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Feminist theory: Quiz


Question 1: It maintains that ________ is not biological but is based on the psycho-sexual development of the individual.
GenderThird genderIntersexualityGender role

Question 2: Feminist sexology is an offshoot of traditional studies of sexology that focuses on the ________ of sex and gender in relation to the sexual lives of women.
FeminismBlack feminismIntersectionalityFeminist theory

Question 3: [25] From the 1970s onwards, psychoanalytical ideas that has been arising in the field of ________ has gained a decisive influence on feminist theory.
FeminismWomen's suffrageWomen's rightsGender equality

Question 4: [16] In the immediate postwar period, ________ stood in opposition to an image of "the woman in the home".
Simone de BeauvoirEugène IonescoUmberto EcoDoris Lessing

Question 5: Themes explored in feminism include art history[2] and contemporary art,[3][4] ________,[5][6] discrimination, stereotyping, objectification (especially sexual objectification), oppression, and patriarchy.
Arthur SchopenhauerApplied aestheticsAestheticsDavid Hume

Question 6: In this book and her essay, "Woman: Myth & Reality", de Beauvoir anticipates ________ in seeking to demythologise the male concept of woman.
Gloria SteinemSecond-wave feminismBetty FriedanFeminism

Question 7: Feminist theory is the extension of ________ into theoretical, or philosophical discourse, it aims to understand the nature of gender inequality.
Gender equalityWomen's rightsFeminismWomen's suffrage

Question 8: They have been instrumental in creating alternative models, such as the ________ and incorporating gender into the analysis of economic data.
Martha NussbaumHuman Development IndexConsumer theoryCapability approach

Question 9: Psychoanalytical feminists believe that gender inequality comes from early childhood experiences, which lead men to believe themselves to be masculine, and women to believe themselves ________.
Body dysmorphic disorderWomanHuman physical appearanceFemininity

Question 10: It has considered gender in the terms of Freudian and Lacanian psychoanalysis, as part of the ________ of existing power relations.
StructuralismJacques DerridaHenri BergsonDeconstruction

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