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Women Studies Objective Questions and Answers | Women Studies MCQs | Test Set 16

1 Which research design aims at finding out the possibility of conducting research and formulation of hypothesis ?
1 Diagnostic
2 Descriptive
3 Experimental
4 Exploratory

Answer: Exploratory

Assertion (A) : Sexual harassment at work place is a personal problem of women.

Reason (R) : Women keep silent about sexual harassment to protect the perpetrator.

Which of the following is correct ?

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

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are false and (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
3 In which year the Global Gender Gap Index was first introduced ?
1 2002
2 2004
3 2006
4 2007

Answer: 2006
4 Which of the following was a significant event in the bay Rights moment ?
1 Seneca falls
2 Stonewall Riots
3 Declaration of Sentiments
4 Beaumont Race Riots

Answer: Stonewall Riots
5 Which of the following is not a function of the National Commission for Women ?
1 Advice on the planning process of socio economic development of women.
2 Functions like a civil court.
3 Examination of all matters related to safeguards provided for women under the constitution and other laws.
4 Fund the litigation involving issues affecting a large body of women.

Answer: Functions like a civil court.
6 Arrange chronologically the Schemes/Acts according to the year of establishment :

I. Juvenile Justice Act

II. Commission for Protection of Child Rights Act

III. Integrated child protection scheme.

IV. The protection of children from sexual offences.

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

Answer: I, II, III, IV
7 Who has been named as the most powerful woman in technology on the Forbes’ 100 most powerful women list ?
1 Indra Nooyi
2 Sheryl Sandberg
3 Chanda Kochhar
4 Ginni Rometty

Answer: Sheryl Sandberg
8 Which of the following schemes encourage parents to build a fund for the feature education and marriage expenses for their girl children.
1 Kishori Samriddhi Yojana
2 Janani Surakha Yojana
3 Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana
4 Sabala Samriddhi Yojana

Answer: Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana
9 Who said that men’s relationship with nature was predatory from the beginning and in his lust for power, man establishes a similar relationship with women who seemed to be like nature ?
1 Maria Mies
2 Simon de Beauvoir
3 Medha Patkar
4 Robin Morgan

Answer: Maria Mies
10 R.W. Connell’s theory of the gender hierarchy identifies many expressions of Femininity and Masculinity. Which one sets at the top of the hierarchy ?
1 Complicit Masculinity
2 Hegemonic Masculinity
3 Emphasised Femininity
4 Complicit Femininity

Answer: Emphasised Femininity
11 Which of the following is an approach/strategy for Women In Development (WID).

I. An approach which views women’s lack of participation of the problem.

II. Integrate women into existing structures.

III. Increase women’s ability to manage the household.

IV. Address unequal relations between women and men for equitable development.

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

Answer: I, II and III are correct.
12 Which one of the following is incorrect with regard to women’s studies curriculum ?

I. The study of subjects relating to women, their roles in history and their contributions to society.

II. The multi-disciplinary study of the social status and societal contributions of women and the relationship between power and gender disparity.

III. A critical instrument to study reality from the standpoint of women.

IV. A study of women and by women of the contemporary issues.

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

Answer: IV only
13 Which of the following is correct about Juliet Mitchell’s argument on determinants of women’s condition ?

I. The structure of production

II. Reproduction and sexuality

III. Socialization of children

IV. Women’s psyche

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

Answer: I, II, III and IV are correct.

Assertion (A) : Developing gender sensitivity and building gender awareness are essential steps to overcome the cultural barriers to equality between women and men.

Reason (R) : Gendered society has produced a system of role differentiation, division of labour, access and control over resources which has a direct relationship with biological attributes.

Codes :
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: (A) is correct, (R) is wrong.
15 What is the strength of the Indian women’s studies movement ?

I. Diversity within women’s studies in terms of sources of research, information, documentation and action.

II. Women’s studies centres are being supported by the University Grants Commission.

III. Some women’s studies centres have also been funded by the Indian Council of

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

Answer: I, II and III.

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