25 MCQ on Legal Provisions for Women

25 MCQ on Legal Provisions for Women

1. The "Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act" was enacted in which year in India? a) 2005 b) 2010 c) 2000 d) 1995 Answer: a) 2005

2. The legal age of marriage for women in India is: a) 18 years b) 21 years c) 20 years d) 25 years Answer: a) 18 years

3. The "Maternity Benefit Act" in India provides for how many weeks of maternity leave for women working in the organized sector? a) 26 weeks b) 12 weeks c) 16 weeks d) 32 weeks Answer: a) 26 weeks

4. The "Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act" aims to prevent the misuse of technology for the determination of: a) Sex of the fetus b) Genetic diseases c) Blood type d) Physical disabilities Answer: a) Sex of the fetus

5. "Women's Reservation Bill" proposes to reserve what percentage of seats for women in the Lok Sabha and State Legislative Assemblies? a) 33% b) 50% c) 25% d) 40% Answer: a) 33%

6. The "Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act" was enacted in which year to curb indecent portrayal of women in media? a) 1986 b) 1976 c) 1996 d) 2000 Answer: a) 1986

7. The "Dowry Prohibition Act" was enacted in India in which year to combat the social evil of dowry? a) 1961 b) 1970 c) 1983 d) 1956 Answer: a) 1961

8. The "Equal Remuneration Act" in India aims to provide equal pay for the same work to: a) Men and women b) Senior and junior employees c) Government and private sector employees d) Workers in different industries Answer: a) Men and women

9. The "Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act" allows termination of pregnancy up to how many weeks for specific reasons? a) 20 weeks b) 24 weeks c) 26 weeks d) 30 weeks Answer: a) 20 weeks

10. The "Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act" in India aims to combat: a) Trafficking and sexual exploitation of women and girls b) Online harassment c) Domestic violence d) Child labor Answer: a) Trafficking and sexual exploitation of women and girls

11. The "Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition, and Redressal) Act" was enacted in India in which year? a) 2013 b) 2009 c) 2010 d) 2005 Answer: a) 2013

12. The "Special Marriage Act" in India allows for a civil marriage between individuals belonging to different: a) Religions b) Castes c) States d) Socio-economic backgrounds Answer: a) Religions

13. The "Prohibition of Child Marriage Act" in India was enacted in which year to prevent child marriages? a) 2006 b) 2010 c) 1995 d) 1989 Answer: a) 2006

14. The "Women's Helpline Number 181" was launched for providing immediate assistance to women in distress in India. In which year was it launched? a) 2012 b) 2013 c) 2014 d) 2015 Answer: b) 2013

15. The "National Commission for Women" (NCW) was established in India in which year to protect and promote the rights of women? a) 1992 b) 1980 c) 2000 d) 1975 Answer: a) 1992

16. The "Prohibition of Dowry Act" was enacted to address the issue of dowry harassment and cruelty. In which year was this Act enacted? a) 1961 b) 1986 c) 2005 d) 2010 Answer: c) 2005

17. The "National Policy for Empowerment of Women" was formulated by the Government of India in which year to address issues related to women's rights and development? a) 2001 b) 2005 c) 2010 d) 2016 Answer: b) 2005

18. The "Sexual Assault Treatment Guidelines" were issued in India by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in which year to provide medical and forensic care to survivors of sexual assault? a) 2015 b) 2018 c) 2012 d) 2010 Answer: a) 2015

19. The "Rape Crisis Centres" were established in India to provide immediate medical, legal, and counseling support to survivors of sexual assault. In which year were these centers established? a) 2000 b) 2005 c) 2013 d) 2018 Answer: c) 2013

20. The "Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act" includes provisions to protect women belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes from atrocities. In which year was this Act enacted? a) 1989 b) 1995 c) 2002 d) 2017 Answer: a) 1989

21. The "Prohibition of Child Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act" was enacted in India to address and punish sexual offenses against children. In which year was this Act enacted? a) 2009 b) 2011 c) 2012 d) 2014 Answer: c) 2012

22. The "Goa Children's Act" provides for stringent measures against offenders involved in the sexual exploitation of children. In which year was this Act enacted? a) 2003 b) 2005 c) 2012 d) 2014 Answer: a) 2003

23. The "Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act" was enacted in India in which year to address the issue of triple talaq (divorce)? a) 2017 b) 2018 c) 2019 d) 2020 Answer: a) 2017

24. The "National Legal Services Authority (NALSA)" was constituted in India in which year to provide free legal services to the marginalized and weaker sections of society, including women? a) 1995 b) 2005 c) 2010 d) 2012 Answer: a) 1995

25. The "One-Stop Centre (OSC) Scheme" was launched by the Government of India to provide integrated support and assistance to women affected by violence. In which year was this scheme launched? a) 2014 b) 2015 c) 2016 d) 2017 Answer: b) 2015

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