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  • 1. 
    The census Bureau estimates that by the year 2050, Hispanics will constitute.............of the population.
    • A. 

      10 percent

    • B. 

      20 percent

    • C. 

      30 percent

  • 2. 
    Nearly.................of Hispanics in the United States are Mexican Americans
    • A. 

      Two-thirds

    • B. 

      One-half

    • C. 

      One-third

  • 3. 
    The Latino population in the U.S is centered in
    • A. 

      Rural areas

    • B. 

      Metropolitan areas

    • C. 

      New England

  • 4. 
    The largest of the following Hispanic group in the United States are the
    • A. 

      Columbians

    • B. 

      Mexican American

    • C. 

      Puerto Ricans

  • 5. 
    The common heritage of Hispanics is
    • A. 

      Language

    • B. 

      Race

    • C. 

      Culture

  • 6. 
    Foreign-owned companies on the Mexican side of the border with the United States are known as
    • A. 

      Maquiladores

    • B. 

      Obreras

    • C. 

      Trabajadoras

  • 7. 
    The number of eligible Hispanic voters is expected to....................in the next few decades.
    • A. 

      Decrease slightly

    • B. 

      Increase significantly

    • C. 

      Increase slightly

  • 8. 
    Why did the third wave of Cuban immigrants have the most difficult time adjusting?
    • A. 

      They were not welcomed by president carter

    • B. 

      They had fewer skills and formal education than previous groups

    • C. 

      They grew up with pro American images and developed high expectations

  • 9. 
    Which of the following statements is true regarding inter-hispanic relations?
    • A. 

      Cubans tend to share their political power with Mexicans.

    • B. 

      Cubans primary adjustments are to other cubans more so than with other Hispanics

    • C. 

      Central and South Aemericans are united

  • 10. 
    Why was Alfredo Jimenz and his family called gusanos when they left Cuba?
    • A. 

      Their acquaintances wanted to wish them luck.

    • B. 

      Their acquaintances were insulting them for being traitors

    • C. 

      Their acquaintances knew the Jimenez family would be back

  • 11. 
    Terms such as mulatto and mestizo refer to
    • A. 

      The color gradient

    • B. 

      Biological races

    • C. 

      Ethclass

  • 12. 
    Central and South American immigrants
    • A. 

      Are often un documented

    • B. 

      Create a brain drain in their home countries

    • C. 

      All of these

  • 13. 
    One exception to the lack of positive Latino roles in american entertainment media is
    • A. 

      Juan valdez

    • B. 

      Dora the explorer

    • C. 

      Scarface

  • 14. 
    The term borderlands refers to
    • A. 

      The area of land one mile on either side of the rio grande

    • B. 

      The area of land south of san diego

    • C. 

      The area common culture alon the Mexican united states border

  • 15. 
    The treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
    • A. 

      Provided for massive annexation of mexican lands

    • B. 

      Extended citizenship to Mexican americans

    • C. 

      All of these

  • 16. 
    In the late 19th century, the federal government granted grazing priviledges on public grasslands and forests to anyone except
    • A. 

      Ranchers

    • B. 

      Mexican Americans

    • C. 

      Gold miners

  • 17. 
    Braceros are
    • A. 

      Illegal immigrants

    • B. 

      Legal immigrants

    • C. 

      Contracted laborers

  • 18. 
    The program of deporting Mexicans during the 1930s was called
    • A. 

      Los mojados

    • B. 

      Repatriation

    • C. 

      Operation wetback

  • 19. 
    Which of the following American policies was designed to discourage Mexican immigration?
    • A. 

      Los braceros

    • B. 

      Operation wetback

    • C. 

      National origin system

  • 20. 
    The term La raza is used to connote pride in
    • A. 

      The white race

    • B. 

      A pluralistc spanish, indian, and mexican heritage

    • C. 

      Puerto rican culture

  • 21. 
    An ideology emphasizing pride and positive identity among Mexican Americans is
    • A. 

      Brown pride

    • B. 

      Chicanismo

    • C. 

      Malinche

  • 22. 
    Chavez's labor union efforts have had the lasting effect of
    • A. 

      Improved working conditions for agricultural workers

    • B. 

      Increased awareness of the plight of migrant workers

    • C. 

      All of these

  • 23. 
    The United States acquired Puerto Rico as the result of
    • A. 

      The war of 1812

    • B. 

      The american revolution

    • C. 

      The spanish american war

  • 24. 
    What is the present status of the island of puerto Rico?
    • A. 

      Common wealth of the united states

    • B. 

      Independent country

    • C. 

      Colony of mexico

  • 25. 
    Puerto Rico is located closest to
    • A. 

      California

    • B. 

      Hawaii

    • C. 

      Florida

  • 26. 
    In 2006, the number of Puerto ricans on the mainland was................the number of residents on the island
    • A. 

      Roughly the same as

    • B. 

      Twice

    • C. 

      Four times

  • 27. 
    The largest concentration of Puerto ricans is in
    • A. 

      Chicago

    • B. 

      New orleans

    • C. 

      New york city

  • 28. 
    When a group experience prejudice and disriminatio, yet seems to have economically, socially, and educationally without resorting to political or violent confrontations with whites, they are said to be a
    • A. 

      Model minority

    • B. 

      Passive minority

    • C. 

      Winner minority

  • 29. 
    Of the following, which Asians american group has the highest levels of educational achievements?
    • A. 

      Asian indians

    • B. 

      Vietnamese

    • C. 

      Hmong

  • 30. 
    Portraying the problems of racial and ethnic minorities as their fault rather than recognizing society's responsibilities is referred to as
    • A. 

      The labeling theory

    • B. 

      Blaming the victim

    • C. 

      Normative theory

  • 31. 
    The term yellow peril captured which of the following characterizations of asian people?
    • A. 

      Heathen

    • B. 

      Drug addicted

    • C. 

      All of these

  • 32. 
    The media fuel prejudice against asian americans with
    • A. 

      Mistaken identity

    • B. 

      Ethnic slurs

    • C. 

      All of these

  • 33. 
    Mistaken identity by the media occurs when
    • A. 

      American sitizens of asian descent are presented as if they are foreigners

    • B. 

      News accounts unfairly blame asian nations for U.S economic problems

    • C. 

      Asian americans are not sought out for their views on issues related to asia

  • 34. 
    The first filipino immigrants were mostly
    • A. 

      Sailors

    • B. 

      Agricultural workers

    • C. 

      Students

  • 35. 
    Through most of the 1980s, asian indian immigrants
    • A. 

      Tended to be urban educated and english speaking

    • B. 

      Tended to settle in new york

    • C. 

      Preferred the smaller towns of rural america

  • 36. 
    Asian indians see................work as most likely to help them make the transition to the U.S and to give them the money they need to become more self-reliant.
    • A. 

      Agricultural

    • B. 

      Service

    • C. 

      Educational

  • 37. 
    The term boat people was used to describe a stage of immigration from
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      The phillipines

    • C. 

      Vietnam

  • 38. 
    One proble faced by Vietnamese refugess to the united states was
    • A. 

      Amalgamation

    • B. 

      Downward social mobility

    • C. 

      Annexation

  • 39. 
    Viet kieu are
    • A. 

      People from north vietnam prior to 1975

    • B. 

      People from vietnam living abroad

    • C. 

      Vietnamese of chinese ancestry

  • 40. 
    Native Hawaiians' term for Caucasians is
    • A. 

      Pansies

    • B. 

      White people

    • C. 

      Haoles

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