How Occupational Expectations Differ by Gender


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Gender role expectations fail to consider

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1. Math, a skill traditionally found to be weak in females, may actually be due to

2. Emotionality is more prominent in

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet let you check your understanding of how gender differences influence expectations of who fills certain occupations. In order for you to pass the quiz, you need to be familiar with topics like the stages of resisting change and gender role expectations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Utilize these assessment tools to gauge your knowledge of:

  • Gender role expectations
  • Roles of math and emotions in gender expectations
  • First and second stages of resisting change

Skills Practiced

These resources let you practice the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about how men and women fare in mathematics in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding female and male assumptions of gender limits and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the stages of resistance

Additional Learning

Learn more about this topic by viewing the accompanying lesson called How Occupational Expectations Differ by Gender. That lesson covers these important objectives:

  • Define gender role expectations
  • Understand how female and male gender assumptions cause occupational expectations
  • Explore the idea that men fare better in mathematics than women
  • Discover how challenging gender role expectations can meet with resistance