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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was the first observation that Hooks makes with regard to the main issue she is going to talk about in Chapter 15?
(a) It is a major issue that is often discussed.
(b) It is a minor issue that is rarely discussed.
(c) It is a major issue but rarely discussed.
(d) It is a minor issue that is often discussed.

2. Which of the following is one type of course that Hooks has taught?
(a) Black literature.
(b) Mathematics.
(c) Sociology.
(d) English.

3. What type of market did "Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom" appeal to?
(a) Students and faculty of secondary schools.
(b) Those outside of universities.
(c) Students within universities.
(d) Faculty within universities.

4. In terms of sharing their input, what did Hooks say about how many of her students feel?
(a) They can freely share their input.
(b) They may be able to freely share but they aren't sure.
(c) They do not think sharing their input is beneficial. Only the teacher's point-of-view should be heard.
(d) They cannot freely share their input.

5. Whom did Hooks thank as the first forum that allowed her talk about the main issue discussed in Chapter 15?
(a) Medical environment.
(b) Environment of higher education.
(c) Feminist environment.
(d) A religious environment.

6. What did Hooks say the American population is going to be a reconfiguration of?
(a) Melting pot of minorities.
(b) Total segregation of all races.
(c) One race.
(d) Separate but equal races.

7. According to Hooks, the absence of _____ freed her mind.
(a) Her compassion for others.
(b) Her students.
(c) The thought of what she would be like as a professor.
(d) Her father.

8. What did Hooks say about the presence of a teacher in a classroom?
(a) It is necessary.
(b) It is not necessary.
(c) It is unappreciated.
(d) It is appreciated but not necessary.

9. In terms of feminist scholarship, what did Hooks say she was thankful for?
(a) She was thankful that it has become safer for women to do the work necessary.
(b) She was thankful that she has received little opposition along the way.
(c) She was thankful that there have been many books written to support the cause.
(d) She was thankful that many of her male colleagues have agreed to help her.

10. In what two contexts did Hooks talk about white men and black women?
(a) Slavery and freedom.
(b) Educated and uneducated.
(c) From the northern region of the United States and from the southern region of the United States.
(d) Lawyers and non-lawyers.

11. What is the great leap forward that Hooks received from one of her male students?
(a) Music.
(b) A poem.
(c) A speech.
(d) A novel.

12. What feeling towards men in her adult life did Hooks have as a result of her childhood?
(a) Fear.
(b) Love.
(c) Admiration.
(d) Confidence.

13. How did Hooks say black and white women are treated?
(a) They are treated as if they are an important part of society.
(b) They are treated no differently than black and white men.
(c) They are treated as if they are in mutual sexual competition with each other.
(d) They are treated as if they are second-class citizens.

14. According to Hooks, who are more vulnerable to white men than white women?
(a) Black men.
(b) Hispanic men.
(c) Chinese women.
(d) Black women.

15. According to Chapter 9, something about this book is symptomatic of what two things?
(a) Success and failure.
(b) Prettiness and ugliness.
(c) Black and white.
(d) Good and bad.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Hooks say affects how she subjectively relates to teaching?

2. Hooks began Chapter 10 by setting up the tension between what two groups?

3. In Chapter 12, what did Hooks say about the experience of white women?

4. Hooks said that many white women are racist in what ways?

5. Who did Hooks say is expected to accept a greater degree of being silenced?

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