Feminist Theory from Margin to Center Quiz | One Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 8 and 9.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the main relationship discussed in Chapter 5?
(a) The relationship between feminism and civil rights
(b) The relationship between women and technology.
(c) The relationship between men and the feminist movement.
(d) The relationship between senior women and feminism.

2. What must happen in order for women to create true sisterhood?
(a) Women must learn to explore, understand, and communicate their individual experiences.
(b) Women must learn to organize politically.
(c) Women must decide to get a formal education.
(d) Women must all agree on a single definition of sisterhood.

3. Related to education, what does the author see as one of the primary goals of feminism?
(a) Encouraging women not to get lose sight of their families in their quest for an education.
(b) Encouraging women to take more business classes.
(c) Encouraging women to strive for education and develop their intellects.
(d) Encouraging women to challenge their male professors.

4. What general statement does the author make about men that may seem to contradict her other claims?
(a) Sexism is not perpetuated by educated men.
(b) Most men are unable to truly support feminism.
(c) Men are no longer sexist.
(d) All men support and perpetuate sexism and sexist oppression in one form or another.

5. What is the awareness about sexual oppression that the author advocates?
(a) Sexual oppression is here to stay.
(b) Men are not effected by sexual oppression but they should support ending it.
(c) Sexual oppression damages everyone and ending it will benefit everyone.
(d) Sexual oppression is derived from poor self-esteem.

Short Answer Questions

1. For the author, what is a better way to arrive at a definition of sisterhood?

2. When and where did the author enroll in her first women's studies class?

3. What assertion does the author make (once again) about who benefits from the current feminist movement?

4. What did these early feminists forget to take into account in their beliefs about men?

5. According to the author, who originally defined "sisterhood" in the feminist movement?

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