1. Dower/Mehar belongs
    (A) absolutely to the wife
    (B) absolutely to the wife’s father
    (C) absolutely to the wife’s mother
    (D) partly to the wife and partly to the wife’s parents.
  2. In Islam, the dower can be
    (A) specified
    (B) unspecified
    (C) either specified or unspecified
    (D) only specified and not unspecified
  3. As regards the payment, the dower can be
    (A) prompt
    (B) deferred
    (C) both (A) and (B)
    (D) Only (A) and not (B)
  4. Dower on the basis of amount payable is classified into
    (A) two categories
    (B) three categories
    (C) four categories
    (D) six categories
  5. Deferred dower is payable on the dissolution of marriage
    (A) by death
    (B) by divorce
    (C) either by death or by divorce
    D) only (B) and not (A)
  6. Specified dower can be fixed
    (A) before the marriage
    (B) at the time of marriage
    (C) at any time subsequent to the marriage
    (D) either (A) or (B) or (C)
  7. Dower ranks as
    (A) a preferential debt
    (B) an ordinary unsecured debt along with other creditors
    (C) an ordinary debt having priority over other contractual debts.
    (D) a secured debt
  8. Under the Shia law, the proper dower cannot exceed
    (A) 100 dirhams
    (B) 750 dirhams
    (C) 500 dirhams
    (D) 1000 dirhams
  9. In Hanafi law, the dower cannot be fixed at a sum less than
    (A) 3 dirhams
    (B) 10 dirhams
    (C) 100 dirhams
    (D) 500 dirhams
  10. Prompt portion of the dower can be realised by the wife
    (A) before consummation of marriage
    (B) after consummation of marriage
    (C) at any time before or after consummation of marriage
    (D) only after consummation and not before consummation of marriage
  11. Amount of dower fixed can be
    (A) increased by the husband after marriage
    (B) decreased by the husband after marriage
    (C) either (A) or (B)
    (D) Neither (A) nor (B)
  12. Where the dower amount is not fixed, the customary or proper dower of a woman is to be fixed
    (A) with reference to the social position of the husband and his means.
    (B) with reference to the social position of her father’s family and her own personal qualifications
    (C) either (A) or (B)
    (D) both (A) and (B)


  1. (A)
  2. (C)
  3. (C)
  4. (A)
  5. (C)
  6. (D)
  7. (B)
  8. (C)
  9. (B)
  10. (C)
  11. (A)
  12. (B)

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