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Factories Act MCQ - Cs Executive

1. The responsibility for maintenance of employee health under the Factories Act, is with

a. Employees

b. Employer

c. Government

d. RBI

2. Ensuring the safety, health and welfare of the employees is the primary purpose of the

a. Payment of wages Act, 1936

b. Factories Act, 1948

c. Companies Act, 1956

d. Industrial Disputes Act, 1947

3. In which of the following situations, State Government has power to exempt any factory or class of description of factories from any or all provisions of Factories Act, except section 67?

a. When there are more than two factories under one group of companies

b. When there is public emergency

c. When Supreme Court requests State Government

d. Every calendar year, 1st January.

4. For the purpose of Factories Act, “ __________” means a grave emergency whereby the security of India or of any part of the territory thereof is threatened, whether by war or external aggression or internal disturbance.

a. Natural calamity

b. Terrorist attack

c. Public emergency

d. Private emergency

5. The State Government may use its power to exempt any factory or class of factories from all or any provisions of Factories Act, except Sec. 67 Under the public emergency for a period not exceeding ………….

a. 12 months

b. 9 months

c. 6 months

d. 3 months

6. According to the Factories Act, 1948, every ________shall ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare of all workers while they are at work in the Factory.

a. Employee

b. Occupier

c. General manager

d. Government officer

7. The provision and maintenance of plant and systems of work in the factory that are safe and without risks to health, is the duty of

a. General manager

b. Government officer

c. Employee

d. Occupier

8. The arrangement in the factory for ensuing safety and absence of risks to health in connection with the use, handling, storage and transport of articles and substances, is the duty of

a. Occupier

b. General manager

c. Government officer

d. Employee

9. Which of the following officers have the duty to the provision, maintenance monitoring of such working environment in the factory for the workers that is safe, without risks to health and adequate as regards facilities and arrangement for their welfare at work?

a. Government officer

b. Occupier

c. General manager

d. Employee

10. Which of the following section of the Factories Act, 1948 discusses the power of inspectors?

a. Section 9

b. Section 10

c. Section 11

d. Section 12

11. The inspectors appointed under Factories Act operate within their

a. Local limits

b. State limits

c. Country limits

d. International limits

12. The District magistrate cannot become an Inspector as per the Act.

a. True

b. True, however, District magistrate cannot give orders to occupiers of a factory

c. True, however, District Magistrate has to leave his practice of High court if any.

d. False

13. Under the factories Act, 1948, for every district, ________shall be an Inspector.

a. District Collector

b. District Inspector General

c. District Judge

d. District Magistrate

14. It is the duty of the manufacturer to ensure that the standards adopted in the country outside for the manufacture of such article is _________the standardsadopted in India that the article conforms to such standards.

a. Equal to

b. Below

c. Above

d. Either below or above

15. Under the Factories Act of Section 4, the State Government may, on its own or on an application made in this behalf by an occupier, direct that ____________

a. Two or more factories shall be treated as a single factory

b. Different departments of a factory shall be treated as separate factories

c. Different branches of a factory shall be treated as separate factories

d. All of the above

16. Who appoints the inspector(s) under the Factories Act, 1948?

a. Local government

b. Municipality

c. Central Government

d. State Government

17. The power to appoint Chief Inspector lies with ___________

a. Central Government

b. State Government

c. Municipal Corporation

d. Occupier

18. Who appoints the additional chief inspector, joint chief inspector and deputy chief inspector under the Factories Act, 1948?

a. Local Government

b. Municipality

c. Central Government

d. State Government

19. Every additional chief inspector, joint chief inspector and deputy chief inspector appointed under the Factories Act, 1948 will have the powers of

a. Inspector

b. Chief inspector

c. Joint inspector

d. State Government

20. Who appoints the chief inspector under the Factories Act, 1948?

a. Local government

b. Municipality

c. Central Government

d. State Government

21. Which of the following is not the power of inspector under the Factories Act, 1948?

a. Make examination of the premises, plant, machinery, article or substance.

b. Inquire into any accident or dangerous occurrence, whether resulting in bodily, injury, disability or not, and take on the spot or otherwise state-ments of any person which he may consider necessary for such inquiry.

c. Require the production of any prescribed register or any other document relating to the factory

d. The provision and maintenance of plant and systems of work in the factory that are safe and without risks to health.

22. Which of the following is not the power of inspector under the Factories Act, 1948?

a. The provision of such information, instruction, training and supervision as are necessary to ensure the health and safety, of all workers at work.

b. Seize, or take copies of, any register, record or other document or any portion thereof, as he may consider necessary in respect of any offence under this Act, which he has reason to believe, has been committed.

c. Enter, with such assistants being persons in the service of the Government, or any local or the public authority, or with an expert as he thinks fit, any place which is used, or which he has reason to believe is used as a factory.

d. Take measurements and photographs and make such recordings as he considers necessary for the purpose of any examination under clause (b), taking with him any necessary instrument or equipment.

23. The State Government may appoint qualified _________ to be “Certifying Surgeons” for the purpose of Factories Act.

a. Medical patients

b. Medical surgeons

c. Medical practitioners

d. All of the above

24. A qualified medical practitioner may be appointed by State Government under the Factories Act, 1948 to be

a. Government officer

b. Certifying surgeon

c. Examiner of all factory related documents

d. None of the above

25. A Certifying surgeon under the Factories Act, 1948 may

a. Authorize any qualified medical practitioner to exercise any of his powers

b. Write prescriptions only on the letter head of chief inspector

c. Exercise the powers of chief inspector

d. May appoint occupier and inspector in case of public emergency 

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