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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How did Freud view his soon-to-be wife?
(a) None of these.
(b) As a child.
(c) As an object.
(d) Both of these.

2. 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) All of these.
(c) They have nothing to be impassioned about.
(d) They never grow up.

3. What was it said that men had that women didn't?
(a) Penises.
(b) Minds.
(c) The ability to reason.
(d) The ability to be impassioned.

4. 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 didn't care for this kind of information.
(c) Women weren't smart enough to comprehend information that didn't involve the home.
(d) None of these.

5. In regards to both of Freud's main theories, what does it say about his cultural upbringing?
(a) He thought that women were meant to be taken advantage of.
(b) He thought women were meant to be as slaves.
(c) Women were considered inferior.
(d) All of these.

6. What did Freud believe of his studies when he had passed away?
(a) That he was the leading word on the subject.
(b) That his word was law and answered all questions.
(c) All of these.
(d) That his deductions about the female psyche were complete.

7. What does the girl from honors history suspect happened to her to cause her to drop out?
(a) None of these.
(b) She wanted to marry.
(c) She was forced out by male educators.
(d) She lost courage.

8. How does a daughter see "don't become a housewife like me"?
(a) As a failing in themselves, and their financial position in the world.
(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 the marriage; a sign of infidelity.

9. What is unlikely to happen without education?
(a) Women are not likely to develop deep interests outside their biology.
(b) Women are likely to have children at younger ages.
(c) Women are likely to marry younger and younger.
(d) All of these.

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

11. Why does mankind not completely live in the present?
(a) The ideologies of the superego live in the past.
(b) They are able to blow things too far out of proportion.
(c) They are more concerned about the future.
(d) They are plagued with their knowledge of a past.

12. Why do women participate in politics according to "Women's Home Companion" September 1955?
(a) They pay attention to political parties.
(b) Politics is a topic for which both parties can share.
(c) They desire change in government.
(d) It concerns their home and husband.

13. Which women were happiest?
(a) Educated women.
(b) Married women.
(c) Unmarried women.
(d) Uneducated women.

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

15. What did the union member get labeled as?
(a) All of these.
(b) An anarchist.
(c) A feminist sympathizer.
(d) None of these.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. With which did the feminist movement gain strength?

3. What narrow comfort is offered women to become homemakers?

4. What kind of act occurred in the feminist movement?

5. What is the functionalist's primary concern?

(see the answer keys)

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