MPSC Labour Officer Question Paper 2017

MPSC Labour Officer Question Paper 2017


  1. Match the pairs :


  1. Baba Padamji I. Jaipur Gharana
  2. Alladiya khan II. prabhat Film Company
  3. Baburao Painter III. Sangeet Shakuntal
  4. Annasahed Kirloskar IV. Yamuna paryatan


a         b         c        d

1)    IV        I         II      III

2)    I        III        IV       II

3)    II        IV        III      I

4)   III        II         I       IV


  1. Who from the following was not associated with SamyuMa Maharashtra Parishad ?


(1) Shankarrao Deo

(2) Keshavrao Jedhe

(3) D. V. Gokhale

(4) S. K. Patil


3.Arrange the following Acts in their chronological order :


  1. Minimum Wages Act
  2. Industrial Dispute Act
  3. Employees’ Provident Fund Act
  4. Maternity Benefit Act


(1) B,A, C, D

(2) C, A, B, D

(3) A, B, C, D

(4) D, C, B, A


4.”McMohan line”, an international boundary between lndia and China touches which of the following State ?


(1) Himachal Pradesh

(2) Arunachal Pradesh

(3) Jammu-Kashrnir

(4) Uttaranchal


  1. What was the number of districts in lndia according to 201 1 census ?


(1) 440

(2) 540

(3) 640

(4) 740


  1. According to the United Nation’s 2014 report, India ranks_________ in the production of Mica in the World.


(1) 13th (2) 14th (3) 15th (4) l6th



7.Who is the Chairperson of the Public Accounts Committee in Parliament ?


(1) Dr. Venugopal

(2) Mallikarjun Kharge

(3) Nishikant Dubey

(4) Subhash Chandra Baheria


  1. Which one of the former Presidents was associated with the Trade Union Movement in India ?


(1) K. R. Narayanan

(3) V. V. Giri

(2) Dr. Zakir Hussain

(4) R. Venkat Raman


9.Who provides the funds to the Gram Panchayat for Jawahar Employment Scheme

(Jawahar Rojgar Yojana) ?


(1) Government of Maharashtra

(2) Finance Commission

(3) Central Government

(4) NITI Aayog


  1. Consider the following statements :


  1. The State Co-operative Bank act as a banker to Regional Rural Banks.
  2. The policy of Regional Rural Banks is more liberal than Co-operative Banks.
  3. The Nationalised banks have been providing loans at 4% rate of interest to the weaker section of the society under Differential Interest Rate Scheme from April 1972


Which of the statementls given above islare correct?


(1) ‘A’ and ‘6’

(2) ‘B’ and ‘C’

(3) ‘A’ and ‘C’

(4) All of the above


11.Consider the following statements :


  1. India’s total merchandise trade in a percentage of GDP was 44.1 percent in 2013-14.
  2. India’s merchandise exports in a percentage of GDP was 18.1 percent in 201 3-14.
  3. According to VVTO in April 201 4, India was the 1 9Ih largest exporter and 1 2ih

largest importer of Merchandise trade in the world.


Which of the statement/s given above islare correct?


(1) ‘A’ and ‘B’

(2) ‘B’ and ‘C’

(3) ‘A’ and ‘C’

(4) All of the above


12.Consider the following statements :


  1. India’s exports to Africa declined by 13.5 percent in 2016-17 (April-November)
  2. During 2016-17 (April-December), India’s imports of capital goods declined by

8.8 percent.

  1. India’s imports from CIS and Baltics region declined by 10.3 percent in (AprilNovember)

2016-1 7.


Which of the statement/s given above islare incorrect?


(1) ‘A’ and ‘9’

(2) ‘B’ and ‘C’

(3) Only ‘C’

(4) Only ‘A’


13.The ‘Raman Scanners’ used at airport security checks or forensic work are based on

which of the following natural phenomenon ?


(1) Scattering

(2) Radioactivity

(3) Carbon-dating

(4) None of the above


14.The joint efforts of ISRO and Airport Authority of .India (A.A.I.) to meet the civil aviation requirements are regarding the establishment of what ?


