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Women Studies Objective Questions and Answers | Women Studies MCQs | Test Set 38

Questions
1 How many women are presiding over one of the Houses of the 189 Parliaments as on October 2014 ?
1 Only 20
2 Only 40
3 Only 35
4 Only 45

Answer: Only 40
2

Assertion (A) : In India, a significant number of trafficked women end-up in prostitution and multiple conditions of exploitation as a consequence of coercion, deception and economic enslavement.

Reason (R) : Trafficked women and children have a greater tendency to face risks with fewer opportunities to avoid abusive situations with marginalised access to justice and other resources for redress.

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

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are correct.
3 Name the Report which examined the entire gamut of issues facing women in the unorganised sector of employment
1 Report of the National Commission
2 Towards Equality Report
3 Shramshakti Report
4 Status of Women in India Report

Answer: Shramshakti Report
4 Who of the following proclaimed ?

“Woman is the companion of man, gifted with equal mental capacities. She has the right to participate in the minutest details of activities of men and she has the same right to freedom and liberty as he ….. By sheer force of vicious custom, even the most ignorant and worthless men have been enjoying a superiority over women.”

1 Lakshmi Sahgal
2 Mahatma Gandhi
3 Dayanand Saraswati
4 Keshab Chandra Sen

Answer: Mahatma Gandhi
5 The Census data which is used and analysed for some feminist research problem is known as
1 Qualitative Data
2 Random Data
3 Secondary Data
4 Primary Data

Answer: Secondary Data
6 Who is the author of the book, ‘The Natural Superiority of Women’ ?
1 Ashley Montague
2 Kamla Bhasin
3 Julliet Michell
4 Sylvia Walby

Answer: Ashley Montague
7

Assertion (A) : The caste system perpetuates inequality, dominance and exploitation in Indian society.

Reason (R) : Higher caste people get more privileges from existing government policies and programmes.

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

Answer: (A) is correct (R) is wrong.
8 The recent strategy formulated by the UN Solidarity Movement, ‘He for she’ to end gender inequality is
1 The campaign for greater participation of men in private sphere.
2 The campaign for greater participation of men in women’s rights.
3 The campaign for greater participation of women in public sphere.
4 The campaign for greater participation of women in decision making.

Answer: The campaign for greater participation of men in women’s rights.
9 ‘Biological males who reject their masculine identity in due course of time to identify as women’ is known as
1 Trans Women
2 Trans Men
3 Trans Gender
4 Andro Gyneous

Answer: Trans Gender
10 List out the Indicators for the calculation of GEM :

i. Proportion of seats held by women in national Parliament.

ii. Proportion of women in the economic decision making.

iii. Proportion of women in the organized sector.

iv. Proportion of female share of income.

Codes :
1 i, ii and iii are correct.
2 i, ii, iii and iv are correct.
3 i, ii and iv are correct.
4 i and ii are correct.

Answer: i, ii and iv are correct.
11 As per NSSO reports in 2011-12 the Female Workforce Participation Rate in Rural Usual Status (UPSS) and Rural Principal Status (UPS) is :
1 32.7 (UPSS) and 24.7 (UPS)
2 29.9 (UPSS) and 23.1 (UPS)
3 24.0 (UPSS) and 17.6 (UPS)
4 34.0 (UPSS) and 24.8 (UPS)

Answer: 24.0 (UPSS) and 17.6 (UPS)
12 What is the title of the Act prohibiting sexual offences against children in India ?
1 Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012
2 Prevention of Sexual Offences against Children Act, 2012
3 Prevention and Redressal in Sexual Offences against Children Act, 2012
4 Prohibition of Sexual Offences against Children Act, 2012

Answer: Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012
13 According to 2011 Census which State has the highest Child Sex Ratio (0 – 6 years) ?
1 Mizoram
2 Kerala
3 Chhattisgarh
4 West Bengal

Answer: Mizoram
14 Women Studies :

i. Questions the traditional notion regarding men as “humans” and women as “others”.

ii. Questions and challenges Androcentrism

iii. Explores our gendered existence

iv. As a body of knowledge examines the status of women in society.

1 i, ii and iii only
2 i, iii and iv only
3 ii, iii and iv only
4 i, ii, iii and iv

Answer: i, ii, iii and iv
15 Both conflict and feminist theories focus on
1 Negotiated social orders
2 Manifest functions
3 Subjective meanings
4 Structured social inequality

Answer: Structured social inequality

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