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Sue Monk Kidd
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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 nickname that was given to Sue as a child by her brother, according to her recollection?
(a) Sue-up.
(b) Sue Bee.
(c) Brother Sue.
(d) Sue Monk.

2. Sue's grandmother used to call it _____________ or what Sue begins to realize women need to tell themselves.
(a) Absent lies.
(b) Dogged truth.
(c) Dark truth.
(d) Flat out truth.

3. What is NOT one of the things that Sue Monk Kidd says that women will encounter in the workforce?
(a) Traditional assumptions.
(b) Networks.
(c) Promotions.
(d) Ceilings.

4. Who is the first person that Sue talks to about the journey she experiences in her life?
(a) Julie.
(b) Betty.
(c) Sandy.
(d) Ann.

5. Who wants Sue to drop the feminist thing in order to follow what they want?
(a) John.
(b) Sandy.
(c) The priest.
(d) Ann.

Short Answer Questions

1. Carol P. Christ said that a woman's awakening begins with an experience of ______________ in her life.

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. Psychologists have discovered that there are differences in the ways that the genders make ________ decisions.

4. Sue decides that she must follow her internal musical instrument, a ___________.

5. What is Sue's daughter stocking when the incident with the men takes place in the beginning of the book?

Short Essay Questions

1. How are girls expected to become less threatening when they are in school or when they are in a working environment?

2. What does the Bible have to say about the womanly conditions which occur on a monthly basis?

3. What is Sue's daughter doing when the two men begin to make insulting comments to her in the opening pages of the book?

4. How does Sue define her state of being an Unambiguous Woman? What does this mean she does in relation to men?

5. What are some of the stereotypes of being a good Christian woman, according to Sue's life?

6. What does the old woman's t-shirt say which Sue sees when she tries to envision a world which is equal?

7. Why is anger something which Sue is afraid to express in her own life?

8. What does Sue do in order to symbolically cast away the old when she realizes she needs to get rid of her assumptions?

9. What is the 'Great Imbalance' that Sue defines in this section of the book in the discussion about patriarchy?

10. How would a person describe the life of Sue Monk Kidd at this point of the book in relation to her family, profession, and religion?

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