PARTITION

                           

  1. Under the Mitakshara law, partition means
    (A) A division of property
    (B) A division of title or severance of status
    (C) Both (A) and (B)
    (D) Only (A) not (B)
    (E) Only (B) not (A)
  2. Which of the following properties can be a subject matter of partition
    (A) Joint family property
    (B) Separate property of a coparcener
    (C) Both (A) and (B)
    (D) Only (A)
    (E) Only (B)
  3. Who amongst the following can claim partition
    (A) Father
    (B) Son or grandson or great grandson
    (C) Daughter
    (D) Alienee
    (E) All of the above
  4. Under the Mitakshara law, partition can be claimed by
    (A) A coparcener
    (B) A female
    (C) A person claiming through a female
    (D) All the above
    (E) None of the above
  5. Joint family status comes to an end when the partition is asked by
    (A) A coparcener
    (B) A male claiming through a female under section 6 of Hindu Succession Act, 1956
    (C) An alienee of undivided share of a coparcener
    (D) Both (B) and (C) and not (A)
    (E) Only (A) and not (B) and (C)
  6. Father has a right to partition
    (A) Partition between himself and his sons
    (B) Effect a partition among the sons inter se
    (C) Impose a partial partition between himself and his minor sons
    (D) (A), (B) and (C) all are correct
    (E) (A), (B) and (C) all are incorrect
  7. Who amongst the following are not entitled to partition
    (A) Adopted son
    (B) Aurasa son
    (C) Illegitimate son
    (D) Only (A) and (B) & not (C)
    (E) Only (C) & not (A) and (B)
  8. Who amongst the following females can demand partition
    (A) Wife
    (B) Widow-Mother
    (C) Grand-mother
    (D) All of the above
    (E) None of the above
  9. A partition can be re-opened by
    (A) A son begotten at the time partition, but born after partition, if no share is reserved for him at the time of partition.
    (B) A son begotten as well as born after partition, where the father has reserved a share to himself
    (C) A son begotten at the time of partition, but born after partition, even if a share is reserved for him at the time of partition.
    (D) Both (A) and (B)
    (E) Only (C) and not (A) and (B)
  10. A son begotten as well as born after partition, is entitled to have the partition re-opened, where
    (A) Father has reserved a share to himself
    (B) Father has not reserved a share to himself
    (C) Either (A) or (B)
    (D) Only (A) and not (B)
    (E) Only (B) and not (A)
  11. A wife is entitled to a share on partition taking place between her husband and
    (A) His sons
    (B) His brother
    (C) His father
    (D) Other collaterals.
    (E) All of the above
  12. A paternal grandmother is entitled to a share on partition taking place between
    (A) Her grandsons, her son being dead
    (B) Her sons and sons of a pre-deceased son
    (C) Either (A) or (B)
    (D) Only (B) and not (A)
    (E) Only (A) and not (B)
  13. A paternal grandmother, on partition between her grandsons, and between her sons and sons of a pre-deceased son, is entitled to a share
    (A) ½ of that of her son
    (B) Equal to that of her son
    (C) ½ of that of her grandson
    (D) Equal to that of her grandson
    (E) None of the above

                               

ANSWER 1. C 2. D 3. E 4. A 5. E 6. D 7. E 8. E 9. A 10. E 11. A 12. C 13. D

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