Gender Changes Over Time: Agency and Communion - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which of these is high in agency?

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1. Communion is defined as _____.

2. According to the social role theory, in Western cultures, _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The roles of gender have changed substantially over time. In this quiz, you'll be tested on terms relating to the subject, as well as several relevant theories.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz tests your knowledge of the changing in gender in the following ways:

  • Determine which of given options is an example of being high in agency
  • Define communion
  • Remember social role theory
  • Recall what Diekman and Eagly theorized about men of the past
  • Know what stereotypes they believed changed the most

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from the most important information from the lesson on the changes in gender
  • Defining key concepts - accurately define relevant phrases such as communion
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you have acquired about gender changes over time

Additional Learning

Want to know more? The lesson Gender Changes Over Time: Agency and Communion covers the following objectives:

  • Explore the differences between agency and communion
  • Examine Diekman and Eagly's findings on what contemporary people think of older generations' views on gender
  • Explain their basis for why men and women were so rigid in their stereotypes at the time