Hindu Law Mains Question Answer Series 1: Important Questions for Judiciary, APO & University Exams | Part – I

By | April 18, 2022
Hindu Law Mains Question Answer Series

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Legal Bites presents the Hindu Law Mains Question Answer Series. The questions listed here, which are arranged by section, will help students studying for Judiciary, APO, or University Exams. Candidates can use Legal Bites’ list of questions to help them determine the most important and often asked questions, as well as practice their aptitude and knowledge.

Answering questions is a continuous process that is an inevitable component of any test preparation, as we all know. A well-written response displays not just a candidate’s knowledge, but also his or her ability to tailor the content to the question’s requirements.

It is vital to thoroughly prepare for this exam to pass it. To attain mastery over the subjects studied, applicants only need to keep practicing these questions in the months coming up to the examinations. Following it, the candidate’s confidence level, as well as their scores, will vastly improve.

Hindu Law Mains Question Answer Series 1: Important Questions for Judiciary, APO & University Exams | Part – I

Question 1

What do you mean by Hindu Jurisprudence as distinguished from Hindu Law? [BJS 1977]

Question 2

Assess the importance of Shruti as a Source of Hindu law. [BJS 1931]

Question 3

Discuss the importance of custom as a source of Hindu Law. How far Custom forms the basis of modern codified Hindu Law. [BJS 2006]

Question 4

Discuss the source of Hindu Law. Outline the three main differences between Mitakshara and Dayabhagha schools. [BJS 2011] 

Question 5

Discuss the modern sources of Hindu Law. Under what circumstances do the courts have the authority to decide for Hindus on the principles of justice, equity and good conscience? [BJS 2014] 

Question 6

  • ‘Justice has emanated from nature. Therefore, certain matters have passed into the custom reason of their utility. Finally, the fear of law, even religion, give sanction to those rules which have both emanated from nature and have been approved by custom. What is the relevance of his statement of Cicero in the Indian Legal System?
  • How does a custom originate? Write briefly about the role of the Supreme Court in preserving and developing the customs of the people? [HJS 2011]

Question 7

‘Custom is a question of fact and not of inferences.’ –Comment and elucidate. [HJS 2007, 2008] 

Question 8

‘Custom and usages that are reasonable, certain and ancient and have been adopted by a body of persons will be enforced.’ Comment by giving examples from Hindu and Mohammedan Law. [HJS 1984]

Question 9

What is a ‘partial partition’? Describe the rules relating to partial partition. [UPJS 2018]

Question 10

Can a partition re-opened? Explain the grounds on which a partition may be re-opened. [UPJS 2018]


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