Diversity Quiz

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Diversity Quiz

Quiz to touch on different aspects of diversity.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The first alarm clock was made by a black mathematician.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Charles Drew was a black surgeon who performed the first successful heart operation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    As a result of the Spanish-American War of 1898, the people of Puerto Rico and the Philippines finally rid themselves of Spanish colonial rule and willingly consented to having their countries become protectorates of the United States.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The forced migration of the Sioux people from their homeland in Georgia to Oklahoma, during which one-fourth of them died of starvation, disease, and exposure, is known as the "Trail of Tears".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    During World War II, the U.S. placed many innocent citizens in concentration camps and confiscated their property.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    There was no federal ruling protecting the U.S. citizen's rights to marry a person of another race until 1970.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A minority group
    • A. 

      Has equal power over their lives as the dominant group

    • B. 

      Has less control and power over their own lives that the majority group

    • C. 

      Has more control and power over their own lives that the majority group

  • 8. 
    A racial group is:
    • A. 

      A group set apart from others because of it's national origin or distinctive cultural patterns

    • B. 

      A group that is socially set apart because of obvious physical differences

    • C. 

      A group that is socially set apart based on religious beliefs

  • 9. 
    An ethic group is:
    • A. 

      A group set apart from others because of it's national origin or distinctive cultural patterns

    • B. 

      A group that is socially set apart because of obvious physical differences

    • C. 

      A group that is socially set apart based on religious beliefs

  • 10. 
    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. labor pool is rapidly diversifying.  By 2016, what percent of the work force is projected to be women and/or black, Latino or Asian?
    • A. 

      81%

    • B. 

      70%

    • C. 

      62%

  • 11. 
    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. labor pool is rapidly diversifying. By 2043, Caucasians will be less that what % of all Americans?
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      43%

    • C. 

      38%

  • 12. 
    According to Selig Center for Economic Growth, from 1990 to 2013, Latino purchasing power is projected to grow by what %?
    • A. 

      195%

    • B. 

      370%

    • C. 

      560%

  • 13. 
    According to Selig Center for Economic Growth, from 1990 to 2013, Caucasian purchasing power is projected to grow by what %?
    • A. 

      157%

    • B. 

      211%

    • C. 

      339%

  • 14. 
    According to the Department of Labor/Bureau of Labor Statistics, in August 2009, the unemployment rate of people with a disability was what % compared to 9.3% for people with no ADA-defined disability?
    • A. 

      27.9%

    • B. 

      19.8%

    • C. 

      16.9%

  • 15. 
    According to Selig Center for Economic Growth, from 1990 to 2008, what people group grew by 45%, outpacing the projected gains of 22% for the total U.S. population and 16% for the white population.
    • A. 

      American Indian

    • B. 

      Hispanic or Latino American

    • C. 

      African American