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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which category does Dr. Pipher indicate that most fathers fall into?
(a) Most fathers are abusive
(b) Most fathers are distant
(c) Most fathers are supportive
(d) Most fathers are reluctant

2. Which of the following themes does not appear to be rooted in cultural ideals rather than personality development according to Dr. Pipher?
(a) Fear of rejection
(b) Need for perfection
(c) Preoccupation with weight
(d) Parental relationships

3. How does Dr. Pipher describe adolescent girls?
(a) Unrealistic girls
(b) Female impersonators
(c) Unpleasing souls
(d) Adult-haters

4. When does Dr. Pipher indicate that Polly began to become confused and withdrawn?
(a) She withdrew once she entered school
(b) She withdrew when she started to like boys
(c) She withdrew when she entered adolescence
(d) She withdrew after she moved to a new home

5. Why does Dr. Pipher believe that bright, sensitive girls are more at risk for problems?
(a) They are aware of the conflicting forces in their lives
(b) They do not see enough realistic female role models
(c) Women are too highly sexualized
(d) They are exposed to more anti-female writings

6. How does Pipher define authenticity?
(a) Owning all experiences
(b) Owning all experiences that are not traumatic
(c) Disowning all experiences
(d) Owning all experiences that are socially acceptable

7. Which of the following descriptors can be used to describe the emotions of an adolescent girl?
(a) Extreme and inconsistent
(b) Developed but over-reactive
(c) Full of perspective
(d) Devastating at times

8. What choice does Alice Miller indicate young children have to make?
(a) Be honest or loved
(b) Be authentic or deceitful
(c) Be authentic or hateful
(d) Be honest or dishonest

9. What does Dr. Pipher believe is the underlying reason for Holly's attachment to Lyle?
(a) Her loss of her mother
(b) Her desire for affection
(c) She begins sexual activity at a young age
(d) She is rebelling against her children

10. About how many children does Dr. Pipher indicate come from, or spend a part of, their childhood in a single parent home?
(a) Seven Eighths
(b) One fourth
(c) Half
(d) Three fourths

11. What speculation does Pipher make about girls who are raised to be open-minded and curious?
(a) They may be faced with too many choices
(b) They may be struggle more than others to find themselves
(c) They may be overwhelmed by the turmoil of adolescence
(d) They may be unsure of themselves

12. Which type of parents have teens who are impulsive, irresponsible and dependent?
(a) Authoritarian high in control and low in acceptance parents
(b) Authoritarian low in control and high in acceptance parents
(c) Indulgent high in control and low in acceptance parents
(d) Indulgent low in control and high in acceptance parents

13. Which of the following is not an accurate description of how divorce makes adolescents feel?
(a) Embarrassed
(b) Angry
(c) Self-absorbed
(d) Abandoned

14. Where does Dr. Pipher indicate an adolescent who is untroubled usually looks for guidance?
(a) To her parents
(b) Within herself
(c) To adult role models
(d) To her peers

15. Which of the following was not used to describe the values of yesterday described in this chapter?
(a) They were racist
(b) They were unintroduced
(c) They were sexist
(d) They were patriarchal

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Pipher compare the goal of mass media to in relation to parents' goals of helping children stay happy and well adjusted?

2. Who does Dr. Pipher indicate is actually more responsible for raising strong daughters?

3. What contradiction does Pipher describe in relation to what parents share with their children?

4. When Hamlet rejects Ophelia for being obedient to her father what happens to her?

5. Which of the following finishes the following conflicting messages: Girls should be independent but _____________.

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