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Ethnocentricity, Prejudice & Stereotypes Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these is an example of an external group attribution?

Question 2 2. Which of these is an external attribution?

Question 3 3. What is discrimination?

Question 4 4. Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (Fair Housing Act) protects people from being discriminated against in the rental or sale of a home based upon all of the following except...

Question 5 5. How did Sherif resolve the intergroup conflict in his Robbers Cave experiment?

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Question 6 6. The desegregation of U.S. schools in the 1950s showed that contact alone does not reduce prejudice. In addition to contact, which of the following conditions is needed to reduce prejudice in a group?

Question 7 7. Automatic information processing occurs when _____.

Question 8 8. How do non-prejudiced people control the automatic information processing that comes with stereotyping?

Question 9 9. A typically exaggerated and/or oversimplified belief about a certain group of people is known as a(n) _____.

Question 10 10. Which of the following is the best example of prejudice?

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Question 11 11. 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 _____.

Question 12 12. Which of the following statements about scapegoat theory is FALSE?

Question 13 13. Which perspective promotes the idea that right and wrong are culturally defined instead of universal?

Question 14 14. Why is it important to rid ourselves of ethnocentric beliefs?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT likely to experience stereotype threat?

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Question 16 16. Stereotype threat is defined as _____.

Question 17 17. Which of the following contributes to stereotypes?

Question 18 18. Outgroup homogeneity is when _____.

Question 19 19. Which of the following statements is not true?

Question 20 20. What is ethnocentricity?

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Question 21 21. Why is xenophobia unique among other phobias?

Question 22 22. How is racism different from xenophobia?

Question 23 23. Which of the following statements is true about group attributions?

Question 24 24. Which of the following statements regarding anti-discrimination laws is incorrect?

Question 25 25. What is the definition of prejudice?

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Question 26 26. Which of these is an example of automatic information processing?

Question 27 27. 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.

Question 28 28. The _____ theory asserts that children are taught to be prejudiced through cultural norms.

Question 29 29. We often say that the British drive on the 'wrong side' of the road. This is an example of _____.

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT a strategy to decrease the effects of stereotype threat?

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