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Gender Religion and Caste Class 10 Worksheet Civics Chapter 1

MCQs

Q1: What step taken to provide representation to women in Panchayats and Municipalities?
(a) Reservation for election to half of the seats for women
(b) Appointment of 1/3 women members
(c) Reservation for election to 1/3 of the seats for women
(d) None of the above

Q2: In which of these categories of work do you think less time is spent by men?
(a) Household and related work
(b) Sleep, self-care, reading etc.
(c) Income-generating work
(d) Talking and gossiping

Q3: Indian society is of which type?
(a) A matriarchal society
(b) A patriarchal society
(c) A fraternal society
(d) None of these

Q4: What is the result of political expression of gender division?
(a) Has helped to improve women’s role in public life
(b) Has provided a superior status to women
(c) The position remains the same, as it was
(d) None of the above

Q5: What is mean by the term ‘Feminist’?
(a) Having the qualities considered typical of women.
(b) A person who believes in equal rights and opportunities for women and men.
(c) The belief that men and women are equal.
(d) Men who look like women.

Q6. Which of these matters deal with the ‘Family Laws’?
(a) Marriage and divorce
(b) Adoption
(c) Inheritance
(d) All of these

Q7: Which of these is true about the most ugly form of communalism?
(a) Communal violence
(b) Riots
(c) Massacre
(d) All the above

Q8: What is leading to the breakdown of caste hierarchy?
(a) Large-scale urbanisation
(b) Growth of literacy and education
(c) Occupational mobility
(d) All of the above

Q9: The percentage of elected women members in the Lok Sabha has never reached what per cent of its total strength?
(a) 25%
(b) 15%
(c) 10%
(d) 5%

Q10: In some places in India, by how much the child sex ratio has fallen to as low as?
(a) 927
(b) 840
(c) 820
(d) 800


Fill In The Blank 
Direction: Complete the following statements with appropriate word(s).

Q1: Women’s movements have argued that ______ of all religious discriminate against women.

Q2: A communal mind often leads to quest for ______ of one’s own religious community.

Q3: Caste system was based on exclusion of and discrimination against the ______ groups.

True/False
Direction: Read each of the following statements and write if it is true or false.
Q1: In today’s scenario, we can claim that casteism has completely disappeared from our society and politics.

Q2: Political parties and candidates hardly use caste sentiments.

Q3: Shifting of population from rural to urban areas is known as migration.

Assertion And Reasons
Direction : Mark the option which is most suitable :
Q1: Assertion : Sex-selective abortion led to decline of sex ratio in India.
Reason : Desire of for a male child makes Indian families abort girl.
(a) If both assertion and reason are true and reason is the correct explanation of assertion.
(b) If both assertion and reason are true but reason is not the correct explanation of assertion.
(c) If assertion is true but reason is false.
(d) If both assertion and reason are false.

Q2: Assertion : Stereotypical gender roles for males and females helps in avoiding conflicts.
Reason : India is a matriarchal society.
(a) If both assertion and reason are true and reason is the correct explanation of assertion.
(b) If both assertion and reason are true but reason is not the correct explanation of assertion.
(c) If assertion is true but reason is false.
(d) If both assertion and reason are false.

Q3: Assertion : Communal ism is based on the idea that religion is the principal basis of social community.
Reason : Caste should be kept away from politics.
(a) If both assertion and reason are true and reason is the correct explanation of assertion.
(b) If both assertion and reason are true but reason is not the correct explanation of assertion.
(c) If assertion is true but reason is false.
(d) If both assertion and reason are false.

Q4: Assertion : A casteist is a person who thinks that caste is the principal basis of community.
Reason : Allcastes are equal and man-made.
(a) If both assertion and reason are true and reason is the correct explanation of assertion.
(b) If both assertion and reason are true but reason is not the correct explanation of assertion.
(c) If assertion is true but reason is false.
(d) If both assertion and reason are false.

Q5: Assertion : Sometimes a caste group becomes vote bank for a party.
Reason : Selecting the candidate from same caste helps in ensuring better governance.
(a) If both assertion and reason are true and reason is the correct explanation of assertion.
(b) If both assertion and reason are true but reason is not the correct explanation of assertion.
(c) If assertion is true but reason is false.
(d) If both assertion and reason are false.


Very Short Answer Type Questions 

Q1: Define a feminist?
or
By what term is now the person known who believes in equal rights and opportunities for women.

Q2: In which constitutional institution have seats been reserved for women?

Short Answer Type Questions 

Q1: How does religion influence the political set up in our country? Explain.

Q2: Describe the three factors which determine the outcome of the politics of social divisions.

 Q3: Suppose a politician seeks your vote on the religious ground. Why is his act considered against the norms of democracy? Explain.

Q4: Explain the status of women’s representation in India’s legislative bodies.

Q5: How can communalism pose a great threat to Indian democracy?
or
How can religion be a source of danger to democratic politics? Explain your view points.

Q6: Define Feminist Movements. Write their objectives.

Q7: How are religious differences expressed in politics?
Q8: Assess the influences of politics on caste system.

Q9: What is sexual division of labour? Mention the main demands of the worldwide women’s agitations.

Q10: Define communalism. Explain any three forms of Communalism in the Indian Politics.

Q11: “Caste has not still disappeared from contemporary India.” Write any three examples to justify the statement.

Long Answer Type Questions
Q1: How is gender division understood in Indian society?
To what extent does political mobilization on gender basis help to improve women’s role in public life?

Q2: What form does communalism take in politics?
or
Explain any three forms of communal politics, with examples.
or
Explain how communalism is being expressed in politics ?
or
What does the term communalism mean? Explain any four forms which communalism takes in politics.

Q3: Examine the standard of women’s representation in India’s legislative bodies.
or
Assess the status of women’s representation in India’s legislative bodies.

Q4: Explain the factors that have led to the weakening of the caste system in India.
or
Explain any five reasons for the declining caste system in India.
or
Explain any five socio-economic changes responsible for breaking down the old notion of caste hierarchy in India.
or
What factors have brought about a change in the Indian caste system in modern times? Explain.

Q5: Describe the positive and negative aspects of relationship between caste and politics.
or
Describe three advantages and two disadvantages of the political expression of caste differences.
or
Analyse any five advantages and disadvantages of the political expression of caste differences?

Q6: How can the relationship between politics and religion be beneficial and problematic at the same time? Explain.
or
It is inevitable to ignore the relationship between politics and religion. In what way does this relationship impact modern day politics? Explain.

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