Sociology -- Chapter Seven

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  • 1. 
    Characteristics like race and ethnicity are called
    • A. 

      Ascribed statuses

    • B. 

      Achieved statuses

    • C. 

      Minority statuses

    • D. 

      Status roles

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Jewish Americans would most clearly be
    • A. 

      A racial group

    • B. 

      An authoritarian group

    • C. 

      An example of internal colonialism

    • D. 

      An ethnic group

    • E. 

      A split-labor group

  • 3. 
    A negative attitude toward certain people based solely on their membership in a particular group is called
    • A. 

      Prejudice

    • B. 

      Discrimination

    • C. 

      A minority group

    • D. 

      Pluralism

    • E. 

      Segregation

  • 4. 
    The tendency to view one's own group or culture as as in-group that follows the best and only prpoper way to live is termed
    • A. 

      Discrimination

    • B. 

      Prejudice

    • C. 

      Ethnocentrism

    • D. 

      Institutionalized discrimination

    • E. 

      Assimmilation

  • 5. 
    Which of the following are among the social sources of prejudice and discrimination discussed in the text?
    • A. 

      Assimilation

    • B. 

      Socialization and conformity

    • C. 

      Ethnocentrism

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Both B and C

  • 6. 
    Women who fail to qualify for employment in a fire department because they do not have sufficient upper-body strength to carry a heavy weight a long distance have encountered 
    • A. 

      Racism

    • B. 

      Apartheid

    • C. 

      Prejudice nondiscrimination

    • D. 

      Institutionalized discrimination

    • E. 

      Internal colonialism

  • 7. 
    The Serbs forced Muslims to move out of certain territories in the former Yugoslavia. This pattern of intergroup relations is most clearly referred to as
    • A. 

      Continued subjugation

    • B. 

      Genocide

    • C. 

      Population transfer

    • D. 

      Pluralism

    • E. 

      Separatism

  • 8. 
    Of the minority reactions to domination discussed in the text, minority groups with little power would probably respond with
    • A. 

      Separatism

    • B. 

      Rebellion

    • C. 

      Submission

    • D. 

      Social protest

    • E. 

      Population transfer

  • 9. 
    The ___perspective characterizes the mass media as "contested territory" that groups compete over.
    • A. 

      Conflict

    • B. 

      Functionalist

    • C. 

      Interactionist

    • D. 

      Assimilationist

    • E. 

      Evolutionary

  • 10. 
    Over the history of the United States, the experience of most immigrants comes closest to
    • A. 

      A melting pot

    • B. 

      Anglo conformity

    • C. 

      Continued subjugation

    • D. 

      Genocide

    • E. 

      Both A and B

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