1. Adoption is recognised under
    (A) Muhammadan law
    (B) Parsi law
    (C) Hindu law
    (D) Both (A) and (C)
    (E) Only (B)
  2. Old Hindu law recognised _ kinds of adopted sons
    (A) Two
    (B) Three
    (C) Five
    (D) Seven
    (E) Twelve
  3. Modern Hindu law recognises _ kinds of adopted sons
    (A) Two
    (B) Three
    (C) Five
    (D) Seven
    (E) Twelve
  4. The Ceremony required under the Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956 is:
    (A) Datta Homam
    (B) Giving and taking
    (C) Both (A) and (B)
    (D) Only (A)
    (E) Only (B)
  5. If the adoption is made in contravention of any of the provision of the Hindu Adoption & Maintenance Act, the adoption will be considered:
    (A) Valid
    (B) Void
    (C) Voidable
    (D) Invalid
    (E) None of the above
  6. An adoption can be made by
    (A) A Hindu male
    (B) A Hindu Female
    (C) Both (A) and (B)
    (D) Only (A) and not (B)
    (E) Only (B) and not (A)
  7. An adopted child
    (A) Can be given in adoption generally
    (B) Can be given in adoption with the consent of the natural parents
    (C) Can be given in adoption only with the prior permission of the court
    (D) Cannot be given in adoption
  8. An adoption once made under the Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act can be cancelled by
    (A) The adopter
    (B) Natural parents
    (C) The Adopted child
    (D) All of the above
    (E) None of the above
  9. Mark the correct statements:
    (A) Capacity of a male Hindu to take in adoption – Sec. 7 HAMA
    (B) Capacity of a female Hindu to take in adoption – Sec. 8 HAMA
    (C) Persons capable of giving in adoption – Sec. 9 HAMA
    (D) Person who may be taken in adoption – Sec.10 HAMA
    (E) All the above
  10. An adoption made by a Hindu male without the consent of his wife is
    (A) Valid
    (B) Void
    (C) Voidable
    (D) Illegal
    (E) None of the above
  11. An adoption can be made by a major Hindu male or female if he or she is a
    (A) Major (18 years and above) and of a sound mind
    (B) Bachelor/Bachelorette or married person
    (C) Widower/Widow
    (D) Divorcee
    (E) All the above
  12. A married Hindu women
    (A) Can adopt with the implied consent of her husband
    (B) Can adopt without the consent of her husband
    (C) Can adopt with the prior permission of the court
    (D) Neither (A) nor (B) nor (C)
  13. A guardian of a child can give the child in adoption under section 9(4) of the Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, to
    (A) Anyone including himself
    (B) Anyone excluding himself
    (C) Anyone excluding himself and his family members.
    (D) Either (A) or (B) or (C)
    (E) Neither (A) nor (B) nor (C)
  14. Where a child is given in adoption by the father without the consent of the mother, such adoption is
    (A) Valid
    (B) Void
    (C) Voidable at the instance of the mother
    (D) Voidable at the instance of the father
  15. According to section 10 of HA & MA, the adopted child
    I. Must be a Hindu
    II. Must be below 15 years of age
    III. Must not be a married child
    IV. Must not be adopted
    V. Must not be lunatic or illegitimate

    (A) I, II, III and IV
    (B) I, II, III and V
    (C) I, II and III
    (D) I, IV and V
    (E) All of the abov
  16. When a child of opposite sex is proposed to be adopted, then adopter must be senior to it by at least:
    (A) 15 years
    (B) 18 years
    (C) 21 years
    (D) 16 years
    (E) 22 years
  17. In case of adoption of a son, the adoptive father must not have a living
    (A) Son
    (B) Son’s son
    (C) Son’s son’s son
    (D) Any of the (A), (B) and (C)
  18. A boy of 16 years of age may validly be taken into adoption
    (A) By operation of law
    (B) By contract between the parties
    (C) By consent of the child
    (D) If the custom usage applicable to parties so permits
  19. Existence of whom is a bar to the adoption of a daughter by a Hindu
    (A) An adopted daughter
    (B) An adopted daughter of a son
    (C) Both (A) and (B)
    (D) Either (A) or (B)
    (E) Neither (A) nor (B)
  20. On valid adoption, the adopted child is to be deemed to be the child of his or her adoptive father or mother
    (A) With effect of his or her birth as by the adoption the child is deemed to be the natural child of the adoptive parents
    (B) With effect from the date of the adoption
    (C) With effect from the date on which the child attains majority
    (D) With effect from the date determined by the person giving in adoption and the person taking in adoption
  21. Mark the incorrect Statement:
    (A) An adopted child can marry any female in its natural family whom he couldn’t have married before it’s adoption.
    (B) Any property which vested in the adopted child before it’s adoption, shall continue to vest in such person subject to the obligations, if any; including the obligation to maintain relatives in the family of his birth.
    (C) Registration of an adoption deed conclusively proves the validity of the adoption.
    (D) An admission of adoption amounts to an admission both of the factum of the adoption and it’s validity.
    (E) Both (A) and (C)
  22. Where a Hindu who has a wife living adopts a child, the said wife is called
    (A) The natural mother of the child
    (B) The step-mother of the child
    (C) The adoptive mother of the child
    (D) Either (B) or (C)
  23. Section 14 of HA & MA, provides for the relationship of the adopted child with
    (A) The existing spouse of the adopter
    (B) The future spouse of the adopter
    (C) The ex-spouse of the adopter
    (D) Both (A) and (B)
    (E) Only (C)
  24. Registration of documents relating to adoption is
    (A) Compulsory
    (B) Optional
    (C) Neither Compulsory nor optional
    (D) Either (A) or (B)
  25. Section 16 of Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act relates to
    (A) A rebuttable presumption of law
    (B) An irrebuttable presumption of law
    (C) A presumption of fact
    (D) Either (A) or (C)
    (E) None of the above


ANSWER 1. (C) 2. (C) 3. (A) 4. (E) 5. (B) 6. (C) 7. (D) 8. (E) 9. (E) 10. (B) 11. (E) 12. (D) 13. (A) 14. (B) 15. (A) 16. (C) 17. (D) 18. (D) 19. (D) 20. (B) 21. (E) 22. (C) 23. (D) 24. (B) 25. (A)

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