UExcel Sociology: Sex and Gender in Society Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A marriage of polygyny is one where _____.

Question 2 2. Which of the following likely explains the behavior Mead observed among the Mundugumor tribe of New Guinea?

Question 3 3. Based on national trends, which of the following states is MOST likely to have the highest rate of teen pregnancy?

Question 4 4. Exogamy is defined as _____.

Question 5 5. What were Mead's observations of the Tchambuli tribe of New Guinea?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements is NOT true about sexual harassment?

Question 7 7. Which form of sexism contends that inequality between men and women is no longer a problem in society?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is a possible argument regarding how pornography could be harmful to individuals or society?

Question 9 9. Which religious faith and tradition is associated with kibbutz communities?

Question 10 10. All of the following are specific types of feminism, EXCEPT:

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Question 11 11. In a kibbutz community, what are the essential overarching principles that are supposed to guide the community members?

Question 12 12. Murdock determined that pre-industrial societies typically assigned roles of warfare and childcare based on gender because:

Question 13 13. A person who suffered from a sexual assault that included penetration, or manipulation with drugs, suffered from _____.

Question 14 14. Dr. X is a popular dentist in a small town and is well known for using gas to calm his anxious patients. While his female patients are under the influence of the relaxing gas, he suggests that he will reduce their bill if they allow him to fondle them. This is an example of what form of sexual harassment?

Question 15 15. 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?

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17. External and common differences between men and women that don't include genitalia, such as differences in height, men's ability to grow beards, and women's breasts, are examples of _____.

Question 18 18. 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 19 19. Which statement BEST reflects how women in a benevolent sexist society are harmed?

Question 20 20. In Saudi Arabian society, women must obtain a male relative's permission to marry, work, and travel abroad. This is an example of _____.

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. 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 23 23. 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 24 24. 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 25 25. 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.

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Question 26 26. 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 27 27. Which of the following individuals would be part of your extended family?

Question 28 28. Which form of feminism is most concerned with current economic and political systems and the ways capitalism serves to continue sexism against women?

Question 29 29. 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 30 30. Polygyny and polyandry are specific types of _____.

UExcel Sociology: Sex and Gender in Society Chapter Exam Instructions

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