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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What type of thinking did Hooks say is crucial to the educational process?
(a) Corporate.
(b) Independent.
(c) Sporadic.
(d) Creative.

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

3. How did Hooks describe the works of the Latina theorist introduced in Chapter 5?
(a) Captivates its readers by presenting blatant untruths.
(b) Explains the importance of compromise in a world of dominance and oppression.
(c) Having some mystique and a possibly puzzling or unexpected power.
(d) Spellbinding yet easily understood.

4. Hooks said that sometimes oppression is the result of the need to find better ways of aligning what?
(a) Emotional forces.
(b) Physical forces.
(c) Religious forces.
(d) Social forces.

5. How did Hooks compare the characteristics of middle and upper class women to men of the same class?
(a) They are different but equal.
(b) They are exactly the same.
(c) They have similarities but are not exactly the same.
(d) They are NOT the same.

6. What did Hooks say about the work options for poorer people?
(a) They are plentiful.
(b) They are jobs that will never allow for promotion.
(c) They are somewhat restricted.
(d) They are jobs that the poor would enjoy.

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

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

9. What did Hooks say about some deceptions?
(a) They can be used to create painful histories.
(b) They can be used to alleviate painful histories.
(c) They can be used to create psychological distress.
(d) They can be used to alleviate psychological distress associated with painful histories.

10. At the beginning of Chapter 4, Hooks gave the audience her true name. What is it?
(a) Sally Williams.
(b) Amy Wright.
(c) Gloria Watkins.
(d) Elizabeth Brown.

11. In Chapter 5, Hooks brought up the idea of race in what type of atmosphere?
(a) Social.
(b) Academic.
(c) Poor.
(d) Hostile.

12. What did Hooks say about the psyche of women?
(a) It is very stable.
(b) It is many times fragile.
(c) It is equal to that of men.
(d) It is delusional.

13. According to Hooks, when is the profession of teaching best served?
(a) When a teacher receives an award or promotion for a job well done.
(b) When a teacher does so with the idea that he/she is nurturing free adults.
(c) When the parents of the students compliment the teacher's progress.
(d) When all students understand what is being taught.

14. What personal experience did Hooks talk about in Chapter 2?
(a) Gender identification within schools.
(b) Racial integration of schools.
(c) Class discrimination in schools.
(d) Racial segregation of schools.

15. What is different about the way Hooks prints her pseudonym on the cover of the book than you would find on most books?
(a) It takes up the entire cover.
(b) It is written in all capital letters.
(c) It consists of no capital letters.
(d) It is circled.

Short Answer Questions

1. What type of theorist is the Latina theorist mentioned in Chapter 5?

2. What is an example that Hooks gave of something of male effort that women benefit from in everyday life?

3. What did Hooks feel like she was always punished for?

4. At the end of Chapter 3, what school did Hooks mention?

5. What was the first topic that Hooks talked about in Chapter 3?

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