(1) A.W.S.



(4) None of the above


  1. Male and female flowers of__________are borne on different sporophylls of the same



(1) Angiosperms

(2) Gymnosperms

(3) Spore

(4) Bryophyta


16.In which city Summer Olympics will organize in 2020 ?


(1) London

(2) Paris

(3) Tokyo

(4) New Delhi


  1. Where was India’s first ‘e-court’ established ?


(1) Hyderabad

(2) Kolkata

(3) Mumbai

(4) Chenna


18.The message of United Nations related to ‘Perpetual Development Manifesto 2030’

includes the dream of____________ of ‘social justice and equality’.


(1) Nelson Mandela (Madiba)

(2) Dr. Babasaheb Arnbedkar

(3) lrorn Sharmila

(4) Antonio Guterres


  1. Which country has made a co-operation agreement with lndia for binary taxation on

28th January, 2016 ?


(1) Russia

(2) France

(3) Armenia

(4) Switzerland


  1. On 26 May, 2017 the Prime Minister of lndia inaugurated the longest bridge in lndia is

located on which of the following river ?


(1) The Brahrnaputra river

(2) The Ganga river

(3) The Saraswati river

(4) The Godawari river


21.Select the correct option to replace the question mark in the series given below :

424,461,502,545, ?


(1) 592

(2) 612

(3) 572

(4) 588


22.What will come in place of the question marks in the following series ?

100 ? 011001 ? 0000110 ? ? 01


(1) 0100

(2) 0110

(3) 0001

(4) 1001


23.Nanu has a novels, story collections, science fictions, poem collections and drama books.

He gave following information about it.


  1. Poem collections are less than novels by 11.
  2. There are 5 more science fictions than drama books.

iii. There are 3 less story books than science fictions.

  1. Novels and poem collections together are 57 books.
  2. Story collections and poem collections together are 38 books


How many books are there with Nanu ?


(1) 103

(2) 100

(3) 102

(4) 104


24.The lndian Constitution assures lndian women several rights to protect her at work place.

The Articles are


(1) Articles 14 and 15 : Right to equality

(2) Article 21 : Right to Life -to live with dignity

(3) Article 19(1) (g) : Right to Practice any profession/trade/occupation/business and

also right to safe environment free from harassment

(4) All above said articles are applicable


25.___________founded Madras Labour Union in 1918.


(1) Mrs. Annie Besant

(2) Mr. B. P. Wadia

(3) Shrimati Anusayaben

(4) None of these


26.For the recognition of Trade Unions, the criteria under thecode of Discipline adopted in__________of lndian Labour Conference


(1) 14th Session

(2) 16th Session

(3) l8th Session

(4) 19th Session


27.The psychological model related to Id, Ego and Superego mainly developed by


(1) Sigmund Freud

(2) Martin Buber

(3) Jean-Paul Sartre

(4) Tolman



28.___________is a relatively permanent change in behaviour that results from reinforced

practice or experience.


(1) Perception

(2) Sensation

(3) Learning

(4) All the above


  1. In the transactional analysis, there are different types of transactions. Among the following which one is notconsidered to be a type of transaction ?


(1) Complementary transactions

(2) Crossed transactions

(3) Competing transactions

(4) Ulterior transactions


30.Two-factor theory of motivation was proposed by


(1) Douglas McGregor

(2) Frederic Herzberg

(3) Peter Drucker

(4) David McClelland


  1. Among the following which are the popular methods of attitude measure?


(1) Thurstone and Likert techniques

(2) Operant and trait approach

(3) Phychomotor and mechanical approach

(4) None of these


  1. Barriers in communication that arise from the linguistic capacity of the parties involved

are known as_________________barriers.


(1) Semantic

(2) Personal

(3) Physical

(4) None of these


33.The comprehensive contingency model for leadership was developed by


(1) Fred Fiedler

(2) Mitchigan

(3) Reddin

(4) Liken


  1. In 1991, the ‘National Commission on Rural Labour’ constituted under the chairmanship of


(1) Ela Bhatt

(2) Bhootlingam

(3) G. D. H. Cole

(4) Dr. C. H. Hanumanth Rao


  1. ______________is a simple graph or chart showing the relationship between volume of

output and total cost and revenue of the firm.


