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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, women's acceptance of their bodies has allowed them to accept what process?
(a) Pregnancy.
(b) Aging.
(c) Education.
(d) Mothering.

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

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

4. Hooks claimed that for feminism to regain momentum, what must be available for the masses, especially the young?
(a) Feminist groups and clubs.
(b) Career opportunities.
(c) Educational opportunities.
(d) Literature.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. In what type of society is every voice heard, according to hooks?

2. Where were the earliest feminist meetings held?

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

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

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

Short Essay Questions

1. What did the conservative press tend to say about feminists?

2. What is required for women to be liberated from Hooks' perspective?

3. Hooks claims that women who stayed at home often felt which way?

4. What are two practices hooks described as originating from sexism and misogyny?

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

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

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

8. How did hooks, and other women, recognize that sexual liberation and sexual promiscuity were not the same thing?

9. Describe the fundamental goal of visionary feminism, according to hooks.

10. How did professors help hooks and other students?

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