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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did Hooks say should replace the hierarchies that are dismantled?
(a) She says tolerance should replace the hierarchies.
(b) She says feminism should replace the hierarchies.
(c) She says love should replace the hierarchies.
(d) She does not mention what should replace the hierarchies.

2. What did Hooks say about most white people during the period of slavery?
(a) They wanted to implement integration.
(b) They were racist.
(c) They owned many slaves.
(d) They were too poor to own slaves.

3. Which of the following is one type of course that Hooks has taught?
(a) English.
(b) Mathematics.
(c) Black literature.
(d) Sociology.

4. In what two contexts did Hooks talk about white men and black women?
(a) Lawyers and non-lawyers.
(b) From the northern region of the United States and from the southern region of the United States.
(c) Slavery and freedom.
(d) Educated and uneducated.

5. What is the great leap forward that Hooks received from one of her male students?
(a) Music.
(b) A speech.
(c) A poem.
(d) A novel.

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

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

8. In Chapter 12, Hooks reminded her readers of what being used in her childhood home?
(a) Violence.
(b) Selfishness.
(c) Nothing but love.
(d) Feminist theory.

9. What feeling towards men in her adult life did Hooks have as a result of her childhood?
(a) Love.
(b) Confidence.
(c) Admiration.
(d) Fear.

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

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

12. The friend of whom Hooks speaks in Chapter 13, is of what race?
(a) Asian.
(b) Hispanic.
(c) African American.
(d) Caucasian.

13. According to Chapter 9, what is much of "Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom" about?
(a) Obvious and subtle reasons why her work hasn't been published by a certain press.
(b) How to find and marry the person one loves.
(c) The establishment of the Feminist movement.
(d) Ways to defy the ruling political party.

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

15. Hooks said what of each region of the United States?
(a) They have their own demographics and types of religion.
(b) They have their own ideas and language.
(c) They have their own language and types of people.
(d) They have their own demographics and types of people.

Short Answer Questions

1. What racial tension did Hooks mention in Chapter 12 that she mentioned in previous chapters?

2. Hooks began Chapter 10 by setting up the tension between what two groups?

3. According to Hooks, when is the system of oppression appropriate?

4. What did Hooks say affects how she subjectively relates to teaching?

5. What did Hooks think is necessary to dismantle?

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