Prelims Practice Questions 23-05-2019 (Test 12)

1. Which of the following States have a Board for Intermediate Education?
Andhra Pradesh
Telangana State


2. The Sexual Harassment at the Workplace Act 2013 was passed to protect women from sexual harassment. Which of the following statements is correct regarding this Act?
A. It is compulsory for an organization with at least 100 or more employees to set up an internal complaints committee for addressing complaints of sexual harassment
B. It covers all kinds of work places including non- traditional ones as well as transport provided for work
C. It includes unwelcome physical, verbal or non- verbal conduct of sexual nature, showing pornography, physical contact or advances, and making sexually-coloured remarks


3. Consider the following statements about the “Forest Rights Act” 2006 and choose the correct ones:
A. Grants legal recognition to the rights of traditional forest dwelling communities, partially correcting the injustice caused by the forest laws.
B. One sought to consolidate and reserve the areas having forest cover, or significant wildlife, to regulate movement and transit of forest produce, and duty leviable on timber and other forest produce.
C. It defines what a forest offence is, what are the acts prohibited inside a Reserved Forest, and penalties leviable on violation of the provisions of the Act.


4. Under the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006, who shall be the authority to initiate the process for determining the nature and extent of individual or community forest rights or both?


5. The Sc/St Amendment Bill, 2018 seeks to insert three new clauses after Section 18 of the original Act, which of the following are added in the amendment?
1. Preliminary enquiry shall not be required for registration of a First Information Report against any person.
2. The arrest of a person accused of having committed an offence under the Act would not require any approval.
3. Anticipatory bail — shall not apply to a case under this Act, notwithstanding any judgment or order of any Court.


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