Edf2085 Quiz 6a

33 Questions  I  By Jmcnair on September 23, 2009
Quiz on Chapter 6 and the Readings

  
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1.  Strategies that help individuals become less prejudiced strive to include all of the following, except
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2.  According to the authors, the best conditions under which social contact can be improved include
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3.  No one dies a natural death --there is always witchcraft involved. This is  an example of what Ting-Toomey calls ________________.
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4.  Which of the following correctly describes the adjustment function of prejudice?
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5.  All of the following are components of prejudice formation, except
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6.  .Improving self-confidence and self-acceptance in students
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7.  People are accustomed to short term relationships and commitments.
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8.  One problem with some standardized assessments is that
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9.  Members of this culture scream, fall to the ground, roll and tear their clothes as an expression of grief. This is  an example of what Ting-Toomey calls ________________.
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10.  Communication seen as authentic is generally passionate and animated. Communication that is presented in a neutral or objective way is seen as less credible, and the motives of the speaker may be questioned.
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11.  These Americans tend to "employ very little touching in public"  that is, beyond the expected greeting ritual of the handshake. Lack of touching may be related to cultural values of objectivity, efficiency, and autonomy.
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12.  Most information is in explicit code. The codes, e.g words, and phrases, are selected to convey meanings that are exactly what the words and phrases mean.
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13.  All of the following might be good uses of content area knowledge in a classroom that is sensitive to race and ethnicity, except
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14.  It is well to be cautious when applying the contact hypothesis (bringing students from different groups together) because
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15.  Which of the following ways in which children learn prejudice do you think might be changed through social and economic pressure?
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16.  The practice of racial profiling is best described as
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17.  Eating with one's left hand is considered offensive in some cultures. This is  an example of what Ting-Toomey calls ________________.
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18.  Which of the following is not an extreme case of prejudice?
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19.  Which of the following correctly describes the value-expressive function of prejudice?
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20.  Prejudicial attitudes that offer decision-making criteria about members of outgroups illustrate the ego-defensive function of prejudice.
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21.  Racial and ethnic prejudice can be expressed both positively and negatively; in the United States, it is most often expressed positively.
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22.  Research points to the fact that individuals with divergent thinking are more likely to have a high degree of prejudice.
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23.  Messages are overt, out front. All the information is directly contained in what is said, and there is little or no implied meaning apart from the words that are being said.
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24.  Which of the following might be considered new roles in classrooms that address race and ethnicity?
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25.  In public settings, touch is often so rare as to be virtually non-existent. In one study which measured from, to whom, and where on the body touch was allowed,these Americans eceived less touch from mothers and other family members than U.S. Americans received from casual acquaintances"
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26.  "All gaijin are hopeless barbarians." This is  an example of what Ting- Toomey calls
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27.  Interpersonal bonds are extremely important. Who one knows is an important factor in establishing the opportunity for communication in the first place. Time must always be spent asking about the family and getting on more friendly terms. Relationships are close and personal.
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28.  covert messages are extremely important, communication implies that a lot of "unspoken" meaning is transferred during the communication - the information may be implicitly contained in the utterances.
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29.  The authors make the following recommendations to teachers for creating classroom environments that encourage critical thought, except
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30.  These Americans tend to use touch more than cultures originating in Northern Europe, the U.S., or Canada. Levels of touch between members of the same sex occur far more often in public settings among members of their own culture than they do in European American culture, and do not carry the sexual connotation such behavior often has in the U.S
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31.  The term for the belief that one’s own “ways” are good, natural, and right, is
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32.  Covert Messages or encoded messages are characteristic of this culture
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33.  The control of emotional display is highly valued. An overt display of strong emotion could result in a loss of face for both the speaker and the listener.
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