VOID AND VOIDABLE MARRIAGE

  1. A marriage solemnised in contravention of the provision of section 5 of Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 is
    (A) void marriage
    (B) voidable marriage
    (C) valid marriage
    (D) either void or voidable marriage
    (E) neither void nor voidable marriage
  2. Void marriages have been described under
    (A) section 8 of Hindu Marriage Act
    (B) section 9 of Hindu Marriage Act
    (C) section 10 of Hindu Marriage Act
    (D) section 11 of Hindu Marriage Act
    (E) section 12 of Hindu Marriage Act.
  3. Who can obtain a decree of nullity in case of a void marriage under section 11 of Hindu Marriage Act, 1955
    (A) man
    (B) woman
    (C) either by the man or by the woman
    (D) only by the woman & not by the man.
    (E) only by the man & not by the woman
  4. What are the grounds of void marriage under section 11 of Hindu marriage Act, 1955
    (A) Bigamous marriage
    (B) If parties to the marriage are within the prohibited degrees of relationship
    (C) If parties to the marriage are sapindas to each other
    (D) Both (B) and (C)
    (E) All of the above
  5. Voidable marriage have been described under
    (A) section 9
    (B) section 10
    (C) section 11
    (D) section 12
    (E) section 13
  6. What are the grounds of voidable marriage under section 12 of Hindu Marriage Act, 1955
    (A) Mental incapacity
    (B) Physical incapacity
    (C) Either mental and physical incapacity
    (D) Only mental and not physical incapacity
    (E) Only physical and not mental incapacity
  7. A woman who was pregnant at the time of the marriage is a ground for annulling the marriage as
    (A) voidable
    (B) void
    (C) both void and voidable
    (D) only (A) not (B)
    (E) only (B) not (A)
  8. A marriage on the ground of barrenness or sterlity can be
    (A) voidable
    (B) void
    (C) both (A) and (B)
    (D) either (A) or (B)
    (E) neither (A) nor (B)
  9. Wherein consent of parties to solemnisation of marriage is obtained by force or fraud, a marriage is
    (A) a void marriage
    (B) a voidable marriage
    (C) a invalid marriage
    (D) only (A) and (C)
    (E) only (B)
  10. A decree of nullity of marriage in cases of voidable marriages, annuls the marriage
    (A) from the date of decree
    (B) from the date of petition
    (C) from the date of Marriages
    (D) from the date as directed by the court
    (E) only (C)
  11. Any marriage solemnised after the commencement of Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 shall be voidable and may be annulled by decree of nullity on any of the following grounds namely:
    (A) That the marriage has not been consummated owing to the impotence of the respondent
    (B) That the marriage is in contravention of the condition specified in clause (II) of section 5.
    (C) That the respondent was at the time of the marriage pregnant by some person other than petitioner.
    (D) All of the above
    (E) None of these.
  12. To constitute the fraud within the meaning of Section 12 of the Act the time which is relevant
    (A) when the parties consent to solemnise the marriage
    (B) when the marriage is solemnised
    (C) both (A) and (B)
    (D) only (A) and not (B)
    (E) only (B) and not (A)
  13. In which of the following grounds, the marriage can be annulled
    (A) If there is a mistake as to the nature of the ceremonies in the mind of one of the parties to the marriage
    (B) If there is fraud played as the ceremony of the marriage
    (C) If there is mistaken identity of the parties to the marriage
    (D) All the above
    (E) None of these
  14. Which of the following renders the marriage voidable under section 12(1)(c) of the Hindu marriage Act, 1955
    (A) No consent
    (B) Absence of consent
    (C) Both (A) and (B)
    (D) Only (A)
    (E) Only (B)
  15. Mark the correct options:
    (A) A void marriage remains valid until a decree annulling has been passed by the competent court.
    (B) A void marriage is never a valid marriage and there is no necessity of any decree annulling it.
    (C) A voidable marriage is regarded as a valid subsisting marriage until a decree annulling it has been passed by the competent court
    (D) Only (A)
    (E) Both (B) and (C)

ANSWER 1. (D) 2. (D) 3. (C) 4. (E) 5. (D) 6. (C) 7. (A) 8. (E) 9. (E) 10. (C) 11. (D) 12.(C) 13. (D) 14. (E) 15. (E)

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