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Q1. A system of structure and practice in which men dominate, oppress and exploit women is called
Q2. While discussing gender roles in the classroom, you would assert that
(a) there are different professions for men and women
(b) boys need to attend school as they are the future earning members of the family
(c) gender stereotypes in society need to be addressed meaningfully
(d) household work should not be seen as productive
Q3. Girls surpass boys in physical development in which period?
(b) Later childhood
(c) Early childhood
Q4. Gender bias promulgates the myth that boys are naturally better than girls in which of the following subjects?
(d) (b) and (c)
Q5. What was different about children’s lives in Samoan society in the 1920’s from Indian society today, as given in the NCERT book?
(a) They all (boys and girls) learnt to do household work as well as earning livelihoods, at different periods in their lives
(b) They did not go to school, but enjoyed their childhood by playing throughout the day
(c) Both boys and girls played exactly the same roles in their lives
(d) None of the above
Q6. Which of the following activities will make children grow up with the idea that they have different roles to play in life as women and men?
(a) Boys are given toy cars to play with while girls are given dolls
(b) Girls are told to talk softly and boys are told to grow up as strong men
(c) Girls are told to play Ludo with the boys on a rainy Sunday
(d) (a) and (b)
Q7. All over the world, the work that women do within the home is not recognised as work. Why is this so?
(a) Because they are not paid any salary for it
(b) The amount of work done is negligible
(c) It is assumed that the housework is something that comes naturally to women
(d) The women use automatic appliances for all the work and so it does not require any effort
Q8. Which of the following works done by a female domestic servant in a rich villager’s household is not strenuous or physically demanding ?
(a) Fetching water from a well into the house
(b) Looking after a small child who is sleeping
(c) Washing the dirty clothes of the family without help from a washing machine
(d) Carrying headloads of firewood for cooking
Q9. Teachers can challenge the gender bias in schools through following
(a) unbiased assessment strategies
(b) unbiased pedagogical practices
(c) unbiased curriculum choices
(d) All of the above
Q10. Why has the Government of India made it mandatory for organisations that employ 30 or more than 30 female employees to provide creche facilities?
(a) This helps many women to take up employment outside the home
(b) It helps the women to earn higher salaries
(c) The children enjoy the creches more than being at home
(d) All of the above
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