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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did Hooks feel like she was always punished for?
(a) Not washing the dishes.
(b) Questioning the matriarchal order.
(c) Fighting with her siblings.
(d) Questioning the patriarchal order.

2. Which school year reunion did Hooks mention in Chapter 2?
(a) 15th year.
(b) 30th year.
(c) 20th year.
(d) 10th year.

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

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

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

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

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

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

9. 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 represents success.
(c) It is the norm. All men have high-paying careers.
(d) The man becomes more attractive to women.

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

11. 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 all students understand what is being taught.
(c) When the parents of the students compliment the teacher's progress.
(d) When a teacher does so with the idea that he/she is nurturing free adults.

12. How did Hooks say her work is often received by its readers?
(a) It is incorporated into the text of many classes.
(b) It is criticized.
(c) It is well liked.
(d) It is ignored.

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

14. What is the technical term for teaching?
(a) Sociology.
(b) Pedagogy.
(c) None of the answers is correct.
(d) Educating.

15. What did Hooks say about male colleagues' lack of interest or unwillingness to listen to his female counterparts?
(a) It's painful for women.
(b) It's NOT painful for men or women.
(c) It's painful for men and women.
(d) It's painful for men.

Short Answer Questions

1. What type of person did Hooks say would most likely recognize how significant her work is?

2. In Chapter 5, Hooks brought up the idea of race in what type of atmosphere?

3. The bulk of Hooks' "Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom" cites which of the following?

4. In Hooks' experience, what type of classes promotes a very high degree of the freedom of student involvement?

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

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