The Pedagogy of the Oppressed Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

Donald Macedo, Myra Bergman Ramos, and Paula Freire
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 1.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Paolo Friere mean by critical thinking?
(a) The ability to study philosophy.
(b) The ability to question things.
(c) The ability to discern good from bad.
(d) The ability to be overly critical and negative.

2. What is a revolutionary?
(a) One who wants a complete change in the structure and order of society.
(b) One who disagrees with anything told to them.
(c) Someone who agrees with their rulers.
(d) One who seeks to destroy society.

3. How are philosophy and critical consciousness linked?
(a) Philosophy has a passing relevance to critical consciousness.
(b) Philosophers always encourage critical thinking.
(c) It isn't.
(d) Philosophy helps study principle truths and statements.

4. What, in the author’s estimation, is a critical consciousness?
(a) A form of mental illness.
(b) A mind that never questions anything.
(c) A very important individual.
(d) The ability to question everything rationally.

5. What does the author mean by the fear of freedom?
(a) The mistaken idea of what being free looks like.
(b) Being allowed to say what you like.
(c) Fear of authority figures.
(d) The fear of being thrown in jail.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Marxism?

2. Why does Frier use the example of Mr. Giddy?

3. What is Philosophy?

4. Why are power structures necessarily bad, according to Friere?

5. In what school of thought can the ideas of the book be placed?

(see the answer key)

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