Practice Test On Race And Ethnicity! Trivia Quiz

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Practice Test On Race And Ethnicity! Trivia Quiz


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  • 1. 
    The racial term “African American” can refer to:a black person living in America
    • A. 

      A black person living in America

    • B. 

      People whose ancestors came to America through the slave trade

    • C. 

      A white person who originated in Africa and now lives in the United States

    • D. 

      Any of the above

  • 2. 
    Amalgamation is represented by the _____________ metaphor.
    • A. 

      Melting pot

    • B. 

      Statue of Liberty

    • C. 

      Salad bowl

    • D. 

      Separate but equal

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Jim Crow

    • B. 

      Plessey v. Ferguson

    • C. 

      De jure

    • D. 

      Separate but equal

  • 4. 
    Which federal act or program was designed to allow more Hispanic American immigration, not block it?
    • A. 

      The Bracero Program

    • B. 

      Immigration Reform and Control Act

    • C. 

      Operation Wetback

    • D. 

      SB 1070

  • 5. 
    Many Arab Americans face _______________, especially after 9/11.
    • A. 

      Racism

    • B. 

      Segregation

    • C. 

      Islamophobia

    • D. 

      Prejudice

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Self-definition

    • B. 

      Numerical minority

    • C. 

      Lack of power

    • D. 

      Strong cultural identity

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      They are the only group that experienced expulsion.

    • B. 

      They are the only group that was segregated.

    • C. 

      They are the only group that was enslaved.

    • D. 

      They are the only group that did not come here as immigrants.

  • 8. 
    Speedy Gonzalez is an example of:
    • A. 

      Intersection theory

    • B. 

      Stereotyping

    • C. 

      Interactionist view

    • D. 

      Culture of prejudice

  • 9. 
    Ethnicity describes shared:
    • A. 

      Beliefs

    • B. 

      Language

    • C. 

      Religion

    • D. 

      Any of the above

  • 10. 
    Which intergroup relation displays the least tolerance?
    • A. 

      Segregation

    • B. 

      Assimilation

    • C. 

      Genocide

    • D. 

      Expulsion

  • 11. 
    Stereotypes can be based on:
    • A. 

      Race

    • B. 

      Ethnicity

    • C. 

      Gender

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Which subordinate group is often referred to as the “model minority?”
    • A. 

      African Americans

    • B. 

      Asian Americans

    • C. 

      White ethnic Americans

    • D. 

      Native Americans

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Biased thoughts against an individual or group

    • B. 

      Biased actions against an individual or group

    • C. 

      Belief that a race different from yours is inferior

    • D. 

      Another word for stereotyping

  • 14. 
    Scapegoat theory shows that:
    • A. 

      Subordinate groups blame dominant groups for their problems

    • B. 

      Dominant groups blame subordinate groups for their problems

    • C. 

      Some people are predisposed to prejudice

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is the best explanation of racism as a social fact?
    • A. 

      It needs to be eradicated by laws.

    • B. 

      It is like a magic pill.

    • C. 

      It does not need the actions of individuals to continue.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      For a better life

    • B. 

      To escape oppression

    • C. 

      Because they were forced out of their own countries

    • D. 

      A and b only

  • 17. 
    As a Caucasian in the United States, being reasonably sure that you will be dealing with authority figures of the same race as you is a result of:
    • A. 

      Intersection theory

    • B. 

      Conflict theory

    • C. 

      White privilege

    • D. 

      Scapegoating theory

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is an example of a numerical majority being treated as a subordinate group?
    • A. 

      Jewish people in Germany

    • B. 

      Creoles in New Orleans

    • C. 

      White people in Brazil

    • D. 

      Blacks under Apartheid in South Africa

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      Assimilation

    • B. 

      Pluralism

    • C. 

      Amalgamation

    • D. 

      Segregation