Realistic Conflict Theory and Discrimination: Definition & Examples - Quiz & Worksheet


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Realistic conflict theory maintains that _____.

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1. Which of the following is an example of institutionalized prejudice?

2. According to realistic conflict theory, under what situation would a business NOT engage in institutionalized prejudice?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on realistic conflict theory and discrimination. Some of the information that you will be assessed on includes historical support for realistic conflict theory.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • The definition of realistic conflict theory
  • The concept of institutionalized prejudice
  • Historical support for realistic conflict theory
  • The difficulty in proving realistic conflict theory

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on realistic conflict theory and discrimination
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding institutionalized prejudice
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding institutionalized prejudice and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the challenges in proving realistic conflict theory

Additional Learning

Make sure to also read the related lesson. The lesson is titled Realistic Conflict Theory and Discrimination: Definition & Examples. It has these objectives:

  • Identify the potential causes of prejudice
  • Define and understand realistic conflict theory
  • Recognize the characteristics of institutionalized prejudice