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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
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 have peace in their hearts but it's okay to sometimes exhibit behaviors that show there is tension.
(c) They should create and maintain peace.
(d) They should not have interaction with those who have formerly oppressed them.
2. What did Hooks say should replace the hierarchies that are dismantled?
(a) She says tolerance should replace the hierarchies.
(b) She does not mention what should replace the hierarchies.
(c) She says feminism should replace the hierarchies.
(d) She says love should replace the hierarchies.
3. Hooks used Chapter 9 to do what with many of her ideas?
(b) Attribute to others.
4. What did Hooks say is now the reputation of feminist theory?
(a) It is degraded.
(b) It is understood but not taken seriously.
(c) It is ignored by men.
(d) It is respected.
5. What did Hooks say about black authors and feminist authors?
(a) They are NOT automatically one in the same.
(b) Their works are accepted by mainstream.
(c) Their works are NOT accepted by mainstream.
(d) They are automatically one in the same.
6. Chapter 14 said that Chapter 15 is devoted to what type of issues?
7. What group of students did Hooks find is hardest to teach?
(a) Those who are male.
(b) Those who are white.
(c) Those who are black.
(d) Those who are suspicious.
8. 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 were being pushed to learn about them and recognize sexism within society.
(c) They felt like they already had a good grasp on the issues of gender and sexism.
(d) They felt like the issues of gender and sexism do not exist.
9. Hooks began Chapter 10 by setting up the tension between what two groups?
(a) Americans and foreigners.
(b) Rich and poor.
(c) Black women and white women.
(d) Men and women.
10. What did Hooks say about the presence of a teacher in a classroom?
(a) It is necessary.
(b) It is unappreciated.
(c) It is appreciated but not necessary.
(d) It is not necessary.
11. What did Hooks discuss in Chapter 13?
(c) African American Studies.
12. 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 white American female situation.
(b) She hopes it will not create a biased perspective on the white American female situation.
(c) She hopes it will not create a biased perspective on the black American female situation.
(d) She hopes it will create an unbiased perspective on the black American female situation.
13. What did Hooks say affects how she subjectively relates to teaching?
(a) Other people's opinions of her.
(b) Only her preconceived notions.
(c) Only the lack of preconceived notions.
(d) Preconceived notions and lack thereof.
14. Hooks discussed the limitations of what?
15. 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 minor issue that is often discussed.
(b) It is a minor issue that is rarely discussed.
(c) It is a major issue but rarely discussed.
(d) It is a major issue that is often discussed.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to Chapter 10, many believed sexual relationships across racial boundaries are which of the following?
2. Chapter 14 said that it is also often the case that there is a particular strain of _____.
3. What did Hooks combine in Chapter 13?
4. According to Hooks, who are more vulnerable to white men than white women?
5. What did Hooks learn specifically about young, black men in terms of how they feel about social issues (i.e. sexism, racism)?
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