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Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Hooks claims that which group is trying to remove women's studies courses?
(a) Christians.
(b) Liberals.
(c) Mormons.
(d) Conservatives.

3. Which type of woman does hooks describe as having the options of both contraceptives and abortions?
(a) Poor women.
(b) White women.
(c) Privileged women.
(d) Black women.

4. Who sought out dangerous, illegal abortions, according to hooks?
(a) Black women.
(b) White women.
(c) Poor and black women.
(d) Minorities.

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

6. Betty Friedan's book focused on which type of woman?
(a) Housewives.
(b) Teenagers.
(c) Teachers.
(d) Business women.

7. According to hooks, who did the media focus on when it came to feminist issues?
(a) Students.
(b) Working-class women.
(c) High-profile women.
(d) Black women.

8. Hooks believes that young women growing up at the time the book was written will feel that what issue is no longer a problem?
(a) Sexual harassment.
(b) Ageism.
(c) Sexism.
(d) Racism.

9. What decade did the book Ain't I a Woman address?
(a) 1990s.
(b) 1970s.
(c) 2000s.
(d) 1980s.

10. According to hooks, who needed to cede their self-appointed ownership of feminism?
(a) Elderly women.
(b) White men.
(c) White women.
(d) Black women.

11. Where were the earliest feminist meetings held?
(a) In town halls.
(b) In government buildings.
(c) In classrooms.
(d) In the homes of activists.

12. What does hooks describe as one of feminism's greatest foes?
(a) Men.
(b) Christians.
(c) The "enemy within."
(d) Children.

13. Which of the following is most commonplace to hooks?
(a) Diabetes.
(b) Anorexia.
(c) Bipolar disorder.
(d) Manic depression.

14. Which group seems to be writing the most articles in magazines geared toward women, as witnessed by hooks?
(a) Privileged women.
(b) Women.
(c) Men.
(d) Poor women.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. According to hooks, who is feminism not targeting?

2. Which field did hooks claim the reformist movement focused on?

3. What did women come face to face with most with the onset of the sexual revolution?

4. Hooks claims that focusing on what type of rights is necessary to protect the freedom of women?

5. Hooks states that the first goal of feminism is which of the following?

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