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Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. In which of the following did Hooks NOT say the patriarchal structure was the ruling force of?
(a) School.
(b) Community at large.
(c) Church.
(d) Home.

3. In the context of class, what did Hooks say could happen to the status of the black partner within an interracial (black/white) relationship?
(a) It could stay the same.
(b) It could stay the same for the first year, then improve afterwards.
(c) It could worsen.
(d) It could improve.

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

5. What did Hooks say about black authors and feminist authors?
(a) They are NOT automatically one in the same.
(b) Their works are NOT accepted by mainstream.
(c) They are automatically one in the same.
(d) Their works are accepted by mainstream.

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

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

8. What did Hooks say about the set of actions of behaviors that teachers can exhibit?
(a) They vary from time to time.
(b) They are limited.
(c) They are plentiful.
(d) They are standard across the board.

9. What did Hooks say women needed to move forward with?
(a) The social equivalent of objectives.
(b) The social equivalent of mission statements.
(c) The emotional equivalent of objectives.
(d) The emotional equivalent of mission statements.

10. When Hooks teaches feminist theory classes that include a majority of white women, what interest does she find that many of the women have in feminist theory?
(a) How it could improve life for bisexual or homosexual women.
(b) How it could improve life for black women.
(c) How it could worsen life for men who believe in the patriarchal system.
(d) How it could improve life for non-bisexual and non-homosexual white women.

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

12. Hooks said a woman's attachment to a given man could do what?
(a) Diminish her social status.
(b) Improve her social class.
(c) Increase her self-esteem.
(d) Not affect her social status.

13. How did Hooks view the instructional methods used by teachers?
(a) There are not many to choose from.
(b) They vary according to the gender of the teacher.
(c) There are many to choose from.
(d) They vary according to the region of the country in which one lives.

14. According to Hooks, when did racial distinctions become more pronounced?
(a) When the gender difference has been established and racially integrated.
(b) When the age difference has been established and racially integrated.
(c) When the religious difference has been established and racially integrated.
(d) When the gender difference has been established and sexually integrated.

15. What type of experiences did Hooks write about in Chapter 8?
(a) Moving.
(b) Singing.
(c) Writing.
(d) Cooking.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Hooks say about the gender gap between black men and white women?

2. What is the last name of Hooks' friend mentioned in Chapter 13?

3. How did Hooks say her students feel about the input they have to offer?

4. According to Chapter 10, during the period of slavery, owning what made the distinction between the wealthy and the poor?

5. In what year was "Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom" published?

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