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

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 motherhood is a woman's right of passage.
(d) That women experience and wield power differently from men.

2. How did early feminists, and society at the time, view housework?
(a) As demeaning.
(b) As something a woman cannot escape.
(c) As an ideal job.
(d) As relatively easy work.

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

4. What observations does the author make about women and the practice of violence?
(a) Women are essentially nonviolent by nature.
(b) Women are more violent as teenagers.
(c) Women also have a capacity for violence and many condone and advocate war.
(d) Women are actually more violent than men.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the author's main contention about work in Chapter Seven?

2. How does the author characterize early feminist concepts of sexual liberty?

3. Which one of the following ideas is not mentioned by the author in her discussion of how feminist-oriented change can actually come about?

4. For the author, if "we" are to transform our present reality, what must happen?

5. Based on your overall understanding of this text, what approach is suggested by the title, Feminist Theory from Margin to Center?

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