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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 is considered by some to be a form of liberation for poor, working women?
(a) No education.
(b) Highly educated.
(c) Not earning money.
(d) Earning money.

2. In Chapter 12, Hooks wrote about the patriarchal structure within what context?
(a) Non-American.
(b) All black.
(c) All white.
(d) Black and white.

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

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

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

6. What racial tension did Hooks mention in Chapter 12 that she mentioned in previous chapters?
(a) Tension between white men and black women.
(b) Tension between black men and white women.
(c) Tension between black and white women.
(d) Tension between black and white men.

7. What relationship did Hooks say the formerly oppressed should have with former oppressors?
(a) They should express overt hatred.
(b) They should create and maintain peace.
(c) They should have peace in their hearts but it's okay to sometimes exhibit behaviors that show there is tension.
(d) They should not have interaction with those who have formerly oppressed them.

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

9. 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.

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

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

12. What did Hooks say affects how she subjectively relates to teaching?
(a) Only her preconceived notions.
(b) Only the lack of preconceived notions.
(c) Other people's opinions of her.
(d) Preconceived notions and lack thereof.

13. 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 black American female situation.
(b) She hopes it will not create a biased perspective on the black American female situation.
(c) She hopes it will not create a biased perspective on the white American female situation.
(d) She hopes it will create an unbiased perspective on the white American female situation.

14. Chapter 14 said that it is also often the case that there is a particular strain of _____.
(a) Dominant recourse.
(b) Dominant discourse.
(c) Subordinate discourse.
(d) Subordinate recourse.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What company published "Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom"?

2. According to Hooks, where and how to teach greatly affects whom?

3. What did Hooks say the American population is going to be a reconfiguration of?

4. What did many of Hooks' students of color think about feminism?

5. What is the topic of the great leap forward that Hooks received from one of her male students?

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