Test Your Knowledge On Patriarchy

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Test Your Knowledge On Patriarchy

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A patriarchal society believes that it is only the men who are capable of running social, moral, political, and economic life. Women are believed to be weaker, both physically and mentally, and thus incapable of making important decisions on behalf of others
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A social system organized around the principle of mother-rule in which mothers, or females are at the top of the power structure
    • A. 

      Monarchy

    • B. 

      Matriarchal Society

    • C. 

      Patriarchal Society 

    • D. 

      Democratic Society 

  • 3. 
    The word ‘patriarchy’ literally means......?
    • A. 

      The rule of the mother or the matriarch 

    • B. 

      The rule of the female child 

    • C. 

      The rule of the father or the patriarch 

    • D. 

      The rule of the male child 

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not a characteristic of patriarchal society ?
    • A. 

      Only women that are a married can inherit properties 

    • B. 

      Men dominate women in every aspect 

    • C. 

      Only men can inherit properties

    • D. 

      Legal system is biased and favors the males 

  • 5. 
    A patriarchal society permits domestic violence, though not very openly. Women are expected to be meek and submissive at all times, which may lead to horrifying physical abuse, such as rape
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Patrilineal refers not only to tracing one’s lineage through maternal ancestry, it can also refer to a civil system in which one inherits property through the female line.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False