GACE Behavioral Science: Gender, Aging, Power & Social Inequality Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why is the system of governance of the United States best described as rational-legal?

Question 2 2. What term is used to describe earnings from work or investments?

Question 3 3. The neglect or abuse of dependent elderly persons is known as:

Question 4 4. Polygyny and polyandry are specific types of _____.

Question 5 5. Many women complain that even if they work a full time job, they are expected to do most of the housework and childcare in the evening hours, while their husbands relax. This trend in expectations for women is known as the _____.

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Question 6 6. Some women find that they can be promoted to mid-level jobs, such as assistant manager, but that they won't be promoted to top-level jobs, such as general manager or CEO. This trend has been labeled _____.

Question 7 7. Which of the following is an example of charismatic authority?

Question 8 8. Mary frequently requires some assistance with light household chores and grocery shopping. She is willing to consider making changes to her living arrangements to receive more ongoing help. What housing options would be a good choice for her situation?

Question 9 9. Which type of sexism occurs when a society gives different opportunities or advantages to one sex in a specific context?

Question 10 10. Select the answer that describes the major difference between the pluralist and power-elite models of power.

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Question 11 11. Pornography is defined as _____.

Question 12 12. How is the process of aging explained by the symbolic-interaction perspective?

Question 13 13. The continuity theory asserts that _____.

Question 14 14. Which country is famous for its 'One Child Policy,' which has resulted in a shortage of girls and women and an abundance of boys and men?

Question 15 15. What type of facility offers different types of living facilities in one location?

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Question 16 16. Exogamy is defined as _____.

Question 17 17. Sylvia is an active senior who wants to live in an environment where there are other people her age for socializing and other activities. What type of living arrangement should she seek out to meet her needs?

Question 18 18. While it is true that unemployment is a main contributor to poverty, the reasons people don't work are more aligned with this approach:

Question 19 19. Rita is a 45-year-old engineer and Brittany is a 25-year-old engineer. Both are applying for the same job position. They are in a power struggle that was predicted by the _____ theory.

Question 20 20. Which of the following models sees power as revolving around class and economic status?

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Question 21 21. How does the structural-functional perspective view society?

Question 22 22. The time of life after age 65 is called:

Question 23 23. According to the _____ theory, older adults maintain the same activity and social levels throughout their adulthood.

Question 24 24. Aside from the loss of money, why might retirement be a challenge for aging individuals?

Question 25 25. An ambivalent form of sexism divides all women into two categories: they are either _____, or bad and unworthy of respect.

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Question 26 26. In Saudi Arabian society, women must obtain a male relative's permission to marry, work, and travel abroad. This is an example of _____.

Question 27 27. Schools categorize students in order to place students into the groups and programs that will maximize their value to society. This is why schools are sometimes called:

Question 28 28. Which statement BEST reflects how women in a benevolent sexist society are harmed?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is a possible argument regarding how pornography could be harmful to individuals or society?

Question 30 30. Which of the following theories asserts that maintaining social and physical engagement will lead to increased happiness as people age?

GACE Behavioral Science: Gender, Aging, Power & Social Inequality Chapter Exam Instructions

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