mcch16 - Chapter Sixteen: Ethnic and Race Relations 1....

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Chapter Sixteen: Ethnic and Race Relations 1. Compared to other industrialized countries, Canada ranks _______ with respect to the number of immigrants it expects on a proportional basis: a. *first b. third c. sixth d. not in the top ten 2. In the 2001 census, how many distinct ethnic origins did Canadians identify? a. 85 b. just under 120 c. almost 150 d. *over 200 3. Pluralism: a. means that all ethnic and racial groups are treated equally b. *does not mean that all ethnic and racial groups are treated equally c. means that individuals can have more than one ethnic origin d. none of the above 4. The Republican Party in Germany is an example of: a. a political party with a pluralism ideology b. a political party that draws its support from minority ethnic groups c. *the rise of new racist political movements e. none of the above 5. In the basic census, ethnicity entails: a. *social relationships defined on the basis of the presumed inheritance of biological ties b. social relationships defined in terms of a common language c. a shared social identity that is signified through the use of physiological markers e. none of the above 6. The symbolic markers of ethnicity include: a. language b. religion c. a sense of common history d. *all of the above 7. Ethnicity involves symbolic markers that are: a. biological b. attitudinal c. *cultural d. none of the above 8. On what basis have ethnicity and race come to be distinguished? a. ethnicity refers to smaller groups, race to larger ones b. ethnicity is a social construct, whereas race is biologically determined c. ethnicity is restricted to those of European background, while race refers to people from other parts of the world d. *none of the above
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9. Increasingly, the term race is being replaced by the term: a. ethnicity b. *visible minority c. nationality d. none of the above 10. The ethnic groups defined chiefly in terms of religion such as Hutterites: a. tend to see ethnicity as irrelevant b. tend to see ethnicity as highly relevant c. often form ethnic communities e. none of the above 11. An ethnic group: a. is the same as in ethnic community b. is the same as in ethnic category c. *has the potential to become an ethnic community d. none of the above 12. An ethnic community: a. involves the formation of ethnically specific institutions b. always closes itself off from the social environment c. often forms only a partial community d. all of the above 13. Pluralistic theories believe that: a. *ethnic and racial differences are natural or inevitable b. ethnic diversity inevitably leads to conflict c. ethnic and racial intermarriage will eventually eliminate ethnic and racial distinctions e. none of the above 14. Primordialists argue that: a. ethnic differences are based on genetically determined processes of kin selection and reproduction b. *ethnic differences are based on emotional ties with those one identifies with c. ethnic differences are the primary form of social distinction
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