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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was so terrifying to women not about to be married?
(a) Not fitting in with social requirements.
(b) Not knowing what they were going to do with their lives.
(c) Knowing they will never achieve their goals.
(d) Being childless and alone.

2. What gave women peace of mind?
(a) Women's husbands.
(b) The idea that they were not alone.
(c) The collective feeling that they had achieved something in talking.
(d) The answer to the nameless problem.

3. What does Mrs. Freidan question in regards to Freudian thought?
(a) Its truth.
(b) It's practicality.
(c) Its therapy.
(d) Its use.

4. The younger generation was consumed with the only aspiration of ____________________.
(a) Being a good mother.
(b) Being an independent women.
(c) Getting a quality education.
(d) Being a housewife.

5. What should an education do?
(a) None of these.
(b) Help people to figure out what it is they want from life.
(c) Broaden outlook on the world.
(d) Increase mental capacity.

6. What problem arises in women who marry first and ask questions later?
(a) They don't know who they are, and their role in the world.
(b) They have nothing to be impassioned about.
(c) They never grow up.
(d) All of these.

7. What kind of pharmaceuticals were women taking?
(a) Mood elevators.
(b) Laxatives.
(c) Tranquilizers.
(d) Sleeping pills.

8. What does Marriage for Moderns say about women and their roles?
(a) They are inferior to men.
(b) They are complimentary to men.
(c) They are superior to men.
(d) They are in excess of men.

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

10. How many children did Sojourner Truth claim to have?
(a) Five.
(b) Two.
(c) Six.
(d) Thirteen.

11. Where were young women's passions lying after the suffrage?
(a) In getting engaged before graduating college.
(b) In getting married before graduating college.
(c) In traveling the world.
(d) In getting a career.

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

13. What does Parsons find in sexual segregation?
(a) It is integral.
(b) It is functional.
(c) It is necessary.
(d) It is archaic.

14. How does a daughter see "don't become a housewife like me"?
(a) As a failing in the marriage; a sign of infidelity.
(b) As a sign of frustration that she cannot savor her relationship with her husband,
(c) As a failing in the woman, not in the circumstance.
(d) As a failing in themselves, and their financial position in the world.

15. How is the identity of women determined?
(a) By how good of a wife she is.
(b) By her own choices.
(c) By how many children she has.
(d) By biology.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was the only answer possible in Freudian logic to make women satisfied?

2. What happened following Margaret's work?

3. Why wouldn't the final voice on magazine publication allow information that wasn't involved with the home into the magazine?

4. What was the name of the life adjustment course given to eleven- to thirteen-year-old girls?

5. In regards to both of Freud's main theories, what does it say about his cultural upbringing?

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