Androcentrism & the Androcentric Bias: Definition & Examples


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What is androcentrism?

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1. What is androcentric bias?

2. Which of the following terms is the opposite of androcentrism?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can learn some important facts about androcentrism by going through this online assessment. The questions will test you on points such as the definition of androcentrism and some examples.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • What androcentrism means
  • The androcentric bias
  • The opposite of androcentrism
  • Examples of androcentrism

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - make sure that you accurately remember what the opposite of androcentrism
  • Reading comprehension - test the extent to which you have understood what androcentrism entails and how it affects the way we view the world
  • Knowledge application - demonstrate your knowledge of androcentrism by identifying related biases and specific examples of the androcentric bias in action

Additional Learning

For more information on this subject, read the associated lesson called Androcentrism & the Androcentric Bias: Definition & Examples. Going through the lesson, you will find information to help you understand:

  • The definition of androcentrism
  • How the androcentric bias works
  • The androcentric bias in history
  • Examples of the androcentric bias