(1) Working capital turnover ratio

(2) Break-even analysis

(3) Cost of rising finance

(4) None of these


  1. The most general featurels of the formal organisation islare


  1. It is impersonal or abstract
  2. Relationship between its members are designed
  3. It is a part of wider system


Which of the statementls given above islare correct?


(1) only b

(2) a and b only

(3) a and c only

(4) a, b and c


37.Which of the following statement is true?


(1) Culture is external and mechanical, while civilisation is internal and organic

(2) Culture and civilisation are not interdependent

(3) Culture and civilisation are interactive

(4) None of these


  1. Among the following, which one is not included under psycho-sociological theories ?


(1) The Mitchigan studies

(2) The Pittsburg studies

(3) The Maslow’s theory

(4) The Adam Smith’s theory


  1. According to Fair Wage Committee, the Living Wage is


(1) ensures the bare subsistence of life

(2) the lower limit of fair wage

(3) the highest level of wage

(4) the statutory minimum wage


  1. The first convention of ILO relates to


(1) Hours of work (Industry)

(2) Minimum wages

(3) Social security

(4) Minimum age (Industry)


41.Who was the Chairman of Second National Commission (2002) on Labour ?


(1) P. B. Gajendra Gadkar

(2) Ravindra Varma

(3) R. Krishnan

(4) B. N. Rao


42.The bargaining theory of wages propounded by


(1) J. B. Clark

(2) John Davidson

(3) J. S. Mill

(4) J.M.Keynes


  1. For regulation of industries in the desired way, the first and most comprehensive Act of

Industries (Development and Regulation) Act was passed by the Parliament in the year


(1) 1948

(2) 1951

(3) 1956

(4) 1973


  1. _______________s a group administered questionnaire containing 54 items reflecting a

person’s fundamental interpersonal relations, orientation and behaviour.


(1) Emulation

(2) Persuasion

(3) FIRO-B

(4) EURO


45.Convention No. 122 of International Labour Organisation [ILO] is related to


(1) Employment Policy

(2) Collective Bargaining

(3) Labour Administration

(4) Minimum Age


46.Which one of the following is not the theoretical perspective concerning lndustrial

Relationship ?


(1) Pluralist

(2) Marxian

(3) Trusteeship

(4) Subsistence


47.Representative Union, Qualified Union and Primary Union, these three types of Unions

recognised under


(1) lndustrial Disputes Act

(2) MRTU and PULP Act

(3) Maharashtra lndustrial Relations Act

(4) lndustrial Employment (SO) Act


  1. In case of bivariate population, correlation can be studied through


  1. Cross tabulation
  2. Charles Spearman’s coefficient of correlation
  3. Karl Pearson’s co-efficient of correlation


Which of the statementls given above islare correct?


(1) Only a

(2) Only b

(3) b and c only

(4) a, b and c


  1. Match the following :


  1. Homans I. Group Dynamics
  2. Theodore New Comb II. Exchange Theory
  3. Kurt Lewin IlI. Balance Theory
  4. Thibaut and Kelly IV. I-A-S Theory


a          b            c         d

1)   IV         III           I         II

2)   II         III           IV         I

3)    I          II           IV        III

4)   II          IV          III          I



  1. In the Constitution of India, Article 41 relates to


(1) Living Wage

(2) Equality of all citizens before law

(3) Right to work

(4) Formation of new States


51.As per the Industrial Disputes Act, the matters concerned with Second Schedule falls

within the jurisdiction of


(1) Industrial tribunal

(2) Labour court

(3) Both industrial tribunal and labour court

(4) None of these


  1. The class intervals such as 10 – 20, 20 – 30, 30 – 40, 40 – 50 are usually stated as


(1) Exclusive type

(2) Inclusive type

(3) Frequency type

(4) All the above


53.The important measures of dispersion is/are


  1. Range
  2. Mean deviation
  3. Standard deviation


(1) Only b

(2) Only a and b

(3) Only band c

(4) a, band c


54.The major basic social processes are


  1. Co-operation
  2. Conflict
  3. Competition
  4. Accommodation
  5. Assimilation


(1) Only a and b

(2) b, d and e

(3) a, c and d

(4) All the above


  1. Match the following :


Group ‘A’              Group ‘B’

