Gender, Art & Literature Past Papers


Subject: Gender, Art & Literature

Time Allowed: 15 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 right answer, cutting and overwriting are not allowed. (10)

1. ________ are the codes of behavior that the society expects for one gender or another.
a. Human characteristics
b. Gender roles
c. Peoples activities
2. Stage performances and puppetry are the types of ________
a. Ultterature
b. Art
c. Calligraphy
3. Male and women when publish some work with assumed names, it Is called __________.
a. Blography
b. nickname
c. Pseudonym
4. Poetry and prose are called ___________.
a. Art
b. Criticism
c. Literature
5. In _____ a group of women artists in New York city formed a collective organization calied the Guerrilla Girls to protest at the unequal treatment of women professional artists in arts.
e. 1985
e 1988
e 1995
6. Culture refers to the ______ beliefs, values, traditions, and behavior patterns of a particular group.
a. Individual
b. shared
c. odd
7. ________ endorse man as breadwinner, woman as housewife.
a. Marxist ideology
b. Traditional gender ideology
c. Contemporary gender ideology
8. Gender is a __________ concept.
a. social
b. biological
c. psychological .
9. The expression of human creative skill and imagination in a visual form such as painting or sculpture ts called ______.
a. Art
b. Religion
c. Culture
10. ________ is the organization of words to give pleasure Is called
a. Art
b. Literature
c. Language


Subject: Gender, Art & Literature

Time Allowed: 2 Hours 45 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 50



Part-II Give short answer, each question carries equal marks. (20)

Q#1: Write down the names of some contemporary male and female poets.

Q#2: Art of calligraphy Is always dominated by males. Comment on this statement with some examples.

Q#3: How literature is a predominant media to reflect cultural process and gender roles?

Q#4: Define Literature and Art.


Part-III Give detailed answers, each question carries equal marks. (30)

Q#1: What Is the contribution of Feminist debate in Literature, Art and Gender?

Q#2: While there is a feminization of the artistic practices, one cannot yet talk about a reversal of the dominant gendered order. Comment on this statement.

Q#3: How do you evaluate and critically analyze the Gender and development of handicrafts in Pakistan