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Gender Studies MCQs from the Past CSS & PMS Exams
The Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) is an international treaty adopted on 18 December 1979 by the United Nations General Assembly.
The fourth CEDAW Conference was held in Beijing in 1995. Benazir Bhutto represented Pakistan.
Pakistan ratified CEDAW on December 3, 1996.
UN has organized four world conferences on women. The first world conference on women was held in Mexico City in 1975. The second world conference on women was held in Copenhagen in 1980. The third world conference on women was held in Nairobi in 1985. The fourth world conference on women was held in Beijing in 1995.
World Systems Theory was articulated in large part by Immanuel Wallerstein.
Gender Trouble is written by Judith Butler.
Ain’t I a Woman? | by Sojourner Truth
Class and Feminism: A Collection of Essays from the Furies | by Charlotte Bunch
Author of Reserved Realities: Naila Kabeer
The Second Sex: book by Simone de Beauvoir
Dialect of Sex: book by Shulamith Firestone
Hegemonic Masculinity is part of W. Connell‘s gender order theory.
SC passed the grant of 3rd gender identity in CNIC in Dec 2009.
RAWA, Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan.
The first magazine (Urdu) meant for Muslim women was Tahzeeb-e-Niswan which was published in 1898 under the influence of Tahzeeb-ul-Akhlaq of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan.
First woman foreign secretary of Pakistan: Tehmina Janjua
Muslim Family Law Ordinance was passed in 1961.
Protection of Women (Criminal Laws Amendment) Act, 2006 makes rape a criminal offense punishable with death or imprisonment for not less than ten years.
Women Protection Bill at Workplace: 2010
Protection against Harassment of Women at the Workplace Amendment Bill 14 January 2022
Expands the definition of workplaces to encompass both formal and informal workplaces. The new legislation specifically includes domestic workers, who are often isolated and marginalized, and as a result, can be at greater risk of workplace violence and harassment.
The new law includes an expanded definition of harassment that includes “discrimination on the basis of gender, which may or may not be sexual in nature.”
The law extends protections against harassment and violence to students, a category excluded by the previous law.
It also streamlines the complaints process and includes specific protections to prevent retaliation.
10% quota was given to women in CSS during the PPP govt in 2010.
International Human Rights Day: 10 December
Which University houses the Centre of Excellence in GS: Quaid-e-Azam University
Hudood Ordinance: 1979
60 seats reserved for women in NA | 17 seats are reserved in the Senate
According to this Devolution of Power Plan (DOPP) 2000 draft, women were given 33% representation in local councils.
Kate Millet was a Radical Feminist.
First woman speaker of NA: Fahmida Mirza
Mukhtaran Mai belonged to the village of Meerwala, a rural tehsil of Jatoi, Muzaffargarh District, South Punjab.
Women in the first legislature of Pakistan: (TWO) Jahanara Shahnawaz & Shaista Ikram Ullah
The First Conference of Women in UNO was held in Mexico in 1975.
Malala Yousaf Zai was born on 12 July 1997 in Mingora Swat.
National Commission on Status of Women is a Pakistani statutory body established by President Pervez Musharraf, under the XXVI Ordinance dated 17 July 2000, and was established by the NCSW Act, 2012 as a financially and an administratively autonomous statutory body.
Ann Oakley (1972) distinguishes the concept of gender from the concept of sex. “Sex/gender distinction suggests a radical discontinuity between sexed bodies and culturally constructed gender”
Nature as the Feminine Principle is a reflection of ideas from Ecofeminism.
The Bluest Eye: Toni Morrison
According to the text, the terms masculinity & femininity are most closely linked to Gender.
Acid Control and Acid Crime Prevention Act, 22 December 2011 to punish perpetrators of acid crimes.
After Bangladesh Independence, APWA in that country was renamed Bangladesh Mahila Samiti.
Friedrich Engels advocated that the Husband represents the Bourgeois and the wife represents the Proletariat.
Androgynous: partly male and partly female in appearance; of indeterminate sex
Domestic Violence is a learned behavior.
Feminist Studies, first published in 1972, is the oldest continuing scholarly journal in the field of women’s studies.
Generalized Anxiety Disorder is associated with Social Life.
In 1966, Madam Noor Jehan received Tamgha e Imtiaz.
In Pakistan, women received full voting rights in national elections in 1956.
The first psychology department to offer a course of GS in their programs was Beacon house National University.
Homosexual was coined in German in 1869.
In South Asia, the convention on SDGs on women was held in 2017 in Penang Malaysia.
Mary Wollstonecraft was a liberal feminist.
In 2019, a bill introduced by Pakistani senator, Sherry Rehman, was passed in the Pakistani Senate to increase the minimum age of marriage for females to 18.
The maternal mortality ratio in Pakistan is 186 deaths per 100,000 live births.
In 2013, Ashraf Jehan became the first female justice of the Federal Shariat Court.
SAPs began in the 1980s.
Benazir Bhutto swore as the first woman PM on 02 December 1988.
