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SOCS350 final exam

age 1

Question 1.1. (TCOs 1, 2, and 8) The form of discrimination
based on the belief that some group or groups are innately inferior or superior
is called _____ discrimination. (Points : 5)

ideological or
individual

gender or
racial

egalitarian or
unequal

institutionalized or structural

Question 2.2. (TCOs 1, 2, and 8) A category of people
distinguished by inheritable physical characteristics that sets them apart from
other groups in the society is called _____. (Points : 5)

an ethnic group

a racial group

White ethnics

culturally
different

Question 3.3. (TCOs 3 and 4) Cultural beliefs that justify
particular social arrangements, including patterns of inequality, is/are _____.
(Points : 5)

values

norms

ideology

symbols

Question 4.4. (TCOs 6 and 7) Intermarriage or interbreeding
between persons of different racial groups is _____. (Points : 5)

discrimination

polygyny

monogamy

miscegenation

Question 5.5. (TCO 8) Becoming a nurse or physician is an
example of a(n) _____ status. (Points : 5)

socioeconomic

achieved

gender

ascribed

Question 6.6. (TCO 8) The ability to enforce one’s will on
others over their resistance is the _____ dimension of social stratification.
(Points : 5)

prestige

power

socioeconomic

economic

Question 7.7. (TCOs 4 and 7) The belief that one’s culture
or way of life is superior to all others is _____. (Points : 5)

pride

nationalism

ethnocentrism

bigotry

Question 8.8. (TCO 3) According to the lecture, affirmative
action is becoming a(n) _____, rather than a unifying, point. (Points : 5)

dividing

unimportant

outmoded

racist

Question 9.9. (TCOs 1, 2, and 8) People who immigrated to
the United States from Ireland in the 18th and 19th centuries can be described
as _____. (Points : 5)

an ethnic group

a racial group

White ethnics

culturally
different

Question 10.10. (TCO 7) This is a process in which two or
more parties cooperatively interact in ways to accomplish a goal or reach an
end. (Points : 5)

Awareness

Collaboration

Interaction

Communication

Question 11.11. (TCOs 1 and 2) Collections of persons from
common racial or ethnic backgrounds who share common cultural interests are
_____. (Points : 5)

ethnic groups

racial groups

White ethnics

culturally
different

racial/ethnic
communities

Question 12.12. (TCOs 1 and 2) One-on-one acts by members of
the dominant group that harm subordinate group members or their property are
forms of _____. (Points : 5)

racism

prejudice

individual
discrimination

institutional
discrimination

marginalization

Question 13.13. (TCOs 3 and 4) The sum total of a society’s
knowledge of the world, values, beliefs, language, norms, and material objects
is _____. (Points : 5)

culture

subculture

cultural
diversity

globalization

nonmaterial
culture

Question 14.14. (TCOs 3 and 4) A negative way of thinking
based on a rigid generalization about members of a particular group is _____.
(Points : 5)

discrimination

prejudice

ideology

racism

ethnocentrism

Question 15.15. (TCOs 1 and 2) Racial identity development
is defined as the process of (Points : 5)

learning about
current racial issues in the United States.

being connected
with the experiences of a racial group.

growing up with
people of many races.

being able to
identify who is prejudiced.

Question 16.16. (TCOs 3 and 4) An example of a person
managing differences by avoidance would be (Points : 5)

moving the
offices of the two people who don’t get along further from each other.

talking to each
other separately.

bringing this
problem to the attention of higher management.

addressing the
problem in a team meeting.

Question 17.17. (TCOs 6 and 7) A process whereby a
previously distinct ethnic group merges socially into another group, usually
the dominant group in mainstream society, is _____. (Points : 5)

acculturation

assimilation

ethnic identification

discrimination

miscegenation

Question 18.18. (TCOs 6 and 7) _____ are informal social
organizations at work comprising of demographically or otherwise similar
members. (Points : 5)

Affinity or
employee resource groups

Ethnic groups

Racial groups

Sexual
minorities

Racial
communities

Question 19.19. (TCO 8) The social position that results
from actions or behaviors on our part or the part of others (e.g.,
husband/wife, parent, doctor, and so on) is called _____. (Points : 5)

socioeconomic
status

prestige

ascribed status

achieved status

identity

Page 2

Question 1. 1. (TCOs 1, 2, and 8) Define ethnocentrism.
Explain and give two examples of how ethnocentrism can adversely impact an
individual’s ability to interact with coworkers who are from different racial
and ethnic groups. (Points : 30)

Question 2. 2. (TCOs 3, 4, and 5) Define culture. Analyze
the differences between material and nonmaterial culture, and give examples of
each. (Points : 30)

Question 3. 3. (TCOs 6 and 7) Analyze the following
statement: “The slave always knows more about the master than the master
knows

about the slave.” What does this reflect about the
culture at the time of slavery in America? (Points : 30)

Question 4. 4. (TCOs 4 and 7) How does an American sense of
the importance of time impact cross-cultural business and professional
interactions? Considering that most American businesses are global
organizations, analyze how culture-bound thinking can negatively impact
cross-cultural business transactions. (Points : 30)

Question 5. 5. (TCO 8) Describe strategies that can be
developed to address the issue of inequality in resources that often result in
conflict between the dominant and subordinate groups. (Points : 30)

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