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Gender Definitions Quiz


Now it is time to see how well you understand the previous definitions. For each word in Column A, find its meaning in Column B. Write your answers on paper.

Column A

Column B

1. Sex   

a. The equal valuing of women and men by society

2. Gender

b. Ensuring fairness and basic rights to men and women

3. Gender Roles   

c. Women and men taking control over their lives

4. Gender Equity   

d. A society's idea of "masculine" and "feminine"

5. Gender Equality

e. Systematically incorporating a gender equality perspective

6. Gender Mainstreaming

f. Characteristics, behaviors and activities society assigns to the sexes

7. Empowerment

g. Male or female as defined by biology


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