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Women Studies Objective Questions and Answers | Women Studies MCQs | Test Set 4

Questions
1 Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched with First Woman in India ?
1 First woman to receive Bharatratna - Mrs. Indira Gandhi
2 First woman to receive Olympic Medal - P.V. Sindhu
3 First woman Minister in Government - Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
4 First woman Ambassador - C.B. Muthamma

Answer: First woman to receive Olympic Medal - P.V. Sindhu
2 Who amongst the following during the ‘He for She Campaign’ said that “Achieving gender equality requires the engagement of women and men, girls and boys, it is everyone’s responsibility”.
1 Kofi Annan
2 Antonio Guterres
3 Ban Ki Moon
4 Boutrous Boutrous Ghali

Answer: Ban Ki Moon
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3

Assertion (A) : In the developing countries, many of the traditional functions of the family and the household are getting replaced by marketed commodities and services.

Reason (R) : The very nature of gender relations in family in developing society is radically changing from dependency proneness to independence.

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

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are correct but (R) is not the correct explanation for (A)
4 Which of the following is correct with regard to Gender Budgetting in India ?
1 Gender Budget has allocation of column ‘A’ with 100% and column ‘B’ with 70%
2 Gender Budget allocation with 70% for column ‘A’ and 30% for column ‘B’
3 Gender Budget allocation with 30% for column ‘A’ and 100% for column ‘B’
4 Gender Budget allocation with 100% for column ‘A’ and 30% for column ‘B’

Answer: Gender Budget allocation with 100% for column ‘A’ and 30% for column ‘B’
5 Which of the following could be said to have prevented the ‘trickle down effects’ in Indian planning ?

(a) Increased dependence of agriculture on purchase inputs and privately managed irrigation

(b) More employment of labour by larger landholding farmers

(c) Lowered participation of women in agricultural workforce due to new technology

(d) The failure of Green Revolution

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

Answer: (a) and (c) only
6

Assertion (A) : ‘DNA finger printing’ has become a powerful tool to establish paternity and identity of criminals in rape and assault cases.

Reason (R) : Trace evidences such as hairs, saliva and dried semen are adequate for DNA analysis.

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

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
7 Which of the following are the aims of Naila Kabeer’s Social Relations framework related to Gender Analysis ?

(a) To analyse existing gender inequalities in the distribution of resources

(b) To emphasize human well-being as the final goal of development

(c) To emphasize participatory methodology to the analysis of gender issues

(d) To analyse relationship in between people, their relationship to resources activities and their interaction with institutions

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

Answer: (a), (b) and (d) only
8

Assertion (A) : The theory of Eco-feminism is multifaceted and multilocated and support the existing social structures across the world rather than individuals.

Reason (R) : Eco-feminism adresses the oppression of the natural world and that of women by patriarchal structures of power.

Code :
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: (A) is wrong (R) is correct
9 Which arrangement of the following would show the correct sequence of Demographic Transition as typically associated with economic development ?

(a) High birth rate with high death rate

(b) High birth rate with low death rate

(c) Declining birth rate with low death rate

(d) Low birth rate with low death rate

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

Answer: (a), (b), (c), (d)
10 Which of the following Award is being given to a State or UT which has appreciably improved Child Sex Ratio by the Ministry of Women and Child Development ?
1 Kishori Shakti Puraskar
2 Sabla Puraskar
3 Nari Shakti Puraskar
4 Kishor Balika Puraskar

Answer: Nari Shakti Puraskar
11

Assertion (A) : Family support and encouragement are the essential facilitative factors for women to aspire for entrepreneurship.

Reason (R) : Women have to priortise family as personally defined norms and feel pressurised to balance home and business.

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

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is correct explanation for (A)
12 Which of the following is considered “Economic Abuse” in ‘The protection of women from domestic violence Act, 2005’ ?

(a) Prohibition or restriction to continued access to resources or facilities which the aggrieved person is entitled to use.

(b) Disposal of household effects, any alienation of assets whether movable or immovable.

(c) Deprivation of all or any economic or financial resources to which the aggrieved person is entitled under any law or custom.

(d) Continued access by the aggrieved person to her Stridhan or any other property jointly or separately owned.

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

Answer: (a), (b) and (c)
13 Which of the following goals are the correct explanation of the Sustainable Development Goals 1, 3 and 10 ?
1 No Poverty, Good Health and Well being, Gender Equality
2 No Poverty, Zero Hunger, Reduced Inequalities
3 Zero Hunger, Good Health and Well being, Reduced Inequality
4 No Poverty, Good Health and Well being, Reduced Inequalities

Answer: No Poverty, Good Health and Well being, Reduced Inequalities
14

Assertion (A) : Girls are often more susceptible to all types of violence and vulnerable to sexual violence.

Reason (R) : Girls should behave themselves and should be conscious of their dress.

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

Answer: (A) is correct and (R) is wrong
15 Gender performativity according to Judith Butler includes which of the following ?

(a) Stylized repetition of acts, imitation or miming of the dominant conception of gender

(b) Biologically or culturally there is nothing essentially male or female

(c) Gender is constructed through one’s own repititive performance of gender

(d) Gender is constructed through natural or innate series of acts

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

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

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