GRADUATE LEVEL EXAM GENERAL AWARENESS QUESTIONS

1. Which one of the following statements with regard to the Council of Indian Employers (CIE) is NOT true?
(a) It was formed in the year 1956
(b) It unified the All India Organisation of Employers (AIOE) and the Employers Federation of India (EFI)
(c) The Standing Conference on Public Enterprises has not joined the CIE
(d) The AIOE and EFI still retain their identity while sending equal number of representatives to the CIE

2.  Who among the following was the first President of the All India Trade Union Congress?
(a) Mahatma Gandhi
(b) N M Joshi
(c) Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose
(d) Lala Lajpat Rai

3. Under the provisions of the Industrial Disputes Act 1947, the average pay for a monthly paid workman means the average of the:
(a) wages payable in six completed calendar months preceding the date on which the average pay becomes payable.
(b) wages payable in three completed calendar months preceding the date on which the average pay becomes payable.
(c) wages payable in four completed calendar months preceding the date on which the average pay becomes payable.
(d) wages payable in twelve completed calendar months preceding the date on which the average pay becomes payable.


4. What is the time period within which the Grievance Redressal Committee constituted under the provisions of the Industrial Disputes Act 1947 is to complete its proceedings on receipt of a written application by or on behalf of the aggrieved party?
(a) 15 days
(b) 21 days
(c) 30 days
(d) 45 days

5. Which one of the following statements as per the Industrial Disputes Act 1947 is NOT correct?
(a) Court of Inquiry is constituted by the appropriate Government
(b) Conciliation officers for conciliating industrial disputes in Central Government Public Sector Undertakings are appointed by the Central Government
(c) The National Tribunal is constituted by both the Central Government and State Governments
(d) A Board of Conciliation consists of a Chairman and two or four Members, as the appropriate Government thinks fit

6. Under the provisions of the Industrial Disputes Act 1947, what is the time period within which the appropriate Government has to publish the award of a Labour Court, Industrial Tribunal and National Tribunal from the date of receipt of the same?
(a) Thirty days
(b) Sixty days
(c) Ninety days
(d) Forty five days

7. Under the provisions of the Industrial Disputes Act 1947, which one of the following is considered to be retrenchment?
(a) Voluntary retirement of a workman
(b) Termination of services of a workman, otherwise than as punishment inflicted by way of disciplinary action
(c) Termination of service of workman on the ground of ill health
(d) Termination of service of a workman as a result of non-renewal of contract of employment
between the employer and workman concerned on its expiry

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