  1. N. M. Lokhande i. Textile Labour Association
  2. Mahatma Gandhi ii. Rashtriya Mill Mazdoor Sangh
  3. G. D. Ambekar iii. Transport and Dock Workers Union
  4. P. D. Mello iv. Bombay Mill Hands Association


a        b       c        d

(1)     ii      iii      i       iv

(2)    iii       ii     iv        i

(3)     iv       i       ii      iii

(4)     iv       ii      i       iii


56.In recent times, there have been rapid developments in the aims and objects of trade

unions. The objectives of trade unions may be


  1. Improving the wages and conditions of labour
  2. Raising the status of workers
  3. Extending the area of social control of the nation’s economic life and participation

in that control


Which of the objectives given above islare correct?


(1) a only

(2) b and c only

(3) a and c only

(4) a, b and c



57.The lntra-Mural activity of aTrade Union refers to


(1) Make provisions for the education of the children of their members

(2) Housing schemes run by the Trade Unions outside

(3) Activities conducted by the Trade Union within the organisation

(4) None of these


58.Who is known as the founder of Organised Labour Movement in lndia ?


(1) N. M. Lokhande

(2) Lokmanya Tilak

(3) Mahatma Gandhi

(4) B. P. Wadia


59.Which organisation has been engaged in collection, compilation, analysis and dissemination of labour statistics at All lndia Level on different facets of labour ?


(1) Central Bureau

(2) Labour Bureau

(3) Labour Tribunal

(4) ESlC


60.’Labour is not a commodity’ this fundamental principle of ILO, adopted in 1944 at the

conference held in


(1) Geneva

(2) Philadelphia

(3) Turin

(4) Washington


61.Wage Fund Theory was propounded by


(1) J. S. Mill

(2) Torrena

(3) Walker

(4) Adam Smith


62.The crucial determinant of fair wages is


(1) Bargaining capacity of the union

(2) Cost push inflation union

(3) Capacity to pay of the industry

(4) Minimum food requirement


63.According to whom, ‘Social Security is an attack on five Giants – Want, Disease, Ignorance, Squalor and Idleness’ ?


(1) Sir William Beveridge

(2) Sir Robert Owen

(3) Sir Rameshwaraiya

(4) Sir Vishweshwaraiya


64.Section 26 of law relating to arbitration and conciliation in India permits the arbitral tribunal


(1) For an exparte award

(2) For assistance in taking evidence

(3) To seek the assistance of experts

(4) Commencement of proceedings


65.Read the following statements regarding settlements of Industrial Dispute by Arbitration.


  1. If arbitration agreement is as per requirements of rule and form are substantially

complied, it is sufficient.

  1. It is absolutely necessary that arbitration agreement must be in Form-C of the Act.


(1) Both the statements are correct

(2) Only statement A is correct

(3) Only statement B is correct

(4) Both the statements are wrong


66.Section 37 of law relating to arbitration and conciliation specifies the scope of appeal from the orders of the court and arbitral tribunal___________ period of time is specified for filing an appeal.


(1) Fifteen days

(2) No

(3) Thirty days

(4) Sixty days


67.Read the following statements regarding the Unorganised Worker’s Social Security Act, 2008.



  1. This Act to provide the social security and welfare of unorganised workers and

other matters connected therewith

  1. This Act came into force on 3oth December, 2008
  2. Under Section lO(2) of the Act every eligible unorganised worker shall make an

application in the prescribed form to the Social Justice Department of the Government.


