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Understanding Racism & Discrimination Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Transgender people have a high _____ because of the discrimination they experience.

Question 2 2. What is gender discrimination?

Question 3 3. Jim Crow laws enacted after the American Civil War were based on which one of the following?

Question 4 4. Technically speaking, race belongs in a category referred to as what?

Question 5 5. Ethnocentric individuals are biased in that they draw conclusions about other cultural groups based on what?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements is not true?

Question 7 7. How is racism different from xenophobia?

Question 8 8. Why is xenophobia unique among other phobias?

Question 9 9. 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 10 10. According to national statistics from the U.S., women earn _____ for every dollar that a man would earn for doing the exact same job.

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Question 11 11. Racism has two definitions. Which of these is NOT one of those definitions?

Question 12 12. Two types of racism are which of the following?

Question 13 13. What is discrimination?

Question 14 14. When did religious discrimination begin?

Question 15 15. Why does common-sense often fail as a treatment for the mentally ill?

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Question 16 16. Why is institutionalized ableism of more concern than noninstitutionalized ableism?

Question 17 17. Though they are very different from one another, reverse discrimination is often used alongside _____.

Question 18 18. _____ have been in place for decades to ensure that minorities are given an equal opportunity in competitive situations.

Question 19 19. The ADEA is enforced by who?

Question 20 20. What piece of legislation began raising awareness of employment inequality issues?

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Question 21 21. How is nativism likely to affect the emotions of immigrants?

Question 22 22. People who ascribe to nativist beliefs often feel _____ about their future prospects.

Question 23 23. A typically exaggerated and/or oversimplified belief about a certain group of people is known as a(n) _____.

Question 24 24. Denying or restricting the rights of a person due to their membership in a certain group is an example of _____.

Question 25 25. At 50 years of age, James notices that he is less able to come up with quick and creative solutions to problems. Given what you know about intelligence, though James clearly has one type of decline, how would you expect his intelligence to increase in other ways?

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Question 26 26. Ageism contains assumptions about a person based on their age. How and where would you expect ageism to appear?

Question 27 27. What period in history is usually considered to have a sharp uptick in sexual discrimination?

Question 28 28. Gay people who are worried about or negative toward their own identity are struggling with _____.

Question 29 29. What is a type of atheist discrimination in the United States?

Question 30 30. What is agnosticism?

Understanding Racism & Discrimination Chapter Exam Instructions

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