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Understanding of Stereotypes & Biases Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these is an example of an external group attribution?

Question 2 2. Which of these is an internal attribution?

Question 3 3. Which of these is an external attribution?

Question 4 4. In the 2002 study on racial bias in hiring practices, what fact suggests that white people are more likely to receive an interview than people of color?

Question 5 5. The ideas and theories about different races that people use to define or interpret other groups of people is referred to as what?

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Question 6 6. In a study from Australia's Queensland University, when participants of various races were asked to board a public bus and inform the driver that they lacked the fare, what were the results?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is an example of institutionalized prejudice?

Question 8 8. How does history support realistic conflict theory?

Question 9 9. What is one thing that makes it hard to prove realistic conflict theory?

Question 10 10. Which of the following statements about scapegoat theory is FALSE?

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Question 11 11. The _____ theory asserts that children are taught to be prejudiced through cultural norms.

Question 12 12. Bert worries about losing his status in the company when he notices his female colleagues getting promoted. As a result, he feels justified in making sexist statements about women. This is an example of _____.

Question 13 13. Derek doesn't believe that racial inequality or discrimination are problems nowadays. He believes that everyone has equal opportunities in our society. Which one of Bonilla-Silva's frames does Derek's explanation best fit into?

Question 14 14. Which of the following best explains the ideology of colorblind racism?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT one of Bonilla-Silva's frames of colorblind racism?

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Question 16 16. What is the definition of prejudice?

Question 17 17. Which of these activities is most likely to reduce prejudice between groups?

Question 18 18. The contact hypothesis says that _____.

Question 19 19. What is the role of the psychologist in helping someone with exclusion based on religious beliefs?

Question 20 20. Every person has the same basic _____, regardless of their religious identity.

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Question 21 21. What is the relationship between religious beliefs and psychology?

Question 22 22. One way to help reduce stereotype threat is to

Question 23 23. Researcher Steven Spencer discovered that if women are first told that women and men perform equally as well on a challenging test,

Question 24 24. When told that Asian students typically outperform other students on math tests,

Question 25 25. Patricia Devine found that subliminal stereotype words resulted in _____.

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Question 26 26. How do non-prejudiced people control the automatic information processing that comes with stereotyping?

Question 27 27. Which of these is an example of automatic information processing?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is considered to be a good predictor of whether a person will discriminate or not.

Question 29 29. Prejudices are based on _____ and they are tied to the _____ component of the ABC model.

Question 30 30. Janet lives in a rural area and feels negatively about people who grew up in cities. Janet's feelings demonstrate which component of the ABC model?

Understanding of Stereotypes & Biases Chapter Exam Instructions

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