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Prejudice, Stereotyping & Discrimination Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following individuals is a transgender person?

Question 2 2. Evan is a wizard with magical powers. Why are other wizards with magical powers considered to be Evan's ingroup members?

Question 3 3. In a matriarchy society, _____.

Question 4 4. Which theory on the roots of prejudice states that people tend to be more prejudiced against others when resources are scarce?

Question 5 5. How does the norms approach help reduce prejudice?

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Question 6 6. Which experiment was an early example of applied social psychology and helped white students understand what it felt like to experience racism?

Question 7 7. A police officer that engages in racial profiling _____.

Question 8 8. In psychology, agency refers to the tendency to _____.

Question 9 9. In which of the following examples is Abe being prejudiced against Anne?

Question 10 10. According to psychologist _____, in order for intergroup contact to reduce prejudice, two groups that are working toward a common goal must depend on each other in some way, and social norms must promote equality between the groups.

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Question 11 11. According to the cultural transmission theory, which of the following individuals is MOST likely to be prejudiced?

Question 12 12. A person who is engaging in controlled information processing _____.

Question 13 13. A 1970s study found that most people attributed a woman's _____ to her _____.

Question 14 14. In most social sciences, the term sex refers to _____.

Question 15 15. The tendency to see members of a different group as similar to each other is referred to as _____.

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Question 16 16. In which of the following answer choices is Bart engaging in benevolent sexism?

Question 17 17. Which statement about the perspective asking approach to reducing prejudice is MOST accurate?

Question 18 18. The blue eyes/brown eyes experiment can be credited to _____.

Question 19 19. A person who is focused on the groups she belongs to and her relationship with others is considered to be _____ in _____.

Question 20 20. Which of the following statements concerning institutional discrimination is MOST accurate?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following statements BEST describes contact hypothesis?

Question 22 22. Which individual theorized that people with authoritarian personalities are more prone to prejudice?

Question 23 23. A person is able to move beyond stereotypes and prevent the stereotypes from turning into prejudice when they _____.

Question 24 24. Which researcher believed that sexual interest is flexible and is more of a continuum or sliding scale?

Question 25 25.

Jared thinks that men are stronger and smarter than women, and likes to make statements to this effect in public.


Jared's beliefs are mostly closely aligned with _____.

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Question 26 26. Which experiment showed that mere contact between two groups is not enough to reduce prejudice?

Question 27 27. According to the social identity theory, prejudice is _____.

Question 28 28. Molly identifies as bisexual. What does this mean?

Question 29 29. A person who believes that sexism is no longer a problem in today's world, thinks that programs designed to help women are not necessary, and consider women who complain about sexism to be trouble-makers, is engaging in _____ sexism.

Question 30 30. John is born with the chromosomes XYY. Based only on this information, which category of people does John fall into?

Prejudice, Stereotyping & Discrimination Chapter Exam Instructions

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