(1) Only A is correct

(2) Only A and B are correct

(3) Only B and C are correct

(4) All the above are correct


68.The punishment for violation of Employment of Children Act, 1939, is imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than_________but which may extend to___________or with fine which shall not be less than Rs______________but which may extend to Rs__________, or with both


(1) 3 months, 6 months, 500, 1000

(2) 6 months, one year, 500, 1000

(3) 3 months, one year, 500,2000

i4) 6 months, two years, 1000,2000


69.According to Section 48 of the Factories Act, 1948 (I), in every factory wherein more than________________women workers are ordinarily employed there shall be provided and maintained a suitable room or rooms for the use of children, under the age of six years, of such women.


(1) Thirteen

(2) Twenty

(3) Twenty-five

(4) Thirty


70.As per Section 10 of the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986, whose decision is final in case of disputes as to age of child ?


(1) Factory Inspector

(2) Employer

(3) Medical Officer

(4) Guardian of Child


71.For contravention of any provision of the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 or the Rules, Penalty is imprisonment upto ________________or with fine upto Rs__________or with both.


(1) 3 months, 500

(2) 6 months, 1000

(3) 6 months, 500

(4) 3 months, 1000


72.In which of the following case the Supreme Court of lndia ruled that employing workers at wage rates below the statutory minimum wage level equivalent to forced labour and prohibited under Article 23 of the Constitution of lndia ?


(1) Kotchu Velu v. Joseph, 1987

(2) National Iron and Steel Company v. State of West Bengal, 1967

(3) Peoples’ Union for Democratic Rights v. Union of lndia, 1982

(4) None of the above


73.According to Section 2 (q) of the Beedi and Cigar Workers (conditions of employment) Act, 1966, “Young person” means a person who has completed___________years of age but has not completed__________years of age.


(1) 12, 16

(2) 16, 21

(3) 14, 18

(4) 18, 21


74.According to_____________of the Employee’s Compensation Act, 1923 if personal iniuw is caused to an employee by accident arising out of and in the course of’his employhent, his employer shall be liable to pay compensation in accordance with the provisions of___________.


(1) Section 3(1), Chapter Ill

(2) Section 4(2), Chapter II

(3) Section 3(1), Chapter II

(4) Section 3(2), Chapter III


  1. Find odd man out regarding Social Security Schemes for the unorganised workers under Section 2(i) and Section 3 of the Unorganised Worker’s Social Security Act, 2008.


(1) lndira Gandhi National Old Age pension Scheme

(2) Aam Admi Bima Yojana

(3) Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act

(4) Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana


76.Sections_______________of Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 deals with the penalties for the acts punishable under the Act.


(1) 24 to 30

(2) 26 to 31

(3) 25 to 30

(4) 28 to 32


77.Find odd man out regarding categories of unorganised labour.


(1) Labour employed in industry

(2) Beedi and Cigar workers

(3) Tribal labour

(4) Sweepers and scavengers


78.An arbitration where the procedure is either agreed upon by the parties or in theabsence of an agreement, the procedure is laid down by the arbitral tribunal is known as


(1) Institutional arbitration

(2) Ad hoc arbitration

(3) Contractual arbitration

(4) Statutory arbitration


79.Which of the following statement is wrong regarding Section 10A of the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 ?


(1) There must be an agreement between employer and the workmen to refer on

industrial dispute to an arbitrator.

(2) The industrial dispute subsists after agreement can be settled by arbitrator.

(3) The dispute to be settled by arbitrator may be regarding working conditions,

employment matters, wages etc.

(4) The solution to the dispute will be the award given by the arbitrator.


80.The definition of ‘Arbitration Agreement’ is mentioned in Section____________of law relating to arbitration and conciliation in India.


(1) 7

(2) 8

(3) 6

(4) 9


81.As per Section 18(3) of the Industrial Disputes Act, which of the following statement IS wrong ?


(1) This gives provision regarding, how to settle industrial dispute.

(2) The Arbitration Award is binding on a11 the parties to the dispute.

(3) The employer and his heirs, successors or assigns are bound by Arbitral Award.

(4) The settlement of dispute is binding on all persons of establishment relates to

dispute on the date of disputes and all persons who subsequently become employed in that establishment or part of it.


82.Which Section gives provision for second appeal under Right to Information Act ?


