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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does society-the U.S. in particular-have this kind of reaction to the process of change?
(a) Because its citizens are unaccustomed to having to wait for things.
(b) Because it has nothing to compare this process to.
(c) Because people need constant entertainment.
(d) Because change always happens quickly in the U.S.
2. How did early feminists, and society at the time, view housework?
(a) As something a woman cannot escape.
(b) As demeaning.
(c) As an ideal job.
(d) As relatively easy work.
3. What opinion does the author express regarding the connection between early feminist concepts of sexual liberty and the movement to end sexual oppression?
(a) They are not the same thing.
(b) She feels they should not be the target of conservative thinkers.
(c) She does not express an opinion but promises to discuss them together in a later book.
(d) They are very closely related.
4. What reason does the author give for lower and middle class women's relationship with power?
(a) They have met with a lot of defeat.
(b) They work all the time.
(c) They have lived in circumstances that required self-reliance, rather than dependency.
(d) They need further political education.
5. What is the author's opinion of the early feminist belief about creating change?
(a) It was not idealistic enough.
(b) It was too pessimistic.
(c) It was both idealistic and unrealistic.
(d) It was very forceful.
Short Answer Questions
1. How did the group initially discussed by the author characterize parenthood?
2. The title of Chapter Ten, "Revolutionary Parenting," suggests which of the following ideas?
3. According to the title of Chapter Nine, what is one of the primary goals of the feminist movement?
4. What has desensitized women and men to violence in the author's view?
5. For the author, what activity would be most likely to help spread feminism and its goals to a wider cross section of women?
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