Witnesses and Recording Of Evidence

Witnesses and Recording Of Evidence

Q. 1

The witness is liable to be prosecuted for perjury, and the imprisonment may extend upto seven years. This falls under which section of IPC?

 A

S.190 of Indian Penal Code

 B

S.191 of Indian Penal Code

 C

S.192 of Indian Penal Code

 D

S.193 of Indian Penal code

Q. 1

The witness is liable to be prosecuted for perjury, and the imprisonment may extend upto seven years. This falls under which section of IPC?

 A

S.190 of Indian Penal Code

 B

S.191 of Indian Penal Code

 C

S.192 of Indian Penal Code

 D

S.193 of Indian Penal code

Ans. D

Explanation:

The witness is liable to be prosecuted for perjury, and the imprisonment may extend upto seven years falls under S.193 of I.P.C.
 
Ref: The Essentials of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology Dr.K.S.Naraya Reddy, 29th Edition, Page 12

Q. 2

Cross examination of the prosecution witness is done by :

 A

Public prosecutor

 B

Defence counsel

 C

Judge

 D

None

Q. 2

Cross examination of the prosecution witness is done by :

 A

Public prosecutor

 B

Defence counsel

 C

Judge

 D

None

Ans. B

Explanation:

B i.e. Defence counsel


Q. 3

Leading questions are permitted only in

 A

Examination in chief

 B

Cross examination

 C

Dying declaration

 D

Re-examination

Q. 3

Leading questions are permitted only in

 A

Examination in chief

 B

Cross examination

 C

Dying declaration

 D

Re-examination

Ans. B

Explanation:

B i.e. Cross examination

  • Leading questions are permissible during cross examinationQ & not during examination in chief (or direct examination) and re-examination.

A leading question is one which suggests to the witness the answer desired and admits of a conclusive answer by a wwwwww• simple ‘yes’ or ‘no’. Did Mr. A attack the decreased? was the length of cut 3 cm?

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Q. 4

Conduct money is paid to expert witness with summons from :

 A

Civil court

 B

Criminal court

 C

High court

 D

Sub magistrate

Q. 4

Conduct money is paid to expert witness with summons from :

 A

Civil court

 B

Criminal court

 C

High court

 D

Sub magistrate

Ans. A

Explanation:

A i.e. Civil court


Q. 5

Who can be considerd as an expert witness :

 A

Medical men

 B

Firearm expert

 C

Chemical examiner

 D

All

Q. 5

Who can be considerd as an expert witness :

 A

Medical men

 B

Firearm expert

 C

Chemical examiner

 D

All

Ans. D

Explanation:

D i.e. All


Q. 6

Perjury is :

 A

Willful utterance of falsehood

 B

An act comitted within court premises

 C

Failure to sign summons

 D

Failure to appear as a witness

Q. 6

Perjury is :

 A

Willful utterance of falsehood

 B

An act comitted within court premises

 C

Failure to sign summons

 D

Failure to appear as a witness

Ans. A

Explanation:

A i.e. Willful utterance of falsehood

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Q. 7

Which of the following is true about oath :

 A

Not compulsory

 B

Compulsary and binds witness for evidence given

 C

holds witness responsible for consequence of evidence

 D

Witness is liable for prosecution if he does not take oath

Q. 7

Which of the following is true about oath :

 A

Not compulsory

 B

Compulsary and binds witness for evidence given

 C

holds witness responsible for consequence of evidence

 D

Witness is liable for prosecution if he does not take oath

Ans. B

Explanation:

B i.e. Compulsory & binds witness for evidence given


Q. 8

All is exempted from oral testimony EXCEPT

 A

Dying declaration

 B

Medical evidence of injury as witness

 C

Chemical examination report

 D

Evidence of medical expert in lower court

Q. 8

All is exempted from oral testimony EXCEPT

 A

Dying declaration

 B

Medical evidence of injury as witness

 C

Chemical examination report

 D

Evidence of medical expert in lower court

Ans. B

Explanation:

B i.e. Medical evidence of injury as witness


Q. 9

Conduct money is fee given to a:   

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 A

Witness in civil court

 B

Witness in criminal court

 C

Doctor for good behavior in court

 D

Witness for good conduct

Q. 9

Conduct money is fee given to a:   

AP 07

 A

Witness in civil court

 B

Witness in criminal court

 C

Doctor for good behavior in court

 D

Witness for good conduct

Ans. A

Explanation:

Ans. Witness in civil court

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Q. 10

In civil cases, conduct money is decided by:

NEET 13

 A

Opposite party

 B

Judge

 C

Doctor

 D

Witness

Q. 10

In civil cases, conduct money is decided by:

NEET 13

 A

Opposite party

 B

Judge

 C

Doctor

 D

Witness

Ans. B

Explanation:

Ans. Judge


Q. 11

Volunteering a statement can be done by:

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 A

Eyewitness

 B

Medical witness

 C

Hostile witness

 D

IO

Q. 11

Volunteering a statement can be done by:

Punjab 07

 A

Eyewitness

 B

Medical witness

 C

Hostile witness

 D

IO

Ans. B

Explanation:

Ans. Medical witness


Q. 12

Hostile witness is one who:          

Maharashtra 08

 A

Threatens the Judge

 B

Threatens the prosecutor

 C

Refuses to answer

 D

Willfully gives false evidence

Q. 12

Hostile witness is one who:          

Maharashtra 08

 A

Threatens the Judge

 B

Threatens the prosecutor

 C

Refuses to answer

 D

Willfully gives false evidence

Ans. D

Explanation:

Ans. Willfully gives false evidence


Q. 13

A witness, who after taking oath, willfully makes a statement which he knows or believes to be false is guilty of offence under section: 

AIIMS 11; NEET 13, 15

 A

190 IPC

 B

191 IPC

 C

192 IPC

 D

193 IPC

Q. 13

A witness, who after taking oath, willfully makes a statement which he knows or believes to be false is guilty of offence under section: 

AIIMS 11; NEET 13, 15

 A

190 IPC

 B

191 IPC

 C

192 IPC

 D

193 IPC

Ans. D

Explanation:

Ans. 193 IPC


Q. 14

Hostile witness is covered under IPC section ‑

 A

191

 B

192

 C

193

 D

194

Q. 14

Hostile witness is covered under IPC section ‑

 A

191

 B

192

 C

193

 D

194

Ans. A

Explanation:

Ans. is ‘A’ i.e., 191.

  •  Hostility is one form of perjury.
  • A hostile witness is one who’s provided an eyewitness account of a criminal event or other information to help the prosecution build a case, but has later turned in court, giving a different version of events or contradictory information.
  • A witness is termed hostile, when he gives a certain statement on his knowledge about commission of a crime before the police but refutes it when called as witness before the court during trial. 
  • IPC 191 – Giving false evidence (Perjury)

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