sexual offences: Rape

sexual offences: Rape

Q. 1

Of the following which does not categorise under Rape?

Sexual intercourse with :

 A

Wife below 15 years

 B

Wife above 15 years

 C

Women below 16 years

 D

Women above 20 years

Q. 1

Of the following which does not categorise under Rape?

Sexual intercourse with :

 A

Wife below 15 years

 B

Wife above 15 years

 C

Women below 16 years

 D

Women above 20 years

Ans. D

Explanation:

B i.e. Wife above 20


Q. 2

Statutory rape is:  

TN 10

 A

Rape of an insane woman

 B

Rape of another person’s wife

 C

Rape in police custody

 D

Rape of < 18 years old girl

Q. 2

Statutory rape is:  

TN 10

 A

Rape of an insane woman

 B

Rape of another person’s wife

 C

Rape in police custody

 D

Rape of < 18 years old girl

Ans. D

Explanation:

Ans. Rape of < 18 years old girl


Q. 3

Punishment for rape is given under which section of IPC: 

TN 09; FMGE 10; AI 10; Kerala 11

 A

Sec. 320

 B

Sec. 375

 C

Sec. 376

 D

Sec. 351

Q. 3

Punishment for rape is given under which section of IPC: 

TN 09; FMGE 10; AI 10; Kerala 11

 A

Sec. 320

 B

Sec. 375

 C

Sec. 376

 D

Sec. 351

Ans. C

Explanation:

Ans. Sec. 376

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Q. 4

Punishment for rape under Sec. 376(1) IPC:

Maharashtra 09

 A

3 years imprisonment + fine

 B

5 years imprisonment + fine

 C

7 years imprisonment + fine

 D

Death sentence + fine

Q. 4

Punishment for rape under Sec. 376(1) IPC:

Maharashtra 09

 A

3 years imprisonment + fine

 B

5 years imprisonment + fine

 C

7 years imprisonment + fine

 D

Death sentence + fine

Ans. C

Explanation:

Ans. 7 years imprisonment + fine.

  • Whoever, except in the cases provided for by sub-section (2), commits rape shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which shall not be less than seven years but which may be for life or for a term which may extend to ten years and shall also be liable to fine unless the women raped is his own wife and is NOT  under twelve years of age.

As introduced in lok sabha(Bill no-126 of 2018):- 

  • Sec “376AB. Whoever, commits rape on a woman under twelve years of age shall be punished with rigorous imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than twentyyears 
  • But which may extend to imprisonment for life, which shall mean imprisonment for the remainder of that person’s natural life, and WITH FINE OR WITH DEATH.
  • sec 376(DA)- Gang rape of female
  • section 376(DB)- Gang rape of female[added to section 376(D) Ipc]



Q. 5

Date rape drug are all except ‑

 A

Propofol

 B

Gamma hydroxyl butyrate

 C

Ketamine

 D

Rohypnol

Q. 5

Date rape drug are all except ‑

 A

Propofol

 B

Gamma hydroxyl butyrate

 C

Ketamine

 D

Rohypnol

Ans. A

Explanation:

Ans. is ‘a’ i.e., Propofol

Date Rape Drug

Any drug (either surreptitiously or openly administered) that facilitates rape could be considered a date rape drug.

The drug most commonly used to facilitate sexual assault is alcohol, consumed voluntarily.

Newer date rape drugs are rohypnol and ketamine.

Other drugs

  1. Hypnotics such as zopiclone or the widely available zolpidem (Ambien),
  2. Sedatives such as neuroleptics (anti-psychotics), chloral hydrate or some histamine H1 antagonists,
  3. Commonly recreational drugs such as ethanol, marijuana, cocaine, and
  4. Less common anticholinergics, barbiturates, opioids, PCP, scopolamine,nasal spray ingredient oxymetazoline,and certain solvents like Gamma-hydroxybutyrate.

Q. 6

Which of the following is used in rape victims to determine of rupture of hymen and whether rupture is recent or old ‑

 A

Glaister Keene Rods

 B

Gaba Rod

 C

Gram Rod

 D

Cylinder Rod

Q. 6

Which of the following is used in rape victims to determine of rupture of hymen and whether rupture is recent or old ‑

 A

Glaister Keene Rods

 B

Gaba Rod

 C

Gram Rod

 D

Cylinder Rod

Ans. A

Explanation:

Ans. is ‘a’ i.e., Glaister Keene Rods

Glaister Keene Rods

Glaister Keene Rods may be used to determine degree of rupture of hymen and whether the rupture is recent or old. These rods are bent at 150 degrees at one end.

i) These are used for close examination of the hymen.

ii) These are glass or plastic rods with a diameter of 5 mm having a globe at one end and varying in size from one to two and half cm.

iii) The rod is warmed to body temperature and passed through the hymental orifice, spherical head first.

iv) Then it is passed round the posterior surface of hymen, which is slightly stretched by separation of labia minora. In this way, the edges of the hymen become slightly everted. By slowtly rotating the sphere around the edges, natural notches are easily differentiated from tears, recent or old.

v) This method does not cause pain or injury.

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Q. 7

Statutory rape is when a husband has sexual intercourse with his wife with age ‑

 A

< 15 years

 B

< 16 years

 C

< 17 years

 D

< 18 years

Q. 7

Statutory rape is when a husband has sexual intercourse with his wife with age ‑

 A

< 15 years

 B

< 16 years

 C

< 17 years

 D

< 18 years

Ans. A

Explanation:

Ans. is ‘a’ i.e., < 15 years

Statutory rape is sexual intercourse with a women below the age required/to legally consent the act, i.e. a girl below 16 years (if not wife) and below 15 years (if wife).


Q. 8

Section defining the rape ‑

 A

304 B IPC

 B

302 IPC

 C

375 IPC

 D

376 IPC

Q. 8

Section defining the rape ‑

 A

304 B IPC

 B

302 IPC

 C

375 IPC

 D

376 IPC

Ans. C

Explanation:

Ans. is ‘c’ i.e., 375 IPC

Rape

  • According to Section 375 IPC, a man is said to commit rape, if he has sexual intercourse with a women :‑
  1. Against her will
  2. Without her consent
  3. With her consent if she is
  • Less than 16 years of age.
  • With his own wife less than 15 years of age.
  • Intoxicated or has unsound mind so that she is unable to understand the conseqences.
  • Consent is obtained by unlawful means, i.e. fears of death or hurt to herself or to some one whom she is interested.
  • Impersonation , i.e. when the man knows he is not her husband and her consent is given because she believes that he is another man to whom she is lawfully married.

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