In this article we are MCQs on Copyright Act in India. Question and Answers on Copyright act 1957
MCQs on Copyright Act in India
1.When was Copyright Act enacted in India?
Answer – C.1957
2.Copyright is __.?
D.Both B and C
Answer – D.Both B and C
3.Registrar of Copyrights appointed by __?
A.The Central Government
B.The State Government
D. None of the above
Answer – A.The Central Government
4.What is not eligible for copyright?
C.Mere variations of typographic ornamentation
Answer- C.Mere variations of typographic ornamentation
5.Which Section of the Copyright Act contains the meaning of copyright /
B. Section 14
6.Which Section of the Copyright Act recognised the concept of Joint authorship ?
B. Section 2(l)
Answer- D.Section 2(z)
7.Which of the following is not a fair use of a copyrighted work?
A.Use for research
B.Use for Criticism
C.Use for review
D.Use for commercial purposes
Answer- D.Use for commercial purposes
8.What is the punishment for copyright infringement?
A.Imprisonment 9 months to 3 years + fine of Rs. 1 lakh to 2 lakhs
B.Imprisonment 6 months to 3 years + fine of Rs. 50,000 to 2 lakhs
C.Imprisonment 1 year to 3 years + fine of Rs. 50,000 to 3 lakhs
D.Imprisonment 6 months to 2 years + fine of Rs. 40,000 to 2 lakhs
Answer- B.Imprisonment 6 months to 3 years + fine of Rs. 50,000 to 2 lakhs
- In India, for copyright infringement, the Copyright Act 1957 provides the following remedies –
A. Administrative remedies,
D. All of the above
Answer. D.All of the above
- Which Section of the Copyright Act the performers right?
B. Section 22
Answer- C. Section 38