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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What did Hooks write about people who are experiencing very oppressive conditions?
(a) If it's not affecting one directly, he/she should not worry about it.
(b) All should be sensitive to those people.
(c) They are experiencing the oppression because they deserve it.
(d) They should deflect that oppression onto others.
2. During the experiences mentioned in Chapter 8, silence of what issues ended for Hooks?
(a) Matters of race, class, and religion.
(b) Matters of insecurities, age, and class.
(c) Matters of race, class, and gender.
(d) Matters of discrimination, politics, and age.
3. What did Hooks discuss in Chapter 13?
(c) African American Studies.
4. 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.
5. What was the major problem Hooks faced within the patriarchal framework?
(a) Class distinction.
(c) Age discrimination.
6. When Hooks was speaking of oppression in Chapter 8, to whom was she referring?
(b) Women in the workplace.
(d) Elderly men and women.
7. What did Hooks say the American population is going to be a reconfiguration of?
(a) Separate but equal races.
(b) One race.
(c) Melting pot of minorities.
(d) Total segregation of all races.
8. Hooks said what of each region of the United States?
(a) They have their own demographics and types of people.
(b) They have their own demographics and types of religion.
(c) They have their own ideas and language.
(d) They have their own language and types of people.
9. What did Hooks say about the set of actions of behaviors that teachers can exhibit?
(a) They are plentiful.
(b) They are limited.
(c) They are standard across the board.
(d) They vary from time to time.
10. In which of the following did Hooks NOT say the patriarchal structure was the ruling force of?
(b) Community at large.
11. According to Chapter 9, something about this book is symptomatic of what two things?
(a) Black and white.
(b) Success and failure.
(c) Good and bad.
(d) Prettiness and ugliness.
12. What did Hooks say about the presence of a teacher in a classroom?
(a) It is unappreciated.
(b) It is appreciated but not necessary.
(c) It is necessary.
(d) It is not necessary.
13. Hooks discussed the limitations of what?
14. According to Hooks, who are more vulnerable to white men than white women?
(a) Hispanic men.
(b) Chinese women.
(c) Black women.
(d) Black men.
15. What problem did Hooks say white women face in terms of white men?
(a) The ability to prevent white men from becoming sexually involved with black women.
(b) The ability to prevent white men from physically abusing them.
(c) The ability to persuade white men that they too should have the right to be educated.
(d) The ability to convince them that they should receive equal pay for the same jobs they do as white men.
Short Answer Questions
1. How did many of Hooks' male students feel about gender issues?
2. What did Hooks think is necessary to dismantle?
3. In what two contexts did Hooks talk about white men and black women?
4. Hooks used Chapter 9 to do what with many of her ideas?
5. What did Hooks say is considered by some to be a form of liberation for poor, working women?
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