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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In Chapter 14, what did Hooks say has influenced the learning process?
2. What feeling towards men in her adult life did Hooks have as a result of her childhood?
3. What company published "Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom"?
(b) Penguin Group.
(d) Random House.
4. What is the last name of Hooks' friend mentioned in Chapter 13?
5. How did Hooks say black and white women are treated?
(a) They are treated as if they are second-class citizens.
(b) They are treated as if they are an important part of society.
(c) They are treated no differently than black and white men.
(d) They are treated as if they are in mutual sexual competition with each other.
6. According to Chapter 9, something about this book is symptomatic of what two things?
(a) Success and failure.
(b) Black and white.
(c) Good and bad.
(d) Prettiness and ugliness.
7. What did Hooks combine in Chapter 13?
(a) Love and marriage.
(b) Truth and fiction.
(c) Education and religion.
(d) Theory and practice.
8. Whom did Hooks thank as the first forum that allowed her talk about the main issue discussed in Chapter 15?
(a) A religious environment.
(b) Medical environment.
(c) Feminist environment.
(d) Environment of higher education.
9. What racial tension did Hooks mention in Chapter 12 that she mentioned in previous chapters?
(a) Tension between black men and white women.
(b) Tension between white men and black women.
(c) Tension between black and white women.
(d) Tension between black and white men.
10. Hooks began Chapter 10 by setting up the tension between what two groups?
(a) Americans and foreigners.
(b) Men and women.
(c) Black women and white women.
(d) Rich and poor.
11. What did Hooks say is now the reputation of feminist theory?
(a) It is understood but not taken seriously.
(b) It is respected.
(c) It is ignored by men.
(d) It is degraded.
12. How did many of Hooks' male students feel about gender issues?
(a) They felt like the issues of gender and sexism were not relevant to their lives and therefore, it is not necessary for them to learn about it.
(b) They felt like they already had a good grasp on the issues of gender and sexism.
(c) They felt like they were being pushed to learn about them and recognize sexism within society.
(d) They felt like the issues of gender and sexism do not exist.
13. Chapter 14 said that Chapter 15 is devoted to what type of issues?
14. 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 but rarely discussed.
(b) It is a minor issue that is often discussed.
(c) It is a major issue that is often discussed.
(d) It is a minor issue that is rarely discussed.
15. What is one problem Hooks addressed with regard to the works of blacks and women?
(a) When they are included but without any attendant changes in pedagogy.
(b) When they are not included and have attendant changes in pedagogy.
(c) When they are not included and therefore have no attendant changes in pedagogy.
(d) When they are included and have attendant changes in pedagogy.
Short Answer Questions
1. In the context of class, what did Hooks say could happen to the status of the black partner within an interracial (black/white) relationship?
2. What did Hooks say about the set of actions of behaviors that teachers can exhibit?
3. According to Chapter 9, what is much of "Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom" about?
4. What did Hooks write about people who are experiencing very oppressive conditions?
5. What is the topic of the great leap forward that Hooks received from one of her male students?
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