SOC 100 Exam 3 Part 1

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Question 16

The “one drop rule” in US history refers to:

 

An old law that specified that an individual was legally black if they had one black ancestor.
A way to justify mixed-race children of slaves and masters being designated as slaves.
The ideology that if one has black ancestors, then one should identify as black.
All of these.

Question 17

A sociohistorical process in which racial categories are created, inhibited, transformed, and destroyed is known as

the racial cycle
cultural racism
racial development
racial formation

 

Question 18

The term “expulsion” refers to:

 

Systematic removal of a group of people from society.
Deliberate, systematic killing of an entire people or nation.
Blaming a racial, ethnic, or minority group for worsening economic conditions.
Physical separation of two or more groups in society.

 

Question 19

Assimilation refers to:

 

Melding of several cultures together to form a new culture (A+B+C=D)
Immigrant cultures blending in to the dominant culture (A+B+C=A)
In cooperative circumstances, interracial contact between people of equal status will reduce prejudice.
Several cultures peacefully coexisting side-by-side (A+B+C=A+B+C)

 

Question 20

Scientists have determined that there are significant genetic differences between racial groups. Thus, they conclude that race is a valid biological construct.

True

False

 

 

Question 21

Which of the following defines race?

a group that has recently arrived in their current nation of residence.
a subordinate group whose members have significantly less control over their own lives than the members of a dominant or majority group.
a group that is set apart from others because of physical differences that have taken on social significance.
a group that is set apart from others because of its national origin or distinctive cultural patterns.

 

Question 22

Which of the following would NOT be considered discrimination?

Sue refuses to give Jane a ride to work because Jane is black.
Sue believes that all poor people are criminals.
Sue refuses to hire Jane because she is homeless.
Jane refuses to promote Sue because she is too old.

 

Question 23

Which of the following best defines racism?

the tendency of people to respond to and act on the basis of stereotypes.
the belief that one race is supreme and that all others are innately inferior.
the systematic subordination of an entire people or nation.
the denial of opportunities and equal rights to individuals and groups because of prejudice.

 

Question 24

The term “scapegoating” refers to:

 

Physical separation of two or more groups in society.
Blaming a racial, ethnic, or minority group for worsening economic conditions.
Systematic removal of a group of people from society.
Deliberate, systematic killing of an entire people or nation.

 

Question 25

Vladimir, a Russian immigrant to the United States, insists that everyone call him Joe, and he refuses to speak Russian, even in casual conversation with Russian-speaking neighbors. This is an example of

amalgamation
the contact hypothesis
assimilation
pluralism

 

Question 26

Which of the following defines immigrants?

 

a group that is set apart from others because of its national origin or distinctive cultural patterns.
a subordinate group whose members have significantly less control over their own lives than the members of a dominant or majority group.
a group that has recently arrived in their current nation of residence.
a group that is set apart from others because of physical differences that have taken on social significance.

 

Question 27

The term “homogamy” refers to:

 

One husband with multiple wives, where the wives do not have sexual or romantic relations with one another.
The tendency of most of us to partner with and/or marry someone opposite of us in terms of social location.
The tendency of most of us to partner with and/or marry someone similar to us in terms of social location.
Three or more individuals who are in sexual and romantic relationships with each other.

 

Question 28

Which definition of the family focuses on what families do for society and for their members?

substantive
kinship
functionalist
practical