APHUG Test 7

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APHUG Test 7

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  • 1. 
    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.

  • 2. 
    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.

  • 3. 
    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.

  • 4. 
    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

  • 5. 
    The largest numbers of Asian Americans are descended from immigrants from
    • A. 

      Vietnam.

    • B. 

      Japan.

    • C. 

      China.

    • D. 

      The Philippines.

    • E. 

      Korea.

  • 6. 
    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.

  • 7. 
    By evaluating this map, we can surmise that the Asian American population in Texas is
    • A. 

      Fairly evenly dispersed in the state's rural communities.

    • B. 

      More concentrated in the northern part of the state.

    • C. 

      More concentrated in the urban areas in the northwest and southwest.

    • D. 

      More concentrated in the urban areas in the northeast and southeast.

    • E. 

      Migrating to other states such as California.

  • 8. 
    By interpreting this map, we can surmise that in the Hispanic population
    • A. 

      Hardly any live in the northwestern United States.

    • B. 

      In Florida, there is more of a concentration in the northern part of the state.

    • C. 

      In California, there is more of a concentration in the northern part of the state.

    • D. 

      In Idaho, there is more of a concentration in the southern part of the state.

    • E. 

      In Idaho, there are roughly equal concentrations in the northern and southern parts of the state.

  • 9. 
    By interpreting this map, we surmise that in the African American population
    • A. 

      In Illinois, nearly all are distributed in the southern part of the state.

    • B. 

      In Florida, there is more of a concentration in the western part of the state.

    • C. 

      In California, there is more of a concentration in the northern part of the state.

    • D. 

      In Arkansas, there is more of a concentration in the southern part of the state.

    • E. 

      In Nevada, there are roughly equal concentrations in the northern and southern parts of the state.

  • 10. 
    This map indicates that in Los Angeles, Asian Americans are mainly concentrated
    • A. 

      In the southeast.

    • B. 

      In the northeast.

    • C. 

      In the approximate geographic center.

    • D. 

      In a contiguous line from the northeast to the southeast.

    • E. 

      In an inverted pattern from west to east.

  • 11. 
    This map indicates that in Los Angeles, African Americans are mainly concentrated
    • A. 

      In the northeast.

    • B. 

      Near the geographic center of the urban area.

    • C. 

      In a contiguous line from the northeast to the southeast.he southeast.

    • D. 

      In an inverted pattern from west to east.

    • E. 

      In the southeast.

  • 12. 
    As part of the triangular slave trade system, ships bound for Europe carried
    • A. 

      Cloth and trinkets.

    • B. 

      Rum and molasses.

    • C. 

      Slaves.

    • D. 

      Gold and silver.

    • E. 

      Slaves and molasses.

  • 13. 
    After World War II ended, millions of people were forced to migrate because of
    • A. 

      Soviet repatriation of Gypsies and Jews.

    • B. 

      Counterattacks by the Allies.

    • C. 

      German expansion.

    • D. 

      The return of defeated German soldiers to their homes.

    • E. 

      Changes in the boundaries of states.

  • 14. 
    African Americans migrated out of the U.S. South partly as a consequence of
    • A. 

      The removal of travel visa requirements for people of color.

    • B. 

      Increased farm mechanization leading to a decreased demand for farm labor.

    • C. 

      The development of better airports, allowing for rapid and efficient travel.

    • D. 

      Increasing opportunities to work in northern coal mines and the California gold rush.

    • E. 

      The growth of agriculture in the U.S. North.

  • 15. 
    From 1910 to 1950, population density of African Americans in ghettos
    • A. 

      Increased.

    • B. 

      Remained the same.

    • C. 

      Decreased.

    • D. 

      Briefly increased before decreasing.

    • E. 

      Fluctuated.

  • 16. 
    Which of the following does the United States Census Bureau not consider a race?
    • A. 

      Japanese

    • B. 

      Black

    • C. 

      Hispanic/Latino

    • D. 

      White

    • E. 

      Samoan

  • 17. 
    The "separate but equal" doctrine in the United States was legally established by
    • A. 

      Individual states.

    • B. 

      Plessy v. Ferguson.

    • C. 

      Brown v. Board of Education.

    • D. 

      The Missouri Compromise.

    • E. 

      The fourteenth amendment to the Constitution.

  • 18. 
    The Brown v. Board of Education court decision ruled that
    • A. 

      Separate schools for blacks and whites were unconstitutional.

    • B. 

      "white flight" was morally wrong and should be curtailed.

    • C. 

      Discriminatory lending practices and restrictive covenants were unconstitutional.

    • D. 

      Separate facilities for blacks and whites were acceptable so long as they were of the same quality.

    • E. 

      Separate schools for blacks and whites were constitutional but separate drinking fountains were unconstitutional.

  • 19. 
    An example of white flight is the
    • A. 

      Movement of whites from northern cities like Chicago and New York to southern cities.

    • B. 

      Movement of whites from southern cities like New Orleans to western cities like Los Angeles.

    • C. 

      Establishment of suburbs around Los Angeles.

    • D. 

      Decrease in the percent of whites remaining in the Southeast because of black migration from the Southeast.

    • E. 

      Emigration of whites from central Los Angeles as blacks were arriving.

  • 20. 
    A nationality is
    • A. 

      A group of people tied to a place through legal status and tradition.

    • B. 

      A country.

    • C. 

      Ethnic identity.

    • D. 

      Any cohesive group of people.

    • E. 

      Any group with shared religion, language, and origin of birth.

  • 21. 
    Loyalty and devotion to a state that represents a particular group's culture is
    • A. 

      Nationalism.

    • B. 

      Nation-state.

    • C. 

      Nation.

    • D. 

      State.

    • E. 

      Multiculturalism.

  • 22. 
    An example of a nationality might be
    • A. 

      A group of Cherokee Indians living on a reservation.

    • B. 

      A group of Ojibwa Indians touring around Europe.

    • C. 

      A number of Cherokee students living in diverse cities around North America.

    • D. 

      The Nazi Party within Germany in the 1930s.

    • E. 

      A group of Methodist preachers who are now living in various Southern states.

  • 23. 
    According to this map, the Kurds are likely
    • A. 

      In a new country created for them between Iraq, Iran, and Turkey.

    • B. 

      Located in the Balkans.

    • C. 

      Clustered completely in Iraq.

    • D. 

      Divided among Turkey, Syria, Iraq, and Iran.

    • E. 

      Divided among Iraq, Iran, and Syria.

  • 24. 
    The Kurds
    • A. 

      Are living in a new country created for them between Iraq, Iran, and Turkey.

    • B. 

      Are a group which long ago migrated from Anatolia to the Balkans.

    • C. 

      Have no wish to become a nationality, only to remain an ethnicity.

    • D. 

      Have a large population but are divided among enough countries that they are a minority in every one.

    • E. 

      Are not targeted as potential rebels by the Turkish government.

  • 25. 
    Balkanization refers to
    • A. 

      The creation of nation-states in southeastern Europe.

    • B. 

      The breakdown of a state due to conflicts among nationalities.

    • C. 

      A small geographic area that cannot successfully be organized into states.

    • D. 

      Ethnic cleansing.

    • E. 

      Religions splintering into opposing groups.

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