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Unformatted text preview: --------------------------------------------------------------------------------Q16:The primary purpose of the passage is toA. outline a scholarly debate over the impact of the Parisian seamstresses’ guildB. summarize sources of conflict between the newly created Parisian seamstresses’ guild and the tailors’ guildC. describe opposing views concerning the origins of the Parisian seamstresses’ guildD. explore the underlying reasons for establishing an exclusively female guild in seventeenth-century Paris20E. correct a misconception about changes in seamstresses’ economic status that took place in Paris in the late seventeenth centuryAnswer: --------------------------------------------------------------------------------Q17:According to the passage, one source of dissatisfaction for Parisian seamstresses after the establishment of the seamstresses’ guild was thatA. seamstresses were not allowed to make and sell clothing for all womenB. tailors continued to have the exclusive legal right to clothe menC. seamstresses who were relatives of tailors were prevented from becoming members of the seamstresses’ guildD. rivalry between individual seamstresses increased, thus hindering their ability to compete with the tailors for businessE. seamstresses were not allowed to accept male tailors as members of the guildAnswer: --------------------------------------------------------------------------------Q18:It can be inferred from the passage that which of the following was true of seamstresses employed by relatives who were members of the tailors’ guild?A. They were instrumental in convincing Louis XIV to establish the seamstresses’ guild.B. They were rarely allowed to assist master tailors in the production of men’s clothing.C. They were considered by some tailors to be a threat to the tailors’ monopoly.D. They did not enjoy the same economic and legal privileges that members of the seamstresses’ guild enjoyed.E. They felt their status as working women gave them a certain degree of independence from the patriarchal family.Answer: --------------------------------------------------------------------------------Q19:The author mentions the seamstresses’ view of guild membership as a “mark of independence from the patriarchal family” (lines 40-41) primarily in order toA. emphasize that the establishment of the seamstresses’ guild had implications that were not solely economicB. illustrate the conflict that existed between tailors and their female family members over membership in the tailors’ guildC. imply that the establishment of the seamstresses’ guild ushered in a period of increased economic and social freedom for women in FranceD. provide an explanation for the dramatic increase in the number of women working as seamstresses after 1675E. indicate that members of the seamstresses’ guild were financially more successful than were tailors’ female relatives protected by the tailors’ guild21Answer: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
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