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Question 1

According to Nell Irvin Painter, author of The History of White People, white people:

typically just see themselves as “individuals.”

have a great sense of awareness of their status as white.

are made acutely aware of their identity as white by society.

are losing their advantaged status in society.

Question 2

When Shelly, a white American, sees a Middle Eastern man, she worries that he may be a terrorist. She would never say this and would never take action on these thoughts, but nonetheless, they come into her mind. Despite her commitment to fair treatment, she is harboring:

internal discrimination.

symbolic ethnicity.

modern racism.

prejudice.

Question 3

Which term refers to the more overt form of resistance through a movement such as revolution or genocide or through nonviolent protest?

group acquiescence

mutual resistance

individual alliance

collective resistance

Question 4

The Supreme Court’s landmark 1954 decision in Brown v. Board of Education struck down what doctrine?

slavery now, slavery always

survival of the fittest

eugenics

separate but equal

Question 5

0 / 1 pts

During Darwin’s time, some people believed there were several different species of humans. Darwin rejected this view, siding with the ________ who said humans are one species.

monogenists

Catholics

polygenists

Protestants

Question 6

Which group believed that humans were one species, united under God?

Darwinists

Catholics

monogenists

polygenists

Question 7

Under Johann Caspar Lavater’s theory of ________, people with light skin were thought to have higher intellect.

biological superiority

civic values

intelligence

physiognomy

Question 8

Reverend Samuel Stanhope Smith’s proposal that skin color should be viewed as a product of climate and therefore not correlated to inner virtues (e.g., intelligence, character, personality) suggests that he felt:

skin color correlates with moral virtues.

people were all the same beneath their skin.

race must be based on observable qualities such as skin color, not inner virtues.

weather, and thus human difference, was controlled by God.

Question 9

During the mid-twentieth century in the United States, many blacks moved north to escape Jim Crow laws in the rural South. This resulted in:

an immediate improvement in the lives of African Americans.

competition for housing and employment in the North, resulting in violent clashes between whites and blacks.

many blacks“passing” as white.

movement of more whites to the South.

Question 10

An 1851 excerpt from Harper’s Weekly magazine describes a certain racial group as lawbreaking, idle, thriftless, poor, and barbarian. What group is this excerpt describing?

Jews

Italians

Irish

African Americans

Question 11

Taken all together, these populations may be referred to as:

South American.

Latino or Hispanic.

Pan-Spanish.

Spanish American.

Question 12

The 1896 Supreme Court decision Plessy v. Ferguson upheld:

integration.

black men’s right to vote.

slavery.

segregation.

Question 13

When Blumenbach declared Caucasians the superlative of the races, he was following a popular line of thought that, in today’s view, mistakenly assumed that:

genetic quality must be regulated by governments.

whites were superior because of their skin color.

skull size and shape indicated human worth.

the capacity for literacy was genetic.

Question 14

Michelle is doing a school project that involves visiting a local mosque and interviewing Muslims about life in Indiana. What advice would Jen’nan Read likely give to Michelle?

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Be sure to interview both men and women, because gender is so important.

Take account of her“knapsack of privilege” before she begins her fieldwork.

Don’t confuse ethnicity and religion, wrongly assuming that “Muslim” and “Arab” are one and the same.

Don’t assume that Muslims support terrorism, because they do not.

Question 15

In one study of television portrayals of Arabs, researchers found basic myths that continue to surround this group, such as:

They are very poor.

They are frequently incarcerated.

They are uncivilized and barbaric.

They practice many religions.

Question 16

DNA testing is generally seen as a benefit to justice, because it allows for more precise identification of criminals. Sociologists see that forensic genetics also has a tendency to reproduce existing inequalities, because:

low-income people accused of crimes are unable to pay for their own forensic genetic testing.

people who have committed prior crimes, and those with relatives who have committed crimes, are more likely to be caught.

the criminal justice system is broken in so many ways that forensic genetics will have a miniscule benefit.

forensics is a human science, and the unacknowledged racism of analysts will influence results.

Question 17

Gordon is a graduate student wanting to develop a projection model for understanding race in the future. He consults with sociologist Jennifer Lee, and she recommends that he study:

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the black/white divide, because it is a common thread from the founding of America into the future.

the “browning of America,” because biracial populations are growing so quickly.

ethnicity instead of race, because culture is the dividing line of the future.

the “black/nonblack”divide, because distinctions between blacks and all other groups combined are becoming increasingly important.

