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MCQs on Factories Act 1948 (4)

1. The annual return under the Factories Act shall be submitted to Inspector of Factories on or before
(a) 31st January
(b) 31st December
(c) 30th April
(d) 31st March


2. The number of elected workers in the canteen managing committee shall not be more than --------- or less than -------
(a) more than 5 or less than 2
(b) more than 20 or less than 10
(c) more than 15 or less than 10
(d) more than 10 or less than 5


3. As per Factories Act,  "child" means a person who has not completed his ------- year of age
(a) 18 th
(b) 21 st
(c) 15 th 
(d) 14 th


4. As per Factories Act,  "hazardous process" means any process or activity in relation to an industry specified in the 'First Schedule' where, unless special care is taken, raw materials used therein or the intermediate or finished products, bye-products, wastes or effluents thereof would-
(a) Cause material impairment to the health of the persons engaged in or connected therewith
(b) Result in the pollution of the general environment
(c) Only (a)
(d) Both (a) and (b)


5. "factory" means any premises including the precincts whereon --------- or more workers are working, or were working on any day of the preceding twelve months, and in any part of which a manufacturing process is being carried on with the aid of power.
(a) 10
(b) 20
(c) 15
(d) 25


6.In any case of a public emergency the State Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, exempt any factory or class or description of factories from all or any of the provisions of this Act except section ----------- for such period and subject to such conditions as it may think fit; provided that no such notification shall be made for a period exceeding three months at a time.
(a) Section 20
(b) Section 67
(c) Section 60
(d) Section 53


7. As per Factories (Amendment) Act, 1987, if a factory engaged in a hazardous process, the occupier of a factory shall inform the Chief Inspector about the nature and details of the process in such form and in such manner as may be prescribed  within a period of -------- days of such commencement 
(a) 60
(b) 25
(c) 30
(d) 50


8. The maximum permissible threshold limits of exposure of chemical and toxic substances in manufacturing processes (whether hazardous or otherwise) in any factory shall be of the value indicated in the ---------- Schedule.
(a) First Schedule
(b) Third Schedule
(c) Fourth Schedule
(d) Second Schedule


9. No adult worker shall be required or allowed to work in a factory for more than ------- hours in any week.
(a) 48
(b) 52
(c) 60
(d) 45


10.No substitution shall be made which will result in any worker working for more than -------days consecutively without a holiday for a whole day.
(a) seven days
(b) ten days
(c) twelve days
(d) fourteen days



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