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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 2: Chapters 7-8.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. 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) Women cohabitating at rates twice those of 1970.
(b) Census figures showing 1.9 million more never-married men than women.
(c) Unmarried women believing their lives are "as easy" as married friends.
(d) Better paid women are more likely to marry.
2. Television assaults the women's movement less than Hollywood movies; Faludi states that this is because of what factor?
(a) Women are a majority of viewers and are advertisers' prime target.
(b) Television producers do not wish to tackle these issues through on-screen programming.
(c) Hollywood movies have greater budgets and more freedom with their creativity.
(d) There are more women executives in the television industry who support the women's movement.
3. How does Women's Wear Daily serve the feminist movement and the fashion industry?
(a) It convinces women to buy into overly feminine and exploitive clothing to work; male fashion designers attempt to fight against the trend, but this is what women want to buy.
(b) It tries unsuccessfully to convince women to buy into overly feminine and exploitive clothing to work, male fashion designers create these clothing lines and women do not buy the attire.
(c) It convinces women to buy into overly feminine and exploitive clothing to work; male fashion designers create these clothing lines and women buy the attire.
(d) It tries unsuccessfully to convince women to buy into overly feminine and exploitive clothing to work; male fashion designers attempt to fight against the trend, but this is what women want to buy.
4. 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) An individual's responsibility for a stranger's suffering.
(b) The family unit and how it can be torn apart.
(c) The plight of a suburban housewife.
(d) A middle-aged man's fight for monogamy.
5. The term "strong-armed into motherhood" is used by Faludi to describe which of the following movies?
(a) Broadcast News.
(b) Baby Boom.
(c) Fatal Attraction.
(d) Crossing Delancey.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following magazines uses the Harvard-Yale study to sell minis?
2. All of the following are researchers on the Harvard-Yale marriage study EXCEPT:
3. What is the complete title of the book, Backlash?
4. The author writes that the feminist movement is blamed for all the evil in ________ society.
5. Retin-A is approved by the FDA to treat _____________ and is eventually marketed to treat ________.
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