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37. The Equal Remuneration Act, 1976

361. The principle of equal pay for equal work is contained in which Article of the Indian Constitution?
a. Article 7
b. Article 36
c. Article 39
d. Article 41

362. Which section of the act explains "Commencement of this Act"?
a. Section 2 (b)
b. Section 2 (c)
c. Section 2 (d)
d. Section 2 (e)

363. Identify Section 4 of The Equal Remuneration Act, 1976
a. Act to have overriding effect
b. Duty of employer to pay equal remuneration to men and women workers for same work or work of a similar nature
c. No discrimination to be made while recruiting men and women workers
d. Advisory Committee

364. Before the commencement of this act - Out of the two rates, distinguished merely on the basis of gender between male and female workers doing the same work, the workers would be paid at which rate after the commencement of this act?
a. The rate higher of the two
b. The rate lower of the two
c. Average Rate
d. The same rate. The new rate shall be applicable to subsequent recruits only.

365. Shall a worker be entitled to rate revision irrespective of any gender discrimination being done to men and women workers doing the same work of work of similar nature?
a. Yes
b. No

366. If the management has genuine reasons and is not financially able to pay equal remunerations to male and female employees doing the same work, can it seek to be exempted from the applicability of this act?
a. Yes
b. No

367. Does the act allow/recommend recruitment of women to be of priority over any reservations for Scheduled Casts or Scheduled Tribes in an Establishment or Employment?
a. Yes
b. No

368. What shall be the minimum number of persons to be appointed in Advisory Committee under the provisions of The Equal Remuneration Act, 1976?
a. 5
b. 10
c. 15
d. 20

369. Who shall nominate the members of Advisory Committee formed under this Act?
a. Central Government
b. State Government
c. Appropriate Government
d. None of these

370. What shall be the proportion of Women amongst the members appointed in the Advisory Committee formed under The Equal Remuneration Act, 1976?
a. One-Fourth
b. One-Half
c. One-Third
d. Full 100%

Answers to Question Set 37 : 361 C, 362 A, 363 B, 364 A, 365 B, 366 B, 367 B, 368 B, 369 C, 370 B.

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