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Marriage Law Quiz

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No consent, as stated in the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 under section 12, can mainly arise from which of the following situations?

  • Mistake
  • Necessity
  • Quick Decision
  • Intoxication


First the factors needed for a valid marriage. The Age of Marriage Act 1929 states that you must be how old to marry?

  • 15
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18


A couple getting married must not be closely related, as set out in the Marriage Act 1949. This was amended, however, by which act?

  • Marriage (prohibited degrees of relationship) Act 1981
  • Marriage (prohibited degrees of relationship) Act 1990
  • Marriage (prohibited degrees of relationship) Act 1986
  • Marriage (prohibited degrees of relationship) Act 1972


Bigamy is a criminal offence under which section of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861?

  • Section 3
  • Section 4
  • Section 53
  • Section 57


The case of Corbett v Corbett (1970) demonstrated which requirement needed for a valid marriage?

  • Gender
  • Relation
  • Age
  • Status


The correct formalities must also be followed in order for a marriage to be legal. Which of the following legally has to happen for the majority of these marriages?

  • There must be two witnesses
  • All of these
  • The marriage takes place between 8am and 6pm
  • The building must be open to the public


Which of the following is not a licence that a couple can apply for if they wish to get married?

  • Special Licence
  • They are all
  • General Licence
  • Common Licence


Which section of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 recognises that a marriage is not legal if any of the requirements are absent, making it void?

  • Section 8
  • Section 9
  • Section 10
  • Section 11


There are certain rights and duties expected of married partners, which of the following is not a right/duty?

  • Share of income
  • Maintenance
  • Right to inherit
  • Cohabitation