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1. Gender roles refer to

a. Chromosomal difference that causes inevitable differences in the behaviour of men and women

B. Hormonal differences that causes inevitable differences in the behavior of women

c. The rights, responsibilities, expectation and relationships of women and men

d. Subordination of women based on the assumption of superiority of men

2. Mark the correct statement about gender inequality

a. Gender form of inequality is more severe than caste form of inequality

B. Gender inequality is like class inequality

c. Gender inequality is the creation of caste society only

d. Gender inequality is not observed in open society

3. Society’s expectation of people’s behaviour and attitudes based on whether they are females or males is called:

a. Femininity

B. Gender inequality

c. Gender roles

d. Masculinity

4. The ____ perspective combines the exploitation of women by capitalism with patriarchy in the home in its analysis of gender inequality

a. Socialist feminist

B. Radical feminist

c. Liberal feminist

d. Democratic feminist

5. What is correct about religion?

a. It is a unified system of beliefs and practices

B. It is a source of value system which sets the rationale for social actions

c. Different religions set the different guidelines for the lifestyles of the people

d. All of the above

6. Among the following, which is not related to third wave of feminism?

a. Queer theory

B. Defending sex work

c. Abolishing gender roles

d. Suffrage movement

7. Who coined the term ‘Third Wave Feminism’?

a. Alice Walker

B. Rebecca Walker

c. Jane Adams

d. Mary Richmond

8. Which form of feminism is most committed to challenging the essentialist nature of the category ‘women’??

a. Radical

B. Post modern

c. Socialist

d. Liberal

9. Which approach of feminism concentrated on rights only in public sphere and neglected the need for equity of freedom and regard in home life?

a. Liberal feminism

B. Radical feminism

c. Socialist feminism

d. Marxist feminism

10. Which feminist thought suggests that gender equality can be realised by eliminatingthe cultural notion of gender?

a. Post modern feminism

B. Socialist feminism

c. Radical feminism

d. Neo-classical feminism

11. A hierarchical system in which cultural, political and economic structures are dominated by males is a

a. Elite model

B. Pluralist model

c. Gendered division of labour

d. patriarchy

12. An ideology that exaggerates the difference between men and women and rationalizesthe superiority of males is called

a. Feminism

B. Gender inequality

c. Masculinity

d. Sexism

13. Which wave of feminism had the slogan, ‘The personal is political’?

a. First wave

B. Second wave

c. Third wave

d. Fourth wave

14. Women are often denied their social, cultural, economic and political rights leading to a decline in the condition of women. This gender based inequality against women is called

a. Feminism

B. Masculinity

c. Patriarchy

d. Gender inequality

15. The main goal of feminism is to:

a. Assert minority rights

B. Change the patriarchal nature of society

c. Protect women from alienation

d. Influence the government

16. The process by which we learn our culture’s gender-related rules, norms and expectations is known as

a. Gender socialization

B. Gender roles

c. Gender identity

d. None of the above

17. According to Marxist Feminism, women’s oppression is due to what?

a. Self esteem

B. Equal rights

c. Economic dependence

d. Financial dependence

18. The theory that men and women should be treated equally is also sometimes called

a. Core Feminism

B. Core Feminist Theory

c. Core Feminism or Core Feminist Theory

d. All of the above

19. Which of the following divisions is unique to India?

a. Gender division

B. Caste division

c. Economic division

d. Religious division

20. A person who supports feminism is called

a. Female

B. Male feminists

c. Feminist

d. None of the above

21. Select the laws enacted by the Parliament for the welfare of women

a. Special Marriage Act of 1955

B. Dowry Prohibition Act of 1961

c. Equal Remuneration Act of 1976

d. All of the above

22. Women in India are discriminated in:

a. Political life

B. Social life

c. Economic life

d. All of the above

23. In local self-government institutions, at least one-third of all positions are reserved for:

a. Men

B. Women

c. Children

d. Scheduled Tribes

24. What was the demand of First Wave Feminism?

a. Right of vote for women

B. Right to marry two men

c. Right to own a business

d. None of the above

25. ‘Equal Wages Act’ signifies

a. Law that deals with family related matters

B. Law which provides that equal wages should be paid for equal jobs for both men and women

c. An Act which signifies that all work inside the home is done by the women of the family

d. A radical law against the discriminatory attitude and sexual division of labour


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