Men and Masculinities Past Papers 


Subject: Men and Masculinities

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. Masculinity is the set of social practices and cultural representations associated with being a man. True / False
  2. Masculinity is always interpolated by nature. True / False
  3. It is possible for a woman to be masculine. True / False
  4. The acceptance of sex-role stereotypes not only limits the individual’s ability but also has bad effects on society generally. True / False
  5. Masculinity has changed through history. True / False
  6. Position of being strongest and most powerful and therefore able to control is called hegemony. True / False
  7. Maleness is cultural and masculinity is biological. True / False
  8. Males form relationships through shared instrumental activities. True / False
  9. Sex-role stereotypes say that men should not be subordinate. True / False
  10. Every man everywhere aspires to be ‘manly’ in the same way. True / False

Subject: Men and Masculinities

Time Allowed: 2 Hours 45 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 50


Part-II Give short details of each of them, each answer carries equal marks. (20)

Q#1: why it is important to liberate men from sex role stereotypes?

Q#2: what is masculinity and how is it normally understood?

Q#3: Are definitions of masculinity changing in our community?

Q#4: Discuss how traditional masculine gender roles in a patriarchal society are closely connected with escalating violence towards women.

Q#5: What are the emerging challenges for fatherhood at the present?