CBSE NET Women-Studies September-2013 Solved Paper II

  1. Which of the following variables is the most critical for those who focus on gender oppression theory (A)? Power (B) Money (C) Mothering (D) Culture

    Answer: a

  2. “Anyone who knows anything of history, knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine ferment. Social position of women can be measured exactly, by the social position of fair sex” Who among the following made the statement?

    1. Shulamith Firestone

    2. Mary Daly

    3. Karl Marx

    4. Betty Freidan

    Answer: c

  3. Match the List-I with List-II as given below:

    List-I (Authors) List-II (Books)
    1. Mary Daly

    2. John Stuart Mill

    3. Maria Mies

    4. Alison Jaggar

    1. The Subjection of Women

    2. Feminist Politics and Human Nature

    3. Beyond God the Father

    4. Indian Women and Patriarchy

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4

    Answer: a

  4. Who describes the development of Feminist theory as having three phases?

    1. ‘Feminist Critique’

    2. ‘Gynocriticism’

    3. ‘Gender Theory’

      1. Neera Desai

      2. Juliet Mitchell

      3. Simone de Beauvoir

      4. Elaine Showalter

      Answer: d

  5. Which of the following statement is incorrect about hypothess?

    1. It is essential for every research design.

    2. It is a statement which is yet to be tested.

    3. It is derived from the existing theories of the concerned issue.

    4. It can be null also.

    Answer: a

  6. When the researcher wants to know the impact of some variable on the target population, which research design can be appropriately applicable?

    1. Exploratory

    2. Experimental

    3. Diagnostic

    4. Descriptive

    Answer: b

  7. Find out the correct sequence concerning various steps to conduct research effectively:

    1. Developing hypothesis

    2. Data analysis

    3. Preparation of report

    4. Formulating research problem

    Codes:

    1. 3 2 1 4

    2. 1 2 3 4

    3. 2 4 1 3

    4. 4 1 2 3

    Answer: d

  8. Gender sensitive curriculum refers to that type of curriculum which

    1. has separate provision for women students

    2. excludes Mathematics and Physical Science

    3. attempts to challenge the gender stereotypes

    4. includes only women's issues

    Answer: c

  9. Which of the pair is not correctly matched?

      • Of Women Born
      • Adrienne Rich
      • The Dialectic of Sex
      • Shulamith Firestone
      • The Origin of the Family, Private property and State
      • Karl Marx
      • Feminist Politics and Human Nature
      • Alison Jaggar

    Answer: c

  10. Match the List-I with List-II as given below:

    List-I (Concepts) List-II (Definition)
    1. Femaleness

    2. Femininity

    3. Feminism

    4. Essentialism

    1. An ideological position which advocates equality of gender and potential of women

    2. Physical and biological differentiation between man and woman

    3. Social and cultural construction of women in relation to institutionalized roles

    4. The conviction that men are men and women are women and there is no way to change either's nature

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1

    Answer: b

  11. The book ‘Sexual Politics’ is written by

    1. Mary Wollstone Craft

    2. Kate Millet

    3. Catharine MacKinnon

    4. Mary Daly

    Answer: b

  12. Women's Studies is a discipline that advocates

    1. Women's superiority over men

    2. Preservation of cultural identity

    3. Suppression of the male voice

    4. An egalitarian human society

    Answer: d

  13. Match the following from List-I and List-II:

    List-I (Authors) List-II (Books)
    1. Susan Brownmiller

    2. Juliet Mitchell

    3. Marge Piercy

    4. Simone DeBeauvoir

    1. Women Estate

    2. Against our Will: Men, Women and Rape

    3. The Ethics of Ambiguity

    4. Women on the Edge of Time

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4

    Answer: c

  14. Which one of the following is pioneer in developing gender sensitive budget initiative?

    1. Asia

    2. Australia

    3. Europe

    4. Africa

    Answer: b

  15. Arrange the following Commissions in chronologcal sequence:

    1. The National Committee on Women's Education

    2. DS Kothari Commission

    3. Yashpal Committee Report

    4. National Knowledge Commission

    Codes:

    1. 2 3 4 1

    2. 1 2 3 4

    3. 3 2 1 4

    4. 4 3 1 2

    Answer: b

  16. Main workers are those workers who work for the major of the reference period which is

    1. Eight months or more

    2. Four months or more

    3. Six months or more

    4. Nine months or more

    Answer: c

  17. ‘Women's Component Plan’ was initiated in which Five Year Plan?

