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Women Studies Objective Questions and Answers | Women Studies MCQs | Test Set 12

Questions
1

Assertion (A) : Even in twenty first century, democratic transition processes have failed to end violence against women and to restore respect and recognition for women as human.

Reason (R) : To counteract the perpetration of human rights abuses under many dictatorial regimes of the twentieth century, women adopted the strategy to use the human rights framework to advance women’s rights.

Code :
1 (A) is wrong but (R) is correct
2 Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is correct explanation of (A)
3 Both (A) and (R) are correct but (R) is not correct explanation for (A)
4 (A) is correct but (R) is wrong

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are correct but (R) is not correct explanation for (A)
2 Which of the following structural variables determine women’s work in India ?

(a) Regional Differences

(b) Labour Market

(c) The Family, Caste, Class

(d) Religion

Code :
1 (a), (b), (c), (d)
2 (c) and (d) only
3 (b) and (d) only
4 (b), (c) and (d) only

Answer: (a), (b), (c), (d)
3

Assertion (A) : The promotion of women’s human rights bears on the question of whether the current hierarchy of rights, with civil and political rights at the pinnacle, is justifiable.

Reason (R) : There is tremendous potential in the women’s movement to put all types of rights together, as well as to be a force for a much more powerful understanding of human rights as indivisible.

Code :
1 Both (A) and (R) are correct.
2 (A) is correct but (R) is wrong.
3 Both (A) and (R) are wrong.
4 (A) is wrong but (R) is correct

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are correct.
4 Which of the following is correct for ‘Life Expectancy at Birth’ in India according to the UNDP’s Human Development Report, 2016 ?
1 61.9 years for women and 66 years for men
2 70 years for women and 69 years for men
3 69.9 years for women and 66.9 years for men
4 62.3 years for women and 61 years for men

Answer: 69.9 years for women and 66.9 years for men
5 Arrange the following movements in chronological sequence :

(a) LGBT Movement

(b) Suffrage Movement

(c) Equal Rights Movement

(d) Anti-Slavery Movement

Code :
1 (c), (d), (b), (a)
2 (d), (b), (c), (a)
3 (a), (b), (c), (d)
4 (d), (c), (b), (a)

Answer: (d), (b), (c), (a)
6

Assertion (A) : The phrase that “man is the breadwinner and woman is homemaker”, though it is colonial yet it applies to women in the Third World Countries.

Reason (R) : Women in the Third World Countries, neither play any productive role in the subsistence economy nor have ever contributed to GNP of their respective country.

Code :
1 Both (A) and (R) are correct
2 Both (A) and (R) are wrong
3 (A) is correct but (R) is wrong
4 (A) is wrong but (R) is correct

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are wrong
7 Which of the following feminists have attacked the State, the present state of the family, the economic system and the various patriarchal structures, which induced women, even unknowingly, to accept and get imbued with male-centric perceptions ?
1 Marxist Feminists
2 Socialist Feminists
3 Post-Modern Feminists
4 Radical Feminists

Answer: Radical Feminists
8 Which of the following pair of The National Family Health Survey (NFHS) and the years they have been conducted is wrongly matched ?
1 NFHS 1 : 1992-93
2 NFHS 2 : 1998-99
3 NFHS 3 : 2007-08
4 NFHS 4 : 2015-16

Answer: NFHS 4 : 2015-16
9 Germaine Greer coined the term ‘Female Eunuch’ to describe :
1 The Biological inferiority of women
2 Castration of women by aspects of patriarchy
3 The motherhood of women
4 The idealization of women in society

Answer: Castration of women by aspects of patriarchy
10

Assertion (A) : Next to excessive population growth, erosion of community resource management systems, has been noted as culprit of environmental degradation in India.

Reason (R) : Poor and uneducated people donot understand the value of the use of community resources.

Code :
1 Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is correct explanation of (A)
2 Both (A) and (R) are wrong
3 (A) is correct but (R) is wrong and (R) is not the correct explanation for (A)
4 (A) is wrong but (R) is correct

Answer: (A) is correct but (R) is wrong and (R) is not the correct explanation for (A)
11 Which of the following services are provided under ‘One-stop centre’ ?

(a) Medical Assistance

(b) Legal Aid Counselling

(c) Permanant Shelter

(d) Psycho Social Counselling

Code :
1 (a) and (b) only
2 (a), (b), (c) and (d)
3 (a), (b) and (d)
4 (b) and (d)

Answer: (a), (b) and (d)
12

Assertion (A) : The process of displacement and involuntary resettlement leads to increased stress and psychological trauma largely to women.

Reason (R) : Government machinery deliberately intervenes in the community resources which affects the lives of common women.

Code :
1 (A) is correct but (R) is wrong
2 Both (A) and (R) are wrong
3 (A) is wrong but (R) is correct
4 Both (A) and (R) are correct

Answer: (A) is correct but (R) is wrong
13

Assertion (A) : Sex traffickers always target women and girl children.

Reason (R) : Sex trafficking is a major form of violence against women and has adverse effects on women’s physical, psychological and sexual health.

Code :
1 Both (A) and (R) are correct
2 (A) is correct but (R) is wrong
3 Both (A) and (R) are wrong
4 (A) is wrong but (R) is correct

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are correct
14 Which of the following referes to Gender roles ?
1 The Subordination of women based on the assumption of superiority of men.
2 Chromosomal and hormonal differences that cause differences in the behaviour of men and women.
3 The Rights, responsibilities, expectations and relationships of women and men.
4 Domination of men based on the gender socialization.

Answer: The Rights, responsibilities, expectations and relationships of women and men.
15

Assertion (A) : Gender disaggregated data is essential to assess the effects of policy measures on women and men

Reason (R) : Gender disaggregated data assesses who has access to and control over resources, assets and benefits including program/project benefits

Code :
1 Both (A) and (R) are correct
2 Both (A) and (R) are wrong
3 (A) is correct (R) is wrong
4 Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct explanation for (A)

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct explanation for (A)

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