English Jurisprudence Past Papers

Paper #1

Subject: English Jurisprudence

Time Allowed: 3 Hours

Maximum Marks: 100

NOTE: Attempt any FIVE questions. All questions carry equal marks

 

Q#1.  Define Jurisprudence. Explain various kinds of jurisprudence.

Q#2. Discuss the circumstances that tend to increase the authority of a precedent and those that decrease its authority.

Q#3. Explain the term ‘question of law’, *question of fact’ and ‘mixed questions of law and fact’.

Q#4. Discuss various theories of punishments.

Q#5. Define Custom. Explain various kinds of Custom?

Q#6. Explain the doctrine of vicarious liabilities. Give illustrations to support yolfr answer.

Q#7. Define possession. What are the various modes of acquisition of possession?

Q#8. Explain with examples following kinds of legal right.

  1. a) Re propia and re aliena
  2. b) Principal and accessory
  3. c) Vested and contingent

Q#9. Define person. Explain various kinds of legal persons.

Q#10. Discuss various modes of production and evaluation of evidence.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paper #2

Subject: English Jurisprudence

Time Allowed: 3 Hours

Maximum Marks: 100

NOTE: Attempt any FIVE questions. All questions carry equal marks

 

Q#1. Is law territorial in nature? Explain.

Q#2. Explain the prerequisites of a valid Custom.

Q#3. Give an elaborate note on imperative theory of law.

Q#4. What do you understand by the term, administration of justice? Discuss its origin.

Q#5. Define Legislation. Flow it is superior to the precedent?

Q#6. Explain the doctrine of strict liability.

Q#7. Explain with examples the following kinds of possession.

  1. a) Possession in fact and possession in law
  2. b) Corporeal and incorporeal possession
  3. c) Immediate and mediate possession

Q#8. Explain the essentials of legal rights.

Q#9. Define Evidence. What are its various kinds?

Q#10. How corporation is different from firm? Discuss the liabilities of a corporation; also discuss the objects of incorporation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paper #3

Subject: English Jurisprudence

Time Allowed: 3 Hours

Maximum Marks: 100

NOTE: Attempt any FIVE questions. All questions carry equal marks

 

Q#1. Define Jurisprudence. Explain various kinds of jurisprudence.

Q#2. Explain with examples the following kinds of legal right;

  1. a) Re propiaand re aliena
  2. b) Principal and accessory
  3. c) Vested and contingent
  4. d) Proprietary and Persona!

Q#3. Explain various kinds of possession.

Q#4. Define and explain the doctrine of ‘strict and absolute liability’.

Q#5. Discuss various theories of punishments.

Q#6. Explain the difference between substantive law and procedural law.

Q#7. How corporation is different from firm? Discuss the liabilities of a corporation; also discuss the objects of incorporation.

Q#8. Define person. Explain various kinds of legal person.

Q#9. Explain the pre-requisites of a valid Custom.

Q#10. Write a note on rules of interpretation of an enacted law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paper #4

Subject: English Jurisprudence

Time Allowed: 3 Hours

Maximum Marks: 100

NOTE: Attempt any FIVE questions. All questions carry equal marks

 

Q#1. Explain the classification of civil law.

Q#2. Law is the command of Sovereign. Discuss.

Q#3. Write short notes on the following;

  1. a) Presumption
  2. b) Legal Fiction

Q#4. What do you understand by the term, administration of justice? Discuss its origin.

Q#5. Define Custom. Explain various kinds of Custom?

Q#6. What are various kinds of agreements? Discuss the cases of invalid agreements.

Q#7. Define possession. What are the various modes of acquisition of possession?

Q#8. Explain the doctrine of ‘vicarious liability’. Give illustrations to support your answer.

Q#9. Discuss various modes of production and evaluation of evidence.

Q#10. Define Legislation. How it is superior to the precedent?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paper #5

Subject: English Jurisprudence

Time Allowed: 3 Hours

Maximum Marks: 100

NOTE: Attempt any FIVE questions. All questions carry equal marks

 

Q#1. Define Jurisprudence. Explain its relationship with other social sciences.

