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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of the following did Hooks say is a feminist statement?
(a) Her husband will not allow her to pursue career efforts.
(b) She is not sure if she is intelligent enough to pursue career efforts.
(c) Her husband supported her inherent career efforts.
(d) Her husband sourced and encouraged his wife to pursue career efforts.

2. What did Hooks mention as a tool that cuts both ways with regard to progress?
(a) Judgmental attitude.
(b) Dishonesty.
(c) Love.
(d) Honesty.

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

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

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

6. 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) The theoretical works of women are the only type that should be analyzed.
(c) Theoretical works should only be analyzed by scholars.
(d) It is partially about setting a standard and partially about holding to the standard.

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

8. 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 NOT the same.
(c) They have similarities but are not exactly the same.
(d) They are exactly the same.

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

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

11. What type of writing was Chapter 2 initially going to be?
(a) Poem.
(b) Essay.
(c) Song lyrics.
(d) Play.

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

13. In terms of race, what type of attitude did Hooks discuss in Chapter 5?
(a) Integration and equality.
(b) Black supremacy.
(c) White supremacy.
(d) Separate but equal.

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

15. What did the theorist mentioned in Chapter 7 say about himself?
(a) She did what she could but what she could was absolutely limited by her own femaleness.
(b) Her ideas are superior to those of his male counterparts.
(c) He did what he could but what he could was absolutely limited by his own maleness.
(d) His ideas are superior to those of his female counterparts.

Short Answer Questions

1. Hooks' intellectual influence wrote with the biases of what?

2. What is different about the way Hooks prints her pseudonym on the cover of the book than you would find on most books?

3. In the continuation of Chapter 5, what did Hooks think about the interracial atmosphere?

4. Who was one of Hooks' intellectual influences?

5. When Hooks mentioned having meetings, who was initially a part of the meeting?

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