A Quiz On Industrial Relations: Trivia!

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  • 1. 
    A serious disagreement or argument that is long-term in nature.
    • A. 

      Dispute

    • B. 

      Fight

    • C. 

      Conflict

    • D. 

      Complaint

  • 2. 
    In case of retrenchment, the worker is entitled to ____ months' notice or pay in lieu of notice.
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not an objective of IR?
    • A. 

      Connectedness

    • B. 

      Collective wisdom

    • C. 

      Conflict prevention

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    For the Marxists, all strikes are:
    • A. 

      Political

    • B. 

      Social

    • C. 

      Legislative

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not labor legislation?
    • A. 

      Factories Act

    • B. 

      Minimum Wages Act

    • C. 

      Untouchability Abolition Act

    • D. 

      Equal Remuneration Act

  • 6. 
    The reason(s) for the Manesar plant incident where an HR executive was killed due to a dispute between management and labor is(are):
    • A. 

      Disparity in wages

    • B. 

      Lack of trust between HR department and conractors

    • C. 

      Political interference

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    The registration of a trade union is compulsory.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Every Industrial Relations System has 3 basic parties: Employer, Employees, and Government. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which of the following factor(s) is(are) responsible for the weakening of the trade unions in India? a. absence of rank and file leadership b. absence of one union in one industry c. the politicization of unions d. proactive management  
    • A. 

      A,b,c

    • B. 

      A,b,d

    • C. 

      A,b,c,d

    • D. 

      C

  • 10. 
    The grant of profit-sharing benefits to managers, supervisors and all rank-and-file employees covered by the collective bargaining agreement is?
    • A. 

      An unfair labor practice

    • B. 

      A ground for staging a valid strike

    • C. 

      A direct and outright violation of its provisions

    • D. 

      A management prerogative

  • 11. 
    The amount sufficient to enable a worker to live in reasonable comfort, having regard to all obligations to which an average worker would ordinarily be subject to:
    • A. 

      Minimum Wage

    • B. 

      Fair Wage

    • C. 

      Living Wage

    • D. 

      Nominal Wage

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not a level of worker participation in management?
    • A. 

      Authoritative

    • B. 

      Consultative

    • C. 

      Informative

    • D. 

      Administrative

  • 13. 
    Temporary closing or suspension of work in a place of employment by the employer, is termed as:
    • A. 

      Retrenchment

    • B. 

      Layoff

    • C. 

      Lockout

    • D. 

      Strike

  • 14. 
    All of the following are sources of grievance arising from management policies, except:
    • A. 

      Wage rate

    • B. 

      Overtime

    • C. 

      Leave policy

    • D. 

      Autocratic leadership

  • 15. 
    An industrial dispute also covers a dispute between employers and employers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Which of the following actions is temporary in nature?
    • A. 

      Retrenchment

    • B. 

      Dismissal

    • C. 

      Layoff

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is(are) the role of trade unions in an organisation?
    • A. 

      Training and Development of workers

    • B. 

      Ensuring better wages

    • C. 

      Improving working conditions

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    Trade unions and management must strive for win-win negotiations, that is, ________, so that both parties gain something.
    • A. 

      Fixing the pie

    • B. 

      Expanding the pie

    • C. 

      Dividing the pie

    • D. 

      Removing the pie

  • 19. 
    The Trade Unions Act was passed in the year _____  
    • A. 

      1920

    • B. 

      1927

    • C. 

      1936

    • D. 

      1926

  • 20. 
    Industrial Disputes Act was passed in the year ____
    • A. 

      1945

    • B. 

      1946

    • C. 

      1947

    • D. 

      1948

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