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

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 4: Chapter 14.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In the books, Smart Women/Foolish Choices and Women Men Love/Women Men Leave women are told that their problems stem from which of the following choices?
(a) Delaying marriage.
(b) Delaying career entry.
(c) No answers are correct.
(d) Delaying childbearing.

2. If I'm So Wonderful, Why Am I Still Single? (1988) was written by which of the following authors?
(a) Susan Price.
(b) Robin Norwood.
(c) Susan Page.
(d) Toni Grant.

3. Which of the following women had oversight of the funding from the Women's Educational Equity Act?
(a) Leslie Wolfe.
(b) Charlene Heatherly.
(c) Jeane Kirkpatrick.
(d) Faith Whittlesey.

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) Better paid women are more likely to marry.
(b) Unmarried women believing their lives are "as easy" as married friends.
(c) Women cohabitating at rates twice those of 1970.
(d) Census figures showing 1.9 million more never-married men than women.

5. _________ and ________, two demographers at the Census Bureau, re-run the Harvard-Yale study using 1980 data and find a major flaw in the study and its calculations.
(a) David Bloom, Jeanne Moorman.
(b) Patricia Craig, Neil Bennett.
(c) Neil Bennett, David Bloom.
(d) Jeanne Moorman, Robert Fay.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following women is one of the co-authors of the book No More Lonely Nights?

2. Which of these is not a goal of the New Right?

3. Christine Craft is demoted for which of the following reasons?

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

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

(see the answer key)

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