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Multiple Choice Questions

1. According to Chapter 10, during the period of slavery, owning what made the distinction between the wealthy and the poor?
(a) Horses.
(b) Land.
(c) Children.
(d) Clothing.

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

3. 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 non-bisexual and non-homosexual white women.
(c) How it could improve life for black women.
(d) How it could worsen life for men who believe in the patriarchal system.

4. 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.

5. 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.

6. What did Hooks say about the gender gap between black men and white women?
(a) Due to the major differences of the groups, they have immense hate and disdain for each other.
(b) It is sometimes improved by sexual attraction and interest.
(c) The gap is too great for the two groups ever to consider having dealings with each other.
(d) There is no gender gap between the two groups.

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

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

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

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

11. 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 compassion for others.
(d) Her students.

12. What is a difference between the upbringing of Hooks and her friend?
(a) There is no difference. They both have a rural upbringing.
(b) She has a rural upbringing while he has an urban upbringing.
(c) She has an urban upbringing while he has a rural upbringing.
(d) She has a suburban upbringing while he has an urban upbringing.

13. Hooks discussed the limitations of what?
(a) Thoughts.
(b) Women.
(c) Language.
(d) Men.

14. According to Chapter 9, individuals from what portion of Asia make up the dominant minority group in a number of places in the US?
(a) North.
(b) South.
(c) East.
(d) West.

15. Hooks used Chapter 9 to do what with many of her ideas?
(a) Retract.
(b) Discredit.
(c) Attribute to others.
(d) Clarify.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Hooks think is necessary to dismantle?

2. What did Hooks write about people who are experiencing very oppressive conditions?

3. What did Hooks say should replace the hierarchies that are dismantled?

4. What type of market did "Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom" appeal to?

5. In terms of sharing their input, what did Hooks say about how many of her students feel?

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