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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 10 and 11.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. For the author, what activity would be most likely to help spread feminism and its goals to a wider cross section of women?
(a) Buying ad space on television.
(b) Holding town hall events.
(c) Promoting literacy.
(d) Printing more pamphlets.
2. What is the author's central theory about the nature (and practice) of violence against women?
(a) It is a result of women entering the workforce in large numbers.
(b) Women invite violence by the way they dress.
(c) It is an innate part of male biology.
(d) It is a manifestation and perpetuation of traditional patriarchal thought that men are powerful and women are victims.
3. Related to the issue of feminist writing, between which two groups does the author notice tension in the greater feminist movement?
(a) The tension between those who write and discuss theories and ideas and those who engage in direct activism to support the feminist movement.
(b) The tension between those who are idealistic and those who are practical.
(c) The tension between younger and older women.
(d) The tension between those who advocate scientific analysis and those advocating political manifestos.
4. What can the kind of power practiced by women from non-affluent communities enable them to do?
(a) It can enable them to resist exploitation, freeing them to transform society for the better.
(b) It will enable them to keep their jobs.
(c) It will not enable them to change anything.
(d) It enables them to reinforce the patriarchal model of power.
5. What potential effect can feminism have on the family, in the author's view?
(a) It can help maintain the traditional structure of the Western family.
(b) It can transform the family in very positive ways.
(c) It can draw attention away from the family towards more important things.
(d) It can undermine family stability.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was the shared feeling that helped define sisterhood in the early years of the movement, according to the author?
2. What do these accepted beliefs about motherhood manifest for the author?
3. In the Preface to the second edition, what is the first factor considered by black parents when a child is born, according to the author?
4. For the author, what is the relationship between traditional beliefs about the family and society at large?
5. Why does the author spend time talking about the relationship between feminism and the family?
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