UPHJS2018-II
Pre. Exam

98. Whether a valid adoption under the Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, 1956, can be cancelled by the adoptive father or mother or any other person?
(a) Yes (b) No
(c) Only by adoptive mother (d) None of the above

Answer and Notes Answer is B



Explanation: Section 15 of the Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act provide that no adoption which has been validly made can be cancelled by the adoptive father or mother or any other person, nor can the adopted child renounce his or her status as such and return to the family of his or her birth.

UPHJS2012
Pre. Exam

32. In case of adoption of a son by a Hindu male, the son must be-
(A) less than twenty one years of age
(B) less than eighteen years of age
(C) less than fifteen years of age
(D) less than nine years of age.

Answer and Notes Answer is C



UPHJS2012
Pre. Exam

33. Adoption is not recognized under the-
(A) Muhammadan law
(B) Parsi law
(C) Both (A) and (B)
(D) Neither (A) nor (B).

Answer and Notes Answer is C



UPHJS2018-II
Pre. Exam

11. A Hindu wife is entitled to claim maintenance after the death of her husband from her father-in-law under:

(a) Section 25 of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955
(b) Section 24 of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955
(c) Section 19 of the Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956
(d) Section 10 of the Hindu Succession Act, 1956

Answer and Notes Answer is C



Explanation: Section 19(1) of The Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act provides that a Hindu wife shall be entitled to be maintained after the death of her husband by her father-in-law Refer section 19(1) for details.