The Commission on the Status of Women held a Beijing+10 Review Meeting in Tokyo.
The female sex hormone is called Estrogen.
India was the first country in the world to have launched a National Programme for Family Planning in 1952.
GAD Approach originated in the 1980s by Socialist Feminism.
GAD and GID emerged in the late 1980s.
The Gender Equality constructed through literature is Post Modern Feminism.
The idea for Pakistan Association for Women’s Studies was first conceived in 1991.
The Stonewall Riots (1969) were a significant event in The Gay Rights Movement.
The term Clientelism denotes the transformation of grassroots women into mere beneficiaries of services.
Transvestism, also called cross-dressing, practice of wearing the clothes of the opposite sex.
World System Theory: Immanuel Wallerstein
Women make up 70 percent of individuals living in poverty.
11-Literacy rate of women in Khyber Pukhtunkhwa is ___________.
12-Literacy rate of women in Punjab is _____________.
13-Literacy rate of women in Sindh is _____________.
14-Literacy rate of women in Baluchistan is ____________.
15-Literacy rate of women in Gilget Baltistan is __________.
16-Seats reserved for women in National Assembly according to 1956 Constitution were _________.
17- Seats reserved for women in National Assembly according to 1962 Constitution are _________.
18- Seats reserved for women in National Assembly according to 1973 Constitution were _________.
19-In Pakistan, we are losing ___________ women per hour because of pregnancy associated complications.
20-In Pakistan, each year more than _________ women die due to lack of proper equipments necessary for pregnancy treatment in remote areas.
21-The maternal mortality rate of Pakistan is _________________.
22-Each year about ___________ women suffer from pregnancy related complications.
23-In Pakistan more than __________ women are delivered at home in the presence of unskilled birth attendants.
24-Pakistan has more than _____________ villages all over the country without proper road network.
Seventy five thousands
25-In Pakistan the overall percentage of female enrolment in schools in urban areas is ________.
26-The overall enrolment percentage of female in schools in rural areas of Pakistan is __________.
27- The overall enrolment percentage of female in schools in Pakistan is __________.
28- The overall enrolment percentage of female in schools in urban areas of Punjab is __________.
29- The overall enrolment percentage of female in schools in rural areas of Punjab is __________.
30- The overall enrolment percentage of female in schools in Punjab is __________.
31- The overall enrolment percentage of female in schools in urban areas of Sindh is __________.
32- The overall enrolment percentage of female in schools in rural areas of Sindh is __________.
33- The overall enrolment percentage of female in schools in Sindh is __________.
34- The overall enrolment percentage of female in schools in urban areas of KPK is __________.
35- The overall enrolment percentage of female in schools in rural areas of KPK is __________.
36- The overall enrolment percentage of female in schools in KPK is __________.
37- The overall enrolment percentage of female in schools in urban areas of Baluchistan is __________.
38- The overall enrolment percentage of female in schools in rural areas of Baluchistan is __________.
39- The overall enrolment percentage of female in schools in Baluchistan is __________.
40- The overall enrolment percentage of female in schools in urban areas of AJ&K is __________.
1- The overall enrolment percentage of female in schools in rural areas of AJ&K is __________.
42- The overall enrolment percentage of female in schools in AJ&K is __________.
43- The overall enrolment percentage of female in schools in urban areas of GB is __________.
44- The overall enrolment percentage of female in schools in rural areas of GB is __________.
45- The overall enrolment percentage of female in schools in urban areas of FATA is __________.
46- The overall enrolment percentage of female in schools in rural areas of FATA is __________.
47- The overall enrolment percentage of female in schools in FATA is __________.
48-In Pakistan more than ___________ of girls never enrol in school.
49-Pakistan female population is estimated to be __________ of the total population.
50-According to Labour Force Statistics (LFS) of 2012-2013, out of ______ people, only _______ Pakistani females are in employment of some sort.
180 million, 12.51 million
51-Protection of Women Act passed in ___________.
52-Anti-Rape Bill passed in ___________.
53-Anti-Honour Killings Laws Bill passed in __________.
54-Protection against Harassment of Women at the Workplace Act passed in __________.
55-Domestic Violation Act passed in _________.
56-The Criminal Law Amendment Act (on sexual harassment) passed in ___________.
57-Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill passed in ____________.
58-According to 2016 Census an estimated women population of Pakistan is ___________.
59-In Pakistan registered women voters are ___________.
60-Pakistan’s National Assembly first female speaker was ____________.
Dr. Fehmida Mirza
1 Liberal Feminism is against what type of difference?
2 What was the goal of Liberal Feminism in US?
Addition of Equal Rights Amendment to US constitution
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3 According to Marxist Feminism, women’s oppression is due to what?
4 Marxist Feminism put women into the structure of what?
5 According to Marxist Feminism, solution to women’s oppression is
The replace of Capitalism with Socialist system
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6 According to which feminism oppression of women is due to many factors?
