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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How did Hooks describe the works of the Latina theorist introduced in Chapter 5?
(a) Captivates its readers by presenting blatant untruths.
(b) Explains the importance of compromise in a world of dominance and oppression.
(c) Having some mystique and a possibly puzzling or unexpected power.
(d) Spellbinding yet easily understood.
2. What example did Hooks give of something a woman has done to build a solid female intellectual tradition ?
(a) When Hooks published "Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom".
(b) When Hooks' mother gave birth to her and her siblings.
(c) When Hooks graduated from high school.
(d) When Hooks' sister washed the dishes of a prominent businessman.
3. What did Hooks say about her interaction with white peers?
(a) She does not play close attention to how they interact with each other.
(b) It is similar to the way they interact with each other.
(c) She does not interact with white peers.
(d) There is a difference between the way she interacts with white peers and their interaction with each other.
4. According to Hooks, "Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom" consists of a great amount of analysis that are natural and _____ for women.
5. The bulk of Hooks' "Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom" cites which of the following?
(a) Comparison and contrast of several religions.
(b) A variety of differences.
(c) A variety of similarities.
(d) Fractures in the justice system.
Short Answer Questions
1. Chapter 4 is an essay that mainly talked about how the works of Hooks' intellectual influence has been what?
2. What did Hooks say she wants her readers to understand about the continuation of Chapter 5 with regard to analyzing theoretical works?
3. According to Hooks, what group of people were the masterminds behind the control system?
4. What did Hooks notice between white women?
5. In Chapter 5, what was the relationship status of Hooks' parents?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did Hooks say is the other side to creating high standards of theoretical work that exclude certain groups?
2. What were Hooks' views on nurturing independent thinking within the higher education environment?
3. What did Hooks say in Chapter 3 about individual instructors' ability to speak freely in meetings at Oberlin?
4. How did Hooks say "Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom" affected women who have been educated by the male system?
5. What were the two possible reasons mentioned in Chapter 4 that explain why "bell hooks" did not capitalize her pseudonym?
6. According to Hooks, in what way did the concept of subject play a role?
7. In terms of the types of job opportunities available for poor people, what was Hooks' view?
8. What did Hooks say about poor people and the need to earn money as adults?
9. How did Hooks say it made her feel when she was not heard by her male colleagues?
10. How did Hooks describe dishonesty and how it can affect progress?
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