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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Hooks said which of the following is most important for an effective educational process?
(a) Participation.
(b) The text used.
(c) Professionalism.
(d) Conflict.

2. At what point in her school career did Hooks' personal experience take place?
(a) During secondary school.
(b) During middle school.
(c) During elementary school.
(d) During undergraduate school.

3. According to Hooks in the continuation of Chapter 5, when is it important to consider the differences between classes?
(a) When establishing and maintaining theories.
(b) Considering class differences is a form of discrimination and should never be done.
(c) When maintaining theories.
(d) When establishing theories.

4. What did Hooks say about her interaction with white peers?
(a) There is a difference between the way she interacts with white peers and their interaction with each other.
(b) She does not play close attention to how they interact with each other.
(c) She does not interact with white peers.
(d) It is similar to the way they interact with each other.

5. What did Hooks believe about the best instructional teaching methods?
(a) All instructional teaching methods are created equal. There is no such thing as the "best instructional teaching methods."
(b) They discourage students' involvement.
(c) These methods are inherent and cannot be taught to teachers.
(d) They encourage students' involvement.

6. Whom did Hooks say writes the majority of feminist works?
(a) Privileged black women.
(b) Poor white women.
(c) Privileged white women.
(d) Poor black women.

7. In Chapter 4, what important tenet did Hooks repeat?
(a) This is about knowledge for freedom.
(b) This is about education for liberation.
(c) This is not about knowledge for freedom.
(d) This is not about education for liberation.

8. The bulk of Hooks' "Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom" cites which of the following?
(a) Comparison and contrast of several religions.
(b) Fractures in the justice system.
(c) A variety of differences.
(d) A variety of similarities.

9. At the end of Chapter 3, what school did Hooks mention?
(a) Northwestern University.
(b) Oberlin College.
(c) Columbia University.
(d) University of Massachusetts.

10. According to Hooks, what should be a teacher's role with regard to students within a classroom and their interaction with other students in the classroom?
(a) The teacher should request that the students only pay attention to the teacher.
(b) The teacher should encourage the interaction between the students.
(c) The teacher should not address the issue of interaction. He/she should allow the students to decide what is best.
(d) The teacher should discourage interaction between the students and the teacher. Ask the students to focus solely on the text.

11. How did Hooks write the essay in Chapter 4?
(a) In the form of a dialogue, of which she plays one part.
(b) From a first person point-of-view.
(c) From a third person point-of-view.
(d) In the form of a dialogue, of which she plays both parts.

12. Hooks said a woman with a high-paying career could represent which of the following?
(a) Success for the woman's husband.
(b) Financial failure.
(c) This is not an accurate picture of what women are capable of doing.
(d) Success for the woman.

13. When Hooks mentioned having meetings, who was initially a part of the meeting?
(a) Students and school administration.
(b) Teachers ONLY.
(c) Teachers and students.
(d) Teachers and school administration.

14. What did Hooks say she wants her readers to understand about the continuation of Chapter 5 with regard to analyzing theoretical works?
(a) The theoretical works of women are the only type that should be analyzed.
(b) It is impossible to analyze theoretical works accurately.
(c) It is partially about setting a standard and partially about holding to the standard.
(d) Theoretical works should only be analyzed by scholars.

15. What main concepts were used in Chapter 4?
(a) Social and economic status.
(b) Race and religion.
(c) Subject and object as roles and perspectives.
(d) Age and gender.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Hooks, what is the great road of progress for poor men and women with regard to employment?

2. What did Hooks say about the works that were published by the Latina theorist mentioned?

3. What type of thinking did Hooks say is crucial to the educational process?

4. In Chapter 5, what was the relationship status of Hooks' parents?

5. What type of tension did Hooks say is apparent in the teaching profession?

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