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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. According to Hooks, who are more vulnerable to white men than white women?
(a) Chinese women.
(b) Hispanic men.
(c) Black women.
(d) Black men.

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

3. What did Hooks say about black authors and feminist authors?
(a) They are automatically one in the same.
(b) Their works are NOT accepted by mainstream.
(c) They are NOT automatically one in the same.
(d) Their works are accepted by mainstream.

4. What did Hooks learn specifically about young, black men in terms of how they feel about social issues (i.e. sexism, racism)?
(a) Young, black men feel like they are already greatly hurt by racism so there was nothing left to bother them.
(b) Young, black men feel like the issue of sexism experienced by their female counterparts is more of a problem within society than the racism they face.
(c) Young, black men believe sexism and racism are equally oppressive.
(d) Young, black men feel like they are highly favored in society and therefore have no concern with social issues.

5. What problem did Hooks say white women face in terms of white men?
(a) The ability to persuade white men that they too should have the right to be educated.
(b) The ability to prevent white men from becoming sexually involved with black women.
(c) The ability to convince them that they should receive equal pay for the same jobs they do as white men.
(d) The ability to prevent white men from physically abusing them.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Hooks say women needed to move forward with?

2. The friend of whom Hooks speaks in Chapter 13, is of what race?

3. What did Hooks say is now the reputation of feminist theory?

4. What did Hooks say about the gender gap between black men and white women?

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

Short Essay Questions

1. According to Hooks, what affected how she subjectively related to teaching?

2. What accusation did Hooks say many black men face when in a relationship with a white woman?

3. How did Hooks address the issue of dominance in Chapter 8?

4. What did Hooks say about the relationship between black and white women and white women and black men?

5. What did Hooks say about the method she used to teach her students when the majority of them were black?

6. Who was Ron Scapp? What role did he play in Hooks' life?

7. Hooks used Chapter 9 to do what with many of the ideas she previously discussed? How did the readers feel about these ideas?

8. In Chapter 8, what hierarchies did Hooks talk about dismantling? What will replace them?

9. What was Hooks' profession at the time she wrote this book? When was the book published?

10. What did Hooks say about girls and the oppressive conditions they face?

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