The Pedagogy of the Oppressed Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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. What point of view is this book written from?
(a) Second person.
(b) First person.
(c) Third person.
(d) Fourth person.

2. Why does Friere believe it is important for an educator to partner with local people?
(a) Because the educator can understand the oppressed people better.
(b) Because they can spread their costs on society.
(c) Because the oppressed will be able to judge the educator better.
(d) Because they can be helped out of their oppression.

3. What is Friere's conception of the static reality?
(a) The type of society created by the ruling Oppressors.
(b) A reality created by the truly free.
(c) A type of society that predominately uses electricity.
(d) A reality that changes constantly.

4. In what sort of society do we find a Limit Situation?
(a) A free one.
(b) An oppressive one.
(c) A Marxist one.
(d) An Imperialist one.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. How should didactic material be used, according to Friere?

2. Who or what is the 'ruling elite'?

3. In what ways, according to Friere, does the educator have power over the students’ knowledge?

4. Why, does Friere say, oppression is dehumanizing?

5. What is a poverty of the mind in this context?

(see the answer key)

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