Women Empowerment

Extra Questions

Match Columns

Column IColumn I
(i) Campaigning(a) Individual and collective struggle of women
(ii) 1961 census(b) Passing of new laws
(iii) Women's movement(c) 40% literacy among boys

Answer: i – b, ii – c, iii – a


Fill in the blanks

  1. The Education Survey of 2003-04 revealed that, the dropout rate from school was the highest in the ____ level.
  2. The murder of young brides by the husband and in-laws due to the demand of dowry is called ______.
  3. ____ is the act of not treating people equally or with respect.
  4. Women’s role in families where pottery, weaving, etc. were taught was of _____ nature.

Answer:(a) Secondary, (b) Dowry death, (c) Discrimination, (d) Supportive


Multiple Choice Questions

Question 1: Domestic violence involves

  1. Physical violence only
  2. Mental violence only
  3. Violence inside the house
  4. All of the above

Answer: (d) All of the above

Question 2: Different strategies have been used in the women’s movement to

  1. Spread awareness
  2. Seek justice
  3. Fight discrimination
  4. All of the above

Answer: (d) All of the above


Question 3: Select an example of pressure from the family and society

  1. Unfair teasing
  2. appreciation
  3. demands from adults
  4. both a and b

Answer: (d) both a and b

Question 4: India has a census every ___ years

  1. 5
  2. 10
  3. 18
  4. 20

Answer: (b) 10



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