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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What relationship did Hooks say the formerly oppressed should have with former oppressors?
(a) They should express overt hatred.
(b) They should not have interaction with those who have formerly oppressed them.
(c) They should have peace in their hearts but it's okay to sometimes exhibit behaviors that show there is tension.
(d) They should create and maintain peace.

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

3. What did Chapter 14 say about the role the students say the teacher has in the learning process?
(a) Teachers encourage the opinions of the students only when they agree with his or hers. When their opinions do not agree with the teacher's, he or she discourages it.
(b) Teachers do not encourage or discourage the students from being heard.
(c) Teachers encourage the opinions of the students.
(d) Teachers prevent their (the students') voices from being heard.

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

5. What did Hooks say would be the experience for American blacks?
(a) How it feels when your minority is not the main one.
(b) How it feels when your minority is the main one.
(c) How it feels when you transform from a minority to the majority race.
(d) How it feels to not be considered a minority or majority race.

6. During the experiences mentioned in Chapter 8, silence of what issues ended for Hooks?
(a) Matters of race, class, and religion.
(b) Matters of race, class, and gender.
(c) Matters of insecurities, age, and class.
(d) Matters of discrimination, politics, and age.

7. 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.

8. Hooks said that many white women are racist in what ways?
(a) Complexity or actively and intentionally.
(b) Complexity or inactively and unintentionally.
(c) Complicity or actively and intentionally.
(d) Complicity or inactively and unintentionally.

9. Chapter 14 said that Chapter 15 is devoted to what type of issues?
(a) Educational.
(b) Class.
(c) Age.
(d) Race.

10. According to Hooks, where and how to teach greatly affects whom?
(a) Teachers only.
(b) School administrators.
(c) Students only.
(d) Both students and teachers.

11. In Chapter 12, what did Hooks say about the experience of white women?
(a) It was a good mix of having similarities with non-white women and being very different from non-white women.
(b) It was completely different from the experience of non-white women.
(c) It was the same as the experience of non-white women.
(d) Hooks does not mention the experience of white women in Chapter 12.

12. What is one problem Hooks addressed with regard to the works of blacks and women?
(a) When they are not included and therefore have no attendant changes in pedagogy.
(b) When they are included but without any attendant changes in pedagogy.
(c) When they are not included and have attendant changes in pedagogy.
(d) When they are included and have attendant changes in pedagogy.

13. Who was the main target audience of this book?
(a) Black women.
(b) White women.
(c) White men.
(d) Black men.

14. What did Hooks say is now the reputation of feminist theory?
(a) It is ignored by men.
(b) It is respected.
(c) It is degraded.
(d) It is understood but not taken seriously.

15. According to Chapter 10, many believed sexual relationships across racial boundaries are which of the following?
(a) Legal but not welcomed.
(b) A welcomed change.
(c) Illegal.
(d) Taboo.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was the profession of Hooks' friend?

2. According to Hooks, the absence of _____ freed her mind.

3. According to Chapter 9, what is much of "Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom" about?

4. In Chapter 8, Hooks spoke of the importance of doing what to people?

5. What effect does Hooks hope "Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom" will have on society?

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