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 points out a study in Chapter 8: “Make Your Partner a Real Partner” that showed “that wives who engage in gatekeeping behaviors do” how many more hours of “family work per week than wives who take a more collaborative approach”?
(a) 6.
(b) 3.
(c) 5.
(d) 2.

2. Who is the author of Cinderella Ate My Daughter?
(a) Meg Whitman.
(b) Peggy Orenstein.
(c) Emily White.
(d) Nitin Nohria.

3. Who was the CEO of Starbucks from 1987 through 2000?
(a) Howard Schultz.
(b) Lant Pritchett.
(c) Omid Kordestani.
(d) Meg Whitman.

4. According to the author in Chapter 7: “Don’t Leave Before You Leave,” what percentage of “highly qualified women with children are leaving careers, or ‘off-ramping,’ for a period of time” as a result of parenthood?
(a) 56%.
(b) 90%.
(c) 43%.
(d) 20%.

5. In “The New F-Word,” who is the college English professor that observed something strange in her Introduction to Feminist Studies course?
(a) Michele Elam.
(b) Judith Rodin.
(c) Marianne Cooper.
(d) Sally Ride.

6. According to the author in Chapter 11: “Working Together Toward Equality,” a recent survey showed that “high-potential women” working in business want to “pay it forward.” What percentage of these women had reached out to other women to help them develop their talents?
(a) 73%.
(b) 79%.
(c) 50%.
(d) 24%.

7. Who “joined Facebook in 2008 and held a number of jobs throughout the company in communications, human resources, and mobile products,” according to the author in Chapter 6: “Seek and Speak Your Truth”?
(a) Omid Kordestani.
(b) Alice Walker.
(c) Don Graham.
(d) Molly Graham.

8. What comic autobiography does the author cite by Tina Fey in Chapter 9: “The Myth of Doing It All”?
(a) Where in the World.
(b) Superwoman.
(c) Bossypants.
(d) Just Class.

9. What Stanford professor is cited in Chapter 11: “Working Together Toward Equality” as having said, “We need to look out for one another, work together, and act more like a coalition”?
(a) Cameron Anderson.
(b) Rosalind Einhorn.
(c) Deborah Gruenfeld.
(d) Judith Rodin.

10. Who is quoted in the final chapter as having said, “Our job is not to make young women grateful. It is to make them ungrateful so they keep going”?
(a) Rosalind Einhorn.
(b) Susan B. Anthony.
(c) Marlo Thomas.
(d) Emily White.

11. Who is the CEO of American Express that the author says acknowledges sexism and bias in his meetings, according to the author in Chapter 10: “Let’s Start Talking About It”?
(a) Cameron Anderson.
(b) Vittorio Colao.
(c) Ken Chenault.
(d) Frank Flynn.

12. What American physicist and astronaut became the first American woman in space in 1983?
(a) Sally Ride.
(b) Michele Elam.
(c) Rosalind Einhorn.
(d) Marianne Cooper.

13. 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”?
(a) Pattie Sellers.
(b) Priti Choksi.
(c) Emily White.
(d) Joanna Strober.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. 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”?

2. The author states in Chapter 6: “Seek and Speak Your Truth” that “the upside of painful knowledge is so much greater than” what?

3. In a 2007 study of well-educated professional women who had left the paid workforce, what percentage cited their husbands as a critical factor in their decision, according to the author in Chapter 8: “Make Your Partner a Real Partner”?

4. What magazine did Barnard president Debora Spar write to in 2012 discussing successful women and guilt, according to the author in Chapter 11: “Working Together Toward Equality”?

5. Who managed the Washington, D.C. office of McKinsey & Company in 1994 when Sheryl Sandberg interned there, according to the author in Chapter 9: “The Myth of Doing It All”?

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