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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the problem with educating women early to fulfill their sexual roles in regards to the opposite sex?
(a) Their children only have one role.
(b) Their men can't achieve their full potentials.
(c) All of these.
(d) Their relationships are doomed to suffocate.

2. If a woman were to fight for her rights, she would _____ _____?
(a) Deny womanhood.
(b) Never mate.
(c) Defy God.
(d) Unsex herself.

3. What is the first age that the crisis hits?
(a) Twenty-five.
(b) Eighteen.
(c) Twenty-one.
(d) Forty-one.

4. "The problem for women today is not ______, but a problem of _______?
(a) Identity, Sexual.
(b) Sexual, Education.
(c) Sexual, Identity.
(d) Education, Identity.

5. What was the only answer possible in Freudian logic to make women satisfied?
(a) Education, freedom and rights are wrong for women.
(b) Beatification procedures.
(c) Much more sex, and that they need to make more babies.
(d) Weekly "Womens' meetings".

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

7. 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.

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

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

10. Why wouldn't the final voice on magazine publication allow information that wasn't involved with the home into the magazine?
(a) Women were divorced from the nature of the world outside the home.
(b) Women weren't smart enough to comprehend information that didn't involve the home.
(c) Women didn't care for this kind of information.
(d) None of these.

11. What requires increased glamorization every year?
(a) The Feminine Mystique.
(b) The allure of being a wife.
(c) The occupation of housewife.
(d) The occupation of motherhood.

12. Margaret Mead frequently _______ herself.
(a) Debases.
(b) Praises.
(c) Admonishes.
(d) Contradicts.

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

14. What is the "great mistake of Western Culture"?
(a) The availability of an education to women.
(b) The overemphasis on femininity.
(c) The availability of work to women.
(d) The undervaluation of femininity.

15. What did Freud believe that all neurosis stemmed from?
(a) Sexual appetite.
(b) Sexual repression.
(c) Sexual oppression.
(d) Sexual abuse.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does a daughter see "don't become a housewife like me"?

2. Why does an educator have to be daring to suggest non-conformity in regards to sex based education?

3. What was it said that men had that women didn't?

4. How long did it take "Sarah and the Seaplane" to become "Sarah the Sandwich Maker"?

5. What was affected by functional analysis?

(see the answer keys)

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