1. Which of the following ‘Codes’ incorporates all the given statements?

(i) Every employee in an industry or unit shall have the freedom and right to join the union of his/her choice
(ii) There shall be no dual membership of unions
(iii) Uninhibited acceptance and respect for democratic functioning
(iv) Regular and democratic elections of executive bodies

(A) Inter-union code of conduct
(B) Code of Discipline
(C) Code of Practice
(D) Industrial Truce Resolution

2. Match the following measures suggested with the committees/ Commissions/ Acts.

List – I
(Committees/ Commission/Act )
List – II

(Measured Suggested)
a. The Trade Unions Act
i. Improvement of productions, unions to discourage absenteeism, and interruption of work
b. Royal Commission on Labour
ii. Growth of collective bargaining recognition of union, prohibition of strikes & lockouts
c. Industrial Policy Resolution
iii. Registration of Trade Unions
d. First National Commission on Labour
iv. Appointment of Labour Officer


a          b          c          d
(A)       ii          i           iv         iii
(B)       iii         iv         i           ii
(C)       iii         i           ii          iv
(D)       iv         ii          iii         i

3. Due to pursuit of Laissez-Faire policy in economic affairs in the past and faith in promoting autonomy in industrial relations, the government in United Kingdom has followed a policy of non-intervention in the sphere of industry. In this context, find out which of the following is not correct?

(A) The principle of collective bargaining be practised
(B) The principle of developing procedures for free and expeditious settlement
(C) The principle of protecting and saving workers from unfair labour practices
(D) The principle of association of workers in independent trade unions and employers’ association for development of industrial democracy

4. Which of the following is the main function of Labour Relations Act of United Kingdom?

(A) Regulating working conditons
(B) Licencing the industries
(C) Registration of unions
(D) Recognition of unions

5. Who had advanced the concepts of “Long Arm of Job” and “Social Invasion of Workplace” explaining the intricate relationship between intramural and extra-mural welfare?

(A) Emile Durkheim
(B) Herbert Spenser
(C) Amitai Etzioni
(D) Charles Spaulding

6. Which of the following is/are determinant(s) of supply of labour?

a. other wage rate
b. non-wage income
c. preferences for work versus leisure
d. number of qualified suppliers

(A) a and b
(B) a, b and d
(C) a, b, c and d
(D) b, c and d

7. Under which of the following incentive plans “a worker is quaranteed a minimum wage on the time basis. Then a standard time is fixed for the completion of every work and if the worker completes the work in less time, he is given bonus of the time actually saved in proportion to the total time”?

(A) Halsey Premium System
(B) Rowan Premium System
(C) Barth System
(D) Emerson Efficiency System

8. AFL-CIO in United States of America is a:

(A) Craft Union
(B) Industrial Union
(C) General Union
(D) National Union

9. Which of the following factor(s) is/are responsible for weakening the trade unions in India?

a. absence of rank and file leadership
b. absence of one union in one industry
c. politicization of unions
d. proactive management

(A) a, b and c
(B) a, b, c and d
(C) a and b
(D) a only

10. During the National Emergency Period, how many schemes of workers’ participation in management were introduced by the Government of India?

(A) One
(B) Two
(C) Three
(D) Four

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