Chapter 8 Race And Ethnicity: Quick Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Discrimination
    • A. 

      Is an expression of prejudice against minority groups of people

    • B. 

      Happens at every level of society

    • C. 

      Is the result of racism

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 2. 
    Slavery has existed
    • A. 

      Since the colonization of the Americas

    • B. 

      As long as there has been recorded history

    • C. 

      When kingdoms formed in Europe

    • D. 

      Since the Renaissance


  • 3. 
    Racism is a set of beliefs that:
    • A. 

      Justifies the unfair treatment of members of a racial minority group

    • B. 

      Promotes the idea of supposed inferiority of a minority group based on physical characteristics

    • C. 

      Promotes the idea of supposed inferiority of a minority group based on cultural characteristics

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 4. 
    Stereotyping results in prejudice.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 5. 
    By teaching tolerance we can fight hate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 6. 
    “White privilege” is the fact that:
    • A. 

      People typically get the most service when they wear a white shirt

    • B. 

      Our society has been structured to support and protect white people and those of us who are white benefit from this automatically

    • C. 

      Our society is privileged to have so many white people in it

    • D. 

      People who are white are privileged to have the chance to interact with other groups of people


  • 7. 
    Conflict theory
    • A. 

      Explains the constant struggle for power and control in society

    • B. 

      Is the best theory to use to explain racism

    • C. 

      Explains the ongoing tension between the dominant and subordinate groups

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 8. 
      With the Brown v Board of Education of Topeka decision in 1954, the United States Supreme Court ended
    • A. 

      Racism

    • B. 

      Stereotyping

    • C. 

      Legal discrimination

    • D. 

      Prejudice


  • 9. 
    Race is defined as:
    • A. 

      A group of people who live together in the same culture

    • B. 

      A group of people defined by obvious physical characteristics

    • C. 

      A group of people who live the same way no matter where they are

    • D. 

      A group of people defined by profiling


  • 10. 
    Johann Blumenbach wrote On the Natural Varieties of Mankind to demonstrate
    • A. 

      How people were categorized based on superiority

    • B. 

      The justification for slavery

    • C. 

      The natural differences and similarities in the humans around the world

    • D. 

      All of the above


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