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Mark Wollstonecraft
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Wollstonecraft call for to reform women's manners?
(a) A revolution.
(b) Understanding from men.
(c) A reform of education.
(d) Finishing schools.

2. How does Wollstonecraft think boys and girls should play?
(a) Separately.
(b) Quietly.
(c) Together.
(d) Within specific age groups.

3. What gives man preeminence over creatures?
(a) Reason.
(b) Tools.
(c) Faith.
(d) Strength.

4. What type of people ignores their health in pursuit of their calling?
(a) Religious men and women.
(b) The poor.
(c) People of genius.
(d) Mothers.

5. What does Wollstonecraft think of the idea of a coquette as natural?
(a) She thinks it will change.
(b) She thinks it is absurd.
(c) She thinks it has its merits.
(d) She feels the need to do more research before making a claim.

6. Who complains about the silliness of women?
(a) The poor.
(b) Women.
(c) Men.
(d) The rich.

7. Who argues that man is a solitary animal?
(a) Descartes.
(b) Milton.
(c) Rousseau.
(d) Dr. Gregory.

8. In what state are women kept?
(a) Innocence.
(b) Grace.
(c) Slavery.
(d) Solitude.

9. How do women react to what they see and hear?
(a) They do not initially react.
(b) They react in the way their husbands or fathers instruct them to.
(c) They react in a way that takes advantage of the situation to their benefits.
(d) Associations call up emotions.

10. According to Wollstonecraft, to what might the questions she asks lead?
(a) Divorce.
(b) More questions.
(c) Crises of faith.
(d) Truths.

11. How does Wollstonecraft say God intended mankind to live after the Fall?
(a) In communities.
(b) As polygamists.
(c) In individual family units.
(d) In solitude.

12. Which of the following is NOT a focus of women's education?
(a) Trying to get married.
(b) Producing silly women.
(c) Trade skills.
(d) Perfecting their beauty.

13. What does Wollstonecraft say offers a great advantage in forming women's characters?
(a) Religious upbringing.
(b) First impressions.
(c) Acquiring knowledge.
(d) Social interactions.

14. Why does Rousseau think religion should be taken away from woman?
(a) A man should explain it to her.
(b) Religious freedom may lead her to want additional liberties.
(c) All she needs to know is taught to her in childhood.
(d) All she needs to know about religion is that God's will states she is inferior.

15. What does reason have little sway over, according to Chapter 6?
(a) Quick associations.
(b) Spiritual experiences.
(c) Prejudices.
(d) Emotion.

Short Answer Questions

1. In what area does Wollstonecraft concede men's superiority?

2. What forms, to some degree, man's character?

3. What is the true foundation for morality?

4. From where does true beauty arise, according to Chapter 6?

5. Why does Wollstonecraft not want to address every author who subjugates women?

(see the answer keys)

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