[Test 4] Rajasthan RPSC College Lecturer Test Series 2021 for Sociology

Rajasthan RPSC College Lecturer Exam 2021 Test Series for Sociology in English and HindiRajasthan Public Service Commission conducts the recruitment for Technical and Non Technical Education Department for the post of Lecture. The Rajasthan Public Service Commission has released the recruitment for Assistant Professor and lecturer (Technical Education) Posts. There are 918 vacancies for these posts. This is a big opportunity for candidates who waiting for jobs in RPSC. It is essential to know details like Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Exam Date, Previous Year Papers, and Admit Card.

Rajasthan RPSC College Lecturer Test Series 2021 for Sociology

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Practice Test – 4

1. Women’s movement in India began in the year?

a) 1974-1975

b) 1975-1976

c) 1976-1977

d) 1977-1978

2. The Research Centre for Women Studies (RCWS) in India was set up in?

a) 1974

b) 1976

c) 1940

d) 1980

3. The Centre for Women’s Development Studies (CWDS) in India was founded in?

a) 1976

b) 1978

c) 1980

d) 1986

4. In which year did the UGC bring out the guidelines for development of women studies in Indian Universities and Colleges?

a) 1986

b) 1987

c) 1988

d) 1989

5. The Indian Association for Women Studies (IAWS) was set up on?

a) October 28, 1982

b) September 23, 1988

c) August 28, 1982

d) November 23, 1982

6. The committee on the status of women in India released a report in?

a) 1971

b) 1972

c) 1973

d) 1974

7. The first national conference on women’s studies was held in the year?

a) 1981

b) 1982

c) 1983

d) 1984

8. Who among the following feminists referred women’s studies to as ‘the academic arm of women’s movement, a potent instrument playing a deliberate and active role in the battle for people’s minds’ and ‘autonomy continues to be battle cry of both’?

a) Uma Chakravarti

b) Neera Desai

c) Veena Mazumdar

d) Maithreyi Krishnaraja

9. Which chairperson of the UGC gave a fresh perspective to women’s studies by widening the agenda of the programme, strengthening the role of the participants and giving greater academic credibility to the programme?

a) Armaity Desai

b) Madhuri Shah

c) Yash Pal

d) Virander Singh

10. Which of the following feminist thinkers believed that ‘female subordination is rooted in a set of customary and legal constraints that block women’s entrance and success in the public world’?

a) Liberal feminist

b) Cultural feminist

c) Marxist feminist

d) Radical feminist

11. After whose name was the women’s division of the Indian National Army named?

a) Chand Bibi

b) Rani Jhansi

c) Sultana Rajia

d) Aralyabai

12. In which year did the women’s movement emerge and had a strong impact on colleges and universities to start women’s studies as an academic discipline?

a) 1960s

b) 1970s

c) 1980s

d) 1990s

13. In which of the following Five Year Plans for the first time in the history of planned development in India, the empowerment of women was adopted as one of the objectives?

a) 7th Five Year plan

b) 8th Five Year Plan

c) 9th Five Year Plan

d) 10th Five Year Plan

14. Which committee has recommended the establishment of ‘National Commission for Women?

a) Committee on status of women in India

b) Parliamentary committee for women

c) High power committee for women

d) National Empowerment Committee for Women

15. Which of the following is India’s first women photo-journalist?

a) Homai Vyarawalla

b) Shobana Bharatiya

c) Arundhati Roy

d) Leela Menon

16. Which of the following structural variables determine women’s work in India?

a) Regional differences

b) Labour market

c) The family, caste, class and region

d) All of the above

17.  Which constitutional amendment states that the total number of seats to be filled in Panchayats and Municipalities will be reserved for women and should not be less than one third of the total number of seats?

a) 73rd & 74th Constitutional Amendment Act

b) 102nd Constitutional Amendment Act

c) 103rd Constitutional Amendment Act

d) 104th Constitutional Amendment Act

18. Which of the following are the major objectives of ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Yojana’?

a) Prevention of gender based sex selective abortion

b) Ensuring survival and protection of girl child

c) Ensuring education and participation of girl child

d) All of the above

19. Which of the following universities first started a course on women’s studies?

a) Oxford university

b) S.N.D.T. University

c) Cornell University

d) San Diego State University

20. Which of the following Universities first started a course on women’s studies in India?

a) SNDT Women’s University

b) Delhi University

c) Jawaharlal Nehru University

d) Banaras Hindu University

21. Who said the following: ‘Educate your women first and leave them themselves, then they will tell you what reforms are necessary for them’?

