Lean In Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The author asserts in Chapter 9: “The Myth of Doing It All,” “Instead of pondering the question ‘Can we have it all?’ we should be asking” what more practical question?
(a) “Who will help?”
(b) “Are you my mentor?”
(c) “Do we want it all?”
(d) “Can we do it all?”

2. In what year was Marissa Mayer named the CEO of Yahoo?
(a) 2012.
(b) 2009.
(c) 2010.
(d) 2003.

3. Who is said in Chapter 9: “The Myth of Doing It All” to have blazed a trail by having four children while being one of Google’s earliest and most valuable employees?
(a) Clara Shih.
(b) Justin Osofsky.
(c) Emily White.
(d) Susan Wojcicki.

4. Who is the former secretary of state that is cited in Chapter 11: “Working Together Toward Equality” for having said, “There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women”?
(a) Rosalind Einhorn.
(b) Betty Friedan.
(c) Gayle Tzemach Lemmon.
(d) Madeleine Albright.

5. What percentage of employed mothers lack sick days and vacation leave, according to the author in Chapter 11: “Working Together Toward Equality”?
(a) 40%.
(b) 55%.
(c) 75%.
(d) 25%.

6. About how many families with children in the U.S. are led by a single parent today, according to the author in Chapter 9: “The Myth of Doing It All”?
(a) 12%.
(b) 45%.
(c) 65%.
(d) 30%.

7. What percentage of U.S. working wives now out-earn their husbands, according to the author in Chapter 8: “Make Your Partner a Real Partner”?
(a) 23%.
(b) 12%.
(c) 45%.
(d) 30%.

8. What childhood friend of the author’s does she say “looks back fondly on being pregnant, saying she has never felt so productive. She not only worked her usual hours as an attorney but organized her house and put five years of photos into albums,” in Chapter 7: “Don’t Leave Before You Leave”?
(a) Elise Scheck.
(b) Jocelyn Goldfein.
(c) Mary Sue Coleman.
(d) Meg Whitman.

9. The author states in Chapter 8: “Make Your Partner a Real Partner,” “According to the most recent analysis, when a husband and wife both are employed full-time, the mother does” what percent more child care than the father?
(a) 60% more.
(b) 30% more.
(c) 40% more.
(d) 20% more.

10. The author asserts in Chapter 9: “The Myth of Doing It All” that “Trying to do it all and expecting that it all can be done exactly right is a recipe for” what?
(a) “Success.”
(b) “Competition.”
(c) “Self-effacement.”
(d) “Disaster.”

11. In what year was Geraldine Ferraro chosen as the first female vice presidential candidate representing a major American political party?
(a) 1988.
(b) 1992.
(c) 1984.
(d) 1980.

12. Who accompanied Sheryl Sandberg on a trip to New York to speak at the Women’s Media Center, according to the author in Chapter 10: “Let’s Start Talking About It”?
(a) Judith Rodin.
(b) Gayle Tzemach Lemmon.
(c) Shankar Vedantam.
(d) Kim Malone Scott.

13. The author states in Chapter 7: “Don’t Leave Before You Leave,” that a “survey of the Princeton class of 1975 found that 54 percent of the women foresaw work-family conflict compared to 26 percent of the men. The same survey of the Princeton class of 2006 found that” what percentage of the women anticipated work-family conflict?
(a) 20%.
(b) 90%.
(c) 45%.
(d) 62%.

14. Who was the secretary of the Treasury when Sheryl Sandberg began working there in 1996?
(a) Robert Rubin.
(b) Omid Kordestani.
(c) Kash Rangan.
(d) Mary Sue Coleman.

15. When the founder of LinkedIn offered Sheryl Sandberg a position in the company, she turned him down because she was how old and planning on having a second child?
(a) 35.
(b) 30.
(c) 37.
(d) 41.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is the co-author of Getting to 50/50 whom the author says credited a compelling job for her decision to return to the workplace after childbirth in Chapter 7: “Don’t Leave Before You Leave”?

2. Who is the author of Cinderella Ate My Daughter?

3. In Chapter 9: “The Myth of Doing It All,” the author describes going to a business conference with her children and taking the eBay plane. What did her daughter contract during this trip?

4. What author does Sandberg quote in Chapter 10: “Let’s Start Talking About It” as having said, “Whoever has power takes over the noun—and the norm—while the less powerful get an adjective”?

5. What company did the author’s husband found in L.A. and then sell to Yahoo, according to the narrative in Chapter 8: “Make Your Partner a Real Partner”?

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