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Sex and Gender in Society: Intro to Sociology Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Layla believes that since both she and John have been with their company for 10 years with a comparable history of success, they should both have an equal chance at receiving an upcoming promotion. This is an example of the most common type of feminism, _____.

Question 2 2. Which form of sexism contends that inequality between men and women is no longer a problem in society?

Question 3 3. Statistics regarding the national prevalence of crimes such as sexual assault, rape, and domestic violence may be lower than the actual numbers for each crime. This problem is due to which of the following issues?

Question 4 4. All of the following are specific types of feminism, EXCEPT:

Question 5 5. Which of the following individuals would be part of your extended family?

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Question 6 6. John is born with the chromosomes XYY. Based only on this information, which category of people does John fall into?

Question 7 7. Alexander is the human resources manager for a mid-sized manufacturing company. He is putting together a sexual harassment training seminar for his employees. He wants to be sure all employees know how to identify, prevent and report sexual harassment in the workplace. To start, he'll need to teach his employees about the different types of sexual harassment. The two common forms of workplace sexual harassment are _____.

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements is NOT true about sexual harassment?

Question 9 9. Polygyny and polyandry are specific types of _____.

Question 10 10. 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?

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Question 11 11. In Saudi Arabian society, women must obtain a male relative's permission to marry, work, and travel abroad. This is an example of _____.

Question 12 12. Alfred Kinsey proposed a controversial idea that sexual orientation should be considered as a continuum or scale, instead of a group of categories. This theory implies that, statistically, most people will be at least a little _____?

Question 13 13. Which form of feminism believes that society would be better off if traditionally feminine traits, such as kindness, were encouraged instead of traditionally masculine traits, such as aggression?

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. Which of the following is a possible argument regarding how pornography could be harmful to individuals or society?

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Question 16 16. The term _____ refers to biological differences between men and women, while the term _____ refers to psychological differences, such as masculine or feminine an individual feels.

Question 17 17. Exogamy is defined as _____.

Question 18 18. Which statement BEST reflects how women in a benevolent sexist society are harmed?

Question 19 19. Which of the following sexual relationships is considered a 'universal taboo,' meaning almost every culture in the history of the world has considered it to be inappropriate?

Question 20 20. Pornography is defined as _____.

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Question 21 21. Which form of feminism is most concerned with current economic and political systems and the ways capitalism serves to continue sexism against women?

Question 22 22. On Monday mornings, Shelley's boss always tells her about the sexual encounters he had over the previous weekend. Shelley finds these stories inappropriate, and they make her uncomfortable. This is an example of what form of sexual harassment?

Question 23 23. What were Mead's observations of the Tchambuli tribe of New Guinea?

Question 24 24. When Hollywood was first starting as a million dollar business, many movie directors wouldn't give actresses parts in the films unless those actresses slept with them first. This provides an example of what type of sexual harassment?

Question 25 25. A marriage of polygyny is one where _____.

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Question 26 26. According to national statistics, how many women and men will be the victim of sexual assault in their lifetime?

Question 27 27. We define _____ as: 'any touching of a sexual nature that is against the victim's will.'

Question 28 28. Consuela was born as a traditional, biological female. However, Consuela feels more comfortable associating with other people as a man. Consuela dresses in men's clothes, goes by the name Constantine, and is preparing for genital reassignment surgery. Based only on this information, which category of people does Consuela fall into?

Question 29 29. Which type of sexism occurs when a society gives different opportunities or advantages to one sex in a specific context?

Question 30 30. Which country is well known for a specialized prostitution economy featuring transsexuals?

Sex and Gender in Society: Intro to Sociology Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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