Gender Identity as a Social Construct


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What do we call the physiological or biological differences in humans that are based on reproductive systems?

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1. Western societies traditionally have what sort of gender system?

2. The third gender most frequently describes what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

During this quiz, your understanding of topics like gender systems and patriarchy will be tested. To pass the quiz, you'll need to be familiar with the third gender.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Here are the concepts the quiz will assess:

  • Physiological differences in humans based on reproductive systems
  • Typical gender system in Western societies
  • Description of the third gender
  • Who holds the most power in a patriarchy
  • What is discouraged in a binary gender system

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about who holds the most power in a patriarchy
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what is discouraged in a binary gender system
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the third gender and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Want to know more about this topic? Take a look at the related lesson titled Gender Identity as a Social Construct. Here's a snapshot of what this lesson covers:

  • Gender norms over time
  • Two Spirit people in traditional Navajo culture
  • Gendered inequalities
  • Enforcing systems of power