MCQs on Law - 12

1. Legal effects of recognition are

(i) Recognised State can sue in municipal courts of recognizing State.
(ii) Recognised State can claim possession of property situated within jurisdiction of the recognizing State which formerly belonged to preceding government.
(iii) The recognized State becomes entitled to claim sovereign immunity from being impleaded in the municipal courts of the recognizing State.
(iv) The recognized State acquires the capacity to enter into diplomatic relations with other States and to conclude treaties with them.

(A) (i) only
(B) (i) and (ii) only
(C) (i), (ii) and (iii) only
(D) (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv)

2. Which one of the following is not condition with regard to the persons who may be adopted, under Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956?

(A) He or she must be a Hindu.
(B) He or she must has not already been adopted.
(C) He or she must consent to adoption.
(D) He or she must has not completed the age of fifteen years, unless there is custom.

3. The right to contract a minor in marriage under Muslim Law, belongs, successively to

I. Father
II. Mother
III. Paternal grand father
IV. Brother

(A)       I,          II,        III,       IV
(B)       I,          III,       IV,       II
(C)       III,       IV,       I,          II
(D)       II,        III,       IV,       I

4. Under Section 19 of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, a petition in a Matrimonial case has to be filed at the place

(A) where the respondent, at the time of the presentation of the petition, resides.
(B) where the parties to the marriage last resided together.
(C) in case the wife is the petitioner, where she is residing on the date of presentation of the petition.
(D) All the above.

5. In which of the following case the question of constitutional validity of Section 9 of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, came for consideration for the first time?

(A) Saroja Rani V. Sundarshan Kumar
(B) Bipin Chandra V. Prabhavati
(C) Savitry Pandey V. Premchandra Pandey
(D) Lachman V. Meena

6. In which of the following case, the court held that “Dower is a sale-price of women”?

(A) Subrunnissan’s case
(B) Abdul Kadir’s case
(C) Humara Begam’s case
(D) Shah Bano’s case

7. “Single Act of adultery” is a ground for

(A) Judicial Separation
(B) Divorce
(C) Divorce and Judicial Separation both
(D) None of the above

8. Dower in Muslim Law is

I. Dowry
II. An obligation imposed upon husband as a mark of respect for wife.
III. Sale price of woman.
IV. Consideration for marriage.

Select the correct answer by using the codes given below:

(A) I, III and IV are correct.
(B) II and III are correct.
(C) II and IV are correct.
(D) I and III are correct.

9. Match List-I with List-II and give the correct answer by using the codes given below:                                                                                    

List – I
List – II

(Sections of Hindu Marriage Act, 1956)
(i) Registration of Hindu Marriages.
(a) Section 13 B

(ii) Divorce by Mutual Consent.
(b) Section 16

(iii) Legitimacy of children of void and voidable marriages.

(c) Section 8
(iv) Divorced persons when may marry again
(d) Section 15
            (a)        (b)        (c)        (d)
(A)       (i)         (ii)        (iii)       (iv)
(B)       (iii)       (i)         (iv)       (ii)
(C)       (ii)        (iii)       (i)         (iv)
(D)       (iv)       (ii)        (iii)       (i)

10. The movement for protection of human rights gained greater momentum after ............

(A) American War of Independence.
(B) Second World War
(C) Atlantic Charter, 1941
(D) The European Convention on Human Rights, 1950

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