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TExES Core Subjects 4-8: Culture & Society Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Jonas just moved to Prague and is feeling very excited about the opportunities that lay ahead of him. He even connected with one of the local citizens to help him learn their language. What stage of cultural adaptation is Jonas most likely in?

Question 2 2. Why do geographers study the distribution of various religions in the world?

Question 3 3. What are the two dominant economic systems in the world?

Question 4 4. Why do some members of a religion use force to promote their message?

Question 5 5. Cable television was first pioneered in the late 1940s in what state?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following countries was NOT one of the founding members of the European community in the 1950s?

Question 7 7. For years, murder wasn't an official crime in many societies because it was such a heinous act that it ''went without saying'' that it was wrong. This phrase demonstrates a society's _____.

Question 8 8. Anthony is an African American living in South Korea. During his first 6 months there, he noticed that some Koreans respond negatively to his race. This bothered him a lot at first. Over time, he realized that many Koreans had never interacted with an African American before and that their actions, though hurtful, were due to lack of education. This still bothered him a little bit, but he was beginning to learn how to handle it better. What stage of cultural adaptation is Anthony in?

Question 9 9. Which of the following statements about Jewish identity is TRUE?

Question 10 10. What is the main purpose of social institutions?

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Question 11 11. In what decade did cellular phones became popular as well as affordable for the average person?

Question 12 12. Which of the following entertainment mediums was not widely used prior to WWII?

Question 13 13. What was the first device to store music digitally?

Question 14 14. It is the norm for Americans to shake hands with people they meet for the first time. This is most likely an example of a _____.

Question 15 15. Who was perhaps the greatest exponent of 20th-century Pop Art?

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Question 16 16. How were airplanes able to carry larger loads in the years following World War II?

Question 17 17. In the United States' educational system, students have the option of tertiary education, or...

Question 18 18. Which option best describes cultural adaptation?

Question 19 19. Why do computers play a much larger role in life today than they did in the 1950s?

Question 20 20. What form of protest involved invading lunch counters and other white-only establishments in the 1960s?

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Question 21 21. What technology first allowed a wide public audience to hear first-rate music in the comfort of their own homes?

Question 22 22. In what year was the first microprocessor invented?

Question 23 23. What were traditional gender roles like?

Question 24 24. What was a struggle that women have had in the workplace?

Question 25 25. When did women first start entering the workplace?

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Question 26 26. Sarah has served as a Peace Corp Volunteer in Rwanda for 2 years now working as a school teacher. She used to have a hard time remember not to speak to elders eye-to-eye; however, now she does it without thinking. She also is able to speak the language on a very basic level. This has helped her tremendously in day-to-day tasks and also made her feel more included in the tribe. What stage of cultural adjustment is Sarah in?

Question 27 27. The first manifestation of the EU was called the .

Question 28 28. What is a main function of the religion institution?

Question 29 29. All of the following can lead to conflicts between religious groups, EXCEPT:

Question 30 30. Religion plays a role in the lives of people in all of the following ways, EXCEPT:

TExES Core Subjects 4-8: Culture & Society Chapter Exam Instructions

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