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Women Studies Objective Questions and Answers | Women Studies MCQs | Test Set 29

Questions
1

Assertion (A) : In most countries women live longer than men due to their biological constitution.

Reason (R) : Social, cultural, religious and economic factors have direct impact on women’s health.

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

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
2 Post modern feminism is considered as an approach to the feminist theory which incorporates post modern and __________ theory.
1 Post - anarchism.
2 Post - materialism.
3 Post - colonialism.
4 Post - structuralism.

Answer: Post - structuralism.
3

Assertion (A) : Malnutrition is a Complex Phenomenon that causes poverty and ill health in India.

Reason (R) : Nutrition Education and extension has been recognized as one of the long term sustainable interventions to tackle problems of malnutrition.

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

Answer: (1) Both (A) and (R) are true
4 Which of the following publishing houses are exclusively for/by women ?

(a) Zubaan, Delhi

(b) The Feminist Press, New York

(c) Modjaji Books, South Africa

(d) Red Letter Press, Washington

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

Answer: (a), (b), (c) and (d)
5 Which book was written “to persuade women to endeavour to acquire strength, both of mind and body, and to convince them that the soft phrases, susceptibility of heart, delicacy of sentiment and refinement of taste, are almost synonymous with epithets of weakness” ?
1 Declaration of Sentiments by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott.
2 The Bitch Rules by Elizabeth Wurtzel.
3 A Vindication of the Rights of Women by Mary Wollstonecraft.
4 The Female Eunuch by Germaine Greer.

Answer: A Vindication of the Rights of Women by Mary Wollstonecraft.
6

Assertion (A) : The media is responsible for increase in sexism and violence against women.

Reason (R) :Women are projected as sexual symbol in advertisements, films, books, and journals which leads to violence against women.

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

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
7

Assertion (A) : The Post - modern Indian women is negating stereotypes and carving and identity for herself that goes beyond the fact of her womenhood.

Reason (R) : The post - modern Indian women is negotiating spaces that her many predecessors had been afraid to trespass.

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

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are correct but (R) is not the correct explanation for (A)
8 Which of the following is/are responsible for poor implementation of the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act ?

(a) Ineffective authorities

(b) Inactive Advisory Boards

(c) Procedural issues involved in implementation

(d) Illiteracy

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

Answer: (a), (b) and (c) only
9 In which form of scaling questionnaire, items containing response categories such as strongly agree, agree, disagree and strongly disagree are seen ?
1 Thurstone Scale
2 Bogardus Scale
3 Gutman Scale
4 Likert Scale

Answer: Likert Scale
10 Census 2011, identifies __________ districts as ‘Gender Critical’ districts.
1 162
2 211
3 249
4 262

Answer: 262
11 Arrange the following women’s organizations of 20th century in chronological sequence :

(a) Mahila Dakshata Samiti

(b) The National Council of Indian Women

(c) All India Women’s Conference

(d) The Women’s India Association

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

Answer: (d), (b), (c), (a)
12 Which are the agencies imparting training to rural women ?

(a) Central Board of Social Welfare

(b) State Boards of Social Welfare

(c) Krishi Vigyan Kendra

(d) Mahila Mandals

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

Answer: (a), (b), (c) and (d)
13 National Commission for Women looks into complaints and takes suo motu notice of matters relating to :

(a) Deprivation of Human Rights

(b) Non-implementation of laws enacted to provide protection to women

(c) Non-compliance of policy decisions, guidelines or instructions aimed at mitigating hardships of women

(d) Wrong planning process of socio-economic development of women

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

Answer: (b) and (c) only
14 What are the autonomous organizations comes under the Ministry of Women and Child Development ?

(a) National Institute of Public Co-operation and Child Development

(b) National Commission for Women

(c) Rastriya Mahila Kosh

(d) Central Adoption Resource Authority

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

Answer: (a), (c) and (d) only
15 Arrange the following policies in chronological order :

(a) National Policy on Women Empowerment

(b) National Policy on Poverty Elimination

(c) National Policy on Education

(d) National Policy on Population

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

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

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