Lean In Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Sheryl Sandberg
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 165 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the Lean In Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How old does the author say she was when she first married, in Chapter 1: “The Leadership Ambition Gap”?
(a) 24.
(b) 29.
(c) 30.
(d) 26.

2. After finishing business school, Sheryl Sandberg took a job as a consultant at what company in Los Angeles?
(a) Yahoo.
(b) McKinsey & Company.
(c) Facebook.
(d) Walters & Williams.

3. What social-psychological phenomenon is described with the observation that when members of a group are made aware of a negative stereotype, they are more likely to perform according to that stereotype?
(a) “Tokenism.”
(b) “Stereotype threat.”
(c) “Fear of the Other.”
(d) “Abject racism.”

4. What professor at Harvard Business School taught the social marketing classes that Sheryl Sandberg studied during her second year earning her M.B.A.?
(a) Larry Summers.
(b) Kash Rangan.
(c) Tim Geithner.
(d) Rosalind Einhorn.

5. What is described by the author as stress hormones in Chapter 2: “Sit at the Table”?
(a) Cortisol.
(b) Estrogen.
(c) Calcitonin.
(d) Testosterone.

6. During the Great Depression, the author says that her grandmother was pulled out of Morris High School to help support the household by doing what?
(a) Sewing fabric flowers on undergarments.
(b) Working in an automotive factory.
(c) Working as a secretary to a lawyer.
(d) Selling groceries at a nearby market.

7. How many women and girls does the author say are currently trapped in the sex trade worldwide in the Introduction: “Internalizing the Revolution”?
(a) 1.5 million.
(b) 6.7. million.
(c) 2.9 million.
(d) 4.4 million.

8. What professional title does Sheryl Sandberg say her brother David holds in Chapter 2: “Sit at the Table”?
(a) U.S. Congressman.
(b) Pediatric neurosurgeon.
(c) Entertainment lawyer.
(d) Supreme Court Judge.

9. According to the author in Chapter 3: “Success and Likeability,” what magazine ran a story in November 2011 about female entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley and “illustrated it by superimposing the featured women’s heads onto male bodies”?
(a) The New Yorker.
(b) People.
(c) Time.
(d) San Francisco.

10. In what year was Anita Summer hired as an economist by the Standard Oil Company, according to the author in the Introduction: “Internalizing the Revolution”?
(a) 1935.
(b) 1953.
(c) 1958.
(d) 1947.

11. The author states in Chapter 4: “It’s a Jungle Gym, Not a Ladder” that as of 2010, the average American had how many jobs from the ages of 18 to 46?
(a) 5.
(b) 11.
(c) 3.
(d) 19.

12. What author is cited by Sandberg as having written in The New Yorker that for women, “self-doubt becomes a form of self-defense” in Chapter 3: “Success and Likeability”?
(a) Emily White.
(b) Ken Auletta.
(c) Oprah Winfrey.
(d) Nitin Nohria.

13. Who joked that, “a man has to be Joe McCarthy in order to be called ruthless. All a woman needs to do is put you on hold,” according to the author in Chapter 3: “Success and Likeability”?
(a) Marlo Thomas.
(b) Leymah Gbowee.
(c) Dr. Peggy McIntosh.
(d) Rosalind Einhorn.

14. What was the author voted as by her senior class, according to the narrative in Chapter 3: “Success and Likeability”?
(a) “Most likely to be a politician.”
(b) “Most likely to succeed.”
(c) “Most likely to become famous.”
(d) “Most likely to end up in jail.”

15. Whom does the author say started working with her “right out of college and now runs mobile partnerships for Facebook” in Chapter 5: “Are You My Mentor?”
(a) Alice Walker.
(b) Meg Whitman.
(c) Emily White.
(d) Erin Burnett.

Short Answer Questions

1. The author cites a 2012 Pew study in Chapter 1: “The Leadership Ambition Gap” which found that among young people ages 18-34, what percentage of women rated “success in a high-paying career or profession” as important to their lives?

2. Where does the author say she attended a large public high school growing up in Chapter 2: “Sit at the Table”?

3. How many of the Fortune 500 CEOs are women, according to the author in the Introduction: “Internalizing the Revolution”?

4. Who won the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize for “helping to lead the women’s protests that toppled Liberia’s dictator,” according to the author in the Introduction: “Internalizing the Revolution”?

5. The internal and external barriers that women face in the workplace are related by the author using what metaphor in the Introduction: “Internalizing the Revolution”?

(see the answer keys)

This section contains 653 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Lean In Lesson Plans
Copyrights
BookRags
Lean In from BookRags. (c)2017 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook