Social issues and challenges in Pakistan MCQs

What is the main cause of child labor in Pakistan?
a) Lack of education opportunities
b) Poverty and economic hardship
c) Government policies
d) Cultural traditions

Answer: b) Poverty and economic hardship

How does the dowry system impact social issues in Pakistan?
a) It promotes gender equality
b) It perpetuates financial burdens on families and contributes to gender-based violence
c) It enhances social cohesion
d) It reduces marital conflicts

Answer: b) It perpetuates financial burdens on families and contributes to gender-based violence

What role does corruption play in exacerbating social issues in Pakistan?
a) It promotes transparency and accountability
b) It undermines public trust and hinders socioeconomic development
c) It enhances government effectiveness
d) It reduces poverty rates

Answer: b) It undermines public trust and hinders socioeconomic development

How does access to healthcare impact social issues in Pakistan?
a) It improves overall health outcomes and reduces healthcare disparities
b) It exacerbates health inequalities and contributes to social unrest
c) It promotes social cohesion
d) It increases poverty rates

Answer: a) It improves overall health outcomes and reduces healthcare disparities

What impact does illiteracy have on social issues in Pakistan?
a) It promotes education opportunities for all
b) It perpetuates poverty and contributes to social inequalities
c) It reduces crime rates
d) It enhances socioeconomic mobility

Answer: b) It perpetuates poverty and contributes to social inequalities

How does the lack of access to clean water and sanitation contribute to social issues in Pakistan?
a) It improves public health outcomes
b) It exacerbates health problems and perpetuates poverty
c) It reduces environmental degradation
d) It promotes economic growth

Answer: b) It exacerbates health problems and perpetuates poverty

What impact does gender-based violence have on social issues in Pakistan?
a) It promotes gender equality
b) It undermines women’s rights and perpetuates social inequalities
c) It enhances social cohesion
d) It reduces crime rates

Answer: b) It undermines women’s rights and perpetuates social inequalities

How does the caste system affect social issues in Pakistan?
a) It promotes social mobility
b) It perpetuates discrimination and inequality
c) It fosters inclusivity
d) It reduces social divisions

Answer: b) It perpetuates discrimination and inequality

What role does religious extremism play in exacerbating social issues in Pakistan?
a) It promotes religious tolerance and harmony
b) It fuels sectarian violence and undermines social cohesion
c) It fosters interfaith dialogue
d) It reduces radicalization

Answer: b) It fuels sectarian violence and undermines social cohesion

How does access to affordable housing impact social issues in Pakistan?
a) It promotes homelessness
b) It reduces poverty and improves living standards
c) It exacerbates housing disparities
d) It enhances social mobility

Answer: b) It reduces poverty and improves living standards