  1. Sec. 17(1)
  2. Sec. 18(4)
  3. Sec. 19(1)
  4. Sec. 19(3)


(1) a and bonly

(2) b and c only

(3) c only

(4) d only


83.The person appointed as Chairperson of National Human Rights Commission, as per Section 6 of the Protection of Human Rights Act. 1993 shall hold office for a term of five years from the date on whichhe enters upon his office or until he attains the age of __________years, whichever is earlier.


(1) Seventy

(2) Sixty five

(3) Sixty

(4) Seventy five


84.In which of the following case, human rights of transgender community are recognised ?


  1. Burkha Dutt Vs. Union of lndia
  2. Shabnum Bano Vs. Union of lndia
  3. National Legal Services Authority Vs. Union of lndia
  4. Maharashtra Legal Services Authority Vs. Union of lndia


(1) a and b

(2) b only

(3) c only

(4) All of the above


  1. As per Section 19 of the Minimum Wages Act, 1948, the appropriate Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, appoint such persons as it thinks fit to be__________for the purpose of this Act and define the local limits within which they shall exercise their functions.


(1) Contractor

(2) Labour Judge

(3) Inspector

(4) Workshop incharge


86.Which Section of Minimum Wages irct, 1948, require maintenance of registers and records ?


(1) Sec. 15

(2) Sec. 16

(3) Sec. 17

(4) Sec. 18


87.Under which Section of Minimum Wages Act, 1948, the Central Government can give direction ?


(1) Sec. 27

(2) Sec. 28

(3) Sec. 29

(4) Sec. 30


88.Which Section made provision for appointment of special public prosecutor under Protection of Human Rights Act ?


(1) Sec. 31

(2) Sec. 32

(3) Sec. 33

(4) Sec. 34


89.As per Section 22 of the Min~mum Nages Act, 1948, the employer pays his employee less than the minimum rates of wages fixed for that employee’s class of work, he shall be punished with imprisonment which may exlend to____________or with fine upto ___________or both.




(1) Twenty days ; Rs  200

(2) Three months ; Rs 200

(3) Six months ; Rs 500

(4) One year ; Rs 1,000


90.For the purpose of co-ordination of work and advising the appropriate Government in the matter of fixing and revising minimum rates of wages, which body is appointed by the Government ?


  1. Advisory Board
  2. Advisory Council
  3. Advisory Committee
  4. Advisory Commissiorr


(1) b and c only

(2) b and d only

(3) a only

(4) c only



91.As per Section 21 (5) of the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, the State Commission may inquire into violation of human rights only in respect of matters relatable to any of the entries enumerated in______________to the Constitution.


(1) List – I and List – II in the First Schedule

(2) List – II and List – IV in the Third Schedule

(3) List – I and List – II in the Fifth Schedule

(4) List – II and List – Ill in the Seventh Schedule


92.Under Human Rights Act, which Section deals with constitution of State Human Rights Commission ?


  1. Sec. 20
  2. Sec. 21
  3. Sec. 22
  4. Sec. 23


(1) a and c only

(2) a and d only

(3) b only

(4) c only



93.As per Section 39 of the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, every member of the Commission, State Commission and every Officer appointed or authorised by the Commission or State Commission to exercise functions under this Act shall be deemed to be a


(1) Member of Parliament

(2) Member of Legislative Assembly

(3) Status of Union Minister

(4) Public Servant


94.Where the information sought for concerns the life or liberty of a person, the same shall be provided within ______________hours of the receipt of the request under Section 7 of the Right to lnformation Act, 2005.


(1) Seventy two

(2) Forty eight

(3) Ninety six

(4) One hundred


95.Under Right to lnformation Act, “Public Authority” is explained in Sec.


  1. 2(a)
  2. 2(c)
  3. 2(h)
  4. 2(k)



(1) a and d only

(2) a and b only

(3) c only

(4) d only


96.As per Section 15 of the Right to lnformation Act, 2005, the State Chief lnformation Commissioner is appointed by the Governor on recommendation of a Committee consisting of Chief Minister as Chairperson and____________in the Legislative Assembly as one of the member.


(1) Leader of opposition

(2) Leader of ruling party

(3) Speaker

(4) Deputy Speaker