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  • 1. 
    Which term is used to refer to subordinate group whose members have significantly less control or power over their own lives than the members of a dominant group have over theirs? 
    • A. 

      Minority group

    • B. 

      Majority group

    • C. 

      Social group


  • 2. 
    Members of a minority or subordinate group
    • A. 

      Generally marry outside their group

    • B. 

      Become a part of the group voluntarily

    • C. 

      Share physicl or cultural characteristics that differ from the majority group


  • 3. 
    All of the following are processes that may create subordinate groups except:
    • A. 

      Immigration

    • B. 

      Extermination

    • C. 

      Annexation


  • 4. 
    Which  term is used by sociologists to describe a group that is set apart from others because of obivous physical differences?
    • A. 

      Social group

    • B. 

      Ethnic group

    • C. 

      Racial group


  • 5. 
    The bell curve presented the research of Herrnstein and Murray on the Iq, where they claimed that
    • A. 

      60 percent of iq is inheritable

    • B. 

      Welfare should be ended to discourage births among low-Iq poor women

    • C. 

      All of these


  • 6. 
    When belief in the inheritance of behavior patterns is coupled with the feeling that certain groups are inherently superior to others it is called
    • A. 

      Racism

    • B. 

      Ethnocentrism

    • C. 

      Prejudice


  • 7. 
    Hate crimes are criminal offenses commited because of the offender's bias against a
    • A. 

      Race or ethnic group

    • B. 

      Any of these

    • C. 

      Religion group


  • 8. 
    Prejudice is
    • A. 

      A negative attitude , not behavior

    • B. 

      Aimed at individuals, not groups

    • C. 

      Based on accurate definitions


  • 9. 
    Which of the following is an ethnophaulism?
    • A. 

      The employer refused to consider the application from a qualified Norwegian American

    • B. 

      The personnel manager told the applicant that she had excellant work experience for a woman

    • C. 

      The job applicant thought he was refused the position because he was not black


  • 10. 
    Scapegoating
    • A. 

      Involves prejudice people believing they are society's victims.

    • B. 

      Transfers guilt from the individual to some vulnerable group.

    • C. 

      Leads to mass extermination of German Jews during World War II


  • 11. 
    The most important force causing people to emigrate has been
    • A. 

      War

    • B. 

      Economic

    • C. 

      Political repression


  • 12. 
    Nativism in the 1850s was a political movement pledged to do all of the following except
    • A. 

      Return tribal lands to native american indians

    • B. 

      Fight catholicism

    • C. 

      Demand 21 year naturalization period


  • 13. 
    The use of two or more languagues in places of work or education and the treatment of each language as legitimate.
    • A. 

      Bilingualism

    • B. 

      Gifted

    • C. 

      Dual-lingualism


  • 14. 
    Sinophobes are people with
    • A. 

      A tendency to sterotype ethnic minorities

    • B. 

      A fear of anything associated with china.

    • C. 

      A desire to christianize slaves.


  • 15. 
    The maintenace of one's ethnic ties in a way that can assist with assimilation in larger society is known as
    • A. 

      Ethnicity paradox

    • B. 

      Assimilation paradox

    • C. 

      Religous paradox


  • 16. 
    Which of the following is an example of respectable bigotry?
    • A. 

      Pollock jokes

    • B. 

      Tv shows that depict italians as members of organized crime.

    • C. 

      All of these


  • 17. 
    When the Irish immigrated to America during the Potato Famine, they
    • A. 

      Encountered an emerging nativism

    • B. 

      Did not live in ethnic neighborhoods

    • C. 

      Could find city jobs and politcal power almost immediately


  • 18. 
    Christopher Columbus commented in his diary that the "indians" encountered in the New World would make
    • A. 

      Good servants

    • B. 

      Strong allies

    • C. 

      Skilled soldiers


  • 19. 
    The most encouraging development in the higher education of Native Americans has been in the recent growth of
    • A. 

      Missionary schools

    • B. 

      Private four-year universites

    • C. 

      Tribal community colleges


  • 20. 
    The council of energy resource tribes is primarily concerned with indian
    • A. 

      Radiation and health

    • B. 

      Energy and mineral resource revenues

    • C. 

      Civil rights


  • 21. 
    What's the problem with the term Native American
    • A. 

      It doesn't reflect the indians names for themselves

    • B. 

