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Women Studies Objective Questions and Answers | Women Studies MCQs | Test Set 30

1 Which pair of the following is not correctly matched ?
1 Environmental Protection Act – 1986
2 National Rural Employment Guarantee Act - 2005
3 Consumer Protection Act – 1986
4 Special Marriage Act – 1964

Answer: Special Marriage Act – 1964
2 The highest levels of Gender Equality and Empowerment on all the selected MDG indicators was recorded in :
1 South Africa, UK and Ghana.
2 UK, France and Argentina
3 Argentina, Costa Rica and South Africa
4 Spain, Italy and Argentina

Answer: Argentina, Costa Rica and South Africa
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3 The PCPNDT Act regulates the use of prenatal diagnostic techniques like ultrasound and amniocentesis by allowing their use only to detect :

(a) metabolic disorders

(b) genetic abnormalities

(c) sex of the foetus

(d) chromosomal abnormalities

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

Answer: (a), (b) and (d) only
4 Arrange the following Millennium Development Goals in a descending order :

(a) To achieve Universal Primary Education

(b) To Eradicate Extreme Poverty and Hunger

(c) To develop Global Partnerships for Development

(d) Combating HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases

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

Answer: (c), (d), (a), (b)
5 Feminist Economics stands for :
1 Economics that deals with women who are rebels.
2 Economics deals with the feminine component in the study of Economics.
3 Economics that deals with issues relating to gender in general and women in particular.
4 Economics that deals with feminism.

Answer: Economics that deals with issues relating to gender in general and women in particular.
6 Arrange Chronologically the organizations according to the year of establishment :

(a) Bharat Stri Mahamandal

(b) Bharat Stri Parishad

(c) National Council of Women in India

(d) Women’s India Association

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

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

Assertion (A) : Feminist Research Insists that scientist and subject are interdependent rather than independent.

Reason (R) : Feminist Research aims ‘knowledge for its own sake’

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

Answer: (A) is correct (R) is wrong
8 How did the relationship between economic development and women’s economic activity was shown ?
1 ‘U’ Shape
2 ‘Z’ Shape
3 ‘Y’ Shape
4 ‘C’ Shape

Answer: ‘U’ Shape
9 Who said “If women’s work were accurately reflected in national statistics, it would shatter the myth that men are the bread winner of the world” ?
1 Amartya Sen
2 Mahbub Ul Haq
3 Mohammad Yunus
4 Robert Putnam

Answer: Mahbub Ul Haq
10 “Gender lens” refers to :

(a) Working to make ‘gender’ visible in social phenomena

(b) Creating awareness about gender

(c) Providing visibility to gender issues

(d) Criticising the social order on the basis of gender

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

Answer: (b) and (c) only
11 ‘Patriarchy is rooted in the biological inequality of the sexes’ has been stated by :
1 Frederich Engles in ‘The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State’
2 August Bebel in ‘Women Under Socialism’
3 Karl Marx and Frederich Engles in ‘The German Ideology’
4 Shulamith Firestone in ‘The Dialectics of Sex’

Answer: Shulamith Firestone in ‘The Dialectics of Sex’
12 According to the National Commission for Women which state has identified the highest number of Devadasis ?
1 Maharashtra
2 Andhra Pradesh
3 Karnataka
4 Tamil Nadu

Answer: Karnataka
13 Which of the following offences have been incorporated into the Indian Penal Code as per Criminal Law Ordinance of 2013 ?

(a) Acid attack

(b) Stalking

(c) Voyeurism

(d) Marital rape

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

Answer: (a), (b) and (c) are correct
14 Indian Journal of Gender Studies is published by :
1 Kali for Women
2 Zubaan Books
3 Women Press
4 Sage Publications

Answer: Sage Publications
15 Arrange the schools of feminist thought in their order of origin :

(a) Radical Feminism

(b) Socialist Feminism

(c) Marxist Feminism

(d) Liberal Feminism

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

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

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