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Race and Ethnicity in Society: Intro to Sociology Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following socially-constructed categories is considered an ethnicity?

Question 2 2. When two or more groups coexist in the same place, it is called _____.

Question 3 3. Prejudices are based on _____ and they are tied to the _____ component of the ABC model.

Question 4 4. Minority groups are characterized by _____.

Question 5 5. Bert worries about losing his status in the company when he notices his female colleagues getting promoted. As a result, he feels justified in making sexist statements about women. This is an example of _____.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements about scapegoat theory is FALSE?

Question 7 7. During the 1960s, _____ was an influential leader in the Civil Rights Movement for equality in the U.S.

Question 8 8. Which of the following is TRUE about the estimated 10 million Africans who were transported across the Atlantic Ocean by European slave traders in the 17th and 18th centuries?

Question 9 9. What does the U.S. Census Bureau project the country's racial makeup will look like by 2042, if current trends continue?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is considered to be a good predictor of whether a person will discriminate or not.

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Question 11 11. A basic distinction between 'race' and 'ethnicity' is that race is based on _____, whereas ethnicity is defined by _____.

Question 12 12. Harvey owns an upscale restaurant and refuses to allow children under the age of twelve to eat there. Harvey's behavior is an example of:

Question 13 13. Tara asserts that people who drive foreign cars are snobs. Tara is exhibiting which component of the ABC model?

Question 14 14. A typically exaggerated and/or oversimplified belief about a certain group of people is known as a(n) _____.

Question 15 15. Denying or restricting the rights of a person due to their membership in a certain group is an example of _____.

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Question 16 16. During the Holocaust, the Nazis killed millions of people because they were Jewish. This is an example of a(n) _____.

Question 17 17. Laura is from Costa Rica. She married José who is from México, where they currently live. Now that Laura lives in México, she has integrated elements from the Mexican culture into her daily life. This is an example of _____.

Question 18 18. One out of _____ African-American men has been incarcerated at some point in his life.

Question 19 19. Which of the following is TRUE about the effect of social subordination on minority groups in the U.S.?

Question 20 20. Janet lives in a rural area and feels negatively about people who grew up in cities. Janet's feelings demonstrate which component of the ABC model?

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Question 21 21. The _____ theory asserts that children are taught to be prejudiced through cultural norms.

Question 22 22. Decades ago, the U.S. government prohibited marriage between a black person and a white person. The government had an anti-_____ law.

Question 23 23. The _____ theory tells us that people engage in prejudice toward an out-group in order to boost their own self-esteem and to make the group they identify with more appealing.

Question 24 24. Charlotte strongly believes that Americans are better than people from other countries. Her rigid thinking is an example of _____.

Question 25 25. The legal separation of groups of people is called _____.

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Question 26 26. Many African Americans speak this English dialect, which is historically linked to the pidgin language of the first generation of Africans in America.

Question 27 27. This series of state and local laws kept African Americans from enjoying full privileges and protections after the Emancipation Proclamation.

Question 28 28. A university traditionally offers fewer scholarships to students from lower-income families than to those from higher-income families. The university also has the tendency to pay its immigrant employees less than it pays native-born workers, though neither of these behaviors are part of official university rules. This university engages in _____ discrimination.

Question 29 29. Which of the following is the best example of prejudice?

Question 30 30. A specific police officer thinks that African-Americans are more likely to commit crimes, so he purposefully stops African-American drivers more often than individuals of other races. This is known as _____ discrimination.

Race and Ethnicity in Society: Intro to Sociology Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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