HIGHER JUDICIAL SERVICE EXAMINATIONLaw Question Papers

Muslim Law MCQ For Judicial Service-Set 1

1.  Essential requirements of Muslim marriage are

ijab

qabul

both ijab and qabul

either ijab or qabul.

2. Witnesses to the marriage have been provided under

Hanafi law

Shiite law

both (a) and (b)

neither (a) nor (b).

3. Marriage under Hanafi law must be

performed before

two witnesses

three witnesses

four witnesses

six witnesses.

4. Shiite law provides that

marriage must be performed before one witness

marriage must be performed before two witnesses

marriage must be performed before one male & one female witness

for the marriage witnesses are not necessary.

5. For a valid Muslim marriage

offer and acceptance must be at the same time

offer and acceptance must be at the same place

offer and acceptance must be at the same time and place

offer and acceptance may be at different times and at different places.

6. Under Mohammedan law legal

incompetency to marriage means

minority

unsoundness of mind

both minority as well as unsoundness of mind

only unsoundness of mind & not minority.

7. In cases of legal incompetency in

Mohammedan law

the guardians can validly enter into a contract of marriage on behalf of their wards

the guardians of a female only can validly enter into a contract of marriage on behalf of the female

the guardians of a male only can validly enter into a contract of marriage on behalf of the male

the guardians cannot validly enter into a contract of marriage on behalf of their wards.

8. In Muslim law, the majority is attained at

the age of 12 years

the age of 9 years

the age of 18 years

the puberty.

9. A marriage entered into by a girl while she has not attained puberty under Muslim law is a

valid marriage

void marriage

voidable marriage

either (a) or (c).

10. A marriage contracted by the guardian of a girl, while she has not attained the puberty is a

valid marriage

valid marriage but the minor girl has a right to repudiate the marriage on attaining majority

void marriage

either (a) or (c).

11. Option of puberty means

a Muslim minor girl married during minority by a guardian has a right to repudiate such marriage on attaining puberty

a Muslim minor girl married during minority by a guardian has no right to repudiate such marriage on attaining puberty

a Muslim minor girl married during minority by a guardian has a right to repudiate such marriage on attaining puberty only with the permission of the court

a Muslim minor girl married during minority by a guardian can repudiate such marriage with the consent of her husband.

12. ‘The option of puberty’ can be exercised by the female before attaining the age of

21 years

18 years

15 years [clarification  age of puberty is 15]

either (a) or (b) or (c).

13. Consummation of marriage before the age of puberty

deprives the wife of her option of puberty always

deprives the wife of her option of puberty only under certain circumstances

does not deprive the wife of her option of puberty

either (a) or (b).

14. Option of puberty is lost

on consummation after attaining puberty

on non-repudiation of marriage before attaining the age of 18 years

both (a) and (b)

only (b) and not (a).

15. Option of puberty is available to

wife only

husband only

wife and husband both

only wife and not husband.

16. Husband married during minority

has the same right to dissolve the marriage, but there is no statutory period within which he must exercise such right

has the same right to dissolve the marriage, and has to exercise that right before attaining the age of 15 years

has the same right to dissolve the marriage and has to exercise that right before attaining the age of 18 years

has the same right to dissolve the marriage and has to exercise that right before attaining the age of 21 years.

17. Husband married during minority loses his

right to repudiate the marriage on

payment of dower

cohabitation after attaining majority

either (a) or (b)

neither (a) nor (b).

18. Mere exercise of the option to repudiate the marriage

severes the marital tie

does not severe the marital tie

may severe the marital tie if consented to by the other party

either (a) or (c).

19. Zina in Mohammedan law means

Sexual intercourse not permitted by law

sexual intercourse permitted by law

fornication or adultery

both (a) and (c).

20. Offsprings of ‘Zina’ are

illegitimate and can be legitimated by acknowledgement

illegitimate and cannot be legitimated by acknowledgement

legitimate

either (a) or (c).

21. In Mohammedan law, a marriage may be

sahih

fasid

batil

either (a) or (b) or (c).

22. Main limitations to the capacity of a Muslim to marry are

three

five

seven

eight.

23. A Muslim can marry any number of wives not exceeding

four

three

two

one.

24. A Muslim can marry any number of wives not exceeding four. If a Muslim marries a fifth wife, such a marriage shall be

valid

irregular

void

either (a) or (c).

25. If a Muslim woman marries a second husband, such a marriage shall be

valid

irregular

void

either (b) or (c).


 

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