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2 ETH125 Week Quiz - Chs. 1 & 2 Schaefer Recognizing Stereotypes & Prejudice This is a multiple choice/short answer quiz and each item is worth 2 points for a total possible of 60 points. There is only one correct response for each numbered item, and you should use the Schaefer text to determine the best response. Place the letter of the correct answer next to the corresponding question number on the answer sheet. Review your work prior to submission and make sure you have responded to all questions. Save your work and upload the answer sheet only via the Assignments tab by the due date. The 10% deduction late policy applies, and please remember the CoO. 1. The tendency to assume that one's culture and way of life are superior to all others is termed a. cultural relativism. b. ethnocentrism. c. prejudice. d. assimilation. 2. Another term for an ethnic slur is a. ethnocentrism. b. prejudice. c. ethnophaulisms. d. discrimination. 3. Which of the following types of people would be unlikely to do much to change themselves? a. the fair-weather liberal b. the all-weather liberal c. the timid bigot d. all of these 4. Which of the following statements is FALSE regarding the authoritarian personality? a. People with authoritarian personality are usually violent criminals convicted of hate crimes. b. People with authoritarian personality tend to rebel against rules and authority. c. People with authoritarian personality do not conform to conventional values and morality. d. all of these 5. Exposure to __________ appears to improve racial tolerance. a. higher education b. mass media c. news programs d. all of these 6. Sociologists now reject the view that minorities have a. a particular personality b. low self-esteem c. a preference to belong to another group d. all of these 7. True or False - The theory of prejudice that attributes the problem to the class system inherent in capit alism is exploitation theory. 8. Prejudice is a. a negative attitude, not behavior. b. aimed at individuals, not groups. c. negative behavior, not an attitude. d. based on accurate definitions. 9. In sociology, minority refers to the a. dominant group. b. subordinate group. c. largest group. d. smallest group. 10. Members of the dominant group usually a. marry within their group. b. marry members of the subordinate group. c. become part of the group later in life. d. have the same cultural characteristics as the subordinate group. 11. What defines a racial group? a. religious differences b. cultural practices c. obvious physical differences d. all of these 12. Which of the following is NOT considered an ethnic group? a. Puerto Rican New Yorkers b. Greek Americans c. White Americans d. Jewish Americans 13. Which of the following is an ethnophaulism? a. The employer refused to consider the application from a qualified Norwegian American. b. The job applicant thought he was refused the position because he was not Black. c. The personnel manager told the applicant that she had excellent work experience for a woman. d. all of these 14. Prejudice leads to a. categorical rejection. b. is an attitude that coincides with behavior. c. discrimination. d. rejection of individuals based on their behavior. 15. The president of a bank refuses to hire the most qualified candidate for a key management position because he is Jewish. This is an example of a. discrimination. b. prejudice. c. the contact hypothesis. d. the self-fulfilling prophecy. 16. The owner of a car dealership refuses to hire a female applicant not because he thinks are women in competent, but because he fears that customers will be less likely to buy a car from a woman. Accord - ing to Merton, the owner is being a (an) a. authoritarian. b. timid bigot. c. all-weather bigot. d. reluctant liberal. 17. LaPieres study in the early 1930s involving travel with a Chinese couple to places of business indic ated that most people who participated in the follow-up questionnaire were a. all weather liberals. b. reluctant liberals. c. all weather bigots. d. timid bigots. 18. Many U.S. citizens blame immigrants for social problems such as unemployment and crime. The im migrant, in this instance becomes the a. typology. b. pluralist. c. scapegoat. d. stereotype. 19. All of the following are characteristics of an authoritarian personality except a. aggressiveness towards non-conformists. b. concern with power and toughness. c. adherence to conventional values. d. disrespect for authority. 20. Which theory would be most likely to point out that the movement to keep Chinese out of the US be came strongest during the late 19th century when Chinese immigrants and Whites fought over dwind ling numbers of jobs? a. scapegoating b. the self-fulfilling prophecy c. the authoritarian personality d. exploitation 21. Stereotyping is related to self-fulfilling prophecy in that a. it fosters a negative racial climate. b. people are aware of the negative images others have of them. c. it affects how people interact with one another. d. all of these 22. Any police-initiated action based on race, ethnicity, or national origin rather than behavior is called a. stereotyping. b. scapegoating. c. racial profiling. d. driving while black (DWB). 23. Asking people their willingness to work with or be employed with people of different ethnic back grounds measures their level of a. discrimination. b. stereotyping. c. social distance. d. scapegoating. 24. Intergroup hostility refers to prejudice by a. Whites toward minorities. b. men toward women. c. minorities toward other minorities. d. the rich towards the poor. 25. Studies consistently document that increased formal education is associated with a. scapegoating. b. structural approach. c. racial tolerance. d. racism. 26. A Black worker is shown how to perform her factory job by a White male supervisor. According to the contact hypothesis, this situation would be unlikely to reduce prejudice because a. it is set in a blue-collar atmosphere. b. the worker belongs to the union. c. the two individuals do not have equal status. d. sexism is operating as well as racism. 27. When asked to identify the role of a particular ethnic or racial background would be most likely to play in a movie or on television, teenagers indicated that ________ were most likely to play the role of physicians, lawyers, CEOs, and teachers. a. Arab Americans b. Irish Americans c. Jewish Americans d. Polish Americans 28. True or False - The theory that examines the conflict between nations who control wealth and nations who provide labor and natural resources is NOT world systems theory? 29. Which of the following is considered a racial group? a. Puerto Ricans b. Jews c. African Americans d. all of these 30. Racial beliefs serve all of the following functions for the dominant group except a. justification for denying people rights and privileges. b. discouraging subordinate people from questioning their lowly status. c. leading to feelings of responsibility among dominant groups members for subordinate group problems. d. serving as a rallying point for social movements. ... View Full Document

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