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Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

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

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

5. Whose theoretical work did Hooks say may not properly be assessed?
(a) That of white women.
(b) That of "colored men."
(c) That of white men.
(d) That of "colored women."

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

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

8. What example did Hooks give of something a woman has done to build a solid female intellectual tradition ?
(a) When Hooks published "Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom".
(b) When Hooks' sister washed the dishes of a prominent businessman.
(c) When Hooks' mother gave birth to her and her siblings.
(d) When Hooks graduated from high school.

9. What was the first topic that Hooks talked about in Chapter 3?
(a) How the involvement of students is what makes or breaks the success of a teacher.
(b) How the classroom should not be the main venue for teaching. It begins at home.
(c) How becoming a teacher can be beneficial to the individual as well as his / her students.
(d) How to implement the transformations within the classroom that multiculturalism requires.

10. 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.

11. In Chapter 1, what did Hooks say with regard to all-black schools and the education process?
(a) The education process used is different from the process used in integrated schools.
(b) They strictly encourage the growth of the education process.
(c) They strictly undercut the growth of the education process.
(d) They are equally prone to undercut and to encourage the growth of the education process.

12. Who was one of Hooks' intellectual influences?
(a) Maya Angelou.
(b) Sigmund Freud.
(c) Galileo.
(d) Paulo Freire.

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

14. Which of the following is a factor that Hooks said affected her career path?
(a) Religious beliefs.
(b) Educational background.
(c) Gender.
(d) Age.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Hooks believe about the best instructional teaching methods?

2. What did Hooks say about the psyche of women?

3. What type of writing was Chapter 2 initially going to be?

4. Chapter 4 is an essay that mainly talked about how the works of Hooks' intellectual influence has been what?

5. According to Hooks, students many times believe that learning is what?

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