Legal Bites brings to you IPC Mains Questions Series Part IV.

Legal Bites brings to you IPC Mains Questions Series Part IV. The questions enlisted here are arranged section-wise and will aid the students in preparing for Judiciary, APO or University Exams. Detailed solutions have been provided for the questions to answer all your queries. The list of questions curated by Legal Bites will help candidates identify the important and frequently asked questions and give them good practice for their aptitude and knowledge.

IPC Mains Solved Questions Series: Part – IV of X contains solved questions from Chapter VII to XI.

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Rigorous preparation for this exam is mandatory in order to crack it. In the last few months prior to the exams, it is sufficient for candidates to simply keep practising these questions in order to gain mastery over the subjects studied. Not only the candidate’s confidence level but also their scores will show good improvement upon following it.

IPC Mains Solved Questions Series | Part – IV of X

Question 1

Define ‘Mutiny’. What are the offences relating to mutiny provided in I.P.C.?

Question 2

What are the offences relating to Army, Navy and Air Force?

Question 3

Can a soldier, sailor or airman be punished for committing any offence against army, navy or air force mentioned in the I.P.C.?

Question 4

Define, illustrate and discuss an unlawful assembly. State the difference between Section 34 and Section 149 of the I.P.C. [U.P.C.J. 1983, 1987, 1988, 1992, U.P.H.J.S. 2007, R.J.S. 1971, MPCJ 2007]

Question 5

Define the offence of Affray as contemplated under I.P.C. and point out the distinction between rioting and affray. [U.P.C.J. 1997, 1991, 2012, UPCJ 1984]

Question 6

Write the offences by or relating to public servant.

Question 7

Summarize briefly the provisions of the Indian Penal Code in respect of offences relating to elections.

Question 8

X, who is a candidate for 'parliamentary election’ distributes some sarees (a type of cloth which Indian women wear) among some women voters of his 'parliamentary constituency’ on a condition that they will vote for him. Has A committed any offence under Indian Penal Code? Give reasons and also mention relevant provision, if any, under the Indian Penal Code.

Question 9

A, who is a candidate for 'parliamentary election’ makes a promise to the public of his constituency, of public action, 15 days before the date of 'parliamentary election’. Is A guilty of the offence of 'bribery’, defined under Section 171B of the I.P.C. Give reasons.

Question 10

State briefly the various provisions in the Penal Code intended to enforce obedience to the lawful authority of public servants.

Question 11

Describe the following offences and punishment provided:

  1. Omission to give notice or information to public servants by person legally bound to give it;
  2. Furnishing false information; and
  3. Refusing oath or affirmation when duly required by public servant to make it.

Question 12

Discuss the following offences:

  1. Refusing to answer public servant authorised to question,
  2. Refusing to sign statement,
  3. False statement on oath or affirmation of public servant etc.

Question 13

What offence is committed when a person gives a false information with intent to cause public servant to injure another? What is the scope and essential ingredient of Sec. 182 I. P. C.?

Question 14

Discuss the law as to:

  1. Resistance to the taking of property by the lawful authority of a public servant.
  2. Obstructing sale of property offered for sale by authority of public servant
  3. Illegal purchase or bid for property offered for sale by authority of public servant.
  4. Disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant.

Question 15

What is the law relating to:

  1. Obstruction to public servant in the discharge of public functions.
  2. Omission to assist public servant when bound by law to give assistance.
  3. Threat of injury to public servant.
  4. Threat of injury to induce person to refrain from applying for protection to public servant

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Question 16

What do you mean by ‘giving false evidence’. Explain and illustrate.


What are the essential ingredients of the offence of Perjury?

Question 17

A, being bound by an oath to state the truth, states that he believes a certain signature to be the handwriting of Z, when he does not believe it to be the handwriting of Z. Has A committed any offence? Give reasons and refer to relevant provision, if any, on the point. [D.J.S. 1971]

Question 18

Is there any difference between Indian and English law on false evidence?

Is there any difference between Indian and English law on giving false evidence?

Question 19

State the ingredients of the offence of fabricating false evidence, giving illustrations.

Question 20

A puts jewels into a box belonging to Z with the intention that they may be found in that box and that this circumstance may cause Z to be convicted of theft. What offence, if any has been committed by A? [RJS, 1991, WBJS, 1996]

Question 21

A, with the intention of causing Z to be convicted of a criminal conspiracy, writes a letter in imitation of Z’s handwriting, purporting to be addressed to an accomplice in such criminal conspiracy, and puts the letter in a place which he knows that the officers of the police are likely to search. Has A committed any offence? Give reasons in support of your answer and also refer to the relevant provision on the point.

Question 22

Distinguish between ‘giving false evidence’ and ‘fabricating false evidence’. [M.P.C.J. 2015, U.P.C.J. 1997]

Question 23

Answer the questions related to false evidence:

  1. What is the punishment for false evidence?
  2. What is the law relating to false evidence?
  3. Giving or fabricating false evidence with intent to procure conviction of capital offence.
  4. Threatening or inducing any person to give false evidence.
  5. Using evidence known to be false.
  6. Issuing or singing false certificate.
  7. Using as true a certificate known to be false.
  8. False statement made in declaration which is by law receivable as evidence.

Question 24

What is the offence of causing disappearance of evidence of offence, or giving false information to screen offender.

Question 25

What is the law regarding False Personation?

  1. False personation for the purpose of act or proceeding in suit or prosecution.
  2. Fraudulent removal or concealment of property to prevent its seizure as forfeited or in execution.
  3. Fraudulent claim to property to prevent from seizure etc.
  4. Fraudulently suffering decree for sum not due.
  5. Dishonestly making false claim in court.
  6. Fraudulently obtaining decree for sum not due.
  7. False charge of offence made with intent to injury.

Question 26

Write notes on (1) Destruction of documents, and Harbouring an offender.

Question 27

A, a State prisoner escapes from jail. He is arrested from a place where he was given shelter and food by B, his wife. Is B liable to be prosecuted? [R.J.S. (1980-81)]

Question 28

Is ‘intentional omission to apprehend on the part of public servant bound to apprehend’ an offence under I. P. C.? If yes, describe the offence.

Question 29

Discuss the offence of Contempt of Court mentioning its essential ingredients.

Question 30

Discuss the law as to Disclosure of the identity of the victim of certain offences, and Failure by person released on bail or bond to appear in Court.

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Updated On 1 Jun 2023 6:20 AM GMT
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