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. Part 2 of the book The Backlash in Popular Culture looks at trends in all the following media EXCEPT:
(a) Magazines.
(b) Television.
(c) Internet.
(d) Print.

2. Which female executive is quoted as saying she hopes companies can treat "career-and-family women" more leniently than "career-primary" women?
(a) Faith Popcorn.
(b) Bonnie Chambers.
(c) Mary Anne Devanna.
(d) Felice Schwartz.

3. 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) Columbia.
(b) Stanford.
(c) Yale.
(d) Harvard.

4. According to Backlash, the press uses the Harvard-Yale study to scare women into marrying "just to beat the 'odds'." At the same time, they overlook which of the following types of data?
(a) Unmarried women believing their lives are "as easy" as married friends.
(b) Census figures showing 1.9 million more never-married men than women.
(c) Women cohabitating at rates twice those of 1970.
(d) Better paid women are more likely to marry.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Faludi in Chapter 1, all of the following attack feminists EXCEPT:

2. A book claims that during the first year after divorce, a woman's standard of living declines by seventy-three percent while a man's increases by forty-seven percent. This claim is challenged by economists Saul Hoffman and Greg Duncan who have found which of the following statistics over twenty years?

3. Select the magazine that Faludi praises for using federal statistics to accurately portray the career choices of women.

4. The author writes that the feminist movement is blamed for all the evil in ________ society.

5. When making an indictment of 1980s films featuring female jobs, Faludi states that these movies do all of the following except:

(see the answer key)

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