HIGHER JUDICIAL SERVICE EXAMINATIONLaw Question Papers

Muslim Law MCQ For Judicial Service-Set 3

1.  Marriages which are irregular under the Sunni law, under the Shia law, the same are

void marriages

valid marriages

voidable marriages

either valid or void as decided by the Qazi.

2.  A Muslim marriage is void when the prohibition against marriage is

perpetual and absolute

temporary and relative

either (a) or (b)

both (a) and (b).

3.  An irregular marriage can be terminated

by the wife

by the husband

either by the wife or by the husband

only by the husband and not the wife.

4. An irregular marriage can be terminated

before consummation

after consummation

either before or after consummation

only before consummation & not after consummation.

5. An irregular marriage can be terminated

by saying ‘I have relinquished you’

by divorce

by the intervention of the court

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

6. In an irregular marriage, the wife

is entitled to dower if the marriage is consummated before termination

is entitled to dower if the marriage is not consummated before termination

is entitled to dower irrespective of whether consummated or not

not entitled to dower at all.

7. A wife of an irregular marriage is

not bound to observe the iddat at all

is bound to observe the iddat in case of death of the husband

is bound to observe the iddat in case of divorce

is bound to observe iddat in case of death of the husband or divorce if the marriage is consummated.

8. In an irregular marriage, the duration of iddat is

four courses

three courses

two courses

one course.

9. An irregular marriage

creates mutual rights of inheritance between husband and wife, if the marriage is consummated

creates mutual rights of inheritance between husband and wife, if the marriage is not consummated

does not create mutual rights of inheritance between husband and wife, irrespective of whether the marriage is consummated or not

does not create mutual rights of inheritance between husband and wife, if the marriage is not consummated.

10. In the absence of a direct proof of a valid marriage, a presumption of a valid marriage arises

where there is a prolonged and continuous cohabitation as husband and wife

where a man acknowledges the woman as his wife

where a man acknowledges the issue of the union as legitimate

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

11. Which of the following is not a legal effect of a valid Muslim marriage

status of woman changes and she is subjected to the husband’s school of law

status of woman does not change and she is subject to her own pre-marital school of law

neither the husband nor the wife acquires any interest in the property of the other by reason of marriage

Mutual rights of inheritance are established.

12. A Shia male cannot contract a muta marriage with

a Mohammedan woman

a Christian woman

a fire-worshipper woman

any other religion.

13. A Muslim woman can contract a muta marriage with a

Mohammedan

Kitabi

a fire-worshipper

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

14. A valid muta marriage must

prescribe the period of cohabitation

specify the dower

both (a) and (b)

either (a) or (b).

15. A marriage contracted as muta, shall be void

if prescribes the period of cohabitation but does not specify the dower

if does not prescribe the period of cohabitation but specifies the dower

both (a) and (b)

only (b) and not (a).

16. A marriage contracted as muta specifying the dower, but not prescribing the period of cohabitation

shall be void

may operate as a permanent marriage

shall be presumed to be for a period of one year

shall be presumed to be for a period of three years.

17. Each heir is liable to the debts of a deceased

(a) Exclusively

(b) Severally

(c) Not beyond 1/3

(d) None of these

18. A contract of muta marriage can be put to an end by the husband

by divorce

by hiba-i-muddat

by both (a) and (b)

by either (a) or (b).

19. During the term of muta marriage

husband has a right to divorce

wife has a right to divorce

husband and the wife both have a right to divorce

neither the husband nor the wife has a right to divorce.

20. In a muta marriage, the wife

has a right to leave the husband before the expiry of the term

has a right to leave the husband before the expiry of the term only with the permission of the Qazi

has a right to leave the husband before the expiry of the term only with the permission of the court

has no right to leave the husband before the expiry of the term.

21. A muta marriage is dissolved

ipso-facto by the efflux of the period

by death

by hiba-e-muddat

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

22. On consummation of a muta marriage, the wife is entitled to

Half dower

full dower

double dower

no dower.

23. If a muta marriage is not consummated, the wife is entitled to

no dower

one third dower

half dower

full dower.

24. If the husband puts to an end the muta marriage by way of hiba-e-muddat

wife is entitled to full dower

wife is entitled to double dower

husband has a right to deduct the proportionate part of the dower for the unexpired period

husband has a discretion to fix and give the dower according to the circumstances.

25. In case the wife leaves the husband before the expiry of the term of the muta marriage

wife is entitled to full dower

wife is entitled to half dower

husband has a discretion to fix and give the dower according to the circumstances

husband has a right to deduct the proportionate part of the dower for the unexpired period.

26. On the expiry of the term of muta marriage the wife is

not bound to observe iddat

bound to observe iddat if the marriage has been consummated

bound to observe iddat if the marriage has not been consummated.

bound to observe iddat irrespective of whether the marriage has been consummated or not.

27. No iddat is necessary, in case of a muta marriage

where the marriage has not been consummated

where the husband puts to an end the contract of marriage by hiba-e-muddat

where the wife leaves the husband before the expiry of the term of cohabitation

all the above.

28. Period of iddat prescribed in cases of dissolution of muta marriage is

four courses and 10 days

four courses

three courses

two courses.

29. If there is evidence of the term for which the muta marriage was fixed and cohabitation continues after that term

cohabitation after the expiry of the term shall be void

muta marriage stands extended for the whole period of cohabitation

children conceived during the extended period shall be illegitimate

both (a) & (c) are correct.

30. ‘Dower’ under the Mohammedan law has been defined as a sum of money or other property presented by the husband to be paid or delivered to the wife in consideration of marriage by

Robertson Smith

Ameer Ali

Justice Mahmood

Hamilton.

31. Revelation is the ______ source of Islamic law

(a) Only

(b) Secondary

(c) Primary

(d) None of these

32. A gift to unborn person is

(a) Valid

(b) Void

(c) Voidable

(d) None of these


 

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