Ethnocentricity, Prejudice & Stereotypes Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The BEST definition for prejudice is:

Question 2 2. By carefully considering our _____, we can reduce the likelihood that our communication would suggest racist thoughts.

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements is true about group attributions?

Question 4 4. Which of these is an example of an external group attribution?

Question 5 5. Why is it important to rid ourselves of ethnocentric beliefs?

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Question 6 6. We often say that the British drive on the 'wrong side' of the road. This is an example of _____.

Question 7 7. How is racism different from xenophobia?

Question 8 8. What is xenophobia a fear of?

Question 9 9. 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 10 10. Which of the following is the best example of prejudice?

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Question 11 11. Which barrier to productive intercultural communication stems from negative feelings directed towards others?

Question 12 12. _____ is the best prevention for many barriers to good intercultural communication.

Question 13 13. Ethnocentric individuals are biased in that they draw conclusions about other cultural groups based on what?

Question 14 14. Which of the following statements is not true?

Question 15 15. What is discrimination?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements regarding anti-discrimination laws is incorrect?

Question 17 17. Which of these activities is most likely to reduce prejudice between groups?

Question 18 18. How did Sherif resolve the intergroup conflict in his Robbers Cave experiment?

Question 19 19. How does stereotype threat affect an individual's performance?

Question 20 20. Stereotype threat is defined as _____.

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. Which of the following statements about scapegoat theory is FALSE?

Question 23 23. Automatic information processing occurs when _____.

Question 24 24. Which of these is an example of automatic information processing?

Question 25 25. You observe an ingroup of students and notice that members of the group are diverse. This is an example of _____.

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Question 26 26. Outgroup homogeneity is when _____.

Question 27 27. Racism and bias is often manifested in _____ that stereotype people based on their race or others factors.

Question 28 28. Which of these is an internal attribution?

Question 29 29. Which perspective promotes the idea that right and wrong are culturally defined instead of universal?

Question 30 30. What is a way to overcome xenophobia?

Ethnocentricity, Prejudice & Stereotypes Chapter Exam Instructions

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