From Front Porch to Back Seat: Courtship in Twentieth-century America Test | Final Test - Easy

Beth L. Bailey
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What magazine does the author assert created a hideaway for men in Chapter 5, "The Etiquette of Masculinity and Femininity”?
(a) Playboy.
(b) Car and Driver.
(c) Sports Illustrated.
(d) Backpacker.

2. According to the author in Chapter 6, "Scientific Truth ... and Love" love and marriage were to be regulated by whom?
(a) Men.
(b) Women.
(c) Peasants.
(d) Elites.

3. Where was Sigmund Freud born?
(a) Poland.
(b) France.
(c) Sweden.
(d) Austria.

4. When did Ernest Burgess die?
(a) 1945.
(b) 1975.
(c) 1966.
(d) 1922.

5. In the Epilogue, Bailey notes that it had been how long since the dating system lost its coherence and dominance?
(a) 40 years.
(b) 25 years.
(c) 60 years.
(d) 75 years.

6. What book did Ernest Burgess write in 1939?
(a) Sociology and the Sexual Being.
(b) Predicting Success or Failure in Marriage.
(c) Introduction to the Science of Sociology.
(d) A Freudian Approach to Psychology.

7. The sexual revolution was about the rights of who to express love sexually, according to the author in the Epilogue?
(a) The unmarried.
(b) Homosexuals.
(c) The under-aged.
(d) Heterosexuals.

8. Parents responded to youth’s sexual freedom by limiting their children’s privacy and setting up what, according to the author in Chapter 4, "Sex Control”?
(a) Parent-teacher conferences.
(b) Study schedules.
(c) House rules.
(d) Curfews.

9. According to the author in the Epilogue, sexual intercourse replaced what as the youth convention during the sexual revolution?
(a) Courting.
(b) Wooing.
(c) Displaying.
(d) Petting.

10. The sexual revolution began in what decade?
(a) The 1930s.
(b) The 1970s.
(c) The 1960s.
(d) The 1940s.

11. What word from Chapter 4, "Sex Control” means refraining from sexual intercourse that is regarded as contrary to morality or religion?
(a) Corporate.
(b) Conducive.
(c) Contagious.
(d) Chaste.

12. According to the author in Chapter 4, "Sex Control,” dating promoted what?
(a) Democracy.
(b) Long-lasting relationships.
(c) Social isolation.
(d) Sexual experimentation.

13. What became threatened as people began to realize that gender roles were, at least partly, constructed and fluctuated between generations?
(a) Gender identity.
(b) Moral identity.
(c) Financial identity.
(d) Political identity.

14. What is the first of the six themes of courtship described by the author in Chapter 6, "Scientific Truth ... and Love"?
(a) The sexual economy.
(b) Consumption.
(c) Competition.
(d) Control.

15. According to the author in Chapter 5, "The Etiquette of Masculinity and Femininity,” gender identities had to be acquired and demonstrated and etiquette became what that governed courtship rituals?
(a) A church-regulated code.
(b) A simple code.
(c) A complex code.
(d) A politically regulated code.

Short Answer Questions

1. Premarital sex was not “conventional” until what decade, according to the author?

2. Mid-twentieth century masculinity and femininity were defined in opposition to one another and are what today?

3. The new freedoms of the sexual revolution did what to the rules, according to the author in the Epilogue?

4. The power of what declined as women entered the workforce according to the author in Chapter 4, "Sex Control"?

5. When was Sigmund Freud born?

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