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. In 1989 which Ivy League university commissioned a survey that confirmed the findings of the Fortune magazine research on female MBA students "bailing out"?
(a) Stanford.
(b) Harvard.
(c) Columbia.
(d) Yale.

2. According to Faludi, how are female characters treated in morality tales?
(a) Good mothers win, and single women are always envious of those in traditional roles.
(b) Good mothers are punished, and independent women win.
(c) Women are not judged according to their lifestyle choices.
(d) Good mothers win, and independent women are punished.

3. In Part 1 of Backlash, "Myths and Flashbacks" which of the following myths is analyzed?
(a) Family Upheavals.
(b) Feminist Satisfactions.
(c) Man Shortages.
(d) Fertility Booms.

4. The chapter "Teen Angels and Unwed Witches" turns to which of the following media?
(a) Newspaper.
(b) Movies.
(c) Magazines.
(d) Television.

5. British directory/screenwriter James Dearden's screenplay makes the adulterous husband more sympathetic; however, according to Faludi, it was intended to be an exploration of what?
(a) The family unit and how it can be torn apart.
(b) The plight of a suburban housewife.
(c) An individual's responsibility for a stranger's suffering.
(d) A middle-aged man's fight for monogamy.

Short Answer Questions

1. In coining the term "cocooning," Faith Popcorn was seeking to do what according to Faludi?

2. Unmarried, childless after forty, hooked on work, a 1970s feminist and the third generation in her family to have a low view of "traditional femininity." This is Faludi's description of which market research trend executive?

3. What are the findings of the 1987 survey conducted by Fortune magazine on the issue of "bailing out," the term used to describe female MBA students opting for less demanding careers to concentrate on marriage and family?

4. Cries of a "birth dearth" proudly seeks to scare educated white women into keeping up with which of the following groups according to Faludi?

5. The major networks parade tearfully "penitent unwed" women through the media; Faludi highlights examples from all the following networks EXCEPT:

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