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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 say is considered by some to be a form of liberation for poor, working women?
(a) No education.
(b) Not earning money.
(c) Highly educated.
(d) Earning money.
2. According to Chapter 10, many believed sexual relationships across racial boundaries are which of the following?
(c) Legal but not welcomed.
(d) A welcomed change.
3. According to Hooks, the absence of _____ freed her mind.
(a) Her father.
(b) Her compassion for others.
(c) Her students.
(d) The thought of what she would be like as a professor.
4. 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.
5. The friend of whom Hooks speaks in Chapter 13, is of what race?
(b) African American.
Short Answer Questions
1. Hooks said what of each region of the United States?
2. Hooks said that many white women are racist in what ways?
3. 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?
4. In Chapter 14, what did Hooks say has influenced the learning process?
5. According to Hooks, where and how to teach greatly affects whom?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did Hooks say about her making space for others to speak about class, race and gender issues?
2. What did Hooks observe about the relationship between black women and white men? In what contexts did she speak of this relationship?
3. What was the main issue addressed in Chapter 13? What was the first thing mentioned about this issue?
4. What does Hooks say about her students and liberating practices?
5. What did Hooks notice about classes that consisted mainly of white women concerning their interest in feminist theory?
6. Hooks used Chapter 9 to do what with many of the ideas she previously discussed? How did the readers feel about these ideas?
7. What did Hooks say about black authors and feminists being one in the same?
8. What special characteristics are mentioned about Chapter 12?
9. How did Hooks describe the patriarchal system she grew up in?
10. Chapter 14 gave a preview to the main topic addressed in Chapter 15. What was the issue? What was the first observation that Hooks made?
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