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

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 221 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the Backlash: The Undeclared War against American Women Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Epilogue.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. An analogy is made between heiress Patricia Hearst and many female characters of the 1980s. Which of the following expresses the comparison?
(a) Having two heavy weights in each hand to symbolize the choice between marriage and single womanhood.
(b) Being bound, blindfolded, and lacking identity to symbolize having to flee the office for marriage and motherhood.
(c) Carrying a light load in a backpack to symbolize the ease with which committed women face motherhood.
(d) No answers are correct.

2. Fatal and Fetal Visions deals with how the_________ serve the backlash.
(a) Magazines.
(b) Newspapers.
(c) Television.
(d) Movies.

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 convinces women to buy into overly feminine and exploitive clothing to work; male fashion designers create these clothing lines and women buy the attire.
(c) 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.
(d) 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.

4. According to Backlash, career women are warned that their choice to delay pregnancy and childbirth are resulting in which of the following?
(a) Greater abortion rates.
(b) Higher incidents of birth defects.
(c) Endometriosis.
(d) Higher miscarriage rates.

5. 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) The family unit and how it can be torn apart.
(b) The plight of a suburban housewife.
(c) A middle-aged man's fight for monogamy.
(d) An individual's responsibility for a stranger's suffering.

Short Answer Questions

1. All of the following occur in 1989 except:

2. In her timeline of women's cosmetic trends, Faludi states that the bright, healthy, athletic look is popular in which era?

3. Victoria Secret was intended to be the:

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

5. What is the purpose of the Hyde amendment?

(see the answer key)

This section contains 478 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Backlash: The Undeclared War against American Women Lesson Plans
Copyrights
BookRags
Backlash: The Undeclared War against American Women from BookRags. (c)2017 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook