UPHJS2016
Pre. Exam

85. In order to present the petition for divorce by mutual consent under section 13B of the Hindu Marriage Act the parties must be living separately for a period of
(a) two years (b) one year
(c) three years (d) not limit

Answer and Notes Answer is B


Sandeep : Refer section 13 B of the Hindu Marriage Act.

UPHJS2014
Pre. Exam

51. Section 12 (1) (a) of the Hindu Marriage Act is related to
(A) Impotency
(B) Mental disorder
(C) Fraud
(D) None of the above

Answer and Notes Answer is A

UPHJS2014
Pre. Exam

52. Suppressio veri by a woman who was pregnant at the time of marriage is a ground for annulling the marriage as.
(A) Voidable
(B) Void
(C) Irregular
(D) Neither (A) nor (B)

Answer and Notes Answer is A

UPHJS2014
Pre. Exam

53. If, during the period of judicial sepration, either spouse indulges in adultery, does it furnish a ground for divorce?
(A) Yes
(B) No
(C) Not a ground
(D) None of the above

Answer and Notes Answer is A

UPHJS2018-1
Pre. Exam

66. A defence of nullity of marriage in case of voidable marriage, annuls the marriage from the :
(a) date of the decree
(b) date of the petition
(c) date of the marriage
(d) date as directed by the Court

Answer and Notes Answer is A

Explanation : Section 12 of Hindu Marriage Art, 1955 lays down grounds for annulling a voidable marriage. It is annulled by the decree of nullity and the mamage is annulled from date of decree.

UPHJS2018-II
Pre. Exam

10. Under section 11 of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, the marriage may be declared null and void if:

(a) the parties are "within the degrees of prohibited relationship

(b) at the time of the marriage, one of the parties was incapable of giving a valid consent to it in consequence of unsoundness of mind

(c) at the time of the marriage, one of the parties was subject to recurrent attacks of insanity

(d) in all the above circumstances

Answer and Notes Answer is A



Explanation: Section 11 of The Hindu Marriage Act provides that any marriage solemnized after the commencement of the Act shall be null and void if it contravenes conditions specified in clauses 0). (iv) and (v) of section 5. Section 5 (iv) further provides that marriage may be solemnized between any two Hindus if the parties are not within the degrees of prohibited relationship. Grounds mentioned in option (b) and (c) of the questions are grounds of voidable marriage.