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Women Studies Objective Questions and Answers | Women Studies MCQs | Test Set 24

1 Kalanidhi Narayan is associated with which of the following dance forms ?
1 Kuchipudi
2 Kathak
3 Odissi
4 Bharatnatayam

Answer: Bharatnatayam
2 What are the provisions related to women’s work in MANREGA ?

(I) Priority for women in the ratio of one third of total workers.

(II) Provision of work within a radius of 5 km from the residence.

(III) Women have the freedom to choose the period and months of employment for themselves.

(IV) Equal wage for men and women.

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

Answer: (I), (II), (III) and (IV).
3 Who claims that

“With the immense sophistication in methodology that focuses most exclusively on quantification, relevance has been subsumed by method leading to the ‘tyranny of mehodology’ that classifies uncomfortable issues such as patriarchy and gender as nondata and thus invisible.” ?

1 Mary Daly
2 Mary Wollstonecraft
3 Nancy Folbre
4 Ivan Illich

Answer: Mary Daly
4 Under which Article of the Constitution : ‘Not less than one–third (including the number of seats reserved for women belonging to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) of the total number of seats to be filled by direct election in every Panchayat to be reserved for women and such seats to be allotted by rotation to different constituencies in a Panchayat’ ?
1 Art. 240
2 Art. 243 D (2)
3 Art. 243 D (1)
4 Art. 243 D (3)

Answer: Art. 243 D (3)
5 Who among the following was first awardee of Dada Sahib Phalke Award ?
1 Lata Mangeshkar
2 Ruby Meyers
3 Devika Rani
4 Kanan Devi

Answer: Devika Rani
6 Which one of the following pair is not correctly matched ?
1 Simone De Beavoir – Existentialist
2 Julia Kristeva – Feminist deconstructionist
3 Patricia Hill Collins – Black Feminist
4 Susan B. Anthony – Third wave feminist

Answer: Susan B. Anthony – Third wave feminist
7 Under Indian Companies Act (2013) for Corporate Social Responsibility Policy which of the following are correct ?

(I) Networth of the company is to be ` 500 crore or more

(II) Turnover of the company is to be ` 1000 crore or more

(III) Every qualifying company requires spending of at least 5% of its average profit.

(IV) The Act is applicable to Indian companies and foreign companies established in India.

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

Answer: (I), (II) and (IV) are correct.
8 Article 1 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child which has been ratified by India, defines a child as anyone below the age of _____________ ? Which of the following is correct ?
1 14 years
2 16 years
3 17 years
4 18 years

Answer: 18 years
9 Changes in the calculation of Literacy rate from population ages 5 years and above to 7 years and above has been introduced in which census onwards ?
1 1991
2 1981
3 2001
4 2011

Answer: 1981
10 Which of the following autonomous organizations of the Ministry of Women and Child Development is not registered under the “Societies Registration Act of 1860”?
1 Central Social Welfare Board
2 Central Adoption Resource Authority
3 Rashtriya Mahila Kosh
4 National Institute of Public Co-operation and Child Development.

Answer: Central Social Welfare Board
11 Who are the authors of the book – “We Also Made History – Women in the Ambedkarite
1 Sharmila Rege and Vidyut Bhagvat
2 Urmila Pawar and Gail Omvedt
3 Urmila Pawar and Meenakshi Moon
4 Vasant Moon and Susie J. Tharu

Answer: Urmila Pawar and Meenakshi Moon
12 Which of the following provision is provided in the new Companies Act of 2013 of India, for the purpose of Empowerment of women in the Indian corporate world to promote contributions of women to the economic progress of the country ?
1 Inclusion of atleast one woman member to the Governing Board of every prescribed class of companies.
2 Inclusion of atleast one woman Director to the Board of every prescribed class of companies.
3 Inclusion of atleast two women members to the Advisory Board of every company.
4 Inclusion of one woman manager to the Adovisory Board of every company.

Answer: Inclusion of atleast one woman Director to the Board of every prescribed class of companies.
13 Who was one of the first feminists to write on pornography ?
1 Ruth Vanita
2 Carole Gilligam
3 Miriam Shiver
4 Susem Griffin

Answer: Susem Griffin
14 Feminist research actively seeks to remove the power imbalance between :
1 Patriarchy and feminism
2 Researcher and subject
3 Social inclusion and power relationship
4 Social inclusion and power relationship

Answer: Researcher and subject
15 What is correct about feminist and participatory approaches of research ?

(a) Both agree that the voices of the marginal groups in traditional research were not taken care of.

(b) Both believe in diversity in society as well as in the construction of social knowledge.

(c) Both pose a challenge to the conventional disciplinary boundaries.

(d) Both question the notion that traditional social research was value free.

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

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

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