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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Moadine assume about poor women?
(a) That they are happy.
(b) That they are lazy.
(c) That they do not have children.
(d) That they are unmarried.

2. What are the lives of Herland girls equated to?
(a) A fairy tale.
(b) A little girl's dream.
(c) An enchanting game.
(d) A school holiday.

3. In Chapter 10, what are Herland's women said not to believe in?
(a) Preventative medicine.
(b) Ghosts.
(c) Life after death.
(d) Independent thought.

4. What does Terry say is the only thing the women can think of in relation to men?
(a) Physical labor.
(b) Fatherhood.
(c) Wealth.
(d) Violence.

5. What do the men have a hard time conveying their ideas about to the women they are courting?
(a) Relationships.
(b) Families.
(c) Leaving Herland.
(d) Religion.

6. What fraction of the total American female population is made up of poor women?
(a) One-third.
(b) One-quarter.
(c) Two-fifths.
(d) One-half.

7. In Chapter 7, what do the men learn the women in Herland do not have?
(a) Siblings.
(b) Navels.
(c) Surnames.
(d) Birth certificates.

8. What do the women insist on in their relationships with the men?
(a) That the men treat the women just as they would treat women back home.
(b) That the men follow their wishes.
(c) That the men and women meet only twice a week.
(d) That the men and women are equal.

9. Which word is NOT included in the list of terms the Herland woman have no cultural understanding of?
(a) Home.
(b) Father.
(c) Family.
(d) Marriage.

10. How do the women punish Terry at the end of Chapter 11?
(a) The women lock Terry up in a prison.
(b) The women execute Terry.
(c) The women publicly humiliate Terry.
(d) The women banish Terry from Herland.

11. What do the women dislike about marriage in the outside world?
(a) That men never take their wives' names.
(b) That it is considered bad for children to be born to unwed couples.
(c) That a religious ceremony is held to unify husbands and wives.
(d) That men and women don't get to choose who they will marry.

12. Which type of person is Herland said to lack entirely?
(a) Homeless.
(b) Criminals.
(c) Unhealthy.
(d) Angry.

13. How does Vandyke describe the Herland religion?
(a) As pacifying.
(b) As enriching.
(c) As practical.
(d) As mystical.

14. As the men's tour continues, what does Terry learn to do?
(a) Say "I love you" in the local language.
(b) Skirt the difficult questions he is asked.
(c) Play a native card game.
(d) Be less offensive.

15. What aspect of Herland culture has been simplified for the sake of the children?
(a) The language.
(b) The coming of age rituals.
(c) The religious practices.
(d) The way people dress.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chapter 7, with what are the men said to be "at last considered sufficiently tamed and trained to be trusted"?

2. What are the men asked to lecture the young women about?

3. To the women of Herland, what is life about?

4. What is the title of Chapter 8?

5. In Chapter 7, what does Terry insist cannot be passed down genetically?

(see the answer keys)

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