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Employee State Insurance Act 1948 Quiz | Employee State Insurance Act 1948 Multiple Choice Questions and Answers

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1 Which of the following labour legislations is implemented only by the Central Implementation Machinery?
A Employees’ State Insurance Act
B Maternity Benefit Act
C Industrial Disputes Act
D Trade Unions Act

Answer: Employees’ State Insurance Act
2 Under Section 2(12) the Act is applicable to non-seasonal factories employing---------- persons
A 10 or more
B 25 or more
C 20 or more
D 5 or more

Answer: 10 or more
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3 Employees’ Deposit Linked Insurance Scheme was introduced in the year
A 1976
B 1961
C 1923
D 1948

Answer: 1976
4 The Payment of Gratuity Act was introduced in the year
A 1961
B 1923
C 1972
D 1976

Answer: 1972
5 The Maternity Benefit Act was introduced in the year
A 1961
B 1923
C 1976
D 1948

Answer: 1961
6 Which of the following benefits is covered under social security schemes?
A Medical facilities
B Retirement benefits
C Compensation facilities
D All of the above

Answer: 35
7 Making peace with employees by fulfilling all their needs without any resistance is the essence of the
A Appeasement theory
B Policing theory
C Benevolence theory
D Religious theory

Answer: Appeasement theory
8 The age of dependent for obtaining dependent’s benefit under the Employees State Insurance Act has now been enhanced from 18 years to
A 25 years
B 24 years
C 20 years
D 22 years

Answer: 25 years
9 Employees who are getting a daily average wages up to ________ are exempted from contributing employees’ share of ESI contribution.
A Rs 100
B Rs 384.60
C Rs 70
D Rs 50

Answer: Rs 100
10 The employer’s share of contribution under the ESI Act is
A 4.75 %
B 1.75 %
C 12 %
D 8.33 %

Answer: 4.75 %
11 As per the latest amendment under the ESI Act, 1948 medical treatment is now available to persons under voluntary retirement scheme also.
A True
B False
C Partly True
D The Act is silent

Answer: True
12 Which of the following legislations in India is governed by a tripartite organization consisting of representatives of labour, management and Government?
A Payment of Bonus Act
B Industrial Disputes Act
C ESI Act
D Maternity Benefit Act

Answer: ESI Act
13 What is the wage limit for employees to be covered under the Employee State Insurance Act as per the latest amendment?
A Rs. 25,000 per month
B Rs. 18,000 per month
C Rs. 15,000 per month
D Rs. 20,000 per month

Answer: Rs. 15,000 per month
14 Employees’ share of contribution under the ESI Act is
A 1.75 %
B 4.75%
C 12%
D 8.33%

Answer: 1.75 %
15 Which of the following legislations extends some sort of benefit to retired employees also?
A Employees’ State Insurance Act
B Payment of Bonus Act
C Maternity Benefit Act
D Employees’ Compensation Act

Answer: Employees’ State Insurance Act
16 ‘Unemployment allowance’ payable is stated in
A Employee State Insurance Act, 1948
B Unorganized Sector Workers Social Security Act, 2005
C Factories Act, 1948
D None of the above

Answer: Employee State Insurance Act, 1948
17 Which of the following legislations was based on the recommendations of the B.P. Adarkar Committee Report?
A Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948
B Employees’ Provident Funds Act
C Maternity Benefit Act
D Employees’ Compensation Act

Answer: Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948
18 Who is an ‘exempted employee’ under the Employee’s state Insurance Act, 1948?
A Employee who is not liable under the Act to pay the employee’s contribution
B Minor employee who is not liable under the Act to pay the employee’s contribution
C Employee who is minor
D None of the above

Answer: Employee who is not liable under the Act to pay the employee’s contribution
19 The Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923, the Maternity Benefit Act, 1965 and the Employees State Insurance Act, 1948
A If the Workmen’s Compensation Act and the Maternity Benefit Act are applicable, the Employees State Insurance Act is not applicable.
B Together can be applicable
C The Maternity Benefit Act and the Employees State Insurance Act can be applicable at a time
D The Workmen’s Compensation Act and the Employees State Insurance Act can be applicable at a time.

Answer: If the Workmen’s Compensation Act and the Maternity Benefit Act are applicable, the Employees State Insurance Act is not applicable.
20 What is the content of the Schedule I of the ESI Act, 1948?
A List of occupational diseases.
B List of injuries deemed to result in permanent total disablement.
C List of injuries deemed to result in permanent partial disablement.
D None of the above

Answer: None of the above
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