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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. ___________ is the fury of those who do not share our goals and its object is death and destruction.
(a) Anger.
(b) Segregation.
(c) Disgust.
(d) Hatred.

2. What is the name of Audre Lorde's son who is featured within this section of the book?
(a) Terrence.
(b) Jonathan.
(c) Michael.
(d) Jackson.

3. Many women seem to dismiss Audre Lorde's anger as something which is ___________ or useless, but Lorde sees it as useful.
(a) Ignorance.
(b) Unfounded.
(c) Disruptive.
(d) Blameless.

4. What does Audre Lorde feel can be achieved when people begin to recognize the differences in each other?
(a) True unity.
(b) Peace.
(c) Honor.
(d) Commitment.

5. Outsiders are like ___________ within a society which is based on profits, according to Audre Lorde.
(a) Echoes.
(b) Waste.
(c) Children.
(d) Surplus people.

6. Audre Lorde talks about how ___________ favored her lighter skinned sisters over her during her life.
(a) Her aunt.
(b) Her mother.
(c) Her grandma.
(d) Her father.

7. It becomes necessary to expose the _________________ that can tear a community apart in order to be successful.
(a) Internal bickering.
(b) Women's needs.
(c) Anger of the men.
(d) Oppressive values.

8. The idea of a __________ is a tool which actively serves to separate the young from the old, according to Audre Lorde.
(a) Generation gap.
(b) Glass ceiling.
(c) Time warp.
(d) Class system.

9. There is a long history of support and the _________ of power within the black female community, according to Audre Lorde.
(a) Rescinding.
(b) Taking.
(c) Sharing.
(d) Dividing.

10. Audre Lorde does point out that sons of lesbians have the advantage of having seen their mothers' blueprints for ____________.
(a) Survival.
(b) Action.
(c) Truth.
(d) Power.

11. Audre Lorde believes that enabling her children to be ___________ with themselves is one of the best gifts she has given them.
(a) Sad.
(b) Honest.
(c) Content.
(d) Happy.

12. Audre Lorde posits that black women have troubles connecting with each other because of a fear of each other's __________.
(a) Family.
(b) Story.
(c) Anger.
(d) Power.

13. ___________ based on anger can only destroy the past and is incapable of helping to build a new future.
(a) Power.
(b) Strength.
(c) Movements.
(d) Ideas.

14. Where was Audre Lorde when she learned that Martin Luther King had been killed?
(a) Carnegie Hall.
(b) On a walk through town.
(c) Church.
(d) Home.

15. Audre Lorde learned from the 1960s that she needed to define ____________ for herself and not let others do this job.
(a) Truth.
(b) Anger.
(c) Honor.
(d) Herself.

Short Answer Questions

1. Instead of telling her son to fight the bullies, Audre Lorde tells her son about how she __________________.

2. What is NOT one of the viewpoints which is being discussed on the panel which Audre Lorde is on?

3. In the end of Malcolm X's life, he began to bridge the gap between himself and ____________, according to Audre Lorde.

4. The _________ of ideas in the movement of the 1960s is one of the lessons which Audre Lorde says must be learned.

5. Who commissioned the conversation between Audre Lorde and Adrienne Rich as it happens in this chapter?

(see the answer keys)

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