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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did Foucault create a genealogy of?
(a) Gender.
(b) Social regulations.
(c) Sex.
(d) Theorists.

2. Herculine argues that the univocal idea of sex serves which of the following?
(a) Linguistic laws.
(b) Liberal views.
(c) Cultural laws.
(d) Social regulations.

3. Butler argues that the distinction between same and other is which of the following?
(a) Misguided.
(b) True.
(c) False.
(d) Debatable.

4. According to Lacan, what do women represent?
(a) The children of the earth.
(b) The phallus.
(c) The vagina.
(d) The earth.

5. Wittig claims that _____ is not the rejection of heterosexuality?
(a) Lesbianism.
(b) Feminism.
(c) Homoeroticism.
(d) Masculinity.

6. Butler says that laws are not mere causes of which of the following?
(a) Anger.
(b) Repression.
(c) Politics.
(d) Oppression.

7. What kind of gender norms make certain social forms possible and others impossible, according to Butler?
(a) Solidified.
(b) Infallible.
(c) Concrete.
(d) Variable.

8. According to Butler, how does Wittig apply the idea of fictive sex?
(a) Angrily.
(b) Jealously.
(c) Nonchalantly.
(d) Crudely.

9. What is Herculine's last name?
(a) Barstow.
(b) Bortin.
(c) Barret.
(d) Barbin.

10. Foucault says that which of the following is problematic?
(a) Liberal views.
(b) Social regulations.
(c) Conservative views.
(d) Liberation views.

11. What view does Kristeva generally have toward laws?
(a) They are oppressive.
(b) They are naive.
(c) They are based on lies.
(d) They are humble.

12. Through apposition, what does Wittig think lesbianism engages?
(a) Homoeroticism.
(b) Feminism.
(c) Heterosexuality.
(d) Anger.

13. Who does Butler compare Foucault to?
(a) Rubin.
(b) Riviere.
(c) Lacan.
(d) Marcuse.

14. Freud held that which of these was essential to ego formation?
(a) Jealousy.
(b) Elation.
(c) Sexuality.
(d) Melancholy.

15. Kristeva argues that which of the following exists in poetry?
(a) Defeat.
(b) Dependence.
(c) Subversion.
(d) Energy.

Short Answer Questions

1. Butler suggests that there is mere convention in which field than is supposed?

2. Ontology requires appearance to match which of the following?

3. Butler says gender can be which of the following volitionally?

4. Wittig says women must become which attribute?

5. Butler claims that bodies are not which of the following?

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