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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

3. Who encouraged her students to think first about the fate of women from working-class backgrounds?
(a) Tillie Olsen.
(b) bell hooks.
(c) Abigail Adams.
(d) Diane Middlebrook.

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

5. Which group of women struggled most as a result of lower wages, according to hooks?
(a) Black women.
(b) Privileged women.
(c) White women.
(d) Lower class women.

Short Answer Questions

1. What decade did the book Ain't I a Woman address?

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

3. Which of the following is a result of fashion taking notice of women's demands in attire?

4. What was the second type of new policy that hooks' claims as creating a new underclass of women and children who suffered as a result of patriarchy?

5. As opportunities grew for women, what type of solidarity began to wither, from hooks' perspective?

Short Essay Questions

1. What role does power feminism play in the downfall of feminism, according to hooks?

2. Why does hooks feel that white females were the first leaders of the feminist movement?

3. Which movement does hooks describe as being most intense in the 1970s?

4. How did the mass media portray feminists?

5. What did the feminist movement encourage for education?

6. What convinced black feminists that the feminist movement was a "white power grab," according to hooks?

7. What types of policies, according to hooks, caused women and children to suffer abuse at the hands of existing patriarchy?

8. What did hooks mean when she said that feminism's greatest foe included the "enemy within"?

9. How does hooks think the feminist movement hope to reach a broad and diverse audience?

10. What has become more accepted by women as it becomes more acceptable for women to accept their bodies?

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