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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What can a woman's behavior and reputation undermine, according to Wollstonecraft?
(a) Her husband's morality.
(b) Her family's morality.
(c) Her morality.
(d) Her rationality.
2. What, according to Some Thoughts Concerning Education, may contribute to the weakness of women?
(a) Their physical beauty.
(b) Their dependence on their families.
(c) Their desire to get married.
(d) Their lack of education.
3. From where must a parent work in order to gain the correct type of affection from a child, according to Wollstonecraft?
(a) The heart.
(b) The mind.
(d) The rod.
4. What does Wollstonecraft address in Chapter 7?
5. How are the husbands of meek wives portrayed?
(a) As lions.
(b) As guides.
(c) As wizards.
(d) As scarecrows.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens to civilization as a result of systems of rank?
2. When does character formation occur?
3. What does Wollstonecraft say modesty is NOT, according to Chapter 7?
4. What causes mothers to run into the extremes in their parenting?
5. What do men think of chastity?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is modesty? Why is it important, according to Wollstonecraft?
2. Where does Wollstonecraft believe education should start?
3. How can women bring out modesty from chastity?
4. What kind of education does Wollstonecraft support at the beginning of Chapter 12? Why?
5. Explain how parents govern their children, according to the beginning of Chapter 10?
6. How do the duties of women contribute to their behavior in marriages?
7. Why does Wollstonecraft say women should not rely on their husbands for existence?
8. How do women learn to behave as wives, according to Chapter 11?
9. What women are most respected in society? Why?
10. What is the focus of virtue for women, according to Wollstonecraft? How can women behave if they attain that virtue?
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