Free Employment 01 Practice Test - 12th Grade - Commerce 

Question 1

Employment is an economic activity which enables a person to earn means of living.

A.

True

B.

False

SOLUTION

Solution : A

True. Employment is an economic activity which enables a person to earn means of living.

Question 2

The workers of a formal sector are not entitled to social security benefits like pension, medical allowance etc.

A.

True

B.

False

SOLUTION

Solution : B

False. The workers of a formal sector are entitled to social security benefits like pension, medical allowance etc.

Question 3

Informalisation refers to a situation when the proportion of the workforce in the informal sector to total workforce increases

A.

True

B.

False

SOLUTION

Solution : A

True. Informalisation refers to a situation when the proportion of the workforce in the informal sector to total workforce increases.

Question 4

Which of the following is a type of wage employment?

A.

Regular workers

B.

Casual workers

C.

Both (a) and (b)

D.

None of the above

SOLUTION

Solution : C

Both regular and casual workers are hired for wages. 

Question 5

Which of the following is a feature of the Informal sector?

A.

Social security benefits

B.

Less earning

C.

Protected by laws

D.

None of the above

SOLUTION

Solution : B

Workers in the informal sector are paid unfairly low wages.

Question 6

Development of small-scale industries will provide job opportunities to a large number of masses.

A.

True

B.

False

SOLUTION

Solution : A

True. Development of small scale industries will provide job opportunities to large number of masses.

Question 7

Improvement in the education system will create more skilled labour.

A.

True

B.

False

SOLUTION

Solution : A

True. Improvement in the education system will create more skilled labour.

Question 8

Small scale industries are generally capital intensive.

A.

True

B.

False

SOLUTION

Solution : B

False. Small-scale industries are generally more labour intensive.

Question 9

Which of the following is the cause of unemployment in India?

A.

Rapidly rising population

B.

Slow economic growth

C.

Lack of education

D.

All of the above

SOLUTION

Solution : D

All these are reasons of rapid increase in unemployment in India. 

Question 10

In the Informal sector, workers are entitled to social security benefits.

A.

True

B.

False

SOLUTION

Solution : B

False. In Informal sector, workers are not entitled to social security benefits.