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Quick Quiz on Criminal Law for CLAT

Given below is a quick quiz on Criminal Law for CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) and other law entrance examinations. The difficulty level of question ranges from easy to moderate. The questions are mainly from the Indian Penal Code 1860 and the Code of Criminal Procedure 1973. Try to solve the quiz accurately and as quickly as possible. Attempt the questions and check the scores with the help of the answer given at the end of the article. Keep Practising!
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  1. Waging a war or an attempt to wage a war is punishable under Indian Penal Code with
  • Punishable with Death
  • Life Imprisonment
  • Either (a) or (b)
  • None of these
  1. Which of the following is not identified under Indian Penal Code 1860?
  • Robbery by Dacoity
  • Robbery by Theft
  • Robbery by Rape
  • None of the above
  1. Which of the following is both a tort as well as a crime?
  • Defamation
  • Murder
  • Theft
  • None of these
  1. If the offence of Culpable Homicide is the genus, then murder is
  • An offence
  • A crime
  • Specie
  • None of these
  1. Which section of IPC deals with the definition of the offence of Murder?
  • 300
  • 302
  • 299
  • Both (a) and (b)
  1. Which of the following is not a chapter heading under Indian Penal Code?
  • Offences against State
  • Offences against Human Body
  • Offences against property
  • None of the above.
  1. The case of dowry death can be filed only within
  • 7 years of death
  • 7 years of marriage
  • 7 years of dowry demand
  • Both (b) and (c)
  1. Maintenance under Section 125 of the Criminal Procedure Code can be claimed by
  • Everyone
  • Wife
  • Parents
  • Both (b) and (c)
  1. A person who helps the other person is an
  • Abettor
  • Instigator
  • Accomplice
  • Friend
  1. The offence of theft can only be against
  • Movable property
  • Immovable property
  • Both (a) and (b)
  • All properties


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


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