Test 3 2009 - SOC101Y BRYM TEST #3 10 FEBRUARY 2010 This...

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1 SOC101Y – BRYM TEST #3 10 FEBRUARY 2010 This test is worth 20 percent of your final grade. You have 75 minutes to complete it. Determine the BEST answer to each of the following questions. Mark the best answer on your Scantron sheet. Use a DARK pencil and fill in each box COMPLETELY. Make sure you write your student ID number on the Scantron sheet. AIDS ALLOWED: Nonprogrammable calculator and English-foreign language dictionary IF checked by an invigilator before the test begins. Part 1: Applications (8 questions) A sociologist conducts a survey of adults who work full-time in Slobovia’s paid labour force. From her data, she creates the table below, showing the average annual income in thousands of dollars of various categories of Slobovian workers. To help ensure that income differences in the table are not due to differences in years of education or years of work experience, she includes only people with a university degree and more than 10 years of Slobovian work experience. Category Annual income in thousands of dollars Men 40 Women 30 Immigrants 30 Non-immigrants 40 Visible minority 30 Non-visible minority 40 Male immigrants 35 Male non-immigrants 45 Male visible minority 35 Male non-visible minority 45 Female immigrants 25 Female non-immigrants 40 Female visible minority 25 Female non-visible minority 40 Male immigrant visible minority 30 Male non-immigrant visible minority 40 Male immigrant non-visible minority 40 Male non-immigrant non-visible minority 50 Female immigrant visible minority 20 Female non-immigrant visible minority 45 Female immigrant non-visible minority 35 Female non-immigrant non-visible minority 45
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2 1. Which of the following does the survey suggest? a. gender and racial discrimination exist in Slobovia’s paid labour force b. gender discrimination exists in Slobovia’s paid labour force, but not racial discrimination c. racial discrimination exists in Slobovia’s paid labour force, but not gender discrimination d. neither gender nor racial discrimination exist in Slobovia’s paid labour force 2. Which of the following does the survey suggest? a. racial discrimination exists among immigrant women and among non-immigrant women b. racial discrimination exists among immigrant women but not among non-immigrant women c. racial discrimination exists neither among immigrant women nor among non-immigrant women d. one can draw no sound conclusions from the survey about the existence of racial discrimination among immigrant and non-immigrant women 3. What the survey shows about racial discrimination among immigrant and non-immigrant women is: a. much different from what surveys show about racial discrimination among immigrant and non-immigrant women in Canada b. quite similar to what surveys show about racial discrimination among immigrant and non-immigrant women in Canada c. impossible to compare with the Canadian situation d. none of the above 4. Which of the following does the survey suggest? a. racial discrimination exists among immigrant men and among non-immigrant men
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2011 for the course SOC SOC101Y1 taught by Professor Tepperman during the Spring '08 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.

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