Indian Labor Laws Trivia Quiz!

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  • 1. 

    Every company must provide breaks for its employees as dictated by the law.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Companies are generally required by law to provide breaks for their employees. These breaks are necessary to ensure that employees have adequate time to rest, eat, and attend to personal needs during their working hours. Failure to provide these breaks can result in legal consequences for the company. Therefore, it is true that every company must provide breaks for its employees as dictated by the law.

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  • 2. 

    As per the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, which of the following act is not termed as Sexual Harassment?

    • A.

      A demand or request for a sexual favour   

    • B.

      Sexually coloured remarks

    • C.

      Bad Physical contact

    • D.

      Meeting in the office's cabin

    Correct Answer
    D. Meeting in the office's cabin
  • 3. 

    Which of the following statement is/are correct about the Maternity Benefits Act, 1961? i. It is applicable in just government offices. ii. It is applicable in only those offices, which have over 10 employees iii. This Act entitles pregnant women employees to paid maternity leave.  

    • A.

      Only i,iii

    • B.

      Only ii,iii

    • C.

      Only ii

    • D.

      Only i,ii

    Correct Answer
    B. Only ii,iii
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Only ii,iii". This means that statement ii and iii are correct about the Maternity Benefits Act, 1961. Statement ii states that the act is applicable in only those offices which have over 10 employees, and statement iii states that the act entitles pregnant women employees to paid maternity leave.

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  • 4. 

    A pregnant woman employee is entitled to get paid maternity leave for..... (a) 6 weeks (b) 10 weeks (c) 12 weeks (d) 16 weeks

    • A.

      6 weeks

    • B.

      10 weeks

    • C.

      12 weeks

    • D.

      16 weeks

    Correct Answer
    C. 12 weeks
    Explanation
    A pregnant woman employee is entitled to get paid maternity leave for 12 weeks. This is because maternity leave is typically granted for a certain period of time to allow the woman to recover from childbirth and bond with her newborn. In many countries, including the United States, 12 weeks is the standard duration for maternity leave. This allows the woman to take the necessary time off work without worrying about financial stability during this important period in her life.

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  • 5. 

    When was the Sexual Harassment of Women employees at the Workplace Act passed?

    • A.

      2007

    • B.

      2001

    • C.

      1995

    • D.

      2013

    Correct Answer
    D. 2013
    Explanation
    In 2013, the Sexual Harassment of Women employees at the Workplace Act was passed. This act was implemented to ensure a safe and secure working environment for women and to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. It aims to protect women from any form of harassment, whether it be physical, verbal, or psychological, and provides a mechanism for women to file complaints and seek redressal. The act also emphasizes the importance of sensitizing and creating awareness among employees about sexual harassment and its consequences.

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  • 6. 

    A worker who has been employed in an office for more than a year but dismissed by his employer with no appropriate reason. This matter must be addressed under the.....

    • A.

      Industrial Disputes Act, 1947

    • B.

      Minimum Wages Act, 1948

    • C.

      The Payment of Wages Act, 1936

    • D.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    A. Industrial Disputes Act, 1947
    Explanation
    If a worker who has been employed in an office for more than a year is dismissed by his employer with no appropriate reason, this matter must be addressed under the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947. This act provides a legal framework for resolving disputes between employers and employees, including matters related to termination of employment. It ensures that workers are protected from unfair dismissals and provides a mechanism for them to seek redressal for unjust actions taken by their employers.

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  • 7. 

    Who had formulated the Employees Provident Fund Scheme?

    • A.

      Medical Benefit Council

    • B.

      ESIC

    • C.

      The State Govt

    • D.

      The Central Govt. 

    Correct Answer
    D. The Central Govt. 
    Explanation
    The Central Government formulated the Employees Provident Fund Scheme.

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  • 8. 

    To bring the peace and harmony in the industries there is need of _____

    • A.

      GDP

    • B.

      Reward & Recognition

    • C.

      Punishment

    • D.

      Law

    Correct Answer
    D. Law
    Explanation
    In order to bring peace and harmony in the industries, there is a need for a legal framework that sets out rules and regulations. Laws provide a structure for businesses to operate within and ensure that all parties involved are treated fairly. They help in resolving disputes, protecting the rights of workers, and promoting a safe and ethical working environment. Without laws, there would be chaos and potential exploitation in industries, making it difficult to maintain peace and harmony.

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  • 9. 

    The Payment and Wages Act is applicable to?

    • A.

      Only J & K 

    • B.

      India expect J & K

    • C.

      Whole India

    • D.

      Only to Limited Factories

    Correct Answer
    C. Whole India
    Explanation
    The Payment and Wages Act is applicable to the whole of India. This means that the Act applies to all states and union territories in India, excluding J & K. The Act regulates the payment of wages to employees and sets out rules regarding minimum wages, overtime, deductions, and other related matters. It ensures that workers across the country are protected and receive fair wages for their work.

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