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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is defined as gaining power by the exploitation of others?
(a) Intolerable feminism.
(b) Power feminism.
(c) True feminism.
(d) Reformist feminism.

2. Hooks describes which decade as having a resurgence of obsession with appearance?
(a) 1980s.
(b) 1990s.
(c) 2000s.
(d) 1970s.

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

4. Which of the following began to overshadow feminist politics, according to hooks?
(a) Racism.
(b) Tourism.
(c) Business.
(d) Careerism.

5. What does hooks propose the public does to avoid passing on misinformation about feminism?
(a) Hire more strong female teachers.
(b) Hold feminist group meetings on school campus.
(c) Separate boys and girls in classrooms.
(d) Change school curriculum.

6. According to hooks, who undermines the feminist movement by disingenuously making claim to it?
(a) Women younger than 30.
(b) Women of class.
(c) Women of color.
(d) Women older than 50.

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

8. Hooks claimed that what needs a restart?
(a) Revolutionary feminism.
(b) True feminism.
(c) Reformist feminism.
(d) Patriarchy.

9. Who were hooks' alleged stars of the feminist movement early on?
(a) White women.
(b) Children.
(c) Black women.
(d) White men.

10. Which university did hooks attend?
(a) USC.
(b) Stanford.
(c) Brown.
(d) UCLA.

11. In the 1970s, which movement was most powerful in hooks' opinion?
(a) Sexual freedom.
(b) Fighting oppression in the media.
(c) Reproductive rights.
(d) Equality in the workplace.

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

13. Hooks explains that which of the following is the second goal of feminism?
(a) To end sexist exploitation.
(b) To end exploitation of men.
(c) To end exploitation of students.
(d) To end exploitation of children.

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

15. What did hooks see as the basis that would ultimately undermine sexism and overthrow patriarchy?
(a) Sisterhood.
(b) The bonding of the working-class women.
(c) Upper class women.
(d) Children.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does misinformation spread, in hooks' point of view?

2. What types of abortions have anti-abortion movement groups targeted most?

3. What forced the shoe industry to produce low-heeled business shoes, according to hooks?

4. Who do women need to stop mimicking, according to hooks?

5. Hooks believes that young women growing up at the time the book was written will feel that what issue is no longer a problem?

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