From Chapter 5 of CBSE Class 7 Civics, students will learn about work outside the home, and understand how some occupations are considered more suitable for men than for women. They will also learn about how women struggle for equality. Getting an education was and still is, one way in which new opportunities were created for women. This chapter will also briefly discuss the various efforts made by the women’s movement to challenge discrimination in more recent years. CBSE Class 7 Civics Chapter 5 Women Change the World Important Questions cover all the major concepts of the Chapter and can be considered as one of the best resources to prepare for the exam.

Students can solve these CBSE Class 7 Important questions of Chapter 5 Civics for practice and revise the Chapter for the exam so that they score well. Find these questions below in this article and students can also download the PDF for future reference from the link provided below.

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Women Change the World

1. What per cent of working women in India are engaged in agricultural work? What does their work include?

2. In your experience, what are some of the pressures that boys experience?

3. Who was Ramabai? Write a short note about her.

4. Write about Rashsundari Devi.

5. Write a note about Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain and her dreams about ‘Ladyland.

6. Unlike ____________ and ______________, who were not allowed to learn to read and write, large numbers of girls attend school in India today.

7. Describe women’s movement.

8. Efforts made by the women’s movement led the Supreme Court to formulate guidelines in 1997. What was it against?

9. What is an important part of women’s movements’ work? How do they do it?

10. The women’s movement raises its voice when ____________ against women take place or for example when a law or policy acts against their __________.

11. What is known as dowry deaths?

12. How do you think stereotypes, about what women can or cannot do, affect women’s right to equality?

13. List one reason why learning the alphabet was so important to women like Rashsundari Devi, Ramabai and Rokeya.

14. If you had to organise a struggle against stereotypes, about what women can or cannot do, what method would you employ from the ones that you have read about? Why would you choose this particular method?

15. What is Stereotype?

16. Explain the terms, discrimination and violation.

17. What is sexual harassment?

18. Poor girls drop out of school because they are not interested in getting an education”. Do you think this is true, give reason to support your answer?

19. In 1910, Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain started a school for girls in Kolkata, and to this day, the school is still functioning. True or False?

20. Who was Satyarani? Why was her daughter murdered?

21. Males are more engaged than women in _____ jobs.
(a) Teachers
(b) Nurses
(c) Army officers
(d) None of these

22. Rashsundari Devi was born in _____
(a) Tamil Nadu
(b) Maharashtra
(c) West Bengal
(d) Kerala

23. The guidelines against sexual harassment of women was formalised in _____
(a) 2001
(b) 2006
(c) 1997
(d) 1990



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