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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was the major problem Hooks faced within the patriarchal framework?
(a) Racism.
(b) Class distinction.
(c) Sexism.
(d) Age discrimination.

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

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

4. What effect does Hooks hope "Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom" will have on society?
(a) She hopes it will create an unbiased perspective on the black American female situation.
(b) She hopes it will not create a biased perspective on the white American female situation.
(c) She hopes it will create an unbiased perspective on the white American female situation.
(d) She hopes it will not create a biased perspective on the black American female situation.

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

6. How did Hooks say her students feel about the input they have to offer?
(a) It has its place but not in the academic environment.
(b) It's not valuable.
(c) It may be valuable but they are not sure.
(d) It's valuable.

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

8. What did Hooks write about people who are experiencing very oppressive conditions?
(a) They are experiencing the oppression because they deserve it.
(b) If it's not affecting one directly, he/she should not worry about it.
(c) They should deflect that oppression onto others.
(d) All should be sensitive to those people.

9. What is the last name of Hooks' friend mentioned in Chapter 13?
(a) Scapp.
(b) Dunlap.
(c) Bapp.
(d) Klapp.

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

11. Hooks discussed the limitations of what?
(a) Language.
(b) Thoughts.
(c) Men.
(d) Women.

12. What did Hooks say affects how she subjectively relates to teaching?
(a) Only the lack of preconceived notions.
(b) Preconceived notions and lack thereof.
(c) Only her preconceived notions.
(d) Other people's opinions of her.

13. What did Hooks learn specifically about young, black men in terms of how they feel about social issues (i.e. sexism, racism)?
(a) Young, black men feel like the issue of sexism experienced by their female counterparts is more of a problem within society than the racism they face.
(b) Young, black men feel like they are already greatly hurt by racism so there was nothing left to bother them.
(c) Young, black men believe sexism and racism are equally oppressive.
(d) Young, black men feel like they are highly favored in society and therefore have no concern with social issues.

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

15. What did Hooks say is the most important thing for students and teachers to help implement improved strategies?
(a) Complacency.
(b) Fear.
(c) Monologue.
(d) Dialogue.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Hooks say is now the reputation of feminist theory?

2. Whom did Hooks thank as the first forum that allowed her talk about the main issue discussed in Chapter 15?

3. Hooks used Chapter 9 to do what with many of her ideas?

4. Which of the following is one type of course that Hooks has taught?

5. What did Hooks combine in Chapter 13?

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