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Indian Labour Law Exams: Factories Act Questions and Answers

Updated on June 18, 2015

Questions and Answers About the Factories Act of 1948

This article will take you through ten multiple choice questions on Indian labour laws, specific to the Factories Act of 1948. Such questions are useful when preparing for competitive exams.

1. Section 2 (a) of the act defines the term:
a. Adult
b. Adolescent
c. Child
d. Calendar year

2. According to the definition of "week" under the Act, it is a period of seven days beginning at midnight on:
a. Sunday
b. Monday
c. Saturday
d. Friday

3. If any article is stored in a cold storage, is it considered as a Manufacturing Process under the Act?
a. Yes
b. No

4. As per the Act, a person who has not completed his 15th year of age is a/an:
a. Adolescent
b. Teenager
c. Child
d. Adult

5. A Mobile unit that belongs to the armed forces of the Union is not a "factory" as per the definition of "factory" given under the Act.
a. True
b. False

6. Section 2 (n) under the act defines:
a. Publisher
b. Manager
c. Owner
d. Occupier

7. "Welfare" is not part of the Factories Act, 1948.
a. True
b. False

8. As per the Act, the floor of every work room should be cleaned once every:
a. Day
b. Month
c. Week
d. Hour

9. The District Magistrate cannot become an inspector as per the Act.
a. True
b. False

10. The power of inspectors is discussed under which section of the Factories Act, 1948?
a. Section 9
b. Section 10
c. Section 11
d. Section 12

Answers : 1a,2b,3a,4c,5a,6d,7b,8c,9b,10a


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      Sakshi 2 years ago

      Great MCQs

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      ABHI 3 years ago

      in question no. 2- about "WEEK" as per F ACT-48 -IT SHALL BE "SATURDAY" mention in "sect. 2-f"

      if any additional info plz to share as well.....

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      rishidave23 3 years ago from India

      Thanks all!! For more MCQs on Indian Labour Laws please visit my blog.

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      Ram 3 years ago

      good information, but some more is required

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      jagannadharao c 3 years ago

      good information, useful for preparing students for exans

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      rishidave23 3 years ago from India

      Thanks for your comment Chandan. For more material on the subject, you may like to visit my blog

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      chandan srivastava 3 years ago

      thanks for post such a precious format of question paper, really it helped me lot to short-out my problems. i am expecting to you please post other useful paper also that which help us to crack the psu exam

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      shd 4 years ago

      thanks a ton!!

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      rishidave23 4 years ago from India

      Sure I will, you may like to visit my blog having more multiple choice questions on Factories Act and other Acts.

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      sushree sangita swain 4 years ago


      kindly give objective type of question and answers on other Labour laws that will hepl students.