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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. On what levels of culture and society is violence most likely to exist?
(a) The author does not make a statement one way or the other.
(b) On all levels: family, community, government, international relations, etc.
(c) Mostly on the interpersonal level.
(d) Mostly between countries at war.
2. What belief about men did early feminists act out, according to the author.
(a) The belief that men were like children.
(b) The belief that all men were the enemy.
(c) The belief that men were role models.
(d) The belief that men were unimportant.
3. How is violence often represented in western culture?
(a) As reprehensible, no matter who commits it.
(b) As sexually titillating, and even associated with love and romance.
(c) As something only practiced by villains.
(d) As a symbol of life.
4. In Chapter 1, the author states that feminist theory and the feminist movement were originally shaped by which type of people?
(a) Middle-class women.
(b) Middle-class white women.
(c) Working-class women.
(d) Expatriates living abroad.
5. What has happened as a result of the form taken by the majority of feminist writing?
(a) Younger women have been able to relate to feminist writing with more ease.
(b) Many women have seen the writing as impractical.
(c) More women have been attracted to the movement.
(d) Many uneducated women have been excluded.
Short Answer Questions
1. When and where did the author enroll in her first women's studies class?
2. How does the author present education in the title of Chapter Eight
3. What can happen to women in light of the social views about their gender?
4. For the author, what is a better way to arrive at a definition of sisterhood?
5. What group of women are left out but really stand to benefit more from feminist thought?
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