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MCQs on Law of Tort For SLAT

Given below are the MCQ on Law of tort for SLAT. Although the set of questions in this MCQ are moderately easy on the difficulty level, it is advised to thoroughly revise the subject before attempting the quiz and the correct answer to each question is given at the end. Read the questions carefully and answer them correctly and quickly.  All the best!

  1. Which of the following is not related to Tort law?
  • Uncodified
  • Unliquidated damages
  • Pigeon Hole theory
  • Criminal Law
  1. The pigeon-hole theory for the law of tort was given by:
  • Salmond
  • Winfield
  • Lord Macaulay
  • None of the above
  1. Which of the following is not a tort?
  • Defamation
  • Negligence
  • Culpable Homicide
  • Nuisance
  1. ‘Punitive punishments are not given in the cases of tort.’ This statement is
  • True
  • False
  • Depends on the case
  • None of these
  1. The punishments awarded in the case of tort are
  • Unliquidated
  • Imprisonment
  • Fines
  • Both (a) and (c)
  1. Which of the following legal maxim is not related to the law of tort?
  • Ubi jus ibi remedium
  • Ex turpi causa non oritur action
  • Res ipsa Loquitur
  • Consensus ad idem
  1. Which of the following interests are not protected by the law of Tort?
  • Physical injury
  • Reputation
  • Injury to property
  • Loss in business due to the breach of contract
  1. Some acts are regarded both as a crime as well as a tort. Which of the following is not one such example?
  • Defamation
  • Negligence
  • Culpable homicide
  • None of these
  1. In the case of the trespass to the person, which of the following defences will not apply?
  • Private Defence
  • Lawful authority
  • Contributory Negligence
  • None of the above
  1. The purpose behind the punishments given under the law of tort is not
  • Giving Compensation to the victim
  • Deterrence
  • Corrective Justice
  • Weakening the accused.


  1. (d)
  2. (a)
  3. (c)
  4. (a)
  5. (d)
  6. (d)
  7. (d)
  8. (c)
  9. (c)
  10. (d)



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