    1. 6th Five Year Plan

    2. 7th Five Year Plan

    3. 5th Five Year Plan

    4. 9th Five Year Plan

    Answer: d

    • Assertion (A): Political Parties in India speak much about equality of women but have somehow ignored the dalit women.
    • Reason (R): The 73rd Amendment provide space to Dalit women to sit in Panchayats. But it is seen as a threat to social hierarchy.
    1. Both A and R are false.

    2. Both A and R are true.

    3. A is false and R is the correct explanation of (A).

    4. A is true and R is false.

  18. Who among the following has been founder members of Women's World Banking?

    1. Ella Bhatt

    2. Promilla Kapur

    3. Devaki Jain

    4. Maithreyi Krishnaraj

    Answer: a

  19. Mark the incorrect answer of ‘Sexual Harassment’ as defined in Visakha Judgement?

    1. Unwelcome sexually determined behaviour

    2. Showing pornography

    3. Extending invitation

    4. Sexually offensive physical contact or advances

    Answer: c

  20. Which is the correct chronological sequence of enactments of the following Acts?

    1. Muslim Women (Protection of Right on Divorce) Act

    2. Family Courts Act

    3. Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act

    4. Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act

    Mark the correct sequence from the codes given below:

    Codes:

    1. 2 4 3 1

    2. 3 1 4 2

    3. 1 2 3 4

    4. 4 2 1 3

    Answer: d

  21. In the organized sector, there are certain laws which enjoin the employer to make provision for creches if a certain number of women are employed in their establishments:

    1. Factories Act

    2. Plantation Labour Act

    3. Contract Labour Act

    4. Inter-state Migrant Workers Act

    Codes:

    1. 1 only

    2. 4 only

    3. 1, 2, 3 & 4

    4. 1, 2 & 4

    Answer: c

  22. Sahitya Academy Award winner among the following women is

    1. Shobha De

    2. Amrita Patel

    3. Amrita Pritam

    4. Kishwar Desai

    Answer: c

  23. India ranks in Human Development Index (2013) at

    1. 132

    2. 136

    3. 131

    4. 128

    Answer: b

  24. Match the goals (List-I) with Five Year Plans (List-II) of India:

    List-I List-II
    1. Women's Empowerment

    2. Women and Development

    3. Inclusive Growth

    4. Advancement of Gender Equality

    1. Eleventh Five Year Plan

    2. Sixth Five Year Plan

    3. Tenth Five Year Plan

    4. Ninth Five Year Plan

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4

    Answer: b

  25. Match the List-I with List-II.

    List-I List-II
    1. Leader of Opposition

    2. All India Women's Conference

    3. Chairperson, High Level Committee on Status of Women

    4. All India Democratic Women's Association

    1. Pam Rajput

    2. Brinda Karat

    3. Sushama Swaraj

    4. Bina Jain

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1

    Answer: c

  26. Executive Director of UN Women is

    1. Michelle Bachelet

    2. Hillary Clinton

    3. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

    4. Lakshmi Puri

    Answer: c

  27. The only woman member of the Planning Commission of India is

    1. Jayanti Ghosh

    2. Aruna Roy

    3. Syeda Hameed

    4. Zoya Hassan

    Answer: c

  28. First Indian Woman President of the Indian National Congress:

    1. Sucheta Kriplani

    2. Rajkumari Amrit Kaur

    3. Sarojini Naidu

    4. Annie Besant

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A): Micro credit is the panacea for poverty reduction and women's empowerment.
    • Reason (R): The poverty reduction and women's empowerment will be a distant goal unless ‘physical capital’ and ‘financial capital’ is strengthened.
    1. A is true and R is false.

    2. Both A and R are true, R is the correct explanation for (A).

    3. Both A are R are false.

    4. A is false and R is true.

    Answer: b

    • Assertion (A): Political parties in India speak much about equality of women but have somehow ignored the Dalit women.
    • Reason (R): The 73rd Amendment provides space to Dalit women to sit in Panchayats, but it is seen as a threat to social hierarchy.
    1. Both A and R are false.

    2. Both A and R are true, R is the correct explanation for (A).

    3. A is true, R is false.

    4. A is false R is true.

    Answer: d

    • Assertion (A): Unwed mothers and their children are given shelter in Swadhar Ghar with Government support.
    • Reason (R): Bearing children beyond marriage is not natural.
    1. Both A and R are correct and R is not correct explanation for (A).

    2. A is correct, R is false and R is not the correct explanation for (A).

    3. A is false and R is correct.

    4. Both A and R are false.

    Answer: b

    • Assertion (A): SHG women are taking up micro enterprises.
    • Reason (R): Banks and Cooperative societies and other Financial Institutions are supporting SHG women to start micro enterprises.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanaton for (A).

