The Alchemy of Race and Rights Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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 did Williams' students often do when she exposed her ideas to them?
(a) They left the room.
(b) Became angry.
(c) They listen.
(d) They cried.

2. What does Williams say was important for black students to do?
(a) Demand to be treated equally.
(b) Not commit crimes.
(c) Seek political offices.
(d) Vote and attend college.

3. What does Williams say she was often confronted with?
(a) White lawyers.
(b) Heart wrenching stories.
(c) Liberal students.
(d) Racism.

4. What did the Tawana Brawley case come to represent according to Williams?
(a) Injustice.
(b) Black manhood vs white justice.
(c) The plight of young women in the 1980's.
(d) Family violence.

5. What does Williams say she disagreed about racial preference being?
(a) Necessary.
(b) A thing of the past.
(c) Useless.
(d) A slippery slope.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Williams say she thought of the relation of the reader to a particular text was?

2. What does Williams maintain racial construction had?

3. Where does Williams say a friend of hers was held at gunpoint?

4. What does Williams say the image of peaceful white community being interrupted by a black presence did to blacks?

5. Whose plight did Williams sympathize with?

(see the answer key)

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