7 Development Feminism emphasis on what?
Universal human rights
8 According to Radical Feminism what is the root cause of oppression?
9 According to Psychoanalytical Feminism the continue process of gender discrimination is due to which reason?
Psychological gendering of children
10 Separatists feminists advocates separation of women from men either
Total or Partial
1 What CEWS stands for?
Center of Excellence for Gender Studies
2 Centre of Excellence for Gender Studies (CEWS) was established in the year of
3 CEWS was established by which ministry of the Government of Pakistan?
Ministry of Women Development
4 CEWS was established as a project in 1989 in how many public universities?
5 The first master degree program in Women’s Studies in Pakistan began in
1991 at University of Karachi
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6 M.Phil and Ph.D. degree programs in Women’s Studies at the University of Karachi were started in the year of
7 What PAWS stand for?
Pakistan Association for Women’s Studies
8 When PAWS started work?
9 In Islam the share of women in inheritance is how much?
Woman gets half of man share
10 During the reign of Second Pious caliph who was market supervisor?
Al Shifa bint Abdullah
11 The term ‘‘constructionism’’ was coined by who and when?
Seymour Papert, 1980’s
12 Social Constructionism uncovers the ways by which individuals construct what?
Their perceived social reality
13 The phrase Queer Theory was coined by whom and when?
Teresa de Laurites, 1991
14 A disease that causes male infants to appear like female till puberty is called
5 Alpha Reductase Deficiency
15 The theory that men and women should be treated equally also sometimes called as
Core Feminism or Core Feminist Theory
16 A person who supports feminism is called
17 What APWA stands for?
All Pakistan Women’s Association
18 APWA was started by whom?
Begum Rana Liaquat Ali Khan
19 APWA was established in the year of
20 What was the purpose of APWA establishment?
Furtherance of the moral, social and economic welfare of the women of Pakistan
21 What WMA stands for?
Women’s Action Forum
22 WMA was established in the year of
23 The Anti-Sexual Harassment Bill was passed in the year of
24 When was the Criminal Acid Act passed?
25 When was the Women’s Protection Bill passed in Pakistan?
November 15, 2006
26 Who was the first female prime minister of Pakistan?
27 Who was the first Pakistani female athlete who won gold medal in SAF Games?
28 Who was the first female Governor in Pakistan?
Begum Rana Liaquat Ali Khan
1 Attributes associated with girls and women are called
Gender Studies 800 MCQs
2 Androgynous are those people who exhibits combination of both
Masculine and feminine characteristics
3 Discrimination that a person face on the basis of gender is called
4 When the term empowerment became popular?
In the mid of 1980’s (especially in reference to women)
5 In gender studies what does empowerment mean?
Giving women power and authority equal to that of men
Gender Studies MCQs Part IV
6 Where empoerment for women begins?
7 What is Gender Mainstreaming?
Public policy concept of assessing the different implications of different action policies for Men and women
8 The concept of gender mainstreaming was first proposed in the year of
9 When the concept of gender mainstreaming was given?
At Third World Conference on Women
10 Gender analysis uncovers what?
Gender relations effects on a development problem
1-BWOA stands for __________.
Black Women Organized for Action
2-NBFO stands for ___________.
National Black Feminist Organization
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3-Thir Wave Feminism demanded _________.
4-Third Wave Feminism emerged in __________.
5-CSW stands for ___________.
Commission on the Status of Women
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6-CSW was established in _________.
7-CSW was established by ___________.
United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
8-UN First Conference on Women was held in __________.
9-United Nations First Conference On Women was held in the year _________.
10-Mexico City Conference led to the establishment of the __________ and ________.
11-INSTRAW stands for __________.
International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women
12-UNIFEM stands for ___________.
United Nations Development Fund for Women
13-CEDAW stands for _____________.
Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women
14-CEDAW was adopted by the General Assembly in ________
15-CEDAW is commonly called as ___________.
The Bill Of Rights For Women
16-The Bill Of Rights For Women now legally binds ____________ countries.
17-The World Conference of 1985 of Nairobi is considered as ___________.
The Birth Of Global Feminism
18-The Fourth World Conference on Women was held in ________ in _________.
19-According to various surveys, under the capitalist system, women’s current average earning ratio is _______ to ______ earning of men.
$ 0.77, $ 1
20-Modernization theory has evolved in ________________ waves.
21-The first wave appeared in the ______ and _________.
22-The second wave of modernization theory appeared in _______ and ________.
23-The second wave of modernization theory is a part of the __________ theory.
24-The third wave of modernization theory emerged in ___________.
25-Modernization theory is largely based on the view that to develop means to become _________ by adopting ___________ and __________.
Modern, Western values, Social institutions
26 Name the first female governor of State Bank of Pakistan
27 Who was the first female pilot in Pakistan?
28 Who was the first female deputy speaker in Pakistan?
Begum Jahanara Shahnawaz
29 Who was the first female member of Pakistan parliament?
Begum Shaistan Suhrawady Ikramullah
30 Who was the first female minister of education in Pakistan?Begum Mehmooda Salim Khan