The Alchemy of Race and Rights Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

Patricia J. Williams
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part IV, The Incorruptible Simplicity of Being: A String of Crystalline Parables.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Williams say made African Americans visible?
(a) Running for office.
(b) Newscasts.
(c) Crime.
(d) Social commitments to protect rights.

2. What did Gabel's movement emphasize that rights are?
(a) Unstable and indeterminate.
(b) Made for white people.
(c) Guaranteed by the Law.
(d) Ignored by police officers.

3. What does Williams say some people asked when she told her story about the store?
(a) If she contacted the store.
(b) When it happened.
(c) Who the attendant was.
(d) If she was just privileging her own view.

4. What does Williams argue is a function of wealth?
(a) The number of slaves owned.
(b) Political power.
(c) The right to privacy.
(d) Racism.

5. What conclusion does Williams say she drew from the incident at the store?
(a) Women were discriminated against.
(b) Racism was permissible.
(c) Guns should be controlled.
(d) Buzzers were useless.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why did the student come to see Williams?

2. What does Williams argue replaced direct oppression of African-Americans?

3. What does Williams say nothing was in the city?

4. What does Williams say penetrated even the highest levels of culture?

5. What does Williams say she noticed a year after her entering the same building?

(see the answer key)

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