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Women Studies Objective Questions and Answers | Women Studies MCQs | Test Set 47

Questions
1 Which are three constituents or properties of theory ?
1 Description, Explanation, Reflection
2 Explanation, Classification, Verification
3 Reflection, Prediction, Classification
4 Explanation, Prediction, Verification

Answer: Explanation, Prediction, Verification
2 Which of the following is the correct number of women awardees of Dada Saheb Phalke Award till 2015 ?
1 Three
2 Four
3 Six
4 Eight

Answer: Six
3 Which is the most severe form of social stratification ?
1 Caste
2 Gender
3 Class
4 Race

Answer: Gender
4 Which among the following States in India has the highest percentage of female population in the age group of 70 plus (2011 Census) ?
1 Leila Andhra PradeshSeth
2 Himachal Pradesh
3 Maharashtra
4 Kerala

Answer: Kerala
5 Which of the following problem can be better studied by Quantitative method of data ?
1 Attitude of men and women on contraceptive use.
2 Male and female wage rates in the informal sector.
3 Women’s experiences of the constraints of working in the informal sector.
4 Men’s and women’s views on the causes and consequences of domestic violence.

Answer: Male and female wage rates in the informal sector.
6 In which sector of the following there is highest Gender Pay Gap as per the Monster Salary Index Report (2016) ?
1 Information and Communication Technology
2 Financial services, banking, insurance
3 Manufacturing sector
4 Education, research

Answer: Manufacturing sector
7

Assertion (A) : Despite anti-dowry legislation in India, a conspicuous increase in dowry has been witnessed.

Reason (R) : Dowry in the larger sense refers to cost of wedding celebrations and rituals, gifts, the property or cash demands made by the groom’s family.

Which one of the following is correct ?

Codes :
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 and (R) is false.
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true.

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
8 The Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) Application Act was passed in :
1 1959
2 1939
3 1937
4 1927

Answer: 1937
9 Who started the Ladies Theosophical Society in India ?
1 Rassundri Devi
2 Swarnakumari Devi
3 Pandita Ramabai
4 Annie Besant

Answer: Swarnakumari Devi
10 Which section of Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 provides for Restitution of Conjugal Rights ?
1 Section 15
2 Section 12
3 Section 11
4 Section 9

Answer: Section 9
11 Select the correct sampling technique where ‘each person interviewed may be asked to suggest additional people (Respondent) :
1 Snowball Sampling
2 Snowball Sampling
3 Random Sampling
4 Cluster Sampling

Answer: Snowball Sampling
12

Assertion (A) : The media is a carrier of information, ideas and a vehicle used to entertain as well as influenced mechanism for education and socialization of women.

Reason (R) : The media perpetrates violence against women through pornography and body language by advertisements.

Which one of the following is correct ?

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

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are correct, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
13 Which of the following states has the highest female workforce Participate Rate in India according to the 2001 Census ?
1 Gujarat
2 Kerala
3 Karnataka
4 Mizoram

Answer: Mizoram
14 According to Postmodern Feminism :
1 Human experience is located “inescapably within language”. Power is exercised not only through direct coercion, but also through the way in which language shapes and restricts our reality.
2 Women should be in the control of means of reproduction.
3 Primarily due to one’s biology, women’s oppression consists of being denied transcendence and subjectivity.
4 A social system that is dominated by males, influences the individual psycho-sexual development.

Answer: Human experience is located “inescapably within language”. Power is exercised not only through direct coercion, but also through the way in which language shapes and restricts our reality.
15 What are the variables which the Global Gender Gap Index examines ?

i. Economic Participation and Opportunity

ii. Educational Attainment

iii. Health and Survival

iv. Political Empowerment

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

Answer: i, ii, iii, iv

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