MCQs on Indian Year Book 2017 – Labour & Employment

MCQs on Indian Year Book 2017 – Labour & Employment

Alongwith Solutions & Explanations

(UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION & OTHER COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS)

Q1. Consider the following Statements regarding Skill Development in India:

  1. Ministry for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has been formed to focus on enhancing employability of the youth through skill development.
  2. The National Skill Development Mission has been developed to create convergence across sectors and States in terms of skill training activities.

Identify the correct statements:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) All are correct

d) None

Q2. __________ is an autonomous body of the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India, set up in July 1974, has grown into a premier institute of labour research and training.

a) V.V. Giri National Labour Institute

b) Maulaza Azad Labour Park

c) Radhakrishnan Labour Symposium

d) Mazdoor Ramdas Labour Bhawan

Q3. Consider the following Statements regarding Child Labour:

  1. The Child labour Act Act prohibits employment of children below the age of 18 years in 18 occupations.
  2. National Child Labour Project (NCLP) Scheme was started in 1988 to rehabilitate children rescued from child labour.

Identify the correct statements:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) All are correct

d) None

Q4. Consider the following Statements regarding Employee State Insurance Corporation:

  1. To provide medical care and cash benefits in case of sickness, maternity and employment injuries, the Employees’ State Insurance Act was enacted in 1948.
  2. Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) is implementing the ESI Scheme introduced since 1952.

Identify the correct statements:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) All are correct

d) None

Q5. Consider the following Statements regarding Ministry of Labour and Employment:

  1. The main responsibility entrusted to the Ministry is to protect and safeguard the interests of workers in general and the poor, deprived and disadvantaged sections of the society, in particular.
  2. The Ministry is implementing the National Career Service (NCS) Project as a mission mode project for transformation of the national employment service to provide a variety of employment related services.

Identify the correct statements:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) All are correct

d) None

Solutions:

Ques.Sol.Explanation
1c
2a
3bThe Child labour Act Act prohibits employment of children below the age of 14 years in 18 occupations.
4c
5c

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