The Dance of the Dissident Daughter: A Woman's Journey from Christian Tradition to the Sacred Feminine Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Sue Monk Kidd
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In tribes where men do the ___________, the men are highly revered. But in cultures where women do it, they are not revered.
(a) Hunting.
(b) Cooking.
(c) Weaving.
(d) Farming.

2. What does Sue consider to be so pervasive that it is as invisible as polluted air in the world?
(a) Christianity.
(b) Paganism.
(c) Feminism.
(d) Patriarchy.

3. Which sisters in the Sexton poem try to cut off their toes in order to make the shoe fit?
(a) Cinderella's.
(b) Sleeping Beauty's.
(c) Margaret's.
(d) Mary's.

4. Carol P. Christ said that a woman's awakening begins with an experience of ______________ in her life.
(a) Meaning.
(b) Nothingness.
(c) Truth.
(d) Hectic energy.

5. Sue tries to become more ____________ with God, but the maleness of his figure begins to make her feel uncomfortable.
(a) Faithful.
(b) Understanding.
(c) Talkative.
(d) Belligerent.

6. Sue believes that like the Tin Man in "The Wizard of Oz," patriarchal society's heart is being cut away by a ____________.
(a) Fake wizard.
(b) Hatchet.
(c) Cursed ax.
(d) Lack of oil.

7. What is the profession of the woman who other women pointed out is 'still a woman' even if she is well trained?
(a) Teacher.
(b) Nurse.
(c) Doctor.
(d) Pilot.

8. What emotion does the Church seem to equate with sin, according to Sue's experience and research?
(a) Ecstasy.
(b) Anger.
(c) Sadness.
(d) Happiness.

9. In her moment of awakening, Sue began to touch the ___________ of her feminine life.
(a) Bounty.
(b) Blood.
(c) Crevasse.
(d) Wound.

10. What upsets Sue as she begins to do some research, although she does not take any action as a result?
(a) Pictures.
(b) Conversations.
(c) Books.
(d) Statistics.

11. The feminine wound is created as a woman begins to __________ all of the experiences of maleness around her.
(a) Internalize.
(b) Externalize.
(c) Be angry.
(d) Understand.

12. What does Sue decide to burn when she makes a ritual for the way she is going to let go of her feminine wound?
(a) A flower.
(b) A Bible.
(c) Her bra.
(d) Her drawings.

13. Recognizing the feminine wound is important as it is the way for women to stop being ___________ in society.
(a) Victims.
(b) Silent.
(c) Misunderstood.
(d) Beaten.

14. The Sacred Feminine keeps a woman powerful and __________ in herself but connected to everything else in the world.
(a) Honorable.
(b) Permissive.
(c) Truthful.
(d) Grounded.

15. A man at a mixed gender retreat responded to a woman's concern that the Church marginalized women by saying that the church is _______ and it makes mistakes.
(a) Honored.
(b) Dumb.
(c) Human.
(d) Perfect.

Short Answer Questions

1. Sue's grandmother used to call it _____________ or what Sue begins to realize women need to tell themselves.

2. Sue admits that she is not outwardly ___________ in her life, but she is also lacking some sort of internal structure to guide her.

3. Sue feels that teenage girls begin to change in those years, sleeping _________ and seeing fitful glimpses of fearful truth.

4. Sue did not want to believe that she could be wounded by her own ____________ as she began her journey.

5. What are the women in Sue's paintings and drawings missing as she begins to draw her feminine wound?

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