Question 18

Nancy is a white woman who believes all races are equal, and she is committed to civic groups that promote diversity. She is walking down the street and passes a white man. She acknowledges him with a nod. She sees a black man coming down the street, and she crosses to the other side of the street to avoid passing by him because his blackness makes her feel unsafe. Robert Merton would describe Nancy as a(n):

timid bigot.

active bigot.

all-weather liberal.

fair-weather liberal.

Question 19

Ontological equality is the notion that:

physical characteristics are markers of the soul.

everyone is created equal by divine design.

social and biological traits can be traced through our lineage.

the curse of Ham makes equality today impossible.

Question 20

Prejudice is to discrimination as thinking is to:

being.

believing.

doing.

developing.

Question 21

Phrenology was an early-twentieth-century pseudoscience that read people’s intelligence, capacities, and race from:

differences in head formation.

bone structure and strength.

variations in body size.

genetic documentation of ancestors.

Question 22

Which term refers to the belief that members of separate races possess different and unequal traits?

nativism

ethnocentrism

ontological equality

racism

Question 23

When Asians are referred to as “the model minority,” this refers to their:

smooth assimilation.

internal integration among various Asian countries of origin.

resentment toward stereotypes.

success in the media industry.

Question 24

America’s first naturalization law, passed in 1790, granted citizenship to:

all white people.

anyone who had fought in the Revolutionary War.

former British citizens.

free white persons.

Question 25

A society is pluralistic if no distinct ethnic group is statistically:

equal to another.

in the minority.

the dominant group in government.

in the majority.

Question 26

James is a black man, and Mike is his white friend. James and Mike are having a disagreement about what needs to happen in order for race relations to improve in America. According to Gunnar Myrdal’s theory in An American Dilemma, James probably emphasizes ________, and Mike probably emphasizes ________.

problems; solutions

historic slavery; Martin Luther King, Jr.

health care; education

jobs; friendship

Question 27

In the nineteenth century, theories of race moved from religious-based racism to:

neo-racism.

humanistic racism.

scientific racism.

political racism.

Question 28

Which group believed that different races were distinct species?

Darwinists

polygenists

monogenists

Catholics

Question 29

A hypothetical group of immigrants come to the United States, settle in, learn English, send their children to public schools, and become economically self-sufficient. Robert Park’s model explained this journey as:

minority group adjustment.

successful immigration.

straight-line assimilation.

the geographic immigrant process.

Question 30

Due to both birthrate and the increased tendency among whites to embrace their Native roots, the Native American population is likely to:

plateau, as white privilege encourages whites to stop embracing their Native roots.

be recategorized as an “ethnic group” instead of a “race.”

continue increasing.

be counted in the U.S. Census by tribe.

 

 

 

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Question Question 1 According to Nell Irvin Painter, author of The History of White People, white people: typically just see themselves as “individuals.” have a great sense of awareness of their status as white. are made acutely aware of their identity as white by society. are losing their advantaged status in society. Question 2 When Shelly, a white American, sees a Middle Eastern man, she worries that he may be a terrorist. She would never say this and would never take action on these thoughts, but nonetheless, they come into her mind. Despite her commitment to fair treatment, she is harboring: internal discrimination. symbolic ethnicity. modern racism. prejudice. Question 3 Which term refers to the more overt form of resistance through a movement such as revolution or genocide or through nonviolent protest? group acquiescence mutual resistance individual alliance collective resistance Question 4 The Supreme Court’s landmark 1954 decision in Brown v. Board of Education struck down what doctrine? slavery now, slavery always survival of the fittest eugenics separate but equal Question 5 0 / 1 pts During Darwin’s time, some people believed there were several different species of humans. Darwin rejected this view, siding with the ________ who said humans are one species. monogenists Catholics polygenists Protestants Question 6 Which group believed that humans were one species, united under God? Darwinists Catholics monogenists polygenists Question 7 Under Johann Caspar Lavater’s theory of ________, people with light skin were thought to have higher intellect. biological superiority civic values intelligence physiognomy Question 8 Reverend Samuel Stanhope Smith’s proposal that skin color should be viewed as a product of climate and therefore not correlated to inner virtues (e.g., intelligence, character, personality) suggests that he felt: skin color correlates with moral virtues. people were all the same beneath their skin. race must be based on observable qualities such as skin color, not inner virtues. weather, and thus human difference, was controlled by God. Question 9 During the mid-twentieth century in the United Sta...
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