a) Swami Vivekananda

b) Mahatma Gandhi

c) Dr. BR. Ambedkar

d) Jawaharlal Nehru

22. Who was the Minister of Women and Child Development when the National Policy on Empowerment of Women was framed?

a) Krishna Tirath

b) Renuka Chaudhary

c) Manela Sanjay Gandhi

d) Sumitra Mahajan

23. As per ‘Sukanya Samridhi Yojana’ the parents of girl children can open an account for a girl child up to the age of

a) 5 years

b) 10 years

c) 15 years

d) 18 years

24. The 2016 Women Economic Forum (WEF) has been hosted by which of the following countries?

a) India

b) Brazil

c) South Africa

d) Russia

25. The protagonists of the Reformist movement on women’s issues in India were?

a) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar and Raja Ram Mohan Roy

b) Jawaharlal Nehru and Sri Aurobindo

c) Raja Ram Mohan Roy and Gandhiji

d) Vijaylaxmi Pandit and Gandhiji

26. Which of the following is correct with regard to women’s studies curriculum?

a) The study of subjects relating to women, their roles in history and their contributions to society

b) The multi-disciplinary study of the social status and societal contributions of women and the relationship between power and gender disparity

c) A critical instrument to study reality from the standpoint of women

d) All of the above

27. What is the strength of the Indian Women’s Studies movement?

a) Diversity within women’s studies in terms of sources of research, information, documentation and action

b) Women’s studies centres are being supported by the University Grants Commission

c) Some women’s studies centres have also been funded by the Indian Council of Social Science Research

d) All of the above

28. Which of the following are duties of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005?

a) Assisting the magistrate in the discharge of his/her functions

b) To ensure that the assumed person is provided legal aid under the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987

c) To get the aggrieved person medically examined if she has sustained bodily injuries

d) All of the above

29. Which Article of the Indian Constitution provides that ‘not less than one-third (including number of seats reserved for women belonging to SC and ST) of the total number of seats to be filled by direct elections in every municipality shall be reserved for women and seats may be allotted by rotation to different constituencies in a municipality’?

a) Article 243T (B)

b) Article 243 P

c) Article 243 R

d) Article 243Y

30. In which of the following dates did a delegation of women met ‘the erstwhile viceroy Frederic Thesiger to demand voting rights for women’?

a) March 24, 1917

b) December 18, 1917

c) November 18, 1916

d) March 21, 1921

31. Under which section of Criminal Procedure Code can a woman not be called to the police station for interrogation?

a) Section 160

b) Section 158

c) Section 163

d) Section 166

32. Who made the following statement, ‘As long as the women of India do not take part in public life there can be no salvation for the country’?

a) Sarojini Naidu

b) Subhash Chandra Bose

c) Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay

d) Mahatma Gandhi

33. After 1977, the women’s movement developed quite differently from the earlier movement. Autonomous women’s groups emerged in the country. In the beginning, which were their basic common issues?

a) Oppression, exploitation and patriarchy

b) Equality, empowerment and employment

c) Patriarchy, power and protection

d) Participation, reservation and development

34. Which are the statutory bodies under the Ministry of Women and Child Development?

a) National Commission for women

b) National Commission for Protection of Child Rights

c) Both (a) and (b)

d) None of the above

35. Who was the author of the book ‘A decade of Women’s Movement in India’?

a) Vandana Shiva

b) Neera Desai

c) Vina Mazumdar

d) Bina Agarwal

36. The Ministry of Women and Child Development formulated The National Policy on Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) in?

a) 2011

b) 2012

c) 2013

d) 2014

37. What is correct about women’s studies?

a) Few men take interest in women’s studies

b) Women’s studies is a social science

c) Both (a) and (b)

d) None of the above

38. How do women’s studies affect students as individuals?

a) Students get the scientific knowledge about the power relation between men and women

b) Students get appraised of the feminist perspective of the social issues

c) Women’s studies courses are structural to encourage students to speak

d) All of the above

39. The need for women’s studies was realized when concerned women and men noticed   

a) The presence of women in higher education curriculum

b) The ways in which women were systematically excluded from many positions of power and authority

c) The way masculinity and femininity interacted with each other and come closer

d) The way history courses taught only about women as leaders in wars

40. The emergence of women studies as an academic discipline is the result of:

a) First Wave Feminism

b) Second Wave Feminism

c) Third Wave Feminism

d) Fourth Wave Feminism

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