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Women Studies Objective Questions and Answers | Women Studies MCQs | Test Set 28

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Questions
1 ‘EAG States’ in the context of health related gender analysis in India stands for :
1 States that have Economics and Gender equity
2 States that are associated with Euro Asian Group
3 States that comes under the study of the Empowered Action Group (EAG)
4 States that have been empowered and grouped

Answer: States that comes under the study of the Empowered Action Group (EAG)
2 Underage marriages of women in India are a contributing factor to the lowering of HDI (Human Development Index) and other socio - economic parameters of development because :
1 Women have to shoulder responsibilities concerning their marital status.
2 Women do not and cannot get access to the means of empowerment.
3 Women cannot be fully literate.
4 The three parameters of measuring HDI get impacted adversely.

Answer: The three parameters of measuring HDI get impacted adversely.
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3 Sequence the following process of research ?

(a) Thematizing

(b) Designing

(c) Transcribing

(d) Interviewing

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

Answer: (a), (b), (d) and (c)
4 Which pair of the following is correctly matched ?
1 Societies Registration Act – 1850
2 Companies Act – 1976
3 Indian Trust Act – 1882
4 Foreign Contributions (Regulation) Act – 1956

Answer: Indian Trust Act – 1882
5

Assertion (A) : Increases in life expectancy or say the ageing of populations and the new inter - generational relationships are radically affecting the human landscape.

Reason (R) : Most of the world’s older population are not entitled to any form of old - age pension, i.e. living longer for those means living with scarcity for longer.

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

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is not the correct explanation for (A).
6 Reproductive technology of SURROGACY is used :

(a) Where a woman bears a child for another woman.

(b) When a woman cannot bear the child because the uterus is absent or malformed.

(c) When a medical condition exists making pregnancy a threat to her or her baby’s health.

(d) In the gestational surrogacy, pregnancy results from the transfer of an embryo created by IVF in a manner that the resulting child is genetically related to the surrogate.

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

Answer: (a), (b) and (c) only
7 Which is incorrect programme included under the National Food Security Act 2013 ?
1 Midday Meal Scheme
2 Integrated Child Development Services
3 Public Distribution System
4 National Nutrition Supplementation Programmes

Answer: National Nutrition Supplementation Programmes
8 CAPART stands for :
1 Council for Political Action and Rural Technology
2 Council for Agrarian Participation and Rural Training
3 Council for Advancement of Participatory Action and Rural Technology
4 Council for Advancement of People’s Action and Rural Technology

Answer: Council for Advancement of People’s Action and Rural Technology
9 Which of the following Award instituted by the Government of India to honour the individuals who made outstanding contribution towards services for children ?
1 Rajiv Gandhi Manav Seva Award
2 National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement
3 National Award for Child Welfare
4 Indira Gandhi Manav Seva Award

Answer: Rajiv Gandhi Manav Seva Award
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10 ‘Track CHILD’ Portal has been designed and developed under the Ministry of Women and Child Development in accordance with the guidelines provided in the :

(a) Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act 2000.

(b) Model Rules 2007 of Integrated Child Protection Scheme.

(c) Integrated Child Development Scheme.

(d) Central Adoption Resource Authority Guidelines.

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

Answer: (a) and (b) only
11

Assertion (A) : Liberal Feminists believe that Human beings are different from animals because of their capacity for rationality and use of language.

Reason (R) : Marxists reject the liberal theory of Human nature and they believe that human nature is based on the production and subsistence.

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

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true, (R) is not the correct explanation for (A)
12

Assertion (A) : Gender Diversity Benchmark for Asia 2011 Report reveals that in India, the greatest leak at work - place takes place early on in a women’s career from junior to middle level positions.

Reason (R) : High potential women in India are largely concerned about personal sacrifices which they possibly make for their children and family.

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

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct explanation for (A)
13 Which is incorrect of the following regarding features of a gender responsive budget ?
1 Mainstreaming gender perspective at various stages of program/policy formulation
2 Assessment of needs of target groups
3 Allocation of resources and impact assessment
4 Financial Inclusion for both men and women

Answer: Financial Inclusion for both men and women
14 In a social perspective, ‘objectification’ means :

(a) To treat a woman as if she was a thing, or an object without regard to their emotion or dignity.

(b) Treating someone as belonging to another person (usually belonging to a man)

(c) Using as a tool for self fulfilment or needs.

(d) Empowerment of women through visibility.

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

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

Assertion (A) : Now-a-days more women are coming forward to participate at higher levels of politics.

Reason (R) : Women are becoming aware of the social conditions that personal is no longer private, it is public as well as political.

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

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

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