Ethnic Identity: Definition and Development


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One's ethnic identity is based on _____.

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1. Ethnic identity usually begins to develop during _____.

2. When someone struggles to find out who they are, psychologists refer to it as _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will gauge your understanding of ethic identities. Areas you'll need to comprehend to successfully complete the quiz include a person with parents from two ethic groups and a person who struggles to find out who they are.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools will test you on:

  • An individual who has parents from multiple ethnic groups
  • The period when ethnic identity develops
  • An individual who has parents from two different ethnic groups
  • A person's ethnic identity
  • A person who struggles to find out who they are

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will give you the opportunity to exercise the following proficiencies:

  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about a person's ethnic identity
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding a person who has parents from multiple ethnic groups
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about what ethnic identity is derived from in a different light

Additional Learning

To expand your knowledge of ethnic identity, check out the related lesson called Ethnic Identity: Definition and Development. The lesson contains the following objectives:

  • Identify what ethnic identity is
  • Distinguish between ethnicity and identity
  • Recall what psychologists have studied about ethnic identity