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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who was the author of the book, Closed: 99 Ways to Stop Abortion?
(a) Joseph Scheidler.
(b) Emmet Sullivan.
(c) Randall Terry.
(d) John Willke.

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

3. According to Faludi, the 1980s are awash with books about women's special virtues of:
(a) All of the Above.
(b) Caring.
(c) Nurturing.
(d) Contextual thinking.

4. Grant claims that Gilligan's In a Different Voice teaches her that the "______________" is the essence of being a woman.
(a) All answers are correct.
(b) Quest for romance.
(c) Embracing of one's femininity.
(d) Discovery of self.

5. Which of the following network replacements is not accurate?
(a) Kathleen Sullivan is replaced by Jane Pauley.
(b) Deborah Norville is replaced by Katie Couric.
(c) Jane Pauley is replaced by Deborah Norville.
(d) Kathleen Sullivan is replaced by Paula Zahn.

6. Which book blames women for depleting men of "vim and vigor"?
(a) The Closing of the American Mind.
(b) Wealth and Poverty.
(c) Feminism and Freedom.
(d) Ripon Forum.

7. In the 1980 presidential election, the only clear differentiation from the Democrats comes when the Republicans do what according to Faludi?
(a) All answers are correct.
(b) Revoke the Equal Pay Act
(c) Oppose the ERA.
(d) Put forth an anti-abortion platform.

8. Which of the following claims to be the "media's number one psychologist," broadcasting live, nationwide, from Los Angeles?
(a) Robin Norwood.
(b) Toni Grant.
(c) Teresa Bernardez.
(d) Karen Horney.

9. The antiabortion message is championed by which of the following teams?
(a) New York Rangers.
(b) New York Yankees.
(c) The New York Giants.
(d) The New York Knicks.

10. Child abuse laws are extended to the fetus and "fetal neglect" bills flood legislatures as a result of which strategy?
(a) The policy of allowing mothers to take precedence over the fetus.
(b) To reduce the number of US individuals addicted to drugs.
(c) An attempt to humanize the fetus and neutralize the mother.
(d) The decision to provide fathers with a strategy to protect their unborn children.

11. What is the purpose of the Hyde amendment?
(a) All answers are correct.
(b) To end legalized abortion.
(c) To require a husband's consent prior to an abortion.
(d) To block federal funding of abortions.

12. 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) Self-destructive.
(b) Misogynistic.
(c) Masochistic.
(d) All answers are correct.

13. The federal "reductions in force" hit women over which level twice as badly as men?
(a) G.S. 5.
(b) G.S. 11.
(c) G.S. 9.
(d) All answers are correct.

14. Christine Craft is demoted for which of the following reasons?
(a) Being too old.
(b) Being too unattractive.
(c) All of the Above.
(d) Being insufficiently deferential to men.

15. Which author uses fairy tales to generalize about men and women without offending anyone?
(a) Betty Friedan.
(b) Robert Bly.
(c) Allan Bloom.
(d) Sylvia Ann Hewlett.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Faludi what was one of the radical suggestions made by Franham and Lundberg's Modern Women?

2. According to Faludi, surveys show which of the following types of women ranking highest in mental health?

3. Faludi claims that Robin Norwood stops making speeches, divorces, and withdraws into a "shell-like existence" after which of the following events?

4. The book backlash claims that which of the following is true?

5. In 1987 what percent of single women accept bearing and raising children outside wedlock?

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