Q#2. Discuss the ‘imperative Theory of law. Also discuss the criticism raised against the theory.

Q#3. Discuss in detail various theories of punishment. Which is the most suitable one? Explain.

Q#4. Define legislation and discuss various ‘principles of interpretation’.

Q#5. Explain the essentials of legal right.

Q#6. Define the concept of possession? Discuss its following types:

  1. a) Possession in fact and possession of law.
  2. b) Corporeal and Incorporeal possession.
  3. c) immediate and mediate possession.

Q#7. Define law. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of fixed rules of law.

Q#8. Discuss various modes of acquisition of property.

Q#9. Explain the prerequisites of a valid custom.

Q#10. Write short notes on the following:

  1. a) Stare decisis principle.
  2. b) Obiter dicta

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paper #6

Subject: English Jurisprudence

Time Allowed: 3 Hours

Maximum Marks: 100

NOTE: Attempt any FIVE questions. All questions carry equal marks

 

Q#1. Define Jurisprudence. Discuss its various kinds. Explain the scope of Analytical Jurisprudence.

Q#2. Explain the term ‘question of law’, ‘question of fact’ and ‘mixed questions of law and fact’.

Q#3. Is Law territorial in nature? Explain.

Q#4. Explain the classification of civil law?

Q#5. Define legislation? Discuss its various kinds.

Q#6. Explain the difference between ‘substantive law’ and ‘procedural law’.

Q#7. Write a note on the following:

  1. a) Unborn child as a legal person
  2. b) Corporation
  3. c) Status of animals under law

Q#8. Explain the origin and necessity of ‘Administration of justice’. Also discuss various kinds of justice.

Q#9. Define Evidence. Discuss various kinds of evidence.

Q#10. Define Custom. Explain various kinds of Custom.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paper #7

Subject: English Jurisprudence

Time Allowed: 3 Hours

Maximum Marks: 100

NOTE: Attempt any FIVE questions. All questions carry equal marks

 

Q#1. Discuss the ‘Imperative Theory’ of law with reference to its criticism.

Q#2. Discuss various forms of punishments.

Q#3. Discuss various sources of law. ‘

Q#4. Discuss in detail the circumstances that tend to increase the authority of a precedent and those that decrease its authority.

Q#5. Define ownership. What are its kinds? Discuss.

Q#6. Define possession. Discuss various modes of acquisition of possession.

Q#7. Define person. Explain various kinds of legal persons.

Q#8. Explain the doctrine of vicarious liabilities. Give illustration to support your answer.

Q#9. Discuss various rules of production and valuation of evidence.

Q#10. Explain with examples the following types of legal rights:

  1. i. Rights in re-propria and Rights in re-alina.
  2. Principal and Accessory rights.

iii. Vested and Continent rights.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paper #8

Subject: English Jurisprudence

Time Allowed: 3 Hours

Maximum Marks: 100

NOTE: Attempt any FIVE questions. All questions carry equal marks

 

Q#1. Explain Jurisprudence. Discuss its various kinds.

Q#2. Discuss the ‘Imperative Theory’ of law with reference to its criticism. |

Q#3. Discuss the secondary functions of the courts of law.

Q#4. Explain the concept of justice according to law.

Q#5. Compare legislation with precedent. Explain which one, as a source of law, is superior to other.

Q#6. What do you understand by the term ‘question of law’ and ‘question of fact’? Also discuss mixed question of law and fact.

Q#7. Explain the concept of *Res Nullius’.

Q#8. How corporation is different from firm? Discuss the liabilities of a corporation.

Q#9. Explain the doctrine of strict liability. Give illustrations to support your answer.

