Anthropology 5 Quiz 1

Question 1 of 13

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The sociological concept of minority can be described as...

Select one of the following:

  • condition that does not have negative effects in a democracy

  • group that is numerically less than 50% of the population

  • condition defined exclusively in terms of physical traits

  • group that experiences limitations and barriers to life's opportunities

Question 2 of 13

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Members of a minority or subordinate group...

Select one of the following:

  • recruit their members

  • are not really distinguishable from the dominant group in terms of physical or cultural characteristics

  • experience treatment similar to the dominant group

  • have a sense of group solidarity

Question 3 of 13

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Which of the following is considered a racial group?

Select one of the following:

  • African Americans

  • Puerto Ricans

  • Jews

  • all of the above

Question 4 of 13

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Traditional IQ tests tend to be biased against...

Select one of the following:

  • racial minorities

  • rural residents

  • lower-class people

  • all of the above

Question 5 of 13

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Which of the following is considered an ethnic group?

Select one of the following:

  • Blacks

  • Japanese Americans

  • Norwegian Americans

  • all of the above

Question 6 of 13

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Subordinate groups include...

Select one of the following:

  • women

  • deaf people

  • Roman Catholics

  • all of the above

Question 7 of 13

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Ethnocentrism is...

Select one of the following:

  • the basis for all discriminatory behavior

  • the belief that each culture is equally valid

  • rare in diverse societies

  • the tendency to assume that one's culture is superior to all others

Question 8 of 13

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Reluctant liberals are those who...

Select one of the following:

  • harbor prejudice but do not express it

  • can express prejudice only in a group

  • discriminate in an overt fashion

  • discriminate if there is social pressure to do so

Question 9 of 13

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A person who harbors prejudice but will not discriminate if it costs money or reduces profits is called a(n)...

Select one of the following:

  • reluctant liberal

  • all-weather bigot

  • all-weather liberal

  • timid bigot

Question 10 of 13

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The exploitation theory explains...

Select one of the following:

  • the contact hypothesis

  • the rise in white-collar crimes

  • the basis of racial discrimination in the United States

  • the concept of the authoritarian personality

Question 11 of 13

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While Blacks constitute 13% of the country's drug users, they represent 74% of all drug offenders sentenced to prison. This is an illustration of...

Select one of the following:

  • racial profiling in drug arrests

  • the war on drugs

  • drug dependency

  • prejudice

Question 12 of 13

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Studies consistently document that increased formal education is associated with...

Select one of the following:

  • racism

  • scapegoating

  • structural approach

  • racial tolerance

Question 13 of 13

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A Hispanic college student from the southwest U.S. arrives at college to find that her roommate is a Jewish woman from New York. As they get to know one another, they are able to overcome their initial prejudices and grow to appreciate each other's strengths and talents. This is an example of the...

Select one of the following:

  • self-fulfilling prophecy

  • formal education hypothesis

  • amalgamation

  • contact hypothesis

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