    2. Both A and R are true, and R is not the correct explanation for (A).

    3. Both A and R are false.

    4. A is true, R is false.

    Answer: a

  29. Which country declares National Holiday on ‘Women's Day’

    1. America

    2. Russia

    3. China

    4. India

    Answer: b

  30. The First Chairperson of the National Commission for Women was

    1. Girija Vyas

    2. Mohini Giri

    3. Poornima Advani

    4. Jayanti Patnaik

    Answer: d

  31. Non-formal Education was evolved in India through a resolution of

    1. National Council for Educational Research and Training

    2. National Council of Women's Education

    3. Central Advisory Board of Education

    4. National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration

    Answer: c

  32. Mark the correct expansion of DAWN:

    1. Development Association with Women in a New era

    2. Development Alternatives with Women for a New era

    3. Development Crises and Alternatives for Women in a New era

    4. Development Associated Movement for Women in a New era

    Answer: b

  33. The Department of Science and Technology (DST) has facilitated married women to be at her husband's place and continue their research work. Write the name of that scheme.

    1. ASHA

    2. YOJANA

    3. DISHA

    4. RAKSHA

    Answer: c

  34. Match List-I with List-II:

    List-I (Census) List-II (Female work participation Rate)
    1. 1971

    2. 1991

    3. 2001

    4. 2011

    1. 22.3

    2. 25.5

    3. 13.9

    4. 25.6

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2

    Answer: d

  35. Female rural literacy rate in India is

    1. 56.4%

    2. 48.6%

    3. 46.1%

    4. 52.2%

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A): ‘Honour Killings’ are increasing in our society.
    • Reason (R): Religious, discriminatory beliefs, and Khap Panchayats decisions lead to more honour killings.
    1. Both A and R are false.

    2. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation for (A).

    3. A is false and R is true.

    4. A is true and R is false.

    Answer: b

  36. Which one of the ILO conventions is not ratified by India?

    1. Equality of Treatment (Social Security) Convention, 1962

    2. Night Work (Women) Convention (Revised), 1948

    3. Maternity Protection Convention, 2000

    4. Underground Work (Women) Convention, 1935

    Answer: c

  37. Match the following from List-I and List-II:

    List-I List-II
    1. Angela Merkel

    2. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

    3. Christina Fernandez de Kirchner

    4. Dilma Rousseff

    1. President of Brazil

    2. President of Liberia

    3. Chancellor of Germany

    4. President of Argentina

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4

    Answer: c

  38. Match List-I with List-II:

    List-I List-II
    1. Praneet Kaur

    2. Krishna Tirath

    3. Girija Vyas

    4. Selja Kumari

    1. Minister for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation

    2. Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment

    3. Minister for Women and Chld Development

    4. Minister of State for External Affairs

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2

    Answer: d

  39. WFS stands for

    1. Women Foreign Services

    2. Women Feature Service

    3. Women Financial Services

    4. Women Family Services

    Answer: b

  40. Match List-I with List-II:

    List-I (Offence) List-II (Punishment)
    1. Voluntarily causing grievous hurt by use of acid etc.

    2. Voyeurism

    3. Stalking

    4. Assault or use of criminal force to woman with intent to disrobe her

    1. Imprisonment not less than 3 years may extend to 7 years and also liable to fine

    2. Punishment on first conviction, imprisonment which may extend to three years and also liable to fine

    3. Punishment on first conviction, imprisonment not less than one year, extend to three years and fine

    4. Imprisonment not less than 10 years, may extend for life and with fine

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2

    Answer: c

  41. Which of the following statements regarding the functions of the Parliamentary Committee on Empowerment of women are correct?

    1. To consider reports submitted by the National Commission for Women and State Commissions for women.

    2. To report on the working of the welfare programmes for the women.

    3. To examine measures taken by the Union Government and State Governments for Women's equality.

    4. To examine measures taken by the Union Government for comprehensive education and adequate representation of women in legislative bodies.

    Codes:

    1. 2 and 4

    2. 1 and 3

    3. 4 only

    4. 3 only

    Answer: a

  42. Who recommended co-education as the general pattern at the elementary stage of education?

    1. The Bhakthavatsalam Committee

    2. The Kothari Commission

    3. The Hansa Mehta Committee

    4. The Radhakrishnan Commission

    Answer: b

  43. Child sex-ratio is lower in developed States in comparison to economically backward ones of the country is not because of

    1. High son preference

    2. Male child really inherits property

    3. Easy availability of scientific method

    4. Women are more rational

    Answer: d

  44. What is responsible for the current discriminatory pattern of gender relations in society?

    1. Female Foeticide

    2. Neglect of the female child

    3. Dowry Deaths

    4. Patriarchy

    Answer: d