MCQ Questions for Class 10 Economics: Ch 5 Consumer Rights

MCQ Questions for Class 10 Economics: Ch 5 Consumer Rights

1. The process in which the quality of a food substance is lowered through the addition of another substance is called:
(a) mixing two substances
(b) adulteration
(c) sub-standard quality
(d) all the above
► (b) adulteration

2. The organisation which lays down standards of products at the international level is called:
(a) ISI
(b) ISRO
(c) ISO
(d) WCF
► (c) ISO

3. The agencies which look into the complaints of the consumers are popularly called:
(a) consumer courts
(b) consumer commissions
(c) consumer forums
(d) consumers cells
► (a) consumer courts

4. Name the court to which a consumer can approach, having a claim of Rs. 40 lakhs
(a) National Consumer Court
(b) State Consumer Court
(c) District Consumer Court
(d) None of the above
► (b) State Consumer Court

5. The organisation which helps guide the consumers on how to file cases in the consumer courts are popularly called:
(a) consumer cells
(b) consumer associations
(c) consumer forums
(d) consumer societies
► (c) consumer forums

6. Which mark should you look for while buying honey?
(a) ISI
(b) ISO
(c) Agmark
(d) ISO
► (c) Agmark

7. When was ISO certification established?
(a) 1952
(b) 1947
(c) 1965
(d) 1982
► (b) 1947

8. To protect themselves what do consumers need?
(a) Consumer Forums
(b) Consumer Protection Councils
(c) Consumer movement
(d) Consumer awareness
► (d) Consumer awareness

9. Name the right under which a consumer can claim compensation for the damage caused by any product.
(a) Right to Safety
(b) Right to Seek Redressal
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of these
► (b) Right to Seek Redressal

10. Factors which cause the exploitation of the consumer:
(a) Limited and wrong information
(b) Illiteracy and ignorance of the consumer
(c) Few sellers and limited competition
(d) All the above
► (d) All the above

11. The Act which was enacted to protect the consumers:
(a) Consumer Redressal Act
(b) Right to Information Act
(c) Consumer Protection Act
(d) Right to Represent Act
► (c) Consumer Protection Act

12. Which logo or mark you will have to look for on a biscuit packet?
(a) Agmark
(b) ISI mark
(c) Hallmark
(d) ISO mark
► (a) Agmark

13. Consumer Protection Act (COPRA) was enacted by Indian Government in:
(a) 1986
(b) 1983
(c) 1988
(d) 1985
► (a) 1986

14. Consumers International was created by:
(a) UNESCO
(b) UN
(c) UNICEF
(d) World Bank
► (b) UN

15. Name the Act under which consumer courts have been established:
(a) National Consumer Commission Act
(b) State Consumer Commission
(c) Consumer Protection Act
(d) None of these
► (c) Consumer Protection Act

15. MRP on a product represents:
(a) minimum retail price
(b) maximum retail price
(c) micro retail price
(d) none of the above
► (b) maximum retail price

16. Who can seek information under the RTI Act, 2005?
(a) A group of persons
(b) An individual citizen
(c) A registered company
(d) An association / society
► (b) An individual citizen

17. Consumer Protection Act (COPRA) was enacted by Indian Government in:
(a) 1986
(b) 1983
(c) 1988
(d) 1985
► (a) 1986

18. District level consumer courts can settle claims upto:
(a) Rs 20 lakh
(b) Rs 1 crore
(c) Rs 50 lakh
(d) Rs 80 lakh
► (a) Rs 20 lakh

19. Who can seek information under the RTI Act, 2005?
(a) A group of persons
(b) An individual citizen
(c) A registered company
(d) An association / society
► (b) An individual citizen

20. Right to Information (RTI) Act was enacted by the Government of India in:
(a) October 2005
(b) December 2005
(c) January 2006
(d) None of the above
► (a) October 2005

21. Consumer Protection Act, 1986 covers the whole of India except:
(a) the state of Jammu and Kashmir
(b) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
(c) Lakshadweep
(d) None of the above
► (a) the state of Jammu and Kashmir

22. Which of the following is covered under public services?
(a) Postal services
(b) Mobile repair services
(c) Washing machine after-sale services
(d) None of the above
► (a) Postal services

23. Marketing of goods and services which are hazardous to life and property is covered under:
(a) right to be protected
(b) right to be assured
(c) right to seek redressal
(d) right to be informed
► (a) right to be protected

24. When was the ‘Right to Information Act’ passed?
(a) In January 2002
(b) In March 2004
(c) In October 2005
(d) In July 2007
► (c) In October 2005

25. Who amongst the following is protected through rules and regulations in the market place?
(a) The shopkeepers
(b) The manufactures
(c) The consumers
(d) The suppliers
► (c) The consumers

26. In October 2005, the Government of India enacted a law known as:
(a) Right to Choose Act
(b) Right to Information Act
(c) Women Reservation Act
(d) Anti-corruption Act
► (b) Right to Information Act

27. Which of the following laws was enacted by the Government of India in the year 2005?
(a) The Right to Information Act
(b) The Consumer Protection Act
(c) The Right to Education Act
(d) The Right to Property Act
► (a) The Right to Information Act

28. On which of the following date does we celebrate the National Consumers’ Day?
(a) 24 October
(b) 14 October
(c) 24 December
(d) 14 December
► (c) 24 December

29. Which one of the following is not true regarding the Right to Safety?
(a) Right to be protected against unsafe appliances.
(b) Right to protected against unsafe working conditions.
(c) Right to seek information about functioning of government departments.
(d) Right to be protected against services which are hazardous to life.
► (c) Right to seek information about functioning of government departments.

30. Which one of the following is not a function of Consumer Protection Councils?
(a) They guide consumers how to file cases
(b) On many occasions they represent individual  consumers in the consumers court
(c) They create awareness among the people
(d) They help the consumer financially
► (d) They help the consumer financially

31. In October 2005, the Government of India enacted a law known as:
(a) Right to Choose Act
(b) Right to Information Act
(c) Women Reservation Act
(d) Anti-corruption Act
► (b) Right to Information Act

32. A chemist sold you a medicine of expiry date under which consumer right you can approach the consumer court ?
(a) Right of Safety
(b) Right to Seek Redressal
(c) Right to Education
(d) Right to Equality
► (a) Right of Safety

33. Which of the following is not a right of consumers?
(a) Right to safety
(b) Right to be informed
(c) Right to choose
(d) Right to constitutional remedies
► (d) Right to constitutional remedies

34. India celebrates 24th December as:
(a) National Consumers Day
(b) National Producers Day
(c) National Tourism Day
(d) National Grievance Day
► (a) National Consumers Day

35. Suppose you want to buy toothpaste and the shop owner says that he/she can sell the toothpaste only if you buy a toothbrush, which of your right is being violated by the shopkeeper?
(a) Right to safety
(b) Right to be informed
(c) Right to choose
(d) Right to represent
► (c) Right to choose
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