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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Hooks said who must be happy in order for education to be most effective?
(a) Administration, teachers, and students.
(b) Teacher and students.
(c) Teacher ONLY.
(d) Students ONLY.

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

3. Chapter 6 mentioned what type of divisions between minority groups?
(a) Class.
(b) Age.
(c) Gender.
(d) Race.

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

5. Hooks said when creating and sustaining theories, what difference is important to consider?
(a) Political.
(b) Racial.
(c) Gender.
(d) Religious.

6. What is an example that Hooks gave of something of male effort that women benefit from in everyday life?
(a) Employment.
(b) Marriage.
(c) Childbirth.
(d) Sewage systems.

7. What theorist did Hooks mention at the end of Chapter 7?
(a) Adler.
(b) Freud.
(c) Harlow.
(d) Bowlby.

8. Hooks said in the meetings, there were remarks made that could be considered which of the following?
(a) Political or racist.
(b) Racist or sexist.
(c) Religious or sexist.
(d) Religious or political.

9. How did Hooks feel within her family?
(a) Like the most liked of the children.
(b) Like a burden.
(c) Like an outsider.
(d) Like the one who had to take charge.

10. According to Hooks, what group of people were the masterminds behind the control system?
(a) Hispanic men.
(b) White men.
(c) All men.
(d) Asian men.

11. In Chapter 5, what was the relationship status of Hooks' parents?
(a) Married and living together.
(b) Married but separated.
(c) Never married but are a part of the children's lives.
(d) Divorced.

12. What did Hooks say about a wealthy woman who works by choice?
(a) She is selfish for not wanting to stay at home with her children.
(b) She usually works jobs that do pay a lot of money.
(c) This is a form of progress.
(d) She usually works jobs that do not pay a lot of money.

13. 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) A variety of similarities.
(c) A variety of differences.
(d) Fractures in the justice system.

14. Which of the following is stated in Chapter 6 about a man who has a high-paying career?
(a) The man becomes more important to society.
(b) It is the norm. All men have high-paying careers.
(c) It represents success.
(d) The man becomes more attractive to women.

15. What need/expectation did Hooks say is common in poorer women?
(a) To have children.
(b) To get married.
(c) To obtain a post-secondary school degree.
(d) To earn money.

Short Answer Questions

1. Chapter 6 said that Hooks' works include the framework that consists of analysis that is what?

2. What did Hooks believe blacks had to do in order to attend traditionally white schools?

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

4. What did Hooks mention as a tool that cuts both ways with regard to progress?

5. What did Hooks notice between white women?

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