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Multiple Choice Questions

1. In which decade did many women begin to choose not to wear bras and girdles?
(a) 1970s.
(b) 1980s.
(c) 1960s.
(d) 1950s.

2. In which decade did hooks see the feminist political movement diminish after the sexual revolution?
(a) 2000s.
(b) 1990s.
(c) 1970s.
(d) 1980s.

3. What is the second factor that hooks alleges will diminish the necessity for abortions?
(a) Free contraception.
(b) Meaningful sex education.
(c) Women having less sex.
(d) Classes about contraception at community colleges.

4. According to hooks, who lost their jobs in the 1970s?
(a) Custodians.
(b) College professors.
(c) Students.
(d) Factory workers.

5. Who, according to hooks, ended up slowing progress because they did not deal with their own internalized sexism?
(a) Black women.
(b) High-profile women.
(c) Working-class women.
(d) White women.

6. Hooks reports that which group was most displaced by high-profile women being put in the spotlight of the feminist movement?
(a) Feminist revolutionaries.
(b) Working-class women.
(c) Lesbians.
(d) Feminist reformists.

7. What reason does hooks give for why some women adopted feminist jargon without understanding it?
(a) To further their careers.
(b) To support and advocate feminism.
(c) To fit in with their friends.
(d) To show intolerance of feminism.

8. How does hooks' "sisterhood" occur?
(a) Women must stop participating in societal patriarchy.
(b) Women must start loving each other.
(c) Women must stop loving men.
(d) Women must stop dominating each other.

9. Hooks states that the first goal of feminism is which of the following?
(a) To begin wage wars.
(b) To end racism.
(c) To end sexism.
(d) To end oppression of children.

10. According to hooks, who should have access to safe and affordable abortions?
(a) Young women.
(b) Privileged women.
(c) Black women.
(d) All women.

11. How did the basic tenets of feminism emerge, as told from hooks' perspective?
(a) Through reformist and revolutionary thinking.
(b) Through discrimination and intolerance.
(c) Through debates and disagreements.
(d) Through faithfulness to the cause.

12. Hooks claims that powerful men were threatened by which group of people?
(a) White women.
(b) Black women.
(c) Non-white people.
(d) Young women.

13. Which of the following is a consequence hooks describes as resulting from the fashion industry?
(a) Poor economy.
(b) Immoral women.
(c) Causing depression.
(d) Ruining self-esteem.

14. According to hooks, which type of activists were among the first to put a voice to inequities in an understandable language?
(a) Activists who were mothers.
(b) Lesbian activists.
(c) Teenage activists.
(d) Male activists.

15. When did hooks learn about feminist politics?
(a) Before she took feminist classes.
(b) After she graduated from college.
(c) When she started writing books.
(d) Before she attended elementary school.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did hooks see as the basis that would ultimately undermine sexism and overthrow patriarchy?

2. As a result of which group's presence, according to hooks, is male domination expected?

3. Anorexia and compulsive overeating are both described by hooks as being diseases with roots in lack of which of the following?

4. What was the most sought after reproductive safegaurd in the sexual revolution?

5. Hooks claimed that women wanted to be seen most favorably by who?

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