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Women Studies Objective Questions and Answers | Women Studies MCQs | Test Set 27

Questions
1 Which of the following statement is incorrect for Research Methods ?
1 Social survey and interview method can be used simultaneously.
2 Unstructured interviews lead to a vast amount of quantitative data.
3 All methods of data collection have their own limitations.
4 Qualitative research methods can be used generally for micro-level studies.

Answer: Unstructured interviews lead to a vast amount of quantitative data.
2 Which of the following is not correct with WID Approach ?

(a) Integrate women into existing structure

(b) Focus on Gender relations

(c) Focus mainly on women in Isolation

(d) People Centered Development

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

Answer: (b) and (d) only
3 Which of the following is correct about Grounded Theory in Research ?

(a) An Inductive Approach

(b) Hypothesis Testing

(c) Generate a Theory

(d) Deductive Approach

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

Answer: (a) and (c) only
4 Mark the correct statement about gender inequality :

(a) Gender form of inequality is more severe than caste form of inequality.

(b) Gender inequality is like class inequality.

(c) Gender inequality is the creation of caste society only.

(d) Gender inequality is not observed in open society.

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

Answer: (a) only
5 Which of the following pair is not correctly matched ?
1 Sexual dimorphism - The physical and psychological differentiation of girls and boys.
2 Sex stereotype - Differential expectations of girls and boys within a culture.
3 Gender sensitivity - The ability to acknowledge and highlight existing gender differentials and incorporate into strategies.
4 Gender-blind - Recognition of gender as an essential determinant of social outcomes impacting projects and policies.

Answer: Gender-blind - Recognition of gender as an essential determinant of social outcomes impacting projects and policies.
6

Assertion (A) : In the early 1960s Feminism and its causes had few supporters even among women.

Reason (R) : Majority of the women were content with their lot and did not perceive the treatment of women and men as inequitable.

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

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct explanation for (A)
7 Arrange the following movements in chronological order :

(a) Chipko Movement

(b) Narmada Bachao Movement

(c) LGBT Movement

(d) Telangana Movement

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

Answer: (d), (a), (b) and (c)
8 What is correct about women’s studies ?

(a) Few men take interest in women’s studies.

(b) Women’s studies is a social science.

(c) Women’s studies focuses only on the issues of underprivileged women.

(d) Women’s studies as a discipline is only the creation of some activists.

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

Answer: (a) and (b) only
9 Exchanges, connections and practices across borders, thus transcending the national space as the primary reference point for activities and identities is known as :
1 Transnationalism
2 Transinternationalism
3 Multi transnationalism
4 Gender transnationalism

Answer: Transnationalism
10 Who said these words ?

“The woman who strengthens body and exercises her mind will, by managing her family and practising various virtues, become the friend, and not the humble dependant of her husband”.

1 Emma Goldman
2 Mary Wollestonecraft
3 Alice Walker
4 Angela Y. Davis

Answer: Mary Wollestonecraft
11

Assertion (A) : Indian constitution states that women are a “weaker section” of the population, and therefore used assistance of function as equals.

Reason (R) : Women in India have to struggle for basic rights as did women in the west.

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are correct
2 Both (A) and (R) are wrong
3 (A) is correct (R) is wrong
4 (A) is wrong (R) is correct

Answer: (A) is correct (R) is wrong
12

Assertion (A) : Representations of gender in the media have reflected (and caused) the hegemonic reality of patriarchy.

Reason (R) : Whilst the family is generally seen as primary agency of gender socialization, media plays a key role in teaching and reinforcing these cultural expectations.

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

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
13 The Harvard WID Framework had the subsections :

(a) An Activity profile

(b) An Access and control profile

(c) Factors influencing activities, access and control

(d) Community profile

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

Answer: (a), (b) and (c) only
14 Pornography is :

(a) Portrayal of sexual objectification of women and mainly targeted towards male audience.

(b) Intentional act of depicting women for sexual advantage.

(c) Sexual fantasies that men hope to achieve in real life.

(d) Portrayal of choices that women make.

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

Answer: (a), (b) and (c) only
15

Assertion (A) : Iron deficiency anemia increases maternal and infant mortality rate.

Reason (R) :Low birth weight babies, still birth, premature delivery and probability of fetal brain damage are chances by iron deficiency anemia in our country.

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

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)

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