Economics

Consumer Rights

Question:

What do we mean by consumer rights?

Answer:

A consumer is a person who buys a product, he is also called the end user.
When a product is sold there are certain rules and regulations the maker and the seller have to follow. These rule and regulations are not followed in several cases. When these rules are not followed the consumer has a right to fight for justice. This is called Consumer rights.

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Consumer Rights

Q 1.

When is the world consumer rights day celebrated?

Q 2.

What are consumer forums?

Q 3.

Mention a few factors which cause exploitation of consumers.

Q 4.

Mention a few factors which cause exploitation of consumers.

Q 5.

By what means can the consumers express their solidarity?

Q 6.

Suppose you buy a bottle of honey and a biscuit packet. Which logo or mark you will have to look for and why?

Q 7.

What legal measures were taken by the government to empower the consumers in India?

Q 8.

By what means can the consumers express their solidarity?

Q 9.

Critically examine the progress of consumer movement in India?

Q 10.

Describe some of your duties as consumers if you visit a shopping complex in your locality.

Q 11.

Why are rules and regulations required in the marketplace? Illustrate with a few examples .

Q 12.

What is Consumer Rights?

Q 13.

Why was consumer Protection Act 1986 exacted?

Q 14.

Why are rules and regulations required in the marketplace? Illustrate with a few examples.

Q 15.

Where should the consumers go to get justice ?

Q 16.

Explain the need for consumer consciousness by giving two examples.

Q 17.

Say True or False.
(i) COPRA applies only to goods.
(ii) India is one of the many countries in the world which has exclusive courts for consumer redressal.
(iii) When a consumer feels that he has been exploited, he must file a case in the District Consumer Court.
(iv) It is worthwhile to move to consumer courts only if the damages incurred are of high value.
(v) Hallmark is the certification maintained for standardisation of jewellry.
(vi) The consumer redressal process is very simple and quick.
(vii) A consumer has the right to get compensation depending on the degree of the damage.

Q 18.

What is Consumer Exploitation?

Q 19.

Write a brief note the Bureau of Indian Standards.

Q 20.

What is the rationale behind the enactment of Consumer Protection Act 1986?

Q 21.

What do we mean by consumer rights?

Q 22.

Critically examine the progress of consumer movement in India.

Q 23.

Mention some of the rights of consumers and write a few sentences on each.

Q 24.

Suppose you buy a bottle of honey and a biscuit packet. Which logo or mark you will have to look for and why?

Q 25.

Many consumers who are exploited do not seek redressal. Why?

Q 26.

What is the need for Consumer Awareness?

Q 27.

Mention some of the rights of consumers and write a few sentences on each?

Q 28.

What the information a consumer has a right to know when he is buying a product?

Q 29.

Explain the need for consumer consciousness by giving two examples.

Q 30.

How does exploitation in marketplace take place?

Q 31.

What is the rationale behind the enactment of Consumer Protection Act 1986?

Q 32.

What factors gave birth to the consumer movement in India? Trace its evolution?

Q 33.

What factors gave birth to the consumer movement in India? Trace its evolution.

Q 34.

What legal measures were taken by the government to empower the consumers in India?

Q 35.

What are the difficulties a consumer faces when he wants to seek redressal against unfair trade practices and exploitatio