      It originated from the perception of whites

    • C. 

      All of these


  • 22. 
    Those who participate in traditional Navjo ways of life
    • A. 

      Do worse in school

    • B. 

      Are just as sucessful in school.

    • C. 

      Do not recieve adequate healthcare


  • 23. 
    Which of the following was part of Martin Luther King Jr's civil disobedience strategy?
    • A. 

      Active nonviolent resistence

    • B. 

      Seeking to win the friendship and understanding of opponents

    • C. 

      All of these


  • 24. 
    Government records made public in1973 revealed that the FBI
    • A. 

      Had infiltrated the ku klux klan to deteect violent crimes against African Americans

    • B. 

      Had infiltrated civil rights groups to discredit them

    • C. 

      Knew about Kennedy's assassination in advance


  • 25. 
    Which of the following statements reguarding "slave breeding" is true?
    • A. 

      Slave men were given the opportunity to marry

    • B. 

      Men's only recognized family role was that of siring offspring

    • C. 

      Close attention was paid to the emotional needs of slave parents and children


  • 26. 
    All of the following are true according to the Afrocentric perspective EXCEPT
    • A. 

      African culture should become less and less important to black americans

    • B. 

      African traditions among african americans can be seen in folklore, religion, language, and music

    • C. 

      Speaking of afrrican culture as coming from a single source ignores its complexity


  • 27. 
    Antislavery advocates, including whites and free blacks were called
    • A. 

      White primaries

    • B. 

      Abolitionists

    • C. 

      Militants


  • 28. 
    The red summer refers to violence against African Americans
    • A. 

      During reconstruction

    • B. 

      Following WWI

    • C. 

      During the civil rights movement


  • 29. 
    Which of the following statements is true about arabs and muslims?
    • A. 

      Most muslim are not arabs

    • B. 

      Most arab americans are not muslim

    • C. 

      All of these


  • 30. 
    The single most unifying force among arabs is
    • A. 

      The arabic language

    • B. 

      The religion of islam

    • C. 

      Their country of orign


  • 31. 
    The large majority of muslims in america are
    • A. 

      Shiites

    • B. 

      Hajj

    • C. 

      African americans


  • 32. 
    A unique development in the history of arab immigration has been the growth and continuing vibrancy of an arab community in
    • A. 

      Dearborn michigan

    • B. 

      Cleveland,oh

    • C. 

      Washington, d.c


  • 33. 
    The garments that allow women to follow the guidelines of modest dress are called
    • A. 

      Hijab

    • B. 

      Jajj

    • C. 

      Jihad


  • 34. 
    Any arbitrary police initiated action based on race, ethnicity, or national origin rather than a person's behavior is called
    • A. 

      Racial profiling

    • B. 

      Discrimination

    • C. 

      Unfairness


  • 35. 
    A group that despite past perceptions and discrimination, suceeds economically, socially, and educationally without resorting to political or violent confrontations with whites is known as
    • A. 

      The image minority

    • B. 

      The model minority

    • C. 

      The example minority


  • 36. 
    What is the yellow peril?
    • A. 

      The brain drain from china and india

    • B. 

      The lack of educational achievements among vietnamese

    • C. 

      Generalized prejudice towards asians


  • 37. 
    The gook syndrome refers to negative attitudes held by americans about
    • A. 

      Mexicans

    • B. 

      Asians

    • C. 

      Cubans


  • 38. 
    Another term for whites in hawaii is
    • A. 

      Gooks

    • B. 

      Haoles

    • C. 

      Ajas


  • 39. 
    With citizenship, the U.S. guaranteed which of the following in the treaty of guadalupe hidalgo?
    • A. 

      Religious freedom

    • B. 

      Propery rights

    • C. 

      All of these


  • 40. 
    A generalization that can be made about Mexican Americans in the nineteenth century is that they
    • A. 

      Were regarded as a conquered people

    • B. 

      Assimilated fully into the dominant culture

    • C. 

      Were the dominant group in the southwest


  • 41. 
    Braceros are
    • A. 

      Illegal immigrants

    • B. 

      Legal immigrants

    • C. 

      Contracted laborers


  • 42. 
    The jones act of 1917 granted puerto ricans
    • A. 

      Statehood

    • B. 

      Citizenship

    • C. 

      Independence


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