Women Studies Objective Questions and Answers | Women Studies MCQs | Test Set 25

1 Linguist sexism is a problem studied primarily by analysts using __________ perspective.
1 Feminist
2 Interactionist
3 Functionalist
4 Conflict

Answer: Interactionist
2 Among the following liberal feminist who had the view that “so long as a woman is permitted to enter and leave the labour market at will, she is fully liberated” ?
1 J.S. Mill
2 Harriet Taylor
3 Betty Friedan
4 Elizabeth Holtzman

Answer: J.S. Mill

Assertion (A) : Women’s studies began with high hopes about the transformative potential of new knowledge to remove invisibility of women.

Reason (R) : Women’s studies failed to realize that knowledge is not enough to counter centuries of prejudice, inbuilt biases and rigid ways of thinking.

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true
2 Both (A) and (R) are false
3 Both (A) and (R) are true, (R) is the correct explanation for (A)
4 (A) is true (R) is false

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true
4 Who made the statement “women are not powerless because they are faminine, rather they are feminine because they are powerless, because it is a way of dealing with the requirements of subordination” ?
1 Eve Ensler
2 Sarojini Naidu
3 Kathy E. Fergoson
4 Sherry Ortner

Answer: Kathy E. Fergoson
5 Which is not correct about Gender responsive Budget ?
1 Gender Budgeting does not seek to create a separate Budget but to provide affirmative action to address the specific needs of women.
2 Gender Budgeting is an accounting exercise or say a process to ensure that benefits of development should reach all the minorities.
3 Gender Budgeting involves dissection of the Government budget to establish its genderdifferential impacts and to translate gender commitments into budgetary commitments.
4 Gender Budgeting entails maintaining a gender perspective at various stages like programmes/policy formulation etc.

Answer: Gender Budgeting is an accounting exercise or say a process to ensure that benefits of development should reach all the minorities.
6 Who argued that “The inferior position of women is attributed to the institution of private property” ?
1 Karl Mark
2 Dalla Costa
3 Clara Zetkin
4 Engels

Answer: Engels
7 In which data collection technique, the researcher has the maximum degree of personal involvement with the respondents ?
1 Unstructured interview
2 Structured interview
3 Participant observation
4 Mailed Questionnaire

Answer: Participant observation
8 Honour killing has been explained as a brutal and barbaric death meeted out to a woman on bringing dishonour to the family, class or community by :

(a) marrying against the wishes of the parents.

(b) having extra marital and pre-marital relations

(c) entering into a wedlock within the same gotra or outside one’s caste or community

(d) violating the social codes laid down by the caste panchayats

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

Answer: (a), (b), (c) and (d)
9 In 2000, the UN security council passed resolution 1325 that call for :
1 The exclusion of women from all combating forces, both in military and para-military structures.
2 The full and equal participation of women in all peace and security initiatives.
3 Women’s equal participation in efforts’ of war.
4 The exclusion of men from all peace building processes.

Answer: The full and equal participation of women in all peace and security initiatives.
10 Arrange the following in chronological order of their implementation :

(a) PCPNDT Act

(b) MTP Act

(c) Child Marriage Restraint Amendment Act

(d) Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act

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

Answer: (b), (c), (d), (a)
11 Arrange in sequence the steps in the construction of Index in Research :

(a) Selecting possible items

(b) Scoring the index

(c) Examining the empirical relationship

(d) Index validation

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

Answer: (a), (c), (b), (d)
12 Male stereo types projected in the media include :

(a) real man, successful

(b) athletic, Mr. Muscle

(c) Seducer with beautiful women by his side

(d) Homosexual man

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

Answer: (a), (b) and (c) only
13 Urban Work Force Participation Rate of females in India (2011) is :
1 25%
2 17.8%
3 15.4%
4 29%

Answer: 15.4%
14 Which of the following statement is not an exposure of ‘androcentric bias’ in research ?
1 Recording the experience of female only
2 Assuming what applies to males as equally applicable to females
3 Considering the experience of men as more important
4 Considering the image of man for human beings

Answer: Recording the experience of female only
15 Arrange chronologically the following Schemes/Policy of Ministry of Women and Child Development :

(a) Ujjawala

(b) Support to Training and Employment Programme

(c) National Mission for Empowerment of Women

(d) National Early Childhood Care and Education Policy

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

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

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