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Women Studies Objective Questions and Answers | Women Studies MCQs | Test Set 32

Questions
1 Which term/terms are used for state policy of Reservation in education, services and legislature etc.

(a) Affirmative action

(b) Reverse discrimination

(c) Compensatory discrimination

(d) Protective discrimination

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

Answer: (a), (b), (c) and (d)
2 Which of the following are assumption of the bio-medic models on Health ?

(a) No relevance of Psychological, environmental and social influences.

(b) Illness is a breakdown in the normal functioning of the body.

(c) Illness need to be treated by trained medical experts.

(d) The appropriate place for treatment is the hospital.

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

Answer: (b), (c) and (d) only
3 Who among the following Members of Parliament introduced the Private Member’s Bill titled “The Rights of Transgender Persons Bill” ?
1 Vayalar Ravi
2 Kanimozhi
3 Tiruchi N Siva
4 B. Vara Prasad

Answer: Tiruchi N Siva
4 Which Article of the Indian constitution empowers the state to make special provision in favour of women and children ?
1 Article 14
2 Article 15 (1)
3 Article 15 (2)
4 Article 15 (3)

Answer: Article 15 (3)
5

Assertion (A) : Men have continued to receive Social and Institutional support for their violent abusive behaviour.

Reason (R) : Criminal Justice system and social services have been slow to respond to respond to violence against women.

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

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true, (R) is the correct explanation for (A).
6 The Feminist Research :

(a) begins with voices, visions and experiences of feminist activists, scholars and researches speaking across the ages.

(b) is feminist consciousness that opens up intellectual and emotional spaces for all women to articulate their relations to one another.

(c) provides a legacy of feminist research, praxis and activism.

(d) leads to a transformation from personal to political.

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

Answer: (a), (b), (c) and (d)
7 Which of the following is hypothesis/hypotheses ?

(a) Girls should not misbehave with the in laws to be saved from the stigma of divorce.

(b) The rate of divorces is rising because of the increase in the number of educated women.

(c) Some feminists are very actively conducting research on the causes of rising divorce rate in India.

(d) The rate of divorces is rising because more women are willing to break out of bad marriages rather than suffer a life in silence.

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

Answer: (b) and (d) only
8 Arrange in sequence the steps in data analysis stage of any empirical research :

(a) Tabulation and analysis

(b) Coding

(c) Write up

(d) Editing

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

Answer: (d), (b), (a), (c)
9 Arrange the following events in chronological order of women’s Rights Movement in USA :

(a) Seneca Falls Convention

(b) The Women’s Department of Labour

(c) National Woman Suffrage Association

(d) The first National’s Woman’s Rights Convention

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

Answer: (a), (d), (c) and (b)
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10 Which state among the following has the high prevalence of severe anaemia among women as per NFHS - III, 2005-06 ?
1 Jharkhand
2 Haryana
3 Andhra Pradesh
4 Rajasthan

Answer: Andhra Pradesh
11 In the Sexual Harassment of women at workplace (Prevention, Prohibitions and Redressal) Act 2013, the duties of the Employer do not include :
1 Providing a safe working environment at workplace
2 Requesting the women employs to dress appropriately
3 Monitoring the timely submission of reports by the internal committee
4 Treating sexual harassment as a misconduct under the service rules and initiate action for such misconduct

Answer: Requesting the women employs to dress appropriately
12

Assertion (A) : The early fifties saw the enactment of several legislations which appeared to have established formal equality between the sexes in accordance with the constitution.

Reason (R) : The women felt compensated for their active participation in the independence struggle and were assured of attaining equality through constitution alone.

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

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation for it
13 Identify incorrect indicator of Gender Empowerment Measure Index (GEM) of the following :

(a) The share of parliamentary seats occupied by women.

(b) The proportion of legislators, senior officials and managers who are women.

(c) The ratio of estimated female to male earned income.

(d) The share of property owned by women.

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

Answer: (d) only
14 Identify the first report of UNDP with women from the following :
1 The future we want : Rights and Empowerment
2 The Real wealth of Nations : Pathways to Human Development
3 Gender and Human Development
4 Overcoming Barriers

Answer: Gender and Human Development
15 What is the new source for researchers and policy makers to determine obstacles to women’s economic development ?
1 Gender Division of labour Data Base
2 Gender, Equity and Diversity Data Base
3 Gender, Empowerment and Justice Data Base
4 Gender, Institutions and Development Data Base

Answer: Gender, Institutions and Development Data Base

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