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Gender and Health Past Papers


Subject: Gender and Health

Time Allowed: 10 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 10

NOTE: Attempt this Paper on this Question Sheet only. Please encircle the correct option. Division of marks is given in front of each question. This Paper will be collected back after expiry of time limit mentioned above.


Part-I Encircle the correct option, cutting and overwriting is not allowed. (10)

1. A myth of nature
(a) Is the earliest type of religious story (b) Is the latest type of religious story
(c) Has no religious stories (d) Is theistic
2. In the myths of liberation, the primary goal of religion is
(a) To perform rituals. (b) To affirm the rhythms of nature.
(c) To eliminate desire and achieve liberation from rebirth. (d) To rid oneself of sin.
3. The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence definition of infertility is:
(a) Failure to conceive at a time of one’s choosing (b) Failure to conceive for a period of two years
(c) Failure to conceive after frequent unprotected sexual intercourse for one to two years in couples in the reproductive age group
(d) Failure to conceive after frequent unprotected sexual intercourse for ten years in couples in the reproductive age group
4. The Human Fertilization and Embryology Act 1990:
(a) Aims to promote safe and ethical use of assisted reproductive technologies
(b) Was amended by the Human Fertilization and Embryology Act 2008
(c) Provides the legal framework for the regulation of infertility treatment and research
(d) All of the options are correct
5. Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis is:
(a) Away of creating designer babies (b) Regulated by the common law 7
(c) Used for sex selection for social reasons (d) A way of screening embryos to ascertain their genetic composition prior to implantation.
6. According to current UK recommendations, which of the following nutrient supplements should a woman consume during pregnancy?
(a) Folic Acid and Vitamin D (b) Iron
(c) Vitamin A
7. Which of these best describes the concept of hegemonic masculinity?
(a) The inherent promotion of feminine characteristics in society.
(b) Social dominance of men over women that results from the designation of ‘masculine’ characteristics as more valued than ‘feminine’ characteristics.
(c) All of the above. (d)The acknowledgement that gender identity exists in many forms and is not binary.
8. Maternal weight gain is usually monitored in pregnancy. Which of the following statements is/are True?
(a) Research to define pattern and level of optimal weight gain is ongoing
(b) Both inadequate and excessive weight gain are associated with poorer maternal and infant health outcomes ‘y
(c) Excessive maternal weight gain in pregnancy has been linked to obesity in the offspring
(d) All the above
9. among the following statements which is not an object of gender Sensitization program.
(a) Promoting societal awareness to gender issues
(b) Review of curriculum and education materials to remove gender bias
(c) Remove of all derogatory, references to the dignity of women
(d) Removal of caste hierarchy from the society
10. In Pakistan, the first Psychology department to offer a course of Gender Studies in their programs was ….
(a) LUMS (b) Beacon house National University
(c) Muhammad Ali Jinnah University (d) Shaheed Benazir Bhutto City University


Subject: Gender and Health

Time Allowed: 2 Hours 45 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 50



Part-II Attempt any two questions. Give brief details of each of them, each answer carries equal marks. (20)

Q#1: Write a note on the following

How Gender effect Health?


Women’s health issues in the light of human rights

Q#2: Compared with men, the number of women living below the poverty line increased between 1970 and 1980.Discuss the reasons behind it.


Part-III Attempt any three Questions. Give brief answers, each answer carries equal marks. (30)

Q#1: How gender differences effect health? Specially in developing countries.

Q#2: What are the major challenges to developing countries while access to health care and services?

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