Backlash: The Undeclared War against American Women Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 3: Chapter 11.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. According to Faludi, thirty years of data show that men suffer __________ __________ than do women.
(a) Less physically.
(b) More psychologically.
(c) More physically.
(d) Less psychologically.

2. Television assaults the women's movement less than Hollywood movies; Faludi states that this is because of what factor?
(a) Television producers do not wish to tackle these issues through on-screen programming.
(b) Hollywood movies have greater budgets and more freedom with their creativity.
(c) There are more women executives in the television industry who support the women's movement.
(d) Women are a majority of viewers and are advertisers' prime target.

3. Select the book that claims that children are worse off when parents divorce.
(a) Parents Choices.
(b) After Divorce.
(c) The Little Ones.
(d) Second Chance.

4. Which of the following magazines uses the Harvard-Yale study to sell minis?
(a) Women's Wear Daily.
(b) Mademoiselle.
(c) Newsweek.
(d) Women's Day.

5. In coining the term "cocooning," Faith Popcorn was seeking to do what according to Faludi?
(a) Highlight the fact that neither men nor women are placing family time over career advancement.
(b) Show men as being more focused on sacrificing career advancement for family time.
(c) Support the backlash's efforts to highlight slight changes in women returning to traditional roles.
(d) Identify a gender-neutral trend of parents leaving the office for being at home.

Short Answer Questions

1. Advertisers tell women career success is harming their complexions and causing all of the following except:

2. Faludi states that in 1986, NBC and Cosmopolitan warn women of three side effects of divorce including:

3. During the 1980s all the following firsts are accomplished EXCEPT:

4. Which author publishes a 922-page compendium in which 4,500 women despair about not being treated as equals by mates?

5. This fragrance initially "celebrates women's liberation" but eventually ran campaigns in which under-aged models were used.

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