Diagnostic Quiz 9 - Question: What is the difference...

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Question: What is the difference between sex and gender? Student answered: a) Sex refers to the physical differences in the body, whereas gender concerns the psychological, social, and cultural differences between males and females. Correct answer: a) Sex refers to the physical differences in the body, whereas gender concerns the psychological, social, and cultural differences between males and females. Question: Which of the following statements would be rejected by sociologists who endorse the view that gender is socially constructed? Student answered: c) There is no biological basis for gender differences. Correct answer: a) Sex is biologically determined, and gender is culturally learned. Question: What is the "glass ceiling"? Student answered: d) It is an invisible barrier that prevents women from being hired in the first place because managers expect most women to leave the firm sooner or later to have a family. Correct answer: b) It is an invisible barrier that prevents women from achieving the highest positions in a firm, usually because they do not have the sponsorship of a senior manager. Question: Who are berdaches ? Student answered: b) young males in !Kung society who have not yet been initiated into manhood. Correct answer: d) Individuals found within some Asian, South Pacific, and North American societies who adopt the gender behavior ascribed to members of the opposite sex. Question: According to social scientists, women are more likely to hold seats in the national legislatures when Student answered: d) women have only recently gained full equality with men. Correct answer: a) there are strong socialist parties that play a role in the government. Question: The !Kung division of labor conforms to the traditional "men hunt, women gather" pattern. What percentage of food is provided by women in the !Kung society? Student answered: b) 30 to 40 percent
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This note was uploaded on 06/27/2010 for the course SYG 2000 taught by Professor Finlay during the Spring '10 term at University of South Florida Sarasota–Manatee .

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Diagnostic Quiz 9 - Question: What is the difference...

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