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Women Studies Objective Questions and Answers | Women Studies MCQs | Test Set 15

1 Which one of the International Conferences brought together the values and ideas of 1500 women from the North and the South and recognized women’s integral role in environmental Management and outlined ways to achieve a sustainable world with the help of women.
1 Beijing Conference
2 Rio-de-Janerio Conference
3 Stockholm Conference
4 Paris Agreement

Answer: Rio-de-Janerio Conference
2 Which of the following are the component indicators of “The Global Hunger Index” ?

I. The proportion of children under the age of five suffering from Vitamin A deficiency.

II. The proportion of children under the age of five suffering from wasting.

III. The proportion of children under the age of five suffering from stunting.

IV. The mortality rate of children under the age of five.

Codes :
1 I, II, III and IV are correct.
2 I, II and III are correct.
3 I and IV are correct.
4 II, III and IV are correct.

Answer: II, III and IV are correct.


3 Among the following feminists who believed that the biologists, psychologists and Marxists have to say about the causes and reasons for woman’s condition, but none of them truly explain, why women not man is the other.
1 Simone de Beauvoir
2 Harriyet Taylor
3 Nancy Chowdrow
4 Shulamith Firestone

Answer: Simone de Beauvoir
4 Gap between urban/rural female literacy rate in India as per 2011 census is
1 20.17 per cent
2 21.07 per cent
3 21.17 per cent
4 22.4 per cent

Answer: 21.17 per cent
5 Which of the following suits or proceedings come under the Jurisdiction of the Family Courts Act, 1984 ?

I. For declaration as to the validity of a marriage or as to matrimonial status of a person.

II. Between the parties to a marriage with respect to the property of the parties or of either of them.

III. For a declaration as to the illegitimacy of any person.

IV. For maintenance.

Codes :
1 I, II and IV
2 I, II and III
3 II, III and IV
4 I, II, III and IV

Answer: I, II and IV
6 In which research technique, there is more involvement of the researcher with the researched ?
1 Questionnaire
2 Participant observation
3 Interview method
4 Interview guide

Answer: Participant observation
7 Which Article of the Constitution of India requires the state to endeavour to secure for the citizens a Uniform Civil Code ?
1 Article 42
2 Article 44
3 Article 45
4 Article 46

Answer: Article 44

Assertion (A) : Gender equality means accepting and valuing equally the differences between women and men and the diverse roles they play in the society.

Reason (R) : Gender sensitization programme has not brought positive changes to achieve gender equality in the society.

Which one of the following is correct ?

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true.

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
9 Who was the Minister of Women and Child Development when the National Policy on Empowerment of Women was framed ?
1 Renuka Choudhary
2 Krishna Tirath
3 Menaka Sanjay Gandhi
4 Sumitra Mahajan

Answer: Sumitra Mahajan
10 As per ‘Sukanya Samridhi Yojana’, the parents of girl children can open an account for a girl child up to the age of
1 5 years
2 10 years
3 15 years
4 18 years

Answer: 10 years
11 Who among the following set up a radio transmitter called “The Voice of Freedom” to disseminate Gandhiji’s message during Quit India Movement ?
1 Aruna Asaf Ali
2 Usha Mehta
3 Sarojini Naidu
4 Annie Besant

Answer: Usha Mehta
12 Find out the correct sequence concerning various steps to conduct research effectively :

I. Developing hypothesis

II. Data analysis

III. Preparation of report

IV. Formulating research problem

Codes :
1 III, II, I, IV
2 I, II, III, IV
3 II, IV, I, III
4 IV, I, II, III

Answer: IV, I, II, III
13 Which of the following International Conference was marked by a growth of networks linking women’s activism at the local and global levels ?
1 Mexico City Conference
2 Copenhagen Conference
3 Nairobi Conference
4 Beijing Conference

Answer: Beijing Conference
14 The 2016 Women Economic Forum (WEF) has been hosted by which of the following countries ?
1 Brazil
2 India
3 South Africa
4 Russia

Answer: India
15 Which of the following is correct that during the ancient Olympic Games ?
1 Only the married women could participate in or watch the games.
2 Only unmarried women could watch the games.
3 Women were not allowed to watch the games.
4 Women with their husbands alone were allowed to watch the games.

Answer: Only unmarried women could watch the games.

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