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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 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) Many uneducated women have been excluded.
(d) More women have been attracted to the movement.

2. How did women working for change initially view the exercise of power?
(a) As something to strive for.
(b) As a rejection of femininity.
(c) As a luxury.
(d) As something negative.

3. What do feminists need to consider when examining their beliefs about men?
(a) Whether it is safe to alter their beliefs about men.
(b) Whether or not men deserve to be included in feminism.
(c) How often men use sexist language.
(d) How lower and working class men and non-white men are also oppressed.

4. When and where did the author enroll in her first women's studies class?
(a) At Brown in the early 1980s.
(b) At UCLA in the late 1960s.
(c) At Stanford in the 1970s.
(d) At Howard in the 1970s.

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 participation in the movement to those who can read.
(c) It has kept feminist thought more localized, since word of mouth does not travel over large distances.
(d) It has limited access to feminist ideas to those who own televisions.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does the author see feminism and the family?

2. What was the shared feeling that helped define sisterhood in the early years of the movement, according to the author?

3. What is the main relationship discussed in Chapter 5?

4. In Chapter 3, "The Significance of Feminist Movement," the author discusses which of the following themes?

5. What was the week point in feminists' initial view of power?

(see the answer key)

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