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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was interesting to note about women who didn't consider housework their fulltime job?
(a) They completed it faster than those that did.
(b) They seemed a lot more fulfilled.
(c) They didn't do as much housework as those that did.
(d) They didn't undergo extensive psychotherapy.

2. Who was always blamed for the neurosis of men?
(a) Their sisters and brothers.
(b) Their jobs and careers.
(c) Their education and ambitions.
(d) Their mothers and wives.

3. What was really difficult to sell?
(a) Electronics.
(b) Gold plated dishes.
(c) Dishwashers.
(d) Sterling silver.

4. Who wrote the famous study in maternal overprotection?
(a) Arnold Green.
(b) Dr. Strecker.
(c) David Levy.
(d) Dr. Spock.

5. In the name of femininity women are encouraged to ______ human growth.
(a) Pursue.
(b) Evade.
(c) Decrease.
(d) Supercede.

6. Women must learn to compete not as female but as ______.
(a) Humans.
(b) Males.
(c) Friends.
(d) Society.

7. How many women did Maslow find actually fulfilled their selves in the sense of a dominant feeling?
(a) Three.
(b) Five.
(c) Two.
(d) Eight.

8. Women's chances at happiness in marriage _______ as their career participation ________ .
(a) increased, decreased.
(b) decreased, increased.
(c) decreased, decreased.
(d) increased, increased.

9. What was the real cause of feminism and women's frustration?
(a) All of these.
(b) The lack of appreciation for the housewife's role.
(c) The lack or respect gained for the housewifes role.
(d) The emptiness in the housewife's role.

10. What was the problem with the vast majority of men and boys born to mothers enthralled in the mystique?
(a) All of these.
(b) They never grew up.
(c) They were forever likely to take on neurosis.
(d) They were unfit for duty on the front or as husbands.

11. What was the common thread between all the women that Mrs. Friedan interviewed?
(a) They all had passions and knew what they wanted.
(b) All of these.
(c) They all had found fulfillment outside of the home.
(d) They all weren't fulltime housewives.

12. What are considered "mutations"?
(a) Women who pursue careers despite their handicap of gender.
(b) Men wanting to be housewives.
(c) All of these.
(d) Asexual woman.

13. When did Professor Maslow begin his study of the relationship between sexuality and the "dominance" feeling?
(a) In the 1940s.
(b) In the 1920s.
(c) In the 1950s.
(d) In the 1930s.

14. Wives became __________________.
(a) Complete dominators of the household activities.
(b) All of these.
(c) Know it alls.
(d) Experts.

15. What does Professor Maslow say about the words "feminine" and "masculine"?
(a) They don't jive with his studies and aren't considered practical.
(b) They are misleading.
(c) They are an abbhoration on the human spirit and character.
(d) They are necessary to segregate the sexes.

Short Answer Questions

1. What percentage of ulcer patients is comprised of women?

2. What do women seek in their men?

3. What clinic for children did Mrs. Freidan visit?

4. Which women are more often the sex-seekers than finders?

5. What have psychiatrists used to cure neurosis in the past?

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