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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. What notion about women and power do both sexist and traditional feminist culture share?
(a) That women should not be in positions of power.
(b) That women do not understand money.
(c) That women experience and wield power differently from men.
(d) That motherhood is a woman's right of passage.

2. Which one of the following is true of the author beliefs about child care centers?
(a) They should be run exclusively by women.
(b) They should be staffed by workers of both genders.
(c) They should not provide food for the children's lunches.
(d) They should be run with discipline and order.

3. According to the author, who originally defined "sisterhood" in the feminist movement?
(a) Working class women.
(b) University professors.
(c) Young female college students in sociology classes.
(d) The middle class white women at the forefront of the movement.

4. What does the author suggest about many successful feminists and their relationship with power?
(a) They develop an inferiority complex.
(b) They become power hungry to the point of fanaticism.
(c) They try to dominate men.
(d) They embody and/or capitalize upon male definitions of power and success.

5. Who must be retrained in order for the feminist movement to be successful?
(a) White upper class men.
(b) Men and women.
(c) Men.
(d) Teachers.

Short Answer Questions

1. In the Preface, which four factors are most central to the author's argument about a person's position in society?

2. According to the author, challenges to to sisterhood can exist between white women and women of color; between which other groups does she say that they can exist?

3. In the author's view, what three things most determine a woman's destiny?

4. The author states that most women would like to be like ________________.

5. What is violence truly a manifestation of for the author?

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