The Pedagogy of the Oppressed Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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 3.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why is it important in Friere's estimation to break static reality?
(a) Because static reality is too unhealthy.
(b) Because it is fun.
(c) Because static reality costs too much money.
(d) Freedom allows us to evolve as a species and to not be manipulated or used.

2. What is a ‘Limit Situation’?
(a) A situation that holds back the Subject.
(b) A situation with no themes involved.
(c) A Situation where the Subject has to confront their emotions.
(d) A situation that frees the Subject.

3. How does this institution 'teach' oppression?
(a) It uses tools of oppression such as caning.
(b) There are political posters on the walls.
(c) It creates an internal 'culture of oppression' in the minds of the student.
(d) It enforces uniforms.

4. What is the traditional power structure between teacher and students?
(a) Both teacher and student have power.
(b) The teacher has power while the student has none.
(c) The teacher has no power and the student has it all.
(d) Neither teacher or student have power.

5. Why does Friere think that a specific form of education is a contradiction?
(a) It supports the military.
(b) It supports the economy.
(c) It doesn't teach, it only punishes.
(d) It doesn't teach, it just imparts.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Friere propose to do to the education system?

2. What, in the author’s estimation, is a critical consciousness?

3. Who was Paulo Friere?

4. Who is the author of this book?

5. What does Friere think is the difference between humans and other animals?

(see the answer key)

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