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MCQs on Maternity Benefit Act 1961 (1)

1. As per Maternity Benefit Act, t he maximum period for which any woman shall be entitled to maternity benefit shall be 

(A) twenty six weeks
(B) twelve weeks
(C) four months
(D) sixteen weeks


2. The condition of 80 days of employment in the 12 months immediately preceding the date of benefit has been made an eligibility condition for getting

(A) Maternity Benefit under the Maternity Benefit Act
(B) Disablement benefit under the ESI Act
(C) Gratuity under the Payment of Gratuity Act
(D) Sickness benefit under the ESI Act


3. The Royal Commission on Labour examined which of the two States’ Maternity Benefit Acts and recommended enactment of similar laws all over the country?

(A) Bombay and Madhya Pradesh
(B) Madras and Mysore
(C) Bihar and Bengal
(D) Punjab and Assam



4. The Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923, the Maternity Benefit Act, 1965 and the Employees State Insurance Act, 1948

(A) Together can be applicable.
(B) The Maternity Benefit Act and the Employees State Insurance Act can be applicable at a time.
(C) The Workmen’s Compensation Act and the Employees State Insurance Act can be applicable at a time.
(D) If the Workmen’s Compensation Act and the Maternity Benefit Act are applicable, the Employees State Insurance Act is not applicable.


5. Assertion (A): Provisions of Employees’ compensation Act and Maternity Benefit Act do not apply to all industries.

Reason (R): Employees’ Compensation Act is a comprehensive social security legislation.

(A) (A) is wrong, but (R) is right.
(B) (A) is right, but (R) does not related to the (A).
(C) (A) and (R) are right, and (R) validates the (A).
(D) (A) and (R) are wrong.




6. In the maternity act, an inspector is appointed under which section?

(A) Section 14
(B) Section 2
(C) Section 10
(D) Section 15


7. No contribution is required for getting benefit under which of the following legislations?

(A) Maternity Benefit Act
(B) Employees’ Compensation Act
(C) Both under (A) & (B)
(D) None of the above



8. Which section of the act states the conditions for eligibility of benefits?

(A) Section 18
(B) Section 5
(C) Section 10
(D) Section 8


9. Till what age of the child will a mother get 2 nursing breaks in the course of her daily work?

(A)12 months

(B) 6 months
(C)18 months
(D)15 months


10. Under the Maternity Benefit Act, a woman employee would get a medical bonus of:

(A) Rs. 3000
(B) Rs. 3500
(C) Rs. 4000
(D) Rs. 4500

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