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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 author's opinion about the two different groups and how they function?
(a) They need to take turns being in charge.
(b) They should learn to stand i the other groups shoes.
(c) One is more necessary to the movement than the other.
(d) Both are necessary to the movement.

2. How are black and white men the same in the author's view?
(a) They are not the same in the author's view.
(b) They both do not want women to be strong and assertive.
(c) They both stand to lose power as a result of feminism.
(d) They are both capable of sexual oppression and violence against women, whether sexual or non-sexual.

3. What did these early feminists forget to take into account in their beliefs about men?
(a) Differences in age and profession.
(b) Differences in religion and age.
(c) Differences in race and class.
(d) Whether men were married or single.

4. In general, the title of Chapter 1, "Black Women - Shaping Feminist Theory," relates to which of the following ideas?
(a) Black women can create their own feminist theory; they do not need to participate in the broader movement.
(b) It doesn't relate to any of the aforementioned ideas.
(c) Black women's lives can serve as raw material for white women when they create feminist theory.
(d) Black women are important in shaping the feminist movement and broadening the previously limited perspectives in feminism.

5. What has been the result of this mode of circulation?
(a) It has made feminist thought accessible to a wider range of women.
(b) It has limited access to feminist ideas to those who own televisions.
(c) It has kept feminist thought more localized, since word of mouth does not travel over large distances.
(d) It has limited participation in the movement to those who can read.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to the author, in Chapter 1, "Black Women - Shaping Feminist Theory," what were black feminists initially trying to do in the feminist movement?

2. What is the author's contention about the feelings that defined sisterhood?

3. "The problem that has no name" is a quotation by which author?

4. What are some of the biggest challenges to sisterhood?

5. What did she notice about white female students at the time?

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