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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 can happen to women in light of the social views about their gender?
(a) There is no proof that social attitudes affect individual choices.
(b) Women can absorb these views and manifest them in their lives in negative ways.
(c) Nothing happens to women; they are not influenced by social attitudes.
(d) Women can simply imitate men and these views will not affect them.
2. How does the author characterize the majority of feminist writing?
(a) As utopian.
(b) As accessible to most literate women.
(c) As naive and uncritical.
(d) As intellectual, academic and/or theoretical.
3. Why does the author believe that it is important to define feminism from within the movement?
(a) It provides direction for newcomers to the movement.
(b) It makes feminists appear more organized.
(c) Because it helps to combat negative stereotypes placed on it from without, and it can create growth within the movement.
(d) Because it fosters pride among feminists.
4. In Chapter 2, what are the author's thoughts on a universally accepted definition of feminism?
(a) She says that it continues to be difficult to find a universally accepted definition.
(b) She does not see the relevance in trying to find a universally accepted definition.
(c) She doesn't understand why it is so difficult for people to agree on a universal definition..
(d) She thinks that the current definition is already adequate and people should focus on more important matters.s
5. What potential effect can feminism have on the family, in the author's view?
(a) It can transform the family in very positive ways.
(b) It can draw attention away from the family towards more important things.
(c) It can help maintain the traditional structure of the Western family.
(d) It can undermine family stability.
Short Answer Questions
1. What opinion does the author express regarding the connection between early feminist concepts of sexual liberty and the movement to end sexual oppression?
2. What do feminists need to consider when examining their beliefs about men?
3. In the author's view, which prejudices is it important for women of color to transcend?
4. The author opens the Preface to the first edition of the book with a description of which group and its experiences in life?
5. Overall, what does the author think about the effects of the feminist movement?
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