Quiz: Gender-role Stereotypes

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Quiz: Gender-role Stereotypes

We live in a much more enlightened society today, but while there is still some work to be done to achieve gender equality, we’re quite far removed from the stereotypes dealt with in this quiz. Can you identify them all?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Men have the stereotype of a __________ role.
    • A. 

      Authoritarian

    • B. 

      Sympathetic

    • C. 

      Proactive

    • D. 

      Biased

    • E. 

      Reactive

  • 2. 
    Women have the stereotype of the ____________ role
    • A. 

      Uneducated

    • B. 

      Proactive

    • C. 

      Biased

    • D. 

      Sympathetic

    • E. 

      Reactive

  • 3. 
    Black women suffer from the theory of _____________
    • A. 

      "the glass ceiling"

    • B. 

      "gendered bias"

    • C. 

      "sex disadvantage"

    • D. 

      "double domination"

    • E. 

      "race stereotyping"

  • 4. 
    Men are assumed to be...
    • A. 

      Stubborn

    • B. 

      Task-oriented

    • C. 

      Rational

    • D. 

      Opportunistic

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Women are assumed to be...
    • A. 

      Submissive

    • B. 

      Conceited

    • C. 

      Sharp-witted

    • D. 

      Hard-headed

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    The difference between male/female communication behaviors is attributed to ______
    • A. 

      Sex

    • B. 

      Gender

    • C. 

      Bad parenting

    • D. 

      Media

    • E. 

      Public schools

  • 7. 
    According to Goffman, Gender Displays are
    • A. 

      Public displays of affection

    • B. 

      Conventionalized portrayals of behaviors that society has defined as masculine or feminine

    • C. 

      Bad behaviors

    • D. 

      Biological traits

    • E. 

      Displays of sexuality

  • 8. 
    The primary communicator of sex-role stereotypes is:
    • A. 

      Newspapers

    • B. 

      Magazine ads

    • C. 

      Billboards

    • D. 

      Music

    • E. 

      Television