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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) Working-class women.
(c) Students.
(d) High-profile women.

2. 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) Lesbian activists.
(c) Activists who were mothers.
(d) Male activists.

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Which group seems to be writing the most articles in magazines geared toward women, as witnessed by hooks?

2. In which classes at her university did hooks feel the most support?

3. Hooks describes that what was the first type of new policy that created a new underclass of women and children who suffered as a result of patriarchy?

4. The advent of no-fault divorces tended to favor who, according to hooks?

5. Which type of feminist did hooks consider to be most distrusting?

Short Essay Questions

1. Hooks claimed that in order for feminism to regain momentum, what is essential?

2. What are the differences between reformist thinkers and revolutionary thinkers?

3. What did the feminist movement encourage for education?

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

5. Describe the challenges to abortion rights brought by Christian groups.

6. How did conflict result as a matter of class and race in feminism?

7. How did professors help hooks and other students?

8. How did industries change as a result of changing women?

9. Which women had more access to contraceptives and abortions with the onset of the sexual revolution?

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

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