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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Which of the following women is one of the co-authors of the book No More Lonely Nights?
(a) Toni Grant.
(b) Susan Page.
(c) Robin Norwood.
(d) Susan Price.

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

4. According to Faludi, Randall Terry is a leading figure in the antiabortion movement and his emotional baggage dates from which of the following?
(a) Being raised by three feminist aunts who each had personal stakes in legal abortions.
(b) No answers are correct.
(c) Been rejected by his father who was married and wanted his mother to have an abortion.
(d) Being the product of a failed abortion attempt by his mother.

5. Medical journals define codependency as individuals doing which of the following?
(a) Being unable to live without each other.
(b) Ending unfulfilling relationships.
(c) Selecting dysfunctional life partners.
(d) Choosing to live with more than one adult partner.

6. Which of the following women is a Harvard-educated lawyer and author of nine books who twice runs for Congress?
(a) Connaught ("Connie") Marshner.
(b) Beverly LaHaye.
(c) Phyllis Schlafly.
(d) Faith Whittlesey.

7. 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 childbearing.
(b) No answers are correct.
(c) Delaying marriage.
(d) Delaying career entry.

8. Faludi identified which of the following books as the most widely quoted and influential feminist work in the 1980s?
(a) Sexual Personae.
(b) Ms. Still.
(c) Sex and Destiny.
(d) In a Different Voice.

9. Which of the following two individuals does Faludi highlight as being unmarried while preaching that women should marry?
(a) George Gilder and Allan Bloom.
(b) Robert Bly and Sylvia Ann Hewlett.
(c) All these individuals are married.
(d) Michael Levin and Warren Farrell.

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

11. Feminists outflank the antiabortion "warriors" at which of the following Sacramento family-planning clinics?
(a) Operation Hope.
(b) Operation Rescue.
(c) Operation salvation.
(d) Operation clinic.

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

13. In 1980 sex discrimination and other kinds of complaints filed before which agency climbs twenty-five to forty percent?
(a) NOW.
(b) No answers are correct.
(c) The EEOC.
(d) The ERA.

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

15. George Gilder writes that family is the ______________ so males denied this are apt to________________.
(a) Death of the American male, enjoy greater freedom.
(b) Greatest gift to men and women, resent the women who will not marry.
(c) All answers are correct.
(d) Acid test of manhood, devolve into brutes.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Faludi what is the greatest fear of suffrage opponents in the 1910s?

2. According to Faludi, male crews comment that there are "too many women" on the job. This is reinforced by management's tendency to which of the following?

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

4. Smart Women/Foolish Choices and Women Men Love/Women Men Leave are written by which of the following two authors?

5. NBC and ABC use which of the following to undercut women's efforts to organize?

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