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Women Studies Objective Questions and Answers | Women Studies MCQs | Test Set 26

Questions
1 Which of the following is not correct about Ecofeminism ?
1 Believes that there is a direct connection between oppression of nature and subordination of women.
2 Focus on patriarchal oppression and social constructions relating to women and environment.
3 Women are closer to nature than men.
4 Connections between environment and women are due to the gender division of labour

Answer: Connections between environment and women are due to the gender division of labour
2 Which of the following is correct ?
1 Sustainable Development Goals have 16 Goals and 159 Targets
2 Sustainable Development Goals have 12 Goals and 167 Targets
3 Betty FrieSustainable Development Goals have 19 Goals and 169 Targetsdan
4 Sustainable Development Goals have 17 Goals and 169 Targets

Answer: Sustainable Development Goals have 17 Goals and 169 Targets
3 Which countries have highest ranks in Gender Related Development Index according to 2014 ?
1 Scandinavian Countries
2 European Countries
3 Asian Countries
4 Latin American Countries

Answer: Scandinavian Countries
4 Which of the following pair is not correctly matched ?
1 Neonatal Mortality - Deaths occurring the first four weeks after birth
2 Perinatal Mortality - Deaths in the first week of life after birth
3 Fetal Death - Death of foetus after 28 or more weeks of gestation
4 Post Neonatal Death - Death between 28th day of life and first birth day

Answer: Perinatal Mortality - Deaths in the first week of life after birth
5

Assertion (A) : Gendered discrimination is multi dimensional, therefore complex to tackle at any one level.

Reason (R) : Bias is rampant in the Indian Socio-economic structure since the Vedic times and therefore deep rooted.

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

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are correct (R) is the correct explanation for (A)
6

Assertion (A) : The globalisation process allowed different export processing zones (EPZs) who employ mostly young women and fire them first.

Reason (R) : In India women accounted for nearly 72 percent of the EPZ workers in the age 20-29 age group who are inexperienced and unaware of their women rights.

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

Answer: Both (A) and (R) is true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
7 Meira Paibi is :
1 A movement
2 A self-help group
3 An association
4 A terrorist group

Answer: An association
8 Which is correct about ‘Values’ ?

(a) Values exist at different levels of generality of abstraction.

(b) Values tend to be hierarchically arranged.

(c) Values are explicit and implicit in varying degrees.

(d) Values often are in conflict with each other.

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

Answer: (a), (b), (c) and (d)
9 UNIFEM’s analysis of the feminist includes which group of “Seven P’s” ?
1 Power, Privilege, Permission, Paradox, Psychic Armour, Psychic Pressure Cooker and Past Experience
2 Patriarchy, Persistence, Psychological safeguard, Physiological well being, Privilege, Paradox and Past Experience
3 Patriarchal Power, Privilege, Permission, Paradox, Psychic Armour, Psychic Power Cooker (Masculinity) and Paradox
4 Power, Paradox, Permission, Past Experience, Physiological well being, Psychic Power and Privilege

Answer: Power, Privilege, Permission, Paradox, Psychic Armour, Psychic Pressure Cooker and Past Experience
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10 Development was first identified as a process of expanding freedoms equally for all people by :
1 Heidi Hartmann
2 Martha Nussbaum
3 Amartya Sen
4 Casandra Balchin

Answer: Amartya Sen
11 Which are the statutory bodies under the Ministry of Women and Child Development ?

(a) Rashtriya Mahila Kosh

(b) National Commission for Women

(c) Central Social Welfare Board

(d) National Commission for Protection of Child Rights

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

Answer: (b) and (d) only
12 What is the name of the scheme which was launched by the Ministry of Women and Child Development to combat trafficking on 4th December, 2007 and is being implemented mainly through NGOs. The scheme has five components - Prevention, Rescue, Rehabitation, ReIntegration and Repatriation of trafficked victims for commercial sexual exploitation.
1 Ujjawala
2 SABLA
3 Swadhar
4 Swa-shakti

Answer: Ujjawala
13 Percentage increase in literacy rate in India among females from 2001 to 2011 census is :
1 15%
2 10%
3 22%
4 9%

Answer: 22%
14 Who was the author of the book, ‘A Decade of Women’s Movement in India’ ?
1 Vandana Shiva
2 Neera Desai
3 Vina Mazumdar
4 Bina Agarwal

Answer: Neera Desai
15 The Ministry of Women and Child Development formulated the National Policy on Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) in :
1 2011
2 2012
3 2013
4 2014

Answer: 2013

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