The Feminine Mystique Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the first step in finding oneself as a woman?
(a) To say unequivocally "no" to the feminine mystique.
(b) To answer the question "who am I?".
(c) To balance home and career.
(d) To seek guidance from others that have gone before you.

2. What was the only thing that these kids looked for?
(a) Work.
(b) Kicks.
(c) Studies.
(d) None of these.

3. What was to be capitalized on in order to keep selling products?
(a) Desire to get the best clean.
(b) None of these.
(c) Fear of exposure to deadly bacteria.
(d) Guilt over the hidden dirt.

4. What is instinctive in the human sense?
(a) Growth and self realization.
(b) Knowlege and self realization.
(c) Food and sex.
(d) Sex and shelter.

5. How much greater was the number of disturbed young wives over any other group other than their husbands?
(a) Five times.
(b) Three times.
(c) Four times.
(d) Two times.

6. Why is the "Career Woman" not a good market to sell to?
(a) She is harder to sell to.
(b) She isn't interested and has housekeepers.
(c) She doesn't care about promotions.
(d) She has no time to shop.

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

8. Newspaper headlines screamed that working mothers were responsible for __________________.
(a) Both of these.
(b) Neither of these.
(c) Juvenile delinquency.
(d) Molly coddling their children.

9. Which mothers were more sure of themselves?
(a) Chinese mothers.
(b) Japanese mothers.
(c) Russian mothers.
(d) American mothers.

10. What is the unique characteristic of human existence?
(a) The ability to learn from the past and transpose it to the future and present.
(b) The ability to transpose past in to
(c) The ability to see ones experience in the past and future.
(d) All of these.

11. What occurred in the last decade?
(a) Both of these.
(b) An increase in sexual activity.
(c) Neither of these.
(d) An increase in preoccupation with sex.

12. How did Andras Angyal describe this weakness?
(a) A psychotic evasion of growth,
(b) None of these.
(c) A social evasion of growth.
(d) A neurotic evasion of growth.

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

14. What have psychiatrists used to cure neurosis in the past?
(a) They tried to fit them into a culture.
(b) They tried to help them debase their own potential.
(c) They used electroshock therapy.
(d) They used brainscans to monitor the changes in the patient.

15. What is needed to put an end to the housewives' lack of fulfillment?
(a) A national education program for women who want to seriously continue their education.
(b) None of these.
(c) A co-operative union of housewives to fund the return to education.
(d) The installation of some courage into the average American housewives.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was the real cause of feminism and women's frustration?

2. What is the second step in finding oneself as a woman?

3. What is the most powerful argument of the feminine mystique?

4. How did the labor saving appliance work?

5. How much of all advertising budget is spent to appeal to women?

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