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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The title of Chapter Ten, "Revolutionary Parenting," suggests which of the following ideas?
(a) Parenting, and attitudes toward it, must undergo major changes.
(b) Parents should homeschool their children.
(c) How activists can meet the challenges of parenting.
(d) Parenting and technology.

2. How does the author present education in the title of Chapter Eight
(a) As as a class agenda.
(b) As a teen agenda.
(c) As a dilemma.
(d) As a feminist agenda.

3. How is the long and painstaking process of change experienced by societies like the United States?
(a) As relatively easy.
(b) As frustrating but entertaining.
(c) As foreign, unappealing, and frustrating.
(d) As boring.

4. How does the author characterize the majority of feminist writing?
(a) As utopian.
(b) As intellectual, academic and/or theoretical.
(c) As naive and uncritical.
(d) As accessible to most literate women.

5. How does consumerism relate to the author's discussion of power?
(a) It does not come up in her discussion at all.
(b) Feminists should not be distracted from fighting sexism by focusing on resisting consumerism.
(c) Combatting consumerism is a positive manifestation of women's power.
(d) Feminists should tap into consumer culture to gain power.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to the author, in what form has feminist thought primarily been circulated?

2. What aspects of society, for example, would women be able to work towards changing if they were freed from exploitation.

3. What change in attitudes towards work does the author propose in Chapter Seven.

4. How did many lower/middle class and/or non-white women respond to this view of work?

5. In the author's view, how should the beliefs about motherhood that she discusses be dealt with?

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