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CUSAT CAT Previous Years Question Paper Common Admission Test : Cochin University of Science and Technology

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Year : 2023
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CUSAT CAT Previous Years Question Paper

Legal Aptitude
1. A Hindu married woman, who have a Hindu husband living, marries a Muslim is guilty of
(A) Adultery
(B) Polygamy
(C) Mischief
(D) Bigamy

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2. Who is the ex-officio Chairman of Rajya Sabha?
(A) President
(B) Vice-President
(C) Minister for Parliamentary Affairs
(D) Chief Justice of India

3. A particular village is suffering due to the pollution caused by one of the industries located at its outskirts. The water in the village lake has become unfit for drinking and foul smells are constantly emitted from the chimneys of the industry. The villagers want to file petition in the Supreme Court, they can do so for the violation of which of the following rights
(A) Right to livelihood
(B) Right to development
(C) Right to clean and healthy environment
(D) Right against exploitation

4. Law can be broadly divided into 2 kinds. Procedural law, which tells us the procedure for obtaining justice and substantive law, which
(A) creates rights and duties
(B) is procedural law
(C) substantiates moral principles
(D) None of the above

5. A agrees to pay Rs.500 to B if it rains, and B promises to pay a like amount to A if it does not rain, this agreement is called
(A) Quasi contract
(B) Contingent contract
(C) Wagering agreement
(D) Voidable contract

6. The Article, 21-A, that has been inserted into the Constitution guarantees
(A) Right to primary education
(B) Right to professional education
(C) Right to die
(D) Right to livelihood

7. Nominal Damages can be
(A) Claimed by the aggrieved party as a matter of right
(B) Awarded only at the discretion of the court
(C) Should be specified/qualified in the contract
(D) All of the above

8. Mistake of law is a …………… defence under IPC
(A) Good
(B) Invalid
(C) Valid
(D) None of the above

9. Direction: In the following question, the Assertion (A) and Reason (R) have been given. Read both the statements carefully and choose the correct alternative from the following.
Assertion (A) : Master is liable for the wrongs committed by a servant
Reason (R) : Servant acts on behalf of the master
(A) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation ofA
(B) Both A and R are true and R is not the correct explanation ofA
(C) A is true but R is false
(D) A is false but R is true

10. Which of the following event known as “Earth Summit”?
(A) Rio de Janeiro Conference,1992
(B) Stockholm Conference,1972
(C) Basel Convention
(D) Universal Declaration of Human Rights

11. The Union Council of Ministers is collectively responsible to
(A) House of People
(B) President of India
(C) Council of States
(D) Prime Minister

12. “Sustainable Development” is a concept of
(A) Environmental law
(B) Property law
(C) Land law
(D) Tax law

13. If the offender does not know his act is so imminently dangerous that it must, in all probability, cause death he will be guilty of
(A) murder
(B) attempt to murder
(C) culpable homicide not amounting to murder
(D) Either (A) or (B)

14. A, by letter, offers to sell his laptop to B for Rs.20,000. Without knowing A’s offer, B, by a letter, offers to buy the same laptop from A for Rs. 20,000. Here
(A) binding contract comes into existence B’s letter is equivalent to acceptance of A’s offer
(B) no binding contract comes into existence as B’s letter is merely a cross offer
(C) no binding contract comes into existence as consideration is insufficient
(D) the Indian Contract Act is silent on such issues

15. Which of the following is NOT a Fundamental Right under the Constitution?
(A) Right to Equality
(B) Right to Property
(C) Right to Life and Personal Liberty
(D) Right to Religion

16. Goods kept in show-case of a shop indicating price is
(A) offer
(B) acceptance for offer
(C) invitation to offer
(D) mere promise

17. ‘D’ promises to pay a sum of Rs. 50,000 to ‘X’, a judge to decide the case in his favour. It is
(A) valid contract
(B) voidable contract
(C) a void agreement
(D) an illegal agreement

18. The reservation of posts in the public employment in favour of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes is justified under
(A) Article 16(4)
(B) Article 15(4)
(C) Article14
(D) Article17

19. ‘A’ made an attempt to pick the pocket of ‘Z’ by thrusting his hand into ‘Z’s pocket. ‘A’ fails in the attempt in consequence of ‘Z’ having nothing in his pocket. Is ‘A’ liable?
(A) ‘A’ is liable
(B) ‘A’ is not liable
(C) ‘A’ is partially liable
(D) None

20. In India, the disputes between the Union and States can be resolved exclusively by
(A) Tribunal constituted by Government of India
(B) High Courts
(C) Supreme Court of India
(D) Inter-State Council

21. Whoever causes bodily pain, disease or infirmity to any person is said to cause
(A) Murder
(B) Hurt
(C) Culpable homicide
(D) Rape

22. Forgery is an offence relating to
(A) Documents and Property marks
(B) Violating copyright Act
(C) Fraud
(D) Unlawful act not punishable under Indian Penal Code

23. The right to vote in elections in India is a
(A) Fundamental right
(B) Constitutional right
(C) Statutory right
(D) Customary right

24. The minimum number of judges of the Supreme Court who are to sit to decide any case involving a substantial question of law as to the interpretation of the Constitution shall be
(A) Three
(B) Five
(C) Seven
(D) Nine

25. The term ‘secularism’ implies that
(A) Parliament should support religions
(B) State and religion are inseparable
(C) State does not recognise any religion as a State religion
(D) People are free to worship State recognised religion

26. Which Right was remarked by Dr B.R. Ambedkar as the “heart and soul of the Constitution”?
(A) Right to Equality
(B) Right to Freedom
(C) Right to Education
(D) Right to Constitutional Remedies

27. Registration of marriage under Hindu Marriage Act 1955 is
(A) Compulsory
(B) Optional
(C) Subject to the discretion of marriage registrar
(D) None

28. Right to choose life partner is established by Supreme Court under which Article of the Constitutional Law
(A) Article 19(1)(a)
(B) Article 14
(C) Article 25
(D) Article 21

29. X invites his friend Y on dinner but later on declined to arrange it on specified day
(A) X is liable for breach of contract
(B) X is liable, if Y goes to the house of X and returns without dinner
(C) X is liable for breach of contract, if Y gets dinner in hotel
(D) X is not liable for breach of contract

30. In case of Partition under Hindu Succession, which one of the following proposition best suits?
(A) Male members of the family and their wives get the property
(B) Only sons are eligible to get the property
(C) Sons will get double share than daughters
(D) Both sons and daughters get equal share in the property

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Test Syllabus

The test comprises of 225 objective type multiple choice questions based on Plus Two syllabus. Out of these 225 questions, 90 will be from Mathematics, 75 from Physics and 60 from Chemistry. The duration of the test will be three hours.

Please Note:
The test will be conducted in such manner that the Physics section will be conducted first (60 Minutes) and then Chemistry section (45 Minutes). The test for Mathematics will be conducted next (75 Minutes) as third section.

In the Test 101, a minimum of 10 marks have to be scored separately for Mathematics and 10 marks for Physics and Chemistry combined, in CAT examination for ranking the candidates for B.Tech. programmes/Five Year Integrated M.Sc. in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence and Data Science).

This requirement of minimum marks, however, will not be applicable for candidates coming under Kerala Scheduled Caste and Kerala Scheduled Tribe communities.

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