NATURE, FORMS AND CEREMONIES OF MARRIAGE

  1. Marriage under the Hindu marriage Act, 1955 is:
    (A) Contract
    (B) Sacrament
    (C) Both (A) and (B)
    (D) Neither (A) nor (B)
  2. Marriage is a sacrament amongst
    (A) Hindus
    (B) Christians
    (C) Muslims
    (D) Both (A) and (B)
    (E) Only (C)
  3. Which form of the marriage is prevalent among jats and some lower castes Hindus in Northern India?
    (A) Chadar andazi
    (B) Pratiloma
    (C) Kareva
    (D) Both (A) and (C)
    (E) Only (B)
  4. Anand Karaj is a __ ceremony
    (A) Sikh
    (B) Jain
    (C) Buddhists
    (D) Jats
    (E) Both (A) and (D)
  5. Mark the incorrect statement:
    Under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955

    (A) Any two Hindus domiciled in India can perform their marriage.
    (B) Any two Hindus whether domiciled in India or not whether Indian National or foreigners can perform their marriage
    (C) Marriage between the persons belonging to the Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism and Buddhist are valid
    (D) Marriage between a Hindu and non-Hindu or outside the four main religious communities of Hindus are valid.
  6. A marriage under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 must be solemnised in accordance with customary rites and ceremonies of
    (A) The bride
    (B) The bridegroom
    (C) Both bride and bridegroom
    (D) Either bride or bridegroom
  7. Section 7 of Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 provides for
    (A) Conditions of marriage
    (B) Capacity to marry
    (C) Ceremonies of marriage
    (D) Registration of marriage
    (E) Guardianship in marriage
  8. Under the Hindu Marriage Act, a marriage without requisite ceremonies is
    (A) Valid
    (B) Null and void
    (C) Voidable
    (D) Irregular
    (E) Void or voidable
  9. Which of the following ancient form of marriages were not approved by Hindu law
    I. Arsha
    II. Gandharva
    III. Asura
    IV. Prajapatya

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

  1. Which of the following is consider a valid customary marriage
    (A) Exchange of garlands between the bride and bridegroom
    (B) Smearing of Vermilion by the bridegroom on the forehead of the bride
    (C) Tying of the mangla sutra around the bride’s neck
    (D) All of the above
  2. Choose the correct options
    I. Under Hindu marriage Act, marriage is purely sacramental.
    II. Under the Hindu Marriage Act, marriage is having semblance of a sacrament as well as semblance of a contract.
    III. Consent of the parties is not an essential part of Hindu marriage.
    IV. A child marriage is a valid marriage under Hindu law while under the contract Act, the contract of a minor is void.

    (A) I,II and III
    (B) II, III and IV
    (C) II and IV
    (D) III and IV
    (E) I, III and IV
  3. Under Hindu marriage Act, 1955, marriage has become
    (A) Monogamous
    (B) Sacramental Union
    (C) Dissoluble Union
    (D) Contract
    (E) Both (A) and (C)
  4. The Hindu marriage Act, 1955
    (A) Recognises Gandharva form of marriage (mutual agreement between bride and bridegroom.
    (B) Recognises Brahma form of marriage (father gave the bride as gift).
    (C) Recognises only court marriages.
    (D) Does not specifically provide any form of marriage.
    (E) Both (A) and (B)
  5. Mark the correct statements:
    Hindu Marriage Act. 1955

    (A) does not prescribe the ceremonies requisite for solemnisation of marriage but leaves it to the partiesto choose a form of ceremonial marriage which is in accordance with the custom or usage applicable to them.
    (B) does not prescribe the ceremonies requisite nor leaves it to the parties to choose.
    (C) does prescribe the ceremonies and does not leave it to the parties to choose
    (D) does prescribe the ceremonies and at the same time leaves it to the parties to choose.
  6. Expression “solemnisation of marriage” refers to
    (A) Conditions of Hindu Marriage
    (B) Rites and ceremonies of marriage
    (C) Both (A) and (B)
    (D) Either (A) or (B)
  7. The Hindu Marriage Act calls marriage solemnised under the Act as ‘Hindu Marriage’
    (A) Marriage may be performed in accordance with customary rites and ceremonies of marriage
    (B) Marriage may be performed in accordance with the customary ceremonies
    (C) Both (A) and (B)
    (D) Only (A)
    (E) Only (B)
  8. Rites common in all ceremonial marriages include
    (A) Invocation before a sacred fire
    (B) Saptapadi
    (C) Both (A) and (B)
    (D) Only (A)
    (E) Only (B)

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