Q#10. Write short notes on the following:

  1. i. Stare decisis
  2. ii. Obiter dicta

iii. Ratio Decidendi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paper #9

Subject: English Jurisprudence

Time Allowed: 3 Hours

Maximum Marks: 100

NOTE: Attempt any FIVE questions. All questions carry equal marks

 

Q#1. Define Jurisprudence? Explain its relationship with other social sciences.

Q#2. Define ‘Law’? Explain merits and demerits of fixed rule of law.

Q#3. Explain the term ‘question of law’, ‘question of fact’ and mixed ‘question of law and fact’.

Q#4. What is administration of Justice? Briefly trace its origin.

Q#5. Compare and contrast Legislation with Precedent as a source of law?

Q#6. Write short note on;

(a) Obiter dicta

(b) Ratio Decidendi

Q#7. Define ‘Legal right’? Narrate the essentials of Legal right.

Q#8. What are various modes of acquisition of property?

Q#9. Define ‘Person’? Distinguish between corporation and firm.

Q#10. Explain the difference between Substantive Law and Procedural Law?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paper #10

Subject: English Jurisprudence

Time Allowed: 3 Hours

Maximum Marks: 100

NOTE: Attempt any FIVE questions. All questions carry equal marks

 

Q#1. Define Jurisprudence. Explain its relationship with other social sciences.

Q#2. Define and explain the doctrine of ‘strict and absolute liability’.

Q#3. Discuss in detail various theories of punishments. Which is most suitable one? Explain.

Q#4. Explain the difference between substantive law and procedural law.

Q#5. Explain the pre-requisites of a valid Custom.

Q#6. Define possession. Explain various kinds of possession.

Q#7. Explain the origin and necessity of ‘Administration of Justice’. Also discuss various kinds of justice.

Q#8. Explain with examples following kinds of legal right:

  1. a. Proprietary and Personal
  2. b. Principal and accessory
  3. c. Vested and contingent

Q#9. Write a detail note on rules of interpretation of an enacted law.

Q#10. Define evidence. Discuss various kinds of evidence.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paper #11

Subject: English Jurisprudence

Time Allowed: 3 Hours

Maximum Marks: 100

NOTE: Attempt any FIVE questions. All questions carry equal marks

 

Q#1. Define jurisprudence? Explain the classification of jurisprudence. Also discuss the scope of Analytical Jurisprudence.

Q#2. Explain the concept of law with the help of definitions given by various jurists. Also explain the term ‘justice according to law’ in detail.

Q#3. Write a short note on:

(i) Fiction

(ii) Presumption

(iii) stare decisis

Q#4. Discuss the secondary functions of the law courts.

Q#5. Define legislation? Explain various kinds of legislation.

Q#6.Define and explain the concept of possession. Explain the concept of ‘Res Nullius’ in law.

Q#7. Define precedent? Explain the factors that increase the authority of a precedent and those which decrease its authority?

Q#8. Explain the background and evolution of common law and equity.

Q#9. Define legal right? Explain the essentials of a legal right.

Q#10. Explain Austinian Theory of Law? Also critically analyze the theory in the light of objections raised against it?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paper #12

Subject: English Jurisprudence

Time Allowed: 3 Hours

Maximum Marks: 100

NOTE: Attempt any FIVE questions. All questions carry equal marks

 

Q#1. Define Jurisprudence. Explain its relationship with other social sciences.

Q#2. Define law. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of fixed rules of law.

Q#3. Explain Imperative Theory of law. Also discuss the criticism advanced on the

Q#4. Discuss various principles of interpretation of law.

Q#5. Discuss the circumstances that tend to increase the authority of a precedent and those that decrease its authority.

Q#6. Explain the pre-requisites of a valid custom.

Q#7. Explain with examples the following kinds of legal rights:

(a) Re propia and re aliena

(b) Principal and accessory

(c) Vested and contingent

(d) Proprietary and Personal

Q#8. Explain the classification of civil law.

Q#9. Define ownership. What are its kinds? Discuss.

Q#10. Explain the origin and necessity of Administration of Justice. Also discuss various kinds of justice?

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