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

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 2: Chapters 5-6.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. 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?
(a) It finds no gender gap--both men and women are putting family over professional advancement.
(b) No answers are correct.
(c) It finds a tiny gender gap--with more women than men putting family over professional advancement.
(d) It finds a tiny gender gap--with more men than women putting family over professional advancement.

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?
(a) Mary Anne Devanna.
(b) No answers are correct.
(c) Faith Popcorn.
(d) Felice Schwartz.

3. Faludi asserts that the decade's only real infertility epidemic is among young _____ women and is caused largely by the failure to treat ______ early on.
(a) White, herpes.
(b) White, HPV.
(c) Black, chlamydia.
(d) Black, gonorrhea.

4. Which organization's findings do not support the idea of a "baby boomlet" among career women?
(a) Time magazine research.
(b) Census Bureau data.
(c) Annual surveys by professional organizations.
(d) No answers are correct.

5. All of the following are researchers on the Harvard-Yale marriage study EXCEPT:
(a) Neil Bennett.
(b) David Bloom.
(c) Patricia Craig.
(d) Jeanne Moorman.

Short Answer Questions

1. In 1987, what does NBC identify as the possible "yuppie disease of the '80s"?

2. Faludi asserts that equal attention is given to _______ family size in whites and ________ family size among blacks.

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

4. Faludi suggests that movies are used by men to deal with their emotions concerning women. How does she suggest this is done?

5. According to Faludi, how are female characters treated in morality tales?

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