Overla - Chapter 8 Social Stratification

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  • 1. 
    Indicate the main idea of the passage
    • A. 

      Women living in shelters have difficulty in safely storing their clothes and belongings

    • B. 

      Women living in shelters have food and shelter but must struggle to meet other needs

    • C. 

      Women living in shelters have difficulty filling up the hours spent every day on the street

  • 2. 
    The major hardships of women living in homeless shelters are
    • A. 

      Sleeplessness, boredom, and lack of storage space

    • B. 

      Boredome, sleeplessness, and hunger

    • C. 

      Hunger, boredom, and lack of storage space

    • D. 

      Sleeplessness, hunger, and lack of storage space

  • 3. 
    Several of the women in the shelter had difficulty sleeping because of
    • A. 

      The noise from coughing or weeping

    • B. 

      The sounds of people snoring

    • C. 

      Their preoccupation with worries

    • D. 

      All of the above caused difficulty in sleeping

  • 4. 
    The women were obliged to leave the shelter early in the morning unless
    • A. 

      They were seriously ill

    • B. 

      They had nowhere else to go

    • C. 

      It was snowing or raining

    • D. 

      It was Thanksgiving or Christmas

  • 5. 
    The women were reluctant to leave their belongings at the shelter because they
    • A. 

      Often changed shelters every night

    • B. 

      Needed all of their belongings during the day

    • C. 

      Were fearful that the items would be stolen

    • D. 

      Did not have any belongings to leave

  • 6. 
    SImple survival does NOT include
    • A. 

      Food

    • B. 

      Warmth

    • C. 

      Shelter

    • D. 

      Happiness

  • 7. 
    One example of public assistance is
    • A. 

      Food stamps

    • B. 

      Shelters

    • C. 

      Soup kitchens

    • D. 

      Hospital emergency rooms

  • 8. 
    In the phrase the great trials of homelessness, the word trial means
    • A. 

      A court case

    • B. 

      A hardship

    • C. 

      A verdict

    • D. 

      An experiment

  • 9. 
    In this passage, slog means
    • A. 

      A type of thick soup

    • B. 

      To hit or punch heavily

    • C. 

      To live without joy

    • D. 

      To walk through mud

  • 10. 
    In the passage, the phrase Grace and Kathleen notwithstanding could be replaced with
    • A. 

      Not including Grace and Kathleen

    • B. 

      Including Grace and Kathleen

    • C. 

      Against Grace and Kathleen

    • D. 

      Because of Grace and Kathleen

  • 11. 
    Explain absolute poverty AND explain relative poverty
  • 12. 
    Discuss the differences in life chances that exist between you and someone your age in a poor Asian country in the following areas:     Education:     Health Care:     Job Opportunities:
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