MCQs

Socio-Economic Offences (SEO) MCQ [Part: 2]

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  • When did The Food Safety and Standards Act 2006, come into force?
    • 21st April, 2006
    • 23rd March, 2006
    • 21st May, 2007
    • 23rd August 2006
  • The FSSAI has now changed the regulations of trans-fatty acids. Choose the correct statement from the following—

(I)      Trans Fatty Acids, TFA in oils and fats to 3% for 2021 and 2%         by 2022

(II)     The current permissible limit is of 5%

  • Only I
  • Only II
  • Both I and II
  • None of the above 

Answer: c

{Explanation: The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has reduced the levels of trans fatty acids (TFA) in oils and fats to 3% for 2021 and 2% by 2022 from the current permissible limit of 5%. It has been done through an amendment to the Food and Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restriction on Sales) Regulations.}

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  • Which section of The Food Safety and Standards Act 2006 deals with the Officers and other employees of Food Authority?

Section 12 of The Food Safety and Standards Act 2006
Section 9 of The Food Safety and Standards Act 2006
Section 14 of The Food Safety and Standards Act 2006
Section 20 of The Food Safety and Standards Act 2006

Answer: b (Section 9)

  • Which section of The Food Safety and Standards Act 2006deals with Duties and functions of Food Authority
  • Section 16 of The Food Safety and Standards Act 2006
  • Section 14 of The Food Safety and Standards Act 2006
  • Section 13 of The Food Safety and Standards Act 2006
  • Section 18 of The Food Safety and Standards Act 2006

Answer – A. 

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  • Section 25 of The Food Safety and Standards Act 2006 deals with __?
    • Food recall procedures
    • All imports of articles of food to be subject to this Act
    • Emergency prohibition notices and orders
    • Liability of Food Safety Officer in certain cases

Answer: b

  • According to the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, cosmetic means—
    • any article intended to be rubbed, poured, sprinkled or sprayed on, or introduced into, or otherwise applied to, the human body or any part thereof for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness, or altering the appearance, and
    •  includes any article intended for use as a component of cosmetic
    • Both A and B
    • None of the above

Answer: c

  • The administrative structure provided by the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, includes—
    • Drugs Technical Advisory Board
    • Drugs Consultative Committee
    • Central Drugs Laboratory & State Drug Control Laboratory
    • Licensing authorities
    • All of the above

Answer: e

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  • Import of certain drugs or cosmetics can be prohibited by the Central Government, it includes—
    • any drug or cosmetic which is not of standard quality,
    • any misbranded drug or misbranded or spurious cosmetics
    • any adulterated or spurious drug
    • All of the above

Answer: d

  • The Central Government has the power to prohibit import of drugs and cosmetics in public interest, if—
    • the Central Government is satisfied that the use of any drug or cosmetic is likely to involve any risk to human beings only.
    • the Central Government is satisfied that the use of any drug or cosmetic is likely to involve any risk to human beings or animals.
    • the drug has therapeutic value.
    • quantity of therapeutic justification not mentioned on the drug or cosmetic.

Answer: b

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  • The Drugs and Cosmetics Act, regulates—
    • Import drugs and cosmetics.
    • Manufacture drugs and cosmetics.
    • distribution & sale of drugs and cosmetics.
    • All of the above.

Answer: d

  • Pesticides, veterinary drugs residues, antibiotic residues and microbiological counts, is provided in section____ of The Food Safety and Standards Act 2006.

Section 24 of the Food Safety and Standards Act of India, 2006.

Section 23 of the Food Safety and Standards Act of India, 2006.

Section 22 of the Food Safety and Standards Act of India, 2006.

Section 21 of the Food Safety and Standards Act of India, 2006.

Answer: d

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  • Material which is or could be employed for the purposes of adulteration, means a/an—
    • adulterated
    • adulterant
    • toxic metal
    • external particle

Answer: b

  • An article of food shall be deemed to be adulterated, if—
    • if the article contains any other substance which affects, or if the article is so processed as to affect, injuriously the nature, substance or quality
    • if the article had been prepared, packed or kept under sanitary conditions whereby it has become contaminated or injurious to health
    • Both A and B
    • None of the Above

Answer: a

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  • The aim if the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, is—
    • the prevention of adulteration of food
    • the prevention of misbranding of food
    • the prevention of importing substandard food
    • All of the above

Answer: a

  • As per the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, Ayurvedic, Siddha or Unani drug includes all medicines intended for internal or external use for or in the diagnosis, treatment, mitigation or prevention of disease or disorder in human beings or animals, and manufactured exclusively in accordance with the formulae described in the—
    • authoritative books of Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani Tibb system of medicine, listed in the First Schedule
    • authoritative books of Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani Tibb system of medicine, listed in the Second Schedule
    • Notified by Central Government
    • Notified by State Government

Answer: a

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  • Any article intended to be rubbed, poured, sprinkled or or sprayed on the human body for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness, or altering the appearance, is a-
    • Drug
    • Cosmetic
    • Ayurvedic drug
    • None of the above

Answer: b

  • If a person imports spurious drugs he/she shall be punishable with—
    • Imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years and a fine upto five thousand rupees.
    • Imprisonment for a term which may extend to five years and a fine upto five thousand rupees.
    • Imprisonment for a term which may extend to seven years and a fine upto ten thousand rupees.
    • Imprisonment for a term which may extend to ten years and a fine upto three thousand rupees.

Answer: a

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  • The term of office of the nominated and elected members of the Drugs Technical Advisory Board is for—
    • Two years
    • three years
    • five years
    • None of the above

Answer: b

  • The Central Drugs Laboratory carries out the functions entrusted to it by the Drugs and Cosmetics Act or rule. It is under the control of a—
    • Inspector
    • Analyst
    • Advisor
    • Director

Answer: d

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  • If the product has been substituted partly or wholly by another drug substance, it is known as–
    • Adulterated drug
    • Misbranded drug
    • Spurious Drug
    • Poisonous drug
  • Spurious drug is defined in section ____ of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940.
    • Section 9
    • Section 9 A
    • Section 9 B
    • Section 9 C

Answer: c

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  • Spurious Drugs mean—
  • Imitations of other known drugs.
  • Substitutes of earlier known drugs.
  • Drugs resembling other known drugs.
    • Only I.
    • Only III.
    • II and III.
    • I, II and III.

Answer: d

  • Section 12 of The Food Safety and Standards Act 2006 deals with_______?
    • Functions of Central Advisory Committee.
    • Scientific Committee.
    • Officers and other employees of the Food Authority.
    • General principles to be followed in the administration of the Act.

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