MCQs on Factories Act 1948 (7)

1. The objective of the which of the following act is to ensure adequate safety measures and to promote the health and welfare of the workers employed in factories

(a) Factories Act 1948 
(b) Employees' State Insurance Scheme 1948
(c) Workmen's Compensation Act 1923
(d) Industrial Dispute Act 1947

2. The Factories Act 1948 extends to

(a) Whole of India including Jammu & Kashmir
(b) Whole of India excluding Jammu & Kashmir
(c) Whole of India including North Eastern Tribal Area
(d) Whole of India excluding North Eastern Tribal Area

3. Which Section of the Factories Act 1948 defines 'Adult'

(a) Section 2(b)
(b) Section 2(d)
(c) Section 2(a)
(d) Section 2(f)

4. Section 2(c) of Factories Act 1948 define child as a person who has not completed his ......... year of age

(a) 14 th
(b) 18 th
(c) 12 th
(d) 15 th

5. As per Factories Act 1948, 'Adolescent' means a person who has completed his 15 the year of age but has not completed his 21st year. This statement is

(a) True
(b) False
(c) True in respect of young person
(d) True in respect of adult

6. As per section 2(d) of the Factories Act 1948, 'young person' means a person who is

(a) a child
(b) an adolescent
(c) either a child or an adolescent
(d) a adult

7. Which Section of the Factories Act 1948 defines 'factory'

(a) Section 2(h)
(b) Section 2(k)
(c) Section 2(m)
(d) Section 2(n)

8. Which of the following is not a essential element of a factory

(a) There must be a premises
(b) There must be manufacturing process being carried on at the premises
(c) There must be ten or more workers where the manufacturing process is being carried on with the aid of power
(d) there electronic data processing units are installed

9.Which of the following are not covered by the definition of factory

(i) Railway running sheds
(ii) mines
(iii) mobile units of armed forces
(iv) hotels, eating places or restaurants

Chose the correct options:

(a) (i) & (ii)
(b) (i), (ii) & (iii)
(c) (ii), (iii) & (iv)
(d) (i), (ii), (iii) & (iv)

10. As per Factories Act 1948, which of the following is not included in the definition of 'manufacturing process'

(a) Preserving or storing any article in cold storage
(b) Any preliminary packing of raw material for delivery it to the factory
(c) Generating, transforming, transmitting power
(d) Pumping oil, water or sewage or any other substance

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