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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 was the profession of Hooks' friend?
2. What problem did Hooks say white women face in terms of white men?
(a) The ability to prevent white men from becoming sexually involved with black women.
(b) The ability to prevent white men from physically abusing them.
(c) The ability to persuade white men that they too should have the right to be educated.
(d) The ability to convince them that they should receive equal pay for the same jobs they do as white men.
3. What group of students did Hooks find is hardest to teach?
(a) Those who are white.
(b) Those who are suspicious.
(c) Those who are male.
(d) Those who are black.
4. What did Hooks say is considered by some to be a form of liberation for poor, working women?
(a) No education.
(b) Earning money.
(c) Not earning money.
(d) Highly educated.
5. In terms of feminist scholarship, what did Hooks say she was thankful for?
(a) She was thankful that many of her male colleagues have agreed to help her.
(b) She was thankful that there have been many books written to support the cause.
(c) She was thankful that it has become safer for women to do the work necessary.
(d) She was thankful that she has received little opposition along the way.
Short Answer Questions
1. During the experiences mentioned in Chapter 8, silence of what issues ended for Hooks?
2. What did Hooks say affects how she subjectively relates to teaching?
3. What did Hooks learn specifically about young, black men in terms of how they feel about social issues (i.e. sexism, racism)?
4. What is a difference between the upbringing of Hooks and her friend?
5. Hooks discussed the limitations of what?
Short Essay Questions
1. What accusation did Hooks say many black men face when in a relationship with a white woman?
2. What group did Hooks thank as being the first audience who gave her the opportunity to discuss the main topic of Chapter 15 candidly?
3. According to Chapter 9, in what way was "Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom" a failure?
4. Who was Ron Scapp? What role did he play in Hooks' life?
5. In Chapter 8, what hierarchies did Hooks talk about dismantling? What will replace them?
6. What does Hooks say about her students and liberating practices?
7. What did Hooks say about the relationship between black and white women and white women and black men?
8. Hooks used Chapter 9 to do what with many of the ideas she previously discussed? How did the readers feel about these ideas?
9. Who is the target audience for "Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom" and what does this mean?
10. What did Hooks notice about classes that consisted mainly of white women concerning their interest in feminist theory?
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