Arq 7.1

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United States Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Ethnicity is important because
    • A. 

      It provides the only stable basis of political states in the modern world.

    • B. 

      It opposes nationalism and globalization.

    • C. 

      It promotes peace and wellbeing in the face of the globalization of culture

    • D. 

      It reinforces diversity in the face of the globalization of culture.

    • E. 

      It defines citizenship and sovereignty in the political arena.

  • 2. 
    The most populous ethnic group in the United States is
    • A. 

      African Americans.

    • B. 

      Asian Americans.

    • C. 

      Latinos/Hispanics.

    • D. 

      American Indians and Alaska Natives.

    • E. 

      Austral-Asians.

  • 3. 
    The second most populous ethnic group in the United States is
    • A. 

      Latinos/Hispanics.

    • B. 

      Asian Americans.

    • C. 

      African Americans.

    • D. 

      American Indians and Alaska Natives.

    • E. 

      Austral-Asians.

  • 4. 
    An examination of the distribution of ethnicities in the United States reveals
    • A. 

      Ethnicities are not often clustered in urban areas.

    • B. 

      Different ethnicities cluster in each U.S. region.

    • C. 

      Ethnic neighborhoods contain a heterogeneous mix of ethnicities, even in cities that were once known for their patterns of segregation.

    • D. 

      Segregation and exclusion are a thing of the past for nearly all U.S. ethnic groups.

    • E. 

      Ethnic groups tend to cluster in urban areas and in different U.S. regions.

  • 5. 
    The largest Hispanic/Latino groups in the United States are from which two countries?
    • A. 

      Guatemala and Mexico

    • B. 

      Cuba and Mexico

    • C. 

      Puerto Rico and Mexico

    • D. 

      Puerto Rico and Cuba

    • E. 

      Dominican Republic and Cuba

  • 6. 
    The largest numbers of Asian Americans are descended from immigrants from
    • A. 

      Vietnam.

    • B. 

      Japan.

    • C. 

      China.

    • D. 

      The Philippines.

    • E. 

      Korea.

  • 7. 
    President Barack Obama is a good example of the
    • A. 

      Complexity of ethnic identity in the United States.

    • B. 

      Confusion over ethnicity and race in Kenya.

    • C. 

      Natural and biological basis for classifying humans.

    • D. 

      Complexity of Asian American identity in the United States.

    • E. 

      Principle of the distribution of persons of color.