The Feminine Mystique Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 7, The Sex Directed Educators.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What narrow comfort is offered women to become homemakers?
(a) All of these.
(b) No woman can eternally resist the temptation of starting a family.
(c) A woman's destiny revolves around the home.
(d) To be successful she must know many arts.

2. Why couldn't women study physics?
(a) They didn't have the aptitude for it.
(b) They weren't allowed in the classes.
(c) They didn't want to study it.
(d) It was considered unfeminine.

3. In what would Martha take refuge?
(a) Silence.
(b) Her children.
(c) The drawing room.
(d) All of these.

4. Why are the girls at college?
(a) Neither of these.
(b) Both of those.
(c) To fulfill their sexual function.
(d) To get an education.

5. What did Margaret Mead's work persuade women to do?
(a) Give up their humanity in exchange for their femininity.
(b) Give up their femininity in exchange for their humanity.
(c) Pursue an education despite the potential cost of family life.
(d) All of these.

Short Answer Questions

1. What happened following Margaret's work?

2. How was the career driven woman vanquished from the population?

3. With which did the feminist movement gain strength?

4. Where were young women's passions lying after the suffrage?

5. Why do women have to suffer the problem of identity?

(see the answer key)

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