Law Question Papers

Objective [MCQ] Sample Questions on Mohamedan Law

Choose one correct answer from the given options

1.  The four schools of thought were founded during the reign of

(a) Abbasids

(b) Mughals

(c) Fatimids

(d) None of these

2. Status of a Mufti used to be that of a

(a) Draftsman

(b) Legislator

(c) Law Officer

(d) None of these

 3. System developed by the Muslim doctors is

Mohammedan law

Fiqh

Muslim law

all the above.

4. Istihsan means:

(a) Preference of stronger evidence over analogy

(b) Preference over Ijtihad.

(c) Preference over Qiyas.

(d) None

5. The term Fiqa used in the literal sense means:

(a) Law

(b) Understanding

(c) People’s opinion

6. Analogy is rule of

(a) Deduction

(b) Interpretation

(c) Translation

(d) None of these

7. Muta under Mohammedan law means

a temporary marriage

a permanent marriage

a joint venture marriage

an illegal marriage.

8. A marriage with a woman before completion of her Iddat is

(a) Irregular

(b) Void

(c) Voidable

(d) None of these

9. Muta marriages are allowed today by the

Sunnite Schools of Mohammedan law

Shiites Schools of Mohammedan law

Ithna Ashari School of Mohammedan Law

all the above.

10. Muta marriages are considered to be illicit by

Sunnite School of Mohammedan law

Ismailis

Zaydis

all the above.

11. Islam in Arabic means

submission to the will of God

deliberate adoption of a new faith

adoption of the faith of Islam

all the above.

12. Legal capacity (ahliyya) in Islamic law is divided into

  1. Ahliyya al-ada and ahliyya al-wafa
  2. Ahliyya al-wujoob and ahliyya al-haqq
  3. Ahliyya al-wujoob and ahliyya al-ada
  4. None of these

13. Failing the mother, the custody of a boy under the age of seven years belongs to:

(a) Father

(b) Paternal uncle

(c) Brother’s wife

(d) None of these

14.  Hadith is

are the very words of God

are the traditions of the Prophet – the records of his action and his sayings

are the dictates of secular reason in accordance with certain definite principles

all the above.

15. According to Shariat the kinds of religious injunctions are

nine

seven

five

three.

16. Formal sources of Islamic law are

two

four

six

seven.

17. Islamic law is formally contained in

Koran

Hadith

Ijma & Kiyas

all the above.

18. A woman may be a Qadi/Kaji according to:

(a) Malikis

(b) Hanafis

(c) Hamblis

(d) None of these

19. Mohammedan law applies to

all persons who are Muslims by birth

all persons who are Muslims by conversion

all persons who are Muslims either by birth or by conversion

all persons who are Muslims by birth only and not to Muslims by conversion.

20. According to the Shariat, if one of the parents is a Muslim, the child is to be treated as

a Muslim

belonging to the religion of the father

belonging to the religion of the mother

belonging to the religion mutually agreed by the parents.

21. In India, if one of the parents is a Muslim, the child is to be treated as

belonging to the religion of the mother

belonging to the religion of the father

belonging to the religion mutually agreed by the parents

a Muslim.

22. Marriage in Islam is

a contract

a sacrament

a contract as well as a sacrament

either a contract or a sacrament.

23. Islamic law provides for

monogamy

unlimited polygamy

controlled polygamy

bigamy.

24. In Mohammedan law marriage is a

contract for the legalisation of intercourse and the procreation of children

contract for the procreation of children

contract for legalisation of intercourse

contract for different forms of sex relationship.

25. Under Islamic Law a child is legitimate if born after the dissolution of marriage and wife remaining unmarried:

(a) Within one year of the termination of marriage

(b) Within 280 days of the termination of marriage

(c) Within six months of the termination of marriage

(d) None of these