5th January 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Consider the following statements:

  1. The Factories Act, 1881 was passed with a view to fix the wages of industrial workers and to allow the workers to form trade unions.
  2. M. Lokhande was a pioneer in organizing the labour movement in British India.

Which of the above statements is/are correct? (CSP 2017)

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: [pib] Amendment to the Trade Unions Act, 1926 to make provisions regarding Recognition of Trade Unions

[pib] Amendment to the Trade Unions Act, 1926 to make provisions regarding Recognition of Trade Unions

Q.2) Consider the following statements:

  1. The credit for the first association of Indian workers is generally given to the Bombay Mill-Hands Association founded by N.M. Lokhande in 1890.
  2. The first clearly registered trade-union is considered to be the Madras Labour Union founded by B.P. Wadia in 1918.

Which of the given statements is/are incorrect?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: [pib] Amendment to the Trade Unions Act, 1926 to make provisions regarding Recognition of Trade Unions

[pib] Amendment to the Trade Unions Act, 1926 to make provisions regarding Recognition of Trade Unions

Q.3) Which of the following are not the components of Menstrual Hygiene Scheme of the Govt. of India?

a) Improving access to and use of high quality sanitary napkins by adolescent girls in rural areas.

b) Ensuring safe disposal of Sanitary Napkins in an environmentally friendly manner.

c) Provision of funds to ASHAs to hold monthly meeting with adolescents to discuss issues related to menstrual hygiene.

d) None of the above.

Inspired by: [pib] Menstrual Hygiene for Adolescent Girls Scheme

[pib] Menstrual Hygiene for Adolescent Girls Scheme

Q.4) With reference to the MSME Sector of India, consider the following statements:

  1. The share of MSMEs in the country’s gross value added is estimated to be about 32%
  2. It also contributes about 40% to total exports and 45% to manufacturing output.
  3. More than 90% of MSMEs operate in the formal sector

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) Only 2

d) All are correct

Inspired by: RBI forms expert committee to rejuvenate MSMEs

RBI forms expert committee to rejuvenate MSMEs

Q.5) The Khushi Scheme, a female health and hygiene program to provide free sanitary pads to girl students is an initiative of:

a) Madhya Pradesh

b) Haryana

c) Odisha

d) Maharashtra

Inspired by: The Indian Express

 

 

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