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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. What did Hooks think is necessary to dismantle?
(a) White supremacy and patriarchy.
(b) Integration and matriarchy.
(c) Politics and matriarchy.
(d) Religion and patriarchy.
2. In what two contexts did Hooks talk about white men and black women?
(a) Educated and uneducated.
(b) Slavery and freedom.
(c) From the northern region of the United States and from the southern region of the United States.
(d) Lawyers and non-lawyers.
3. In Chapter 12, Hooks reminded her readers of what being used in her childhood home?
(a) Feminist theory.
(c) Nothing but love.
4. What did Hooks say about most white people during the period of slavery?
(a) They were racist.
(b) They were too poor to own slaves.
(c) They wanted to implement integration.
(d) They owned many slaves.
5. According to Hooks, where and how to teach greatly affects whom?
(a) Students only.
(b) Both students and teachers.
(c) School administrators.
(d) Teachers only.
Short Answer Questions
1. 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?
2. According to Chapter 10, during the period of slavery, owning what made the distinction between the wealthy and the poor?
3. What effect does Hooks hope "Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom" will have on society?
4. In terms of feminist scholarship, what did Hooks say she was thankful for?
5. Chapter 9 said that Hooks' work would have been published through what system if it hadn't been flawed?
Short Essay Questions
1. What special characteristics are mentioned about Chapter 12?
2. What did Hooks say about her making space for others to speak about class, race and gender issues?
3. Hooks used Chapter 9 to do what with many of the ideas she previously discussed? How did the readers feel about these ideas?
4. What did Hooks say about a woman's social status and its connection to her partner?
5. Who was Ron Scapp? What role did he play in Hooks' life?
6. According to Chapter 9, in what way was "Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom" a failure?
7. What did Hooks observe about the relationship between black women and white men? In what contexts did she speak of this relationship?
8. How did Hooks address the issue of dominance in Chapter 8?
9. What did Hooks say about the method she used to teach her students when the majority of them were black?
10. What did Hooks say about the relationship between black and white women and white women and black men?
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