1. This is the name of a female goddess to whom young girls in India are dedicated and then forced into prostitution (Points : 1) Vishnu




2. According to Held, the following have been associated with femininity throughout the history of Western thought (Points: 1) emotion



all of the preceding

3. Which of the following has been discovered about the relationship between criminal violence and childhood abuse, according to psychiatric studies? (Points: 1) In both males and females, criminal violence follows childhood abuse.

Women are more likely to commit criminal violence if they were abused as children.

When criminal violence occurs as a result of childhood abuse, it almost always occurs in men.

There is no correlation between criminal violence and childhood abuse.

4. This is the name given to prostitutes in India who have been dedicated to a female goddess (Points: 1)




Question 5: What do male philosophers (as opposed to women) say about death, according to Noddings? (Points: 1) Because of their natural bravery, men are more courageous in the face of death than women.

Men’s attachments to the glory of this world make death more difficult for them.

Women are more capable of allowing their faith in the afterlife to overcome their fear of death.

Male philosophers frequently speak as if the world of logic and abstraction is superior to the physical world of the body.

Question 6. 6. In Held’s article, a thinker named Annette Baier claims that the history of Western ethical thought does not take feminine aspects into account because (Points: 1) the great moral theorists were men who had little intimate interaction with women.

The great moral theorists were frequently devoted husbands.

Women were despised by the great moral theorists.

The great moral philosophers

Question 7: What does Nel Noddings say about violent crime rates among men and women? (Points: 1) Men are inherently much more violent than women.

Women commit nearly as much crime as men; gender distinctions in this area are illusory.

Men, as seen in many eastern societies, can be socialized not to commit crime.

There has been no conclusive evidence of a link between gender and crime rates.

Question 8: Held uses this example to discuss the political distinctions that exist between men and women in the public and private spheres (Points: 1) a businessman going out for cocktails

a mother breastfeeds her child

a city planner designing a structure

a mother who educates her children at home

Question 9: Which of the following is a Bechdel test question? (Points : 1) Is there more than one female protagonist?

Do they communicate with one another?

Do they talk about anything other than men when they talk to each other?

all of the preceding

Question 10: Which of the following best describes Noddings’ statements about how mothers frequently feel when their children are killed in war? (Points: 1) Mothers can be confident that their children’s deaths were fully justified by the good they did during the war.

Mothers frequently let their desire to show patriotism trump their natural opposition to war and the death of their children.

Mothers around the world are united in their opposition to war and the deaths of children that it inevitably brings.

Mothers are more enthusiastic about war than anyone else because they believe it will make the world a safer place for future generations.

Question 11. 11. In the video “Sexism in the News Media 2012,” some newscasters blame military women for being killed in combat (Points: 1).

having been raped

being unable to bear children

being heroes in battle

Question 12: Gilligan asserts that females perceive relationships as these (Points: 1) hierarchies.




Question 13. 13. This is one way that men can help to end the sexual objectification of women. (Point 1) They can be nice to women.

They have the ability to tell women that they are attractive.

They can no longer seek attention.

They can stop judging women based on their appearance.

Question 14: What does Noddings have to say about gender essentialism? (Point 1) It is a clearly false belief that men and women have essences.

It is problematic because it has always favored males over females and has been associated with creation.

It incorrectly assumes that God could not have created us in ways that contradicted our “essential nature.”

All of our behaviors are innate, regardless of culture.

Question 15. 15. How have historians treated traditionally male versus traditionally female tendencies? (One point) Historians place a higher value on female tendencies because childbearing and childrearing enable the group to survive.

Female traditions have been highlighted because they reflect the preservation of aesthetic refinement and sophistication.

Male tendencies, such as mathematics, warfare, and even singing, have historically been valued more highly.

There is no correlation between criminal violence and childhood abuse.

Question 16: According to Held, feminist theories of self (Points: 1) pit humans in competition with one another.

connect the individual to all of humanity

investigate what it means to be a woman in a male-dominated world

consider the self in relation to specific humans

Question 17. 17. According to Colin Stokes, all of the heroic, wise, and villainous characters in this film are female (Points: 1) The Little Mermaid

The Force Awakens

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The musical Les Misérables

In Gilligan’s example, the child named Amy focuses on this aspect of the Heinz dilemma (Points: 1) the logical nature of the problem.

a utilitarian calculus that weighs the pros and cons of various options

Kohlberg’s Moral Development Theory

the relationships at stake in the quandary

Question 19. 19. According to Caroline Heldman, which of the following is a sexual object test question? (Points: 1) Does the image depict people having sex?

Is the image of a person depicted as something that can be bought or sold?

Is the image a complete representation of a woman?

Is there violence against the people in the image?

Question 20. Being aware of one’s appearance in relation to position, light, who is watching, and so on is referred to as being aware of one’s appearance. (One point)

routine body monitoring