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Women Studies Objective Questions and Answers | Women Studies MCQs | Test Set 33

1 Write the chronological order of the following programmes :

(a) Indira Awas Yojana

(b) Swarna Jayanti Shakti Rozgar Yojana

(c) Valmiki Ambedkar Awas Yojana

(d) Janani Suraksha Yojana

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

Answer: (a), (b), (c) and (d)
2 Identify the state that has the highest maternal mortality rate in India :
1 Kerala
2 Madhya Pradesh
3 Assam
4 Bihar

Answer: Madhya Pradesh


3 Mark the correct expansion of ICRW :
1 International Conference of Race and Women
2 International Centre for Research on Women
3 International Centre for Race and Water
4 International Centre for Rural Women

Answer: International Centre for Research on Women
4 How does women’s studies affect students as individuals ?

(a) Students get the scientific knowledge about the power relations between men and women.

(b) Students get appraised of the feminist perspective of the social issues.

(c) Women’s studies courses are structured to encourage students to speak.

(d) Women’s studies creates a link between voice, empowerment, self- esteem and critical thinking.

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

Answer: (a), (b), (c) and (d)
5 The objectives of the National Commission for women are :

(a) to review the Constitutional and legal safeguards for women.

(b) to recommend remedial legislative measures for the cause of women.

(c) to facilitate redressal of grievances of women.

(d) to advise the government on all policy matters affecting women.

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

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

Assertion (A) : Globalization promises to remove backwardness of women through a world wide exchange of information, investments and skills.

Reason (R) : The existing differences between women’s and men’s access to knowledge, skills and responsibilities lead to gender inequality.

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

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation for (A)
7 What are the major components under the SABLA programme to empower adolescent girls in India ?

(a) Nutrition

(b) Non - Nutrition

(c) Money Cash Back

(d) Shelter

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

Answer: (a) and (b) only
8 After tubectomy which part of the female reproductive system remains blocked ?
1 Uterus
2 Vagina
3 Fallopian tube
4 Cervical canal

Answer: Fallopian tube
9 Who said that women are producers first and are consumers next. Women as such “constitute a class which is responsible for the production of simple use values and whose activities are associated with home and family” ?
1 Jane Flax
2 Margaret Benston
3 Heidi Hartmann
4 Juliet Mitchell

Answer: Margaret Benston
10 Under which of the following Articles of the Constitution, does the state provide for free and compulsory education to all the children in the age group of 6-14 years ?
1 Article 21
2 Article 21A
3 Article 32
4 Article 14

Answer: Article 21A

Assertion (A) : All socio-political structures and institutions in all the civilized societies have been instrumental in reinforcing gender inequality.

Reason (R) : Women have been generally dubbed as ‘non-political’ ‘non-productive’, ‘private’ and ‘emotional’

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

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are correct but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
12 Which state has started the programme ‘Mana Bhavita’ in the year 2015 ?
1 Jammu and Kashmir
2 Andhra Pradesh
3 Tamil Nadu
4 Kerala

Answer: Andhra Pradesh
13 Highest unmet need for family planning in women below 25 years of age is :
1 Spacing the births
2 Limiting the births
3 Delaying the first pregnancy
4 Treatment of complications of contraceptive methods

Answer: Spacing the births
14 Concept of ‘gaze’ deals with :

(a) How men look at women

(b) How women look at themselves

(c) How women look at other woman

(d) How women look at society

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

Answer: (a), (b) and (c) only
15 It is a method of instruction which encourages the transformation of students from passive recipients of knowledge to active knowers who see themselves as agents of social change.
1 Focussed Group Discussions
2 Androgogy
3 Pedagogy
4 Participant observation

Answer: Pedagogy

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