CBSE Class 10th Economics 5 – Consumer Rights MCQs

The most useful measure provided to consumers by consumer forums is the right to ____.

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The most useful measure provided to consumers by consumer forums is the right to get compensation or redressal.

What is the main provision of COPRA that favours consumers the most?

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The main provision of COPRA that favours consumers the most is the right to represent in consumer courts.

When were the UN guidelines for consumer protection formulated?

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The UN guidelines for consumer protection were formulated in 1985.

National Consumer Day is celebrated on ____.

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National Consumer Day is celebrated on December 24.

Which of these was the main factor that gave birth to the consumer movement?

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Dissatisfaction among consumers was the main factor that gave birth to the consumer movement.

When was the Right to Information Act passed in India?

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The Right to Information Act was passed in India in 2005.

The Government of India protects the interests of consumers by standardisation through ____.

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The Government of India protects the interests of consumers by standardisation of products through BIS - Bureau of Indian Standards.

____ are established to protect the interests of consumers.

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Consumer courts are established to protect the interests of consumers.

When was the Consumer Protection Act passed in India?

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The Consumer Protection Act or COPRA was passed in India in 1986.

What is the universally accepted certification for gold?

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The universally accepted certification for gold is the Hallmark.

What scheme was launched in 2002 by the Department of Consumer Affairs of the Government of India?

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The Department of Consumer Affairs of the Government of India launched a scheme in 2002 to establish consumer clubs in schools, colleges and universities.

When was the first consumer forum formed?

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The first consumer forum was formed in the 1960's.

Why is an individual consumer more vulnerable to exploitation?

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An individual consumer is more vulnerable to exploitation because individual consumers purchase in small amounts and are scattered.

The Government of India protects the interests of consumers by standardisation of products through BIS - Bureau of Indian Standards.

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The most important effect of the Consumer Protection Act of 1986 was that independent departments of consumer affairs were formed in the central and the state governments.

A district-level consumer court can deal with cases where the claims are up to Rs. ____ lakh.

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A district-level consumer court can deal with cases where the claims are up to Rs. 20 lakh.

The right to safety for a consumer entails the right to____.

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The right to safety for a consumer entails the right to buy only safe products.

If you live in a residential colony, you can approach the ____ against any unfair trade practice.

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If you live in a residential colony, you can approach the resident welfare association against any unfair trade practice.

Rules and regulations ____ consumers from exploitation.

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Rules and regulations protect consumers from exploitation.

What are the two unfair ways by which shopkeepers cheat consumers?

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The two unfair ways by which shopkeepers cheat consumers are using incorrect weights and measures, and selling goods beyond their expiry date.

Claims between Rs. 20 lakh and Rs. 1 crore are dealt with at the ____ consumer courts.

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Claims between Rs 20 lakh and Rs 1 crore are dealt with at the state-level consumer courts.

A market does not work in a fair manner when there are few ____.

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A market does not work in a fair manner when there are few producers.

A shopkeeper makes maximum profit by ____.

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A shopkeeper makes maximum profit by charging extra on the MRP.

At present, how many organisations are there in India that work on the principles laid down in the UN guidelines for consumer protection?

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At present, there are about 240 organisations in India working on the principles laid down in the UN guidelines for consumer protection.

Agmark is meant for the standardization of ____ products in India.

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Agmark is meant for the standardisation of agricultural products produced in India.

Why has the consumer movement still not gained momentum in India?

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The consumer movement has still not gained momentum in India because people still do not take the right approach to fight for their rights.

How do the departments of consumer affairs spread awareness among consumers?

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The departments of consumer affairs spread awareness among consumers by advertising in newspapers and magazines.

Which of these does COPRA aim at?

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COPRA acts in favour of consumers and helps them in getting justice in consumer courts.

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