The Contemporary Western World, 1970 - Present 4 4/25/10

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The Contemporary Western World, 1970 - Present 4 4/25/10


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  • 1. 
     restriction based on being male ot female
    • A. 

      Popular culture

    • B. 

      gender stereotyping

    • C. 

      Cultural imperialism

    • D. 

      postmodernism

    • E. 

      Munich

  • 2. 
    Revival of traditional elements and techniques
    • A. 

      Popular culture

    • B. 

      Gender stereotyping

    • C. 

      Cultural imperialism

    • D. 

      postmodernism

    • E. 

      Munich

  • 3. 
    Entertainment created for a profit and a mass audience
    • A. 

      Popular culture

    • B. 

      Gender stereotyping

    • C. 

      Cultural imperialism

    • D. 

      postmodernism

    • E. 

      Munich

  • 4. 
    Control of a nation's culture by another nation
    • A. 

      Popular culture

    • B. 

      Gender stereotyping

    • C. 

      Cultural imperialism

    • D. 

      Postmodernism

    • E. 

      Munich

  • 5. 
    Site of the 1972 Olympics massacre of Israeli athletes
    • A. 

      Popular culture

    • B. 

      Gender stereotyping

    • C. 

      Cultural imperialism

    • D. 

      Postmodernism

    • E. 

      Munich

  • 6. 
    To protect their musical heritage, the French passed a law
    • A. 

      Banning MTV from French television.

    • B. 

      Requiring at least 40 percent of radio time to be for French-language music.

    • C. 

      Requiring every citizen to buy at least two French-language music CDs.

    • D. 

      Banning Michael Jackson and Madonna from performing in France.

  • 7. 
    In the 1960s, as television spread around the world, U.S. TV programs
    • A. 

      Became less popular.

    • B. 

      Became popular in Europe and in non-Western nations.

    • C. 

      Were replaced by European shows.

    • D. 

      got longer and had fewer commercials.

  • 8. 
    All of the following genres of music began in the United States and allare rooted in African American forms EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Jazz.

    • B. 

      rock.

    • C. 

      Rhythm and blues.

    • D. 

      reggae.

  • 9. 
    Challenged by President Kennedy in 1961, massive government funding and leaps in research and technology enabled the United States by 1969 to
    • A. 

      split the atom.

    • B. 

      Find a low-cost alternative to polluting chemical fertilizers.

    • C. 

      Land astronauts on the moon.

    • D. 

      Create a wide-screen TV for a under $5,000.

  • 10. 
    In the 1990s, some women and men rejected or attempted to redefine the concept of "feminism" to mean                                                                                                        '
    • A. 

      Balancing career and family.

    • B. 

      Female superiority.

    • C. 

      Coed sports teams.

    • D. 

      A return to femininity for women.

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