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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What did Hooks discuss in Chapter 13?
(a) Anatomy.
(b) African American Studies.
(c) Literature.
(d) Pedagogy.

3. 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) They are experiencing the oppression because they deserve it.
(c) They should deflect that oppression onto others.
(d) All should be sensitive to those people.

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

5. What company published "Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom"?
(a) Random House.
(b) Routledge.
(c) Penguin Group.
(d) Johnson.

6. Who did Hooks say is expected to accept a greater degree of being silenced?
(a) Black men.
(b) Lower class.
(c) Highly educated people.
(d) White women.

7. What type of market did "Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom" appeal to?
(a) Students within universities.
(b) Faculty within universities.
(c) Students and faculty of secondary schools.
(d) Those outside of universities.

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

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

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

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

12. During the experiences mentioned in Chapter 8, silence of what issues ended for Hooks?
(a) Matters of insecurities, age, and class.
(b) Matters of discrimination, politics, and age.
(c) Matters of race, class, and gender.
(d) Matters of race, class, and religion.

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

14. When Hooks was speaking of oppression in Chapter 8, to whom was she referring?
(a) Women in the workplace.
(b) Girls.
(c) Boys.
(d) Elderly men and women.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chapter 12, what did Hooks say about the experience of white women?

2. According to Chapter 9, individuals from what portion of Asia make up the dominant minority group in a number of places in the US?

3. What was the first observation that Hooks makes with regard to the main issue she is going to talk about in Chapter 15?

4. How did Hooks say black and white women are treated?

5. What was the major problem Hooks faced within the patriarchal framework?

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