) by impossibility of performance
(d) by a mere delay in performance

Answer and Notes Answer is D

Explanation : A contract may be discharged :
(l) By performance
(ii) By impossibility of performance
(iii) By agreement
(iv) By breach

UPHJS2016
Pre. Exam

6. When a counter proposal is accepted the contract arises—
(a) in term of original offer
(b) in terms of counter proposal
(c) in terms of provisional offer
(d) all of above

Answer and Notes Answer is B


Sandeep : When a counter proposal is accepted, a contract arise in term of the counter-proposal Ac not in terms of the original proposal.

UPHJS2016
Pre. Exam

19. "A" contracts to act at a theatre for six months in consideration of a sum paid in advance by B". On several occasions "A" is too ill to act.
(a) The contract to act on those occasions "A" is too ill to act
(b) The contract to act on those occasions becomes partly void
(c) The contract to act on those occasions becomes void
(d) None of these.

Answer and Notes Answer is C


Sandeep : This problem is incorporated in illustration (e) of section 56 of Indian Contract Act, 1872. It is related to para 2 of section 56 of Indian Contract Act

UPHJS2016
Pre. Exam

23. A agrees with B to discover treasure by magic.
(a) The agreement is not void
(b) The agreement is partly void
(c) The agreement is void
(d) None of these

Answer and Notes Answer is C


Sandeep: According to section 56 of the Indian Contract Act, an agreement to do an act impossible in itself is void.