How Race & Ethnicity Impact Policy & Life in Great Britain & the U.S. - Quiz & Worksheet


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What is the difference between ethnicity and race?

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1. Which of these best describes the racial makeup of the United Kingdom?

2. What is the real motivator behind much of the new racist rhetoric to be heard in Britain?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Ethnicity and race are treated very differently in the U.S. than in Great Britain. This quiz and accompanying worksheet will help you determine how well you understand the lesson. You will be asked questions about views and policies regarding those issues.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet combo will ask questions referencing:

  • The ethnicities on the British Census
  • The American program for helping underrepresented groups gain college admission
  • The U.K.'s racial makeup
  • America's current view of varied ethnicities

Skills Practiced

These assessment tools help students to practice these skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can view information regarding America and Britain's views on race and ethnicity and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the racial makeup of the UK and the ethnicities included on its census
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about motivators and programs associated with race and ethnicity in Great Britain and the U.S.

Additional Learning

See the associated lesson called How Race and Ethnicity Impact Policy & Life in Great Britain & the U.S. to learn more about this issue including:

  • The differences between race and ethnicity
  • The similarities between how Americans view race and how the British view ethnicity
  • When Britain considers race
  • The current American view of ethnicity