Backlash: The Undeclared War against American Women Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 4: Chapter 13.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. _________ 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) Neil Bennett, David Bloom.
(b) Patricia Craig, Neil Bennett.
(c) Jeanne Moorman, Robert Fay.
(d) David Bloom, Jeanne Moorman.

2. According to Toni Grant, self-assertion for women is abnormal and relinquishing control is naturally feminine. Therefore, when women attempt to control their own destiny they are in fact showing that they are _____________.
(a) All answers are correct.
(b) Misogynistic.
(c) Masochistic.
(d) Self-destructive.

3. The "Big Lie" joins ____________ to the "dime-store moralism of yesteryear."
(a) Scientific research.
(b) Undercover journalism.
(c) Legal maneuvering.
(d) Religious dogmatism.

4. This fragrance initially "celebrates women's liberation" but eventually ran campaigns in which under-aged models were used.
(a) Beautiful.
(b) Estee Lauder.
(c) Charlie.
(d) Mystique.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. George Gilder writes that family is the ______________ so males denied this are apt to________________.

2. How does the Faludi describe the media's treatment of protests against the Miss America pageant and burning bras?

3. In the American version of the French film <i>Three Men and a Baby</i>, what significant change is made to the story line?

4. In 1989 which Ivy League university commissioned a survey that confirmed the findings of the <i>Fortune</i> magazine research on female MBA students "bailing out"?

5. What are the findings of the 1987 survey conducted by <i>Fortune</i> 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?

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