Inequalities relating to gender

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1. What is the % of girls getting A*-C in their GCSEs compared to boys?

  • 73% for girls and 64% for boys
  • 87% for girls and 51% for boys
  • 92% for girls and 85% for boys
  • 48% for girls and 65% for boys
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2. Which figure is correct for women in politics?

  • 280 out of 646 MPs are female
  • Women are outnumbered 5 to 1 in the cabinet
  • 23% of MPs are female
  • Women outnumber men 4 to 1 in the cabinet

3. How many of the FTSE 250 boards are all-male?

  • 67
  • 100
  • 250
  • 12

4. What is more likely to happen for boys?

  • Being better at English than maths
  • Truanting or being excluded
  • Getting 10 A*-C GCSE grades
  • Being ignored in the classroom

5. What is the glass ceiling?

  • Women are at the bottom of the hierarchy
  • Women are stuck in domestic jobs
  • Women can reach a certain position but can't break through to top jobs
  • Only a few women can achieve managerial positions

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