Q1. Fill in the blanks.

                         i.        In most families, once girls finish school, they are encouraged by their families to see ____________as their main aim in life.

                        ii.        ___________was given the title ‘Pandita’.

                       iii.        Women wrote__________, _________and _____________describing their own experiences of inequality.

                       iv.        _____________________wrote a remarkable story titled Sultana’s Dream in 1905.

                       v.        _____________and _________________are a very powerful way of drawing attention to injustices.


Q2. True/False

                        i.        Laxmi Lakra is from a poor tribal family in Madhya Pradesh. ______

                       ii.        Many women and men made efforts to open schools for girls. _______

                      iii.        In 1910, Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain started a school for girls in Kolkata, and to this day, the school is still functioning. ________

                      iv.        Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain was born into a poor family who owned no land. ________


Q3. Who wrote Amar Jiban?


Q4. Why Satyarani's daughter was murdered?


Q5. Why was Satyarani?


Q6. When is International Women's Day celebrated?


Q7. What agricultural work women do?


Q8. What percentage of women in India engaged in agricultural work?


Q9. What are the various means of raising awareness among the people?


Q10. How did Laxmi Lakra break the stereotype that only men could be engine drivers?


Q11.Which is the first known autobiography written by an Indian woman?


Q12. What led some women to question the situation of women in society?


Q13. Who is Laxmi Lakra?


Q14. What do women do on international women's day?


Q15. Why it is believed that women make better nurses?


Q16. How did Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain learn to read and write Bangla and English?


Q17. “When we think of a farmer we only think of a man.” Explain why?


Q18. Why do many girls drop out of school?


Q19. Why was Ramabai given the title ‘Pandita’?


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