Chapter 9 Inequality And Stratification By Sexual Orientation

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In this day and age people are increasingly being accepted all over the world and not judged based on whom they choose to give their love to or the gender they belong to. Have you covered Chapter 9 on inequality and stratification by sexual orientation? Take this quiz and see what you remember!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     _______ refers to the biological distinction between males and females.
    • A. 

      Sex

    • B. 

      Sexual orientation

    • C. 

      Asexuality

    • D. 

      Transsexuals

  • 2. 
    _______ is the irrational fear and hatred of homosexuality.
    • A. 

      Primary sex characteristics

    • B. 

      Secondary sex characteristics

    • C. 

      Bisexuals

    • D. 

      Homophobia

  • 3. 
    The term stratification refers to:
    • A. 

      The ranking of people in a society according to their wealth, prestige and power

    • B. 

      The tasks and behaviors that people in a society consider being either feminine or masculine

    • C. 

      Single sex friendship groups

    • D. 

      Nothing the term is made up and thus does not really exist

  • 4. 
    In 1900, what percentage of women had jobs outside of the home?
    • A. 

      20%

    • B. 

      40%

    • C. 

      60%

    • D. 

      80%

  • 5. 
    What are pink collar jobs?
    • A. 

      Jobs that require employees to wear shirts with pink collars

    • B. 

      Jobs that are 75 percent filled by women

    • C. 

      Jobs considered ideal for teenagers

    • D. 

      Jobs involving elementary education

  • 6. 
    In regard to domestic violence it is estimated that only ______ of females abused by their male partners ever report it to the police.
    • A. 

      33 percent

    • B. 

      50 percent

    • C. 

      75 percent

    • D. 

      95 percent

  • 7. 
    Sexism refers to:
    • A. 

      The belief that one sex is innately superior to the other

    • B. 

      The belief that the sexes are equal

    • C. 

      The belief that both men and women should be blocked from success by an invisible glass ceiling

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    According to symbolic interactionists when women interact with men they tend to be:
    • A. 

      Loud

    • B. 

      Demanding

    • C. 

      Verbally aggressive

    • D. 

      Softer

  • 9. 
    In the United States liberals contend that elders face a higher risk of poverty as a result of prejudice and discrimination based on their age.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The intersection theory refers to the interplay of potentially stigmatized statuses that can result in multiple disadvantages for a person.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False