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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 2 and 3.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to the author, how did early feminists see gender?
(a) As less important than race.
(b) As a form of empowerment.
(c) As less important than class.
(d) As the sole determinant of a woman's fate.
2. According to the author, in Chapter 1, "Black Women - Shaping Feminist Theory," what were black feminists initially trying to do in the feminist movement?
(a) Be more like white feminists.
(b) To get more work.
(c) To expand the basis of feminist thought.
(d) Make new friends.
3. What did she notice about white female students at the time?
(a) They were afraid to look at each other in class.
(b) They were at college in order to find husbands.
(c) They were not very smart.
(d) They were very excited about creating community and being together.
4. "The problem that has no name" is a quotation by which author?
(a) Leah Fritz.
(b) Rita Mae Brown.
(c) Bell hooks.
(d) Betty Friedan.
5. How does the author describe the family in "Western society"?
(a) For centuries it has been dominated by a sexist, patriarchal, authoritarian model.
(b) It is no longer the primary social unit.
(c) The Western family is based on nurturing and equality.
(d) Television has destroyed family relationships.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to the author, how are joint analyses of race, class, and gender seen today?
2. The author expresses how feminism reacts to "a political system of imperialist, white supremacist, capitalist patriarchy;" how does she view the state of our society today?
3. In general, the title of Chapter 1, "Black Women - Shaping Feminist Theory," relates to which of the following ideas?
4. When and where did the author enroll in her first women's studies class?
5. In Chapter 2, what are the author's thoughts on a universally accepted definition of feminism?
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